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Recently I had to reinstall my software for Windows XP and realize I have no sound coming out of my speakers. The control panel tells me that I hav no audio device. It also says there are no active mixer devices available. What do I need to install
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Download and install Everest Home Edition

Run the programme, click + next to computer then summary

Look on right for multimedia / audio adapter

Look at the manufacturer’s site for the suitable driver for your Operating System


If you are unable to find it, please post the make and model here before you download anything

Please set a system restore point before you install anything
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Thanks, I found this: Intel 82801DB ICH4 - AC'97 Audio Controller [A-1]

Where do I get it from?

Veronica
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Can you post the motherboard name / model
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Motherboard Name Dell Dimension 4550


CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 2000 MHz (20 x 100)

Motherboard Chipset Intel Brookdale i845PE
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Can you set a restore point then download and install this

http://support.dell....=1&fileid=67126

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R56339.EXE

Download

1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP
users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In:
window appears.
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file
icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R56339.EXE.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\r56339. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.
Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor
window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\r56339 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
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That worked! THANKS!
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Thank You for letting me know
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