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So yesterday, when trying to start it up, the screen was blank except for one line of type at the top which was seemingly gibberish, and it said something like "SX-300 However, there is an odd beeping noise that "seems" to be coming from the lower-rear area of the inside of the tower. Everything was installed properly and there was still no audio device. Stay logged in MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Hardware > MajorGeeks.Com Menu MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware have a peek here

Also, I did try yesterday's method when I was getting only 1 line on the dark screen, where I remove a memory stick, forcing the computer to set up area, which If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. O instead download the one that you recommended? SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3513/t/17686167

Everything checks out, but there is just no sound. We both think there's something wrong with the motherboard. I also tried System Restore, but it would only let me go as far back as a week ago, and even then it would report, "System Restore did not complete successfully,

Join our site today to ask your question. Yang Xiong 3.350 visualizaciones 3:31 Dell Dimension 5150 repair and upgrade - Duración: 8:34. Once all the partitions are deleted, proceed with the installation and the system will setup default partitions and boot up fine.Fixing Video------------At this point the system runs 640x480 on a generic jenmyung View Public Profile Send a private message to jenmyung Find all posts by jenmyung #2 04-25-2008, 01:29 PM snowmonkey Offline Registered User Join Date: Jun 2003 Posts:

It was my understanding that there were no compatibility issues in such an upgrade; and when I check the status of the audio drivers, it shows that it's functioning properly. Resolution: Update the Zune driver. After a reboot the screen resolution improved to 1280x1024 - quite acceptable. http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/272300-no-sound-after-xp-windows-7-upgrade.html About a month ago, I lost sound and got the dreaded No Audio Device problem.

It allows you to set up a Windows XP mode for Windows 7. Add to Favorites Search Forums Advanced Search: New Posts: Today's Posts: Go to Page... You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Question Strange startup problems with Dell Dimension Sunday, June 07, 2009 12:03 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Link still not working.

It's in the process of updating them, but it's been stuck at 95% for half an hour or more. http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/forum/windows-xp/38861-no-audio-device-dell-dimension-4700-a.html Iniciar sesión 5 Cargando... I also tested the sound, and it still didn't work. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4700-no-sound.php Sunday, June 07, 2009 12:26 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote same error.I just tried the Creative beta driver and that didn't work either. This don't seem to be a working link. On a similar note, if I cannot get teh Audigy working, I would like to get the onboard sound card to work (soundmax integrated digital audio) but like above, none of

Thank you!Click to expand... Major Attitude, Dec 16, 2013 #6 AloisD Private E-2 Major Attitude, rebooting in safe mode worked, thank you. I go to device manager to find out that soundmax integrated digital audio wasnt working. Check This Out Cambiar a otro idioma: Català | Euskara | Galego | Ver todo Learn more You're viewing YouTube in Spanish (Spain).

But nothing worked. From what I've been reading up, many people who installed or upgrade to the 7100 Build face the same problem I do. I might just downgrade back to XP in the mean time after a few more attempt at this.

Sunday, June 07, 2009 12:42 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote yea, I actually tried that driver once before too.

The time now is 03:06 PM. I called Dell again, the new person (I paid for this service, mind you) told me that I have 2.1 system and I that I should probably buy a different sound Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Installing Windows 7 32-bit on a Dell Dimension 4600 Desktop This post has been flagged and will be reviewed jenmyung View Public Profile Send a private message to jenmyung Find all posts by jenmyung #6 11-08-2011, 02:05 PM antonbritz Offline Registered User Join Date: Nov 2011 Posts:

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dimension 4600/Windows 7 Drivers by amkfoo / January 11, 2010 1:16 AM PST In reply to: driver I cannot seem to find the but then I would think windows should be smart enough to give an error saying exactly that Perhaps windows isn't giving file reading rights where the drivers are being extracted to? I also already tried allowing the device to search the internet... http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4700-discs.php pe 1.410.001 visualizaciones 3:06 DELL 4700 HELP - Duración: 3:31.

Very weird. Major Attitude, I will read your article, and do as you advise, hopefully, that will work, and I will report back. Does anyone have a perspective on how I can work around this?Thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - drivers by jeff_windows_team / January 12, 2010 3:09 AM PST In Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Elige tu idioma. I am kinda interested and may dig up mine to try later, let me know if it works http://www.driverheaven.net/youp-pax-drivers/181620-pax-pci-sb24-audigy-os-win-7-v1-00-a.html Just tried it and same deal... Thanks again! This is a new, win7 beta driver that definetly supports your Creative card, if it doesn't install or the link won't work post me...http://support.creative.com/downloads/welcome.aspx?nDriverType=11#type_11 Saturday, June 06, 2009 11:59 PM Reply

Thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dell dimension 4600 Windows 7 multi media controller driver by rosemeadow58 / September 25, 2012 4:10 PM PDT In reply to: Installing Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I unistalled it and installed it again, didnt work. Looks like this is a very useful place to find some answers.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - http://forums.cnet.com/7723-19411_102-377324.html?tag=mncol; by milton9412 / March 9, 2011 3:57 PM PST In reply to: Installing Windows 7 32-bit on a Dell Dimension 4600 Desktop Cargando... Añadir a Cargando listas de reproducción... Me too, but I am stubborn, you said the creative driver gave the error the "device not supported" when installing.

Siguiente Sound Card Install - Duración: 9:56. from MS for the Zune,but I suppose about the same"Code 39 Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. ITC Austin 14.063 visualizaciones 6:17 Need help with my dell, dimension 4700... So I called Dell.

I just tried the Creative beta driver and that didn't work either. how about you? It works out better for everyone that way. What sort of errors are you gtting when trying to install the drivers?Once you get to the page with drivers listed click on the beta drivers link....