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Sound doesn\'t work even with PCI sound card

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May 31, 2011 10:30:49 PM

Hey trying to get a older system going for daughter dell dementsion 3000 installed new hard drive reloaded Xp pro no sound installed a internal sound card clarity technology fm 801 a pci audio still no sound devise manager says working properly. no sound
June 1, 2011 2:03:11 AM

On laptops, sometimes the volume control is part of the keyboard. Consult (download) the full user manual from the manufacturer's website.

Double click the speaker icon in the lower right hand of the desktop, this will bring up the mixer, or single click to bring up the volume control.
But in case the volume is missing, corrupted, or the audio is otherwise non-functional:
you check whichever audio was installed:
click start, control panel, add remove programs, look at the list...
which audio software is shown on the list? delete it, restart the computer.

now visit the motherboard manufacturer or computer manufacturer's website
look up your computer drivers by model number
download the latest audio drivers, save on the desktop...
turn the antivirus off,
if you have multiple security programs installed, turn them all off
(your driver may not install if security systems are turned on)
now load your new audio driver, restart, turn the antivirus back on.
Let the forum know if that solves the problem. SGM
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June 23, 2011 5:51:55 PM

Thank you for your response. I tired that and it still didnt work. returned sound card and bought a new one and this one worked fine. thanks again for taking time to help.
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