I think my sound card crashed?

By TridentCrash
Dec 5, 2008
  1. Hi I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 and still have all factory default settings and devices. The other day my pc froze and i rebooted it and when I did i no longer had volume controls. So I rebooted again and still nothing, so I removed my aundio drivers and rebooted again then i tried to reinstall the driver off the install disk and off the dell website 3 imes each wit a reboot inbetween install and removal but i still cant get sound controls. I dont even get the litle speaker symbol on the task window thing. If any one can help me with this please either reply to this or email me at cori99andre @ gmail . com. Thanks!

    P.S. I HATE DELL!!!!!! Have had too many problems just not enough money in the wallet to build a custom desktop like i would like to.
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    Try doing an Operating System repair. You don't say what OS you are running. Is it XP?
  3. TridentCrash

    TridentCrash TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 68

    Yea I'm running Windows XP. I refuse to run vista
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    So are you going to try a repair install of XP? Someone in your other post said you were running Linux...
  5. TridentCrash

    TridentCrash TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 68

    My other post?
    Yea I ran the repair last night at 6 pm and its almost 1 pm and its still running... i think im gonna have to reinstall windows but im not to sure.
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