I tried some headphones in the computer in every plug but still no joy. I’ve seen cases of the Web Cam causing this problem. Realtek is the on board sound system. Sound works on Skype also. I just installed Windows 7 and my soundcard no longer works. Throws them pretty quick, within 30 minutes. If you have for sure tried using working headphones in each of these ports without any results, we can be pretty sure that the problem lies with your operating system somewhere, which is good because that means it’s probably not faulty hardware.

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Page 1 of 2. Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. Find More Posts by seavixen Fireberd, thanks for the fast response.

Find More Posts by fireberd. User Name Remember Ddell I am really, really bad with computers and I don’t know what the speakers are called or anything.

I will report back dell xps 8300 audio if I can. I recently ran a troubleshooting program and it says that my speakers are not plugged in but they plainly are. Make sure it shows the sound device as the RealTek HD Audio assuming you have the standard integrated – on the motherboard audio l If it shows something else such as the generic “HD Audioi Codec” that Windows installs that is most likely the problem.


I had downloaded and installed xpps latest version of Realtek Audio over a year ago, when Dell xps 8300 audio still had sound.

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I tried some headphones in the computer in every plug but still no joy. You can get your sound drivers from Aduio Support. All times dell xps 8300 audio GMT I do a lot of support on the Dell users forum and we have found that non-Dell sound drivers either do not work or do not work correctly. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.

Find More Posts by Sceptre. But disabling dell xps 8300 audio solved the problem for me. Anyway back deol the no sound saga. Also a screenshot of the Sound Panel, Playback section.

Once I knew that the hardware was OK, it was just a question of tracking down what was blocking the Realtek output. The fix was stable after both a warm reboot and a cold restart. You are dell xps 8300 audio up there with the experts. No further issues since then.

I would really appreciate it if you guys could help me out here. Sceptre 64 bit Windows 7 8 posts.

My mistake Fireberd, thanks for the fast response. RealTek is just the built-in audio hardware for your computer and I suspect that your second bullet point “High definition audio device” is referring to that.


Okay folks, I ran into are really confusing situation. I was the Midwest regional manager in Kansas City and my area was basically everything west of the Mississippi to the Rockies.

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It just hangs there and never installs the tool. If anyone knows of some obscure fix or test Dell Testing doesn’t run, just hangs thereI would appreciate a response. A possibly not unrelated problem is that the pc does not go into sleep mode, as specified in the power User Name Remember Dell xps 8300 audio

For now I am going to leave it as is and when I get some time, still have to repipe the condensation flow from my furnace, I will tinker with it. I probably would not have been able to blunder my way to the solution without his help. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been dell xps 8300 audio, sponsored, dll otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.