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[Solved] Re-install XP on New HDD, No Sound

llanfallteg16

FPCH Member
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Dec 21, 2011
Location
South West Wales
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Some Experience
Hi All,

Dell Dimension 4700, XP Home, SP3, 2GBRAM, Video Radeon HD5450 2GB

Recently reinstalled XP on new HDD. Got around to the speakers last night and found no sound even from headphones jack.

Device manager shows problem with Multimedia Audio Controller. Tried to download new drivers but none can be found.
This is an on-board sound chip that seems to have been missed when the drivers were handed out!
I still have access to the old HDD in a HDD Caddy. Can I copy a file from the old Windows system to the new HDD. If this
is possible what am I looking for? I've identified the files with drivers but not sure what's wanted.

Any help would be appreciated.

Regards

J
 

llanfallteg16

FPCH Member
Joined
Dec 21, 2011
Location
South West Wales
PC Experience
Some Experience
Hi Ken,

Fantastic, downloaded the files from Dell in Canada, they seem more friendly there!
Needed an ATI codec bundle as well, so downloaded the lot.
Annie Lennox sings again!
All sorted again. I'll get some work done eventually.

Thanks for your most welcome help yet again.
Regards

J
 

KenB

Administrator
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Oct 19, 2008
Location
Wirral UK
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Very Experienced
You are welcome.

Glad that it was that simple :)
 
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