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Ok, so I am having the same issue with my dad’s pc.

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Reboot system and rerun this application” I have tried multiple times installing and trying multiple forum suggestions with no solution. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Once you get to the dell page for dimyou may need to click the tab that says xeo51 Drivers for Dim “. I found out I had two “drivers” installed, I uninstalled them both with Revo Uninstaller – completely wiping them from my PC.

Remove any previously installed driver using the instructions in the next section. Extract the files first in a folder Example: The msinfo32 command didn’t open anything, after two attempts, which seems odd.


When running the Chipset installation, I get an error message linked to some ”Kernel” fuss that I can’t understand for the life of me. Add your comment to this article You need delk be a member to leave a comment. Computer powers off in sleep mode Or to make this simple Then let’s try this Copyright -Tech Support Forum.

Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. Virus Problem, Please Help. You probably don’t have a Soundmax audio device.

Dell DE051 Intel 82801EB ICH5 AC’97

I installed that, aueio worked, but I don’t see the results anywhere. First a few “tech tidbits” as fyi for anyone reading this thread in the future that may help one troubleshoot AC97 sound card issues 1. But if you look under System Devices in your dxdiag, your sound card appears so it’s detected in your hardware Code:. No, create an account now.

Dell DE Intel EB ICH5 AC’97 – Tech Support Forum

However I also see the image below one of which you have linked and I do not understand how this one fits in this thread Did you install the chipset driver first link below? Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds.


I got a link to the appropriate driver to download I been using SoundMax for years on this same machine and considering the chipset installation failed, I’ve no clue where to go from there. The time now is Did you read the instructions link to a PDF document in my last post?

Again, this was in your dell report so your AC97 sound card IS detected!

Yes, my password is: Alright cheers for the info. Also refer to this instruction: TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

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