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Dell Optiplex 755 - Windows 7 and internal speaker

Q: Dell Optiplex 755 - Windows 7 and internal speaker

i have a Dell Optiplex 755 that i have done a clean install of Windows 7 on.all is working OK, but i am having an audio problem.I installed the Vista audio drivers for this model from the Dell website and the audio appears to be OK (windows detects it and gives volume control).however i was expecting to hear sound from the internal speaker, but i get no sound at all.
should i be able to get sound from the internal speaker?

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Preferred Solution: Dell Optiplex 755 - Windows 7 and internal speaker

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hi,
I have Dell Optiplex 3020 desktop running on Windows 8.1. The inbuilt speakers are not working but when connected with head phones, the audio is available. Please help 

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i have optiplex 380.on win7 internal speaker does not working.i installed sound driver from dell site.

A:optiplex 380 internal speaker

Hi hmnah,
Do you remember making any recent changes to the computer prior to this issue?
I would suggest you to follow the steps mentioned below:
Method 1:
Open audio troubleshooter and check if the issue occurs follow the steps in the link below:
Open the Playing Audio troubleshooter
Method 2:
Verify if the default sound device is set correctly. Follow these steps:

Click the Start button, click Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound, and then click Sound.
Click the Playback tab. Make sure the correct default audio device is selected. (For most users, the default audio device is Speakers.)
If your default device isn't set to the correct audio device, on the Playback tab, select the correct device, click Properties, click the Advanced tab, and make sure that Default Format is set to the value that you expect. When finished, click OK.
On the Playback tab, select the playback device, click Configure, and then make sure the configurations are set correctly.
If the sound settings are set correctly, and your speakers are already set as the default device, go to "Verify that an audio driver is installed" now.
Select the audio device that you want as the default audio device, and then click Set Default.
Click OK to save your settings.

For your reference follow the steps in the following link:
Tips for fixing common sound problems
Method 3:
If the above step fails follow the steps from the link:
No sound in Windows.
Let me know the status.

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Which driver needs to install in OptiPlex 780 for an Internal speaker? I need help because tried many but failed. It's not working. (It's OptiPlex 780 slim body and using window 10.)

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New Dell Optiplex 980 Win. 7 64 bit (SSD) and having diffy with my computer speakers and playing the onboard / internal speaker that both play at the same time. 
.I've updated the Realtek High Definition driver and believe system is up to date on everything else. Would this be a matter of just disabling the onboard speaker?

Thanks.

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Hello Everybody,
I thought I'd create an account so that I could share / brag about making the internal speaker on the OptiPlex 760 (and presumably others) work with Windows 10 and likely Windows 8, as well.
When I upgraded from Windows 7, one of the first things I noticed (once I realized it had booted up and I was staring at the desktop and not a splash screen) was that the sound wasn't working.  There was an installed driver (courtesy of Microsoft), a generic HD Audio that probably came from Analog Devices, themselves.  It noticed that there weren't headphones (front) or speakers (back) plugged in, but not the internal speaker.
After some (unsuccessful) fiddling around, and searching, I found this post from 2009 (right around the release of Windows 7).
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3513/t/19299870

That worked well for Windows 7 using the Vista drivers, so I went in search of the Windows 7 drivers (which had since been released) in the hopes that it'd work for Windows 8 or 10 (update R228257):
http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=66TNR

Booyah!  I didn't even need to run the installer in compatibility mode!

A:DELL OptiPlex 760 Internal Speakers and Windows 10 (ADI 198x integrated audio drivers)

I, too, have an Optiplex 760 made in 2008 that I have updated to Windows 10 Pro.  Since I usually use an external speaker, I didn't notice this issue at first - until I tried the front headphone jack; there was no sound, and plugging in the headphones didn't silence the external speakers.  Eventually, I found the Sound tool in Control panel that lets you choose either the external speaker jack on the back or the front panel headphone jack and the internal speaker.  My current audio driver is the Win10 version, 10.0.10586.0.
What I'd like to clarify is whether you are having to choose which connector to use, as I am, or whether that driver will let you have a speaker plugged into the rear panel jack and still use the front panel headphone jack without having to choose in Control Panel - as it worked in Windows 7.

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Hello,
I just installed an internal speaker in my Dell Precision T3500.  How do I configure a Windows 10 system to use that speaker?  The T3500 product documentation references the internal speaker but I haven't found any documentation on how to get it to work.  I assume it's a cheap business speaker, so I know the quality won't be great.  I'm just hoping for some basic sound out of it.
Thanks in advance,
Rob

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Hi Everyone,
I was hoping to use an old dell internal speaker on T3600, and realized that the pin connector on motherboard (MB) is slightly different. The old speaker was taken from an Optiplex 745. On the 745 MB, the audio port is like one pin, space, three other pins, but on T3600 MB, the layout is three pins, space, one pin. The speaker has four cables, green,[space], black, white and red. I can plug in the speaker but it does not work properly.  
My question is if anyone knows the pinout on T3600 MB. I can then rearrange pin receptacles of the speaker to make the speaker work. 

Thank you,

DZ

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So the other night I heard some crackling noises coming from my laptop and then the sound just stopped working altogether. I pretty frequently plug and unplug a set of external speakers in the headphone jack so I figured this might be the issue. Sure enough, when I apply pressure with my finger over the headphone jack opening the internal speakers work fine. When I release the pressure the internal speakers stop working. I kind of smacked the laptop on the side a bit and it seems to be ok for now but I'm guessing the only way to fix this permanently if the issue returns is to open the laptop and secure anything that might be loose near the headphone jack. I have never opened up my laptop before, if I do have to do this are there some precautions I should be taking to ensure I don't completely mess it up?
 

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Hello Dell community!
Yesterday I did a motherboard swap in my E6420 from the Intel HD board to the Nvidia board.
Everything seems to be working fine, except the internal speakers won't work in the OS.
I booted into the built in diagnostics, tested the audio, and it played the tones of audio through the speakers.
I have a suspicion that because I did the Motherboard swap, I can no longer use the old IO board due to it being a different size, the audio device may be on that as it has the headphone jack.
Also, I know it uses a different sound device, but the HDMI audio works just fine.
Any help would be appreciated!

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I am searching for an internal hard drive for Dell Optiplex GX110. Can I use any hard drive or do I need to buy a Dell specific one? Also does it have to be specifically for that year and model of computer?

 

A:Searching for an internal hard drive for Dell Optiplex GX110

You can use any hard drive from any manufacturer thats IDE(ATA/PATA) up to 120GB in size.
 

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I am running Windows 10 Professional with current up-to-date updates on my Dell Inspiron Laptop.

Several days ago I noticed that plugging in current headset no longer muted the internal speaker. I know that it is not the headset as it works perfectly on another computer.
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Doing a web search has not resulted in finding the problem, let alone a solution. Further my anti-virus is up-to-date, as are the microphone and speaker drivers.

Pointers in the direction of a solution will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

A:External Speaker Fails to Mute Internal Speaker

What audio codec does your laptop use?

It will be listed in device manager. The VEN DEV combo will be enough information.

You'll find it in the device properties details tab, specifically, the "Hardware IDs" section.

It will resemble this:

Code:
HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0288&SUBSYS_10EC0191&REV_1000
Usually the audio codec chip itself will detect an external speaker is plugged in. Have you checked your audio device's configuration software? It should have a shortcut in the classic control panel.

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I was planning on buying either a Dell Optiplex 780 SFF or an Dell Optiplex 980 SFF but I would like to know which one will work with Windows XP 64 Bit.

A:Will Windows XP 64 Bit work on a Dell Optiplex 780 SFF or Optiplex 980 SFF?

For Windows XP 64 Bit its best to use the somewhat hidden (old ftp website):
http://ftp.dell.com/Browse_For_Drivers/Desktops/Optiplex/OptiPlex%20780/
http://ftp.dell.com/Browse_For_Drivers/Desktops/Optiplex/OptiPlex%20790/
http://ftp.dell.com/Browse_For_Drivers/Desktops/Optiplex/OptiPlex%20980/
This has the old drivers listed of multiple versions including the XP x64 drivers not mentioned on Drivers and Downloads. The new ftp website is slightly broken at present.

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Hi. This 24pix MINI atx power connector is basically the same as normal ATX connector (bur smaller of course)? At the pin settings is different? Where I can buy 24pix ATX to 24 pin MINI atx adapter that will work with those boards? Thanks.

A:Dell OptiPlex 760 (GX760) SFF and Dell OptiPlex 780 (GX780) SFF mainboard power connector?

Moddiy makes this.
Dell 980 960 780 760 PSU 24-Pin to Mini 24-Pin Adapter Cable (10cm)http://www.moddiy.com/products/Dell-980-960-780-760-PSU-24%252dPin-to-Mini-24%252dPin-Adapter-Cable-%2810cm%29.html
 

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I'm trying to find a way to play music through the internal speaker in windows xp. I have a sound card, etc, and regular playback works fine, but I can't find a driver/setting to route the playback to the pc speaker instead.

(my "sound card" is actually integrated into the motherboard, but the pc speaker works fine (such as with the beeps in the keyboard acessibility options)).

(background: I've hooked an LED where the internal speaker should be, so that I can see the beeps. I'd also like to be able to see when wav's (or other music) is played, but I don't want to tear apart my system and make the regular music output unusable for others)

thank you.
 

A:playing music through internal speaker in windows xp

the "windoze beep speaker" your talking about i believe can only play a few tones so it would be horrid sound if you could route it through... and most games wouldtn work with it because there are no drivers
 

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Hi, I can't seem to get the internal speaker (the one which reports POST errors at BIOS) to beep when running Windows 10 Pro 64bit.  I can't find any incompatibility issues online.  The speaker works at BIOS (removing RAM causes it to beep) and the onboard audio works when playing through a speaker.  I have a couple of apps that should force the internal speaker to beep but nothing happens.  Can anyone suggest anything. Lenovo support say this is not their issue as hardware works. Thanks

A:Internal speaker not working on M900 Windows 10 Pr...

Just as an update I think the problem is that either hardware or Windows 10 is forcing all sound output to onboard sound card. Is there a way to force to internal speaker.

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My dell optiplex 740 will open windows ,so before this happened,i install windows 7 home premium instead of windows 7 professional.When it didn't install properly,my windows will not open after i restart my PC it keeps saying  The computer restart unexpectedly  or encountered an error.Windows installation cannot proceed.To install windows,click "OK"to restart the computer,and then restart the installation.this message keeps repeating itself every time i boot my pc up.I try to reset my PC factory settings,but it wouldn't work,do i need  to buy a Dell recovery disk to get my PC running?

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Hello, I own a Dell Optiplex 745, running Windows XP Professional 32-bit. The Dell System Direct isn't launching, even though it will download, it says .APPLICATION, which cannot be opened. Does anyone have a fix?

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Hello, I own a Dell Optiplex 745, running Windows XP Professional 32-bit. The Dell System Direct isn't launching, even though it will download, it says .APPLICATION, which cannot be opened. Does anyone have a fix?

A:Dell Optiplex 745 - Windows XP Pro 32-bit Dell System direct issue.

The older versions of Dell System Detect are security risks - if you're running an antivirus program, it may be flagging and intercepting the program.  At any rate, you should NOT be using Windows XP online at this point, as it has seen no security updates in almost two years - you really need to upgrade to a supported version of Windows (at this point, that's a minimum of Windows 7).

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I recently discovered a difference in the volume; the left speaker of the laptop has been functioning normally while there seems to be very low to no sound coming from the right speaker.

Any suggestions?

A:Dell Inspiron 15 5559 Audio - Right Speaker has low volume while the left speaker functions normally

Hello.You didn't mention the headphone jack, so if you have not yet done so, plug in headphones and see if the balance is okay in them. If the headphones check out okay, then most probably it's a problem related to the speakers.
The test for speakers is the ePSA audio test. It is a hardware test, which means that if the test  tones are very low in the right speaker, but normal in the left speaker, then there is hardware failure somewhere, related to the right speaker.
If both speakers sound normal during the test, then the problem is in the software. Do the usual things like re-install the audio driver, check the balance levels in the Sound properties, try different audio sources, etc.
Re-installing the audio driver resets the settings to their default configurations, so if you do it then you don't have to bother with things like volumes and balance settings, because they will be okay.(Also if the balance is okay through headphones, then it should be okay through the speakers too.)
Here is how to do a simple driver re-install:
1.    Open the Device Manager.2.    Expand the "Sound, video & game controllers" category.3.    Right click on "Realtek High Definition Audio".4.    Click "uninstall".5.    Do not check the box to “delete the driver software for this device”. 6.    Restart the computer. Windows will detect your device a... Read more

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Hi, I might be able to buy a second hand Optiplex mini tower and I would like to install the motherboard etc. of my Optiplex 755 SFF.

Wilt thi fit?

The idea is that with the Mini Tower I can buy a better GPU.

thanx.

A:Does motherboard of Optiplex 755 SFF fit in a Dell optiplex 745 dualcore mini tower?

No it wont fit.   The board layout, number of slots etc is different.

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I recently tried changing my default audio back to my installed soundcard, I have used this soundcard on many occasions without any problems, when reconnecting my webcam it made itself the default device. After disabling the audio on the webcam, and disabling the audio on the internal Realtek soundcard and enabling my soundblaster soundcard, I saved changed and restarted my computer. When I went to the sounds and audio devices in control panel, it shows "no audio device" under volume, and under audio its showing "no playback devices" and "no redording devices" "no midi playback devices" and the dropdown arrow is greyed out so I can't set up my default device. I went to hardware, and it shows both the internal and external soundcards there and that they are both working properly. The media control devices were showing a yellow exclamation mark beside them before, but after uninstalling and reinstalling everything in the sounds aand audio devices hardware tab it was corrected. I have tried going to Device manager, and uninstalling the system speakers and then clicking on "check for hardware changes" and having them be reinstalled, but it has not corrected the issue. I have no installation disc to reinstall windows xp in repair mode..... Does anyone have any idea how I can fix this problem? Also my sound recorder is also missing. I am running Windows XP Home Edition Version 2002.
 

A:Windows xp home missing internal speaker controls and volume controls

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We have a number of Dell Optiplex 320s, which are rejecting wake on LAN requests following upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7.
The onboard network adapter is a Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller. The latest driver v4.60.0.1 is installed. I've also tried a different network adapter, Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC.
WOL is enabled in the BIOS. The BIOS has been upgraded to v1.1.12.
Does anyone know how WOL can be enabled for this model with Windows 7?
 
Andy Harris.
IT Technician, Redmoor Academy.
 
 

A:Dell Optiplex 320 WOL with Windows 7

Hello Andy,
I have the same problem with OptiPlex 320s.  Did you ever find a solution?
Thanks!

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I just talked to a guy who has had his speakers swiped by his brother. I told him most pc s come with an internal speaker so he should get some sound even if it is the basic beeps. He says no way without external speakers. I don't think I have ever had a pc without a internal speaker of some kind. I have even seen softeare to play mp3s, poorly, using win 3. He says his computer is two weeks old. Am I out to lunch on this? It's driving me nuts.
 

A:Internal speaker?

The "internal speaker" on many systems these days is simply a small "piezo" beeper attached to the motherboard, not like the "real" speaker that used to be fitted to older systems.

The internal speaker is controlled at BIOS level, and is not usually available to Windows as a sound output device, just a BIOS error signalling device.

So your were in to lunch, once. But lunch has changed.
 

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Is there no internal speaker for the 700-414? I'm moving some things around and I don't have my audio system hooked up yet.Thanks

A:Internal speaker

KAP1959, welcome to the forum. No, HP desktops do not have internal speakers except for the system sounds.  This is not capable of working for other sound.  If there are speakers they would be in the monitor. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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An internal speaker in my computer keeps beeping periodically (at very different rates) when I play games and only when I play games as far as I've noticed.

What causes this and how do I make it stop?
 

A:Internal speaker

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I have had this Dell desktop computer for about 6 years running Win XPpro SP3, and it was running fine until my kids were playing an online game. 
 
While they were playing the cursor from the Microsoft wireless mouse disappeared. I put in a new battery and tried pressing the tiny buttons on the bottom of the mouse and the USB stick. Still nothing.
 
On the screen was a long horizontal box that said Press space bar to exit, or something like that.
I don't know if it was a prompt from the game, or some kind of spyware thing, but I pressed it and it shut down the browser.
 
Without a cursor, and looking at my desktop icons, I figured I better restart the computer. So I used my keyboard to start Shut Down. It then started to install 8 updates. After the last one, message was "WIndows shutting down". That stayed that way for a good 1/2 hour.
 
That didn't seem right, so I pulled the plug out of the back so that I could restart the PC. I then hit the power button, and the Dell screen with the OptiPlex number and the BIOS revision number came on as ususal, except the horizontal bar that shows system starting did not proceed left to right. It stopped not even 1/4 of the way across the screen, and it just stays that way.
 
I pulled the plug out to try again - same result.
 
I do not have a Dell or Windows install CD or any install from USB stick, so would like to know what my options are, short of taking it in for repair.
 
I can use ... Read more

A:Dell Optiplex Won't Load Windows

Hello,
Is the Netbook also running XP?

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Hey guys!
Is it possible to install Windows 7 on this machine?
My dad found a Optiplex GX280 lying around somewhere.
He brought it back home and I was pretty impressed by it's specs.
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (Build 2600)

Memory (RAM) 503 MB

Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz

2773.4 MHz

Am not so sure about a graphics card,
I opened it up and it seemed like something was missing.
It doesn't really matter now.

I will use this computer as a secondary in my home,
Am going to set it for my dad,
So he won't use mines anymore.

Am having second thoughts about installing Windows 7 on this machine because of it's low RAM and it's older chipset.

If I do install Win7 on this machine,
Am going to remove all the eye candy from it so it won't rely as much on it's graphics.

I also posted this almost exact post here:
Dell Optiplex GX 280
(Since the author of that post also talked about the same machine)

The reason I want to install Windows 7 on this computer is because of HomeGroup.
I have a lot of files on my main computer that I might need in the future.
So in a long shot, I just want to sync up both computer in my network.

Should I go for it?

A:Windows 7 on Dell Optiplex GX280

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Microsoft Support


If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes:
1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor.
1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit).
16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit).
DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver.



Windows 7 System Requirements

Like you said, the RAM would be the an issue.
I would bump it up to at least 1GB..

Drivers for Windows 7 might also be an issue, Check with Dell Support Page for the model an see if they have any drivers for Windows 7.

You need a graphics card/device that supports at least DirectX9 in additon WDDM (Started when Vista came out)

Research before installing!!

If you have the Windows XP disk than I would maybe try it out (I say maybe because if it was me I would just accept XP but that does not mean it can't be done.)

If anything goes wrong or you can't find drivers that Windows 7 will accept than you can always re-install XP. (If you have the disk)

Although HomeGroup is a cool feature you can share a folder or even a drive in XP, or buy a network storage unit. That way any computers in your network can have access to files and folders

In the end all the specs are there if you bump the RAM to 1GB, just don't expect it to be fast.

Hope this Helps, and Happy Holidays!
Ryan

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Hi, I recently upgraded my Dell Optiplex 755 EnergySmart MT to Windows 7.0.  I am not getting any sound from the speakers.  Can someone please help?

A:Dell Optiplex 755 MT with Windows 7.0 NO SOUND

The windows Vista Driver for X86 or X64 works fine in windows 7 or windows 8 or windows 8.1 You will also need the AMT HECI drivers if the system has Vpro
http://downloads.dell.com/Pages/Drivers/optiplex-755.html
http://downloads.dell.com/audio/R164900.exe
 
There are Newer Files that you don't need to jump thru hoops for.

One Size Fits all.

Operating Systems

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Windows 7 64-bit

Windows Vista 32-bit

Windows Vista 64-bit

Windows XP

Windows XP x64

Chipset

ftp.us.dell.com/.../R174616.exe

HECI

ftp.us.dell.com/.../Intel_AMT-HECI_A02_R255437.exe

SOL

ftp.us.dell.com/.../Intel_AMT-SOL--LMS_A02_R255438.exe

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for Intel_AMT-HECI_A02_R255437.exe

Download

1.Click Download Now, to download the file.

2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP

users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK.  The Save In:

window appears.

3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to

select Desktop and click Save.  The file will download to your desktop.

4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close.  The file

icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled Intel_AMT-HECI_A02_R255437.exe.

2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or

unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R255437. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.

Setup.exe) file can be found later.

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We have a newish Dell Optiplex 990 with Windows 7 Enterprise x64 installed on it and the past couple of weeks we have been getting BSOD on it. At first the frequency was every few days, now it's at least once per day. So something is definitly going on. Here is the information that I have collected so far:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4
Local ID: 1033

Additioinal information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 0000000080000003
BCP2: FFFFF880044D78EB
BCP3: FFFFF880078A8C10
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product 255_1

I have verified that all patches have been applied, the latest BIOS is installed, and all of the latest drivers from Dell have been installed.

Attached is the minidump file and a screenshot of the System Event Log for it.

If anyone has a suggestion as to what the problem is I would be greatful!!

Thanks,
Lamar

A:Windows 7 BSOD on Dell Optiplex 990

1. rdbss.sys; System exception in System
Otherwise known as the Redirected Drive Buffering SubSystem Driver. Run HDD Diags: HD Diagnostic then report back to me the results, please.

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Computer was working fine and then it just crapped out. Running Windows XP. When I start it up, it flashes the Dell screen, and then it goes to a blank black screen with the cursor in the top left corner. If I do F12, I can bring up boot options and system diagnostics but that's all. No safe mode option. I was going to reload the operating system as there is nothing on the computer worth saving. I put the windows xp reinstall cd in and it says "Push any key to boot from cd.." and then it just hangs no matter what I push. What should my next step be, please! It's a work computer which we need to have operating if we can.
 
 

A:Windows XP won't load on Dell Optiplex

Hi
 
From the symptoms you described, i suspect a HDD failure. Follow the below steps.
 
1 ) Remove the side cover and replace the HDD cable (IDE or SATA). If you don't have a spare cable, borrow the CD drive cable. This step will solve any potential connectivity problems.
 
2 ) Run built in System Diagnostics. Press F12 during power on and select the "diagnostics". Allow it to run a full extended test. Post the result of the test in next reply.
 
3 ) If Dell diagnostics didn't find any problems, download and run Seagate seatool for DOS.
 
    http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/item/seatools-dos-master/
 
Burn the ISO to a CD using Imgburn or any ISO burning app. After booting from the CD, select long test and allow it to check the full surface of the HDD. Report the output of the test displayed by seatool. 
 
Here is an example video on how to use seatool.
 

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Hello,

Searched many sites, tried many suggestions. Issue is GPU on PCI slot not detected for Dell OptiPlex 990 using Win10 Pro. The GPU is EVGA GTX960. Installed PSU as well at 550 Watts. The BIOS does not let you to disable the integrated video card. I have done the following.. updated BIOS, reinserted GPU, uninstalled driver and disabled and disconnected cable to integrated video, and tried to use CMD bcdedit/set pciexpress forcedisable.

When booting up new GPU van turns on but then turns off.

Best Regards,

Word.

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I've been salivating at the idea on installing W 8-64 Pro on a Dell Optiplex 755 at work. But a sudden reality check came over me & I realize Windows 8 doesn't necessarily work on older machines. The Dell is a Vista era machine. So maybe W 7-64 Pro would be a better choice?

Obviously I should call Dell. But I am hoping someone on these forums might have some experience with the machine in question.

A Google search returned a lot of questions about installing Windows 7 which made me realize W 7 must had been a challenge 3 years ago.

A:Install Windows 8-64 on Dell Optiplex?

I run Windows 8 32 bit on a gx755 at work...as it only has 2gb of ram. Everything worked just fine right out of the box, no Dell drivers needed. This is my primary Windows 8 machine.

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Hello,I've been experiencing a very frustrating problem on my PC. Around 2 minutes after turning it on and entering the OS the screen freezes and there's nothing to do but force the PC to turn off pushing the power button.I've updated the drivers, checked all the conections and nothing. It also seems that it happens more often whenever I connect the Ethernet cable before turning it (the PC) on. I don't know if that has anything to do with the problem but I need to fix it ASAP since it is the computer I work with.
Here's a couple of screenshots of the PC characteristics (I hope you don't mind it is in Spanish):

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I have a Dell Optiplex 320 with 1 GB of ran (expandable to 4). It is a Dou Core so it uses one of these 2 chips:

IntelŪ PentiumŪ D 800MHz FSB Socket T with Dual Core technology XD, EM64T, 2x2MB L2 cache, and EIST (900 series)
IntelŪ PentiumŪ D 800MHz FSB Socket T with Dual Core technology XD, EM64T, 2x1MB L2 cache (800 series)​
Will it run Windows 10. Does it support these:
PAE gives 32-bit processors the ability to use more than 4 GB of physical memory on capable versions of Windows, and is a prerequisite for NX.
NX helps your processor guard the PC from attacks by malicious software.
SSE2 is a standard instruction set on processors that is increasingly used by third-party apps and drivers.
If it would support those functions, with only 1 GB would it be too slow?

I got my Dell Specs from here
http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/optix/en/opti_320techspecs.pdf
 

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We got a new Dell OptiPlex 7040 with Windows 7 Pro SP1. When checking for updates it keeps going and going and going and going. There are no messages about installing new updates or messages about there's no updates.Please advise.Thanks.

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How to install Windows 10 on a Dell OptiPlex 3040 MT coming with Windows 7 Pro x64 installed (and which includes a Windows 10 Pro license)?
The system comes with a DVD labeled Windows 10 Pro x64 reading "use to reinstall the operating system on a system with OS installed"

A:(Redirected) Dell OptiPlex 3040 MT Windows 7 Pro (include Windows 10 Pro license) - How to install Windows 10?

Best to post this in the Windows 10 forum here:http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997Bev.

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(not sure which forum this post should go to, so I hope this is ok). I am speaking to someome through skype that has a high pitched voice. How can I add some base and take away some treble from her voice. Please help. My ears are starting to bleed.

I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop.
 

A:Add Base to Internal PC Speaker

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Hi 
I am prabhat. i am using Dell Inspiron n5010. Recently i installed window 8.1 64 bit. Suddenly my internal speakers stop working however sound is coming from headphone. I had updated audio driver also but nothing works. What a matter is? I would like to know is window 8.1 is compatible to dell inspiron n5010 or not, because initially i was using window 7 64 bit. If 8.1 will work then how i get back my sound from speakers. Any one please help me out.

A:No sound from internal speaker

tiru1973I would like to know is window 8.1 is compatible to dell inspiron n5010 or not
Hello. Dell does not support Win8.1 on the Inspiron 15 N5010, however, the audio should work.
Your laptop has IDT audio hardware on the motherboard, but there is not a Win8.1 audio driver available for it, so install the IDT Win7 audio driver into Win8.1, by using compatibility mode.
1. Download and save the audio driver to your desktop or any convenient location on the hard drive.  2. Double click on the new folder to extract (unzip) the driver files.3. The extractor wizard will create a new folder for the driver files. It will be at "c:\dell\drivers\xxxxxx". Write down the exact location that the wizard creates. 4. If the driver begins to install automatically, halt (cancel) the installation.5. Browse to the driver files on the hard drive (the location you wrote down).6. Find the "setup.exe" file.7. Right click on setup.exe to open the context menu.8. Select the Properties.9. Select the Compatibility tab.10. Check the box "run this program in compatibility mode for"... Win7.
If the speakers still do not work after installing the IDT driver, revert the laptop back to Windows 7 if possible.
If the speakers still do not work after reverting to Win7, test the speakers for failure by running either the audio test in the ePSA test, or by failing the color bar test in  the PSA test {Your laptop will have either the ePSA test or the older PSA test.) Instruc... Read more

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Please read this conversation because it describe my problem too: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/HP-Pavilion-dv4-1275mx-sound-not-working-after-clean-ins... The only difference is that on my desktop (dc 5800 small factor) the ID for ?unknown device? in Device Manager is: ACPI\PNP0800*PNP0800 ?The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28) The installation of this device is forbidden by system policy. Contact your system administrator. To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver?.   When I try to update the driver with DI High-Definition (HD) Audio Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 (International) downloaded  from HP.com (for dc 5800 small factor) the message is: ?Windows could not find software driver for your device?. Please help! Thank you!  

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Hello,

I have Parkinson's disease so I use voice recognition software.

The problem occurs when I want to edit my dictation and I want to play back my words. It seems there is a speaker buried deep in the computer. The volume on that speaker is so low as to be almost useless.

I would like either to adjust that volume or direct the audio through my normal speakers.

I'm ignorant of computer terminology so I may have viewed the settings but not recognized them.

Your guidance will certainly be appreciated.

Thank you
 

A:Volume on internal speaker

This probably should be in the hardware forum, but here goes.

I am guessing you do not have the speakers plugged in if you are not hearing anything through them. When you plug in the speakers it will usually stop using the internal speaker. You want to plug your speakers into a like colored port on the back of the PC coming out of your sound card. It will have lots of tiny holes in it like you would plug a headset into. If it is not the same color then it will probably show you an arrow pointing out from the center.
 

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at my school the computers are dell optiplex 360 w/ win XP all stock except for software. They produce all of their sound through the internal speaker and from what i've heard or read thus far says that thats not possible but clearly it is and im curious how it works. any help would be very apreciated Thankyou

A:confused by internal speaker

Older computers had a system speaker in the bottom of the case. this speaker would just beep sounds from the CMOS like the POST beep right after boot up. Many modern computers have a set of speakers that are attached to the mother board on the inside of the case so you don't have to install speakers if you don't want to. Though there is an external speaker jack.

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Hello,  I have a problem with sound from internal speaker again. Following a topic from this forum, I installed ThinkVantage Tool and for a while my problem was solved but now I have no sound again. What (and why) is the issue here? How to fix it once for good? This is very annoying. Please, heeelp! Thx

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Hi everyone,

I have a Fujitsu NH751, Windows 7. Recently, I've encountered a problem with the audio: The background music in videos are normal, but the voices are always distant. The sound never drops off, it's just steadily distant, like the voice is coming from far away. I always use earphones, so I thought that maybe it was my headphone jack that needed to be rewired.

I decided to just get a USB soundcard. However, even with a USB soundcard, the voices are still distant. I find that whether on the USB or in my laptop's jack, as long as I don't plug the earphones all the way in (about 3/4 in) it works perfectly fine.

My system sounds have always been normal, no matter whether it's plugged all the way in or not. If I don't use earphones, my sound is perfectly fine.

I've re-installed my audio drivers, but it didn't help. I also went to Realtek's Audio Manager and made sure all the enhancements were unchecked. The USB doesn't even use Realtek, and yet it gives me the same problem. I'm wondering if this is a hardware problem, can it be fixed, and how much would it cost?

Thanks for any help!
 

A:Internal speaker problem

If you are getting the same results from two audio chipsets/sound cards with the same set of headphones, I'd suspect the headphones are faulty. Test the headset in another (3rd) device. If you have the same problem, the headphones are faulty.
 

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Hello! I have had no problems with the laptop's audio/speaker until I recently connected it to a MI bluetooth speaker. When I disconnected it after using, the default internal speakers and earphone jacks cannot be detected (right-click audio icon -> playback device -> default devices cannot be found) and the audio icon in the bottom right corner is always showing a red cross. I tried connecting the bluetooth speakers again and it is working fine, but after disconnection the problem came back and I couldn't enable audio of any sort. I really need to use earphones when I'm in public and can't depend on my bluetooth speakers for everything. Any help would be very much appreciated!!

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Hi All

A couple of days ago the internal speaker on my pc stopped working for some reason. As I say in the title of this thread, I can still get sound through my headset but I would really like to restore the workings of the internal speaker.

So far I've downloaded the free DriveMax prog and checked all my drivers. There are a few out of date and one of them is for the SoundMax system that, I guess, controls the sounds - unless this is done by something else? Anyway, I downloaded and installed the newer version but then I got several message boxes come up on the reboot saying there was some sort of corruption - sorry, I can't remember what it said exactly and I can't reproduce it as I've taken the computer back using the system restore.

Can anyone help me with this please. I'm not that smart with computers as it is and even less so when it comes to drives so I'd appreciate it if someone can check the drives and possibly suggest any other checks that can be done to isolate the problem.

FYI - the pc is an hp Compaq running XPpro.

Thanks in advance.

A:Internal Speaker not Working

By way of an up date, I managed to download another copy of the driver that I said in my opening post had caused problems but this time there wasn't any sign of similar problems. However, neither was there any sign that its installation had cured my problem.

Sure would appreciate some suggestions.

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