Dell Sound Cards & Media Devices Driver Download For Windows

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Dell Sound Cards & Media Devices Driver Download For Windows
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There are many ways to determine which type of sound card is utilized by your computer. The following sections show several methods that should yield similar results with varying levels of information and detail.

Manufactured computers

For those of you who have an OEM machine, (e.g., Dell, HP, Sony, Apple, etc.) visit the manufacturer's site and search for your computer's model number. Specifications for your computer model are usually available and you can review them to determine which sound card is installed in your computer.

Check Sound card / audio adapter on Dell device If you are not confident updating Drivers then you can use a Driver Update Tool such as DriverDownloader to automate this process for you. Either way, before having to register the product, you can use the ‘Drivers scan’ option on DriverDownloader to assess if your problem is driver-related. Usually, Windows operating systems apply a generic audio driver that computers to recognize the sound card component and make use of its basic functions. When enabled by proper files, the characteristics of the sound card (like model, manufacturer, number of channels) are completely available. About Sound Card Drivers: Usually, Windows operating systems apply a generic audio driver that computers to recognize the sound card component and make use of its basic functions. When enabled by proper files, the characteristics of the sound card (like model, manufacturer, number of channels) are completely available to computers, and all its.

Using the Windows Key shortcut

  1. Press the Windows key+Pause key.
  2. In the window that appears, select Device Manager.
  3. Click the Arrow next to Sound, video and game controllers.
  4. Your sound card is in the list that appears.

Through the search box

Microsoft Windows users can determine their sound card by following the steps below.

  1. Click Start in the lower-left corner of your screen, or navigate to the Start Screen in Windows 8. Windows 10 users can skip to step 2.
  2. Locate the Search box in the lower-left corner of the window that appears. Windows 8 users can type on the Start Screen. Windows 10 users can use the Search box on the taskbar, next to Start.
  3. Type dxdiag and press Enter.
  4. Your sound card is listed under one (usually the last) of the sound tabs at the top of the window.

Other methods for determining the sound card type

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Looking at the sound card

Another method of determining the sound card manufacturer or model is by opening your computer case and physically examining the sound card. Commonly, the sound card manufacturer's name and model number is printed on the card itself. If the information you need is not printed on the card, you may use an FCC identification number to search its specifications.

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Alternative search method

In the Windows Search Box, type System Information and press Enter. Click the + next to Components, then Sound Device.

Additional information

  • Computer sound drivers.
  • See our sound card definition for further information and related links.
  • Computer sound card buying tips.
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Before you begin

Driver updates for Windows 10, along with many devices, such as network adapters, monitors, printers, and video cards, are automatically downloaded and installed through Windows Update. You probably already have the most recent drivers, but if you'd like to manually update or reinstall a driver, here's how:

Dell Sound Cards & Media Devices Driver Download For Windows

Update the device driver

  1. In the search box on the taskbar, enter device manager, then select Device Manager.

  2. Select a category to see names of devices, then right-click (or press and hold) the one you’d like to update.

  3. Select Search automatically for updated driver software.

  4. Select Update Driver.

  5. If Windows doesn't find a new driver, you can try looking for one on the device manufacturer's website and follow their instructions.

Reinstall the device driver

  1. In the search box on the taskbar, enter device manager, then select Device Manager.

  2. Right-click (or press and hold) the name of the device, and select Uninstall.

  3. Restart your PC.

  4. Windows will attempt to reinstall the driver.

More help

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If you can't see the desktop and instead see a blue, black, or blank screen, see Troubleshoot blue screen errors or Troubleshoot black or blank screen errors.

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