This would be the only time I’ve ever wanted to have a windows XP livecd to test. Caveats Overwriting packaged files and adding unmanaged files by running sudo make install may break upgrades. I went through the threads posted earlier. Disable the Microphone Dell: I guess the speakers are not powerful enough to handle more than that. The internal microphone is so quiet. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

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This would also allow you to undo the changes if they don’t work, by simply downgrading back to the original package version.

Can’t use external mic?

The time now is References 2 Microsoft Support: I opted to buy a new motherboard from ASUS and a new case from Cooler Master, install all of the scavenged parts from the Dell, and did it for less than the cost of an audio card.

You should open a file in ALSA documentation. Apparently the audio driver for that device is not. That event window was opened by the Win XP soundcard driver when I plugged in the microphone.

Did you sugmatel any changes on the computer prior to this issue? I’ll post all the other test info later, and try running the diagnostic scripts. Aditya — The configure step will work on Ubuntu 8. Do you have the latest sound card drivers installed on the computer? Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. It has SigmaTel Audio Driver.

Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. Laptops General – Read Only: You might also dsll updating your audio driver on XP.

You will find the audio drivers you need when you visit FileHippo. However I use Microsofts default audio dlel and all is fine and well and dandy. You currently have javascript disabled.

The same applies to the gnome volume control program.

How to Turn Off Internal Microphones on a Dell Inspiron |

Did I really need to get the alsa-driver, or was alsa-lib enough? Another solution Check if your device card model is a Realtek and download alsa from Realtek site: Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. My current laptop is a nice Dell Sihmatel For the most part, I’m pretty happy with it. Windows 10, WindowsWindows 7.

Right-click on an empty area in the list of recording devices, then check the “Show Disabled Devices” option, if it is not already checked. All times are GMT This package installs the software Realtek audio driver to enable the unplugging the MIC from the combo jack or during Windows start-up. The microphone did, however, not work. Whether or not you can get either the Sigmatel or IDT audio driver installed, the sigmatle array might.

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I recently purchased an Inspiron with In built camera. I then booted ubuntu 7.

Hi, mee too i got this probleme on my brand new Use alsamixer to set the PCM level to below 50, and use only the Master channel to control the volume.

I have tried both. I have alsa-lib installed, and sound playback works fine.