In article <#6rDiGTrIHA.420@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl>,
> this happened to me
> i just when to the dell website (my laptop is a dell) and downloaded the
> 'new' drivers and installed them, after that everything was ok..
> i dont know why windows update would install something that would do that...
> "alanb" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > After installing this optional Windows VISTA update, I get the error that
> > "No
> > Audio Output Device is Installed". What happened and how do I fix it?
The IDT audio update is due to an issue with Vista SP1. Many installs
have an older version of one of the driver files that is not compatible.
Unforunately, the one offered by Microsoft is screwing up many
If you have a recent Dell desktop, you can try R173209.exe from Dell:
Shorter link: http://tinyurl.com/5rpuk5
The web page says it's for an Optilex 740, but internally it says this:
Title : Audio:SIGMATEL STAC 92XX C-Major HD Audio Driver
Version : A05
OEM Name : SIGMATEL
OEM Ver : 188.8.131.5215
Computers : DV061;
Dimension - 5100, 5100C, 9100, C521, DC051, DM051, DM061, DV051,
Dimension - DXC051, DXC061, DXP051, DXP061, E521;
OptiPlex - 210L, 740;
Precision - 380, 390, 490, 690;
XPS - 420, DXG061, XPS 720, XPS710
Oses : Windows Vista 32-bit Business, Windows Vista 32-bit Home
Basic, Windows Vista 32-bit Home Premium, Windows Vista 32-bit Ultimate,
Windows Vista 64-bit BusinessWindows Vista 64-bit Home BasicWindows
Vista 64-bit Home PremiumWindows Vista 64-bit Ultimate
Languages : Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese-S, Chinese-T, English,
French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
Created : Tue Nov 27 16:41:39 CST 2007
In addition, it works find on my XPS410, which is similar to the
After updating my audio, I was able to download and install SP1 through
Windows Update. My only scare is that after the SP1 update, Windows
defaulted to a USB headset instead of my speakers. I had to go into the
Sound settings and change the default back.
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