**Official Dell XPS M1530 Manuals, Drivers & Applications**

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  1. caribbean_spur

    caribbean_spur Notebook Consultant

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    I know it is an old thread. But help!
     
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    briansage Newbie

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    I'm having the exact problem with my audio drivers under Vista, and I can't get a forum response either (at least not in the last two days). the Dell/Sigmatel site drivers make everything go mute.

    The only solution that has worked for me is to uninstall the Sigmatel app under "Programs and Features." If a Sigmatel program doesn't show up, open Device Manager >> Sound, Video and Game Controlers >> Sigmatel Advanced Audio CODEC and remove the drivers from there. Be sure to check the box to remove the driver files from your hard drive, then reboot. Vista will find the hardware and install default drivers on its own that will work well enough over the notebook speakers and headphones.

    The problem that will persist is there will only be stereo output through the HDMI, and there won't be gain controls for the webcam mic. I'm still trying to work these out.

    Anyone got any driver advice?
     
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    abuzer Newbie

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    I've been using the Vista/XP dual-boot configuration for a while now. Admittedly, my XP partition is a rather barebones configuration, with only programs essential to music production. Everything seems to be working rather well, including the audio. I haven't tried the HDMI connection though, so I can't speak to that.

    I simply followed the instructions on the XP installation thread here, and used the drivers in the zip files on the first post:
    http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=212981

    Good luck!
     
  4. caribbean_spur

    caribbean_spur Notebook Consultant

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    Thanks. So basically you used the zip files and everything worked? Did you have to update the BIOS?

    My guess is I will be doing what you did, I am only going to use XP to run a few programs that will not run under vista, for the rest I will give Vista a try.
     
  5. jack53

    jack53 Dell XPS L322x Lover!

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    Well after almost a year of owning this notebook, I did another clean install.
    Everything loaded OK except for one thing?
    Biometric Coprocessor
    [​IMG]
    Where and how do I fix that?
     
  6. bogdi1988

    bogdi1988 Notebook Guru

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    download the fingerprint driver/software and that will be fixed :)
     
  7. jack53

    jack53 Dell XPS L322x Lover!

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    So that is what it is?
    I'll go find that driver... Thanks!

    That was it! Thanks!
     
  8. caribbean_spur

    caribbean_spur Notebook Consultant

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    I have 2 questions:

    To jack53:
    Did you do your clean reinstall with the files from post #1 from the step by step XP install guide?

    Do you have to update the BIOS?
     
  9. jack53

    jack53 Dell XPS L322x Lover!

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    I have 2 questions:

    To jack53:

    Did you do your clean reinstall with the files from post #1 from the step by step XP install guide?
    I did it pretty much from memory as I've done this many times on other computers, twice on this notebook.

    Do you have to update the BIOS?
    Nope, did see a need to. Unless someone tells me otherwise.
     
  10. abuzer

    abuzer Newbie

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    If I recall correctly, the zip files covered pretty much everything (I don't remember having any big problems). I didn't have to update the BIOS either.
     
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