How To Fix The Audio On My Dell Latitude E6430
The Dell Latitude E6430 come with speakers built-in, making audio problems particularly frustrating because it is difficult to inspect the speakers and see if there are any obvious problems with power supply or wiring. Fortunately, checking to see if any settings or drivers can fix the problem is a good idea.
1. Make sure your volume settings are turned up. It may be on the side or on the front of your Dell Latitude E6430, or even on the keyboard.
2. Plug a pair of headphones into the laptop’s headphone jack. If you hear sound, then there is a physical problem with the laptop’s speakers.
3. Go to your volume controls, and under “Main Volume,” make sure the slider is slid up and that the volume is not set to mute.
4. Open “Device Manager” by going to “Start,” “Control Panel” “System” and “Maintenance.” Open “Sound “Video, and Game Controllers,” and see if a sound card is detected. If there is not, right-click “My Computer” and select “Properties.” In the “System Properties” window, click on the “Hardware” tab, and then click the “Device Manager” button.
In the “Device Manager” window, click on the “+” sign next to “Sound, video and game controllers”. Right-click the item with a red “” icon, and select “Enable.”If there is but there is a yellow question mark next to it, right click it, and goes to “Properties,” “General” and “Device Status” to see how to fix any problems. You may need to update or install new drivers from your Dell Latitude E6430 makers website. If there is no yellow question mark, uninstall and reinstall the drivers to see if this fixes the problem.
5. There is no audio device, because a system service might be stopped. Click the bottom right corner of the Dell Latitude E6430 to start, find the “run.” Enter: “services.msc”, and finally click “OK” button. In the “Services” window, find the windows audio, right-click it, select “Properties” In the “Windows Audio Properties” window, select “Auto” from the “Startup type” drop-down list, then click “Start” button to start the audio service. Click OK.
5. If there is no sound card in the Device Manager, then the sound card may be disabled, we can go to the BIOS settings, open sound card. If you are using onboard sound card, then restore the default settings in the BIOS.