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I have an old dell computer that has no sound. would an external sound card work as a replacement

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Win 7 op dell ispiron 1525

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No. i think there is no sound card in computer

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Computer technician: hongkongpom, MCDST replied 3 months ago
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Hello yes you can use a sound card. You just need to make sure that the socket matches ie if it's a PCI slot etc.

There are also USB sound cards that you can use such as these click me

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Computer technician: hongkongpom, MCDST replied 3 months ago

Please also make sure that the audio is truely not working. The speakers should be plugged into the green socket on the back of your comptuer. Also try reinstalling the audio drivers for your motherboard.

Also make sure the speakers are not on mute and that the speakers are set us the audio out devices in the sound options in Control panel.

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