Having problems with your Dell Latitude D505 Notebook ?

Windows media player will not play a cd or any music

\015 Windows media player cannot play because it says there is a problem with your sound device. it says there may not be a sound device installed on my computer.\015

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Ok. Well then all you need is to update your drivers. There is software\015\012available to do this for you, but you will have to pay. This makes life\015\012easier, but its not necessary. If you choose this option, I recommend uni blue driver scanner.

You\015\012can also use the device manager to update your drivers. Follow the\015\012steps provided before to reach the device manger but this time, right\015\012click on the unidentified devices and select update drivers. A new\015\012window will open prompting you to either look for drivers online or in\015\012a chosen directory, search online. In my own experiance, I've noticed\015\012this methoded usually doesn't give the best results.

If you can\015\012find out exactly what the unidentified devices are then you can search\015\012for the drivers online at the manufacturers website.

If this\015\012is a company distributed laptop or desktop (e.g. HP, DELL, Sony), well,\015\012then your in luck, you won't have to know the names of the devices, as\015\012long as you didn't change any hardware in your computer.

For example, I am using a Compaq Presario F761US notebook pc.
I\015\012would go to www.hp.com > Support & Drivers > Download drivers\015\012and software (and firmware) > and search for my product. Compaq\015\012Presario F761US. Then select my operating system, Vista.

This is the result.


As you may have noticed, the drivers for all of the hardware that come with this pc appears on the page.

You\015\012can do the same for your laptop or desktop or if you provide the\015\012Manufacturer and the Model Number, I can provide links to the drivers\015\012you need for you.

A note on the recovery disk, that suggestion\015\012will work as well if you have not altered the hardware, but it will\015\012restore everything to the factory default, thus you will loose all of\015\012your data. Use this option if you don't mind loosing data and if your\015\012having performance trouble.
All you need is a driver for your sound card.look at your recovery disk.
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