Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Share This Page Tweet. I ‘believe’ the sub-woofer and its amplifying subsystem was never affected, and always worked as it should. Do you already have an account? Someone will probably say it ruins the audio quality for some reason, but I prefer it enabled. However, if some of the other users verify the solution, then I would recommend it for you.

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I just tried reinstalling the Realtek driver uninstalling and reinstalling from Realtek’s website. None of the diagnostics found anything wrong. I ended up taking the laptop apart and I placed thin strips of foam with tape on one side on both sides of the of both speakers. I also tried installing idt audio drivers from the Dell alienawre that’s supposed to be for this laptop when I heard I just uadio to install the audio drivers after I install the graphics card in it but drivers were not compatible with win 10 soo I’m starting to think it just might be it.

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Want to add to the discussion? Alienware subscribe unsubscribe 12, readers users here now If you have an official support request or problem, we can not help you with that as we do not work for Dell. Someone will probably say it ruins the audio quality for some reason, but I prefer alienwsre enabled.


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So far the only ‘solution’ I found is to change the frequency to 24 bit, Hz the default is Hz. You must log in or sign up to reply here. I’m curious as to what they did ‘specifically’ to fix it. This is not an official company subreddit. Hi guys, this has been troubling me for some time. With this change though I’ve realised that my laptop sound is considerably lower even at aydio volume and it doesn’t sound as good as before.

It also helps for apienware and movies where the action is super loud and the dialog is quiet. I mean i dont mind if it sounds a bit shittier but the current one is very very bad.

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Then one day when I was lifting up the laptop while a movie was playing I noticed the distortion went away. By that I think its the Realtek driver? Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.


Just squeeze in a few different spots and if it helps than it’s a hardware issue. Submit a new link. Dell does not support Windows 10 on my version of the laptop.

Raidriar Nov 27, Please email awsocialmedia dell. For some reason I can’t find it in the ‘uninstall’ list but I do have the app. Dell’s Diagnostic found nothing wrong, SupportAssist tested that the sound cards are fine.

Probably not what you want to hear.

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I am pretty sure it was a capacitor on the MB, i. As you may already know, Windows 7 will not directly install nVidia drivers because Dell has not authenticated those nVidia drivers with Microsoft. A community to discuss everything Alienware, audioo laptops to desktops to gear. I wonder if reinstalling Windows 7, if you have it, along with the installation of the proper drivers would be the cure. Alienware m17x r4 cloned ssd upgrade wont boot Imonk86Dec 3,in forum: