Dell :: Added Stereo Mix To Their Sigmatel 92xx Driver
A nice xmas gift in the form of a driver from Dell
Finally we have stereo mix!
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however, having done that i've now totally lost the use of the inbuilt mic...has anyone else had this problem? Is there a way of fixing this or am I limited to having one or the other
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Proceed with the installation.
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Post-Install BSOD FIX
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I will post an explanation later but all you need to do is download this file
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Once you install it, reboot.
Your problems should cease.
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