Thx for this, couldn't solve this for some time. The regular R171789.exe does not work on my D830 but the R171788 dit it.
I use Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bits.
Thx for sharing.
I recently reloaded my D830 from scratch with Windows 7 Ultimate. The audio from the D/Dock would not work.
I solved the problem by using the VISTA 32 BIT Sigmatel audio drivers from the Dell Support Site.
You might also try the D/Dock FX-2 update. FX2_A04.EXE
I would install the hd audio driver.
Here is the link.
thank for the help but it just didn't work. I install this driver but the speaker sign on the taskbar shows that the computer has sound but its not coming out of the laptop speaker neither is it coming out of the head phone.
Is there any other thing you could suggest?
Importatnt! when installing R171788 the speakers must be switched on and plugged into the dock station to allow reckongnize them by the driver. It helps in my case.
This problem has been plaguing me for a long time. Sometimes the driver works, and other times it does not. Maybe it's a chipset driver problem. I have a d630. I've been able to get dock audio on win7, win 8.1 and win 10, all 64 bit, but on some installations it just won't work no matter what. The audio is there for a split second, and then it's gone. It can't be a bios issue since it works sometimes.
Really wish I could put this problem to bed.