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Windows 7: 5 Sound Drivers

15 Jan 2012   #1
TONPumper

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
5 Sound Drivers

Just built a desktop for the first time and was just wondering why I have so many sound drivers.


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15 Jan 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TONPumper View Post
Just built a desktop for the first time and was just wondering why I have so many sound drivers.
You should have one drive per device. How many sound devices do you have?

You could take a screen shot of the sound tab in device manager and upload it to us.
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15 Jan 2012   #3
TONPumper

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Not sure if this will help but here ya go:


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15 Jan 2012   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TONPumper View Post
Not sure if this will help but here ya go:
It does. If I were you I would remove them all then reboot. Windows will probably re-install the one you need.
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15 Jan 2012   #5
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Anyone ever figured out why Nvidia drivers insist on installing 4 instances of the audio device for their cards with built in audio?
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15 Jan 2012   #6
TONPumper

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TONPumper View Post
Not sure if this will help but here ya go:
It does. If I were you I would remove them all then reboot. Windows will probably re-install the one you need.
Should I check the box asking me to delete the device software?
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15 Jan 2012   #7
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TONPumper View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TONPumper View Post
Not sure if this will help but here ya go:
It does. If I were you I would remove them all then reboot. Windows will probably re-install the one you need.
Should I check the box asking me to delete the device software?

Yes then reboot
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09 Apr 2012   #8
TONPumper

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Turns out I need all of them. Sorry it took so long to reply. Thanks for the help!
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