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Windows 7: No Sound after install - HELP to find compatible driver


05 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 
No Sound after install - HELP to find compatible driver

i just installed win 7 ultimate 32-bit and have no more sound. i fried my onboard sound so i used an old soundcard(this was before the install) and forgot where the driver is. i found out it is an OEM compaq soundcard made by creative called audio pci 5200(?).

with some research i tried to install drivers but its incompatible with win 7. i also tried the windows update and it found Creative AudioPCI (ES1371,ES1373) (WDM), but could not install it. checking the properties it said it does have enough free resources and i need to disable another device. (?)

edit:[ This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. (Code 12)

If you want to use this device, you will need to disable one of the other devices on this system.]

it shows the name up there (Creative...) under sound, video and game controllers in the Device Manager.

can anyone please help?

thanks. i'd rather not go shopping for another soundcard compatible with windows 7

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05 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Try this driver but I don't think that your audio device supports windows 7: creative audio pci es1371 es1373 wdm driver (Creative Labs) 7, Vista, XP, download
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06 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

thank, i saw that one but you had to make an account and such... so i moved on.
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09 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crispy View Post
Try this driver but I don't think that your audio device supports windows 7: creative audio pci es1371 es1373 wdm driver (Creative Labs) 7, Vista, XP, download
I was using x86 version and windows found this driver automatically but i'm now wit x64 version and I have no sound cuz windows didn't find it, i've tried to download through this website but I didn't receive the confirmation email, could you upload this driver for me?
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09 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

@op if your card is reconized in device manager you can got to that device right click on it>properties> details tab>drop down menu>hardware id> copy and Paste the id string and we can find out more about the device and possibly a driveer for you. Thanks . Fabe
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10 Jan 2010   #6

Windows 7
 
 

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10 Jan 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Fill in your system specs with the help of HWInfo32 and the drivers guide in my sig - do you have any other devices connected to your system? Also, disable unused ports in your BIOS such as COM, serial, parallel to free up IRQ's.
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12 Jan 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Fill in your system specs with the help of HWInfo32 and the drivers guide in my sig - do you have any other devices connected to your system? Also, disable unused ports in your BIOS such as COM, serial, parallel to free up IRQ's.
I have only my sound card and video card connected to my motherboard. I took some ss again of HWInfo32

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13 Jan 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Oh help us out here...

What is the Make and Model of your computer if you bought it from the store?????

that would defintily help us out big time
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13 Jan 2010   #10

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by acurasd View Post
Oh help us out here...

What is the Make and Model of your computer if you bought it from the store?????

that would defintily help us out big time
I set up my computer myself 3 or 4 years ago, my onboard sound is burnt and i bought that cheap soundcard to use until i got a new motherboard
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