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Windows 7: C-media ac97

14 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7
C-media ac97

Hello.Whenever I try to install the driver for my onboard sound card(Asrock C-media Ac97) the following error is rendered:

I found the driver on this thread: UDA051_build01_Logo51.3_Standard_.rar (PeterBoard's post)

Please help me fix my sound problem, and thanks.

*motherboard is AsRock P4V80

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14 Apr 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

mgary welcome to the forums.

What you're running into is old hardware with no support for new operating systems. In your case it is the old C-Media audio chip that has no support any more and no driver even available from C-Media.

One thing you can try (short of buying a sound card that does have Windows 7 support) is try the XP driver from here,

ASRock > Products > Motherboard > P4VM800 > Download

and install it in Compatibility mode,

Compatibility Mode

Just make sure to uninstall any previous driver that you have installed before trying the above.
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25 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

This thread is old but the following info might help others.
For the Asrock motherboard model 775i65G (Audio Controller INTEL 82801EB, Cmedia 9761A 5.1 channel audio CODEC) I have used Audio Driver Version: from Asrock. It works just fine except for some limitations in the Mixer controls. By the way you can't record sound out from your speakers with this old MOBO.
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