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Windows 7: Onboard driver help please

19 Aug 2009   #1

windows 7
Onboard driver help please

Hi there. I have installed Windows 7 but currently cant get the right drivers for the onboard sound.

The mobo is a Foxconn 915PL7AE-S

Its a clean install 32 bit gold (retail) version
I have tried the latest R230 realtek drivers but all i get is no audio output device is installed and a messgae after restart saying driver installation unsuccessfull

This is currently a big problem and would appreciate any help


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20 Aug 2009   #2

Win7 x64 Ultimate RTM

According to this page of spec, your onboard audio is Realtek ALC880. So the 2.30's won't work for you. Unfortunately, from what I have read, the ALC880 drivers aren't going to work with Windows 7...this thread from Technet shows people had problems with that driver for Vista and Windows 7. Your best bet is probably to purchase an add-on card. as it appears your onboard sound is no longer supported by Realtec.
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20 Aug 2009   #3

windows 7

Thank you Vegas Den this is what i feared after endless hours of trying drivers and running old drivers in compatability mode.
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26 Aug 2009   #4

Windows 7

I installed ALC880 drivers for Windows 7 from the following link:
Download the Realtek High Definition audio drivers (2.27) for Windows Vista

My onboard sound is Realtech ALC880 on an HP PTGD-LA motherboard.

It works .
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26 Aug 2009   #5


Well according to foxconn's website the audio is Realtek ALC655

These are the only Win 7 Drivers I found. Hope this helps.

REALTEK - Download driver for ALC655
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14 Nov 2009   #6

Many thanks - Abit AA8XE

Would just like to say thanks for the link to the ALC880 windows 7 drivers.

They are working in my Abit AA8XE motherboard with ultimate.
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15 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7

Your Welcome BBunter .
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17 Dec 2009   #8

windows 7 ultimate
thank you ronk

just to express my thanks for your HD audio link for the aa8xe. it really works.
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