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Windows 7: onboard sound problem XP

26 Dec 2009   #1
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 
onboard sound problem XP

built my son a new pc for crimbo from my old pc parts, its running XP 32bit and the mobo is a saphire PI-A9RX480.
ive installed the latest realtek drivers, theres no problems in the device manager but in the sound options under sound it says theres no sound devices. pulling my hair out abit now the game he likes he cant play cause it crashes so any advice would be apreciated


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26 Dec 2009   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maxheadroom View Post
built my son a new pc for crimbo from my old pc parts, its running XP 32bit and the mobo is a saphire PI-A9RX480.
ive installed the latest realtek drivers, theres no problems in the device manager but in the sound options under sound it says theres no sound devices. pulling my hair out abit now the game he likes he cant play cause it crashes so any advice would be apreciated
Hi

Try installing the old XP drivers.
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26 Dec 2009   #3
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

thx theog, how would i do that?
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26 Dec 2009   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maxheadroom View Post
thx theog, how would i do that?
Do you still have the old driver CD from the sound card?

Or download the old XP drivers.
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26 Dec 2009   #5
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

i downloaded the drivers from the realtek site, the sound is onboard
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27 Dec 2009   #6
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

where would i download the old xp drivers from? you think this is software rather than hardware problem?
thanks
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27 Dec 2009   #7
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maxheadroom View Post
where would i download the old xp drivers from? you think this is software rather than hardware problem?
thanks
Hi

I am looking at it that the new drivers are for Win7, & will not work on XP.

May be software or hardware.

Download from maker site.
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