Locate an installer for you original sound driver. This can be the biggest issue when one accidentally deletes a sound driver. Computers
and sound cards come with driver CDs, but you may not be able to locate
the original CD. If you can't find your driver CD, you will have to
download the old driver from your computer manufacturer's website or
from your sound card manufacturer's website. Use the device manager by
right-clicking on My Computer, selecting Properties and then selecting
the Hardware tab to look for sound, video and game controllers and to
learn more about your sound device.
the currently installed sound driver before reinstalling the old one to
avoid conflicts. To uninstall the driver, use the same device manager
menu from Step One, select your sound device and click Properties.
There should be an option under properties to uninstall the drivers.
the auto installer on the original drivers. The installer will take you
through several general steps, which will probably only require you to
click Next a few times without changing any settings.
- Restart your computer when the driver installer is finished.
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