Question about Inland 58016 Wavetable PCI Sound Card

1 Answer

Still no sound

Hi, Still haven't gotten this to work. For starters, I wouldn't know winzip or the absence thereof if it hit me over the head. Second, when I double click the new icon on my desktop which appeared when I went to that url and downloaded the software, and which looks like a manila folder with a zipper, I just get a window (that looks like an Internet Explorer window) with 24 files in it. There is no install button. I placed those files in a new folder located within "My Documents" so I can find it. I went to "device manager". Within it were several "PCI communication device" entries and one "PCI card". I right clicked them all. I got no "uninstall" option, but did get "remove" and did that for each. I hope that wasn't a mistake. (There also was no "update driver" option as someone else recommended. Though there was "refresh". Perhaps I should have done that. I suspect the matter is moot though now as they're all gone.) I rebooted and got an "Add New Hardware Wizard" window. I could choose "Automatic search for a better driver" (that didn't work) or "Specify location of the driver". The latter gives me a new window, again with 2 options. One is "Search for best driver" which allowed me to "Browse" and choose the folder with the 24 files I put in "My Documents". (That didn't work either.) The other choice was "display a list of all the drivers in a specific location". This gave me a long list - didn't know what to choose. Two "other" type categories proved fruitless. Choosing "sound, video, and game controllers" made the computer ask me the manufacturer and model. Inland was not listed, so I chose generic. The response I got was "The driver you have chosen was not written specifically for the selected hardware and may not work properly." It wasn't recommended, but I went ahead anyway. I got a progress bar - seemed to do something, as to what I don't know - it went by pretty fast. Then I ended up with a message that "Windows was unable to locate the software for this device". And I remain without sound. I'm interested in further advice, but this isn't going very well. So I want to start looking for other solutions. In that vein I want to start by asking, Who are you guys anyway? Is this Inland technical support? Does the company still exist?

Posted by on

  • ismail rizveen Apr 11, 2008

    using msn messenger i coudnt call a computer it says "Your computer does not have a sound card, or a sound card is not selected" can some one tell me how to fix it



1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,961 Answers

Ok, it sounds as if your trying to install zipped files; you can't Remove your sound card, you should also dissable the onboard sound on your motherboard in the bios; if you have'nt already. Go back to the folder you downloaded(which will be a zipped folder for faster downloading and security). Right click on the folder as shown below and unzip using XP's unzipper. When it is unzipped this is the folder you make Windows look to for the installation. put your sound card back in and re boot. If this does not work it is the wrong .dll or ini installation file.

Posted on Nov 27, 2006

  • andrew pester
    andrew pester Nov 27, 2006

    p.s the PCI communication device will be your modem which you have probably uninstalled, but the drivers should be automatically found when you boot up again, check in the device manager for exclamation marks, this will show if there are no drivers installed or found for the particular device.



1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I know whether starter is defective?

The clicking is the solenoid ate the starter. You need to verify that the main battery cable to the starter has a good connection. There is a way to jumper the terminals at the starter to make it turn but you need to know which ones. If you can get to the starter, I would try tapping on it while someone turns the key. Used a hammer but hit the case, not the aluminum housing. If it starts, the brushes are probably worn inside and it needs to be changed or rebuilt. At least you get the engine started and you can get it to the shop if this works. Has gotten many people out of a bind. Works great for us to get vehicles into the shop instead of pushing.

Oct 01, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

It was given tome but it't very dirty. How do I disassemble toclean it?

Look for screws to disassemble. In the absence thereof, then look for seams that can carefully be pried so as to release the snap ons that hold it together. Makes notes or take pictures as you disassemble so you can put it back together and have no problems later..

Aug 22, 2015 | Cuisinart Brew Central 12-Cup Programmable...

1 Answer

My jeep wont start. i put gas in the vehicle, then after that tried to start it and it wouldn't even turn over. the battery still works, but i cant get it started?

I would recommend testing the starter.

A way that can sometimes get it started if it is the starter, is to hit the starter with something. Like a rubber mallet or hammer. Just not too hard, some small hits should do it.

Another recommendation is, if it is a manual/stick shift, then put it in 2nd, hold the clutch, have a friend push the jeep till its going about 5-10mph and pop the clutch while in second. It should start up, if its just the starter.

Sep 12, 2011 | Jeep Cherokee Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

I went to start my 92 lumina and it wouldn't start... the battery was dead, so I jumped it with a jump box and it was fine... I drove it to the store and back. 2 days later the battery was dead again...

first you half to determine if the alternater is working. you do his by jumping the car and while its running take of the neg cable off to the car if it dies then you know the alternater is not working properly,
if it stays running you know you have a electricalen short you half to trace down

Aug 01, 2011 | 1992 Chevrolet Lumina

3 Answers

For a long time now, when I turn the ignition to start the car, it often just gives me a "click" and wont start. However, if I continue to keep turning the ignition on, eventually, it will catch...

Hi, this is usually caused by dead spots on the starter commutator. If whacking the starter with a hammer will make it work, you can be pretty sure that is the problem. If you aren't sure, have the starter tested at your local parts chain. If it works off the car, then I would check the rest of the starter circuit.

Jul 21, 2011 | 1999 Isuzu Rodeo

1 Answer

I have lexus es 300, 2002. Yesterday after stopping at mall for 1 hr and came back to start the car, it does not start. No sound. Jump the battery still does not work. all lights are working. Is the...

It sounds like neutral safety switch (park/neutral issue) 1 question; Does the car have anti theft device? Same symptoms is anti thereof device is active.

Feb 19, 2011 | 2002 Lexus ES 300

2 Answers

PM800-M2 No sound

If you don't have the manual for the PM800-M2 dowload it from the ECS website.

There is a front panel audio header at the back of the motherboard just in front of the onboard sound rear connector.
If the front panel out put isn't being used the front panel audio connector requires 2 jumpers to be on the header in the correct locations.

Jan 24, 2007 | EliteGroup PM800M2 Motherboard

2 Answers

Actually I already tried that

Try another way around,right click your sound card in device manager and click update driver; forcing it to look wherever you have the setup.exe stored on your pc, the file you are using is probably not a manual setup, but has the required .ini or .dll file required for your card.

Nov 16, 2006 | Inland 58016 Wavetable PCI Sound Card

Not finding what you are looking for?
Inland 58016 Wavetable PCI Sound Card Logo

Related Topics:

154 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Inland Computers & Internet Experts

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2022 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14162 Answers


Level 3 Expert

12962 Answers

Are you an Inland Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides