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My computer is not reading the nforce hardware from my motherboard. I have no onboard sound

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  • chief_dragon Nov 22, 2008

    "driver is enabled but has not been started" ... found that under the properties for my sound device. Googled and got the fix. Something to do with the Plug and Play Software Device Enumerator. Thanks for a prompt response, though.


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You need to re-install the Nvida drivers and audio drivers


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