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Multimedia audio drivers

My was formatted to windows xp (2009)sp3 the problem is there is no sound. I have tried several drivers but in vain. Would you please advise me the correct driver.

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There is NO several drivers to try, Bakari

There are ONLY two.........

http://support.gateway.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?tab=1&modelId=3143

The bottom two drivers;
Sigmatel - 5.10.5082.0
And,
Conexant - 6.14.10.575

They are both for WinXP, and are both for either a 32-bit version, or 64-bit version.

XPx86XPx64

XPx86 means it's for an XP 32-bit version
XPx64 means it's for an XP 64-bit version.

The DIFFERENCE here, is whether the Audio chipset is made by Sigmatel, or Conexant.

How to know? Go to Device Manager, and look........

Start > Right-click on My Computer > Left-click on Properties at the bottom of the list.
Left-click on the Hardware tab. Left-click on Device Manager.

Click on the + next to - Sounds, video and game controllers
In the fly-out side menu; do you see Conexant, or Sigmatel?

Using Sigmatel as an example;

Third audio driver file down......Sigmatel - 5.10.5082.0
Click on the blue -> Audio to the Left.
(Or click on the Download arrow all the way to the right)

A small window will come up -
Opening Audio_Sigmatel_5.10.5082.0_XPx86XPx64_A.zip

Make SURE there is a GREEN dot in the small circle, to the left of Save File.
IF not; left-click in the empty circle to the left of Save File.
Now go below in the small window, and click on OK.

A small download window will come up.
Allow the file to download ALL the way, then DOUBLE-click right on the file name.
Another small window will come up.
Go to the far Left side, click on - Extract all files.

At the bottom of the next 3 small windows, click on -
Next, Next, and Finish.

(DO NOT change anything! Just click on Next, Next, and Finish)

If you are not asked to restart your computer, do so.
Close all windows, go back to your desktop screen; and restart your computer.
(Start > Turn Off Computer > Restart)

The taskbar is on the bottom of the desktop screen. The Time is in it, for one. So is the Volume icon. It is a Speaker symbol.

If you do not have the Volume icon in your taskbar;

Click on Start > Control Panel > Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices.
On the next window click on - Sounds and Audio Devices.

In the Sounds, and Audio Devices Properties window, go to the middle, and to the subheading - Device volume

Click in the empty square to the left of -
Place volume icon in the taskbar
(Puts a green checkmark in the box)

Now go below to the Right, and click on - Apply
Then go below to the Left, and click on - OK

For additional questions please post in a Comment
Regards,
joecoolvette

Posted on Apr 28, 2013

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