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Onboard sound doesn't work

I've a emachine 770 pc.the motherboard went dead and i replaced it with a ASrock P4VM890 motherboard. I changed the agp graphics card for a pci radeon and the psu went after i installed the motherboard. however, the internal wire from the internal speaker doesn't connect properly to the sound connector on the motherboard. this doesn't bother me. the problem is the onboard sound where you connect the speakers seems to play but no sound is coming from the speakers. it has the latest driver as well. using windows vista standard. any ideas?

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Re: Onboard sound doesn't work

Click search, then type dxdiag, click the sound tab and a diagnostic programme will check your sound driver and report any faults

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Re: Onboard sound doesn't work

First you should verify that your motherboard does not support a 6-channel audio. If it does go to the application that accompanies your sound driver. Modify settings accordingly. for e.g. Sound MAX audio (as a system tray icon) You should connect your speakers to the back panel connections on your motherbaord. Go to control panel > Speech and audio devices > Audio Check that your onboard soud card is selected. Click "Advanced" to see the deatiled setting. Hint: you should keep the volume levels just above the medium.

Posted on Sep 27, 2007

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5) I gotta' tell ya, Fred; I think we are dealing with a Static shock issue here, or cracked motherboard.

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(Note: ASRock does not list the FX 5500 series AGP graphics card on their web site).
To confirm this please see the VGA supported list at ASRock, click this link:
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