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Ok. i have installed windows vista on leopard with the provided boot camp assistant. when i boot up windows, it says there is no sound output device installed. what can i do to fix that?

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Most likely if you are running an apple computer and you try to add another operating system, especially vista, unless you have the exact drivers that connect vista to the hardware, then you experience these types of problems

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Please give the type of Apple computer that you have

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