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Can"t get no sound. I just bought the pc from a friend. IT SAYS THE DRIVE S NOT WORKING.

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Re: Can"t get no sound. I just bought the pc from a...

In order to use the devices connected with the mother board you need to  install device drivers. If you are using win2000 professional operating system the drivers are loaded automatically. If you are using other operating systems you need to install manually.
         Please ask your friend to provide the mother board cd which includes the driver or you try to figure out the Make and model so that we could to provide you the driver.

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Seems out of date.runs slow bought from a friend they kept in closet seems to work ok i had to reboot it once it has ran ok since affraid to do to much dont want to crash it.

The best trick for speeding this thing up, killing the malware and any viruses is to use their (Make A Restoration Disc) Feature.
You will then have everything set up exactly the way it was the day your friend bought it.
Remember that this system has the slower AMD 3800+ so it won't be as fast as a dual core PC. When I get one of these in my shop I do 2 things to speed it up. First I add ram, 4 gigs total is best, then I turn off the onboard Video and add a new Video card with 512 megs of video ram or better.
Your PC has an AM2 socket, so a simple CPU upgrade will make your rig absolutely scream with speed. Just buy a new dual core AMD AM2 cpu. I will provide a link for you below.


Your PC has these components:

Key Specs
Processor: 2.4GHz Athlon 64 3800+
Memory: 1GB DDR2
Storage: 160GB hard drive
Optical Drives: Double-layer DVD±RW
Monitor: None
Graphics: Integrated nVidia GeForce 6100/nForce 430 MCP
Operating System: Windows Vista Home Basic

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You need to update your sound card because your sound drives is not working can installs your sound again from *********** board cd...

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Friend has Emachine T6532 whenever you plug in USB Device pc shuts off. I had it work until I tried to acce3ss files on drive then same thing pc shuts off and you have to remove power before it will...

the drive is causing a short by the sound of it and should be looked at by someone who knows how to fault find electronics. In most cases with these they are toast

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Try it in a friends computer to see if it works there. If not, then there is a problem with the disc. I'd take the game back to where you bought it.

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My flash drive will not open, windows asks me to format it and wen i run the format program i get a message sayin windows cannot complete the format.

Sounds like the flash drive or your USB port is having problems. I would try the flash drive on a friend's computer . If it does the same , then it is the flash drive. If it works on your friend's computer, then it's the USB ports on your PC. If it is your PC, let me know. If it's the flash drive, then you need to replace it or depending where and when you bought it., it may be under MFG. warranty.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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ok my friend seems that you have issue with the sound driver

go to this website.

select your computer model

download the driver and enjoy the music


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Go to Hewlett Packard website on a working PC, download the ethernet driver for a D510c from the support & drivers site. This is the site for XP Pro, but other OS's exist.

Once downloaded, stick it on a USB Flash drive and load it into yoour D510c. Easy.

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well then you have to get the drivers from the internet... all you have to do
  1. Go to google
  2. type the computer name and the model(if you have a sound card then type that)
  3. click search
  4. and thenselect on of the web pages and download from there

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