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Sound drivers under Vista

I have upgraded my Medion MD8383 PC to Vista Home Premium, and now I can't get the sound card to work with my Headset/microphone, although a USB headset works ok.
I think I need new drivers, but I'm a bit hazy on what they should be. Do I need a separate driver for both my sound card and my new Creative HS 600 headset?
Lester

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  • l_lyndon Jul 14, 2009

    Thanks for your reply, it is much appreciated.
    The Sound device is an "HD Audio Device", with a microsoft driver version 6.0.6002.18005. In the Device Manager it shows with a yellow exclamation mark on the icon. The message is "This device cannot start (Code 10)".
    The Motherboard is a Microstar MS7091, which I believe is unique to Medion. It has an integrated Realtek ALC861 sound module.
    I have looked for updated drivers that will work under Vista, with no luck so far. As I said earlier, I'm not sure whether I have to have two sets of drivers or not; one for the sound module and one for the output device?
    I have tried to update the driver from the internet and the message is "Windows has determined that you have the best driver software already installed".
    The headset sound is good on an mp3 player.
    I am getting a "No Audio Output Device is installed" message when I click on the loudspeaker icon on my toolbar (which has a white cross on a red background next to it).
    Hope this helps,
    Lester

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Need more info. Are you making sure that the Sound card shows in the Device manger as good. Did you make sure here are no red or yellow Icons next to the sound card device in the settings in device manger. Have you tried the headset in another device, I.E. MP3 player? Are the sound setting muted or turned down in the Creative profile or sound device settings?

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  • Bruce Weaver
    Bruce Weaver Jul 14, 2009

    Realtek has HD decoder files and drivers on there site. I dont always just the MS drivers. Go here and look a t these.

    HD Decoder Driver
    http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/down...

    Software: Drivers & Utilities
    http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/down...

    They show there version as 4.06 dated 03/2009 Try those and see if it hapls. The yellow says it took the driver , but ran into a conflict with the device. A different driver should help.



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