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No sound I just did a fresh xp pro (32 bit) install with an intel pentium 4 3.00 ghz cpu, socket 478 sis661fx mobo everything works fine but i have no sound, it's an onboard realtek ac97 i've tried all the drivers i can find the mobo cd, and gone over all the settings over and over, the ac97 is set to be default and it's selected to be used, no mutes are on and all the volume levels are at 100% but i still get no sound.

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  • Kazukio Dec 07, 2007

    I also have another computer thats pretty banged up right now but lets do one at a time :) I rebuild and repair computers all the time, this is the first time that this has happened where no drivers will make the sound work. even tried installing a sound card to trick the computer into getting the drivers to work but no luck there. The sound card wouldn't work at all either.



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I ended up redoing everything and bought a new soundcard, that fixed the problem. Thanks for the help

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First make sure that your speakers are on and connected to the audio output socket on your motherboard(Plug it in the middle pin)go to device manager(right click my computer\manage)
Find sound,video and game controllers.In that search for your installed driver and verify if it's labeled as working properly.
Also uninstall them completely and reinstall them.Restart your computer and check if it solves the problem.

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Did you check the device manager?
If there is yellow question mark or a red exclamation mark. You need the correct or re-install drivers.
Let me know...

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