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No Sound Just got this board, and I'm using windows XP... I've updated my bios, un-installed and reinstalled fresh sound drivers (realtek ac97) and made sure it was enabled in my bios but I have been unable to get any sound. I don't know what to try!

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  • aJay619 Apr 09, 2008

    Thanks map9966, Apparantly the drivers are unsigned for windows, and I could not get them to work correctly on XP or Vista; it is an old board. My Asus a8r-mvp died on me and I have had this in a box in the closet for a few years. :P The only solution that worked was to get a different card. Supposedly there is a version of the drivers out there that do still work with windows but I was unable to find it.



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Hay Jay.
Try this, download the latest driver for your board. Save the updated driver in a folder on your desktop & name the folder reltec or what ever name you want to give it. You will need to uncompress the .zip file. Click the link & download file.

Uninstall your current driver, (yes I know you did this once before). This time your going to install it differently.
Once the file is uncompressed re-start your system.
When windows has finished loading open device manager.
Scroll down to Sound, video and game controller till you see the yellow ! point. Right click it once & than left click update driver.
Windows will open Hardware Update Wizard, click No, not this time than click next, than choose, Install from a list or specific location, click next. Remove the check from the box Search removable media. Than click browse. Point to the folder you created on your desktop & the floder within. Pick the correct folder & install the newer driver. When finished re-start windows.

After windows finishes loading go back to device manager & check that the new driver installed. If you still have no sound than the intergrated sound chip on your board is defective.
You can return the board or add a PCI sound card.

Under SUBCATEGORIES pick your flavior.

Good Luck!
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Did you back up your original bios firmware?

please try this driver. install first the chipset and then the audio.

if this not work you have to restore the original bios firmware. or please try load bios setup default in the cmos.

may this help. melnavz

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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    Emelio Navaja Apr 09, 2008

    hello again, You have installed the maybe correct drive but ou should install all the driver needed on it. i encountered this version sound card i install the driver only to find out that did not work, this driver matter with the version and should be the driver that is specifically design to the board. not matter with unsigned for windows cause i install many driver that unsigned so far i have problem encountered. You know i resolve that kind of your problem i reinstall the windows and and find the correct driver and luckily i hear sounds.

    hope this help, melnavz



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