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Audio driver cannot load driver for onboard audio- SOUNDMAX

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  • dang4g Apr 06, 2008

    Success at LAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    It appears that somewhere along the line my bios was changed.

    ONBOARD AUDIO was not activated.

    Once that was corrected, the SOUNDMAX drivers were loaded without any problems.

    THANK YOU very much for helping.



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I am looking at downloading the appropriate drivers from FOXCONN the motherboard suppliers. Cannot find my exact model760GXK8mb, but will keep trying.

This problem only started after I had to re-install Windows xp home.

Posted on Apr 02, 2008

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Hi dang4g, I gather you have the current needed sound max driver software? Please open control panel, than open Add/ remove programs. Un-install any previous sound driver software listed. Next open the System icon. Click hardware tab, than click the device manager button. Scroll down to Sound, audio and game controller. Find the yellow ! point. Right click it once & left click once update driver. Windows hardware wizard will open.
Click not at this time & click next. Click install from a list or specific location, than click next. In the next window click browse button. Go find where you have stored your sound max driver software. Choose the correct folder & click next. Your sound driver software should install. Re-start the PC when finished. Check windows updates for a possible update.

Good Luck!


Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Apr 02, 2008

    The way you posted your question, you already had the correct sound drivers. Don't blame me for not listing the correct motherboard. GoTo this site & fill in the needed information & find your Foxconn motherboard.


  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Apr 02, 2008

    Open the link below. Under Search by Product Model fill in the three windows as:


    Socket 754

    60GXK8MC-RS & click search.

    Go to page 2 & download On-Board Audio 32Bit AC97 Driver.

    Use the instructions I listed above. There are other sound drivers, if you feel that since your there & you know more than I download the other drivers & save to a folder. It wouldn't hurt to book mark the site.


  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Apr 02, 2008

    My last post was missing the number 7 for the model number, don't forget to add the 7 for the model number.

    760GXK8MC-RS Motherboard.SiS760GX -Micro ATX

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Apr 02, 2008

    I was shocked to see your rating Wasted an hour for a yellow..




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