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No audio on computer.

I had a computer crash a few days ago, and had to reinstall Windows XP with the emergency disk that came with the computer. However, now I don't have any audio coming out of my computer. I also have a monitor (Extreme brand) that has built in speakers. I also tried downloading the sound drivers from the disk that came with the computer, but I haven't been able to download the sound drivers. I think my motherboard is an Asus motherboard with an onboard sound card.

I also see that when I click on the Control Panel under Sounds and Devices and then Properties, and then click on Hardware, it shows that I have Legacy Audio Drivers. When I click on the Properties tab, the window that comes up says that the Legacy Audio Driver is working properly. The only thing that I can hear, is the annoying 'beep' whenever I perform a task, such as deleting e-mail or other tasks. Do I need to 'update' the Legacy Audio Driver? Finally, I also can't play any music CD's on my computer, becuase when I do, the Windows Media Player tells me that I don't have a 'sound device' installed on the computer when I know that I do have one since I was able to play all kinds of music before the computer crash! Anyway
I don't know what else to do, can you help? Thank you very much!

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  • sashag Apr 02, 2008

    Thanks for the help, but I tried reinstalling the sound drivers that came with the computer. However, for whatever reason, the sound drivers didn't work. I don't know what else to do. Can I reinstall the sound drivers by just putting in the CD that has the drivers on it? Thanks!

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Ur sound drivers are not installed.u have to again install the sound drivers..
for this insert the motherboard driver cd.
if it autoplays then install the driver by follwing instructions given
on the welcome screen of cd autoplay .
if cd is not autoplay then go to the my computer then right click on cd drive and explore now find out the folder named drivers then finding audio driver install it by this

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