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No audio driver installed after reformatting my PC

No audio driver installed and i don't have the CD installer.

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Here is the link to your motherboard drivers.

click on the link, than click on the plus side of the audio option.
it may take a min to load. than find weather you are using windows vista or xp and download the driver.
to do that you will need to click on the GLOBAL disk (blue) link NOT the china disk. (pink) link. this link also contains any other drivers you may need for your motherboard. i would make a back-up disk with these drivers on it so you do not have to track them down again.....
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