No audio after reinstalling XP sp3

  tuderman 14:14 PM 24 Oct 12

I did a clean install of XP sp3 on my daughters old Desktop. Not being tec savvy I did not consider backing up audio. Tried all manner of advice regards device drivers, still no sound.

Would there be any conflict if I install a new sound card?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:31 PM 24 Oct 12

Tried all manner of advice regards device drivers, still no sound.

Make and model of PC?

Any exclamation marks against sound drivers in device manager?

are speakers plugged in and powered?

do head phones work in the same socket?

Volume not muted and sound turned up to maximum?

  tuderman 14:44 PM 24 Oct 12

Fruit Bat/\0/\ Thank you

Sorry, I should have had info re PC. I will power up PC and come back with details. Re your questions. Yes, yellow mark next to sound in device manager. Yes, speakers are power up. Yes, I hear a buzzing on head phone when system powers up. Yes, volume st high

  lotvic 14:45 PM 24 Oct 12

Did you install the Motherboard Drivers after the clean install of XP?

  tuderman 15:00 PM 24 Oct 12

Fruit Bat. Here is details. CPU AMD SEMPRON M board. ECS M863 (cpu1) Chipset. SiS model 741 GX

AUDIO.. No audio card detected.

lotvic. No I did not install any drivers that I can remember. But I did install 'Slim ??? ' to detect missing drivers, I downloaded and thought it may have installed drivers. The PC works very well except no sound.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:19 PM 24 Oct 12

I think that board has the C-Media AC97 Audio Device

SIW should tell you for sure if you install and run it, it will tell you all the equipment fitted in your PC

Driver here

  tuderman 15:38 PM 24 Oct 12

Fruit Bat. Thank you for links. I will download and report back

  tuderman 16:05 PM 24 Oct 12

The links down load was good. Drivers installed and sound is good.

Many thanks for all the help, very much appreciated. Now have a very happy daughter! J

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:22 PM 24 Oct 12

Glad your sorted.


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