No sound after fitting new sound card

After fitting a new sound card I have no sound, and everything appears to be ok. Only fault I can find is in Directx I get a message. PROBLEM GETTING EXTRA SOUND INFO, RESULT CODE =0X80070057 (INVALID ARGUMENTS)

  ANDRO 20:37 16 Feb 05

Have you had a sound card in it before or have you been using the onboard one?

Restoring an old pentium 3 which had a sound card but no drivers, But I have no sound

  Diodorus Siculus 21:08 16 Feb 05

Check in the bios - see if audio is enabled.

Audio IRQ11 Is the only mention of audio in bios

  Cuddles 22:04 16 Feb 05

check on the soundcard to see if there is more than one connection for the audio lead

  PSF 23:43 16 Feb 05

Have you checked to see if the sound card is in the device manager. If it is remove it and reboot. Window should then re-install the drivers for the sound card.

Have you got the latest version of Direct X from Windows Update. It might be an idea to load the latest drivers for the card from the manufacturers site.

I have two connections on card tried both the second is marked auz-in still no sound

Reloaded drivers,and running latest Direct x tried downloading new driver but had no joy. As I have sound from CD player using headset I am beginning to think it must be wiring or a bad connection somewhere

  Technotiger 20:29 17 Feb 05

Hi, are you sure - on board sound should be shown in BIOS/Integrated Peripherals/OnChip Device Function/AC97 Sound Device with the option to Enable or Disable.


  PSF 20:53 17 Feb 05

Have you tried removing the card and fitting it into another pci slot. When you reboot it will re-assign the IRQ. Check the card is fully seated in the slot as well.

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