Sound card error code 10

  pj1664 21:59 19 Oct 06

Hi guys, my sound card just died on me and when I try to install the drivers for it, it says the drivers cannot be loaded due to error code 10. My OS is xp home service pack 2. Does it mean my sound card has died?

  skidzy 22:07 19 Oct 06

Have you tried system restore ? If so maybe try and uninstall through device manager,let windows install the generic drivers and then try your cd drivers for the sound card.

  skidzy 22:18 19 Oct 06

Code 10
If the device has a "FailReasonString" value in its hardware key, that string is displayed as the error message. The driver or enumerator places this registry string value there. If there is no "FailReasonString" in the hardware key, the following generic error message is displayed:
This device is either not present, not working properly, or does not have all the drivers installed. (Code 10)

Try upgrading the device drivers for this device.

Solution button: Update Driver

To resolve this error code, make sure the device is connected to the computer correctly. For example, make sure all cables are plugged in fully and that all adapter cards are properly seated. Follow the suggested solution button and update the device driver. It may be possible to remove the device and redetect it using the Add New Hardware wizard.

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