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Q: Wack Sound Drivers!

I got an old Inspiron 4000 Dell and installed WinXP on it. I hit the "34 Minute Hiccup" so I deleted a file named WDMA_es3.inf. I assumed this was my audio driver for my laptop. When I got XP set up there was of course no sound. When I tried to install the ESS Maestro 3i driver my computer wouldn't start up so I removed the drivers in safe mode. The sound card should be an ESS Maestro 3i or something like that. Are there any other drivers I could use? any response would really help. Thanks in advance!!!

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Preferred Solution: Wack Sound Drivers!

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Wack Sound Drivers!

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hey guys,

so here's the deal, I was going to play some League Of Legends with my brother and forgot I hadn't installed ventrillo yet so I did that and then I hooked up my headphones and started talking to him. however he couldn't hear me so I went to control panel and the ventrillo settings and started changing some settings around until he could hear me...we never found a solution and now my sound on my computer is messed up and I can't hear anything. I was just wondering if there was any way I could set the settings back to default or something? because I really don't understand this whole audio thing
any help would be greatly appreciated,

Thanks,

Tyrael

A:Sound on xp is out of wack...

nevermind fixed it =p

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I recently changed hardware on my pc. I did not uninstall or change anything about my hard drive, but when using it in the new pc, it kept telling me to activate windows. This was strange, never happened to me before so why now. So i go through so much
trouble trying to fix it and nothing worked. Even in settings under activation blah blah, it still wouldn't let me activate because "the servers were down". ok. So i call Microsoft support, and he keeps trying to get me to repurchase windows 10.
No. Bad customer service  rep. He did not help at all just made me do everything i already did and  when it said the servers were down, he told me its because i don't have a legit license. I downloaded windows 10 when it was free in 2016 or whenever.
So i never got a product key. So I used to windows 10 installer tool and it seemed to work, the watermark was gone. but later that day when i came home it was back. Then i tried the activation again and it worked. This was incredibly frustrating and annoying.
so i wanted to leave negative feedback to windows/microsoft. But i dont have the feedback hub, so i go to windows store and try to search bnut the search function doesnt work. I dont know why i thought any other windows app would be easy to use after everything
i just experienced. I have no question. This isnt about windows 8. This is the only place i found to try to tell microsoft anything. so tedious and annoying. yuck.

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My explorer.exe does not want to cooperate with me. It "does" a combination of the feared "restarting" and "just shutting off and not coming back on."

R really don't know what to do as I have tried at least 20 or 30 of the things listed if you google "fix explorer.exe." Just tell me what you need to know.

By the way, give me links to anything you want me to download or something.
Thanks for prompt help!
I will reply within 24 hours to posts.
I will also post when this is resolved, because I know it annoys people, not knowing what the deal is...

Specs:
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2
1 GB Ram
Pentium 4 2.0 GHz
(made in 2001)
 

A:Explorer.exe is wack.

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Hi. This is gonna sound odd but every time I move my mouse real fast it goes out of control. If I don't move the mouse the cursor stays but with one little twitch and it is half-way across the screen again. This also tends to happen in Linux but Win2k is the worst. If I don't move it for about 3 seconds it goes back to normal until I move it fast again. And I am not even moving it that fast!!! Please help. Thank you.
 

A:Mouse is wack

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view this article here:
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/794797-explorer-exe-wack.html
 

A:Explorer.exe is wack.

Please do not double-post.

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/794797-explorer-exe-wack.html
 

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About 2 weeks ago, my computer suddenly wouldn't connect to to STEAM (The Computer Game Software from Valve)

So I tried getting it to work when suddenly other programs on my computer stopped connecting to my computer as well, first it was firefox then it was google chrome, and I.E. worked for a while but then stopped the only thing I can connect to is AIM

also I can only access the internet while in safe mode.


It says I'm connected to my wireless network on the bottom right, but get nothing in the browsers

Also while trying the ipconfig /renew

this message would show

"No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection while it has its media disconnected."

I'm not sure what It means, I've never encountered this message before

I'm not sure where to begin anymore, I'd appreciate any help

I'm running Vista Service Pack 2

A:Internet connection is wack

Check for updated NIC drivers for NIC - wifi & ethernet

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I don't know how to fix my screen on my laptop. There are buttons on my main computer screen where you can adjust the screen to fill the entire screen, but on my laptop I have no clue where the buttons are to adjust the width and everything to expand to fit the entire screen and not have an inch on each side. Does any of that make sense? Help please.
 

A:Laptop screen out of wack

I would think it would help if you provided the make and model of your computer. and if it is not too old how about going to their website for manuals or support.
 

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Hey up people,

I have a HP Pavilion 710.uk or something or other.

However, my processor at the moment is 1.3ghz which is poo, and runs my games at about 25fps which is poo.

I was wondering can I just buy any processor and near enough wack it in, or will i need other new hardware such as Mobo or something?

Sorry for my unknowning.

Thanks,

-Earn
 

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Hi Everyone,I'm new to this site and I was hoping that I could get some help with my computer. My apologies ahead of time but I'm not the most computer literate person so if my topic title/introduction have been done wrong please let me know. Here's some background on the situation: my Windows Update will download the update but fail to install (Update KB982158). The second problem that I seem to be having with my internet--When looking at the sending/receiving activity monitor the sending activity is extremely high and is increasing at an abnormally fast rate. My more computer literate friend said that it seems as if something is using my computer to attack another.I've run both the DDS tool as well as the GMER tool, however when running the latter my computer came up with the blue screen, dumped all of my memory and I wasn't able to generate a log. After posting I will try and run it again and update this post accordingly. Here's my DDS log and attach file.Thank You!.DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Jordan at 20:04:15.75 on Sun 03/13/2011Internet Explorer: 7.0.6002.18005 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3070.1966 [GMT -4:00].AV: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {090F9C29-64CE-6C6F-379C-5901B49A85B7}SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}SP: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {B26E7DCD-42F4-63E1-0D2C-6273CF1DCF0A}.============== Running Proc... Read more

A:Computer won't update, internet out of wack

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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Hi guys! For a while now, the volume on certain websites has been messed up for me and I've tried everything and have come to a conclusion that maybe something's wrong, so I did a virus scan and then all of a sudden this message from McAffee started popping up:

The file C:/System Volume Information\_restore{129201FA-B0AC-49B3-96B2-DEB8B91E727B\RP249\A0048079.dll could not be cleaned. Please delete the infected file.



I couldn't find the file, but if it's infected I need to delete it, maybe that is what is causing problems. I honestly don't know. Here is my HJT log.




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Okayy Ive been everywhere from avast help to hp basically everyone. Im hoping someone here can help me fix this problem. okay so about a week ago spyware was on my computer antivirus 2010 so i used malware bytes and it said it got it off. but my computer still resumed to reboot so I said wth and reformatted my computer using the hp disks they had sent me. So I did the first few times I wasnt able to find my network interface card and finally I called hp and they helped me install it correctly. Now my computer is still rebooting every hour or so. I used malwarebytes and it found nothing. I also used avast and hijackthis. Please someone help me out. I will greatly appreciate it. I will include my hijackthis report below. I hope to hear from someone soon.Btw since my reformat i have not downloaded any spyware that im aware of. sooo i dont know why it keeps doing this.I use windows xp pro service pac 2Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:35:20 PM, on 3/23/2010Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)Boot mode: Normal{Mod Edit:removed HJY log improperly placed~~~boopme}

A:I need HELP. my computer is completely out of wack -hoping someone can help me.

Download BlueScreenView - http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html Double-click BlueScreenView.exe file to run the program.When scanning is done, Edit/Select All...then File/Save Selected Items. Save the report as BSOD.txt.Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all content, and paste it into your next reply.The fact that your system reboots routinely...would seem to not indicate a malware situation, IMO. But we will examine that possibility later, depending on what we find out in your next post. For the time being, I will leave your HJT data intact, rather than removing such. HJT logs are handled in one of our malware forums...rather than move you to one of those, a quick exploration of possibly system issues seems expedient in your case.Louis

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Ok i will start with my brothers. He got a message saying that his computer was infected with a dangerous virus, it runs really slow, and something that his administrative tools folder was like deleted or something. My dads computer he was playing counter strike and he kept getting kicked out of his games and got stuff saying that cannot conect to server and stuff like that. Now today his computer is slower than my brothers, he cant scan because he cant connect to the internet cause his thing wants to download the lastest update, cant connect to the internet and just really cant do much of anything. My computers fine as of right now but that can change soon. I have some knowledge of using a computer and stuff but my dad is more of the computer person. We have McAfee and we all download the updates that are needed and i scan about twice a week and my dad scans frequently and so does my brother, we also have windows xp. If anyone can give any insight to this that would be great Thanks.

Ok i just got this... I dont know about my dads but for my brothers its an IE AntiVirus if that helps. Also its missing a shortcut Iw3MP. exe
I cant create one because the computers cannot connect to the internet so thats why i am posting to see if anyone can fix this.
Can anyone pls. help!?!?
 

A:Computers in netwrok and house going wack!?

create hijackthis log and paste it
 

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When I turn on the computer I get this in a dos window. The desktop will not finish opening if I close it before it's done. What is it!:

C:\Windows\system32>C:\Windows\pskill.exe /accepteula mgrs

PsKill v1.12 - Terminates processes on local or remote systems
Copyright <C> 1999-2005 Mark Russinovich
Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com

Unable to kill process mgrs:
Process does not exist.

C:\Windows\system32>C:\Windows\pskill.exe /acceptuela avp

PsKill v1.12 - Terminates processes on local or remote systems
Copyright <C> 1999-2005 Mark Russinovich
Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com

Unable to kill process mgrs:
Process does not exist.

C:\Windows\system32>C:\Windows\regsvr32.exe /u ddesupport.dll
'C:\Windows\regsvr32.exe' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

C:\Windows\system32>C:\Windows\pskill.exe /accepteula EXPLORER

PsKill v1.12 - Terminates processes on local or remote systems
Copyright <C> 1999-2005 Mark Russinovich
Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com

Process EXPLORER killed.
C:\Windows\systems32>C:\Windows\wait.exe 2
Waiting ..
C:\Windows\system32>del /F /Q C:\Windows\__adware1__.dll
Could Not Find C:\Windows\__adware1__.dll

C:\Windows\system32>del /F /Q C:\Windows\mgrs.exe
Could Not Find C:\Windows\mgrs.exe

C:\Windows\system32>del /F /Q C:\Windows\avp.exe
Could Not Find C:\Windows\avp.exe

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A:wack dos window when opening vista

pskill.exe is a NT/2000 process used to kill applications on remote computers....
 

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this is on a windows 2000 server machine.
2 Scsi drives.
The 2nd scsi drive is a 13 gig drive, and when i go into it and select all and properties to see the total amount of the files size, i get a total of 2.5 gigs. Now i have the option to show all hidden and even system files, so everything should be showing. When i look at teh free space left, it says theres only 1.5 gigs left. I'm losing 9 gigs somehow and i don't know where? The other drive is reading the free disk space fine, but this one has me worried.
I've ran scandisk, defrag, 2 anti-virus programs and still nothing.
Has anyone delt with any of this??

Thx

LoS
 

A:[Solved] Free Disk Space is out of wack.

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I got a left handed Razer Deathadder mouse I installed the drivers on Windows and it works great. Sadly there aren't any drivers for Linux and the mouse sensitivity is all messed up. In the settings I have 0 acceleration but it still moves to fast at the slightest movement. Any solutions?
 

A:Razer mouse sensitivity out of wack on Linux

This might help you : Lowering Mouse Sensitivity in Ubuntu and Fedora
 

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I have 25 photos in an album that I had to sort out and number, then renumber as I had to delete some.
Everything works fine until I get to number 16_sun city . Then for some reason I can't figure out, it skips from number 16 to number 20. After that things go completely nuts as the pix aren't viewable in proper order. 20 is followed by 18 for example.

I did a restart of pc knowing it wouldn't do anything. It didn't. I'm stumped.
Anyone else have this problem?

Anyone know a solution? Hope so.

Thank You

JayD
 

A:Solved: Photos properly numbered in album but out of wack anyway

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I found these using Microsoft Security Essentials:
TrojanDownloader:ASX:Wimad.CZ
TrojanClicker:ASX:Wimad.DA
TrojanDownloader:ASX:Wimad.BV
TrojanClicker:ASX:Wimad.CS
TrojanClicker:ASX:Wimad.DE
TrojanDownloader:Qt/Wack.A
TrojanDownloader:Qt/Wack.B
TrojanDownloader:ASX:Wimad.AZ

With MBAM I also found "Malware.Trace" and "Broken.OpenCommand".

I haven't done full scans because they freeze and take a long time. Other things freeze also and sometimes it says windows explorer isn't responding and it restarts it. Even though I removed the above viruses my computer still behaves like this.


DDS.txt:

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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Run by Name at 22:58:11.09 on 17/05/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.353.1033.18.3999.2715 [GMT 1:00]
.
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
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A:TrojanDownloader:ASX/Wimad,QT:wack, windows explorer freezing

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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i have some job related projects to do on my computer and this happens....i'm using xp sp3, basically my clock, sidebar, all that gone. I have to ctrl alt delete and click switch to just get back to firefox. i can't copy paste in firefox but i can in Chrome. i can't run malwarebytes i tried 4 different links with alias names, i get that 372 error. I've done a search and see many people have had the same problems.This person seems to have the same problemhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/324978/taskbar-gone-372-malwarebytes-error-etcneed-help-asap/i tried to follow the instructions given in this post....but when i tried to run SetupSP6.exe it says something about unable to complete, it wont let me. i ran hijackthis and got rid of asd.exe, i ran spybot it found 6 things and deleted, i ran atf and currently run SAS, its so much more slower than malwarebytes. Thanks for your help

A:Horrible! runtime error 372 vbalgrid, can't run mbytes, computer out of wack, asd.exe please help!

As you have a post in the Logs forum here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic326630.html I am closing this topic.

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Ok i will start with my brothers. He got a message saying that his computer was infected with a dangerous virus, it runs really slow, and something that his administrative tools folder was like deleted or something. My dads computer he was playing counter strike and he kept getting kicked out of his games and got stuff saying that cannot conect to server and stuff like that. Now today his computer is slower than my brothers, he cant scan because he cant connect to the internet cause his thing wants to download the lastest update, cant connect to the internet and just really cant do much of anything. My computers fine as of right now but that can change soon. I have some knowledge of using a computer and stuff but my dad is more of the computer person. We have McAfee from aol and it says we are protected and such but but then it gives you a message that your computer is not protected and such and then when you go back its all messed up. Also would spyware doctor and mcafee conflict with each other if you run them? We all download the updates that are needed and i scan about twice a week and my dad scans frequently and so does my brother, we also have windows xp. If anyone can give any insight to this that would be great Thanks.

Ok i just got this... I dont know about my dads but for my brothers its an IE AntiVirus if that helps. Also its missing a shortcut Iw3MP. exe
I cant give you a Hijack this log because the computers cant connect to the internet except mine.
Can anyone p... Read more

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Sound in windows has been giving me a hard time lately. I had to restore my registry manually via the Windows Recovery Console recently because Windows kept thinking it was in safe mode, thus preventing a repair installation from continuing. So, after restoring the registry from an earlier part of the day when the issue wasn't a problem, Windows started up fine, and everything was working as it once did. Except for sound.

The volume controls icon does not show in the taskbar. I've gone into Control Panel -> Sounds and Devices and checked the box that is supposed to place the controls in the taskbar, but to no avail. Still doesn't show up. I know that this is usually caused by incorrectly installed sound drivers, but they are installed fine and do not appear in an errored state in the device manager. I've also reinstalled the sound drivers from my motherboard's drivers disc multiple times with no change.

Oddly enough, any sounds that are supposed to be played by Windows do not play. If I open a file in Windows Media Player or in a game, the sound plays perfectly fine.

On top of that, I'm also getting trouble with recording sounds. Not just with a microphone, but even from they stereo mix channel. In Sounds and Audio Devices Properties, looking at the Voice tab, the default device for Voice Playback is blank. I set it to Realtek HD Audio Output, but when I press apply, it resets to blank. When I set it to the Realtek Output and go to the 'test hardware' button, I ca... Read more

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I have a Realtek High Definition Audio sound card and I went to http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=14&PFid=24&Level=4&Conn=3&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false and downloaded the Windows 2000, Windows XP/2003(32/64 bits) Driver only (Executable file).

All my sounds are not normal, everything echoes and all music sounds cheap and low qualtiy.
Is there some tweaking needed somewhere or something?

environment sounds sound alright and the speech (in movies) is low and muffled.
 

A:updated sound drivers all sound is echoing with a slight fuzziness

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i installed windows xp and upgraded my sound card drivers and still no sound???
Soundblaster Live Value!

Mute is off!
Speakers are plugged in!

tried uninstalling the sound card and its drivers and then rebooting - still doesnt work
 

A:i installed windows xp and upgraded my sound card drivers and still no sound???

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ThePRedicate,
Can you see the sound card in the Device Manager in System Properties?

Did this problem start recently or since the installation of XP? Did you get sound at anytime earlier(even on other OSes)?
 

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I have a soundblaster card and all of a sudden I have no sound.

updating or reinstalling does nothing...
and i have NO option to increase the volume level or adjust it in anyway
Basically when i go to control panel -> sound and audio devices

it grey shades the volume controls[device volume] and speaker settings so i can't even do anything with it
HELP
 

A:No sound <-- drivers installed, but no option to increase sound level

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i didn't have a stereo mix anymore when i reinstalled windows.
so i went to install some realtek sound drivers.
for some ridiculous reason the realtek sound drivers break my lan internet drivers.
i have to reinstall my lan internet drivers everytime i boot up now, which is really annoying.

anybody got a solution to this?

A:realtek sound drivers break my lan drivers.

Can you tell us what make and model computer you have?

What operating system do you have?

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Hello. I have a MSI NF750-G55 motherboard which came with Nvidia sound drivers. Windows update even provided an update for the nvidia drivers once I connected to the internet.

However, I also know that there are Realtek sound drivers. Will my system be more stable if I just install the nvidia drivers or should I install the realtek HD drivers too? Or would having 2 sound drivers cause freezes?

I appreciate any advice. So far all my sound works great so that isn't an issue, and I don't really care about having the realtek audio manager.

A:Nvidia sound drivers, realtek drivers, or both?

Basically, if it isn't broke, don't fix it.

The sound is a Realtek chip on the motherboard, thus the Realtek would be the first choice, but if other supplied drivers work and you have all functions there is no need for additional drivers. The Microsoft drivers are actually Realtek drivers (but Microsoft can be several versions behind due to their validation process).

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Hi, as stated in the subject, I am unable to hear any sound from my speakers since upgrading to the windows 7 64 bit. I followed the other post that I found on this but I still cannot hear any sound.

I have a dell inspiron 531. The hardware ids from the device manager are

HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0888&SUBSYS_1028020E&REV_1000

HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0888&SUBSYS_1028020E

I have installed the realtek drivers and they as working but I still get nothing but a slight hiss from my speakers. I have tried them on my laptop and they work fine.

Does anybody know what might be causing this? I am half tempted to get a new sound card but I am reluctant as it says my existing one is working (it just seems to have forgotten to tell the speakers!)

If anybody knows a fix for this I really would be eternally grateful

Many thanks
Mike

A:Sound card drivers show as working but still no sound

Let's start by right clicking the speaker icon in your system tray and select playback devices from the options...right clik on the speakers and set as default. You can select to disable the independent headphone jacks if the speakers are plugged to the sound card. Then clik on properties and go to the levels tab at top. Set the slider to 100%. Go back to the playback devices window and select Configure button. Test the individual speakers by clicking on them one at a time.

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I have the laptop as stated above, i have had it a week and the user before me had decided to put on 7 instead of 8. i completely wiped and restored to windows 8.1, installed all sammy drivers and ensured it is all up to date.

the laptop had huge instability issues, the hdd was on its way out as mbr was damaged and the heads were ticking badly. then i found the ram was not secured in the sockets properly too. so i fixed it all!

Anyways back to the problem. i have the realtek hd audio drivers installed from sammy, reinstalled the ones from realtek themselves and still nothing.

Main issue, mic and speakers built in work and are fully detected. but the microphone port and headphone port are not detected, no matter what i plug into them.

I have tried a lot and nothing so far. Please help!

A:Samsung np-355vc uk sound drivers installed, but no sound?

Many laptops have the mic and headphone jack assembly connected to the main motherboard by some type of connector. Considering the other problems, first thing would be to check internal connections.

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Just did a fresh install and installed the drivers from my motherboard cd and it used to get 5.1 sound working but now it wont do it. You think I removed something for it when I customized my install cd using vLite?

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This is about sound issues from the computer as in cant get sound from the comptuer.
Went to computer properties then multi media controller has yellow question mark next to it so tried to update driver it goes to the wizard but it will not find any drivers for it without a cd which dont have.
Tried roll back drivers says no drivers are backed up on file.
Went to sound audio video game controllers audio codecs says all the codecs are working for this computer.
Control panel sound audio says no sound device is connected.
Its also a problem because cannot access volume control either as media controller are not installed.
Thought it might be a motherboard issue so went to download to everest and got the chipset drivers for it.
That was simple enough but when went to foxconn and installed audio drivers for the motherboard because think it runs through the motherboard foxconn P4M800P7M8 from foxconn site.
The sound card is realtek ALC655 AC 97 enhanced audio controller.
Again got these drivers from foxxconn and exactly same issues.
Extracted the files easily enough from wizard but when go to exe run folder the run it says cannot find setupfilex.dll
Then go to gxdver it dont do anything.
Go to exe icon run and logger then it goes cannot run please find the setup exe file from the directory.
In the folders cannot seem to find anything that will install the actual drivers without a conflicting issue somewhere.
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A:sound drivers no sound coming out of computer

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Hey! I have a Dell Inspiron E1505 (laptop). Recently, my sound has been messed up. While playing any type of music, be it a CD, youtube, streaming music, or itunes, my music would skip. When I asked someone what I should do, they recommended that I update my sounddrivers or install new ones. So I updated my sounddrivers and everthing. It all seemed to go well during the installation process by now my sound doesn't work! PERIOD. When I go to my device manager, there's yellow question mark next to "SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC", my sound driver.

Do you know what I should do next? Anyone know what my next step should be to fix this problem?? Thanks!
 

A:Solved: My sound died! If you know anything about sound drivers, please help!! Thanks!

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sound on my XPS isnt working so i check my hardware and i find this.
how do i fix it?
 

A:sound isnt working: yet sound drivers are there

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I recently reformatted my computer, after it went FUBAR on me, and now I am having some glitchy scrolls whenever I scroll down web pages, and I have no sound, it's the same thing that happened the last time I reformatted it, and it was like 5 months ago, so I can't remember the damned names of the drivers. Any help? I have windows xp home edition, and my graphics card is an ATI.. I remember something on the lines of CCC (Catalyst Control Center)? Does that help you any? Please get back to me quick, I've got to get to bed...
 

A:I need Graphics Drivers, and sound drivers...

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My computer:

chaintech motherboard
Athlon xp 1800 +
Diamond DT-588
GeForce 4 ti 4200 64mb
380 ram

My sound driver keeps messing up. It is the CM18738/C3dx PCI Audio Device and the following message appears:\

"This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. (code 12). If you want to use this device, you will need to disable one of the other devices on this system."

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
 

A:Sound Drivers & Sound Card

oh i am running win xp pro
 

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I recently swopped a 80GB hard drive from an other computer(running realtek sound drivers) to a winfast 760gxk8mc. The strange part is that I am using the original driver disc with soundmax intergrated audio drivers and I redownloaded the drivers. It just makes no sound. It says there is no problem and I checked the bios. It is enabled. I then installed vista and it works. No problem it downloaded it on its own. I am running xp sp3 (which i installed drom a xp pro sp3 intergrated disc).
It has a
amd sempron 2800+
1gb ram
6600gt
Please help!
 

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Hi,

i thought it would be good to update my sound card drivers so i did and half way though it crashed on me so then i rebooted and i had lost sound all together! So i found the old drivers disk and trying installing them again but when windows searches for the drivers on it ..it says theres no drivers matching the device!?

So now i have no sound i removed the pci card from the computer and put it back in again but still no luck i get a "?!" on the multimedia audio controller...which is prolly the reason im getting no sound,but im not sure???

Any idears what i could try ??

Thanks ipatriot
 

A:Sound card ...no sound, Drivers!

You might try to remove the device from the "device Manager". Re-boot, and your system should then find your sound card and list it as a new device. Now try to re-install the driver. Is the driver "windows supported"? If so, there will be a driver on your windows disk. You can also try going to the manufacturers web site to get an up-dated driver.
 

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I installed a driver for my sound card, only to find out that sound just wouldn't play on my laptop. (It says that the sound is playing, it's just that it isn't coming through the speakers.) I know that the drivers are updated, so if you're going to ask if my driver is updated, the answer to that is yes.

At first, I had thought that it was only a problem with the driver, or the hard drive, but that's not it... I don't know what the problem is. I've tried looking for solutions online, but absolutely nothing worked.

Can someone help me? I don't want to be stuck with the generic "High Definition Audio Device" which will just mute the speakers at the most random times.

Oh, and the sound driver that I have is "SoundMAX Integrated HD Audio", just in case anyone was going to ask.

A:No sound after installing sound drivers?

Are you using the correct HP provided sound driver? Generally, the PC Vendor's driver works or works best. Non-Vendor drivers in many cases do not work properly.

If the new driver install was recently, rollback the driver - function available in the Device Manager or use the System Restore and restore the PC back to an available restore date prior to the driver install.

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For my XP Pro I currently use "SoundMAX Digital Audio" however the company stopped making the driver for my computer's audio. So, does anyone recommend something I can use for my multimedia driver? Thanks.
 

A:Sound Drivers

The driver for that chipset should be available from the motherboard makers website...

What make and model of motherboard?
 

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Hi all...this is my first post and I am trying to help a friend of mine who has lost her sound....she has a Sony Vaio VGC-M1 and apparently has lost her drivers etc due to a major system crash.....can someone point me in the right direction for her to download the drivers so she can have sound again.....she's overseas and we frequently talk on skype but without sound.....we're speechless ! Many thanks
 

A:Need Sound Drivers

Apparently you need to know which country in Europe she is from. This is the web site http://www.vaio-link.com/hub_cons.html
 

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i have no sound on my other computer i wouldnt have clue why but i just got it from some one and i thounght i would just uninstall some stuff that i thought i wont need.
and not knowing imust have lost my sound driver along the way somehow. please help before the misses kills me
 

A:sound drivers??? (need help bad)

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I asked some questions yesterday and got a little response but i stil didnt manage get my sound working.

I installed win7 a couple of days ago on a new custom built pc but i cannot get sound.

In the bottom right it just says Digital Audio (S/PDIF) .. i have no speakers in my monitor so i bought some logitech ones, they are all plugged in right placees

Any help please? i cannot figue this out at all

A:No Sound, Which drivers may i need?

A few questtions. Do you have the driver cd that came with the MB? If so it should have Vista drivers on it. Also need to know if you are running 32bit or 64 bit. On the Asus site I don't see the M4A78-STD It lists the M4A78-SE/95/Roem/SI, and the sound as Realtek Audio V6.01.5821 ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support- You should be able to install these in compatibility mode. Compatibility Mode Is the audio device listed in your device manager? Can you go device manager and click on sound devices and expand the view, then post a snip of it? A Preferred Method of Uploading/Posting Screen Shots This way we can try to force the install from update driver. Or you can try installing the latest Realtek HD driver from here Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version Thanks I'll check back. Fabe 10/7 till after Nascar race

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I just realized that this is probably a better place to post this than where I previoudly had, as I didn't realize that this is where questions about drivers go. The rest is just a cut and paste from here on:

So I made a DOS boot disk today, as my computer can't really handle many of my DOS games anymore while in Windows, 'cause Windows eats up too many resources. Now, my problem is the sound drivers. I thought at first that I had solved my problem, as I went and downloaded what I thought were the correct drivers for DOS for my sound card, yet when I ran a program that needed sound in DOS the computer started just beeping, and the screen started filling with garbled intelligable text (%!&&@!$$$ type things). I disabled sound and ran the program again, and it went fine. Just to be sure, I turned the sound back on, and once again the same problem occurred. Any ideas on what I should do?

The sound card is a C-Media CMI8738/C3DX, and I had tried the DOS drivers for the C-Media CMI8738. I wasn't sure if this would cause a difference, but you never know.

And in case the installation program messed something up, my AUTOEXEC.BAT file that I run to try to use these drivers says:

SET PATH=%PATH%;C:\PROGRA~1\ATITEC~1\ATICON~1
Set tvdumpflags=10\C:\PCIAUD\SETAUDIO
SET BLASTER=A220 I5 D1 H5 T4
C:\PCIAUD\C3DMIX /MFF000 /FFF000 /WFF000 /L00100 /E00100 /A00100 /C00100 /P00000 /400000 /R0f0ff /D040ff /Q0
 

A:DOS Sound Drivers

Anybody have any advice? The only change since the first post is that now occasionally when I try to enable sound, all I hear is a buzzing noise from the speakers whenever it does try for sound.
 

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I just built a computer from scratch, and I am having trouble getting my sound to work. I installed the drivers from the motherboard CD, and then even updated The Realtek High Definition Audio. I still have an exclamation mark on the Realtek in device manager. I'm not too sure what is wrong. One thing that is weird is that inside the manual for building the case, there is a step for hooking up the speaker wire. I'm pretty positive that I hooked it up correctly on the motherboard, but from the motherboard, it....really doesn't go anywhere. The wire stops at some circle piece, and you are supposed to just let it rest in inside the case. I don't know if this is the problem or not, but it was just seemed wierd to me and figured you guys reading should know. Ummm, I think that's pretty much it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
 

A:sound drivers

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Hello,

I recently reformatted my computer. I have installed my graphics drivers but I am not sure what sound drivers I need.

I don't have my recovery disks, I have a Hewlett Packard Pavilion 712a.
I installed a Realtek AC'87 sound driver but I got the blue screen of death.
I had to uninstall it.

Does anyone know what drivers I need for my computer?

Thanks in Advance!
 

A:Sound Drivers

For a good system analysis tool look here
 

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i've been experiencing lack of sound in many games after i formatted my drive recently. i installed the very same sound drivers which i was using before the formatting. those were AC97 drivers.
i downloaded AIDA32 and it says i have a "soundmax Integrated Digital Audio" named audio adapter!!! now in the hope that i'd have sound during games i downloaded the soundmax drivers for my Intel 810e chipset...but though the sound returned, my pc became too unstable n started haning every 5 minutes. i did a proper uninstall of the AC97 drivers before installing the soundmax drivers.
i have onboard sound on an Intel 810e chipset...win98. Please help me, i really can't play Max Payne without sound


my system specs as per AIDA32:
Computer:
Operating System Microsoft Windows 98
OS Service Pack None
Internet Explorer 5.50.4134.0600 (IE 5.5)
Computer Name UMESH (UMESH)
User Name umesh

Motherboard:
CPU Type Intel Pentium IIIE, 733 MHz (5.5 x 133)
Motherboard Name A-Trend ATA-N113-CX0 (5 PCI, 1 AMR, 2 DIMM, Audio, Video)
Motherboard Chipset Intel Whitney i810E
System Memory 126 MB (SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award Modular (03/14/00)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM2)
Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)

Display:
Video Adapter Intel(R) 82810E Graphics Controller
3D Accelerator Intel i752
Monitor Samsung SAMTRON 75(M)E (Plus) (HMAN807130)

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter MPU-401-compatible
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A:what sound drivers do i exactly need???

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I have just redone a laptop for someone that did not have a restore cd.
Talked to Gateway and the drivers at first i could not find for the SN# of the laptop. It kept going to a second company that is now bankrupt. Gateway could help for a fee.

I did download drivers and I still have 5 drivers that won't install.
The main one I need to work is the sound.
This is called Multimedia Audio Controller

This is a Gatway M325X
The driver they have when I try to install is Conexant AC-Link Audio and I hit ok to install.
I do not see anything running but then in a minute or 2 it pops up saying
Device driver installation complete. Device Conexant AC Link Audio Result Failure..

Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
 

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