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Realtek AC'97 audio controller, can't start (code 10)

Q: Realtek AC'97 audio controller, can't start (code 10)

Hello,

I've searched this forum, and others, and haven't found a solution for this problem.

I have no sound for anything. I have a Realtek AC'97 audio, running Windows Service Pack 3. My motherboard is an intel corporation one. My laptop is a sony vaio pcg-z1wamp.

In the Device Manager it shows the following: "Device cannot start (code 10)".

I've tried installing several new drivers; I've uninstalled and installed the device; I've tried updates and some of the solutions suggested on this forum. Nothing has worked.
Hardware issue & problem persists.


Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Preferred Solution: Realtek AC'97 audio controller, can't start (code 10)

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A: Realtek AC'97 audio controller, can't start (code 10)

I ran everest, see below
Motherboard:
CPU Type Mobile Intel Pentium M, 1687 MHz (17 x 99)
Motherboard Name Sony Corporation PCG-Z1WAMP(UC)
Motherboard Chipset Intel Odem i855PM
System Memory 1024 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Phoenix (11/21/03)

Display:
Video Adapter MOBILITY RADEON (16 MB)
Video Adapter MOBILITY RADEON (16 MB)
3D Accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon (M6)
Monitor Plug and Play Monitor (12001)

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter Intel 82801DBM ICH4-M - AC'97 Audio Controller [B-1]

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Hello,

I don't know what's wrong with this.I have no sound for anything. and even when I try to stream videos in the internet, the video automatically pauses for about every 12 seconds.

I don't know what to do but I think you guys can help me.
I also have a Realtek AC'97 audio for VIA(R) audio controller. I'm running Windows XP Service Pack 3. My motherboard is VIA VT8237R plus.

I'm having the same problem:
Device cannot start( code 10)

I also tried to install that vinyl_v700b
but every time the installation starts, my conputer tends to restart. That's why I can't install that one.
what's wrong? Can you guys please tell me what to do?
thnx. I cant really watch videos nor play music files.

Thanks again.
 

A:Realtek AC'97 audio controller not working -- error (code 10)

Apart from the audio driver, it is critical to have the right chipset driver installed. The VIA southbridge needs to work properly to interface with the vinyl audio processor.
So try installing the chipset driver first, and then the audio driver. And of course make sure all MS updates are installed, including the MS UAA driver.
 

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hello I hope I can get some fresh ideas Ivetried alot of different things and nothing seems to be working.
first off this is a new fresh install of windows 8 i had to download and install 8.1 via updates. This computer is fully updated.

It is an older computer but I only use it for my TV to store Movie/Videos
ASUS M3A78-EM
AMD Phenom 8450 @ 2.1ghz
2gb gskill ram
blueray drive
3tb seagate
2tb wd
kingston 120gb SSD

after a fresh install everything worked fine until i tried to connect to my local network the onboard NIC has an error (code 10) it is a Realtek PCIe GBE Family NIC. after finding this i uninstalled and went to Realteks website and got the newest windows 8 64bit drivers. ran the install and it updated the drivers... but the device still cannot start so i uninstalled again and picked the drivers manually and that didn't change the issue either.

So i checked the back of the computer and noticed that non of the activity lights were lighting up on the NIC so i pulled the ram and battery AND power cord and let it sit. (ive delt with a similar issue before where a NIC would stay asleep and not wake up) after a wait i turned it back on and noticed that i had an orange light glowing again on the NIC.

After setting up the bios i booted back into windows only to see that as SOON as the driver were automatically installed the lights in the back go out and of course..... the device cannot start error.....

At this point I cant think of anything else to do. I do have a wi... Read more

A:Realtek PCIe GBE Network Controller Cannot start code 10

Welcome to the forum jonilink!

Have you tried going into Device Manager and selecting update the driver, then let me pick and go through the list? There may even be a generic Microsoft one that gets it working.

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Basicaly the title explain it all,can find the driver for on board audio device.
I just buy a second hand MBO.It is MSI Neo 4 H,MS-7125 Ver:3,Bios ver. V5.3 072106
Newly instaled Windovs 7 Ultima 64bits.
Trayed few diferent drivers non of them works,so probably is audio device gone.
Any sugestions?

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Hello,

I've searched this forum, and others, and haven't found a solution for this problem.

I have no sound for anything. I have a Realtek AC'97 audio for VIA(R) audio controller. I'm running Windows XP5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3. My motherboard is an Abit VA-10 (VIA KM400-VT8235).

In the Device Manager it shows the following: "Device cannot start (code 10)".

I've tried installing several new drivers; I've uninstalled and installed the device; I've tried updates and some of the solutions suggested on this forum. Nothing has worked. With some of the drivers/updates I've gotten this message as I restart the computer and it begins to shut down: "The application failed to initialize because the window station is shutting down". And the problem persists after the restart.

I'm not an experienced computer guy, so I haven't tried any of the fixes that require changing code in files.

I contacted Realtek a few days ago and have not received a response yet.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Realtek AC'97 audio controller, can't start

Try this driver: http://www.viaarena.com/Driver/vinyl_v700b.zip
 

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Hey hello everyone, I am new member here. I already checked couple threads with this same title, but I didn't really find any solution.

Here's a thing. Yesterday I went to clean my computer for dust, so I opened case and unplugged all wires. Now everything is backup except there is no sound. In device manager I got that yellow/black '!' next to Realtek AC3'97 Audio. I reinstalled drivers couple times already, but nothing. I mean, I was just cleaning dust...

So I came up with that idea that it might be the problem with the front panel pins, which I probably connected in wrong ways. I don't even know in which way those pins should be facing when connecting. So the motherboard is Asus A8N5X (from 2005, yea old), computer runs on Windows XP SP3. I tried many combinations with those pins, but nothing. I get that yellow/black '!' next to device or I get nothing at all (it won't show the device at all).

I tried reading the manual, but the wire names are different on the actual wires than shown in the manual:

And the names on wires are:

GND (black wire)
GND (black wire)
Mic Bias (yellow)
Mic In (green)
Spkout L (red)
Spkout L (red)
Spkout R (white)
Spkout R (white)

As you can see names duplicates. So I tried various combinations, but nothing. Once looked like I fixed it, after loading Windows up, there was sound icon in the tray, but PC suddenly restarted and next time there was no audio again.

Like I said I unplugged all wires befo... Read more

A:RealTek AC'97 Audio: This device cannot start. (Code 10)

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I've seen this issue resolved on here before, and it all seems to balance on a code that is different on all computers. I accidentally uninstalled something when I clicked on the wrong line. I hit cancel as soon as I saw what I did but it was too late. I have no sound on my old POS computer Help tech support guy. Help!

I'll even send cookies to whomever helps!
 

A:RealTek AC'97 Audio: This device cannot start. (Code 10)

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HP Pavillion zx5000
Intel Pentium 4
3.20 GHz
1 GB RAM
Windows XP Home Edition SP 3

My friend's laptop is having trouble recognizing its sound driver (Realtek AC97). The hard drive was replaced and the operating system reinstalled a couple months ago, and ever since then it hasn't been able to play sound. Under the Device Manager, Realtek AC'97 Audio has a yellow exclamation point next to it, and under its Device Status it reads "This device cannot start. (Code 10)".

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the device, as well as downloading the most recent driver (the most recent I could find was 4.04), but to no avail. I'm not sure what else I can do at this point.

On other boards that I've looked at people have asked what motherboard was being used. I used Everest to find the following information under "Motherboard":

Motherboard:
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 3200 MHz (16 x 200)
Motherboard Name Hewlett-Packard Pavilion zx5000 (DZ313U#ABA)
Motherboard Chipset ATI Radeon 9100 IGP
System Memory 1024 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Phoenix (02/16/04)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)
Any advice or direction would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!

A:Realtek Ac97 Audio "this Device Cannot Start. (code 10)"

Hello blackberet,

This device cannot start. (Code 10) basically that there are driver problems. have you looked on HPs website for software for your specific laptop?

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Hello,

Recently, I installed this Windows XP Professional SP2 on my comp. Once done, I am not been able to install my audio drivers for Realtek High Definition Audio. I couldn't understand what the problem is. Before, they were working fine, now since I had re-installed the Windows again, the whole thing came into being. I had done reinstalling the Windows several times now.

The drivers for the device are installed. But it says the device cannot start.[Code 10].

I had done loads of things, such as :

1. Reinstalling the drivers after uninstalling the same.
2. Rebooting as appropriate.
3. Surf through different sites to check, what best I can do, to tackle the whole thing. But nothing so far.


Hopefully someone be able to tell me, what to do.....

I need my sound back, as my work is completely hung up without it.....

Thankx......

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HP Pavillion zx5000
Intel Pentium 4
3.20 GHz
1 GB RAM
Windows XP Home Edition SP3

My friend's laptop is having trouble recognizing its sound driver (Realtek AC97). The hard drive was replaced and the operating system reinstalled a couple months ago, and ever since then it hasn't been able to play sound. Under the Device Manager, Realtek AC'97 Audio has a yellow exclamation point next to it, and under its Device Status it reads "This device cannot start. (Code 10)".

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the device, as well as downloading the most recent driver (the most recent seems to be 4.04), but to no avail. I'm not sure what else I can do at this point.

On other boards that I've looked at people have asked what motherboard was being used. I used Everest to find the following information under "Motherboard":

Motherboard:
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 3200 MHz (16 x 200)
Motherboard Name Hewlett-Packard Pavilion zx5000 (DZ313U#ABA)
Motherboard Chipset ATI Radeon 9100 IGP
System Memory 1024 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Phoenix (02/16/04)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Any advice or direction would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
 

A:Realtek Ac97 Audio "this Device Cannot Start. (code 10)"

OK you probably thought of this first thing but don't laugh when I ask: after the clean install, did your friend run the motherboard disk for his machine? Because the AC97 drivers are on that cd. He should disable it in "devices' and install the driver from the mobo cd and then enable it again and reboot. Should have sound. Only other thing is it could be disabled in the bios - you could check that too.
Mini
 

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Hi,

I have several computers of differents (HP, Toshiba, etc) and It happens the same problem. The audio device has an exclamation mark in Device Manager.

I think this problem is caused by some update windows. My OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 32bits .

Does anyone know what Windows Update should be uninstalled ?

Thank You.

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My friend did a redo of her pc and their is no sound. I see a Avermedia Multimedia Controller and a Realtek AC97 Audio Controller, is one of these causing a conflict why there is no audio? We've tried downloading the driver but it keeps asking for a cd? Help someone?????
 

A:Realtek AC97 Audio Controller

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Hi
I've been given an old PC with win98 so I'm fixing it up for some kids who can't afford a PC. I have reformatted the HD with win98 and everthing is working fine except for the sound. In the "Control Panel" under "Device Manager/PCI bus" there is an exclamation mark (!) next to "Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA(R) Audio Controller". I have loaded DirectX 9 on to the PC hoping this would fix the problem but it hasn't. I've searched the net and also searched the Forums here for a fix but just can't find one. I have spent several hours trying to fix it so as you can imagine I'm getting to the end of my tether.
Sound is important because I have loaded the computer with educational games and an Encyclopedia for the kids as they won't be connected to the net for financial reasons.
If anyone can help me I will be so grateful and so will the kids as they are waiting patiently for their "New" computer.
Thanks
Shelly
 

A:Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA Audio Controller

Hi & Welcome to TS!!

You need to get the audio drivers from Realtek. Go to their website and download the AC'97 audio driver for Win 98.

Regards :wave:
 

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I have it working now
Thanks,
ibe1of2
 

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I have a HP Pavilion zv6000
amd 64 3200 +

I used the Realtek AC'97 Audio driver when I had x64 vista business and the sound worked fine.

I used the same driver with W7 and I get and error that says This device cannot start. (Code 10)

Has anyone had luck fixing this issue or had the same problem.

A:Realtek AC'97 Audio (Code 10)

i had a problem with my ac'97, not sure if that was the error code, but it was saying i had no audio installed, have you tried the lastest version from the website? i am running 6.01.6293 (16/09/2008) and after installing this version it was OK








  
Quote: Originally Posted by billdobeans


I have a HP Pavilion zv6000
amd 64 3200 +

I used the Realtek AC'97 Audio driver when I had x64 vista business and the sound worked fine.

I used the same driver with W7 and I get and error that says This device cannot start. (Code 10)

Has anyone had luck fixing this issue or had the same problem.

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Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39).

So as you can see above, i have tryed everything to fix this. I get this message or the computer crashs and i have to do a system restore.

If you have any ideas i didnt think of let me know.

A:Realtek AC'97 Audio (Code 39)

Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

Microsoft Trusted Audio Drivers

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Hello,

I have no sound coming from my speakers and when I look at the device manager the "Realtek High Definition Audio" has a yellow icon with an exclamation point. When I right click and click properties it says, "This device cannot start. (Code 10)".

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers several times and have even done a fresh install of Windows 7, but no luck.

Any help is much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Under my sound card driver hardware ID it is listed as:

HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0887&SUBSYS_1043837B&REV_1002
HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0887&SUBSYS_1043837B

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144)
System Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
System Model: CM5570
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5300 @ 2.60GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.6GHz
Memory: 6144MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 6144MB RAM

A:Realtek HD Audio (Code 10)

What do you show in the Device Manager, Sound section?
Post a Screenshot of that.

Code 10 can be driver or can be some other hardware issue.
In the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the RealTek and then LEFT click "Uninstall" ALSO check the box to uninstall the drivers. Then restart the PC. If there are no hardware problems or conflicts, when Windows starts it will detect and and install the generic, basic function, "High Definition Audio Codec" for the sound driver. If this is installed, check to see if you have sound, and if the Speakers (High Definiton Audio Codec) is set as the default Audio playback device in the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound, Playback section.

If this works, you can consider reinstalling the RealTek drivers. Where did you get the drivers you have now?

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Hello everyone,

Havent been here in a while so sorry if im doing something wrong, well my problem is with a Toshiba Satellite L505D-LS5005 after having an issue with freezing at start up I ran several antivirus and spyware scans and all came up negative but the freezing continued so I then was able to go into safe mode and do an MSconfig and unchecked everything booting up. That took care of the problem with the freezing and I was able to uninstall Norton and McAfee which I believe was the problem. (enabled one by one to identify the problem so far everything is playing nice no conflicts)

Soon after getting things back to normal I noticed that the audio drivers weren't working. This computer has the "High Definition Audio drivers" but it has "This device cannot start. (Code 10)" status on the drivers. I have tried the following solutions with out results:

Uninstalled drivers from the device manager and reinstalled them using the drivers from the Official Toshiba Website. After installing I restart but still no audio and the same "This device cannot start. (Code 10)" message on the status

I have also tried uninstalling all Realtek drivers such as Ethernet controller and Wireless device controller and done one by one. All other devices install and work after installation except the audio drivers.

I have also gone to Add or remove programs and uninstalled the Realtek audio drivers and reinstalled the drivers from realtek.com and still ... Read more

A:Realtek audio drivers code 10

Hi just to start of code 10 is when the wrong driver is installed so you do need to get the right driver .. toshiba is the most unreal difficult company to get drivers from they have a few sites .. not sure y but maybe someone with more experience can help there . you do need to get them from the site tho I will go and try find one for you aswell,, also not 100% sure but im quite sure you should really run 64bit on 2gig of ram that could be another problem ARE YOU IN UK OR USA
 

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I'm running windows 10 on an HP Omen and after most recent windows update, my computers internal speakers are unavailable, as are any wired connected audio devices. Sound icon says no speakers or headphones are plugged in. Device manager, under sound, video, and game controllers does not show realtek HD audio. This only appears when I go to view and select show hidden devices. Then, under properties, I can see Code 45 (hardware device not connected. To fix, reconnect). I have attempted driver fixes including driver version 6.0.1.8591. Troubleshooters for audio detected nothing. I have tried rolling back the windows update.

I cannot find any sites that recommend steps beyond checking driver for the device. I've also tried calling HP tech support twice, and both times representatives told me they needed more time to find a solution (which they have failed to do).

Anyone who has dealt with this issue or has thoughts, any advice appreciated.
 

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So, I've reinstalled my system back to XP, and installed all of the devices but it shows that there's no sound card. It shows the "code 10" problem. I've tried to reinstall the driver, and installed different updated version,but still no luck. I have attached my dxdiag, so if anyone call tell me where's my problem
 

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What is the difference between these two
-Realtek 1x Gigabit LAN Controller
-Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller

asus m5a88v-evo

A:Realtek 1xGigabit LAN Controller vs Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller

That 1x you posted from the specs is actually 1 x,

Realtek?, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

meaning that there is one controller on the motherboard. Some boards come with dual LAN controllers, hence why they mentioned it only having one. The second will be the name of the onboard LAN controller.

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Can someone plz help me fix it because when I click on the properties it says it cannot start so my modem's ethernet line does not even light up. Someone please help I have spent 3hrs trying to fix this and my phone is running out of batteries trying to search for help. Thanks for reading.

A:realtek pcIe FE family controller wont start

Hi and welcome to TSF what is the make and model of the computer or the make and model of the motherboard

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Hey guys! This is my first post and I hope I can get some help!
A few days ago, I set up my desktop and installed a fresh copy of Windows XP Pro. Of course, I had to get all my drivers manually, and I did. Everything was all fine and dandy until I realised that I had no sound. so searching I went until I found the driver I needed: Realtek AC'97 Audio. So I restarted and figured I would have sound. That was not the case. So I went into Device Manager and found a black exclaimation mark in a yellow bubble on my sound driver. I right-clicked it and went to "Properties". In the text box it said: "This device cannot start. (Code 10)"! I cannot seem to fix this issue! I went to RealTek and downloaded them. I went to Asus but could not find the drivers for my model (I am not 100% certain but I think I have a Pundit-S)

System Specs:

Mainboard : Asus P4R8L
Chipset : ATI 9100 IGP
Processor : Intel Pentium 4 @ 3200MHz
Physical Memory : 2048MB (2 x 1024 DDR-SDRAM )
Video Card : RADEON 9100 IGP
Hard Disk : Seagate ST380811AS (80GB)
DVD-Rom Drive : ATAPI DVD D DH16D2P
Monitor Type : ProView Technology - 17 inches
Network Card : 3COM 3C920B-EMB-WNM Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller
Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.01.2600 Service Pack 3 (32-bit)
DirectX : Version 10.00
Device Audio : ASUSTeK Computer IXP150 AC'97 Audio Controller

If this isn't enough info, please tell me so I can add to it. If anyone can help it will be DEEPLY ap... Read more

A:Solved: RealTek AC'97 Audio Error Code 10!

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Hi peeps.

First time posting, so if im not doing it right i apologise.

I recently formated my pc, and re-installed windows XP pro.. installed all my drivers ect & everything was working perfect even my sound.. the next day when i switched the pc my audio device has a code 10 error?

How does that work? i dont have a virus as i did scans, i tried uninstalling and re-installing all different audio drivers even older versions, just doesnt seem to work...
Im getting sleepless nights with this nonsense .. damn digital signatures

My pc specs:
AMD 3000+
motherboard 7njl3/4
geforce 6200a
1 gig ram
120 gig hardrive.

PLEASE HELP ME.. it is so damn annoying..

thanks in advance.
 

A:Realtek ac'97 audio drive not working, error code 10

No sound?

Try the simple things first. Speakers on and working? Plug them into a MP3 player, test that they actually amplify. Speaker plug in the correct socket in the PC? ( I mean not the Mic socket?) Have you looked in 'Device Manager' for a yellow warning by the entry for your sound option? Assume you know all the above, it's most likely still to be the wrong drivers. Go into 'Device Manager' and uninstall any sound drivers. Then go to www.drivereasy.com and download their free program, scan your PC and you will get the right driver I would think. You might also find a few other drivers out of date too. And NO it doesn't cost you to use that program. Hope this helps.
 

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Hope someone can help me out with my audio problems...

I have an ASUS A54C laptop less than a month old.
-Windows 7, service pack 1.
64 bit.

About a week ago Asus live update automatically installed some updates (I didn't realise I could disable auto update, still getting used to this laptop)
when it restarted a few errors kept popping up and the webcam was not working. After googling I came across forum posts saying you have to manually download the drivers from the website. After doing that the webcam software showed a message "no audio device found" I thought ok, no problem I'll just re-install the audio driver (I had done this a few weeks previously because the built in mic was acting up).

The first half of installation completed, laptop restarted but then gave me the following error when trying to complete the second half:

Install Realtek HD Audio Driver Failure !!
[Error Code: 0x00000002]

Things I've already tried:
-I have tried several times to install the audio driver
-Tried installing different versions
- downloading directly from realtek
-System restore a couple times but it failed.
-Updated the BIOS (although I have no idea what this actually does)

I don't know what else to do.
Please help!
 

A:Solved: Realtek HD audio won't install [Error Code: 0x00000002]

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I bought a laptop from a friend and it has no sound. When I tried to find the source of the problem an error message pops up which I am sure is the root of my problem. It is Realtek AC97 audio driver error code 10. Make: emachines xp, Model number: m622-uk8x. Can someone please assist me with this issue, I would really appreciate it. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Realtek ac97 audio driver error code 10

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Hi,
PC is an old MSI board G31M3-L V2 (MS-7529) with latest BIOS 2.80
WIn 10 Pro.
The onbaord NIC is a Realtek PCIe GBE .
While the PC is booting one light is flashing in the network socket. When WIn10 boots the light is off, a red x is on the Network icon in the systray. In device manager there is a yellow triangle on the NIC . In details it says:
This device cannot start (code 10)
The driver is the latest from Realtek 10.8.311.2016 (11-Mar-16)
I have tried different drivers, uninstalling and reboot. But no solution.
Any suggestions?

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Just installed this mother board. Its on board sound on a IL9 Pro.

Tried reinstalling the drivers from the CD - no change.

Tried reinstalling the drivers through windows auto - no change.

Tried to get the drivers from the abit site, but the site has been down for ages. (Edit: got the newest drivers from the website, but still no change in the error message).

Can anyone help me?
 

A:Sound Realtek Ac 97 This device cannot start. (Code 10)

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I can't install my audio driver after upgrading to Windows 7 Ultimate x64! I run a Lenovo Y550, my drivers can be found here. When it starts installing, an error pops up and says:Install Realtek HD Audio Driver Failure !![Error Code : -0001] Any help will be real apreciated.

A:Install Realtek HD Audio Driver Failure !! [Error Code : -0001]

try "run as admin"any error code like 0x000005g4?

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How do i fix High definition audio controller(Code 10) I need full answer how to fix it and why does it happening,please i beg you thank you very much if you read this.(Windows 7)

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Hi all, for some reason, I'm getting an error code 12 with my sound. This...obviously means it's not working. I just bought the computer(e-machines) which came installed with Windows Vista Home Premium(SP1).

The High-Def sound is integrated, and it appears under System Devices>High Definition Audio Controller.


Quote:




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.




I don't see how anything is conflicting with it. The only other sound-relevant thing is "System Speaker", which I already tried disabling.

Specz
Manufacturer: Acer
Model: ET1641-02w
Operating System:Windows Vista Home Premium (SP1) (32-BIT)
Processor: Intel Celeron CPU (Numer:E1400) 2.0ghz
Ram: 2048
Graphics: Integrated Nvidea 7050 256MB Shared Memory

Thanks!
Steve

A:High Definition Audio Controller:Code 12

~Bump~
Anyone?

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Greetings to all,

I'm operating Windows XP and installed Audigy Sound Blaster and driver from Audigy online, but still no sound. I went to Control Panel > Add Hardware. The panel says that my Multimedia Audio Controller is not operating because the driver is not installed-Code 28. Any suggestions? Thanks.

Please use proper thread titles from now on. Thanks.
 

A:Audio Controller is not operating because the driver is not installed-Code 28.

Try reinstalling the chipset driver off your motherboard cd and then reboot...then reinstall the audio driver and reboot...that should solve your problem

If you dont know these details, use the following program to post back your mobo and chipset details..

http://www.cpuid.com/pcwizard.php
 

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hey guys I'm new to this forum. I have a problem with finding appropriate Audio driver after installing windows7. My multimedia audio controller must have not carried over from windows XP or is incompatible.
I already tried downloading a Realtek audio driver and think i followed directions correctly, however there is still no sound and the error message has not gone away. ergo, no sound. I took some screen caps to help you guys see what I've done so far

PLEASE HELP MY COMPUTER FIND ITS VOICE :P

A:Multimedia Audio controller error code 28. where&what kind should I DL

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Recently build new rig. Specs:

i7 3930k
Asus Rampage IV Extreme
G Skill Ripjaws Z 32gb
Samsung SSD PRO 256gb
MSI 7970 Crossfire
Corsair AX1200i

Put build together all went well. After a couple of days downloading drivers began to test hardware. Started with GPU's. Installed amd 13.2 beta 7 drivers and installed Battlefield 3. Benchmarked gpu's with Heaven a few times at stock to ensure all is well. Played a few games of BF3 and Far Cry 3 all went well. Enabled Crossfire and benchmarked with heaven and then played BF3 and Far Cry 3. All went well. I am happy as can be.

Several days ago, I installed xbox 360 wireless controller. Installation went fine. Then I realize that I was not getting any sound coming from my Bose Companion 5 speakers. Did some digging and went to Device Manager/System Devices/High Definition Audio Controller had the dreaded yellow exclamation point indicating something is wrong. So, I backtracked and thought that the last thing I changed prior to PC working fine was installation of Xbox controller. So, I unplugged the dongle from the back of the i/o and voila...I have sound again. I didn't uninstall the xbox 360 controller from system just unplugged the dongle. I figured I might have a bum USB port. So I tried to a different USB and still NO sound. I then installed the USB dongle in the FRONT of the case and viola....I have sound and an xbox controller. However, I still have the issue the Audio controller conflict.

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A:System Devices..High Definition Audio Controller. Code 10

The problem may lie in the installation of the beta drivers here when doing a new build you should first of all install the hardware drivers from the motherboard driver disc that comes with every new motherboard sarting with the chipset drivers as these usaully include USB drivers unless there is a seperate driver for USB.

The chipset driver also gives the correct locations for other drivers when installed to ensure they do not go to the wrong place or incorrect address.

Then install vga/graphics card drivers and then other hardware drivers.

Beta drivers usually come with no support and can contain bugs so you use at your own risk.

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I recently purchased a used computer from a random individual. it is a powerspec 7123 and appears to be recently reformatted with fresh install. I get home, hook up the basics (ethernet, keyboard, mouse, monitor) open and reboot it installed about a dozen updates. I am downloading programs like java, flash, and I notice i have no sound and the little speaker icon in bottom right corner has the red X on it. I dont know if it was this way BEFORE the updates or not. I have uninstalled, rebooted, reinstalled, always get the "driver not properly installed" message. Im sure more information is needed but I am not terribly computer savvy I kinda just fumble around with common sense so please ask for whatever specific info you need and how i might go about getting it (tech programs with logs to post and what not). Thank you very much all your help is appreciated

A:Windows 7 32bit High Definition Audio Controller not working (code 10)

The driver apparently is not installed, or at least the first step. Also, if there are motherboard chipset drivers install them first then the sound driver. Generally, use the PC vendor or motherboard vendor's sound drivers first as they usually work better.

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my sisters computer has realtek, we it was installed it worked fine, but when you restart it it doesn't show up. even if you take the jack out and put it back in again. the .exe file wont load eaither, but i dont know if it is the right file. also how would i get it to start on log in? thank you! my sister pc is windows xp sp2 512mb of ram so its not very good :/

A:realtek audio driver doesnt start

Hello skrillek I am just nonplussed as to why the machine has not even got SP3 on it. You need to do some serious work on this machine mate for one the SP3 and get some more RAM if you can find it. The sound is a low priority item really.

Once that is done then I reckon you can start work on getting the Realtek up to speed.

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I have Z87 G43 Gaming Motherboard, it is strange that the Realtek Audio manager no longer starts automatically on startup. I see there is no startup icon in that folder. I uninstalled and reinstalled the Realtek software, but still it does not start automatically. Not sure what could be the issue.

I tried drivers from realtek website and msi. Audio works fine and Realtek HD manager is in the control panel, but it simply does not start during startup.

A:Realtek HD Audio manager does not start autmatically

The RealTek HD Audio Manager does not automatically start on either my Win 7 or Win 8 PC's.

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Hey guys! This is my first post and I hope I can get some help!

A few days ago, my brother set up may laptop and installed a fresh copy of Windows XP Pro. Everything was all fine until I realized that I had no sound. then I went into Device Manager and found a black exclaimation mark in a yellow bubble on my sound driver, I right-clicked it and went to "Properties". In the text box it said: "This device cannot start. (Code 10)"! I cannot seem to fix this issue! I went to RealTek and downloaded them again but nothings happened. i couldn't find that match on my model...

Operating System: Microsoft Window XP Professional
Os Service Pack: Service Pack 3
CPU Type: Mobile Intel Pentium M 730J, 1600 MHz (12 x 133)
Motherboard Name: Acer Extensa 6600
Motherboard Chipset: Intel Alviso-G i915GM
Bios Type: Phoenix (07/27/05)

Multimedia
Audio Adapter: Intel 82201FBM ICHG-M - AC'97 Audio Controller [B-2]

Pls!!!! can Someone Help me... pls!!!
 

A:Solved: realtek ac'97 audio "cannot start (code10)

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Hi Everyone,

My Toshiba Tecra 9000 laptop lost sound suddenly a month ago. I can't pin it to any event. There is a "!" next to:
Intel? 82801CA/CAM AC'97 Audio Controller in Device Manager. Device Status: This Device cannot start (Code 10). My current audio driver is version 5.1.2535.0. When I attempt to install what I believe is the most recent driver (6.13.10.4104, I get:

"Yamaha AC-XG WDM
Setup failed to launch installation engine.
The RPC server is unavailable.
OK"

Every 10 days or so, the sound functions after startup, and of course the "!" is gone from Device Manager.

Any light you could shed on this situation would be very much appreciated.

technobody

A:Audio Controller Cannot Start

You can also try uninstalling and reinstalling the original, using the disk which came with it. When doing this, make sure to run your anti-virus program and anti-spyware program and restart your computer. This may help clear up the problem.

Also try uninstalling old first then installing the new.

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Hey, i have a compaq presario V3000 (mine is a V3015nr), When i bought it, it had windows xp and the ethernet and wireless connection worked well, then, i decided to upgrade it to win 7, but then, the drivers just crashed, i fixed this and everything was working well, but then, this error appeared and since that i'm unable to use wireless connection...

I've serached a lot of drivers but all of them are for Windows xp, or windows 7 x64...

Mine is an Windows 7 ultimate x32

Please help me finding out the solution, or a least some drivers...
Thanks if you're decided to help me...

A:nVidia nforce network controller, (device do not start (code 10))

So let me get this straight:

You had XP and upgraded to Windows 7, (which is what, home premium?)
Upon upgrade several of your device drivers malfunctioned?
Which drivers failed, and how did you fix them? Re-installation of the operating system itself, or, of drivers individually (if you installed individually - then which?)
You say after fixing the drive errors another error appeared. What error?

I'm sorry, I need more information to help you out

If I'm misunderstanding, and your drivers are still going haywire, please list the names of the drivers and if possible the device AND the hardware driver name/model

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hi, I?ve had this problem for about a week now and have had no luck solving it myself, so wondered if anyone had an idea.
i received some junk mail that wasn?t sent to my junk folder and my email program displayed it as arrived in my inbox. as soon as it did this all the emails in my inbox, junk folder, drafts etc were all sent to my deleted items folder. the program continued trying to delete stuff after there was nothing left, causing it to crash. i opened task manager to end it but before id clicked anything else im asked if i want to end this process (just the 1st one in the list). i closed task manager, started clicking around on folders and keep getting instantly asked if i want to delete them. (basically seems that the mouse button now has the effect of pressing the delete key). anyway, i unwisely decided to restart my computer and unsurprisingly it doesn?t boot. get loud warning beeps if i try to press any buttons. i took the battery out, only for a few seconds, not really expecting it to do anything. but afterwards windows boots normally. and now almost everything is fine. the deleting action seems to have completely stopped. i ran a few virus scans and nothing came up.
the only problem im having now though is both my ethernet port (Nvidia nforce networking controller) and firewire (which i don't use) both have code 10 errors (this device cannot start) in device manager. both were fine before. my wireless is still working fine too. i've googled it quite a bit and ... Read more

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Hey there, I recently updated my BIOS to a newer version due to BSODs and now it's been running perfectly. Although my system works fine now without any problems, I'm not too sure as to what marvell 91xx sata 6g controller is and if it'll affect my system. This never appeared before the BIOS update so could it be some settings in BIOS I have to tweak? I'm not sure if I should be in the Drivers Section or here as I do not know what marvell 91xx sata 6g controller really is, I know it has something to do with SSDs. Thanks!

A:marvell 91xx sata 6g controller. This device cannot start. (Code 10)

Marvell 91 xxm is a driver controller that works the 6 gig sata (3.0) connection on my Asus motherboard. I have never been able to use it because it causes problems. If you can get it to work it will speed up a SSD I/O, R/W slightly.
I use the Intel 2.0 sata connection with no problems. Because it is a SSD it still is very fast. If you are using a hard drive their would be no advantage on using sata 3.0 because of the speed a hard drive works at.

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Hello, i'm new here and also kinda newbie when it comes to computers and fixing the issues associated with them, I'm not sure if this is the correct forum for me to be, but I'm here in hopes of finding the solution for my problem. So what happened? When i go to Device manager, under Universal Serial Bus Controllers there's "USB xHCI Compliant Host Controller" with an exclamation mark on it:



When I click "Properties" i get this:



So basically I have this problem since Thursday and can't seem be able to fix it. Correct me if I'm wrong, but because of this my mouse and other devices doesn't work, right ? Because that's the main reason how I noticed that there's something wrong with USB controller. My OS: Windows 10, if you need more information about my laptop or something else, please tell me. I also noticed that there're alot of people complaining about similar issues lately, or I'm wrong? Something wrong with Windows 10 ?

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Hi,

Im running W7 x86 from a Crucial SSD. I have set up this system only recently.

When I reboot my system (which I dont do very often) I have found that none of the programs/services that are supposed to start automatically, do.
This includes Logitech "Setpoint.exe" (for my mouse), MS "itype.exe" (for my keyboard), the realtek hd audio manager, my calendar software "rainlendar2.exe", as well as a control panel mod/replacement called "classic control panel".

All of these used to work correctly on my old system, meaning, when I was still running w7 x86 from a normal HDD instead of an SSD. I did not use AHCI mode back then, only switched to it for the SSD. (Just throwing that in there because I don't know what could possibly cause this kind of behavior, and I didnt make other changes to the system far as I'm aware..)

The thing is, I can run the software manually just fine, and everything works the way it should - tray icon appears, etc.
I can also put shortcuts to all these programs in the "Startup" folder, and it works fine.
It's only the "other type" of automatic startup that won't work for some reason.
Not all of these affected programs actually even HAVE an option to disable the automatic startup (itype.exe for example, never had a tray icon, never had an option to NOT run, afaik; the same is true for the classic start menu app).

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A:Programs don't start at startup, eg. Setpoint, itype, realtek audio

Try RUN, to get you to msconfig, and check startup.

T0 get to RUN, Start Button, and type RUN in Search area

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Hi all,
I have tried the drivers from RealTek and also the drivers from MSI. (My motherboard is MSI P35 Platinum).
Driver installation / removal always proceeds without any errors.
But the Audio Service just can't start.
In some places, the RealTek device reports status "working properly".
Whereas other places report "no audio device".

A:Realtek ALC888 doesn't work, Audio Service can't start

Realtek Digital Output is the HDMI audio device. What are you using as your audio device? Are you using HDMI or a standard 3.5mm jack to play sounds?
If you want to play sounds you would have to plug something into one of those jacks since windows disables the sound service when nothing is plugged in.

Windows Update may be removing your updated drivers with Microsoft ones. Check the driver tab. Is it from Microsoft or Realtek?

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It's been a year since I migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 which I downloaded Realtek HD Audio Manager R2.70 and audio has been working fine except the only issue it didn't come with 'Stereo Mix' preventing capability to record sound direct from the soundcard. It took me 14 months to restore Stereo Mix as each time I was told to update audio drivers I would update HD Audio Manager so what is the difference between these two Realtek ?

I installed Realtek HD Audio Driver R2.72 last night and it restored Stereo Mix which now enables me to record system sound whilst using screen recorders.

Thanks

A:Difference between Realtek HD Audio Manager & Realtek HD Audio Driver

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Swiftkidd


It's been a year since I migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 which I downloaded Realtek HD Audio Manager R2.70 and audio has been working fine except the only issue it didn't come with 'Stereo Mix' preventing capability to record sound direct from the soundcard. It took me 14 months to restore Stereo Mix as each time I was told to update audio drivers I would update HD Audio Manager so what is the difference between these two Realtek ?

I installed Realtek HD Audio Driver R2.72 last night and it restored Stereo Mix which now enables me to record system sound whilst using screen recorders.

Thanks


Realtek HD Audio Manager is a software driver used on Windows computers. It handles recording and playback of audio programs. It is required for many audio programs to operate.

While Realtek HD Audio Drivers is a tool that allows you to listen to audio in HD on your PC.

Stereo Mix is used to transfer audio that the PC is playing to recording software such as Audacity, so that you can record what you?re hearing.

When one upgrade their OS like in your case from XP to Win7 with the same motherboard and sound card it is always advised & recommended to download the latest soundcard driver, because the only thing that had changed was the operating system.

The advice is not to go to windows for it, but to go to the motherboard manufacturer, because it would be specialised for the system rather than ... Read more

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