how to identify soundcard advice please

  frankie 20:37 11 Apr 2007

just reinstalled xp pro..for some reason this time no sound...xp did not pick it up, there is nothing in writing on card,,and in control panel yellow astericks on multimedia audio controller tried search on net nothing found,thanks for looking

  woodchip 20:43 11 Apr 2007

Download this and run it.

click here

You may have onboard Sound, If you have, Drivers come with a Motherboard CD, or can be had at the Motherboard Site.

  skidzy 20:49 11 Apr 2007

Frankie,have you updated the microsoft updates since reinstall ?

Without knowing your sound card,i should mention MS have released an update that conflicts with Realtec sound cards...though this may not apply to you.There is a fix/patch click here

Follow Woodchips advice and if no joy with Belarc try Everesthome click here

  woodchip 20:58 11 Apr 2007

Following up on skidzy, It's not a good idea to let Microsoft load drivers for Hardware, as it as been known to create problems

  woodchip 20:59 11 Apr 2007

You can also restore old Drivers in Device Manager

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