I have just set up a new computer with XP but, when installing the motherboard drivers, it failed to install the Realtek HD Audio Driver. I tried several times but it wouldn't have it. I downloaded the drivers from Realtek and tried to install them but I got the same result. Is there any way I can use the default Windows Audio?
Thanks Guys. Have just used DriverMax and it found 65 new drivers for me, one of which was for Realtek, but unfortunately it hasn't worked. Each time I switch on the computer it tells me that it has found New Hardware but won't let me install it. Never mind, I,ll just have to lip read. Cheers, Barnacarry
buteman - Windows Audio is set to automatic in 'Services' but the sound icon does not appear in the quick launch toolbar. Stuartli - The Realtek sound chipset is an on-board version but I haven't checked the bios. I will do that now.
The only entry in the Bios that appears to relate to the audio is 'HD Audio Azalia Device', which was set to Auto and I have now changed it to enabled, but to no avail. Thank you both for the help but it appears I shall remain deaf for a little while longer. Barnacarry.