No sound on my computer

  jackmantaz 13:21 12 Sep 2007
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I am quite a beginner but I have reformatted both drives and installled xp . I do not appear to have any sound and I cannot find any additional installation disks can any body help me or advise

Thanks

  Jak_1 13:36 12 Sep 2007

What you need to know is the make and model of your sound card/onboard sound. Then go to the maker's site and download the latest drivers from there. It does't matter where you save them on the drive,once downloaded open and install and all should be well.

  jackmantaz 13:47 12 Sep 2007

where do i find the make of my sound card/onboard

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:32 12 Sep 2007

SIW click here will tell you all the equipment install in your PC. let us know make of sound card to locate the drivers.

  jackmantaz 17:44 12 Sep 2007

hi sorry again i've clicked on that link and downloaded a cv file but cannot see where is state my soundcard details- what does it come under?

  skidzy 17:59 12 Sep 2007

Run this (Belarc) direct download click here save to your desktop and open.

This will also tell you your sound card on onboard sound details under multimedia.

If this does not tell you,post back the details listed under motherboard and we will try to find the drivers for you.

  jackmantaz 19:22 12 Sep 2007

This is the info it has given me -is this the correct info needed?
Main Circuit Board b
Board: NEC COMPUTERS INTERNATIONAL GA-8I915PM
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. 20f 01/23/2005

Thanks for your help

  jackmantaz 19:23 12 Sep 2007

Sorry - this is th info under multimedia:

Unimodem Half-Duplex Audio Device

  HCOOH 21:06 12 Sep 2007

Using SIW look in "devices" then "sound video and games"

  jackmantaz 21:39 12 Sep 2007

AC'97 Audio Controller

  skidzy 15:27 13 Sep 2007

click here
OR
click here

Is this a Packard Bell machine ?

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