No sound on starting up

  NBA 18:20 04 May 2004
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I have a PC running Windows XP Home. When I start the PC for the first time each day (i.e. turn on the mains, then the PC) I get no sound. When I go to Device Manager & Sound Controllers, my drivers are not listed.
If I then restart the computer (without turning it off at the mains) the drivers appear:
NVIDIA Audio Codec Interface
NVIDIA nForce MPC Audio processing Unit.
It is very annoying having to start the computer twice each day.
I would be most grateful for some assistance in rectifying this.

  Diodorus Siculus 19:06 04 May 2004

Are there any updated drivers available that you can install?

  AL D. 19:07 04 May 2004

In device manager do you have any yellow question marks next to any expanded Sound/video/game controllers?

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