Having installed which can't emember what, sound went off altogether although spks are OK. Followed advice in this forum to remove yellow question marks on audio and re install audio driver. OK until it reaches 50% and then hangs. Help pl.
Sorry smegs, but I'm at a loss. Running win 98, went to multimedia everything greyed out; went to devices and removed all relating to sound. Inserted mainboard CD, drivers, audio Ok, Ok, and when reached 50% installion it went into a loop sort of, CD running and nothing happens.
I presume you drivers are on CD, Go to device manager the one with the yellow mark, click update driver button when you get to ?have disc button click on it?, it may try looking at floppy disc that does not mater click browse button and point it to the CD-Rom you should have your sound CD-Rom in the comp. You only need the driver the software is still there as the driver should be but windows does that some times for me included
woodchip, I've onboard sound even a card but I suppose no driver. I tried your advice it keeps telling me cannot find driver from CD. Would a win reinstall help cos I'm going to blow the whole damn thing up :-)
You should not have onboard sound and a sound card running unless the onboard sound as been disabled the AC97 is onboard sound not a card. on the CD when you browse to the CD and folders depending on you OS you should look first for sound folder that will be on the motherboard CD inside it there will be Win9 and may be Win2000 and WinXP folder you will have to go to the folder that matches your OS
Yes that's where I was looking in the motherboard CD (drivers-audio-win 98) and it installed soundman I think it was. But when clicked on the prog nothing happened (it should have started to install something, at least that's what it said in "readme")