win 98 no sound

  pj1664 22:24 24 Nov 2007

My sons windows 98 seems to have lost its ability tp play sound. I have installed the pci sound card and drivers that came with it but under controll panel/multimedia the audio sound card is grayed off as if there is no sound card. Device manager indicated that all sound card are ready to go, no exclamation marks there, so whats happend here, am I missing something? I used to win xp now and have actually forgotton what else is reqiires aor to look for. Its a C-Media card.

  woodchip 23:16 24 Nov 2007

If you have a Speaker ICON near to system Clock right click it and click properties or Open, First page is for playback. You have to go to options top left for record etc. Check sound Playback is not muted

  pj1664 18:08 25 Nov 2007

Sorry woodchip no speaker icon on task bar, yet the drivers were loaded.

  woodchip 18:12 25 Nov 2007

The Driver you put in may not have loaded as they may be for XP or Vista. What is the Name and Model of Sound Card

  pj1664 21:00 25 Nov 2007

Its C-Media CM18738 and the driver is (WDM version)

  woodchip 21:14 25 Nov 2007

Try this it may work click here

  MAJ 21:14 25 Nov 2007

It wouldn't be CMI8738 would it? click here

  woodchip 21:16 25 Nov 2007

Also check this list for one if the above one does not work click here

  pj1664 21:36 25 Nov 2007

Woodchip, MAJ, Thank you, Thank you,Thank you, I really appreciate your input, it finally worked after days of trying,sometimes i wonder what I would do without this forum, you guys are just great, Thanks a million.

  woodchip 21:38 25 Nov 2007

I new it was a Driver Problem. As I said I think the CD only as XP drivers on it

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