AC97 audio drivers

  simonsup 08:23 29 Aug 2009

hi i am trying to find audio drivers for my
friends 6 year old laptop.
its a patriot 3050 celeron m 1.3 gig.
the audio is c-media AC97.
its listed in device manager with code 10
the device cannot start.

  woodchip 19:29 29 Aug 2009

Right Click My Computer,Properties\Hardware\Device Manager Button Expand Sound so you can see it all right click\Properties Update Driver Tab let it search the net for drivers

  simonsup 21:36 29 Aug 2009

yup tried that same thing happens, i let the update driver do its stuff but still it wont start code 10

  Stuartli 00:43 30 Aug 2009

Have you also checked in Device Manager>highlight the C-Media's sound chipset, audio controller>Properties>General tab>Device usage, that it is Enabled?

Also, in Control Panel>Sounds and Audio Devices>Video and Sound tabs, that the C-Media is the Default device?

  Technotiger 10:39 30 Aug 2009

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