Audio problem after new motherboard installation

  xania 17:00 05 May 2013
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I have just swapped out my old ASUS M3A78-CM for a new Gigabyte GA-970A-D3. And being a lazy B. have tried to get my old Windows 7 installation working rather than do a clean re-install. And it all works fine with a Radeon HD 6450 new graphics card giving a much clearer picture than previous. BUT... can I get the audio to work. I have uninstalled the Asus version and installed the GB version but it simply does not want to know. I do recall from many years ago that Audio can be awkward with interrupt conflicts, and I can hear a definite click through the earphones as Windows loads, but is there something else I need to delete from ASUS? I have tried both my back and front connectors and both display the same symptoms. Of course, can't even check microphone at this stage

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:35 05 May 2013
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Uninstall all audio drivers

Device manager - view - show hidden devices and uninstall all hidden devices as well

then run the registry cleaner in CCleaner.

Reboot

then reinstall the audio drivers for the GB board.

  rdave13 18:04 05 May 2013

Try this driver, http://www.guru3d.com/newsstory/realtekhdaudio270audiodriverdownload.html

  rdave13 18:05 05 May 2013
  xania 18:11 05 May 2013

Fruit Bat /\0/\

I did exactly as you suggested and - lo and behold the audio sprung to live BEFORE I COULD RELAOD THE DRIVERS.

Cracking.

rdave13

Thanks for your contribution, but turns out not to be necessary - at present.

Have a good Bank Holiday

  rdave13 18:20 05 May 2013

Glad you're sorteed. Defaulted to Windows generic drivers I think. If you don't have stereo mix available for recording (if needed) then have another look at the link I gave.

"Good Bank holiday"... painting and decorating the house.. :(

  xania 18:50 05 May 2013

Yes - nearly finished the bathroom now - just got to get a new roller blind then I can get back to my model railway.

Have a good one.

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