From my previous thread which was unresolved, I had drivers incl sound fitted by a local shop, but there is some noise when playing music or games. The driver that's been fitted is a ' SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio' driver but I've checked the motherboard manufacturer's site (MSI) and for a MSI-6183 you need a Creative ES-1373 sound driver, can someone confirm this is correct as I can download it for 98SE. Also, in case everything goes pear shaped how can I save the other driver to re-use if needed? Thanks TR
click here For msi 6183 sound driver info. click here for the msi6183 board manual, then click on download, choose open, [It's an acrobat file] then click on the first Icon and page one says, "Sound Driver is Creative ES 1373".
To save the driver you have at the moment, go to windows explorer/all programs, and you should be able to see the folder with the files inside. Save this folder to desktop then un-install from add/remove programs, [I think that's where it will be in 98se.]. Install new driver and if it's OK then bin the old one, if not, remove and re-install your current one. j.
Djohn, get the following error message "Unhandled Exception. Error Number: 0x80040702 Description: Failed to load dll.adminchk Setup will now terminate" from add/remove programs and after SoundMAX file is moved to desktop. TR
Not sure on this message. I've had a look at reference to "Error Number: 0x80040702" and it's causes but can't quite fit it to sound drivers in particular. Need some more help with this one please from anyone that knows the answer. j.
Tried to remove it from device manager and run the install for the new driver but that just freezes 18% in and the wizard searches, finds and installs the driver I'm trying to get rid of, any ideas? TR