No sound

  s99Raj 23:16 16 Jun 2010

I have a desktop which I formatted and loaded XP Home onto, and activated it. The motherboard is a WinFast 760GXK8MC, Socket 754.
I downloaded all the motherboard drivers from here:

click here

Everything works fine, except for the sound - there is none. The device manager tells me all is fine; there are no yellow question marks or exclamation marks. But under Control Panel/Sounds and Audio Devices and then the Volume tab, everything is greyed out.

If I try to play a sound in the Sounds tab I get the message "Windows cannot playe the sound %SystemRoot%.... Your sound card may be in use."

Any ideas please? Thank you.

  northumbria61 23:31 16 Jun 2010

Download your correct Audio Driver from here - ie


  s99Raj 23:32 16 Jun 2010

Sorry - from where ?

  northumbria61 23:33 16 Jun 2010

Sorry - from here -

click here

  s99Raj 23:35 16 Jun 2010

Yes, that's the one I've been trying but it just doesn't work.

  northumbria61 23:42 16 Jun 2010

What OS are you using?

  northumbria61 23:42 16 Jun 2010

Sorry - I see it is XP Home

  northumbria61 23:45 16 Jun 2010

Take a look here s99Raj

click here

  s99Raj 23:48 16 Jun 2010

Tried that - there's nothing loaded on the computer but XP Home (from a genuine original disc of course) and Service Pack 3.

  northumbria61 23:50 16 Jun 2010

Although Device Manager shows you all is fine I suggest you uninstall the sound driver which is showing there - then reboot - windows should then pick up the driver that you have downloaded and install.

  s99Raj 23:52 16 Jun 2010

Tried that - still no good.

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