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I recently built a computer,but there isn't any sound i have tried alot of headphones and earphones,and none of them worked,my motherboard is listed in my sig,now my case comes with an "HD audio" wire, now the HD wire in the motherboard is connected,but there is another wire called AC' 97,i can only connect one at a time,because there is no room on the motherboard for them both,but i also tried using the audio inputs on the motherboard,but still no sound.
I'm assuming this is a problem with my motherboard.anyone have any similar experiences?

EDIT:I haven't tried using speakers,could that be the problem?
Edited by ZeroG - 5/4/11 at 8:38am
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Hello!

The AC97 wire is for motherboards with older Realtek AC97 soundcards. The HD Audio is the standard wire everyone is using.

If the backpanel audio ports isn't working you probably didn't install the audio drivers. I would check your motherboard CD if it's on there.
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dear god...you're right,i forgot all about that CD >.< but i don't have a DVD Burner at the moment.can i put the disk on a laptop and put the contents on a USB?
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Download the chipset audio drivers from the mobo manufacturer (will be the latest to boot).

Also don't forget to enable the mobo audio in the Bios.
Edited by Gunderman456 - 5/4/11 at 9:01am
 
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Downloading the drivers right now,thanks for the help

EDITownloaded drivers,reset computer,still no sound
Edited by ZeroG - 5/4/11 at 9:56am
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