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Can't get sound to work

post #1 of 11
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Just reinstalled, and my sound card doesn't seem to work at all. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the latest drivers several times, but no avail. It would seem that they are properly installed, it just doesn't start up. All I get is "This device cannot start. (Code 10)"

Realtek ALC880



Any ideas?
post #2 of 11
hmm .. are you sure you have the proper drivers for it.. a lot of differnt stuff could keep it from starting.. bad drivers.. bad card.. irq conflicts.. i would check that .. see if it has a conflict somewhere goto start>accessories>systemtools>systeminfo and look at your irq conflicts.. see if its sharing the same irq with something like your video card or something funny... you can try to switch the pci slot thats its in too.. how are your cards arraged as far as your pci agp pci-e
    
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Realtek in most cases is onboard, is onboard audio enabled in your bios? Conversely, if you do have a discrete sound card, is onboard disabled in the bios?
post #4 of 11
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R1.51 Drivers; I don't seem to have systeminfo, any other way I could check for IRQ confilcts?

And yes, onboard audio is enabled.
post #5 of 11
click START goto RUN and type msinfo32 and hit enter.. see if that pops it up for you
    
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post #6 of 11
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Nope.. I guess it got removed from my install disk.
However I did find a way to check the IRQ settings.. I don't like how that looks.



I tried to change IRQ setting, but everything seems to be greyed out.
post #7 of 11
so try typing in MSinfo32.exe and hit enter.. its there it has to be there.. and from the list your showing i dont even see your sound card.. again i would try to change the pci slot its in.. unless its onboard then like said be for make sure its enabled what did ya do that made ya loose your sound in the first place
    
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post #8 of 11
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I use nLite to remove components from my install disk, so it probably was removed.
The sound card is listed below "Microsoft UAA Bus Driver for HDA", so it could be it that has some sort of conflict.



It is onboard sound, and the only thing that I did was a XP reinstall and update the drivers.
post #9 of 11
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Bump.
Already tried previous drivers; got the same problem.
post #10 of 11
what did you do to make the sound stop working ?
    
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