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Hi. I just upgraded my operating system to Vista Home Basic (Thinking about stepping up to Home Premium) and it doesn't seem the operating system recognizes my speakers.

It's constantly on mute and when i click it it says "No Playback Devices Detected." and when I right click in and click on Playback Devices it doesn't have them in the list.

I was wondering if anyone could help me with this, I really need my sounds to play games, lol.
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Hi. I just upgraded my operating system to Vista Home Basic (Thinking about stepping up to Home Premium) and it doesn't seem the operating system recognizes my speakers.

It's constantly on mute and when i click it it says "No Playback Devices Detected." and when I right click in and click on Playback Devices it doesn't have them in the list.

I was wondering if anyone could help me with this, I really need my sounds to play games, lol.
Common Vista driver issue. Do you know what sound chip it is?
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Common Vista driver issue. Do you know what sound chip it is?
Sorry I don't but if you tell me how to find it I will happily let you know.
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Do you know the model number of the motherboard?
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It's right in my signature.. Intel bla bla bla.

Does this mean I can't use my speakers?!
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Ah, please excuse me, for my thinking is "smokey".

The specs for the board show the chip as a "Realtek ALC202A", try finding Vista drivers for that. I'm having a hard time finding a well-known site with the drivers.
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Ah, please excuse me, for my thinking is "smokey".

The specs for the board show the chip as a "Realtek ALC202A", try finding Vista drivers for that. I'm having a hard time finding a well-known site with the drivers.
Is there a way to use Windows Update and do a search for it?
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Probably... have you not tried that yet?
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