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Ok, I have integrated Sound card in my Mobo. It recently fried so I had a spare sound card lying around. I plugged it all in and when I went to Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices the only option I have for sound is my old integrated mobo sound. How do I take a sound card and "install" it so it can be used in place of old mobo crap?
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Make sure you have the correct drivers for the new card.
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Go into bios and disable your onboard audio. After the computer starts, run the driver installation for the extra card, should work.
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Originally Posted by Xavier1421 View Post
Go into bios and disable your onboard audio. After the computer starts, run the driver installation for the extra card, should work.
Now Can I use the same drivers used for the integraded mobo sound?
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No, it won't work. You need to install the driver that came with the soundcard. The driver used by the onboard wont work on the soundcard.
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