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Sound in some games just stopped working, completely randomly. I first noticed it in FSX after installing a new aircraft, I thought I had just broken my install of FSX and was going to reinstall, but I noticed sound in COD4 also stopped working. They were both working just fine before, no hardware or software changes other than me installing Aim 6 (which I uninstalled already, nogood). Sound works fine otherwise, just not in some games.

I have tried installing the latest drivers for my motherboard

Any ideas?

Im using Vista Enterprise on my Sig rig, minus the soundcard. I am currently using the onboard on the EVGA 680i T1 motherboard.
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This is obvious, but make sure the sounds for all the programs are enabled in the sound mixer, since Vista lets you adjust individual volumes for each app.
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This is obvious, but make sure the sounds for all the programs are enabled in the sound mixer, since Vista lets you adjust individual volumes for each app.
Just checked, looks normal volumes are all at 80% ish..
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have you gone to the mobo's website for updated drivers ?

I had that happened with my old P5B and gave up and got a sound card.
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are u running the games in Administrator cause I had that happen on teamspeak. while I was playing games my teamspeak sound wouldnt work so I right clicked and ran as admin and it worked fine.
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Try uninstalling your old drivers and reinstalling the new ones of course. You may have to reinstall both of those games as well.
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