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Right I have an X-Fi Xtreme Gamer card and basically everything was working perfectly until I opened up my case and moved a HDD to a different bay.

When I turned the PC on it posted but then a loud squeel and the PC rebooted (I am 90% sure it came from my headphones not the motherboard) when it had rebooted I got into windows just fine but then there was a constant looping sound on my headphones!

So I rebooted the PC to see if that would fix thie problem, it stopped the looping sound (sounded kinda like drums really fast) but now I have NO SOUND AT ALL!

I have tried unintalling and reisntalling drivers and it has had no effect, I dont think the card is even being picked up by the PC...

I checked the connections quickly and they looked fine, I even tried enabling the onbaord audio and installing drivers for that but still no sound!!!!

To make this issue even worse I have a new PSU and GFX card arriving tommorow so I am desperately trying to get my system stable before then!

+Rep to everyone who helps to solve the problem.

Need ma soundz back11!!!
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post #2 of 23
Take out the card and put it into a different slot, you could have corrupted it or something.
    
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post #3 of 23
Ah, disable onboard audio, it's most likely conflicting, you can't have X-FI and onboard running at the same time.
    
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post #4 of 23
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I have disabled onboard, only tuened it on to try and get some sort of sound then turned it off.

I will try a different slot in a minute, whilst i'm in there should there be any cables running to/from the card that could have got knocked out of place? I think I see a cable going to the card but it looks in place and I think it is connected to my DVD drive for some reason...

I didn't install the card myself so I dunno how it is meant to be set up.

When you say it could be corrupted, do you mean the card? the slot? or thie drivers? all of them?
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Get an image for me, so i can see.
    
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I dont have a camera

I'll get some screenshots of the problems though, maybe that will be useful.
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post #7 of 23
Sure.
    
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post #8 of 23
Have you got like a device manager or something?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GigaByte324 View Post
Have you got like a device manager or something?

Yeah I have a screen shot of that, its too big to attatch though, uploading it to image host now...

OK I have attachted a Screenshot (compressed it)
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post #10 of 23
It's not detecting your sound card altogether.
You get the card, pull it gently it should come out, is it in a small black socket?
    
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