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installed XP on my hp a656x and now i have no audio?

post #1 of 8
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i downloaded original drivers and updated drivers, and nothing
deleted realtek, installed again nothing
enabled, disabled, nothing
it doesnt show any errors
tried different speakers

i cant find what it is thats making it not play audio

please help!!
post #2 of 8
It could be the onboard audio died. When I installed Ubuntu on an old Emachines, the audio crapped out. I ended up having to get a cheap $5 sound card and then I had sound again.
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Did you get the drivers from realtek or hp? I recommend searching the hp website.
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post #4 of 8
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no im sure they are still fine. it happened to me about 2 years ago, took me a week to find out how to fix it. but i dont remember at all how i did it

aha both, to no avail

and do you guys know how to do that remote desktop thing? the computer im talking about is at my friends, hes using it
post #5 of 8
Maybe you need the UAA Hotfix. You will need to email them to get it, rather simple to do though.

Make sure you get the drivers off of the HP site, if those primary ones don't work, then try to get the ones off of realtek's website.

Have you checked Device Manager? There could be an error showing that the audio drivers arn't there. If you have a "PCI Device" with a yellow triangle thing, then you do need the UAA fix. If not and you can see the sound card, then I would just try to keep trouble shooting.
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post #6 of 8
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got the drivers off hp's website, original and updated
also from realtek

checked, no errors, and everything in device manager shows to be working fine, just no sound, not even when windows starts up, i usually hate that sound, now i miss it
post #7 of 8
I would try to get the UAA driver and see if it fixes the problem. Just incase, it doesn't harm any file, if not just add some.
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post #8 of 8
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sorry, i dont know what a UUA driver is
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