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Hey.

I've just reinstalled windows XP on an older system and I don't have sound. The motherboard is pretty old so I'm not sure where to look for a sound driver for it. I used HWInfo and this is what it says:

Motherboard: Doesn't say anything
Chipset: VIA P4M900 + VT8237A

Before formatting I noticed in the control pannel Add/Remove programs there was Realtek 97 or something like that.

Does anyone know where I can find an audio driver for this?
Thanks.
post #2 of 12
Here.

Let us know if it works.
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post #3 of 12
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Didn't work
Any ideas how to fix this?
post #4 of 12
you need VIA ac'97
http://driver.ru/?file_cid=91305334505abaa85d894e57ca5
on the bottom enter code, press teh button, it's in russian, i know, but no big deal
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Open your case. Look around for a model number and a brand on the motherboard. then please come back thank you.
    
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by AMOCO View Post
nice source, thanks never could find english one with old drivers
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post #8 of 12
@Night Quest, that chipset combo looks like a Biostar - is it a microATX board?
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post #9 of 12
IF it's a biostar and microatx, then it's one of two versions, 7.0 and 7.1. Here is a link to their driver pages, respectively.

http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/driver.php?S_ID=314

http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/driver.php?S_ID=401
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post #10 of 12
Just use Everest for recognizing the chipset...once you know the model, let google be your friend.
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