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I've just transported my pc and having set it all up again, i have been experiencing problems with it. I couldn't even get a picture at first and my mobo kept coming up with error messages. Eventually, the pc became usable and realised there was no sound. Is there anything i can do to try and identify where the problem is coming from, i.e. software, mobo, card? My speakers are working fine. I want to do an entire system diagnostics to see if anything else may have been damages during transportation, any recommendations on that front?
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post #2 of 18
You can use MEMtest for the RAM and I guess 3DMark Vantage to test your video card.
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post #3 of 18
Have you tried using the onboard sound card?
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post #4 of 18
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yh, that works, but i'm not sure if maybe the pci slot's broken or the card itself, or if there's some other problem.
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post #5 of 18
Have you just dismantled and reassembled the hardware or have your rebuilt it and installed a fresh version of Windows?

First of all I'd try removing and then reinstalling your sound card drivers, use something like Driver Sweeper in safe mode to clean the drivers before installing them again.
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post #6 of 18
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I've only moved the PC, but have checked all the cables inside. It's not a fresh install. Everything was working perfectly before I relocated yesterday morning. I initially thought it may have been some sort of power issure because of the power on test bleep thing on the mobo going off.
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post #7 of 18
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I have removed and reinstalled the drivers.
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post #8 of 18
Try moving your sound card to a different PCI spot. That worked for me sometimes.
Or you can simply try to disable/enable your sound card. Right click the sound icon on the bottom right of your screen where the clock is. Go to playback devices. The device you use for sound should say "Default Device". If it doesn't, then thats probably your problem. If it does, then disable it, and re-enable. Make sure you have no programs open while you are doing this.
post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by seb_allen View Post
I initially thought it may have been some sort of power issure because of the power on test bleep thing on the mobo going off.
Can you explain that further? You're getting bleeps during POST?
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post #10 of 18
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At first, I was getting one long bleep coming from the mobo during post, and the PC was not useable. There was not even any output from the graphics, i.e. no screen to look at. Eventually, for whatever reason (i honestly have no idea), the PC began to sort of work slowly after restarting it again and again.

At the moment, i would say the pc works as normal apart from the sound.
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