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Audio Controller~ please help

By Rahzel
Sep 14, 2007
  1. My computer was recently experiencing problems so I had my friend wipe the hard drive because I don't have an installation disk and now I have no sound.
    The device manager has the yellow question marks on the Multimedia audio controller as well as the 4 other things in the "Other devices" section
    but I had tried to update the driver and it says it can't
    I don't have a disk and I had come across this site looking for help to fix it
    so I tried a few of the sites that were offered to others with similar problems and I can't get it to work still
    Soooo~~
    Help please?
     
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    First, disable the audio drivers in Device Manager. There are a bunch of them.
    Then run the free Belarc Advisor, or Everest Home, to determine exactly what you have for audio. Then repeat the download of the driver, carefully nothing ALL the install requirements for the driver, as it applies to your device.

    Be certain that your audio connections are tight before you start. Then run the sound utilities in Start ->Control Panel->System-> Device manager, and Start->Control Panel ->Sounds and Audio Devices to be sure it is ok.
     
  3. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I did, but it doesn't tell me what my audio's are in the Belarc Advisor... =X
     
  4. BlameCanada

    BlameCanada TS Rookie Posts: 356

    I`m guessing your computer has onboard sound,
    and that it`s an OEM (Dell,Hp,Gateway,Toshiba etc.)

    Just go to the web site of the computer maker,
    look for the 'Support' or 'Downloads', choose your model No.
    then 'Audio driver' and you should find something that works.

    You can even google something like : (computer model) audio/sound driver.
     
  5. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I was actually just trying to, and I couldn't
    the driver that I downloaded for my computer model says it can't create::
    "c:/cabs"
    and aborts
    I've been trying to figure it out for about 8 hours and looking all over the web, lol me and someone I know tried several different things and nothings working x.x
     
  6. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh my god, I love you >w<
    thank you very much^^ that worked =3

    Edited by Moderator: Removed quote. There`s no need to quote the post directly above your own, unless you`re only replying to a specific section, in which case you would only quote that section. ;)
     
  7. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I knew he didn't install them when I couldn't play my music lol
    what do you mean by which mobo? like the AMD or whatever?
    lol i'm not awake anymore XDXD

    Edited by Moderator: Removed quote. There`s no need to quote the post directly above your own, unless you`re only replying to a specific section, in which case you would only quote that section. ;)
     
  8. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    MS-7145B0505000837

    Lol I'm a tart so that might not be it... =X
    but it had the bar code thingy, so ya XD
     
  9. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    lol he went home already
    but umns.... probably nothing compared to you lmao '>>




    umns, ATX-300-12E? =P
     
  10. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    lol I guess I could =X
    now that I feel more like a tart then I did XD
    lol
    but no, no box, lol I threw that away 2 and a half years ago =P
    if T6410 is it that was on the front, but it says that's the computers model number in the user's guide whatever XP
     
  11. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,484   +233

    Try this: go to Start > Run and type dxdiag in the box and click OK. This will give you many details of your system including motherboard information. System Manufacturer and System Model should apply to the motherboard.
     
     
  12. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    System model:: T6410 it says =X
     
  13. BlameCanada

    BlameCanada TS Rookie Posts: 356

    You can find a lot of info HERE and a bit more HERE
     
  14. Rahzel

    Rahzel TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I went there already XD
    that driver file for my audio didn't work either from that site, the one for my computer =/
    but oh well I have sound now so whatever I'm happy XD
     
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