TechSpot

Audio drivers not found?!

By jaded35
Jul 21, 2004
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. qqqqqq

    qqqqqq TS Rookie

    Can i just say that i love you! now i can hear stuff! you are my hero coz i've been trying install it for 3 days and it was really ****ting me off.
  2. svenadultbooks

    svenadultbooks TS Rookie

    Soundmax AD1888 and P4V800 DX mobo success!!

    Hi

    I've been trawling the web for a solution to this problem too.

    Finally I got it to work!

    I ran 'sfc /scannow' (see here for explanation) from the start/run menu option. I had to insert my XP SP2 cd to recover missing dlls/files or whatever it checks for.

    Then I shut down and I removed a Soundblaster card I had installed temporarily and also cleared the cmos afterwards.

    WHen I rebooted I had to choose 'last known good config' because the boot up got stuck on hte windows logo.

    I was still not quite out of the woods yet - I have a bluetooth device installed and that was appearing as the default audio. Device manager showed a problematic media controller (at last SOundmax was showing up again!!!). I installed the drivers from the mobo disc and hey presto it was working again.

    Only took me 7 days to figure it out.:giddy:
  3. arunkumar0107

    arunkumar0107 TS Rookie

    still not fixed

    hi all,
    i recently reinstalled my desktop and i had lost my motherboard cd (Intel d865glc_ , os-xp sp3) . So thought of installing drivers (chipset ,lan, audio ) by downloading from net and executinf on my comp. But had the same error as most of u had of "Driver not found .Reboot and try running setup again (Soundmax) " Then followed the instructions as posted by grendyll. But for my bad luck while following these steps , during the 9th step after selecting smwdmCH0.inf the windows warns as "the software is not digitally signed" I still continued further but at the end it says hardware installation failed codec error(10) please help me.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.