hey all, thanks in advance to the ones who took the time to read my problem. my problem is this: I have a sound card in my computer, but it won't recognize it. when I go to "Control Panel\Sounds and Audio devices", it's empty and there's nothing to enter to, it's all blanc, like I don't have any sound card. what do I do to make my computer recognize my sound card? thank you all in advance for helping or even just reading. if you know the answer please tell me, I'm desparate :slurp: thanks, Michael.