I can't install my sound card or cant find the right installer

By mishima27
Jul 24, 2010
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  1. After i reformat my PC i Download some driver but the Problem is i dont know what sound card i have i tried several software such as DriverRobot 1.0 and Device Doctor etc. but i cant download the real Deal, i Download some device installer but its crashing i the middle of installing and some are Error said No device found Reboot your system

    PLSS help im dying here
    its like i cant here sounds either

    This is my Specs

    Field Value
    Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
    DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
    Computer Name Robert (Mishima)
    User Name Mishima

    CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 2800 MHz (14 x 200)
    Motherboard Name Unknown
    Motherboard Chipset Intel Springdale-G i865G
    System Memory 1024 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
    BIOS Type AMI (06/16/03)
    Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
    Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

    Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400 (64 MB)
    3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400
    Monitor Plug and Play Monitor [NoDB]

    Audio Adapter Intel 82801EB ICH5 - AC'97 Audio Controller [A-2/A-3]

    IDE Controller Intel(R) 82801EB Ultra ATA Storage Controllers
    Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
    Disk Drive WDC WD800BB-55JKC0 (74 GB, IDE)
    Optical Drive SAMSUNG CD-ROM SC-152A (52x CD-ROM)
    SMART Hard Disks Status OK

    C: (NTFS) 49999 MB (36484 MB free)
    D: (NTFS) 26309 MB (24965 MB free)
    Total Size 74.5 GB (60.0 GB free)

    Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    Mouse Microsoft PS/2 Mouse

    Network Adapter Intel(R) PRO/100 VM Network Connection (

    Printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer
    USB1 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - USB Controller [A-2/A-3]
    USB1 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - USB Controller [A-2/A-3]
    USB1 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - USB Controller [A-2/A-3]
    USB1 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - USB Controller [A-2/A-3]
    USB2 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - Enhanced USB2 Controller [A-2/A-3]

    I know its Old
    PLSS help me find my sound card
    I scaned for Audio Driver for IntelĀ® but it said, This device is unknown or unsupported.
    i cant find my motherboards name so i can google its products
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Search Intel for AC'97 audio card or audio drivers... A variety of those on the Intel site will work fine. You can also use a search engine to look for AC'97 drivers.

    For a better ID, look at the audio chip on your motherboard, and search by the identification numbers on the chip.
  3. mishima27

    mishima27 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    do you mean i should open the case then look for the name or id?
  4. mishima27

    mishima27 TS Rookie Topic Starter


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