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Old computer without sound

By mscott00
Feb 26, 2008
  1. Well I formatted the drive on an older computer to help it out a little, and installed a fresh copy of Windows 98 SE on it. I got the video drivers, and network drivers to work right but still can't figure out which sound drivers this board uses.. I cant exactly find a distinct board manufacturer labeled on it, but it does have Intel 810 graphics chip.. Whats the fastest way to find the manufacturer of this board??
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    It works for me too!
     
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Actually clean install of 98 does that run vbs?
    I went to MS to download 5.6 or whatever, but it just came up minimum xp all the time

    So if you find a link for the vb script for 98 that'll be good, as I'm not sure 98 will know what to do with vbs files (does it come with this installed - that's pretty sad, thought I knew 98 throughout)
     
  5. mscott00

    mscott00 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 60

    Alright, I found some info on the motherboard in the box, and found out the Sound is supposed to be Aureal Vortex 8810. I keep finding drivers here and there but none are working. Has anyone had this problem?
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Install a PCI sound card. They are pretty cheap now and they will provide even better sound than your on-chip sound
     
  7. mscott00

    mscott00 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 60

    Yeah I might just do that, But its so freaking frustrating for me not to know what to do... It worked before and now I can't figure out whats wrong with it.
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

  9. Pesh

    Pesh TS Rookie

    Worked for me too.
     
  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Hey Pesh,
    what worked for you?
     
  11. Pesh

    Pesh TS Rookie

    The link.. or ?
     
  12. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Oh... kimsland's link?
     
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