Bought new video card, installed and now NO SOUND

By cardie ยท 4 replies
Feb 29, 2008
  1. Ok, so...
    I just bought a new video card, ATI RADEON and I installed it fine and it works fine on my PC, BUT since the moment i restarted my computer after installing it i have not been able to get any sound, I have searched tons of websites for help on what to do and NOTHING has worked, i even had to do PC recovery at a point. Here are the things I've tried:
    - PC Recovery
    - Remove New card and plug monitor into old slot. (screen doesnt even turn on)
    - Reinstall sound driver

    Someone please help me out with it. I dont want to spend any more money and this computer is my baby.
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    I'd say it's likely become disabled in system CMOS

    When restarting press the key that says Hit DEL or F2 or whatever! That gets into CMOS (setup)
    Once in CMOS, re-enable onboard Sound
    Save and exit (usually F10 key)

    Restart and confirm you have sound.
  3. cardie

    cardie TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you sooooooo much for that help, you really saved me so much there. it worked and really happy about that. cant believe sleeplass nights was solved with a simple change.
  4. Acclamator

    Acclamator TS Rookie Posts: 261

    In the future please post this in the correct forum.
  5. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Great news

    Also thankyou Acclamator, usually I'm the one stating that to others.
    But every now and then I forget to check
    Once I helped resolve a matter in Introduce yourself forum !! Thankfully a board moderator moved it for me.
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