?! Multimedia Audio Controller ?!

By JosX
Oct 29, 2006
  1. Hey

    I have recently formated my friends computer and Installed a bootleg copy of Windows XP Pro since he lost all his software / manuals that came with the computer in accident. I have not been able to find much about getting this driver for the Multimedia Audio Controller. I am wondering if anyone around here could help me find the drivers I need.

    Here is the computer Specs

    System Model:

    VIA Technologies, Inc. P4M266-8235
    Enclosure Type: Desktop


    MPU-401 Compatible MIDI Device
    Standard Game Port

    Operating System:

    Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (build 2600)


    1.70 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
    8 kilobyte primary memory cache
    256 kilobyte secondary memory cache

    Thank you for your time and your help
  2. Sharkfood

    Sharkfood TS Guru Posts: 1,019

    First thing first, get the bootleg version of Windows off there. You can get a copy of XP Home from NewEgg for like $89 OEM. If you wish to stick with Pro, you can also get a valid version for about $100 OEM then simply change the product key (google) to activate and be legal for the Genuine Advantage tool.

    From there, you'll simply need to install (in this order)
    1) The chipset drivers for your motheboard.
    2) The audio drivers for your motherboard.

    If you don't know the make/model of the motherboard, you can (web search/download) either free tool: CPU-Z or Everest.
  3. JosX

    JosX TS Rookie Topic Starter


    Thanks for the help and all but I dont see him buying a new copy of windows and I dont see you giving me another solution so thanks anyways but I will look on myself
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Techspot does not condone any form of piracy.

    With that in mind, I`ve closed this thread.
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