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sound card problems stop:0x000000D1 (0x00000000,0x00000002, 0x00000000,0xF091A383)

By jamato
Nov 19, 2006
  1. hey there,need help

    stop:0x000000D1(0x00000000,0x00000002,0x00000000,0xF091A383) error message arise from time to time...my comp just shuts down for no reason and the famous blue screen pops up with the message

    --driver irql not less or equal
    --afd.sys-address F091A383 base at f090c000,date stamp3d6de2d9

    problems started to arise after installing creative soundblaster 4 soundcard....i`ve updated it`s drivers,changed them,but no luck.I`ve uninstalled Alcohol 120% also...some say it`s the alcohol and soundcard driver conflict....no luck!i`ve updated windows(after a long time) also...no luck.......its just frustrating...
    I`m running Windows XP SP1 on my machine.
    Any ideas.....THANKS!

    after i turn my computer on....found new hardware window pops up...it asks to install Multimedia Audio controler.....
    is it a soundcard driver request from windows.....?????or what....
    i must say again i have the latest soundcard drivers from creative installed!!!

  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 21,238   +17

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Try disabling your onboard sound in bios and see if that helps.

    That`s what the found found new hardware window pop up may be.

    I take it you uninstalled the drivers for your onboard sound chip?

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. tyler811

    tyler811 TS Rookie Posts: 19

    You have an IRQ conflict.

    Go to "My Computer" icon and right click, select properties and left click once. Select the "Hardware" tab and click on the "Device Manager" Here you will see several things that list the hardware on your pc. Select "Sound Video and Game Controllers" Here you will see something like "Soundblaster Creative Audio" and "Realtek Audio" "AC97 audio" "AC Audio link" or something that will describe your onboard audio. When you find it left click to select and right click and go to "Properties" and then the "Driver" tab. Click the uninstall button and and it will say you need to reboot. Reboot

    Go into your bios by tapping the the bios enter key. (Usually delete but it varies from pc to pc) If you watch the post screen it will tell you what button to enter bios. Go to a section called "Intergrated periphals" or "Onboard periphals" Then look for something called "Onboard audio" "AC97Audio" or "Intergrated Audio" using the arrows keys move down and use your enter button to select it. A new window will popup with something like "Enable" or "Auto" and "Disable" Aain use your arrows key and move to "disable" and press enter. Now press F10 it should say something like "Do you want to save information to bios and exit:Y" make sure there is a "Y" for yes and press enter.

    Now your system will reboot and go into Windows. Double check your 'Sound Videoand Game controllers" and make sure your SoundBlaster is the only listed
  4. jamato

    jamato TS Rookie Topic Starter


    thanks for all the help....i got it fixed at last.....cheers
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