Sound will not work!

September 23, 2009 at 15:19:01
Specs: Windows 98
I have a windows 98 computer with a sound card that will not work!

A chip on the sound card says:
(copyright sign)CTL 1998
ES 1370

"ENSONIQ" is printed on the soun card.

A sticker says:
E15212835 AudioPCI 9808 6000566

The computer also has an internal speaker. If I can play all sounds through that, it would work.

Please help me! I need to get the sound to work

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September 23, 2009 at 15:32:06
You cannot play sounds thru the onboard speaker. You need to locate, download & install the drivers for your video card. You know the model number of the card, Ensoniq ES1370, so it's just a matter of knowing how to use google.

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September 23, 2009 at 15:36:58
The sound drivers and related software for that sound card are not built into Windows 98 because it's sound chipset didn't exist when 98 was first released.

Is it Windows 98, the original version, or 98SE, the Second Edition?
If you're not sure, RIGHT click on My Computer - that's on the first screen you see - tell us which version it is.

Find the model number that's printed directly on the sound card's surface - it's usually either CTxxxxx or SBxxxxx or Exxxxxx - and tell us what that is.

"The computer also has an internal speaker."

If you mean a single speaker in the case, normally only the mboard uses that, for mboard beeps.

Some SoundBlaster PCI64 cards have a built in amplifier, but some of them don't.

You may need to use amplified speakers meant for use with a computer with the sound card. If it's a single pair of speakers, the 1/8" port on the card the speakers must plug into is usually green. Un-amplified speakers may produce no sound at all, unless the card has a built in amp.

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September 23, 2009 at 15:53:23
It is windows 98 second edition

I don't know the model number, the serial no is blank.
Maybe: 4001036901
Maybe: 40900369
Maybe: 396-S65-E370-0015419
Maybe: E15212835

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September 23, 2009 at 16:27:02
"I don't know the model number"

Yes you do! It's in the original post & I put in bold in my other response so you couldn't miss it (or so I thought). Now all you have to do is use google to search for the Win98 compatble drivers....

Click Here!

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September 23, 2009 at 17:29:52
I had a brain Fart!!!

I could also buy this Tell me if it is good

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