c-media ac 97 no can start

Abit / PC
February 10, 2009 at 13:30:21
Specs: Windows XP, P- IV
No sound after doing clean install of XP. Dev mgr says "can't start device - 10"

situation: pc
-device mgr shows hardware ok - yellow with !
-in ctl panel / sound devices device volume is greyed out
-installed the ac 97 driver / uninstalled / re-booted / reinstalled.. etc, etc, etc
-volume does not appear in sys tray
-installed win media player 11 ... re-booted
-I cant tell actual board model...spec manual says it's ac 97 digital audio controller integrated and ac 97 2-channel audio codec on board

**did NOT re-set sound default in BIOS


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#1
February 10, 2009 at 13:50:56
How about some details? Make/model of board? What caused you to reformat? Where did you get the sound drivers? Did you install the motherboard chipset drivers?

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#2
February 10, 2009 at 19:50:40
Abit
Model i850-W83627HF

Product Name 6A69SA1B

North Bridge Intel i850 Revision A2

South Bridge Intel 82801BA (ICH2) Revision A2

CPU Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.80GHz

Cpu Socket Socket 478 mPGA

BIOS Vendor Award Software International, Inc.

What caused you to reformat?
***HD crash

Where did you get the sound drivers?
***at the cmedia website

Did you install the motherboard chipset drivers?
***don't know what this is - probably not, then



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