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From the forums: The drivers for my motherboard are not working!

A TechRepublic member is having trouble loading the audio drivers for his motherboard. Think you have a solution? If so, you could win 250 TechPoints!


TechRepublic member, Pmleming, is getting nowhere fast. At the moment, he has a problem with getting audio drivers to work on his Intel motherboard. If you have a solution to his problem, you could be awarded 250 TechPoints for your trouble!

The problem at hand
Pmleming posted the following question in the Support Republic forums:

“I can't seem to get the audio drivers loaded for this Intel motherboard. I've posted several inquiries to the Intel forums, with no success. The only help I've been able to find is to check the manual on the CD that came with the motherboard. However, I have no CD.

“I downloaded the 4061026.exe file from the Intel site as instructed. I then extracted the file, which left me with some text files and another exe file. I extracted the second file. The instructions on the Intel site say to follow directions in the text files, yet they are very vague, at best.

“After extracting all these files, I tried to go into Control Panel and add new hardware. When prompted, I chose the "have disk" and proceeded to the directory where the extracted files were. However, each option I chose either gave me a blue screen or didn't do anything at all. I'm not sure if I am supposed to load them in a certain order, or what. I need the info on the proper way to set up the audio drivers.”

Now it’s your turn
Do you believe you can solve Pmleming’s problem? If so, visit the PC Troubleshooting section of the Support Republic forums and post an answer to his question. If you help him resolve his dilemma, you could be awarded 250 TechPoints!
Just in case you didn't know, you earn TechPoints while you use and peruse the TechRepublic site. And, when you post a question in one of the TechRepublic Forums, you get to designate a certain amount of your points to be awarded as a prize to whoever correctly answers your question. If you need to know how many TechPoints you currently have, click the MyTechPoints link in our navigation bar on the left.
TechRepublic member, Pmleming, is getting nowhere fast. At the moment, he has a problem with getting audio drivers to work on his Intel motherboard. If you have a solution to his problem, you could be awarded 250 TechPoints for your trouble!

The problem at hand
Pmleming posted the following question in the Support Republic forums:

“I can't seem to get the audio drivers loaded for this Intel motherboard. I've posted several inquiries to the Intel forums, with no success. The only help I've been able to find is to check the manual on the CD that came with the motherboard. However, I have no CD.

“I downloaded the 4061026.exe file from the Intel site as instructed. I then extracted the file, which left me with some text files and another exe file. I extracted the second file. The instructions on the Intel site say to follow directions in the text files, yet they are very vague, at best.

“After extracting all these files, I tried to go into Control Panel and add new hardware. When prompted, I chose the "have disk" and proceeded to the directory where the extracted files were. However, each option I chose either gave me a blue screen or didn't do anything at all. I'm not sure if I am supposed to load them in a certain order, or what. I need the info on the proper way to set up the audio drivers.”

Now it’s your turn
Do you believe you can solve Pmleming’s problem? If so, visit the PC Troubleshooting section of the Support Republic forums and post an answer to his question. If you help him resolve his dilemma, you could be awarded 250 TechPoints!
Just in case you didn't know, you earn TechPoints while you use and peruse the TechRepublic site. And, when you post a question in one of the TechRepublic Forums, you get to designate a certain amount of your points to be awarded as a prize to whoever correctly answers your question. If you need to know how many TechPoints you currently have, click the MyTechPoints link in our navigation bar on the left.

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