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AC 97 Problem- Windows Update

By vernb ·
I have re installed WindowsXP and since have had no sound and have mulimedia audio controlerr question marked in device manager. On allowing windows to update driver my pc goes into a continual restart forcing me to start in safe mode and restoring to a previous time. i Hve tried to download ac 97 codec s etc but nothing works. My original cd rom doesn t seem to want to know...

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by willcomp In reply to AC 97 Problem- Windows Up ...

Device Manager is telling you that you have an AC97 audio device without drivers.

You will need to install driver for your specific audio adapter. Drivers for integrated audio should be available from PC manufacturer's web site or, if custom PC, from motherboard manufacturer's web site. Add on audio adapter drivers are available from card manufacturer's web site.

The AC97 CODEC alone is of no use, you need the audio driver.

Dalton

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by Beanmeister In reply to AC 97 Problem- Windows Up ...

here is the driver if you want..
http://www.softwarepatch.com/utilities/ac97.html

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