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By supportoranges ·
Aptiva E 190. m/b is SIS 530 chipset based. Audio is on-board. Perhaps motherboard is 530CF? I have reloaded Win92SE and it can't find drivers for multimedia audio. Looked everywhere, what I downloaded did not work. Don't have CD which came with machine. Device manager unable to locate or use what I try. Pls help!

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by TheChas In reply to Can't find driver

Did you try this IBM page?

http://tinyurl.com/gout

You need 1 more 4 digit number to identify the series of your PC.

Most motherboards in name brand systems are OEM custom. They may be similar to a standard motherboard, but usually have customized configurations and BIOS.

Start with the SiS 530 chip-set drivers for W98.

Is the audio a specific sound processor chip?
Or does it use a Codec (AC97)?

If a codec, you will need to get the driver from IBM.
If a specific sound processor, you may be able to use the generic driver for the SPECIFIC sound chip.

Chas

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by fred07 In reply to Can't find driver

Hi and You need the IBM Aptiva CD for your pc.
The Aptiva of old is dependant on it's own CD Disk.
I have a 95 Aptiva setup CD disk and you may have it if you wish. I "SHOTGUNNED" the machine long ago as the RAM and other componets are specific to Aptiva's and nothing else will work and the replacement [parts] costs are exhorbrant to say the least.
IBM should have the CD disks you need as there are ususlly 2 of them.
Let me know in comment. fred

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