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Topic # 112536 11-Dec-2012 22:49 Send private message

hey there, i recenty put windows 7 on my pc as a dual boot with xp with the ultimate goal to move all
my xp files to win 7 .

i have been having one issue, that the sound keeps not working- i have re installed the sound drivers
twice now, and re downed them from realtek with what looks to be the latest drivers-
question is why does it keep happening and how can i get around this??




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  Reply # 730943 11-Dec-2012 22:57 Send private message

Download drivers from the manufacturer, not Realtek, and try again.






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  Reply # 730944 11-Dec-2012 22:59 Send private message

they were the original divers i tried, from gigabyte- they are the same as the realtek drivers. sound is working now, but as soon as i shut down, same issue will arise

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  Reply # 730945 11-Dec-2012 23:00 Send private message

Firstly - welcome to Geekzone.

Secondly - can you post details of your system such as the graphics card make model etc. This sort of info is needed to allow people to help you :-)

EDIT: Fixed swiftkey flow retarded autocorrections



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  Reply # 730951 11-Dec-2012 23:06 Send private message

thanks buddy, i just used belarc to get this info

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) (build 7600)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (New Zealand)
Installed: 2/12/2012 3:47:01 p.m. Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. M61PME-S2
Enclosure Type: DesktopProcessor a Main Circuit Board b2.20 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (2 total)
Not hyper-threaded Board: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. M61PME-S2
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. F3a 05/08/2008Drives Memory Modules c,d640.13 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
177.33 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-108 ATA Device [Optical drive]

ST332062 0AS SCSI Disk Device (320.07 GB) -- drive 1, s/n 9QF8QRPB, SMART Status: Healthy
WDC WD32 00AAKS-61L9A SCSI Disk Device (320.07 GB) -- drive 0, s/n WD-WCAV2H063026, SMART Status: Healthy 4096 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory

Slot 'A0' has 2048 MB
Slot 'A1' has 2048 MB

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  Reply # 731023 12-Dec-2012 01:20 Send private message

I guess your not running anything like HP power assistant
ver over 2.0.36 seems to kill the audio if not produces annoying click sounds
every 10 seconds.. fix is to roll back the application to older version or just get rid of it

but maybe its something similar on your setup other soft you wouldnt expect
messing the audio up.. who would think its was HP power control soft.


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  Reply # 731151 12-Dec-2012 09:53 Send private message

When this happens is there an exclamation mark on the driver in device manager?



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  Reply # 734024 18-Dec-2012 00:08 Send private message

update..

hey guys, ive had massive issues with win 7 sound, now im close to resolving most- i have fixed the no sound in games- but that created another problem- now audio in media is dropping out- im fresh out of ideas , help please!

Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. M61PME-S2
Enclosure Type: Desktop

Board: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. M61PME-S2
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. F3a 05/08/2008

Realtek High Definition Audio


also i i somehow disabled the enhancement tab, so nothing is showing in there, how does one "go back" and have it reappear?

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  Reply # 734028 18-Dec-2012 00:43 Send private message

MaYbe an obvious one but check out under control panel->sound devices. Check which output is active.. I had trouble with this when I switched to 7. There are 2 options..i think its default and active sound device
.might explain iT..

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