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Problem with Realtek AC'97 Audio/ ?Video controller

Discussion in 'Software' started by NMH, Apr 9, 2006.

  1. NMH

    NMH Private E-2

    I recently bought a PC from a friend and have formatted the hard drive and installed XP Pro. The onboard soundcard (Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA) appears to have installed correctly but when I try to play anything back all I get is a faint clicking sound from the speakers. I have checked that the speakers work and that Realtek AC'97 is enabled in BIOS etc. I have checked other forums and found no solution to this problem.
    Also, there is an unrecognised device, "Video Controller (VGA Compatible)", any idea what driver I need for this?

    Motherboard is a MS-7061.

  2. Komodo25

    Komodo25 Private First Class

    download Belarc then copy and paste it here
  3. NMH

    NMH Private E-2

    Computer Profile Summary
    Computer Name: James-wwi16dpd1 (in WORKGROUP)
    Profile Date: 10 April 2006 10:13:04
    Advisor Version: 7.1h
    Windows Logon: James

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    Operating System System Model
    Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (build 2600) Time Computers KM266-8237
    Enclosure Type: Desktop
    Processor a Main Circuit Board b
    1.67 gigahertz AMD Athlon XP
    128 kilobyte primary memory cache
    256 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD MS-7061
    Bus Clock: 167 megahertz
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    BUFFALO ClipDrive USB Device [Hard drive] (123 MB) -- drive 1
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    Slot 'A0' has 256 MB
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    c: (NTFS on drive 0) 77.09 GB 70.46 GB free

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  4. NMH

    NMH Private E-2

    The sound has just randomly started working!?

    Still not sure 'bout the video controller though.
  5. Komodo25

    Komodo25 Private First Class

  6. NMH

    NMH Private E-2

    Thanks a lot for your help Komodo, that driver worked. Everything seems to be working fine now.

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