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sound card problems.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by brianhpt, Jul 24, 2006.

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  1. brianhpt

    brianhpt Thread Starter

    Jul 24, 2006
    I accidently forced a 2000/XP driver onto my ME system. At startup, I got a protection error, so I deleted all the registry entries I could find and the sound card entry from the device manager in safe mode. Since then nothing can find the audio device even though it's in the device manager and says its working fine. All my audio programs say they can't find it or it's already in use. I tried reinstalling the correct drivers but none of them seem to work, and many of them say they don't detect a sound card. I've tried everything, reinstalled windows, many different drivers, reinstalled the sound card in a new slot, even went out and bought a different sound card which has the same problems. I started out with a Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit and now have a Sound Blaster Audigy. Winamp gives me some error message about how the device ID used is out of the range of the system. The problem is in windows because the sound works fine on my XP boot of the system. PLEASE HELP. :(
  2. Rumpo-Stiltskin


    May 9, 2006
    I would post an enquiry in the TSG Windows 9x forum about how to restore/repair your registry.
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