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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Dogly, Dec 6, 2011.

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  1. Dogly

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    hi. i have a hp minibook with xp sp3. i need a step by step for the following:


    On the XP SP2 disk you would have to look for

    usbaudio.sy_

    And that file would have to be copied using the following command:

    expand [driveletter]:\I386\usbaudio.sy_ c:\windows\system32\drivers\usbaudio.sys ( i do not know what to do with this)

    i downloaded the usbaudio.sys file but i can't do nothing with it.

    i have a behringer uca200 sound card and xp sees an unknown device. but vista sees it.

    help please. :confused:
     
  2. VictoriaiiCe

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    Where'd you DL it from? It should normally be found in the c:\windows\system32\drivers folder.

    On the XP SP2 disk you would have to look for usbaudio.sy_
    It's located in the I386 folder located on the windows xp cd.

    Make sure you're WINXP cd in inserted

    Now use the following command:

    Click Start > Run> Type: cmd

    When the cmd window appears type these commands:

    expand d:\I386\usbaudio.sy_ c:\windows\system32\drivers\usbaudio.sys
     
  3. Dogly

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    thanks. where do i put the file you have posted. please detailed step by step. i need the xp installing disk?
     
  4. VictoriaiiCe

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    I only provided you the file just in-case you didn't have the installation cd but using the xp installation disk and using the command prompts I listed would be the best way to copy the file from the cd. It's a better approach and more efficient approach.

    .
     
  5. Elvandil

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    All fine now.
     
  6. VictoriaiiCe

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    Thanks :)
     
  7. VictoriaiiCe

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    Yes insert the windows XP disk.
    Next: Click Start > Run> Type: cmd (hit enter or click OK)

    When the cmd window appears type this command:

    expand d:\I386\usbaudio.sy_ c:\windows\system32\drivers\usbaudio.sys
     
  8. Dogly

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    it says cant open input file. i also tried copying the file to the driver folder and still doesn't work. the sys file thumbnail pic it shows, it is like the ones windows shw when it doesnt recognice the file format.
     
  9. Dogly

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    by the way Victoria thanks for your time.
     
  10. VictoriaiiCe

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    If you're opening the I386 folder browing the XP disk and looking for the file after you copy it to the drivers folder you have to rename the file ".sys" Just remove the "_" and add an "s" Which would change the file format to a .sys file. ;)

    Hope this helps..
     
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  12. VictoriaiiCe

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    Can you run a search and make sure you deleted the file you downloaded for me while I look for another solution?
     
  13. Dogly

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    delete the usbaudio.sys from my laptop?
     
  14. VictoriaiiCe

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    Not the windows file the one you downloaded. Retrieving the file from the xp cd and copying it to the system32/drivers folder via command prompt should fix this issue.
     
  15. VictoriaiiCe

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    Remove this file from your system. Then try copying it from the windows disc via cmd prompt again.
     
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