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[SOLVED] Re: Sound problems updated


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      Sep 17th, 06, 6:44 PM

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sound driver

did you download the driver from ms UPDATE for the creative chip?
roll back the driver or look at the list

your sound chip may have gone south

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>I have a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-7VTXH) that has the sound chip
> (creative CT5880) on the
> mb. For some reason the sound device keeps stopping to work. I reload
> the drivers (current from Gigabyte site) and everything works. Then the
> next day I have no sound (even if I never turn the machine off). The
> device manager says everything is working and there are no conflicts.
> The sound/audio section of the control panel will say there is no
> device
> installed. Any idea what is going on? I am running Windows XP and the
> the system has been stable for three years. No new software in the last
> six months.
> Also I have been getting the blue screen of dath with the message
> "DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL". Are these problems related?
> Any ideas. Uninstalling and reinstalling drivers doesn't seem to work.
> Update drivers hasn't worked. I am not trying generic Windows XP driver
> to see if that works.
> I am trying to figure out if:
> 1) Is this a driver problem?
> 2) Is the motherboard dieing?
> 3) Is this an IRQ problem? According to the device manager each device
> has its own IRQ

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