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audio device high definition bus

by mightyuselessone / January 6, 2009 11:52 PM PST

i have recently installed a new MB and all the installation went well except the audio device high definition bus has a ! on it in device manager. i am using win xp pro sp3 (32 bit) the board is a asus M2N-MX SE PLUS with a AMD Athlon64X2 Processor 4200+ 2.21 GHz, 1.87GB of RAM have installed the newest bios that i could find on the asus web page and tried all the audio drivers available there as well to no avail. i have also tried using ms patch KB888111 but it will not accept it saying that i have a newer version. i am at a lose and have no sound but rest of the system is operating properly. any suggestions?

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on board sound.
by Nightmares0nwax / January 7, 2009 12:50 AM PST

are you using a soundcard? HD audio bus refers to the on board sound. you can turn off on board sound in the cmos. expansion cards such as sound cards use the pci bus.

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audio bus
by mightyuselessone / January 7, 2009 1:51 AM PST
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no i am not using a sound card i am trying to use the onboard audio

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You need an install plan.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2009 4:08 AM PST
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fixed
by mightyuselessone / January 7, 2009 7:18 PM PST

found the problem what i needed to do was to instal the hd drivers before sp3 was installed. so i uninstalled sp3 for xp then installed my drivers from manufacures disk everything went well. ty for all who replied

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