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sound not working need help please

by kellyk2012 / August 16, 2012 9:16 AM PDT

I have a compaq Ms 6577 Ver3.1, i dont have any sound my sister have been playing around with the keyboard and have press some buttons until the sound just went away or it could be that we have comodo anti virus scan and that could take most of the drivers away as virus. this a theory has i have check in the sand box of the anti virus and see alot audio drivers there . I have check the audio drivers good, the driver name itself realtek 97 good.
Please can someone help me with this mother board and take me through the steps to get it working once again?

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Checked For A "Mute" Button On The Keyboard
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 16, 2012 9:47 AM PDT

Unfortunately, you've not told us what you've already tried and since many keyboards have a mute button, simply pressing it again should allow the sound to work again. (Quote: my sister have been playing around with the keyboard and have press some buttons until the sound just went away)

Hope this helps.


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sound not working need help
by kellyk2012 / October 10, 2012 9:47 PM PDT

i have a compaq 6577 ver3.1, no sound ok. the keyboard dont have any sound. so that is eliminated! i also tried external sound card, not working! i have also reformatting the system, not working! but one i must say is that i used comodo anti virus scan, and i check sandbox and found out that there it has alot my sound files, and it associated files. i tried to remove the anit virus to see if it works and it did not work......can anyone out there help with this problem please?

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Here, We Would Start From The Beginning...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 11, 2012 8:32 AM PDT

First, since it appears like you're referring to a motherboard type and not the actual computer model, check to make sure the onboard sound chip isn't disabled in the BIOS. Basically, perform the steps in the link below but make sure it's "enabled" instead of "disabled".

Next, check to make sure that the drivers are "enabled" in Device Manager.

Next, check to make sure the speakers are plugged into the correct jack on the back of the computer.. We might even try a different set of speakers to make sure it's not the speakers at fault.

Then, we would reformat and reinstall Windows using HP's recovery partition or recovery discs that you've prepared.. Reinstall all drivers in the correct order required.. (Remember, that many such Compaq computers require the BUS driver to be installed BEFORE the sound driver.) After doing so, and BEFORE installing any third party sandbox programs, test for sound.

Hope this helps.


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help with compaq
by kellyk2012 / November 4, 2012 1:21 AM PDT

1. can do a back of my files on the same hard drive that i am going to reformat?
2. can some recommend a site which will provide me with a compaq 6577 ver3.1 drivers?

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Depends On What You Mean By "Hard Drive"..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 5, 2012 2:15 AM PST
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A hard drive MAY have multiple "partitions" on it, of which, only one may be the one being formatted. Usually that is the "C" drive where the operating system is going to go. The same hard drive may have other partitions as well. If a backup is placed on one of the other partitions, the backup would be fine, assuming the entire hard drive doesn't die.. (Of course, eventually, all hard drives will go south. It's just a question of when.) On the other hand, if there is only one partition on the hard DRIVE and you place a backup on the one and only partition, and you then format the drive/partition, then the backup will disappear, along with all other data on the partition.

As to the site where there are "Compaq 6577" drivers, is the one.. Of course, you'll need the specific model number of the computer, NOT the motherboard name, and you'll need to know the operating system being installed.. Unfortunately, you've not given us either one of those to help you out with. (Note that MS-6577 v3.1 comes up as a motherboard model by HP at THIS LINK.)

Hope this helps.


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