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Turn off auto-hardware detect?

by alexliszt / April 3, 2005 11:42 PM PDT

I installed a sound card on my computer, and uninstalled the built-in via audio driver. Everytime I start my comptuer, however, XP (service pack 2) auto-detects the uninstalled driver and tries to install.

Needless to say, it is very annoying. How do I turn this auto-detect feature off?


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What I do is...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2005 11:44 PM PDT

Install the uninstalled driver, then go into Device Manager and check/uncheck the box that says something like "not used in this configuration".


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2nd option
by billzhills / April 4, 2005 12:57 AM PDT

Disable Intergrated Audio in BIOS


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