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HELP!!to find my sound card

by sandra nash / June 30, 2004 4:04 AM PDT

how can i find out if i have a sound card installed?Thanks for any assistance, Power To All

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Re: HELP!!to find my sound card
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 30, 2004 4:14 AM PDT

Sandra,

Whenever posting questions on these forums, please give us as much information as possible about your computer. Depending on your issue, we might need the operating system, processor speed, amount of RAM installed, brand name of the computer, (if there is one), and any EXACT error messages you are receiving, and any other information you think might be helpful. The more information you give us, the better informed our answer will be.

In the meantime, is there a "Speaker" icon in the lower right corner?

Depending on your operating system, open the "Device Manager" and check. ON Windows 98, RIGHT click on "My Computer", choose "Properties". When that loads, click on the "Device Manager" tab, then scroll to the "Sound, Video, and Game Controller's" listing and click on the + sign next to it. Looks for an "Audio" device listing such as "Creative Soundblaster Audio", or something similar.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Re: HELP!!to find my sound card
by fmartino / June 30, 2004 4:31 AM PDT

The easiest way is to follow your speaker wires. If they go to a PCI card there it is. If they go to the Motherboard you don't have one... Frank:-)

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