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multimedia audio controller

by Connor565 / January 20, 2006 7:55 AM PST

I had just turned on my computer today, and it says that i have to install multimedia audio controller. Now i have no sound on anything. Ive had the same computer for about 2 years and nothing like this have ever happened. My sound has always worked. How do i fix this problem?

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No Sound
by phrubin / January 25, 2006 8:24 AM PST

need more info.

What type & version of operating system. Is this a multi-media PC? What is the brand & model? Is a plug pulled?

Rule of thumb: the last thing(s) you changed (update, new app, etc. is the first thing to suspect.)

Have you made ANY change before it went bad?

Paul

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More Info
by CG-TG / January 25, 2006 10:25 PM PST
In reply to: No Sound

In addition to the information above, you need to determine what your audio controller is. If it is in the motherboard, we need to figure out the chipset. If it is a sound card, you need to look at the card to figure out the make and model. You may need to just reload the driver, but it could also be the chip or card went bad. In some cases, manufacturers will combine the audio card and the modem in one. You may need to replace both the modem and the sound card if you are actually using the modem. Get us the other system info, and the info above. We will go from there.

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I fixed it
by Connor565 / January 31, 2006 9:23 AM PST

Thanks, but i was able to fix it. The program uninstalled, and i had to reinstall it from the backup disk the computer came with. I dont remember doing anything to it that day. The only thing that happened was i went into a file called oeupdate, the computer froze, and when i rebooted it, the file was on the start menu. The next time i restarted, multimedia was uninstalled. Thats the only thing I know i did that day.

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