Find your audio card's manufacturer by checking the Device Manger/Sound, Video and Game Controllers section. Then visit the audio manufacturer's website and download a driver which is current and supported for XP SP2.
Hope this helps.
i recently installed windows xp home and s.p.2
now i get an error message when i try to play a cd
telling me i don't have an audio device or my hardware is not responding.
i have intel i845 1.7g, direx9.0
any info is great.