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Reloading w98se

I have reformatted my 'puter and now cannot get sound. What do I do. Have tried everything I know. I had sound before HELP!

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I have reformatted my 'puter and now cannot get sound. What do I do. Have tried everything I know.

I had to grin when I read you formatted the computer, but I know better. Since this is the Win9x forum, I assume you used a CD for putting the operating system back on the formatted drive, but I don't know what that CD was -- a restore from some manufacturer, and OEM, or a Microsoft -- which matters. However, the bottom line, other than using a manufacture CD like Compac/HP, Dell, etc., is that no device drivers are furnished and it is up to you to make things work. We wouldn't know how from here since we don't know what devices are there that need drivers. In order for this to be done, you must identify them and go shopping.
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No Sound

I used the pc133 systemboard Auto installation disc which purports to contain IDE VGA andsound drivers.....

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Still need more. . .

What type of sound do you have on the mother board? What brand? IBM has used Crystal in the past.

Just a thought. Since you didn't tell us IBM what, have you been to the IBM site to look for drivers?

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Have sorted it...thanks for your suggestions

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