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hi please help me i bought a new sound card and put it in. put on the drivers. windows told me to restart so i did. ok come back on no sound. none what so ever the sound card appereas to be fine. but there is a message that keeps coming up saying an illegal opertaion has been performed you know the one and something to do with mixer it said. please help me thanks so much. best regards luke

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Read you posting. No mention of make/model, what OS is involved and why you suspect Hardware to be at issue.

Also missing is the make/model of the motherboard chipset or machine. It's important since some require motherboard drivers before such work.

As is stands I would not expect it to work.


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A possiblity

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is that you have on-board sound still enabled on the motherboard and it's interfering with the new sound card you installed. Most newer motherboards have on-board sound that needs to be disabled in the BIOS (look for PCI or Integrated Peripherals...and more than likely it will be listed as AC97).


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