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Sound Not Working on PC

by LiamMF / February 1, 2011 5:51 AM PST

PC info
me and my dad built it
Windows 7 Professional
Intel i3 prossesor
Asus P7H55-M Pro Motherboard (Realtek HD audio)
Seagate 500gb Hard Drive 7200rpm
4gb Patriot Ram

Realtek notices the speakers pluged in and pc acts like the sound is working fine
only static and crackling comes out
speakers work fine on other devices
i have tryed reinstalling the Realtek HD audio driver

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For a test.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 4, 2011 4:49 AM PST

Boot an Ubuntu Linux CD and see if sound works there. If not, get the board replaced or use another sound card.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 4, 2011 7:22 AM PST
In reply to: For a test.

This does not require any install or modification of the OS on the hard disk. It's a simple bootable CD that in most machines will play sound when booted. It's my secret weapon to sniff out if there is a failed network or sound card.

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by LiamMF / February 4, 2011 7:10 AM PST

ps windows is 64bit
i removed and put in a pci without unpluging

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Good way to burn boards or slots.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 4, 2011 7:23 AM PST
In reply to: ps

I'm truly sorry to read that.

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xp mode
by LiamMF / February 4, 2011 7:11 AM PST

i have xp mode would that work for a test

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 4, 2011 7:21 AM PST
In reply to: xp mode

XP Mode relies on the host OS operating properly.

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