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Virus that Attacks Sound Card?

I am running XP with Audigy SB and every time I boot the computer up the sound is disabled and the taskbar changes from my preset blue color to grey. I have tried running many adware removers( Adaware, spybot, spysweeper, Xoftspy, Noadware and I have Mcafee 2005 all are updated. I really need help. Thanks.

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Virus that Attacks Sound Card?

In reply to: Virus that Attacks Sound Card?

Go here and do an online scan and check to delete what it finds.
It it comes up clean, it's likely a software/hardware problem.
What is shown in the Device Manager?
Start/Control Panel/System/Hardware tab/Device Manager.
Is your sound blaster card listed there.
If so double click it to see the the status.

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In reply to: Virus that Attacks Sound Card?

Try creating another USER account and log into that one.
See if the problem persists there as well.
You may have a damaged user profile. If so, transfer all you data and settings to the New User account and delete your old one.

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