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#1 michael49er

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Posted 28 April 2008 - 09:17 PM

Hi I hope I'm in the right forum
very suddenly windows gave message cannot load device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrurted or missing.
This is for CDRW I cheked my avast it had nothing I then ran bit defender it found some problems that it corrected,but what do I do about getting CDRW to work again? :thumbsup:

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Posted 28 April 2008 - 09:19 PM

remove it/uninstall from device manager and reboot

those drivers have come with the OS for ages
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 09:48 PM

Hi thank you for your help, that worked. I was wondering the why, so I ran bit defender online it found 2 trogans and deleted them then I did as you sugested. But now I have no sound it seems it can't find any audio, but when I go to control
panel to check this out it says all is well. Any thoughts on whats happening to my system?
:thumbsup: help thank you michael

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 10:37 PM

trojans/malware usually install a driver with windows xp, guess it hoses the others ones
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 10:40 PM

I have tried to update drivers it says I have current?

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 10:44 PM

you might have to remove it from device manager, uninstall anything listed in add/remove

reboot and manually load the driver?
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 10:50 PM

I'm not sure I know how to do this ie. manually install?

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 11:07 PM

give the easy part a shot and then if that fails we'll try the hard stuff

by the way exactly what driver are we actually trying to update
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 11:20 PM

hi I hope realtek audio but now I find I have a sound coming from my speakers making high pitched noise, aol. control says no active mixer

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 11:46 PM

depending upon the model of computer I might be able to find you a link to the latest all in one unified

Realtek Semiconductor Corp. High Definition Audio System Software Ver:R1.91
Installation and Setup


I hunted for it for an XP setup on a vista computer

it's only for newer computers tho
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 11:55 PM

hi sorry I didn't let you know I have a systemax venture, windows XP pro serv pak version

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Posted 03 May 2008 - 12:18 AM

looks like a nightmare of unsupport

http://www.supportforyourpc.com/
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Posted 03 May 2008 - 12:25 AM

that link was way cool thanx. Am I to remove realtek then down load VIA chip set?

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Posted 03 May 2008 - 12:31 AM

I have no idea what kind of sound chipset you have?

maybe you could look inside your case and identify the motherboard
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Posted 03 May 2008 - 12:39 AM

it's Biostar Group P4M800_Pro-M7 Via P4M800_Pro/8237R




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