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removed codecs, now no sound, no device?

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#1 jje


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Posted 07 December 2008 - 11:14 AM

Computer is an Acer Inspire 3500+, AST 160-UA352H

I removed a codec package along with a couple of players, so I could just use Media Player to play songs and movies (after I installed Codecs for Media Player). Sound, Video, Game controllers are all working properly.

Now, the computer won't play any sound at all, and it says Multimedia Audio Controller doesn't have a driver. I didn't remove any driver?

I downloaded and installed Realtek AC'97 drivers (right from Acer website) but nothing.

What happened? How can I get sound back?

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 11:51 AM

Is this the driver you downloaded?

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#3 jje

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 08:19 PM

Yes that is the one!

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Posted 30 December 2008 - 10:39 AM

in my past troubles in this area I goto control panel then sound then hit the sound topic at the top then I change sound scheme to at least windows default most of the time this will finish your process provided you have right drivers

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