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#1 abacacus

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Posted 27 May 2009 - 05:13 PM

nothing but the little system beeps will play on my computer, if i go into audio options it says "no mixer available" or something like that. i think my audio card is shot, please tell me I'm wrong :thumbsup:

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Posted 27 May 2009 - 07:11 PM

No mixer...generally means that the sound/audio drivers have not been installed. It could mean that the device is bad, but my guess would be that the drivers need to be installed.

Installing Hardware Drivers - http://www.optimizingpc.com/install/hardwaredrivers.html

How to update a Windows hardware driver - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-update-a-windows-hardware-driver/

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Posted 27 May 2009 - 07:20 PM

Check your device manager in the controll panel and see if there are any yellow exclamation marks.

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