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Unknown Device and no sound

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#1 need TOS

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 01:51 PM

Well I've been working on this problem since March and am finally giving up and asking for some help. I did a clean install of Windows 8 x64 after using Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with no problems for many years on this machine. After install things work just fine except I have one device that is labeled as unkown. In Device Manager right click > Properties > Details Tab I get this Information:



and a google search has so far turned up nothing.


Also my computer was an HP Pavilion a1350n (same mobo, cpu, dvd) just upgraded RAM, added a 5.25" and 3.5" floppy and a couple USB 3.0 ports and newer nVidia Card but the system worked just fine under 7. Now my computer has an integrated Realtek AC97 audio card that I just can not get to show up at all in device manager in Windows 8 and an installation of the drivers does absolutely nothing to help. Any help would be appreciated.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 10:31 PM

Try installing the latest driver from your manufactures website or Realtek.com in compatibilty mode. Also acording to eightforums.com you want to avoid the Microsoft driver updates.
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Posted 06 June 2013 - 02:10 PM

can this be your ethernet adaptor?  Couldn't find the vendor though.

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