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Possible Sound Card problem:.


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bluegrass

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Hey. Before I state the problem, I'll give a little history lesson about my system.

Recently, my system broke down for an unknown reason. Naturally, I had it checked by a ComTech and found out that my motherboard broke down. Immediately, I bought a new one and had it installed. Though there was still one feat...

My OS back then was XP, and it can't detect the motherboard or something like that, so the Techie formatted my harddrive and installed Windows 98 SE. So far, it's going ok but not without a flaw.

Here's the thing: I reinstalled all the drivers and the Sound Card driver had problems. I ran the one with the 98 SE CD the techie gave me and it installed fine, then I restarted my PC. After that, I opened my Media Player (Windows Media Player v7.1) to check if it's working, but there's no sound. Next, I tried a vcd and opened the .mpg, but all that was there was the video and still no sound.

I went on-line and found another driver for the sound card and tried it. It works fine with .mp3 files when I opened them with Musicmatch, but when I try WMP 7.1, it doesn't work and my system freezes when I close the application.

Hate to admit I'm clueless, but I'am. Any suggestions?
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Major Payne

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Mico$oft apps hate other Mico$ft apps... :tazz:

Try updating your media player for your current OS. Uninstall the version you have now and download latest at :

Windows Media Player 9 Series

Ensure you also have all your critical updates for the current OS.

Ron
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