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Hi,

I have a built-in audio card. The sound coming out of my speakers is very low. How can I find out what kind of audio card I have and where would I look for a driver for it?
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Have you double clicked on the speaker icon in the taskbar tray? That will open up the volume control so you can check to see if it has been turned down anywhere. All the controls should be somewhat in the middle. If you are still having problems and the above is not the answer then go to the manufacturer of your computer and get the manual or go to the motherboards website and get it. If you don't know this you can also look at the motherboard and see if you can find the name and model number printed on it anywhere. Last thing you can do is download HWinfo.

http://www.hwinfo.com/

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http://www.hwinfo.co...eenshots32.html

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I remembered that I have Realtek so I did a little searching on the internet and found that the available drivers are for Vista. I have XP x64.

I found this one, but not sure if this will help since it's only a codec.

http://files.aoaforu...M_R193.zip.html

I also remembered that somewhere on my computer I had an "info" Program and found that I have:

Name: Realtek High Definition Audio
Manufacturer: Realtek
Status: OK
PNP Device ID: HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0861@SUBSYS_1043C601&REV_1003\5&1C6A08EA&0&001
Driver: c:\windows\system32\drivers\rtljda74/sys (5.10.00.5296 Built by: WinDDK, 4.02MB (4,215,296 bytes), 5/22/2008 11:21 PM)

I checked out the HWinfo and it mentions 32. I'm not sure if it means that it's for a 32-bit system. I have XP x64.

I went to the HWiNfo website and downloaded and installed HWiNFO. I received a message that said that it's valid but but it is for a machine type other than the current machine .

Edited by Denisejm, 23 June 2008 - 09:38 PM.

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you really need to get drivers from the computer manufacturers website as they may have been modified by the makers for their comps.

Heres a driver for the 5.10.00.5296.

http://drivers.softp...V51005296.shtml


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I can't download the file. The box opens to install it to the folder I created and the paper moving graphic starts to move from the internet to a folder but nothing else happens. I don't use a download manager. Do I need to turn off something in my firewall or Avast?

I also tried to get the driver at this site also:

http://www.drivers-s...-v51005296.html

but the same thing happened. The download doesn't get past 5%. I received the message that the download was complete but, when I tried to install it, WinZip told me that the file was empty.

Edited by Denisejm, 24 June 2008 - 07:18 AM.

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I just downloaded the file from the below website. Be aware it is a slow connection of about 150 mbps and the file is 37.3 MB. It took me a good 5 minutes to download it.

http://www.driver-ce...8d9-driver.html


Another connection i found is here, also a slow connection, and click on the external link.

http://driver.warese...5296.rar/320227


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I tried downloading at the new sites. One of the sites gave me 0% after 5 minutes. The second site gave me 5% after about 5 minutes and it wasn't adding any kb after it first started and gave me the 5%.

I then went back to one of the first sites you gave me and tried to download it again, and this time it started and continued to download. I got 37.2Mb of 37.2Mb.

Do you think it's a good idea to go to a site and pay them for the drivers that I need? I had two websites scan my pc and it seems that several drivers were out of date.

Edited by Denisejm, 24 June 2008 - 11:12 AM.

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Find a friend with a good connection ( hi-speed) that can download the file and put it on a flash drive to install on your computer. I really had no problems downloading from both of the sites on the second message.

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You didn't read what I wrote

I then went back to one of the first sites you gave me and tried to download it again, and this time it started and continued to download. I got 37.2Mb of 37.2Mb.


Do you think the companies that scan your computer and find drivers that are out of date and supply new drivers is a good way to go? They found several drivers that need to be updated and I looked all over the net for the and couldn't find them.
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Thanks for the link to the 5296 driver. I downloaded a few of the programs that find drivers with a scan and I found most of them myself once they pointed out to me which ones needed to be updated. The only one that I won't replace at this time is a Fast Ethernet Adapter.

Thanks again . . .
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