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Sam.

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i was going through my add/remove programs. So i saw something i didn't really recognize and i got rid of it didn't look important, called :tazz: soundmax something ;) . so then i reseted the computer for all the changes to take place and when the computer finished rebooting it said "new hardware found" "If an installation CD came with this hardware please insert it now." but i didnt have one, because this hardware/driver thing was already installed in the computer when i bought it. They didnt give me any CD. Ok so then since i didnt have a CD i just clicked next, then it gave me to choices "custom install" and "automatic install (recommended)". So i clicked auto, then it started searching for the "Multimedia Audio Controller software". it couldnt find it. it said "the drivers for this device are not installed. (code 28)". Under sound/video, etc.it shows several audio components including Audio Codecs, Legacy Audio Drivers, WDM TVAudio, all listed as working properly. But the Multimedia Audio Controller has an exclamation sign beside it. Can anyone PLEASE HELP ME? thank you !!! ;):(:help::(
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Hi Sam, welcome to Geeks to Go. Sorry to see that you learned lesson #1 the hard way, that is don't delete anything unless absolutely certain it is the correct thing to do. Anyhow, you can probably find the Multimedia Audio Controller that you need at the manufacturers web page, or the computer manufacturers web page. What brand of computer? (like Dell, Gateway etc, and what model?) With this information you can go to their web page and look for the driver you need. You could also get Belarc Advisor at http://www.belarc.co...e_download.html It is free. You can run this program and it will identify all of the components.
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