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Old 06-18-2008, 01:25 AM   #1
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I had a friend gave me a disc of a custom windows xp os, I installed it on my computer which is a windows computer. I have gotten the os installed completely, but I noticed there no sound at all. It seems like the sound software is gone, also my grafthic is not clear, I have a ati grafthic, but it not showing it. Can anyone help me out on this one? Thanks!


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Old 06-18-2008, 01:33 AM   #2
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Have you re-installed the drivers? If not then you should do and that should sort you problem out.

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You need to find out what motherboard you have, and visit the Website to download the drivers- unless you have the disc that come with your computer. This is why you have no sound, 16 bit graphics, etc. If you right-click on My Computer, Properties, Hardware, Device Manager- everything listed with a ? means the drivers are not installed. Items you need to look for if you have to visit the Website:

Chipset Drivers
Sound Drivers
Network Drivers- If you're not on the Internet with the computer
Video Drivers
Any additional drivers needed for expansion cards, etc will be at those respective Websites.
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