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    I know its for another part but noones looking

    Ok i just this morning got my new pc, its an e6750, 4 GB of 6400 RAM, 8800gts on a P5N-E motherboard. Basically im having sound issues, everything else seems to work fine, but im not getting any sound at all apart from when im in the main menu screen. The only thing i can think of is that i dont have a sound card that supports the required whatever it is. Could someone please tell me what the problem is and/or point me in the direction of a way to fix it. Thanx in advance

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    What speaker system do you have ? think it's possibly set for 5.1 when you don't have 5.1 speakers ? Had this problem a while ago with mine and thats what it turned out to be.

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    ive got a set of 2.1 speakers and the settings for audio are on stereo thats it

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    Well ok so thats not the problem. Have you tried the latest drivers for the sound card ??

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    but i dont have a sound card, its going through the motherboard. or have i just got it completely wrong

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    Ok, couple of things to check

    1) If you run the speaker jack around the port on the back with the speakers on, does it crackle (i.e. is there power to the speakers)

    2) Is the sound option turned on inside the BIOS, if so are there any related settings.

    3) Are there any messages in Windows, is the software loaded properly? Can you get into volume control?

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    Ok, couple of things to check

    1) If you run the speaker jack around the port on the back with the speakers on, does it crackle (i.e. is there power to the speakers)

    2) Is the sound option turned on inside the BIOS, if so are there any related settings.

    3) Are there any messages in Windows, is the software loaded properly? Can you get into volume control?
    A1 - yes there is power to them, cos the main menu sound works when i load bioshock.

    A2 - i dont know how to do that but im just about to test it with itunes

    A3 - yes i can get into volume control

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    So you're using the on board audio, have you installed the drivers for the on board sound, check in device manager to see if there any devices with exclamation marks against them and lastly are you sure you've plugged the speakers into the correct jack socket on the mobo.

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    Sounds like a driver problem. What drivers did you install on the PC for the motherboard? Check the manufacturers website for the latest version for the onboard sound and install them

    Also, what os are you running?

    I take it you didnt build this yourself? Where did you buy it from? Do they have a support line?

    Go here and download the latest sound driver for your os.
    http://support.asus.com/download/dow...5N-E%20SLI

    If XP, get V6.0.1.5350
    If Vista, get V5.10.0.5324
    Last edited by s_kinton; 09-10-2007 at 12:03 PM.

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    no i didnt build this myself, i havent installed any drivers for the motherboard, it should have been done for me. am currently getting the latest driver for my motherboard thanks to your link. Now bloody itunes is saying it hasnt been installed properly and wont burn cd's and i tried adding music and it only found 3GB evenb though i can see theres 19

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    What makes you think drivers should automagically install themselves for you?.. Get over to Asus's website as per s_kinton's suggestion and download the latest drivers for your Operating System. Also, iTunes is malware, stick with a more reliable media player, WMP11 is decent now.
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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    Bioshock - no one is looking hey?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mycarsavw View Post
    Bioshock - no one is looking hey?
    I just spotted that too

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    Re: I know its for another part but noones looking

    no one was looking, and i know they dont install themselves but this was prebuilt so everything should have been set, and it was, it has all latest drivers

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