Hi - Thanks for the tip but I had tried this one yesterday with no change in
Perhaps the fact that what I have is an on-motherboard sound device makes a
M-board is the PC-Chips K8/M860 with Via K8T800 Chipset Family/8237
I tried a via driver that was listed as compatable with the 8237A which is
apparently a HDef version of the 8237? This gave a fault report during
installation that it had not found a Hi Definition device and did not work.
A 64bit visa compat. device for the 8237 has illuded me so far.
Gratefull for any further tips or assistance that folks might be able to
Thanks again for the try - like my dear wife says, "Computers are only
human!" <- or at least as different as one human from another often
"MFS Computers" <MFSComputers@discussions.microsoft.com> schrieb im
> second one from the bottom worked well for me using the os volume now.
> "Ron Bartle" wrote:
>> Are there other folks haveing the problem that (even with trying a couple
>> different drivers - i.e. from Realtech and MS-) the AC97 Onboard
>> only allows volume control at the application level. Any form of
>> the volume settings at o.system level does not work.
>> This also means that for instance using a Multimedia Keyboard to try and
>> controll volume also does not work.
>> Any ideas for a solution to this?
>> ron b.