Re: Optional Hardware Update C-Media AC97 Audio Device
When I clicked rollback, it said that there were no drivers to roll back to.
"Marge C." wrote:
> Thank you for the reply. I had no trouble going back to my previous driver
> and all is well. My sound is working well so likely I don't even need another
> driver. If it ain't broke don't fix it and so on............
> "LVTravel" wrote:
> > To attempt to fix the problem, Right click on My Computer, left click on
> > Manage, left click on Device Manager. Scroll down to the Sound, video and
> > game controllers area. You will probably see a yellow exclamation mark on
> > the Sound device. Right click on it and then left click on Properties and
> > then the driver tab. Click on Roll Back Driver. This should put your old
> > driver back in place. Once that is done and the "yellow exclamation" goes
> > away, go to Control Panel, Sounds and Audio Devices Properties, click on
> > Volume (if not already the default page) and click on Place volume icon in
> > the taskbar. Click Apply then click again to turn the item back on and
> > click apply again. This should solve your problems.
> > Don't download device drivers from Microsoft in the future. This is one
> > area where they really fall short in providing proper support.
> > Let us know if this helps.
> > "Mr. T" <Mr. T@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:2A471D88-FCBA-4A58-B2F9-6DE9AA28D2B8@microsoft.com...
> > > After downloading and, apparently, unsuccessfully installing the optional
> > > hardware update C-Media AC97 Audio Device and rebooting the computer, the
> > > Sound Properties icon in the taskbar disappears and there is no longer any
> > > sound. In the Device Manager, the device appears but it has a yellow icon
> > > with an exclamation point in the center. And, under Properties for this
> > > device, it says: "This device cannot start. (Code 10). It doesn't appear
> > > there's any conflicts since, under the Resources tab, it says the device
> > > isn't "using any resources because it has a problem." The drivers appear
> > > to
> > > be installed but when I run the Add Hardware wizard, it won't
> > > automatically
> > > detect the device and I cannot find the device when trying to manually
> > > install it. The sound device that was previously installed, of which
> > > worked
> > > properly, was Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller.
> > >
> > > The system is running Windows XP Home Edition, version 2002 with Service
> > > Pack 2.
> > >
> > > If anyone can assist in this problem it would be greatly appreciated.
> > >
> > > Thank you for your time and attention.
> > >