RE: No audio device after latest Widows Update
> After allowing an Automatic Windows XP update, my onboard sound devices
> (SoundMax Digital Integrated Audio) disappeared. My motherboard is an ASUS
> P4S800D-E Deluxe socket 478 board.
> In device manager, the integrated sound card is there and "Working properly"
> Selecting properties, then the properties tab, shows Audio devices, Midi
> devices, and Mixer devices.
> Each of these states "the driver is enabled but has not been started." I am
> currently using SoundMAX Audio Driver version 5.12.01.3665, which is the
> latest driver shown on the ASUS website. I have tried starting each device
> under Component Services with no luck.. I have also tried doing a system
> restore to the last known working setting and also no luck. Lastly I have
> tried searching for and trying other drivers without any luck.