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When I boot up my computer I get the message DMA error!  Sound.sys not installed!  Press any key to continue.  If I press a key the system boots up fine, but my sound card doesn't work.  This all started when I unplugged my speakers from the sound card sockets, for some reason this caused the keyboard and mouse to stop responding.  I pressed reset and I've been getting this error message ever since.  I can't find any conflicts (DMA or IRQ), and sound.sys IS in my config.sys file.  What can I do to get my sound card (Sound Blaster Pro) working again?
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go into device manager and select your sound card and select properties. select the resources tab.
pick a configuration from those available which does not have a high dma value. choose that setting-reboot and see what happens.

also make sure you have a path statement in your autoexec.bat which points to the location of the sound.sys file.
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