no sound after install

i did a full install from dos on a pent 100mhz (nec w/ pheonix bios), when first run it was ok after second start up no sound,midi devices or files.tried to reinstall fromm cd but says "file not found iccvid.dll, ir32-32.dll,sndvol.32.exe etc etc..."the only things i can get installed are the game port joy stic and wave device for voice modem. also under the system device mgr i have a ? + shows "ess es1869plug&play audio drive" twice.this is a used comp that crashed put in new hd (quantum) and format/s install was fine all ran at first boot
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christalnetAuthor Commented:
also do not know what kind of monitor windows will only give 16 colors no moe no matter????
christalnetAuthor Commented:
upping points to try for help,,, im taking MCSE+I and A+ cert but this has me stumped, do i have to do a completet reinstall???
My o my, driver problems - Big time.

Download the soundcard drivers for your ess1869 from (On the top of the page select Isa/Pci)

The color problem is not your monitor. Open your case look on the vid card what make and version number it is. Go to and search for it.


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christalnetAuthor Commented:
Thank you for getting to my request so quikly, the first part was right on the money how ever i have to reject the second on the video, it is not with the driver the problem lies in the bios setup, thank you again.
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