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virtual audio driver error

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Ever since I tried to load a Diamond Monster Sound card and drivers, I get a "blue screen" error every time I boot win, no matter if I have removed the card and drivers, or leave the card in.  I have tried three different sound cards, and still get the error message.  My computer is an Athlon 500 Mhz, FIC motherboard.. error mesage reads....."Virtual audio driver Initilization error virtual audio driver was unable to locate the sound system hardware.
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Mkemp1,
Hope this helps.

Glenn

I received the error message “Virtual Audio Driver Initialization Error! Virtual Audio Driver was unable to locate the Sound System Hardware. Please check your Software/Hardware configuration and restart your computer. Press any key to continue entering Windows 95.
You have the Windows 3.1 drivers installed in your system.ini under Windows 95.
Note: The statement causing the problem is in the system.ini, [386Enh] section.

Remove the below statements in the system.ini.

For the OPTI 929 Sound card, remove "device=VSND16D.386" from the [386Enh] section.
For the OPTI 930 Sound card, remove "device=V930D.386" from the [386Enh] section.
For the OPTI 924 Sound card, remove "device=VSND924D.386" from the [386Enh] section

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Thanks a million!  I sure do appreciate the help, it was my own stupid mistake.
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