PnP Sound chip

Posted on 2006-06-12
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
A new problem - new to me at any rate - newly installed XP on an ASUS ME-99 motherboard picks up the sound card as a PnP sound chip with the large yellow question mark.
Any help as to what driver to use?
I've tried Intel AC97, Windows and Soundblaster "generics"...
Question by:keithbraithwaite
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The motherboard is too old to for Asus to have a WinXP sound card driver:

I only see Win95 and WinNT drivers here:

Author Comment

ID: 16885481
it isn't an onboard card...
It seems to be a A381-F20 TJ-2 94V0 9936, FCC ID: LWHA381F20, Micro Express International
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Author Comment

ID: 16885572
I do have everest - I'll try that. (there isn't a free version of everest anymore?)
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Expert Comment

ID: 16885640
The link I posted is a free version, but the main website no longer offers free versions anymore.  A victim of their own success, I guess.

Author Comment

ID: 16885662
I forgot that I'd already taken the card out. I won't have the box here anymore (I've rebuilt it for a friend) but I'll try to identify the card on another box with Everest.
Thanks for the tip - I don't have the right reflexes anymore!

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ID: 16888870
I got the box back, found the maker's name on the FCC site and the driver on the driverguide site - all is well.

It's an Advance Logic ALS120

Thanks again

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