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Need help finding drivers for a Gateway M325X-3401704 Laptop

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I have a Gateway M325X laptop that I need Audio and Mass Storage Controller drivers.  I've downloaded the available drivers from the Gateway/MPC site and they do not work properly.  By this I mean they aren't the correct drivers and/or aren't available.  I'm running Windows XP Home.  

The driver link I have is http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/search.asp?st=pn¶m=1008421

Multimedia Audio Controller PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_266E&SUBSYS_0300107B&REV_04\3&B1BFB68&0&F2

Mass Storage Controller PCI\VEN_104C&DEV_8033&SUBSYS_0300107B&REV_00\4&1D3F0FBB&0&3BF0


Thanks in advance.
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Multimedia Audio Controller
VEN_8086=Intel
DEV_266E=VIA Technologies Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo Driver

Driver should be here:

http://www.softwarepatch.com/utilities/viaac97-security-dl.html


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Mass Storage Controller
VEN_104C=Texas Instruments
DEV_8033=PCIxx21 Integrated FlashMedia Controller

Driver should be here:

http://download.cnet.com/CardR-TI-v2-0-0-7-XP-zip/3000-2110_4-166595.html
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For the audio, you may need to install Microsoft's UAA driver *first*. That should be here:

Microsoft* HDA Package

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/confirm.aspx?httpDown=http://downloadmirror.intel.com/11036/eng/kb888111.exe&agr=&ProductID=954&DwnldId=11036&strOSs=&OSFullName=&lang=eng
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by:Grant1842
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I allways use www.drivereasy.com it free and will get the correct drivers for you.
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by:1namyln
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@souseran, Thanks!  The storage driver worked great.  The sound driver however appears to have installed with no worries and cleared any ! in device manager but I have no sound on the laptop.  I tried external speakers and made sure the manual knob on the laptop was set to loud to include checking the applications volume settings.  None of these things worked.  
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@souseran, I didn't read the latest post in time so I installed the other audio link first.  When I try to install the one linked to the Intel site it tells me..

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KB888111WXPSP2 Setup Error
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Setup has detected that the Service Pack version of this system
is newer than the update you are applying.

There is no need to install this update.
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Your links provided me with the correct drivers.  I had to run Driver Magician on the original drive in order to get the sound working again.  Thanks for your assistance.
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