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Multimedia audio controller installation

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I have freshly installed windows xp on my computer. After installation I have found that the multimedia audio controller needs to be installed. I have no clue of the hardware and where to get the drivers. Can someone help me on how to approach this problem?
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Question by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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by:aamsoh
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go to the website of your computer brand. there you will fine support or driver download link. follow that link and enter your computer model number you will see the drivers for you computer. From there  you can download sound driver.
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by:kaskhedikar_tushar
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Hello,

- You can check with main board. Check the mother board manufacturer & their name.
For eg :  Intel 845 GVSR , Intel DG31 PR, Mercury or Gigabyte.

- Open the website of manufacturer, select your mother board model & download it.

Regards,
Tushar Kaskhedikar
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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I found this name from the System devices: intel 802801db
but I cannot find this name on the Intel website
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by:aamsoh
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are you using a laptop or PC? what is your brand name of your Laptop or PC ? to to search on their website.
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by:nobus
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post the model of your PC - or motherboard (i assume the sound is on-board)
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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This is an unbranded desktop
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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And the motherboard has recently been replaced.
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by:aamsoh
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ok restart your PC and go to the bios setup, you have to press F12 or F2 or Del while your PC booting. there you can find the exact name of your motherboard.
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by:nobus
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the motherboard model is printed on it - in general in white lettering
or use siw to identify your model : http://www.gtopala.com/
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by:edbedb
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Click Start then Run and enter devmgmt.msc.  
Right click on the multimedia audio controller and select properties.
Then select the "Details" tab
Use Ctrl+c to copy the device instance ID string.
Then paste it (Ctrl+v) in your reply.
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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edbedb:
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_24C5&SUBSYS_01068086&REV_02\3&267A616A&0&FD
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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and another one

PCI\VEN_1131&DEV_7133&SUBSYS_62311462&REV_D1\4&29817089&0&08F0
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by:aamsoh
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have you download that Intel utility, what model is it show ?
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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aamsoh

here is the screenshot
Boardutil.bmp
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Thanks aamsoh. Saved me the trip to the computer shop.

Saqib
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you welcome :)
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