Question: i upgraded my hp pavillion n3370 from win98 to 2000pro.i finish the install and i get no sound.i check device manager and it said !multimedia audio controller !pci simple communications controller no drivers were not installed for this device i go to hp.com and there is nothing.where can u download the driver
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First of all, you have to remember what the audio driver was called when you had Windows 98. If you do, hopefully, you can Google search to find a download. I don't know if you will be able to find one, but good luck.
Basically, you have some hardware devices with either missing drivers, the wrong versions of drivers, or improperly installed drivers. Whenever something like this occurs, the device is put under Other Hardware. Eventually, if you have drivers installed for all the devices, the Other Hardware section goes away as the devices are put under the proper headings. Now, here's the fun part. If you don't already know or suspect what hardware you're missing drivers for, it can be hard to find out. I'm assuming you either built this computers yourself, or the operating system was reinstalled at some point. Drivers don't generally just "go missing." If you haven't noticed anything missing (such as a modem that you know is installed) likely culprits are ACPI drivers, drivers for VPN software you no longer have installed, or other things you aren't actively using. It's not likely to be anything extremely vital like a video driver or sound driver. Those sorts of things, you'd notice. If this is a machine built by a retailer like Dell or HP, go to their web site, look up your specific model and look through the list of downloadable drivers for things like chipset drivers, bluetooth adapters (for laptops), modems or other devices that you have, but don't use or have not installed. Your machine would run fine without ACPI drivers for example, but having them may give you options you don't have currently (like being able to hibernate your desktop or automatically restart if the power fails). If nothing else, you might get rid of the annoying exclamation marks and question marks. Another trick that sometimes helps is the following, Even if the device has no driver registered, you should still be able to right-click on it and select Properties (or just double-click the unknown device). There should be a Details tab. Under that tab, there should be at least a Device Instance Id. You can click on that ID tag (something like "PCI\VEN_104C&DEV_8036&SUBSYS_01861028&R... to highlight it and hit control-C to copy the string. Then search with that string in Google. If you get a hit or two, try looking around the location of that string in the file found to see if you can associate it with a device. (In my example, the word PCMCIA is near that string and this is indeed the string for my CardBus Controller.) There are other items in the pulldown menu besides Device Instance Id. Try those and see if a clue pops out. Try any strings you find there in Google as well. It's almost a puzzle game, isn't it. Now, just to make this interesting, it doesn't have to be devices installed in your computer. If you got a multifunction printer, scanner, copier, fax machine on a USB port, but only installed the printer drivers, the other devices (e.g., the scanner) may show up as unknown. Fun huh? Same thing holds true for something like an ATI All-in-wonder video card. It's a video card, but it also is a TV encoder card. If only the video card drivers are installed, everything seems to work fine, but there's some pesky ? and ! marks (and there's functionality that your machine has that you can't use). The goal is to rid your machine of all those unknown devices. I had an old scanner (on the parallel printer port) that even after installing the drivers from the manufacturer left one unknown piece of hardware. Others found it as well, but nobody seemed to be able to resolve what it was and get a driver for it. The scanner worked fine, so it was hard to get overly concerned about it. It became more of a challenge than a necessity to fix. Good luck.
go back to your devise manager to the audio controller in the hardware list, open by clicking the plus (+) sign next to it, right click on the devise, or devises and click upgrade drivers. Let microsoft search automaticly for the best driver and it will install automaticly. Good luck. Mikie.
I'd like to meet your instructor to put sand in their shoes for not stressing how idiotic your request is. You DO NOT USE anything to support your safety that was not made and certified to do so. Steel and aluminum are made to a huge range of specifications. The materials used for climbing is highly engineered and manufactured to precise specifications, your Home Depot wrench or bolt is not. I'll be even more blunt. Anyone with any common sense that knew you even asked this question would refuse to climb with you. If you can not afford the basic elements of safety, an appropriate rope, harness, a few Carabiners, a lengths of webbing, and a brake/rappel/ belay devise such as an 8 or ATC...then it is simple; don't climb. I helped scrape up a similar minded college kid after he tried to use wal-mart utility rope to show his friends he knew how to rappel out his window. Sadly, he will likely never walk again.
no longer in a hardware,yet have lost mine in different shops. I basically ask somebody,have you ever considered a splash outfitted gal approximately 5 foot 7 and long hair right down to her rear end. a great style of situations i'm getting a respond as to the place she became final.
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