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XP/onboard sound help..need Driver

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Ye man..had a nasty bootsector virus...thx to linux..fixed it..installed winblowz again..i cant find this driver...for the sound all... been lookin for hours...i ragen...bout to find a hammer and fix it.


realtek ac97=blue screen
soundmax=driver not found please reboot and run set up again (on like..10 versions)

pc info:

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
OS Service Pack Service Pack 3
DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
Computer Name TRIP
User Name Owner

CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 2400 MHz (12 x 200)
Motherboard Name Dell OptiPlex GX270
Motherboard Chipset Intel Springdale-G i865G
System Memory 1782 MB (DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Phoenix (09/29/04)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Video Adapter Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller (96 MB)
3D Accelerator Intel Extreme Graphics 2
Monitor HP F1503 [15" LCD] (CNCHI0N529)

Audio Adapter Intel 82801EB ICH5 - AC'97 Audio Controller [A-2/A-3]

IDE Controller Intel(R) 82801EB Ultra ATA Storage Controllers
IDE Controller Intel(R) 82801EB Ultra ATA Storage Controllers
Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
Disk Drive IOMEGA ZIP 250
Disk Drive ST340014A (40 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100)
Disk Drive WDC WD60 0UE-22HCT0 USB Device (55 GB, USB)
Optical Drive TSSTcorp CD/DVDW TS-H552L (DVD+R9:2.4x, DVD+RW:16x/4x, DVD-RW:12x/4x, DVD-ROM:16x, CD:40x/32x/48x DVD+RW/DVD-RW)
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

C: (NTFS) 38146 MB (28314 MB free)
F: (FAT32) 56631 MB (40177 MB free)
G: (FAT32) 571 MB (565 MB free)
Total Size 93.1 GB (67.4 GB free)

Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse

Network Adapter Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT Network Connection (

Printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer
USB1 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - USB Controller [A-2/A-3]
USB1 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - USB Controller [A-2/A-3]
USB1 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - USB Controller [A-2/A-3]
USB1 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - USB Controller [A-2/A-3]
USB2 Controller Intel 82801EB ICH5 - Enhanced USB2 Controller [A-2/A-3]
USB Device USB Mass Storage Device

[ BIOS ]

BIOS Properties:
Vendor Dell Computer Corporation
Version A06
Release Date 09/29/2004
Size 512 KB
Boot Devices Floppy Disk, Hard Disk, CD-ROM, LS-120
Capabilities Flash BIOS, Shadow BIOS, Selectable Boot, EDD, BBS
Supported Standards DMI, APM, ACPI, ESCD, PnP
Expansion Capabilities PCI, AGP, USB

[ System ]

System Properties:
Manufacturer Dell Computer Corporation
Product OptiPlex GX270
Serial Number FF22G31
Universal Unique ID 44454C4C-46001032-8032C6C0-4F473331
Wake-Up Type APM Timer

[ Motherboard ]

Motherboard Properties:
Manufacturer Dell Computer Corp.
Product 0FG022
Serial Number ..CN1374066L001T.

Thank you for any help.
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ahhh **** ye...i has sound!

i had tried some **** from dell site b4..but was realtek...and the analog devices site...didnt support it any more so i was like ***? but ye..bam..clicked audio..bam..selected the driver..dl' actually installed...bam...worked.

thank you very much..i dont see a rep button or anything...but i appreciate it.
and i cant edit my first message to add [solved]

but again

thank you.

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