Audio & video software forum: After changing case onboard audio is not working please help

by: carmar26 April 24, 2013 5:57 PM PDT

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After changing case onboard audio is not working please help

by carmar26 - 4/24/13 5:57 PM

Hello, thanks for looking at this. I have been struggling all week trying to fix this and have decided to ask for help. I was recently given a Sony Vaio Desktop VGC-54G by someone. This computer ran great but the case was so tinny that it was getting ever hot and the fans were running like crazy. I decided to pull the guts out and put them into an older bigger case I had this also allowed me to add another HDD. All was fine when I shut down the computer and after installing everything I was excited to turn it on. When it booted It did not have any audio and much to my surprise the internal audio device was gone. I have tried loading drivers from Sony Vaio page for audio and have reinstalled the bios hoping it owuld force it to detect. I have checked my bios settings and my onboard audio is enabled. I have downloaded CPUID, Smart Driver, Driver genius, and a couple of others and all to no evail. (cpuid is not an updater i know ) This system was running win xp sp2 until i upgraded to win 7 but I did this AFTER the audio stopped working. I have read every forum site and am going insane trying to figure this out. If I can not figure this out today I will cave and buy a sound card. Also windows will not detect any audio devices but my web camera Thanks for any help

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