June 19th, 2007, 12:32 PM
Sound Drivers Crashing The System
Every time I install the RealTek AC97 sound drivers, the system blue screens. According to the manufacturer's website, these are the right drivers.
June 19th, 2007, 12:48 PM
Well thats pretty generic. If it is onboard sound try going to the motherboard mfgs site and downloading them from there.
June 19th, 2007, 12:55 PM
Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.
June 20th, 2007, 12:40 AM
windows update from may 14th i believe. It was a user32.dll issue that "fixed" it but made it load into the memory space the drivers were trying to use. That caused me a headache for about an hour.
P.S. I'm pretty sure, I've been jumping over forest fires to blow out matches lately so the date might be a bit off.
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June 20th, 2007, 01:41 PM
1. What message does the blue screen give you?
2. Anything in the logs about it?
If it is a brand name machine like Dell, try getting the drivers from their site.
Also try downloading the drivers again if you haven't done that already........could be a corrupt download issue?
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