Subject: computer technique for non Gurus > HP Vectra VE, customer screwed audio, would not go back on with its own > discs or plug and pray! > Remember a "guru" suggested removing all the boards except simple vga card > and re-installing win98,with updates. I did this after de frag and disc > scan. > I then installed the whole cd that came with the sound card BEFORE > restarting computer.I even installed all the "extras". > I shut down the computer, installed the sound card, and fired up the > puter. Audio was perfect.I figure their kids hit the wrong keys(games up the > gazoo) and deleted > part of the audio drivers (volume control gone) and win98 fought the > drivers. They also had a fancy video accelerator that I will re install > tomorrow. > I worked on this computer on and off for weeks,no audio, so I am happy > this worked. The gurus may feel this is obvious, but it wasn't to me. Hope > this helps somebody. > Any "gurus" kind enough to explain the theory on this.I would appreciate. > al > > May God give us strength > Al's TV > 224 Rt. 46 > Mine Hill, NJ. 07803 > 973-361-5796 > alleathe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Help make your TechAssist online repair tips database better! Submit your fixes here: http://www.circuitwork.com/techassist/tip/#tips To unsubscribe write to: techassist-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with unsubscribe in the subject line.