Lost sound after video-card install

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  1. GeekyGuy
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    GeekyGuy Professional loafer

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    Got my new PSU and hd 4670 video card today, installed without a hitch, really. Before installing any of the hardware, I uninstalled the current display drivers and shut down my PC. I then put in the new gear, flipped `er back on, and installed the ATI drivers from the disc. Computer rebooted, changed my display to fit my monitor in the ATI options, and tested out a game, which ran like butter. However, there's no sound, and my computer tells me there is no sound hardware installed.

    Help please.
     
  2. Raki

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    Hm maybe your computer is confused because of the audio hardware on your graphics card. Some graphics card have audio hardware for audio through HDMI.
     
  3. da_head

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    hmm. could be a conflict in device manager where the graphics and sound card is using the same icr (or something like that) number.

    try updating your graphics drivers
     
  4. Splych

    Splych GBAtemp's Lurker

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    What kind of sound are you using? Are you using a sound card with it? Maybe you need to have a sound card driver as well :wtf:. But this shouldn't be the case since it was working before...

    EDIT: Awesome. At least it is working now.
     
  5. GeekyGuy
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    I'm not sure what the actual sound device name was, as it's built into my motherboard. I didn't have any luck re-installing the drivers from the HP help center included with my version of Windows XP, so I ended up just going into the BIOS and changing the audio settings from Auto to Enable. Sound is back on, so I'm happy.

    Thanks anyway.
     
  6. Joe88

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    does your 4670 have a built in HDMI port by any chance?