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zero sound


FPCH New Member
Jan 4, 2008
I am running windows xp home edition version 2002 service pack 2.My audio controller is realtek ac`97.I have updated my drives and bought new speakers but there is no sound at all from my computer.I have been into the properties for audio devices midi devices & instruments and mixer devices and get the same message `Status: driver is enabled but has not been started.`How do i start these drivers.Any help would be welcome THANKS.