For you Sound Experts....

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Guinness

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I recently reinstalled Windows using my Step by Step guide provided by Compaq. I have a bit of a problem however....

My sound is too high pitch sounds quite wrong. This seems to be when I play music and not playing Games (Mainly Locomotion). I've tried altering the settings in Sound Control or what ever its called. I've tried the Compaq website, but there are thousands of 6xxx models. (I've tried this)

I've had no luck. :(

I'm running Soundmax Version 5.12.1.3044 Driver if it helps. Oh and my speakers are integrated into the monitor - Same for the soundcard.

Any help welcome :)
 
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Open up the machine, the model number will be on the card unless its integrated, in which case, you need the AC97 Audio Codec driver.
 

HSTfan!!!

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yep most onboard seems to be AC97 these days.... if you are using windoze xp I'm surprised it didn't recognise it all automatically! When I installed my sound under windoze server 2003 I had to find the driver myself which took some time but using some numbers printed on the card itself it wasn't long before I was listening to me tunes!
 

HSTfan!!!

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intel maybe... but I have two motherboards with it - one having a SiS chipset and the other having a via chipset. the via board having a creative sound card anyway - onboard sound is crap! unfortuantley the via board has gone to heaven!
 
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