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Is My Sound Card Fried?

I've tried reinstalling the drivers, updating them, rolling them back, and disabling the device, but no luck so far. inputs, outputs, what channels what, that kinda stuff? Do you live in a semi-large city? However, if I uninstall the card via Device Manager and scan for hardware changes, it starts working sporadically -- it works for a while, then it does 1 of 3 things: check over here

I only started to get this exact problem today after I felt the "zap" of electricity. You can probably get them pretty cheaply, and quickly if you're near a pawn shop. There is poetry in despair. Is there anyway to search for compatible sound cards with my motherboard, or will any kind work?

Joined: May 27, 2007 Messages: 51,486 Date Posted: Mar 10, 2013 #21 I think my eyes just got static shock from looking at all those face plains. I'm ready to watch my Macho X2 get beat. Tried uninstalling the drivers for the sound card and re installing.

if you needed one right away. Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project I just ran Ubuntu from a flash drive and it still gets no sound, so I'm guessing it's a hardware issue. Now my speakers dont work, i tried plugging in head phones, still nothing but static.

Musicians use them in home studios and they get pawned a LOT. Yeah there are features you'd pay for on an external soundcard like that you'd pay for but probably never use unless you record music. Full Review In Win 509 ROG Gaming eATX Reviewed by khaosgamer Hi! Crappy on-board sound works perfectly.

Mugetsu710, Mar 10, 2013 Gameover0023 This Is Sparta Joined: Mar 28, 2005 Messages: 6,047 Location: Earth, Sol system,Orion–Cygnus Arm,MilkyWay Galaxy Date Posted: Mar 10, 2013 #18 Mugetsu710 said: ↑ I just This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Monster Hunter Generations Pokémon Sun & Moon Pokémon X & Y The Legend of Legacy Featured Forums Animal Crossing: New Leaf Fire Emblem Fates Harvest Moon: Skytree... That's what I do with mine.Click to expand...

Log in to remove this advertisement Yeah, so I had my PC on last night, and the power went out while I was asleep. I'm just going to the store tomorrow to get a new one. I don't recommend this one, but this is the one I have: http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/FastTrackUSB/ (that price is ridiculous though, you can get it for half that used) You may have to fuck I went to turn the volume down because my speakers have a habit of being too loud on the sound effects.

Let me know if you might require any additional details and I'll see if I can provide them. check my blog All rights reserved. Now my speakers dont work, i tried plugging in head phones, still nothing but static. My guess is it may be a slow electrolytic capacitor death or something.

This isnt my laptop, its my desktop that connected to my tv which i use 95% of the time. Then, use something like Ccleaner to clean the registry of any 'trails'. Dec 19, 2008, 2:46 AM Like Reply Quote farquarl Registered User Join date: Aug 2007 10 IQ #7 Click to copy post link Im pretty sure if you had fried your this content However I was lucky enough to have my Digital Audio Converter on hand to see if I could receive sound output via the USB thereby circumventing the sound card or the

Trolls that just copy pasta get 0/10Click to expand... So this setup connects to a sound card installed on your computer? That's Okay, I bought mine very used and I still got a few good years of service out of it...

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Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... With the sound card mostly out of the case (but still connected to the front panel), I plugged in the fan and started to put things back. Click to expand... Going from the speaker out was a big mistake.

You plug it into your USB, it has hookups for your TV or whatever. Well that sucks. Reported. have a peek at these guys If you touched the volume control, I'd doubt it arced ALL the way up the cord into the card on your computer.

I felt a "zap" of electricity leave my finger and hit my sound card (I was grounded to the PC case, standing on a carpet floor, but the card was "floating"). Well that sucks. HookemWhereItHurts Star Joined: Jun 19, 2007 Messages: 20,070 Location: Austin, Texas Date Posted: Mar 10, 2013 #23 Op should not wear socks and moonwalk on carpet before he touches knobs. Now there was no sound coming from my computer or being picked up from Audacity.