Sound won't work on Asus A8N-E motherboard

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Vanquished, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Hey guys, i just reinstalled vista on my desktop and now the sound is not working, the sound coming directly from the motherboard.

    I doesn't say its a driver issue but...

    Its an Asus A8N-E

    Thanks for the help,
    Jack
     
  2. jpom

    jpom OSNN Addict

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    What drivers have you installed for it? I know that I have a similar issue with the same board everytime I reinstall windows due to the fact that the nvida NForce 4 ultra driver pack does not contain the proper audio drivers. You used to be able to download NForce Audio drivers from nvidia sperate but I don't believe you can anymore.

    Either way if you haven't already done so grab the latest drivers from the asus website or better yet the latest AC' 97 drivers from realtek (Realtek). I have the relatek drivers installed on this board running Win7 with no issues.

    James
     
  3. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Hmm,
    I installed the drivers, it said everything was working fine.
    But still no sound.

    Any more ideas?
     
  4. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Thanks for your help.
    The problem was.

    One jumpers for the front audio panel was disconnected.
    Not quite sure why that affects what goes out the back audio panel but whatever.
    Just glad to have it fixed.

    Thanks again for your help.
     
  5. misswoan

    misswoan OSNN One Post Wonder

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    The problem is the old driver, you need to install the current version of driver.
    After putting the system in hibernate mode and coming back, the audio worked.
    I applied this solution I found at http://www.noaudiooutput.com
    Hope it helps if it doesn't they have other suggestions.
     
  6. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Thanks but I had already fixed the issue, it was that the front audio panel jumper was disconnected.
     
  7. Oniils

    Oniils OSNN One Post Wonder

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    I was the same problem, with my Asus A8N-E motherboard.
    I install Windows 7 on my PC and sound doesn't work.
    Computer shows, that driver is okay without any red x or error description.
    I install latest audio driver from Realtek and no results.
    Then I find this thred and, get a front panel audio jack and attach it.
    Now i finally have sound :)

    I just wanted put my comment her because this issue is really unusual.
    I never figured out it, if i didn't read it here.

    PS. I have a computer case with out front panel AC'97 audio jack.
     
  8. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Good thing then :)
     
  9. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    And someone is still running an A8N-E?