HELP Soundcard gone after flashing BIOS

Lukas

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Hi,

I just flashed my BIOS, and my system lost my soundcard. It's an old pc, with a ISA-slot soundcard...

Tried hardware detection, and resetting the plug and play in bios, but nothing helps..

any ideas?
 

Lonman

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Try putting it in another slot if you have one available. Read the flash revision notes... does the slot now share resourses with another slot that's filled?
 

Lukas

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I have just one isa slot avail.

If it would share resources, I would see it in device manager right?

Well I don't, it has disappeared, can't find it, can't detect it, and when installing manually (forcing install) getting error 'device cannot start'

DAMN!
 

Lukas

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I thought that my soundcard was dead, so I inserted an ISA network adapter from yet another pc. Can't detect that as well. It seems like the ISA slot is 'turned off'

????


Greetz

L.
 

scriptasylum

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Did you go into the BIOS and see if there is an option to turn on/off the ISA bus?
 
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StoneColdX

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Hmm...

Flash your BIOS back to the older Version :D...
or have you updated it, because something runned wrong ?


gReetZ StoneColdX
 

Lukas

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I rooled back my BIOS to the first version available for download... nuttin


I was looking for that option of the ISA bus... can't find it...


Greetz

Lukas
 

Lonman

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In those type of architectures, resourses can sometimes be shared, or allocated to an adjacent PCI slot, if you have a card in an adjacent slot, pull that card and see what you see (if your ISA slot comes back, put the PCI card in a different slot). Also, read the bios revision notes and the motherboard manual to see what's up with that ISA slot.
 

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