please let me know about the driver software for sound max audio.i had formated the hp compaq computer with windos 7 ultimate
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Go to www.support.hp.com put in the model of your computer and it will have Audio-Driver downloads for your system.
If they don't have it - select an older OS keeping the same bit (32,64) then right click on the installer and select the compatibility tab. Change the OS to the one you downloaded for and select run as administrator.