I have been trying to install a sound driver to my asian Sony Vaio after I installed new Windows XP Pro, however it resulted in semi-crash. As soon as I try to play a sound including a Windows opening track, it becomes freezed in few seconds and computer becomes locked. After I uninstall the driver, it becomes ok again. I suspect that devices stack for some reason. Any ideas/suggestions for this problem? Btw I have SigmaTel Soundcard and vaio model is VGN-SZ15LP. Thank you!
After I try to install in safe mode, the installer wanted a sthda.sys which I couldn't find. I searched the web and they said it was supposed to be at system32 file at Windows folder. It was not there. Any ideas how I can get it? I believe this will solve my problem.