Hey guys. Today I reinstalled my windows XP professional 2002 ps3 for the very first time and I'm trying to do something with my sounds audio device drivers for like 7-8 hours without any results. Seems like all other drivers are okay, but this one.. I can't understand.
I already tried realtek and many other driver things to download> install> restart PC and had no results. I don't know if it matters, but I don't have sounds icon to use in my toolbar (had master volume before). When using ctrl panel> speech> audio output, it says "there are no audio output devices currently installed on your machine".
Tried something like changing my getting specific driver for sp2, then changing some numbers (I can't remember the place, but that number is required for other sp) to 200 (because sp3 has 300, sp 2 - 200) and downloading the driver. After installing it, changed number back to 300 and did restart (I found this "trick" in one of many forums).
There are some screenshots of my sounds and audio devices file:
Good morning. Seems like I'm not able even to post on forums, so decided to Pm you. Anyway. Most of my drivers in cd's are lost. Mainly because my PC is already for like 7 years in my home. Most of the drivers are outdated anyway, so I'm just trying to google them. Talking about your idea, I may be dumb, but couldn't understand the "chipset drivers" part. Somewhere I found that smbus is one of the chipset drivers and so on. Anyway, some results:
Tried just installing things in the second link, then looked on forum and did the same thing that guy explained in steps (1st link). Well, at least I .rared downloaded files and tried to install through computer management (like, not all at once -.- ). I still don't know if I should keep looking for smbus before installing audio device, or the very first step is chipset drivers. Ahh, I'm raw.
Why can't I edit my post? It's awkward to watch me failing with pasting. Wasn't able to do both - pm you or add another post.
No PM's arrived here. What's the make & model of the computer? Sometimes we can find the correct drivers location for you to download and install. Your second link looks good, if it is truly for your computer.
If you just got up then expect a good 8 hr delay from me. I've been up all night and it's almost time for me to disappear for awhile.
The edit button is the left one above the reply button. (your's might not work)
I may suffer for this, but I did one thing on sm bus controller: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQ3A9WS2Ea0 . Restarted PC few times after this (because after that I tried getting realtek thingies again) and it seems like sm bus controller is gone from yellow marks. The rest is still there. Anyway, trying out your links. Gonna write my progress (at least I hope it will be a progress ) soon.
I still don't think usb thingie is neccessary since I can use my HDD without any problems.
I'm starting to think about giving up, it went too far. Like, seriously. No win updates, no other solutions. Well, there are many solutions, but seems like none of them works. I guess I should try getting hacked 7 and try them on.