After opening the Sound pane (from right click on the tool bar speaker icon) I clicked on the Set Default button near the bottom. There I clicked Disable (I think that was the term) for the onboard sound card (I Conexant). Now the sound card is gone and i can't find how to turn it back on. I'm not very sophisticated but I have checked the usual suspects even downoaded the driver (Conextant) etc.
What'S up? Any help?
(i was checking out a usb sound card for a friend)
no worries, easy fix.
Go to controll panel, device manager, sound, video, and game controllers, rt click on the disabled hardware, and then select "enable".
In the future, the audio properties page has a drop down menu of devices for playback and recording. Just select the device you want rather than disabling the devices you dont want.