Can you see if a sound card is working without an operating system? Tags: Sound Cards BIOS Components Last response: January 1, 2013 3:41 PM in Components Share carbretta January 1, 2013 1:28:04 PM Hey Guys, Is it possible to see if a sound card is in working condition just through the BIOS? If not is there anyway to do this without an operating system? Cheers More about : sound card working operating system | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to carbretta Register or log in to remove GhislainG January 1, 2013 1:55:08 PM Not unless you have test equipement like they most likely use at the factory. When installed in a system, the card requires drivers to make it work. | Report abuse Reply to GhislainG Brett928S2 January 1, 2013 3:41:43 PM No | Report abuse Reply to Brett928S2 Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Can you see if a sound card is working without an operating system?> Related ressources: ForumComputer won't install any operating system . ForumCan I add a second hard drive with a different operating system without creating ForumStuck at "Loading Operating System ..." Need help! ForumHi, I bought my new laptop without an operating system and I\'m trying ForumGA-P55-UD3R - Error loading operating system ForumWhats the best operating system ForumClean install of operating system on HP laptop ForumOperating System ForumFormatted Operating System /RealTek Driver installed/STILL NO SOUND ForumGigabyte GA-970A-DS3(rev. 1.0) "Loading Operating System ..." ForumHi, I bought my new laptop without an operating system wont boot ForumHi, I bought my new laptop without an operating system and I'm trying ForumAny Motherboard recommendation without integrated sound , v.. ForumStuck - Can't get past operating system boot ForumHeavy system useless without gaming BUT WHAT ABOUT CONSOLES ForumNew Video Card causes No Operating System Found Error ForumFirst Build Success! Load Operating System : Failed ForumWill this setup run skyrim at ultra? ForumCreative Sound Blaster Recon3D - Did I waste my money? Forum[Solved] Sapphire hd 7850 not being detected in the system More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !