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deadhedjim

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    soundcard confusion
    « on: December 19, 2010, 10:36:40 AM »
    i am using a cmedia soundcard & am able to play through speakers but not able to stream on the web, i've updated it via windows update site & cnet yet driver detective tells me it is out of date. Any help is much appreciated.

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    Re: soundcard confusion
    « Reply #1 on: December 20, 2010, 10:42:02 PM »
    There are better ways of finding appropriate/correct drivers rather than using any driver agent. You might be having driver conflicts leading to internet connection problem. It will be much clearer if you specify your computer brand/model/specs,components and what lead to this issue? Have you tried directly to any manufacturing sites for support?

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      Re: soundcard confusion
      « Reply #2 on: December 21, 2010, 10:47:30 AM »
      the pc is a dell dimension e521  xp professional, soundcard is a cmedia cmi8738c3dx. Ive been to the cmedia site there is no support help offered. I did have to do system restore prior to this issue.

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      Re: soundcard confusion
      « Reply #3 on: December 21, 2010, 11:02:08 AM »
      DO NOT USE THIRD PARTY APPS TO UPDATE DRIVERS.

      There is no such thing as an out of date driver. If you are not having any problems, do not update drivers. They should only be updated if and when there is a specific need or reason to do so.

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        Re: soundcard confusion
        « Reply #4 on: December 21, 2010, 11:05:24 AM »
        it was updated automaticaly via windows update site after doing the system restore. I do have sound through onboard speakers just not able to stream on the web.

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        Re: soundcard confusion
        « Reply #5 on: December 21, 2010, 11:11:01 AM »
        Never use Windows Update for drivers. Drivers should only be obtained from the OEM web sites.

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          Re: soundcard confusion
          « Reply #6 on: December 21, 2010, 11:12:05 AM »
          is there a listing for oem sites available ?

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          Re: soundcard confusion
          « Reply #7 on: December 21, 2010, 11:36:52 AM »
          Whoever manufactured your sound card is the oem (original equipment manufacturer).

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            Re: soundcard confusion
            « Reply #8 on: December 21, 2010, 11:39:04 AM »
            Thanks Allan i've been to cmedia site & they offer no support for consumers.

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            Re: soundcard confusion
            « Reply #9 on: December 21, 2010, 11:44:52 AM »