Computer Sound Card Help
Updated: 12/20/2017 by Computer Hope
Sound card basics
- What is a sound card?
- What is MIDI?
- All sound related dictionary definitions and terms.
- Do I need a sound card?
- Computer sound card manufacturers and contact information.
- Help and buying tips for purchasing a sound card.
Top sound card questions and answers
- Missing or lost sound in Windows
- How to install a computer sound card.
- How to change, disable, or enable Windows sounds.
- How do I disable my computer's sound?
- Troubleshooting on-board audio.
- How do I remove a computer sound card?
Driver related questions
- What is a driver?
- How do I locate software or drivers for my computer?
- How do I install a computer driver?
- List of sound card drivers.
All other sound card questions and answers
- Low audio everywhere.
- No sound in new game, elsewhere it works fine.
- Poor audio or scratchy sound.
- Missing playback or recording devices in Windows Vista or 7.
- How do I determine if my Full Duplex is enabled?
- Loud pop or crack when turning on computer.
- Getting no sound from audio CDs.
- How can I cut or otherwise edit an MP3 or other audio file?
- What is the rthdcpl.exe file?
- Stuttering sound as Windows 95 and Windows 98 loads.
- Recovering lost sound in Windows 3.1x
- No CD audio through speakers in Windows 3.x.
- How to get sound in MS-DOS.