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25-03-2002, 01:15 AM
I have recentlyre-installed my (Win98) machine from scratch, and now have this iritating problem with my sound card. It works fine, until I do anything that makes a sound, at which point, all I get is a rapidly repeating sound, much like a stuck CD...

I have tracked down the most up to date drivers for my ES1938 sound card, pulled it out, re-installed it, changed it from one slot to another, but still nothing will stop this infernal noise...! Someone please help me before I cover it in lighter fluid and have a sacrificial burning...!!

Many Thanks

27-03-2002, 02:01 PM
Sounds like the sound card is conflicting with another piece of hardware. Check in the Device Manager to make sure it has its own IRQ etc

01-04-2002, 12:07 AM
Chances are it's been allocated IRQ9 (shared with ACPI) - this will cause it grief. Force it to another IRQ with device manager (usually sound cards can share an IRQ (but not IRQ9) with other devices).