View Full Version : directx sound driver missing.

17-03-2007, 04:27 AM
Hi, I recently removed some programs etc from my PC to aid its speed/performance.

However, I seem to have removed this driver and now I have no sound

I'm not particularly knowledgable when it comes to computer-related problems, so any help is much appreciated. I've done some searches and tried downloading one or two things but no luck.

17-03-2007, 04:36 AM
Hmmmm...methinks I sniff a GAMER!

Aha!...Have you tried the direct-from-the-horses-mouth approach?

Microsoft's Link (http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/default.mspx)

Speedy Gonzales
17-03-2007, 07:01 AM
It sounds like u deleted their folders, not uninstalled them.

NOT a good idea if u did this. It'll screw more than the games up.

Uninstall programs in control add/remove programs

Since DirectX doesnt have a uninstall option.

22-03-2007, 07:37 AM
Thanks, I tried the microsoft link but it said that directx was already installed, yet still I have no sound:(

Speedy Gonzales
22-03-2007, 08:02 AM
Find out what the model/brand of your motherboard is.

It might be the sound drivers that need to be reinstalled.

12-04-2007, 02:21 AM
Okay thanks; how would I do that?:help:

12-04-2007, 03:37 AM
Okay thanks; how would I do that?:help:

Still need help about 20+ days later?


You can see your MOBO if you download and run Belarc Adviser (http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html)....print out the results for future reference and keep it somewhere safe as it contains a lot of info about your system...good for those "repairs" and such where you need a key or ID number. :cool:

You can always see the computer system and windows version by getting into your control panel and clicking on "System"...but that's not a whole lot of info...certainly not the keys and ID stuff you will eventually need BEFORE YOU WOUND YOUR SYSTEM.

18-04-2007, 02:11 AM
Okay, thank you.. My motherboad is apparently.. 'Board: PACKARD BELL BV 1.0'.. I think. Any ideas as to what sound drivers I'd need?

Thanks for indulging a computer illiterate.;)

Speedy Gonzales
18-04-2007, 10:46 AM
Umm is there a sticker or something on the case, with a model number??

Packard Bell BV 1.0 doesnt really tell us anything.

20-04-2007, 11:33 AM
Hmm, there's quite a few sets of numbers, I'll rule out the product key.. Does '00045-830-007-817' mean anything?