Where do i get a sound card from?

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Hii

well....

I Formated my computer because of an awwwful virus. and i reinstaled windows XP.
the thing is...that i can't hear anything from my speakers.

Everytime i try to play a song on Windows Media Player a message comes on screen saying:
"Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There might not be a sound device installed on your computer, it might be in use by another program, or it might not be functioning properly."

I went to Sound and Audio Devices Properties and it says:
"No Sound Device".

So i went to the Diagnostic Tool
and it says that:

"No sound card was found. If one is expected, you should install a sound driver provided by the hardware manufacturer."

Well....this is actually wrecking my head...because i don't know the right sound card to instal + i don't know where to get it from. I'm not blonde but i am kinda dumb at this "computer" stuff. xD

hope someone can actually help me out with this thing.

Cheers

Peacey

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What make and model computer do you have? Given that info we can determine the correct driver.
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is a no-brand computer

x(

so...i don't know
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Then we need the make an model of the Motherboard or you can download Belarc Advisor - under Multimedia it will list the audio chip ID.


https://www.belarc.com/products_belarc_advisor
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>.<

i still don't know how to find my MB model

anyway i downloaded that belamarc thing and i thought that may be this is it....correct me if i'm wrong.


Main Circuit Board b:

Board: ALiveXFire-eSATA2..
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. P2.60 04/09/2008




i don't know if this is it....

xD
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The motherboard is manufactured by ASRock and you can find your Realtek sound driver at this site:

http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/ALiveXFire-eSATA2/index.asp?cat=Download

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OMG!!!

it worked!!

thank you sooooo much!!

I couldn't hear anything for months!!

You saved my ears!! :P

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