Windows® 7 Sound Card Driver
Learn how to resolve issues during the installation of sound card drivers on Windows 7
Sound card is a computer expansion card which facilitates the audio signals to and from the computer. Sound card has many applications in your system include providing the audio component for multimedia applications such as music composition, editing video or audio, presentation etc. You need to install suitable drivers for the proper working of sound card drivers. Your system might face many problems during the installation of sound card driver. The driver you installed in your system need to be compatible with the operating system installed on your computer system. Incompatible drivers might cause many problems. For instance, some of you could not hear sound from your system after the installation of driver. The quality of the sound from the system becomes poor due to the driver issues. Distorted sound might come from the system after the sound card driver is installed.
The points explained below will give you an idea about the issues that you might face during the installation of sound card driver:
- Importance of installing sound card driver
- Driver issues
- Error messages
Importance of installing sound card driver
It is important to install sound card driver on your system for the proper working of the sound card installed on your system. Your system might face many problems if you do not install drivers for sound card in your system. You might not be able to hear sound from the computer’s speakers or headphone. The sound in the system might stop suddenly or may skip or miss in some areas. Your system might not respond after playing a sound. The system may even automatically restart after playing a sound.
For the proper functioning of the audio device, your system need to be installed with an audio driver. The audio device might not work if the driver is not installed properly. You need to use right installation CD for installation of audio driver. You need to install drivers compatible with the operating system installed on your system. If you download it from the Internet, you need to make sure that it is from a trusted website. The audio device might not work properly if the device driver is outdated.
You might get error messages like “Audio driver failed” while installing audio drivers. This might happen when the operating system detects the audio device as unknown. You can fix this issue by restarting the system in Safe Mode and then go to the device manager. You might see a list of drivers installed and check for “Universal UAA Bus driver” and then uninstall it. Then you need to restart your system in normal mode after the installation of driver.
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