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Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following: Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card! From my research on the web, I believe that dozens of people are experiencing the same problem with the known solutions not working. I have checked that audio services are running at startup and all is well as far as I can tell. This might be the root cause of the problem but I can't find a way to start it. useful reference

Check this by going to: Device Manager > System Drivers This driver may have been lost during an upgrade to Windows XP from another version of Windows such as 98 or Even clicking on an ican made it sound like a fax machine. Wanted to report my problem and send out a thanks! Hi.

Privacy Policy Support Terms of Use PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Hardware > Audio device driver is enabled but has not been started Discussion in 'Windows I 've been reading about how one possible solution requires saving machine.inf (minus line 20), streamci.dll and swenum.sys to an alternate location and something to the effect of removing the "corrupted So let's get on with it.

  • It starts w/ http Jul 31, 2008 #18 virtualaudio TS Rookie MY problem was solved this way: First I suggest everyone to create a System Restore point to have something
  • The problem should be disappeared, you should be able to play sounds.
  • But its ALOT worse than that.
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Replaced the card, tried to back to AC97 onboard. Thanks for your post - I've been trying to tackle the same problem after installing a USB sound device from M-Audio, which allows you to attach a guitar pickup to the I have heard people talking about sending the swenum.sys to each other and was wondering if even could do this for me. We now return you to your regularly scheduled help thread...

Some of the posters said that their problem had gone away when they reinstalled the PnP enumerator, but my PnP is working fine. Oddly, I'm not seeing anything helpful on the Lenovo or Microsoft support sites, and my Googling is turning up mostly nonsense. After running windows update on Saturday, I spent the last 4 nights after work trying to fix my sagetv dvr. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

Then uninstall the following devices: - Microsoft Kernel Audio Splitter - Microsoft Kernel System Audio Device - Microsoft Kernel Wave Audio Mixer - Microsoft WINMM WDM Audio Compatibility Driver 6. Not even knowing what your onboard sound is, I'm 99% certain its better than the audigy LS. Go figure. To make sure you've been following the right procedure checkthis: 1.

VirtualAudio, All I have to say is you rock like white snake! comstopinc, Jul 3, 2005 #3 Guest Guest I am having this problem too. and the options being greyed out is due to the 'Plug & Play Software Device Enumerator' not being installed as a System Driver. The sound card was still not working at this time.

I noticed when I tried to turn up my volume it would say no device is loaded and my sound card was grayed out in Soundcards and other Devices in control http://bigpondguide.com/driver-is/driver-is-enabled-but-has-not-been-started-fix.php The problem should be disappeared, you should be able to play sounds. Basic (WDM)Did not load driver Creative Game PortThat gave me the clue that the problem really is that my sound driversreally weren't loading even though the driver status "Driver is enabledbut Greg Guest I've been fighting a problem for a while where I don't have any audio on the PC.

The others like Voice playback, Sound playback, Sound recording and everything on the Volume tab was grayed out. 1. Any ideas? If it is a creative labs sound card, try uninstalling the drivers, downloadidng and installing the latest driver and seeing if that fixed the problemposted by the_binary_blues at 8:40 AM on this page Windows reinstalled.

About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. Yours Desperately Dr Will Faq December 24th, 2003,10:44 AM #2 No Profile Picture mszrom View Profile View Forum Posts  Junior Member Devshed Newbie (0 - 499 posts)  Join My guess is its a registry or driver problem that> got corrupted in the upgrade.

remove interfering oemXX.inf files in C:\windows\inf if necessary. 4) start in safe mode.

Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules All content Copyright ©2000 - 2015 MajorGeeks.comForum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Similar Topics Driver is enabled but not started Aug 2, 2005 SB Live drivers enabled but not started... marks. (control panel - system - hardware - device manager) mr_flea, Oct 5, 2003 #2 eliphaz Private E-2 Yes I did that. Thanks Jerokes.

Join & Ask a Question Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? I then went back into boot.ini and removed the /fastdetect option. I kept finding the 'Driver is enabled but has not been started' note in the driver tab and decided to throw out a life line, after all attempts at the board Get More Info Driver issues can be funky, and all the big OEMs have different ways of driver implementation.

You may get non signed driver warnings, click continue. 7. I have been going crazy. mine is...i tried it anyway, and didn't work. I then uninstalled the Creative SB Live!

If that doesn't help, try reinstalling the driver swenum.sys. I have tried the other solution, and nothing seems to work. Sites MetaFilter AskMeFi FanFare Projects Music Jobs IRL MetaTalk Best Of Podcast Links Home FAQ About Archives Tags Popular Random Wiki Search Chat Labs Members Sign Up Log In Search MetaFilter… Thanks, theotterofdoom theotterofdoom, Jan 31, 2008 #7 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

Name the file "filename.arn" (filename could be any name) You might want to zip the arn file before posting it here for further analysis. Go to control panel and select Sound,Speach, and Audio Devices. When I get to the "Add hardware" where I have the "Have Disk", what hardware am I adding to replace the PnP software enum? so no one?

Faq January 5th, 2004,02:33 PM #4 No Profile Picture robj View Profile View Forum Posts  Junior Member Devshed Newbie (0 - 499 posts)  Join Date Jan 2004 Posts