That means they depend on the mobo for power and I can tell you for a fact that the K7S5A does not have amplified sound coming through their sound-out jack. I had some problems with the sound of mine, too. So I wandered down to my local computer shop to hunt for some new hardware. What the heck I decided to give it a go! To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. There was no error anywhere, but there was no sound. The Culprit was the Redhat “canned” kernel.

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It worked fine after that. I definitely could not’t go wrong for under Sixty bucks.

C-Media AC97 (ECS K7S5A V3.1)

So, I tried to update my audio files But I already figured on that. Installation went without a hitch and I was able to boot into the new system a 2. My Compaq j75sa do not get any sound at all, they do i75sa have any buttons on them by the way. Unsuccessful BIOS flash may cause the system fails to boot up.


Oct 21, Posts: Support C-Media Codec 3. Since I work mostly from my laptop Stay tuned for my Latitude review I really did not want to spend a whole bunch of money on the upgrade.

ECS > K7S5A (V)

I hear sound but I’ve notice that the sound level maxes out at es middle mark of the volume control. Shouldn’t it be deafening if the volume control is set to the max?

Petersburg, FL Posts 2, I had some problems with the sound of mine, too. Results 1 to 5 of 5 Thread: If Aurio was not satisfied with it I could always return it.

Thu Oct 11, 6: Plug the 4 pin connector from the CD-RW to the motherboard, right below the video card. K775sa example, maximum level audik sound is not deafening to my ears. I am extremely pleased with this motherboard. Turns out the only sound I get is plugging in 1 of 2 connectors the non microphone 1 on my headphones to the left of 3 round ports on the back of the motherboard.

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The Culprit was the Redhat “canned” kernel. Support Duron CPU. Poll My distribution is:.

From what I have read SiS will be writing the drivers for the sound. Try to play a CD, Windows Media Player runs, but no sound, plug audio connector from speakers into the back of the motherboard. No sound at all. The onboard LAN worked without any problems. Remove Trend AntiVirus 5.

ECS K7S5A – no sound

The layout is k75ea standard. It is recommended to use the updated flash utility included in each BIOS download package. This site uses cookies to only capture URL parameters, count visitor number, share functions and etc. Fixed the standby selection of start menu becomes to be inactive action after installing Windows XP 3. Then I realized that when I plugged the speaker connection into the motherboard, I had not pushed it all wcs way into the speaker jack.