no sound after loading cmicnfg.cpi sound driver

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by tomshare, Nov 26, 2005.

  1. tomshare

    tomshare Guest

    Sound stopped after loading the Microsoft website download C-Media WDM
    Audio Driver. I have XP Pro and Realtek ALC650 Audio for MSI K7N2-L
    Motherboard on self built computer. I failed to repair after trying
    1.cannot restore system to earlier date (no change after going back a
    2.Cannot restore driver in device manager to earlier drive (no past
    3.Cannot restore after Google search following postings that cleaned
    system using regedit, removed cmirndrv.exe, etc. Removed C-Media in
    device manager and immediately installed Realtec APA397 which was
    downloaded from Realtec website. No sound on reboot and then the
    C-Media driver reinstalled itself.
    4.Can't find Microsoft instructions or other software that repairs
    bad sound drivers.
    What sound driver repair or restore method will work?
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    tomshare, Nov 26, 2005
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