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02-12-2010 03:19 PM
Obviously audio doesn't work after upgrading to Windows 7. I cannot find any DV8000 series sound drivers for Vista or Windows 7 (I assume the Vista ones might work). I've been searching online for hours and have come up with nothing. I'm definitely not the only one with this problem.
Any known solutions?
02-12-2010 11:20 PM
Try one of these. One is for dv8000t and the other is dv8000t cto. They are both 32 bit, but they should work in your 64 bit machine. Assuming that it is. The Vista should work. Just to note that both of them are from 2007 and they may not work, but it's worth a try.
The other thing that may work is to uninstall your old driver and reinstall it again from "SwSetup" under drivers or you can use your driver reinstalation program. Choose drivers of course. By reinstalling your old driver you are creating new registry files with in Windows 7.
If none of the above works you may have to get rid of the old registry files when you uninstall your old driver. CCleaner has a registry tool for this. Use this with caution though as some times deleting registry files may cause problems down the road when you want to reinstall things. How-ever I have used this on my dv8 many times with success.
02-14-2010 10:20 AM
Hey the dv8000t worked! I tried the dv8000t cto before, but could not find the non-cto (I don't know how, since it was right under my nose).
I really appreciate the help. I should have specified that I had tried creating new registry files before to no avail. Anyways, thanks a ton, I really wasn't looking forward to going back to XP.