January 10th, 2014, 04:06 PM
Thank for the backup advice. Had already thought about looking up any other known issues with Nuance or forums - so this topic should be done.
January 10th, 2014, 02:53 PM
Okay, literally 24 hours to the minute and I'm back on.
Long story short, the battery did seem to reset everything back to April 2006 and i had to load up Windows, Security, sound and updates at...
January 9th, 2014, 10:23 AM
Won't let me do this, though I have the disks, I have put Windows 7 on it and to unmesh the two drives had to sort the RAID out - as I recall even before that it wouldn't let me so I did the RAID to...
January 8th, 2014, 06:27 PM
Will take the pictures - might not have time to do it tonight - have been waiting for a call coz of neighbour trouble and have things to do as ell with the PC. Will let you know (thouhg might not be...
January 8th, 2014, 04:19 PM
OKay, thanks for the information on putting an OS on a DVD/USB drive etc. I did that so can use that in the future too.
The USB sound card I got seems to be working as I hear the crackle from...
January 6th, 2014, 06:34 PM
Looks like its hardware for me, I have ordered a USB flash drive sound card and will see if thats any good. Should be coming tomorrow.
January 4th, 2014, 05:15 PM
I'm thinking of just getting a simple sound card for testing, like a USB one so i have something and can test it like this from Amazon...
January 4th, 2014, 04:45 PM
Okay, done that all now - took 4 hours. Looks the same and sound off.
Can see the sound moving and can't hear it like before, Device Manager is all clear.
Sound card gone perhaps?
January 4th, 2014, 12:31 PM
Lol I was already uninstalling and saw this message - so will try again once its done. Thanks
January 4th, 2014, 12:04 PM
Thanks, looked promising and have tried it but it says my version of Windows is now too much newer than the copy I am trying to install so it won't let me :-( very disappointing. I'm looking into...
January 4th, 2014, 08:21 AM
Well, still having no luck. Am thinking of reformatting. This is a last ditch step and of course may not even work.
January 3rd, 2014, 05:25 PM
I have a Dell 9150 desktop PC from 2006. All sounds from the speaker have completely cut out.
This PC has been upgraded to Windows 7 which knocked out the original onboard sound and so...