To make in the BIOS any changes, you first need to enter it. To log into the base system I / o can be used in a variety of keys: Del, Esc, F1, F2, F3, F10. Sometimes used shortcuts: Ctrl+Alt+Esc, Ctrl+Alt+Del, Ctrl+Alt+Ins, Fn+F1. Often at the start of a tooltip – for example, Press Del to enter setup.
After you enter the BIOS, find the section Integrated Periferals and look for it in the sound card. If there is a value of Disabled (disabled), change it to Enabled (enabled). Save the changes by pressing F10. In the resulting confirmation window, click Yes or type Y and press enter.
Note that to include in the BIOS the integrated sound card is not required, the system detects it. If your computer has no sound, the problem may be not related to the BIOS. Before you open the base system I / o should check to see whether the operating system sound card.
Click on the desktop, right-click the icon "My computer" and select the context menu item "Properties". In the opened window click the "Hardware" - "device Manager". Locate the line "Sound, video and game controllers".
In that case, if there are devices marked with yellow question or exclamation mark, the problem with no audio will be solved after installing the device driver. Most often it is Realtek High Definition Audio. The driver can be found in the Internet or the installation disk with the operating system.
Note that on the installation disk of the driver packs are usually in zip files. Find archives of the drivers by name single pack with sound drivers. Unzip it to a folder on the computer, and then start the driver and specify as the source folder you want. After finishing the installation, restart the computer.
Advice 2: How to disable sound card in bios
On each motherboard has a built-in sound card. In General, these fees are pretty high quality. But if you want to use your computer as a music center, the sound quality is very important for you, then you should install a discrete sound card. But first, in the BIOS menu you need to disable the integrated sound card.
You will need
- - computer with Windows.
First, you need to enter the BIOS menu. To do this, immediately after turning on the computer (once the system starts to load) press the Del key. On some models of motherboards is this key can be used different. Read more to learn with what keys you will be able to access the BIOS menu you can from the manual to your motherboard.
After opening the BIOS you need to find a menu where you can see the list is integrated into the motherboard devices. On different BIOS versions this menu may be in different sections. The title of this section may also be slightly different. You should focus on the one that Intergrated the word, that is "Integrated".
Also find this section can help you with the manual to the motherboard. In it, find the section describing the BIOS menu. If you are after buying a computer, updated the BIOS, the user manual may not coincide with its updated version.
Once you find a section with integrated devices, you'll need to find a sound card. Most likely, this line is called Sound Card. In this case, you need to focus on the word Sound or Audio. Opposite to this row there is a model name built-in sound card. Select this device and press Enter. Then select Disabled, which means Disabled.
Now you need to exit the BIOS and save the settings. To do this, choose Save and Exit. On older versions of the BIOS when you exit, a dialog box appears with a request to save the settings. Just press Y, and then your computer restarts and built-in sound card will be disabled. If for any reason you will need to re-enable it, for example, in case of breakage selectable, then change the Disabled value to the value Enable.
Advice 3: How to disable integrated sound card in BIOS
A modern motherboard has an integrated sound card. Additional sound card often need to connect to a PC powerful speaker system. Sometimes it is put as a replacement of the native that failed. In some cases, due to the installation of additional cards with sound problems, and disabling the integrated sound card through the device Manager is not always effective. Then the trip have to perform in the BIOS.
First, you need to enter the BIOS. To do this, turn on the computer and before the loading screen operating system, click one of the buttons of the keyboard or a combination thereof. Often used Delete key (the new version of AwardBIOS, AMI BIOS, Phoenix BIOS on most PCs), F1 (some models of Sony, Lenovo, Toshiba, Packard Bell), F2 (some Lenovo, Packard Bell, Acer, Sony Vaio), F11 (some HP), Esc (Toshiba, HP or Dell). On the first loading screen is usually given a hint, which key or combination is required to pinch, to get into the me BIOS (a message Press *** to Enter Setup).
After successfully entering the BIOS, look for, responsible for the management of embedded devices. His name may be different in different BIOS versions. You need to look Intergrated Peripherials. If not, the item of Advanced Chipset Features or select Onboard devices.
Integrated in the list of boards, select the built-in sound card. It will be called Realtek Audio, AC97, Onboard Sound or Audio (depends on the BIOS and the type of sound card). This component must choose and place it in a state from Disable to Enable.
After the changes, exit the BIOS by saving the settings. For this there is an Exit option and save changes, which in many BIOS versions you can call up by pressing F10. The computer after the operation will reload itself, then the built-in sound card will be disabled.