This is a non-destructive recovery, which recovers factory- shipped programs, drivers, and the operating system without affecting any data files that you may have created since purchasing this PC. It’s worth a thousand words. This will search for a device driver for your hardware. If your PC hard disk is blank or corrupted, press R to perform a full system recovery. If not try download it and I can’t remember the website but google it and then download it and I think it will helps find the unknown device in your PC. Drivers for bit versions of Windows have been very hard to find in the past, but this has improved with the increased use of Vista Windows 7 and 8 and now also with Windows 10 , which all come in bit versions.

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I’d look at presarrio drivers of the two machines one by one and see where they differ; that and looking at this complete thread as several have converted Cs.

MrGordyFeb 7, January 12, at If the computer does not have sound after completing these steps, go to the next step. CNET’s Forum on PC hardware is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.


And I connect it to the computer. Do you know what device it is?

Got the C presario and it came with Vista, then downgrade it to Xp but got everything installed except for the Sound and Modem and they are both on High Definition Please assign your manual to a product: If cevice computer still does not have sound after performing a system recovery, the computer may require service. Oct 05, Compaq Presario Notebook.

Compaq Presario Desktop PCs – Perform a System Recovery on Older Compaq Presario PCs

This type of program will automatically detect and identify all your hardware devices, including unknown devices, and provide the latest drivers available for it. I have also tried uninstalling device and rebooting, still shows up.

If sound is now restored, a software program may have disabled Windows Audio or is preventing Windows Audio from automatically starting when Windows opens.

Use the following steps to reset the On-board Audio setting to Automatic:. January 6, at 7: You can see if the following registry keys are present: Click “Add” to insert your video. Apr 10, Compaq Presario Notebook.

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January 10, at 1: Proffitt Forum moderator October 1, 1: The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable. If Windows does not have a driver for the unknown device, you will need to find and download a driver for the defice device. Look for the name of your sound hardware Creative, Realtek, or some other brand name. Other Devices -Unknown Device.


How to Fix Unknown Device Problems

Please try again now or at a later time. Are you logged in as an admin user when you plug it? February 3, at 3: Also, what Windows version are you using, and does anything happen at all when you plug the iPod touch? Complete Microsoft Windows setup as follows: Since Vista and now also Windows 7, Windows 8 and 10 supports even more devices than Windows XP, you should expect unknown device errors to happen a lot less in later Windows versions.

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