Despite the diversity of producersDiscrete and integrated sound cards, as well as a constantly expanding model line, the general data on driver installation will be unchanged. Whether you have a professional sound card or built-in, or even connected via a USB interface - it will not change anything in the process.
This is due to the fact that manufacturers specifically unify the installation of drivers, making it increasingly automated.
First, find out the manufacturer and type of yourSound card, then download the latest driver for the board from its official website. Run the installation file with the extension Exe or Msi. If the driver is packed into a Zip or Rar archive, unzip it and run Setup.exe or Istall.exe files. Follow the instructions of the installation wizard, accept the license agreement and specify the location on the computer where you want to perform the installation.
Restart the computer after the installation is complete,Then check the driver's performance and configure it according to the configuration of your system (number of speakers, headphones, microphone, etc.).
If there is no file in the driver that you downloadedSetup.exe or Istall.exe, and all objects open in text format, right-click on the "My Computer" icon on the desktop. Then in the context menu select "Properties", and in the next - "Additional System Settings-Hardware-Device Manager".
In the tab "Audio / game / video devices"Find the sound card. If it is not there, check the "Unknown Hardware" tab. Right-click on the item responsible for the sound card and select Update / Install driver.
In the appeared wizard click on "InstallDriver from the specified location "(it may be written" Perform a search in the specified location "). Specify the path to the folder in which the previously downloaded driver was previously unpacked, and click "Next".
When the installation is complete, close the Update Setup Wizard and Device Manager. Restart the computer and configure the hardware.
If this method of installation has not yielded results,Repeat items 1 to 4. Then in the appeared window click on the item "Select the driver yourself" ("Manual installation"). Then choose the manufacturer of the sound card and its model, then click "Next". When you are finished, restart the system.