I thought somebody in this thread gave a detailed set-up but I cannot trace it as it was perfect for me and I want to copy it out for posterity. Cougar It stopped my sound card from working too Kat its a file in the by C-Media. I have already deleted the new user I created to see if music would play. 0 auggief 10 Years Ago I went into safe mode and used Adminstrator to log in. The file may be found in the following path: C:\Windows\System 32\cmicnfg.cpl.
The faults I'll describe are not due to hardware or malware of any kind. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. Not many people realize the registry is a part of Windows, but it's a database & one of the most important components inside your system. This will open up the Registry window. check these guys out
Click here to see them all. Siberian 1 849 posts since Jan 2008 Community Member More Recommended Articles About Us Contact Us Donate Advertising Vendor Program Terms of Service Newsletter Archive Community Forums Recent Articles © 2002 Once you have done that, search for all the keys that are related to cmaudio and C-Media, and delete them from the Registry. Sunday, October 19, 2008 6:07 AM 0 Sign in to vote Thanks mmak_leo, this was very helpful.
OK, made sure all files were deleted and registry entries gone, right? Good luck. You probably need to reload your sound card's drivers in addition to the advice of JCBoy Phils. The file is a module of the process that displays a control panel applet on the System Tray.
If not, you can go back to that "Start Windows" sound and hit "Browse" and replace it with a sound that does work, perhaps. Once you have done that, delete the cmaudio string. MiketheBook 140 posts since May 2008 Community Member Junction with OneDrive Last Post 1 Week Ago I have a problem with OneDrive. http://www.file.net/process/cmicnfg.cpl.html Generated Sat, 19 Nov 2016 17:40:24 GMT by s_mf18 (squid/3.5.20) Sign in Microsoft.com United States (English) Australia (English)Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Danmark (Dansk)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)Magyarország (Magyar)Nederland (Nederlands)Polska (Polski)România (Română)Singapore (English)Türkiye
Of course it's always good to share the wealth. But this is something XP will always do when you log on, for those that may be wondering why it always re-installs at startup, is a hardware detection. To get the latest version of the requested update simply download and run Driver Reviver. Therefore, you should check the cmicnfg.cpl process on your PC to see if it is a threat.
If your sound was working perfectly before this, you are done. check my blog Franc (further information) Received it after official upgrading via Microsoft BeKa Any item which has a cpl ending should be a control panel item, in this case it's All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Home Driver DownloadsDriver ErrorsSpyware RemovalAbout Contact Us Sitemap How To Fix The Cmicnfg.Cpl Error The Cmicnfg.Cpl is a Windows Control Panel file, It is highly recommended that you create a backup of the registry just in case you make a mistake and you need to go back.
BleepingComputer.com will not be held responsible if changes you make cause a system failure. Comments MartyMcFly: Well said, and good post throughout, MartyMcFly 0 auggief 10 Years Ago I did all the things in the registry etc to get rid of C-Media. In the System Properties dialog box, open the Hardware tab. We recommend SecurityTaskManager for verifying your computer's security.
Ask me a question and comment on my posts. It should install a generic "Multimedia Audio Controller" instead of the "C-Media WDM Audio Driver", though you might see that C-Media Audio for just an instant before it reverts back to This way you can be logged in as "Administrator" and out of your old profile, and don't have to create any unnecessary profiles/accounts on the machine. Download this remove utility from http://ekiis.com/Freesoft/binary/remove11.zip and run the file you find in the zip file - it can be ran without extracting it from the zip.
Have some other things SP2 messed up that I think I'm gonna just fix with a re-install rather than taking the weeks to find one cab file that has what I'm has anyone got any advice on how I fix the thing Thursday, January 08, 2009 1:45 AM © 2016 Microsoft Corporation. Long shot, but good to check: Control Panel, Sounds and Audio Devices, Sounds tab.
got it working again by rolling back driver in device manager but this error lingered on every boot up since then. 0 jwshepherd 11 Years Ago I'm sure your vigilance has I have an American Megatrends mother board 07.00t 04/02/01 ECS K7S5A 1.0. C-Media could not finish installing. windows-nt-2000-xp Comments ziad.kandalaft: Thanks solved navyjax2 -1 53 posts since Jun 2005 Community Member 28Contributors 60Replies 71Views 11 YearsDiscussion Span 5 Years Ago Last Post by Arniesdad 0 Discussion Starter navyjax2
The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. From here you can download your specific Realtek AC'97 Audio Driver setup.exe file here or use your motherboard's installation CD to re-install and you should have sound again. In this case, if the C-Media wasn't working, it can be bad, if C-Media is removed without re-installing a good driver, since XP will be auto-reloading bad files. Is this a virus or other security concern?
That said, the idea of having XP installed on a separate partition or hard drive in the same computer is a great idea to take care of issues like this, though MS NVidia updates disable your NVidia video card too! it is apear "eror acces is denied" emanuel Part of C-Media driver - MS update installed in incorrectly! An example would be "svchost.exe" - which doesn't appear in either under normal conditions but does via CTRL+ALT+DEL.
I didn't find out about that part myself until I posted it, where and when I posted it. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling All rights reserved. Go to the registry.
The specified module could not be found.” There were also instances where users encountered the Blue Screen of Death.