In windows xp, if we have to be compelled to run a high definition audio ( hda ) device, you can got to install the universal audio design ( uaa ) high definition audio category driver. this can be either the kb835221 ( for sp1 ) or the newer kb888111 ( for sp2 or sp1 ).
in spite of this, this doesn't work for your personal latest windows xp service pack three unleash candidate unleash. if youve already tried installing the windows xp service pack three unleash candidate v3264 with a high definition audio ( hda ) device located within pc, ill bet you could have encountered issues with the audio drivers as i did.
once you attempt installing the kb888111 that works for sp1 and sp2, it won't work for service pack three, a minimum of for your personal current sp3 rc v3264. instead, you will just be prompted with a message saying that the current service pack installed is newer than the fix you are attempting to apply. even the older kb835221 doesn't work.
it's like microsoft forgot to feature the universal audio design ( uaa ) driver for high definition audio devices in the newest unleash candidate of the windows xp service pack three. we hope they won't forget to feature it directly into final unleash. fortunately, all isn't lost. there's a secret to fix this problem for your personal current unleash candidate.
you'll attempt tinkering with the universal audio design drivers inf file to take your windows xp sp3 suppose that the driver is supposed as being installed on service pack three. redxii from msfn forum did barely that and created a modified kb888111 driver that is on the market for download. before i tried it out, i found that the feedbacks were all positive !
i tried it on my windows xp sp3 system and this worked ! barely download the 7z ( 7zip ) file or zip file below, extract it and after that right-click at the ? mark at the device manager where your high definition audio ( hda ) device is located and reinstall the driver by pointing in the folder you extracted the files to. when thats done, install the audio driver for your motherboard. thats it !
if you do would like the fix ( or add-on, as its known as ), you'll download it from any one among the 2 links below. have fun with service pack three !
Download (right-click and save) :
Fix for KB888111 for Windows XP SP3 RC v3264 (Original)
Fix for KB888111 for Windows XP SP3 RC v3264 (Mirror)