A High Definition (HD) audio device may not play audio files after you update the BIOS on a Windows Vista-based computer.


This problem occurs because the BIOS update changes the pin configuration of the HD audio device.


To resolve this problem, you must reinstall the drivers for the HD audio device, and then restart the computer.

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