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Windows NT 4.0 Driver for OPTi 82c931 Fails in Windows 2000

Article ID: 247283

Article Last Modified on 9/27/2007


  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition

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When you try to use the OPTi 82c93x audio driver for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation in Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional or Microsoft Windows 2000 Server. You are not able to install the OPTi 82c931 audio device.


This behavior occurs because OPTi, Inc. does not make audio drivers for use with Windows 2000.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional and Windows 2000 Server.


For more information about OPTi audio drivers, visit the following OPTi, Inc. Web site at:

The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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