Nostalgic PC Speakers Sound

Discussion in 'Windows XP Games' started by Hunter2021, Apr 12, 2023.

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    Hunter2021

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    Anyone remember the good old days when integrated sound didn't exist and you had to go buy a sound card if you wanted audio to go with your desktop PC? There were some DOS games that could still produce sound thru the built-in internal PC speakers. Examples would be Ken's Labyrinth and Hexxagon. And I think Duke Nukem 1+2 also worked with internal PC speaker.

    So, I noticed the other day when I attempted to install Windows XP on my new mini-ITX PC. If I deleted the Intel Display Audio folder (for HDMI sound output) before installing the graphics drivers, WinRAR started producing beeps thru the built-in internal PC speaker. Gonna try this weekend to see if some DOS games can produce sound thru that internal PC speaker for nostalgia effects...
     
    Hunter2021, Apr 12, 2023
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    tekkaman

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    Commander keen games had sound through internal speakers. There were 6 of them. If I remember correctly I think keen 4 had music.
     
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    Somewhere, I have a small wav file, "31dohs.wav", really old! 386DX, 4 meg ram, 120 meg hdd!
    Was/is Homer Simpson + 31 different Doh's!
    Actually sounded just like on TV!
     
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