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i'm trying to install the audio driver for my laptop and having problems. everything works great except for no audio. i locate the file, download it, try to open it, and this is what i get:

Archive:  /home/barry/Downloads/Audio_Conexant_v.6.14.10.575_XPx86/HXFSetup.exe
[/home/barry/Downloads/Audio_Conexant_v.6.14.10.575_XPx86/HXFSetup.exe]
  End-of-central-directory signature not found.  Either this file is not
  a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive.  In the
  latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
  the last disk(s) of this archive.
zipinfo:  cannot find zipfile directory in one of /home/barry/Downloads/Audio_Conexant_v.6.14.10.575_XPx86/HXFSetup.exe or
          /home/barry/Downloads/Audio_Conexant_v.6.14.10.575_XPx86/HXFSetup.exe.zip, and cannot find /home/barry/Downloads/Audio_Conexant_v.6.14.10.575_XPx86/HXFSetup.exe.ZIP, period.

can anyone help me out here? thanks

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Your trying to install a Windows driver. These drivers won't work on Ubuntu. Usually, the necessary driver just works out of the box. Please open the Terminal application and enter the following command: sudo aplay -l to see the current audio devices in use and post the output. –  phoibos Oct 10 '12 at 15:38
    
Could you please reference your exact Laptop model number? –  TardisGuy Oct 10 '12 at 15:58
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