"Install the drivers needed so that the Windows XP sound works."
If you have installed Windows XP directly on your PC you will have tested the sound and found it works correctly. But, if you have installed it on top (even though you format it) of Windows 98 or 2000 you´ll see that the sound doesn't work and isn't detected. For this you need Realtek AC97 4.02. As you can clearly guess just from the name, Realtek AC97 4.02 is a program which installs the necessary drivers easily and quickly so that the sound functions in XP when it didn't before, and it wasn't even detected.
These Realtek AC97 4.02 are universal drivers, so it doesn't matter what type of sound card you have, as they work with the vast majority. This program is very easy to download, install and then use, through its friendly and intuitive user interface. You don't need any technical experience at all to get the most out of it.
So there you have it. If you want to make sure you have the right drivers for your soundcard, then you need a program like this Realtek AC97 4.02. And best of all is that you can download it for free! What are you waiting for?