The 7VM333m-RZ board, using VIA KM266 Pro chipset fails to load the audio drivers provided by Gigabyte. Error message is "AC97 audio not found !". Problem persists even after downloading the audio driver from Gigabyte website.
Anybody else experienced the same problem ? Would appreciate a reply.

Config :
AMD Athlon XP 2000+
256 Mb DDR 266 Mhz
Western Digital 40 Gb Hdd
Samsung SW-252 CD Writer