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Spotify won't play music because of a problem with my sound?

Q: Spotify won't play music because of a problem with my sound?

i was watching some videos online and i tried to mute sounds from all the other stuff i was using at the tim and now i go back to my spotify and its says it cant play music because there is a problem with the sound card what do i do?

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A: Spotify won't play music because of a problem with my sound?

Can you take a screen shot of the actual error message and post it? You might just have to re-install the sound card driver, but who knows you haven't given enough info yet to give you a good answer.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/spotify-wont-play-music-because-of-a-problem-with-my-sound.155625/
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A:Videos won't play. Can't connect to skype. Spotify won't play. Please help.

what windows version

why not do a restore?

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A:How to play music 5.1 surround sound (6ch)

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A:Sound plays but won't play music.

In the lower right corner, on the task bar by the clock, there should be a little icon that looks like a speaker. Single-clicking on it will reveal a master volume fader. Double-clicking on it should bring up an advanced mixer with several faders for different audio types/sources, such as Line-In, Wave, and others. I haven't used XP for a while but if memory serves, there is a menu in the top left corner of the mixer where you can click File>Properties. Inside properties you'll be given a list of all possible output sources, some of which may not be checked. Add a check mark to all items that are empty, click OK. The mixer should expand to show more sources. Make sure nothing is muted and that the volume levels are somewhere around 80%. If the audio you're trying to play back still doesn't work the next thing I would check is to see if you have the correct drivers installed for the sound card. Go to Creative Labs website, look up a support page for your card and find drivers that are compatible with Windows XP.

One other thing to check, and I'm not sure if this even exists in Windows XP, but in Windows 7 inside the Control Panel there is a Sound icon you can click on. This will show you a list of available sound output devices. It is possible that your computer has on-board (sound built into the motherboard) in addition to the X-Fi and when you're playing audio back it is sending it out the wrong sound card. So what you need to do is either disable the other sound card so it can't be used, set the X-Fi as the primary or something like that. One other way to check and see if this is the case is to go to Control Panel > System > Hardware Tab > Device Manager. Within Device Manager, expand the "Sound, Video and game controllers" section to see if there are multiple devices listed. If you see a "High Definition Audio Device" listed in addition to the X-Fi card, or something like that, right click on the high definition audio device and then click Disable. Then reboot.
 

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Welcome Daspawnx!

I'm not quite sure what you want to do. Do you have an external device you are wanting to hook up and play through the speakers?

Try hooking the device up, and open Windows Media Player. In the left pane, see if you can find your device.

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16 bit, 16Khz is not a valid Windows format from what I see. 16 bit 44.1Khz is the lowest wav format (this is "CD" quality). I looked at my RealTek and that was the lowest I could go.

Possibly this is the problem?

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A:Can I play music/sound at the Vista Logon Screen?

go into control panel. click on sound and then change the sound file for windows logon.
 

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-Edit- The previous error you see in the screencap is the other BSOD that I described to you. The minor one that I knew how to deal with.
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A:no sound, music files will not play. error code 39 on drivers

Looks to me as if all your basic Windows sound, video and game controller components are missing...no sound devices installed.

<<I have tried to reinstall drivers, with no change to problem>>

Just what did you do...what error messages did you receive?

System manufacturer and model?

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anyone??
 

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ok.. looking at the microsoft service pack updates i find that there seems to be only a sp1 for windows 7..? also as an addition there are no question marks showing in device manager either

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A:PC keeps losing sound randomly everytime i play music & movies

Forget the DVD...are the sound functions otherwise...satisfactory?

Playi music using headphones?

Try computer speakers with the soundcard output?

I'd try running the sound troubleshooter in each of those modes.

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A:Need help:Problem of play music

What audio driver did you install? Could you supply is with a version number and name etc.?
 

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A:Whenever I play loud music, my laptop freezes and makes a LOUD sound??

Your computer may be overheating. Blow all the fans out with a can of compressed air. Consider a laptop cooler.
Does this happen if you listen to music through headphones?

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A:My Computer Freezes when i play game online or play music

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A:Another Win 8 sound problem - music stutter

As you have a Gigabyte motherboard, do you have the Gigabyte "Easy Tune" installed? That can cause major latency spikes. I mistakenly installed it on my new system, with a Gigabyte motherboard, that I use for my recording studio. After uninstalling Easy Tune, my latency was very low and no spikes.

The program to check is the DPC Latency Checker DPC Latency Checker

I had an issue with my previous PC with some spikes that were caused by Google Chrome's updater.

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I solved this problem myself: (which took the sony vaio tech support for more than 3 hr(twice chat, two email). and kept unsolved.)
There is distorted music sound e.g. when you listen to the iTunes, and when the window start up and off after they help me with reinstall the ?roxio DVD writer?.

Go to Device Manager, the ?device manager? could be reached by ?run? ?devmgmt.msc? or right click my computer, ?property?, ?hardware? tab, ?device manager?.
find Primary IDE Channel of IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers,
right click the primary IDE channel, click properties. In the advanced settings, choose ?DMA if available? instead of ?PIO only?.

Uninstall the IDE driver.

After twice restart automatically, it will solved the problem of ?distorted sound?.

Useful link:
1. http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6122_102...hreadID=169036
2. http://forum.digital-digest.com/showthread.php?t=61905

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Open Spotify, click the Edit menu, and select Preferences. Scroll all the way to the bottom, and select the option labelled "Don't open automatically." If there's an 'OK' or 'Save changes' button, click that before closing the window.
 

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A:Spotify Problem

Maybe this: http://community.spotify.com/t5/Des...d-Spotify-can-t-play-music/td-p/103489/page/2

Or try this: in Spotify, click the Edit menu and select Preferences. Scroll down to the "Playback" section, and UNtick the option labeled "Use hardware acceleration." You might need to restart Spotify after that, then try playing music again.
 

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A:Can't play music

Go to:

Control Panel
Default Programs
Set Associations

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A:Music CD's won't play. Please help.

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it's probably the new 'feature' to make them harder to rip to PC. You'll also probably find that it won't play in some 'more clever' car stereos as well.

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let;s try this for simple starters

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Please do not post all over the place. Keep replying to this thread.

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=223299
 

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You can't format a CD-R disk. And formatting means erasing, so that certainly wouldn't help.

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A:I can't play any music files

Hi -

If the problem appears to be tied to Google Chrome - get rid of it.

See if same issues occur under IE8 or FireFox.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi, Please write down the format your camcoder uses as well,Nevertheless, if all you want to do is view the camcoder files on your notebook and the format isn't supported, go for a 3rd party app known as VLC media player as it has all the codecs pre-installed.install it and start going through your videos.Good luck & please reply if it didn't work!




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welcome to tsf

go on line

start - run - type msconfig -hit enter

see if the running processes look alright to you, and if not, post them here

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Originally Posted by Java


Hello I have used a site on the web named "Patchy") tonight when I tried to play a song got this msg:

This file does not have a program associated with it for performing. This action creates an association in the set association in the control panel

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That error message is just saying your computer doesnt know what app to open the music with. You need to go into default program control panel and associate the file typw with the app (player) you want to use.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/unable-to-play-music-cds-in-cd-rom.77899/
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