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Lost sound after reinstall of windows xp

Q: Lost sound after reinstall of windows xp

I know that there are lots of posts on this, but none have helped.

The computer says that everything is working fine, but there is no sound from either the headphone jack or the speakers.

Recently reinstalled windows xp.

Dell Dimension 4600

From the dell site I have reinstalled the drivers for chipset, bios, and audio. Nothing has worked. There are no conflicts that can be seen. Nothing is on mute.

there are 2 audio drivers that I installed:

SoundMax Integrated Audio
Creative Labs

I think that Soundmax is the main one, but neither of them is producing sound.

I have followed all directions from

the website computerhope issues ch000208.htm

with no luck.

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A: Lost sound after reinstall of windows xp

See if Windows reports any problem devices

Make sure all your devices are connected and powered on
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post

Generate a DirectX report

click Start->Run, enter dxdiag
Notice progress in lower left window corner
When done, click Save Information button and save to your Desktop
In TechSpot, use the paper clip icon to attach the reports. (If you don't see icon you may need to first cick Go Advanced)

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Maybe check the control panel, make sure the sound options are not muted, or the volume turned way down.Might also want to make sure the system is using the realtek device as the default sound playback.Edit: Edited to remove unnecessary quote. ~ tg

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and welcome to the Forum



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A:Lost sound after Windows Update

Hello,
You could remove those updates, then use the MS System Restore point which was created just before the Updates were installed, and see if that will solve your problem; if that is the case, then reinstall those updates one at the time to determine which one is causing the issue; rinse and repeat but set that updated to be hidden or ignored; then check the motherboard manufacturer's support forums for a permanent fix
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Quote: Originally Posted by Spenser


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Ziggu

Where your os system resides? In C: or in D:
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scar_crow said:


Hello all. I recently had to reinstall XP on my LG LS50a laptop after a major crash in the system. I have XP pro and after the install I stupidly remembered that I probably should have copied and saved my drivers on something... ooops.I am now missing the following drivers:*Mass Storage Controller*Multimedia Audio Controller*Network Controller*PCI Modem, and*Video Controller (VGA Compatible)I am on a rather strict budget so I can't go out and buy a third party driver finder or anything like that... are there any free ones that can get them for me or is there any other way for me to find them again???Click to expand...
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-user-group-after-reinstall.707689/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-sound-icon-and-no-sound-working.884097/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/266407-no-sound-after-reinstall.html