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Q: Lost sound device

The sound device for muting and volume control has disapeared from my system tray.
It is checked in all the right places but wont show up and it will not play in the browser. When I try and watch a news video in cnn.com or msnbc.com etc. Please help, running XP media center on Toshiba Quosmio

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A: Lost sound device

is it the icon that looks like a grey speaker?

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-sound-device.644983/
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THE FOLLOWING IS THE MESSAGE I GET WHEN TRYING TO PLAY ANYTHING RATHER ITS WINDOWS OR REALPLAYER. WHEN I GO TO CONTROL PANEL SOUNDS HARDWARE I CANT CLICK ON THE OPTIONS TO ENABLE TGHIS DEVICE
Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There may not be a sound device installed on your computer, it may be in use by another program, or it may not be functioning properly.
THIS IS MY COMPUTER INFO

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 2800+, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1983 Mb
Graphics Card: VIA/S3G UniChrome Pro IGP , 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 114463 MB, Free - 46025 MB;
Motherboard: , K8M800-M2, ,
Antivirus: Symantec Endpoint Protection, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:No sound device lost big time

Here's your motherboard:

Home > Products > Motherboard > Socket 754

I'm assuming you're using the onboard sound, so here's the driver: (I'm also assuming you're in the USA):

Driver Name RealTek Codec Sound on board driver
Version 3.98(6220)
Release Date 2007/02/07
Update Description
Special Note
File Size 30.5MB
Support O.S Windows 98 ; Windows Me ; Windows 2000 ; Windows XP 32bit edition ; Windows XP 64bit edition

You'll need to use WinRAR or WinZIP to open the *.ZIP file
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-sound-device-lost-big-time.948371/
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A:lost sound device after re-install

did you go to the computer manufacturers website and download their drivers for your specific system? Also did you make sure your sound is not on mute?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/lost-sound-device-after-re-install-294584.html
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A:NO SOUND-windows media device lost

first we need some specs on the computer and when you started having this prob. what type of media card you have and so forth and how long have you had your computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-sound-windows-media-device-lost.538629/
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What additional info might the list need to help solve this?

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A:Onboard sound but 'No Audio Device' in device properties

Sometimes kids overdrive the audio chips until they overheat and burn out. If burned out, it will not detect.
Might be time to disable the onboard sound and install an external sound card and software.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/onboard-sound-but-no-audio-device-in-device-properties.149588/
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A:Lost sound after a computer crash, shows sound working but can't hear a thing!

I've seen that before. Try uninstalling then re-installing the drivers. Worked for me.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/537902/lost-sound-after-a-computer-crash-shows-sound-working-but-cant-hear-a-thing/
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A:Sound device disabled, now gone from device Manager

Try running Everest and have it create a report and then attach that to your next post.

Download link is available in my signature.

Is this an OEM computer or custom built? If OEM - Make & Model would be helpful.

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Recently when switched on it showed red cross on volume device. When I checked in device manager the sound video & Game controller has disappeared.

I checked most of the site but unable to install the exact driver.

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Please help me whether it is an issue with Sound Card or with driver.

A:Missing Sound Video & Game Controller in Device Manager, no sound

Just download Realtek High Definition Audio Codec (Windows Vista / Windows 7 32-bit) - Reviews and free Realtek High Definition Audio Codec (Windows Vista / Windows 7 32-bit) downloads at CNET Download.com I hope its help..

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/208877-missing-sound-video-game-controller-device-manager-no-sound.html
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I have a similar fault with SB Xtreem Music - downloading the latest driver (2.18.0013) sems to corrupt Windows Audio file and it also prevents me from accessing the Control Panel, do you have this fault? otherwise sound is ok.
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A:Can't record my line in sound, using USB sound device and windows 7

Hi Coolman12 and welcome to the forum!

I did some digging regarding your Zalman ZM-RSSC, unfortunately zalman never released vista driver support for it. If you were able to make it work for Vista, you're chances to make it work for Windows 7, that pretty much tells you that you're out of luck

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Cheers

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A:LOST sound icon and no sound working

go to sound and audio devices in control panel in the properties window click place volume control on the task bar once you can open the sound controls check none are in mute option.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-sound-icon-and-no-sound-working.884097/
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A:No sound device in device manager, no lan

Hve you made any changes in the BIOS that could account for the missing devices?
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A:C-Media CM6501 Like Sound Device - no sound

It may be time to install a simple low cost PCI sound card. When you do this, be sure to turn off the failed onboard sound in the motherboards bios
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/c-media-cm6501-like-sound-device-no-sound.131938/
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A:Dell OptiPlex 755 No Audio Output device and no Sound/Audio in Device Manager

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A:Lost Audio Device

hiya,have you tried a vista driver if one is available for your audio,worth a shot
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-audio-device.1011639/
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A:Lost Device Manager

and welcome to the Forum

Norton can do a lot of bad things to a system . . particularly if it is already infected.

Try some of the alternate methods here:

Open Device Manager

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A:Lost USB2 Device.

Unplug ALL USB devices.
Open Device Manager.
View, Show Hidden Devices.
Uninstall all devices under USB Controllers.
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If you have a yellow ? with unknown devices, uninstall all of the entries there as well.

When this is done, reboot TWICE.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-usb2-device.294372/
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A:Lost Playback Device

go to device manager update your driver there. When it asks if you want to look on the internet say no. Browse to the downloaded file you downloaded from their site
http://forum.notebookreview.com/gate...4-13-09-a.html
This thread might help as well

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A:I have lost Network Device

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A:lost device icons

nizmaro said:

for some unknown reason "My computer" window no longer shows some of my devixe icons
ie; device A.. floppy disc shows device C ..hard drive shows device D/E cd/dvd show
others that did show and now dont are for my sd card etc which used to show .F,G,H,I,J
stumped i am!!Click to expand...

Hi nizmaro.
Try this.Restart your pc/as soon as your bios screen disappears hit F8 scroll up to start Computer at last good configeration hit enter/then hit enter again if required and see how that goes if that dont work Go start/all programs/accessories/system tools/system restore/pick restore my computer to an earlier time/pick a date in bold print before your trouble started then click Next
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Rex
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-device-icons.509053/
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A:Direct 3D device lost problem

Hmm....in looking at your system specs, I see one possible weak point, the 350w power supply. Granted, it's an Antec, so the quality is there, but I don't really know if 350w is enough for a 64-bit CPU, an x800XL, and other stuff as well. That Direct3D error can be caused by power management problems, so it sounds like a possible candidate to me.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/direct-3d-device-lost-problem.431030/
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A:Lost Sound and the Sound Icon

what operating system

Machine make and model, or at least sound card make and model

Any problems showing up in device manager??????

Have you tried reinstalling the drivers for the sound card????
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-sound-and-the-sound-icon.159753/
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1) What is the make/model of your computer?
2) Did the computer come with Windows 8 installed, or did you upgrade?
3) What version of Windows 8 is your computer running?
4) Did any of the devices that you are having trouble with now work OK in the past? (in Windows 8? or?)
5) Did you mean to say the you are having trouble with your touchpad, and with your wireless connections to the Internet?
6) Or did you mean that you have some sort of wireless device that includes a touchpad? -- If so, have you visited the support website from its manufacturer for updated Windows 8 drivers?

. . . Gary

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f320/windows-8-lost-my-wireless-touch-pad-device-685775.html
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A:Satellite L870-17X - Lost pointing device

Sorry but I didn?t understand what is wrong there.
Can you please use more than one sentence for problem description?

What do you mean with ?recovery facility from HD??

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Device Properties
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This information is the same on both the drivers needed could anyone help by posting a link for these drivers.
Thanks
 

A:Lost device drivers for Intel Chipset

You say that this is a laptop? I would check the manufacturers website for drivers sometimes they have device drivers for whatever laptop you may have, I looked at the intel site and didnt see your chipset on there. What brand and model is your laptop?
 

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A:Lost Audio Device after upgrading to XP pro on old VBOX computer

You can try downloading and installing Everest Free 2.2 from Major Geeks.

I don't remember the section, but I think you want Multimedia...could just be Audio---it'll tell you everything from mainboard to chipset to modem to...you get the picture.

That will get you the specifics...if there was a Sound Blaster or some other mainstream audio device, XP probably would have recognized and installed it.

Much luck...

Oh...and some older boxes might even have used the voice modem as a sound device.
Can you post a screencap of the device manager with all the categories expanded?
There may be clues in the chipset there.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-audio-device-after-upgrading-to-xp-pro-on-old-vbox-computer.897258/
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A:No boot device found new Dell XPS 13, lost valuable files!

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Immediately after I started firefox. It worked but on first page load got the blue screen of death again and on reboot "no bootable device found". Anyone have a clue what's going on here?

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A:No boot device found new Dell XPS 13, lost valuable files!

Update. Left the bottom of the case off and propped the laptop up on something to leave a lot of space underneath. Got in a room with air conditioning. No idea if this helped but the laptop stayed on for 30 minutes, enough time to extract all files to a USB thumb drive.

Immediately after I started firefox. It worked but on first page load got the blue screen of death again and on reboot "no bootable device found". Anyone have a clue what's going on here?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-boot-device-found-new-dell-xps-13-lost-valuable-files.1152292/
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A:lost sound

This has happened to me occasionally, but I use windows xp. Try this:

1. go into start
2. click settings>control panel
3. once you are in the control panel click on sounds and audio devices
4. A separate screen should pop. One section should say device volume. Make sure that the volume bar there is all the way up. Click on the advanced tab under device volume and make sure none of the different sections are muted.

Have you done that already? I wasn't quite sure. Well if you haven't go ahead and try it.

CoolerMaster
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lost-sound.270056/
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A:Lost all Sound

Hi, welcome to TSF

have you checked the defualt play back device is set to the sound card?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/lost-all-sound-679398.html
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A:Lost Sound Going To Xp

What is the make and model of the computer? How much memory does it have?
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A:Lost Sound!

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

First thing to try is another set of speakers, just to rule them out as the source of your problem.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/lost-sound.49211/
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A:Lost my sound.

open Control Panel. Look for the Sound icon. Click on that. If nothing in there helps.

Go to 'help and support' in your start menu. Click on Table of Contents. Search for 'sound off'. Try the trouble shooter. Or try the other help suggestions, like 'Music and Sounds'. Then click on Computer Sounds. That should tell you how to turn your volume controls back on.

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A:Ive lost my sound!!!

Hi Pants_less, welcome to TSG...

I also responded to your e-mail.

Try re-installing the old driver.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ive-lost-my-sound.50076/
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A:lost sound

oopps! forgot sys info.

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name RED977
System Manufacturer ECS
System Model P4S5A/DX+
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~1792 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 07.00T, 4/2/2001
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory F:\WINDOWS
System Directory F:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name RED977\Owner
Time Zone Eastern Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 163.03 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.22 GB
Page File F:\pagefile.sys
I/O Port 0x00000000-0x00000CF7 PCI bus
I/O Port 0x00000000-0x00000CF7 Direct memory access controller

I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF SIS Processor to AGP Controller
I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440

IRQ 5 NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440
IRQ 5 SiS 7001 PCI to USB Open Host Controller

IRQ 11 Multimedia Audio Controller
IRQ 11 SiS 7001 PCI to USB Open Host Controller
IRQ 11 SiS 7001 PCI to USB Open Host Controller
IRQ 11 SiS PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller
IRQ 11 SiS 900 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter
IRQ 11 PCI Modem

Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF PCI bus
Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF SIS Processor to AGP Controller
Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440

I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB SIS Processor to AGP Controller
I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440

0x00000000-0x00000CF7 PCI bus OK
0x00000000-0x00000CF7 Direct memory access controller OK
0x00000040-0x00000043 System timer OK
0x00000060-0x00000060 PC/AT Enhanced PS/2 Keyboard (101/102-Key) OK
0x00000061-0x00000061 System speaker OK
0x00000064-0x00000064 PC/AT Enhanced PS/2 Keyboard (101/102-Key) OK
0x00000070-0x00000071 System CMOS/real time clock OK
0x00000081-0x00000083 Direct memory access controller OK
0x00000087-0x00000087 Direct memory access controller OK
0x00000089-0x0000008B Direct memory access controller OK
0x0000008F-0x0000008F Direct memory access controller OK
0x000000C0-0x000000DF Direct memory access controller OK
0x000000F0-0x000000FF Numeric data processor OK
0x00000170-0x00000177 Secondary IDE Channel OK
0x000001F0-0x000001F7 Primary IDE Channel OK
0x00000201-0x00000208 Standard Game Port OK
0x00000274-0x00000277 ISAPNP Read Data Port OK
0x00000279-0x00000279 ISAPNP Read Data Port OK
0x000002F8-0x000002FF Communications Port (COM2) OK
0x00000300-0x00000301 MPU-401 Compatible MIDI Device OK
0x00000376-0x00000376 Secondary IDE Channel OK
0x00000378-0x0000037F ECP Printer Port (LPT1) OK
0x000003B0-0x000003BB SIS Processor to AGP Controller OK
0x000003B0-0x000003BB NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 OK
0x000003C0-0x000003DF SIS Processor to AGP Controller OK
0x000003C0-0x000003DF NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 OK
0x000003F2-0x000003F3 Standard floppy disk controller OK
0x000003F4-0x000003F5 Standard floppy disk controller OK
0x000003F6-0x000003F6 Primary IDE Channel OK
0x000003F7-0x000003F7 Standard floppy disk controller OK
0x000003F8-0x000003FF Communications Port (COM1) OK
0x00000778-0x0000077B ECP Printer Port (LPT1) OK
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0x0000D400-0x0000D4FF SiS 900 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter OK
0x0000D800-0x0000D87F Multimedia Audio Controller OK
0x0000DC00-0x0000DCFF Multimedia Audio Controller OK
0x0000FF00-0x0000FF0F SiS 5513 IDE UDMA Controller OK
 

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A:I lost my sound

Hi mate...Well a lot of sound issues lately in the forum! Please tell us what sound card do you own. Is it correctly recognized by windows in device manager? Any yellow marks there?

You could try reinstalling the card's drivers as a first step.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/i-lost-my-sound.589785/
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A:help lost sound and need help

What type of PC do you have....tower or laptop?
 

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A:Lost Sound...

There are no yellow exclamation points or red X's in Device Manager? Is the sound icon in the taskbar?http://en.allexperts.com/Mark

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A:I lost all sound!

Hi

go to this page: http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html
type in the name & model in the box
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download & install
Done!!!

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A:Lost My Sound?

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A:Lost all sound in XP, please help!

(I removed your email. We respond to questions in the forum, and putting your email up in a public forum like that can lead to bots picking it up and inundating you with SPAM.)

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Can you see your sound device in Device Manager (right-click My Computer, Properties, Hardware tab, Device Manager----or click the "System" applet in Control Panel)? If so, what is its status?
 

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A:Lost my sound.

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A:lost sound

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A:Lost Sound

I think the problem may be that you've got the microphone set to output through the speakers, although when I've had this enabled music still worked. See if you can turn it off, probably somewhere in volume control. Unfortunately I haven't got Windows booted at the moment so I cannot check.

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A:Win XP SP1: Lost sound

If you put your headphone jack into the speaker output on your sound card do you get any sound?
 

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A:lost sound

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A:lost my sound

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A:I Lost My Sound

You appear to have a HP/Compaq brand computer.

What's the model name and model number of that computer?

What's the product number(P/N) and/or model number(M/N) on the sticker?

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Why is that computer running Windows XP SP2 and hasn't been upgraded to SP3 - which was released over 5 years ago?

Why is there no full-time antivirus program installed?

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A:Lost All Sound!..........Help!

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A:Lost all sound

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A:Lost Sound

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A:Lost Sound

Greetings NBurgess98, Welcome to TSF!

The fastest, and easiest way to fix this issue, is for you to do a "System Restore".

Please Note: Close all open windows and programs before doing this procedure.

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Go Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore.

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A:Lost the sound...

start type device manager, look through and you will see a red x, expand it double click to enable and or if you are on a laptop have you flicked an audio button by mistake on or off

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A:Lost sound on my pc

Is there still no sound after a reboot? Also check in device manager/ hardware for any yellow exclamation marks.
 

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