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Q: Lost Sound unexpectedly

I have lost the sound on my XP machine......not all sound, if I pop in a cd it auto plays with Windows media player, however I cannot hear any sound from the web?

I have checked all drivers and devices in device manager and supposedly all are working correctly......yeah right.......I am at a total loss. I can't to any volume controls (luckily WMP has volume and that can be controlled) or sound mixer of any sort......there was at one time a small speaker icon that I would go to to mute and contrl the sound level and if I double cliked it, a large mixer of sorts would appear.....I have nothing now.

Thnx in advance.

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A: Lost Sound unexpectedly

You will have to reinstall your sound driver. What are your computer's specs?

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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: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.
 

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A:Lost Sound and the Sound Icon

what operating system

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

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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.

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Did you turn it back on in the BIOS setup?
 

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A:lost sound

I'm not sure I understand 'unplug my computer from the back' part of your post.

Please give more detail. Is this unplugging the laptop from the dockiog station ? External speakers ?

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Go into your system setting and check the correct sound card / driver is selected. Also open the control panel for controlling volumes and make sure teh level is turned up.  If something got corrupted you may need to re-install drivers for your soundcard.
 
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A:Lost all sound

Did you check your sound drivers if they havent gotten corrupt? Check the Device Manager for your sound card and see if its working properly. Try re-installing your sound drivers...
 

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A:Lost my sound.

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

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Hi Pants_less, welcome to TSG...

I also responded to your e-mail.

Try re-installing the old driver.
 

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A:Lost sound

Hello and Welcome to TSF

What is the make/ model of your computer/laptop?

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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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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?

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A:Lost My Sound?

I would uninstall the current audio drivers...then reinstall same, they may be damaged.
 
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A:lost sound

If this started recently, i would restore back to before the problem started via system restore. If you do not know how to use system restore, follow these instructions here: http://www.windowsxphome.windowsreinstall.com/howto/lauchsystemrestore.htm
If this does not work, then a reinstall of the sound card driver is in order. To do that usually if you insert the pc's recovery disc while running windows you can run a driver installer to install the drivers. For detailed instructions in this, refer to your pc's documentation.
 

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A:Lost Sound

Look in your Device Manager for your sound device and see if there is a yellow exclamation point by it

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A:Lost sound

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A:Lost Sound

Is this a laptop? Who's the manufacturer?

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A:lost my sound

In addition to reinstalling your Audio Drivers, is your Sound component detected in Device Manager ? Right click on My Computer > select Properties > Hardware tab > Device Manager

If it is -

Try reinstalling DirectX

http://www.5star-shareware.com/Windows/Utilities/Libraries/directx1.html

(Requires a reboot.)

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A:Lost Sound?

I'd actually start by reinstalling the sound card drivers. That is if you have a soundcard that isn't part of your mainboard. If you do try putting in your start up cd, they usually come with an option to reinstall sound video etc drivers

This has happen to me in the past. Usually some conflict occurs software wise.

No biggy, just take your time. If worst comes to the worst and your are not into major sound. A new sound card will only set you back a few $$. But you should have to go that far.
 

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A:Lost my sound....

Hello puter hater:

First do a physical check. Make sure the wires coming from the computer/sound card is firmly connected.

If all is well there, why not just reinstall your sound drivers?
 

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A:lost sound

Originally Posted by denman01


I recently installed SP3 for vista 64.



As far as I know still don't exist even alpha-version.Maybe you mean SP2 or this strange MS hotfix described in this link Vista SP3 Gets First Hotfix - Yes, SP3 - Softpedia

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A:lost sound

Double Click the Volume Icon and make sure nothing is muted and the volume is all the way up.
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A:lost my sound

Please list make and model of sound card and we will see if we can locate it for you.
 

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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.)

The System Volume Information folder contains backups created by System Restore. It has nothing to do with sound. So the solution to the sound problem is elsewhere.

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 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.

Try this:...

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

Once the System Restore panel appears > Restore my computer to an earlier time > Next > on the Left hand side will be a Calendar with Bold dates, select one of them to before you started your 'deleting frenzy'. > Next > OK > the computer will automatically reboot.

Upon reboot, the Desktop will appear without any Icons for about 2 minutes - this is normal.

You will also have a pop-up panel confirming that the "System Restore" has successfully restored your computer (click OK); then, the Desktop Icons will appear, and all should be normal.

Please update your Anti Virus program's database, as the "System Restore" does not save any recent updates.

Give this a try and post back with the results.

Kind Regards,

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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?

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A:lost sound

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A:Lost Sound? Help me ?!?! lol

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A:I lost all sound!

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go to this page: http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html
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It is intergrated sound? Is it enabled in the Bios?
 

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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

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I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440

IRQ 5 NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440
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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

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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
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A:lost all 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:Lost My Sound

Hello Harold 147 and welcome to BleepingComputer.com.Have you looked in the Device manager to see if there is an ? or ! next to your sound card\audio device?Troubleshooting Device Conflicts with Device Manager

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A:Lost Sound

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A:I lost my sound

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One thing that isn't helping is that you don't have the driver for the onboard audio installed. It is running on the default Windows driver, which while it will work, only provides enough to get sound. You can find links to the latest Realtek driver for it here,

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A:Win XP SP1: Lost sound

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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.

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A:Lost all sound

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

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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?

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A:Lost my sound.

Have you tried updating the drivers, by chance? Not that the old drivers are bad, but the install process might flush out some gunk. Do you have sound through headphones?
 

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A:Lost Sound

Update the audio drivers from the bottom of > THIS PAGE <. That should restore your audio output.

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A:I lost my pc sound

You might want to consider updating the sound card driver or use system restore .
 

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A:lost sound

please check the device manger see if the driver is correctly install

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