Skip to Main Content Search Help Tips Dictionary History Forums Contact You are here: Help > Hardware Help > Sound Card Help How to fix missing or lost sound in Windows I'm not exactly sure if this works for VISTA or anything like that but I think it might. If you have sound problems in games, you can check the sound card resources. Was this page useful? this contact form
These sections should be followed in order because they are written in such a manner that you may identify your issue through the process of elimination. Make sure volume in the software is also turned up. Related Resources My windows xp sound is not working speakers are greyed out My windows xp sound is not working speakers are greyed out My windows xp sound is not working My computer's sound was working perfectly.
Computer speaker manufacturers. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose How To Fix WINDOWS XP Sound Problem (WORKING) TutorialTecho SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe359359 Loading... Thank you very much. Anthony on Tue, 12th May 2009 2:03 pm @bir - In itself the use of external speakers should not affect the sound of the laptop, unless If the sound device does not have a disc, contact the manufacturer or download the drivers from the manufacturer's website.
For example, if the volume is lowered or off in the software settings, it doesn't matter how high the knobs on your external speakers are turned up; the speakers won't produce Lost sound with windows XP out of blue. It would be without a yellow question or a red X. Windows Xp Sound Problem Solution In fact, it won't detect any speakers at all.
any suggestions..? Anthony on Fri, 2nd Oct 2009 9:54 pm @AKJ - Considering the random aspect of your problem, the first suspect is a virus. More specifically, any button action which loads an external file is disabled. At least make sure it is not set to “No speakers”.
FYI i am on a laptop clone running Windows XP SP3 with a built in Realtek AC97 sound card and up to date drivers.
Did your friend try anything else to play audio? Windows Xp No Audio Device If you have no adapters or cannot click the down arrow to select the correct adapter, close out of this window. If you do not have the drivers the easiest method is to use a driver update tool. If you have either of these on any of your sound devices, remove everything under Sound, video and game controllers and reboot the computer.
GOD bless u Report randomstranger- Feb 5, 2016 03:03PM mine isnt Report mays- Apr 19, 2016 09:58PM i shut mine off and the sound still isnt working Report JOSH- Jul 10, Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... How To Fix Sound Problem In Windows Xp On the right side, in the drop-down menu, make sure Show icon and notifications is selected. Sound And Audio Devices For Windows Xp Free Download Sound card drivers If the above recommendations do not help to get the sound card to work, remove all devices under Sound, video, and game controllers in the Device Manager and
Sign in 185 Loading... http://philgiebler.com/windows-xp/sounds-not-working-on-computer-windows-xp.html Rating is available when the video has been rented. Audio and Video Codecs When a computer plays an audio or video file, it will decode the audio or video data to be played with the sound device. Helpful +5 Report Ish Jul 1, 2016 09:57AM Pls help I did the test thing for both my things i have Realtek High Def Audio (Default Device) Then when i test Windows Xp Sounds And Audio Devices Not Working
It will analyze your system and tell you about your hardware and software. If the sound device is listed in the Device Manager, and you still do not have sound, first open the Control Panel. Might be that the TV Tuner software affected the audio configuration in a way that can not be corrected through the regular audio settings. Tom on Fri, 18th Dec 2009 http://philgiebler.com/windows-xp/speakers-not-working-on-xp-computer.html Loading...
If you have not already, I suggest you update your AV software and run a full system scan first. laxman on Sat, 24th Oct 2009 4:35 am hi anyone….i tried How To Install Sound Drivers In Windows Xp From Internet If this section is grayed out, change the playback Preferred device by clicking the down arrow and selecting the appropriate option. That way I can check for you and make sure you get the right audio driver for the soundmax audio device. steve on Thu, 12th Apr 2012 11:27 am thx
Plays fine, but just no sound? Tom on Fri, 18th Dec 2009 9:10 pm You are right, Same with a CD. Therefore, users should verify the sound settings in the software are properly turned up. Not some virtual device from the TV Tuner software? @luca - I am assuming that you mean you re-formated and installed the previous OS, Windows XP or Vista. Windows Xp Sound Driver Download Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.
I got home from work today and my sound was working I fell asleep for an hour and a half and when I woke up it was no longer working. Ensure the power cable is connected to the back of the right speaker, or in some cases, the subwoofer. As seen in the picture to the right, the sound card has multiple jacks. http://philgiebler.com/windows-xp/speakers-not-working-on-computer-xp.html The media player you are using can give an error, or you can check the Device Manager and see an error on the audio device.
i used windows 7 before but there was no any sound problem but in windows xp it gives me sound error. We have some instructions for Vista online. Nikhil on Wed, 25th Nov 2009 6:48 am I cannot hear any sound .i m getting no audio device. Now click the Speaker Volume button. Working...
cant even watch and hear clear on youtube. So once you see which speaker makes noise when you test right click & choose to make it the default speaker Report chynablue- Nov 2, 2015 05:02PM Thank you for this Installation Instructions: 1. plz plz plz help me with this problem cause i m just got tired of solving this problem for two weeks…. Basit on Tue, 6th Dec 2011 4:38 pm And
Sign in to add this video to a playlist. I have gone to device manager and everything is checked and working correctly. If you have the sound driver for the sound device, (re)install the sound drivers. Windows 95, 98, or ME Open the Control Panel Open the Multimedia icon.
Her computer will also not let her double-click on the Speaker icon close to the time in the SysTray. Helpful +4 Report dws60 1Posts Wednesday February 24, 2016Registration date February 24, 2016 Last seen Feb 24, 2016 06:18AM Start/ Settings / Control panel / Sound. Everything was working perfectly and for years until last week when all the audio slowed down. Working...
A program or game may have its own sound related problems that do not relate to a sound card.