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No audio device? HELP!

by rattail1 / July 11, 2005 2:31 PM PDT

I installed a video editing program, and now it says i do not have an audio device, i checked and it says my card's working fine...does anybody know what i can do???

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Does your...
by Papa Echo / July 11, 2005 5:45 PM PDT
In reply to: No audio device? HELP!

CD drive play audio CDs ? Do you hear Windows System sounds ?

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by rattail1 / July 11, 2005 6:03 PM PDT
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yeah, i hear windows system sounds, just can't play out of media players and things like that.

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Re No audio device
by Papa Echo / July 11, 2005 6:16 PM PDT
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What video editing program did you installed ? Does the video editing program also contain audio editing ? If you uninstall the program, are you then able to "play out of media players and things like that" ?

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by rattail1 / July 12, 2005 3:17 AM PDT
In reply to: No audio device? HELP!

it's pinnacle studio, is there anyway to get my audio device back?

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Two options
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 12, 2005 4:47 AM PDT
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1] Uninstall Pinnacle Studio, reboot the computer and see if your sound returns, or if that doesn't work,

2] Restore to a previous date when everything was working.

You could also try Pinnacle Studio's web site to see if they have a FAQ or Help & Support forums. This may be a known issue.

Good luck


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"No Audio Devices" in XP -- Load everything on STARTUP
by GaryMN / August 3, 2005 2:55 AM PDT
In reply to: No audio device? HELP!

My audio devices had suddenly disappeared, after a sound problem originating with a Ubisoft CD game. The control panel showed "No audio devices" and only greyed-out features at SETTINGS/CONTROL PANEL/SOUNDS AND AUDIO DEVICES.

I have searched this problem all over the net and tried most suggestions--except major reinstalls.

I STRONGLY URGE that you work through the STARTUP. Run msconfig and make sure to have everything loaded on startup. In my case, something had turned off one of the audio programs or devices. After turning everything on in the Startup menu, my devices and software all loaded and the SETTINGS/CONTROL PANEL/SOUNDS AND AUDIO DEVICES options were available again.

I did this after manually deleting all the registry entries, programs, and files associated with the Ubisoft game; maybe that was necessary, maybe not.

Good luck!!


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