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good day all ,here's my problem i am ttrying to play a cd and i got message, no sound device present .everything was working fine ,please help. I have

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Have you tried system restore?

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Send it back to an earlier time when the sound worked. If that doesn't work, check the device manager and see if there is a problem with your sound card. Go the the control panel then system. Click on hardware then device manager. Scroll down the list to sound, video and game controllers. Look and see if the is a yellow question mark located next to your sound card. Write down the name and model number(if listed)in case you need to find new drivers. I'd suggest you uninstall the sound card, reboot the computer and let Windows reinstall it. If that doesn't work, try downloading new drivers from the sound card manufacturer or the maker of your computer.

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no sound reply

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I have tried all of the above and all i get is a message saying no sound device installed

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No sounds....

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... from CD only ? Do you have other sounds, e.g. Windows system Sounds (e.g. at boot up and shut down)? Do you have any CD players installed, e.g. Windows Media Player, Real Player, Win Amp or Zing player ?

What computer model- Mother Board- sound card ? Have you select the correct device to use at "Sound and Audio Devices" at control Panel ?

At Device Manager, are there items marked with a "!" or a "?" ?

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2 Thoughts

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Is the drive recognised in 'my computer'? Try to get into the BIOS on power on, and see if it is registered there. Finally, try connections and cleaning the drive.

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No Sounds

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Hi i have no sounds comin frm my computer was working fine then i had a burner put in and since i got it bk i noticed there was no sounds comin frm it at all HELP :):) Pls...

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No sound

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HappyHappy ?? Are you joking ? Take it back to where you had the burner put in.
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Diagnosing Problems with Troubleshooters

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Windows includes many Troubleshooters,step-by-step diagnostics that look for some of the most common problems and suggest solutions.The Troubleshooters start at a basic level and walk you throughnthe details of system configuration changes.All of the Troubleshooters are part of the Help and Support Center.Follow these steps to run a troubleshooter:1.Choose Start/Help and Support to display the Help and Support Center window(Click the Home Icon on the toolbar if this window is already open.)2.Click the Fizing a Problem Topic and select the topic that most closely matches the problems you're experiencing.3.Follow its advice.Windows asks whether its suggestion solved the problem.4.Click Yes or No and click next to try the rest of the Troubleshooter's suggestions.

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Is that True?

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The question asked,in subject title, is because the request that you have provided does not provide our forum with indeed the information that would be required to really know the question you are asking.The phrasing does not say if indeed you have sound or not and it would help further to know what was this new component that you added was.A couple of responces indicate to me that we have very reliable intelligence that can effectively provide for you some needed information.

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