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No Sound!?!?!?!?

by bettyp02911 / July 22, 2005 10:47 AM PDT

Hi! Something happened somewhere about 4 weeks ago and I cannot figure this one out! I have no sound at all; cannot play system sounds or otherwise. I have tried the available troubleshooters and nothing seems to be wrong; I am told devices are working properly! Any ideas???
I am running windows xp home version 2002 sp2; manufactured by viscom technology v2premier; P4 cpu 2.55 ghz 480 mb ram. Any suggestions would be GREATLY APPRECIATED!

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anything wrong with your drivers?
by AKonny47 / July 22, 2005 10:51 AM PDT
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your drivers may be causing this, or if you have another set of pc speakers lieing around, try those as you speakers could be dead.


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no sound!
by bettyp02911 / July 22, 2005 12:05 PM PDT

Thanks...I already switched speakers thinking maybe that was the problem---but the speakers I have work on the other system!

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(NT) (NT)are you using onboard sound or a pci soundcard?
by AKonny47 / July 22, 2005 12:32 PM PDT
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by crazeebob2000 / July 22, 2005 10:53 AM PDT
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I had the same trouble with an eMachines. I finally hooked up a pair of HP speakers and they worked.

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Same experience
by kevperks / July 22, 2005 4:13 PM PDT
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Unfortunately, I found this posting because I have experienced the exact same scenario. It happened about 6 mos ago. I don't have a lot of time outside of work; however, I have spent many hours trying suggestions I've read through various postings.

Sadly, after even trying to update the driver, I have not had any luck. I have had no luck w/ my manufacturer (Sony). I did notice something curious: when it happened, I lost my ability to receive Windows updates (icon gone, MS website won't let me get them). ? I'm pretty much resigned to buying a new PC. I've tried the obvious (speakers work, plugged in correctly, have power), restoring, a new sound driver or original driver (as mentioned), some have suggested it's my BIOS, but I can't find / figure out how to correct. If I go to my control panel, it even shows I have no sound device anymore. ?

Maybe one of these options will work for you, and I hope so. Just sharing the misery and experience. I have been very vigilante in keeping my system free of adware, spyware, and viruses - not saying something did not get me, but this is the only symptom.

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