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by Denverstar / February 5, 2008 2:28 AM PST

Sound just wasn?t there one day. I do have sound with earphones plugged into the CPU. I?ve done a system restore. Have Windows SP 2. When Troubleshooting gets me to the motherboard and BIOS, and when checking your site gets me to Kellys Korner and changing the registry, I?m over my head.

System tray has icons for Win Media Player, iTunes and QuickTime Player, Task bar has volume control and QuickTime. Audio default devices are SoundMAX Digital Audio for Sound playback and Recording, and MS GS Wavetable SW Synth forMIDI music playback. Sound driver is Legacy Audio Driver, location ?unknown,? but ?this device is working properly.? I don?t have any yellow ?!? or red ?X? in Device Mgr under Sound, etc controllers. In Windows Update site I can?t find anything about drivers, so I can?t update them. My computer came with no documentation for my sound card and I can?t tell if there is separate card for sound on the motherboard. Help please.

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First thought, mute. . .
by Coryphaeus / February 5, 2008 6:44 AM PST
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Double click the sound icon and see if it's muted.

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Second thought. . .
by Coryphaeus / February 5, 2008 6:45 AM PST
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Speakers plugged into the light green jack on the back? Power turned on to the speakers.

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no sound
by Denverstar / February 5, 2008 7:03 AM PST
In reply to: Second thought. . .

Thank you for the answers. Sound icon is not muted, speakers are plugged into the light green jack on the back, and power is turned on to the speakers. Anything else?

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