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NO SYSTEM SOUNDS

by GatorNet / April 14, 2005 8:04 PM PDT

Ok, all my sounds work fine but when I set a sound to play for my system like recycle or minimize, the sound doesn't play.
I'm using XP and my computer Sony viao is not even 2 years old yet. Hope someone can help me with this. It's been going on for about 2 months now.

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Did you check
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 14, 2005 9:01 PM PDT
In reply to: NO SYSTEM SOUNDS

Control Panel > Sounds & Audio Devices, Sounds tab?

When you double click the Speaker icon in the Notification Area, (System Tray), are any of the options muted?

Mark

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Yep
by GatorNet / April 14, 2005 10:24 PM PDT
In reply to: Did you check

Yes, I checked all that and nothing is muted.

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System SOunds
by wynelldj / April 15, 2005 1:12 AM PDT
In reply to: Yep

Have you checked to ensure that your soundcard is the default device listed under the Properties sub menu in the Sounds Menu. If it isn't then enable it. If it is check to make sure you have the latest driver available.

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Where?
by GatorNet / April 15, 2005 8:23 AM PDT
In reply to: System SOunds

Where do I check for my sound card info???

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(NT) (NT) Sounds and Audio Devices in the Control Panel
by rgfitz / April 15, 2005 8:39 AM PDT
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No sound device??? for WindowsXpS2
by jimmythekid / May 17, 2007 12:32 AM PDT

Yes I need desperate help. About 6 months ago, I installed a Soundmax driver on the my Toshiba. It was distorted, unless I turned off computer, but then it would work fine. I couldn't get any right answers through Microsft help center, on why it sounded distorted, but one site suggested reinstalling SoundMax. I tried this as well as other sound drivers and for some reason it still says no sound device in control panel. I thought it was a configuring issue, but in device manager it just says no sound device, what do I do. I've tried Toshiba, but they are as useless as Microsoft help center. Please, I know this is a simple issue for resolve. Perhaps I need the right software???

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