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Upgraded from Vista Basic to Vista Home - and now NO SOUND

by randyjohn / November 1, 2007 4:15 PM PDT

I recently upgraded from Vista Basic to Vista Home so I could connect my Marketplace to my XBOX 360. Well that worked, but now I have no sound. I checked and my drivers are updated when looking in Device Manager: SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC

Here is when I clicked "Web Help" from Windows Media Player (after I tried to play a song).

Technical Details
This error might have been triggered by an error in another program or component of Windows. The following information describes the original error.

Original Error Code: C00D4E84
Original Error Message: No audio playback device was found.

Thanks for reading all this...and your support! I need soemone's help.


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Have You Seen This??
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 2, 2007 3:54 AM PDT
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deleted a file
by Matovu Augustine / October 18, 2009 5:27 AM PDT

I am experiencing exactly the same kind of problem but i encoutered it differently. I recently took a virus scan on my pc and found that a certain windows file was affected and so i decided to delete it. It was a windows file i remember, after this the sound on my pc disappeared and i recieve a message on the volume icon, that the audio service is not running. I think that the problem is not with the sound drivers as they indicate that they are working properly. The problem must be with windows itself. GOD bless you.

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Re: deleted a file, no sound now
by Kees Bakker / October 18, 2009 5:32 AM PDT
In reply to: deleted a file

Find that file on another PC with the same OS and copy it to the right place.


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