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Still trying - dv6000 speaker problem

Oh CRUD, I did use speaker out... I too thought no audio in phones was strange - b/c I could hear the plug contact the jack...so I did confirm the volume was up, and speakers/vol levels selected in the audio section were appropriate...(as far as I know). Another odd thing I noticed upon reboot, is that when the computer starts up, the buzz starts out really slow, and speeds up as the computer 'loads/starts up'...as if something is 'winding/warming up', connected to the electric buzz. I also find it odd that if I press on the silver screen above the keyboard, it momentarily interrupts the sound (the only thing that does). I have uninstalled the ISATAP & restarted - no change. Any more advice? What would be the status/resolution if it's indeed an impedence issue? Or do I want to know...

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Greetings, I don't know if you have trid this go to the manufacturers website and their support, then download the driver to your desktop then go to device manager and uninstall the audio device. do not reboot the computer at this point install the driver then reboot the computer when it comes to the section that asks if you want to look automatically say no and check the section that states selec driver from aspecified location then direct the prompt to your desk top driver. You will have to reboot again after it installs.
Let me know if that works if not write back and we will work on it,
Be mucho blessed,
Mark

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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