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  • jennrb Sep 26, 2008

    there is no sound or sound icon

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Set your control panel by click start - control panel , click sound , look in bottom sound windows , click check sign sound to view fill. so your sound icon comeback on under the top corner of your desktop panel.

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I'm assuming that you use Windows Xp as a missing volume control icon in your task bar is a common problem with XP.

Click on the link below and scroll down to "Resolution" for a step by step guide to put back your volume control icon:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319095

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4. If you were able to check this box, click ok and close out of this window and the Control Panel.
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4. If you were able to check this box, click ok and close out of this window and the Control Panel.
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  1. Bad software settings.
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  3. Compatibility issues with the operating system and/or other hardware.
  4. Speaker related issues.
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  2. Reboot the computer.
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