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Sound Device not working but everything seems to be installed and working

There are no sound coming from my computer. I tried every program that would play sounds and none made a sound.

Out of the blue, I began to hear a beep instead of the regular windows systems alert sounds. When I checked the system sounds, I had no audio i/o. When I tried to open the volume control, it says that I have no active sound mixer available. Windows Media won't play because I have no sound device installed.

I've tried system restore, running virus scan, rebooting, resinstalling sound driver...but everything on the device manager is working properly.

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  • CA-Lin Nov 11, 2008

    My computer model is Toshiba Satellite L310. I try to install sound driver but it could not successfull. I have discovered a messages "Could not load device driver. (Code 39)". Please, help me if anybody experienced or want to rest up the idea.

  • paulkottayam Jan 08, 2009

    sound is not working ,while scanning result says no sound device installed

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    again when i reinstalled my windows xp, there is no active mixer device found...i don't know what to do. last time i downloaded a driver but i already forgot how to do it...

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You might want to try going into the bios of your computer (usually pressing delete when your computer first comes on) and looking in there to make sure your sound device is turned on.

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