Few days back I updated the software of my sound driver ,after that I am unable to hear any sound even when windows starts up . I can hear it thru my headphones not thru the internal speakers. it's a HP pavilion dv6131od.
I was unable to revert back the changes . So I restored the whole OS and still it's not working .
Hear by ear peicce nothing laptop speaker even when windows start. Thank you for your help.
I had the same problem; my laptop's speakers suddenly stopped working but I could still use the headphones and sound was fine.
I played around a while and searched the net; and I got them to work:
Open Control Panel- Sound, Speech, Audio Devices-------->
1) Audio Tab
2) Under 'Sound Playback' hit Advanced
3) At the bottom where it has Speaker Setup change it to "Laptop Stereo
Speakers" (mine was initially on "Desktop Stereo Speakers" for some odd
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Re: sound is not working on my hp laptop
There may be a defect in the driver that you downloaded. I had a problem with my touchpad once (HP tx2001au) and I used System Restore to go back. This will not harm your personal files and folders. It will just roll back all the settings and programs installed.
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Generally, connecting phones via bluetooth to a laptop just allows for file transfer between the two devices. It is not to input sound from the phone through the speakers of the laptop. You would need a bluetooth audio device for that such as bluetooth speakers or headphones
try checking windows control panal too see if you have drivers installed. if o.k. try sound icon to see if you have ticked mute box. here's the one that got me,the dvd playing program had the mute box ticked. re-launch dvd played/media played and un-tick. good luck
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