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No Sound When I check the computer it doesn't show the sound system is connected

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    markus Dec 18, 2008

    which pc do you got?

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    markus Dec 18, 2008

    RE-INSTALL ALL DRIVER

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Power Doesn't Turn The Computer On


Well if isn't the power supply or the motherboard, it's a boat anchor. You can still use the TX certified sound card in a new one.

Feb 10, 2013 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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I can't hear any sound


There area number of different reasons why your computer may no longer give sound. Ifyou have this problem, read on to learn how to diagnose the problem and resolveyour PC's loss of sound.
Check the Speaker Connections and Volume Control Settings
  1. Verify that the lack of sound is not due to faulty speaker connections. A simple way to test it is to substitute the speaker connection with headphones and see if you get any sound
  2. Open the volume control window by clicking your "Start" button and then "All Programs." Click "Accessories," then "Entertainment," then "Volume Control." Alternatively, just click on the speaker icon that's in your System Tray.
  3. Check the volume and mute settings. If any of the mute check boxes have been checked, uncheck them. If this doesn't work, read on.
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Perform a System Restore If Necessary
  1. If the sound has been audible from your computer's speakers and is suddenly lost, you may need to perform a System Restore. Click on the " Start" button and then "All Programs."
  2. Click on "Accessories," then "System Tools," then "System Restore."
  3. Complete the System Restore Wizard. If this doesn't work, read on.
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Delete and Reinstall the Original Sound Drivers
  1. Deleting and reinstalling your sound driver may resolve the problem. Your sound driver may have been corrupted or may be missing. The result of this is that the restore utility menu won't be available. For Windows XP, follow these steps.
  2. Click on your "Start" button. Click on "Control Panel" and then "System." Next, click on "Hardware," then "Device Manager, then "Sound, Video and Game Controllers."
  3. Click on a sound device named in the Device Manager, and then press the Delete key on the keyboard. Click "OK" in the window that appears. Remove all the listed sound devices i this way EXCEPT Audio Codec and Legacy Audio Drivers.
  4. Restart your computer. Reinstall the deleted drivers using the Driver and Application Recovery CDs that came with your Windows XP system.
  5. Visit your computer manufacturer's official website. Check for any updated sound driver software for your sound card. If any, download them along with the installation instructions.
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Jun 30, 2011 | HP Compaq dc7600 Small Form Factor PC...

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My Acer emachines computer does not have any sound. I have checked my headphone connection and volume controls. Both of them are all right. It seems that my system cannot detect the sound device. Why is...


Right click on my computer and select the device manager...look down the list to see if you have any exclamation points next to the sound card device...if you see an exclamation you may need to reload the driver for the sound card..you can click on the properties tab for the sound device and there should be a tab to update the driver...try updating the driver...if this dosen;t work..then you may need to pull out the sound card(unless it's on the main board). Look at the sound card to determine what make/model the card is..try going to the website for the manufacturer of the sound card to see if they have an updated driver for your version of your operating system....If all this doesn;t work then your sound card may be bad and need to be replaced...If your sound in built in on the motherboard then there are 2 things you can do...First, go to the BIOS setup to see if the internal sound system can be disabled...if so then you can purchase a separate sound card and install it in a pci slot on the motherboard....Or, if you can not disable the sound, Then you may need to replace the motherboard itself.

Jan 03, 2011 | Acer PC Desktops

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No sound on dell dimension 4700c


There can be more than one reason, why the computer can't play any sounds. These are discussed below:

If you have a desktop computer, it may or may not have a separate sound card. But in case of laptops, the sound card is integrated into the motherboard and cannot be removed, so some of the solutions may not apply to laptops. Also, new laptops come with built-in speakers, so the external speakers and cabling problems may not apply here, unless you use external speakers or headphones.

So, where do you start, when you can’t hear any sounds from your computer?

Before we start with the solutions, did you try the simplest solution first? Rebooting or restarting the computer is the simplest solution and should be tried first. If you didn’t already reboot, try it now. The sounds may just work after a reboot.

Can you hear the Windows startup sounds from the computer? If you can hear the Windows startup sounds, the sound card is working fine. If you can’t hear any startup sounds, enable the System Sounds in the Control Panel, if they are disabled. If you aren’t able to enable the system sounds and they are grayed out, you may need to install the sound driver.

Are you trying to play an audio CD, and not getting any sound? If you can hear the System Sounds, but can’t hear anything from the audio CD, even though your audio player software tells that it’s playing the disc, the problem is most likely with the digital cable that goes from the CD/DVD driver to the sound card (or to the motherboard).


One side of this cable goes into the back of the CD/DVD drive and the other goes into the sound card or on to the motherboard (in case of motherboards with built-in sound).

Are the speakers connected to the proper sound port / jack, at the back of the computer? Are they powered ON? External speakers generally have a separate power adapter, which plugs into the wall socket or any other power source. Is the speaker volume control, set to a comfortable level? If not, turn it to the middle position.

If in doubt, test your speakers by connecting them to another sound device like CD/DVD player or a radio/tape player, or any sound source. If you can hear sounds from the speakers, they are fine.

Check that the speaker pin is connected to the green jack on the back of the computer. Also, check that the sound (check speaker icon in the system tray) isn’t muted. Such a simple thing, which can happen accidentally, can confuse some people when they can’t hear sounds from their computers. This can get overlooked because the speaker icon may be lost between many other icons. Click it and un-mute the sound, if it’s muted.

Note: If you can’t see the speaker icon in the system tray, you may need to enable it from the Control Panel. From the Control Panel, double-click “Sound and Audio Devices” and check the box that says “Place volume icon in the taskbar” and click OK.

Try plugging in a pair of headphones in place of the speakers, to check whether you can hear anything. Play a song or music CD or any sound file, which you may have on the computer. If you don’t have one handy, you can run a command to test your sound:

Click the Start button, and then click Run (or Search, in Windows 7 / Vista). Type the following command and then press the Enter key: dxdiag

Click on the ‘Sound’ tab to see the details of your sound card. You can also test your sound card from this tab. Note the name of the sound card and the manufacturer, on a piece of paper.

If you can’t see the name of the sound driver, or aren’t able to hear the sound by using the ‘Test DirectSound’ button, or you get an error, the problem may be with the sound driver. If the sound worked sometime ago and now it isn’t working for some reason, the simplest solution for re-installing the sound driver is to do a System Restore. Restore the system to a date that you know, when your sound worked. Check out the following links for a short tutorial on System Restore

Note: Current documents, files and e-mail are not affected by System Restore. If you get an error like “Restoration Incomplete. Your computer cannot be restored“, undo the last action by selecting “Undo my last restoration”.

Here’s a youtube video on how to restore a system with System Restore: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU5yqvye57E

Here are step-by-step tutorials on System Restore:

For Windows XP:

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/using-system-restore-in-xp/

http://www.5starsupport.com/faq/xp-system-restore.htm

For Windows 7 or Vista:

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/using-windows-vista-system-restore/

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html

For more information about System Restore, visit the following links:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/systemrestore.mspx

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306084http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_Restore

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/System-Restore-frequently-asked-questions

If System Restore didn’t help or you get a message that System Restore couldn’t be completed, try the following:

Start the Device Manager (Start -> Run -> devmgmt.msc and hit the Enter key). In Device Manager, Click the + sign next to “Sound, video and game controllers”. See that the sound driver that you noted from dxdiag above, is listed.

Doube-click this sound driver. Device Manager should give a status message that the driver is working fine. If the driver isn’t there or if it shows a yellow exclamation mark, shows under other devices, or gives any other kind of status message, reinstall the driver. In any case, it doesn’t harm to uninstall and reinstall the driver.

From this sound driver properties page, you may also click the Troubleshoot button, to open the Sound Troubleshooter in the Windows Help and Support Center.



You can also visit the following link about tips for fixing common sound problems:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Tips-for-fixing-common-sound-problems

Hope that helps,
Regards,
Raspal

For Windows XP Driver Files and How-to Resources, visit XPDrivers.

May 03, 2010 | Dell Dimension 4700C PC Desktop

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My speakers still work but no sound comes from my pc


check for sound card is present( configured) on Op. System, normaly is sound card drivers problems, try to reinstall audio drivers

Jan 30, 2010 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

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My speakers work but there is no sound coming out of my computer


Try rolling back your sound drivers (control panel, system, hardware, device manager, sound and audio devices, right click your sound hardware, properties, drivers), if this fixes the issue go to microsoft update, run the 'custom' scan...it should show you an update to your sound card/hardware, click the little "+" sign beside the update and click the little "Do not show this update again" checkbox. This will prevent automatic updates from "fixing" your drivers. Occasionally Microsoft sends out updates that are incompatible with a particular machines' setup.
Hope it helps.

Oct 03, 2009 | Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop

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My speakers are not working. The computer came with Realtek speakers but not with the normal jack. I believe it is a USB jack which I plugged into two USB ports above where the jacks would go. I'm not sure...


Check if your computer has a sound card available
Check on the back of your computer
Power up you set of speakers, some speakers doesn;t work without power
Check the speakers connections (between them)

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Oct 15, 2008 | Gateway PC Desktops

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Computer can't find sound device


START - My Computer (RIGHT CLICK) - Properties - Hardware Tab - Device Manager button - click on the sound, video and game controllers - on the drop down menu you should see sound codec - either right click and UPDATE DRIVER - or delete sound codec’s and restart, XP will install suitable sound drivers.
If that doesn’t work then try installing sound drivers from the computer manufacturer.
If you have a big X on the sound codec or your third party drivers than it’s a hardware issue.
If replacing the drivers’ doesn’t work then it's a hardware issue. If you have onboard sound card then you will need to replace the mother board. I hope it's under warranty.

Jun 30, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Sound problem


first reinstall audio driver.go to properties of my computer and check that it shows audio driver is installed.then connect the speaker pin in green jack.

Feb 08, 2008 | PC Desktops

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No sound device found


check for devices in "other devices" in Device manager

Oct 22, 2007 | PC Desktops

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