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There is a red cross sign on the taskbar microphone.

My Laptop does not produce any soud.There is also a message telling me that there are no audio output!!!
Please help me to solve this probleme.

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It may sound easy, but first thing to check is that your speakers are not muted. Try going into the Control Panel>Sound and adjusting the volume. If this does not work, try reinstalling the drivers for your sound. If your computer did not come with a DVD/CD for this, check on the manufacturer's site (if you give the make and model, I can find them for you). If neither of these works, your sound card and/or speakers may be borked =/

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When was this happened, after you've notice that there was No Audio?

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2. If the your volume icon is missing from the taskbar and you did not uninstall the audio drivers, then go to Start -> Control Panel -> Sounds,Speech, and Audio Devices -> Sounds and Audio Devices ->"Place volume icon in the taskbar" box -> Uncheck & check -> Apply & OK and your volume is restore at the taskbar. (Reboot if necessary)

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Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for the Audio and Video to function properly.

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Go to control panel --> system --> hardware >> device manager.
If you have problem with driver, there will be a big yellow question mark in your "audio controller". If there is problem, you have to reinstall your audio-driver.
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You can also modify the speaker performance here.

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