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Sound problem Hi to keep it short, I reloaded windows after I thought I had a virus and my computer wouldnt start. Since then I have had sound but only can adjust it using the screen icons, the buttons on the actual laptop no longer work. I have now installed windows vista for other issues and still cant control sound on laptop. I have downloaded all the possible drivers i can see on the acer website but dont know what else to do. My laptop is Aspire 5670. Thanks for your help.x

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  • Mel
    Mel Dec 29, 2008

    Hi thanks for your help. I have had a look but cant see any options to change under keyboard link. Is there a way u can access my laptop through yours?


  • Mel
    Mel Dec 29, 2008

    Not really sure what you mean, but dont think so.

  • b_ridgewell Apr 12, 2009

    I have the acer laptop Aspire 5670. I recently had to reinstall the windows vista cd thing. After I did this, I no longer had any sound of any kind. I have been all through the control panel regarding sounds and anything else remotely related to this problem. Everything says it is all working fine. When I try to adjust the volume, the bars go up and down accordingly, but still no sound. Nothing is set to mute. I have 6 separate buttons on the left hand side of my laptop. These are vol+, vol-,play/pause, stop, skip left and skp right. Before, if I pressed either of the volumebuttons, green bars would appear at the bottom of my screen to tell me the volume was increasing or decreasing or muted. Now, when I press these buttons, no green bars appear, but, like I mentioned before, when I have the sound settings from the control panel in view, the bars go up or down, giving me the idea the sound is working. I assume it must be a problem with the actual speakers, although, again, in the control panel, it tells me everything is working fine.

  • djxtreme979
    djxtreme979 May 11, 2010

    On my laptop I have to use a Fn button at samt time to use special keys, is yours the same?

  • djxtreme979
    djxtreme979 May 11, 2010

    If you have changed operating systems then that may complicate things. In the control panel you will see icon for keybopard, or interface device. Open it up and see if you have options to turn on or reset anything.



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