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Hi i have a toshiba a105 s2131 lap top and has no sound i dont know much about computer so im really lost can someone please help. thanks

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First check that your volume is not on "mute". On XP go to your Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices > Volume tab >uncheck "mute" box, or adjust speaker or device volume

To test sound:

Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices > Sounds tab > program events >choose any sound event and click arrow for sound test

Update your Media Player and makes sure you have download all Windows updates especially sound drivers by going to:
http://update.microsoft.com/

Or you may have to reinstall your sound driver via your restore CD

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Go to Google and try downloading the Realtek AC97 drivers. They are a pretty generic audio driver so should work.

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Lets start at the first step here
If you are running any version of windows:
Step 1: in the bottom right corner (near the clock) there is an icon that looks like a speaker. Lets first make sure the sound is up all the way by clicking on the icon once & then turning it up ALSO while you are on that icon make sure the sound isnt muted. there will be a little check box on this sound menu that pops up when you click on the speaker icon (near the clock).

Step 2: assuming the volume is now all the way up and we checked to make sure the volume isnt muted, according to toshiba's website I looked up you model number that you gave me thanks by the way, and they suggest pressing the FN (function) key plus the Esc (escape) key together to make sure the sound isnt disabled or muted.

I am going to leave you two links one to the toshiba user manual for your specific computer, and another for the downloads and support page for your specific laptop, if those obvious things are the problem with the sound there are other things we can do such as updating sound drivers and checking the settings in the control panel to see if some how the sound has been disabled, also we can check the device manager in the control panel to see if we can test the sound card to see if its working. I am hoping the steps i listed above will help. if not please let me know i wil continue on with more touble shooting

This link below is to your user Manual for your Laptop:
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgibin/tais/support/jsp/modelContent.jsp?ct=DL&os=&category=&moid=1364544&rpn=PSAA5U&modelFilter=A105S2131&selCategory=3&selFamily=1073768663&selModel=1364544%7CPSAA5U

This Link is a the Downloads & Drivers page for your laptop which includes many sound drivers.
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/modelContent.jsp?ct=DL&os=&category=&moid=1364544&rpn=PSAA5U&modelFilter=A105-S2131&selCategory=3&selFamily=1073768663&selModel=1364544%7CPSAA5U#

If the steps above dont work your sound card may have quit working, a few questions

what operating system are you running such as
windows xp, windows vista, linux, leopard?

also have you ever heard sound from this laptop?

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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