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The first thing thta comes to mind, have you turned on mute or lowered the volume? Double click the speaker icon on the bottom right corner of your screen and make sure that the mute box is not checked off, and that the volume is turned up all the way.
Also have you ever updated the drivers for your sound card? If not than follow these easy instructions to update the sound card drivers.

  1. Click 'start'
  2. right click 'my computer'
  3. click 'manage'
  4. on the left side click 'device manager'
  5. on the right side click the + sign beside 'sound,video and game controlers'
  6. than right click each line that has the words 'sound or audio' in it, and click 'update driver'
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Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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