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No volume or sound for my Laptop

I have a Laptop in which when i tried to listen to music a pop up message appears which reads ''There are no active mixer devices available.I tried DVD and the output is that i can watch movie but no sound.PLEASE HELP ME TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM.Thanks.Levs

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  • Nayacalevu Feb 26, 2009

    I have tried but same problem.What does that mean "NO ACTIVE MIXER DEVICES AVAILABLE".

  • Nayacalevu Feb 26, 2009

    Great explanation!!Awesome..

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Please check to see if your sound card is installed/enabled, then check to see if the sound files are set to open with that device. Your computer should already have a media player installed (if you're using Windows). Set your music files to open with the media player.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

  • Jackie Finch Feb 26, 2009

    OK, here's a solution: Click Start, Run. In the empty box, type "services.msc" (without the quote marks!) and hit Enter. Scroll down until you see "Windows Audio" and double-click it. When it opens, there should be a field called "Startup type" -- make sure this is set to "Automatic". Just below that is a field called "Service Status" -- if it says "Stopped", click the "Start" button just below it. Then click "Apply", and then click "OK". You should now have sound.



    Please rate this as the solution, you will have to rate this as solution #1 that I posted earlier. Thank you.

  • Jackie Finch Feb 26, 2009

    Thanks! Glad it helped.

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