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No sound what-so-ever

Alright, i have a Powerbook G4 with Mac OS X 10.4.11 and I have no sound what so ever except for the start up sound. I have checked all the settings and the inputs and outputs are all correct. the Volume and mute buttons work properly according to the icons the screen displays, the somputer recognizes when headphones are plugged in but still no sound. I've tried reloading the OS, updating everything to the max, rechecking the system settings but still no sound except for the start-up chime. any suggestions?

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Do you have the Apple Hardware Test Utilities Disk. If so, restart the computer with that cd inside. It will do a diagnostic and determine if there is a defect with the hardware.
If not, power off the computer.  Wait about 2 minutes. Then press and hold down the power button til you hear a long beep noise. then release. allow computer to finish booting up. Then do a sound test again.  
let me know if this helps.
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