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I've lost the function of my internal speakers after unplugging headphones. As others here have suggested. plugging them in and unplugging a few times has solved that issue for me. Right now, however, I'm experiencing a different kind of audio loss on my macbook air. My software is fully updated and the audio was working 10 minutes ago. I was watching a movie in quicktime, no headphones in sight, and I paused it. When I restarted the movie, the audio was gone and I can no longer control volume using the keyboard's built in volume buttons. A circle with a strike through it appears below the volume meter, which itself is greyed out. In system preferences under audio, my internal speakers are no longer registered. I tried to open garage band and I get the message "selected driver not found - 10202" which I've seen discussed in other forums. I'm attempting the solutions others have posted here. This is odd, though, and out of the blue.

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Sounds like either your sound card has died, or Mac OS X cannot find it. I suggest taking it to the Genius Bar at your local Apple Retail Store, or try reinstalling Mac OS X with the DVD's that came with your MacBook Air.
Hope all goes well!

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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