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My laptop wont play sound

When i try to do anything with sound it comes up with a message (cannot play back the audio stream: no audio hardware is available, or the hardware is not responding.) the i clicked on details and this is what i got (windows media player error center) (THERE IS NO SOUND CARD) (you either do not have a sound card installed on your computer or it is not functioning properly. if you dont have sound card installed , you must install one before you can listen to audio in a digital media file. if yu do have a sound card installed, refer to its documentation to troubleshoot the problem) (ERROR ID =0x80040256, REMEDY ID=0x00000000) i went to system in control panel and checked out the hardware then device manager. it had a !on AUDIO DEVICE but there was two like that aqnd there was also a ! on unknown device in the sound, video and game controllers. when i clicked on the !audio device it said (the drivers for this device are not installed.[code 28] you can install the drive on the computer bu t i cant get internet to download the driver so i want to download it on my regular pc to put it on my memory card and then put it on my laptop if u can hel me that would be great but if it is more than downloading a couple drivers like having to buy a sound card than ill have to live with it like that. but i really hope you can help me because i really like listening to music. HERE ARE SOME DATAILS OM MY LAPTOP ---------------------------------- GATEWAY SOLO, PENTIUM 2, 128MB RAM,4GB HARD DRIVE,WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL WITH NO MODEM. THANK YOU

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  • kithi Nov 01, 2007

    i have bought a new laptop,when i try to play songs it doesnt play,there is a message saying u dont have a sound card or an audio card,or there is a hardware problem.pls install it before playing

  • toyeflo Nov 22, 2007

    it says you need a sound card to play audio same as the guy with the gateway solo computer but mine is a sony vgn-fs515h.what can i do?have downloaded some sound cards off the net.still no solution.help!

  • ravneet May 21, 2008

    You either do not have a sound card installed on your computer or it is not functioning properly. If you do not have a sound card installed, you must install one before you can listen to audio in a digital media file. If you do have a sound card installed, refer to its documentation to troubleshoot the problem.

  • Anonymous Oct 08, 2008

    my laptop wont has no sound even when it shouts down

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    When i open windows i get no sound no errors occur and the sound driver is installed when i try to play any sound it wont play

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Http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/dlcenter.asp Copy and paste this link to solve your problem hopefully, your computer might not be supported anymore or either your going to have to do alot of digging around on the site. Just type in your serial number and see what happens.

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