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My sound card is problume are My sound card is not sound deceated My sound card is no volume they are say please install the mixer divece

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SOURCE: there is no sound


My name is Vikram Kumar Thumu, from India-Hyderabad. I have seen your message on the issue related to  sound issue . I would like to provide my suggestions on the issue. I hope that this should work for you and will resolve the issue.

Well, this issue could happen if the Sound drivers in your Pc got corrupted. To isolate and resolve the issue I recommend youu to try below solutions....

Solution 1:

Reset the BIOS
This step resets the On-board Audio setting to Automatic for most HP and Compaq desktop computers. If you would like to keep your current BIOS configuration, or if resetting the BIOS to the default setting does not help, continue to Step 2: Change the on-board sound setting in the BIOS .

  1. To enter the BIOS, turn on the computer and press the F1 key repeatedly until a BIOS Setup screen opens. NOTE: On certain Compaq Presario computers (prior to 2002) press the F10 key instead of F1.
  2. In the BIOS Setup screen, press the F5 key.
  3. Select Yes or OK (press the Enter key). Press the F10 key. Select Yes or OK to save the default settings (press the Enter key).
  4. Start Windows and check for sound. If there is still no sound, go to the next Solution 2:


Solution 2:

If your computer does not have Windows XP, skip this Solution.. If you are experiencing no audio, the Windows Audio Service may have been disabled or set to manual. You may also see the messages There are no active mixer devices available or No Audio Device Found . To fix these errors, enable the Windows Audio Service by following these steps:

  1. Click Start , Run , and enter services.msc into the Open field. A services window opens.
  2. Scroll down the list of services and find Windows Audio.
  3. Right-click Windows Audio and select Properties
  4. Select Automatic from the dropdown list, and click Start to start the audio service

Click OK and test for sound using the same steps as above with the volume control slides.

  • If sound is now restored, a software program may have disabled Windows Audio or is preventing Windows Audio from automatically starting when Windows opens. If your computer continues to experience no sound after restarting the computer, repeat these steps to re-enable the Windows Audio Service.
  • If you still cannot hear sound, continue to the next solution 3.

Solution 3:


In this solution we need to remov sound drivers in Safe Mode

  1. Turn on the computer and press the F8 key repeatedly until a menu appears.
  2. Select Safe Mode and press Enter .
  3. In Windows XP, click Start , and right-click My Computer . In Windows 98 and Me, right-click the My Computer icon on the Windows desktop.
  4. Click Properties from the list that appears.
  5. In Windows XP, click the Hardware tab, then the Device Manager button. In Windows 98 and Me, click the Device Manager tab.
  6. Click the plus sign ( + ) next to Sound, video and game controllers
  7. Right-click a sound device name to be removed from the list. Do not remove Audio Codecs, Video Codecs, or Legacy Audio Drivers. .
  8. Select Uninstall or Remove .
  9. Continue removing sound devices until all are removed except Audio Codecs, Video Codecs, or Legacy Audio Drivers. NOTE: If the audio device is a combination sound-modem card (named Riptide or Conexant Combo in the list), remove items with Riptide or Conexant under the Modem section.
  10. Click OK .
  11. Close all programs, restart the computer

Once if you restart the try to Reinstal the sound drivers

  Steps are:

Windows should find new sound hardware. If Windows does not find any new hardware, refer to: Next Solution 4 to reinstall the original drivers.

  1. If a window appears stating that it needs help finding a particular file, browse and select the file using each of the following path names until the file is found:
    • C:\Windows\inf
    • C:\Windows\options\cabs
    • C:\Windows\system
    • C:\Windows\system32
    • C:\Windows\I386
  2. Click Continue Anyway on any Digital Signature Verification windows that appear.
  3. Restart the computer and test for sound.

Solution  :

Please open below link in the new Internet Explorer. Copy and Paste the link at the address bar  and then click GO. This will open a web page that titles as " HP and Compaq Desktop PCs -  Using Application Recovery (Windows 9x, Me, and XP) "

Link :

Once if you open web page, please perform the steps that are mentioned in web page. I hope that this should resolve the issue.  


This should resolve the issue for you.


 If you need any further assistance on the issue, you can mail me at . I'll be glad to help you.



Posted on Oct 30, 2007


SOURCE: sound card driver problum

i dont know what is my sound sard driver i want to detect my driver

Posted on May 04, 2008

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SOURCE: No sound on my computer

Go back to the Control Panel, click on Add or Remove Programs, look for 'Add/Remove Windows Components' and check if the media player is checked.

Most sound cards and on-board sound chips have their own software but the Media Player will suffice.

If it is checked, go to 'System' (in the Control Panel), then click on the Hardware tab, then Device Manager.

Go down the list to see if Sound, video and game controllers has a red 'X' showing.
If it does, then either the driver is damaged or the hardware itself has failed.
If it is only the driver, you can delete the exed item and try rebooting to see if Windows restores it.

If that doesn't work, the you may have a system board problem (expensive).

Let me know how you do-

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

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SOURCE: My Intel ESS ES1868F Sound card problem

Sounds like you need to install the correct drivers for your sound card. Usually the sound card comes with a CD that has the sound card drivers on them, but if you don't have the CD you can usually go to the website for the maker of the card and download the drivers from there. Once you have downloaded them install your drivers and presto you should be good.

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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SOURCE: the audio device suddently said not installed

install the sound driver

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