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No Sound I was listening to my online class to a break for about an hour started it back up and no sound. I checked the sound card and it is working. What can I do to get my sound back working. I had this problem once before, but I don't remeber what I did to fix it. Can you please help me.

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  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2008

    I conected a vcr to the qin tv card i can get a video but no sound at all

  • snopo Feb 15, 2008

    i reformat my hp pavilion ze1210 laptop and the sound was gone. what will i do?

  • balach Apr 01, 2008

    I have an Compaq Presario 1600 and start it have no sound

  • Anonymous May 12, 2008

    Please provide me the sound drivers

  • Anonymous May 18, 2008

    no sound

  • Anonymous May 24, 2008

    no sound

  • Anonymous May 24, 2008

    i don't have a driver of my sound card

  • Anonymous May 28, 2008


  • Anonymous Jun 11, 2008

    la laptop tiene los sonidos activados en el monitor pero no se oye nada

  • cliffv63 Jun 15, 2008

    looked no mixer active erorr and i tried every possible ways show. when i went to the device there a exclamation mark next to the idt high definiton codec. which the mixer is located in.

  • Anonymous Jun 20, 2008

    I'm on OSX Mac and I'm getting no sound. The rack mount says CPU OVERLOAD. What does that mean?

  • punita Jun 28, 2008

    it stops playing sound after 30 minutes.

    it shows compatibility but an error message.

  • Anonymous Jul 02, 2008


  • wgsanders Jul 02, 2008

    Well i was listening to music and i turned the music off but the next day the speakers weren't working anymore

  • Anonymous Jul 09, 2008

    my sound divice is working,

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  • Anonymous Aug 14, 2008

    I when to test the sound, by going on start menu the opened RUN, then typed dxdiag to run DirectX Diagnosis Tool, then went on sound 1 to test, The result was( Failure at set 19 (user verification of software): 0*00000000 error code)

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Hi guys ...

did u tried this link ????
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There is a OLD drivers... ISA & PCI ....


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I'm having the same problem. I think that if you use, just like me, windows xp, your sound card must be signed digitally. If not, that creates instability in the system, and you have on and off sound problems.

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Hola pro favor espero que solucionen mi problema y de antemano gracias; tengo una compaq pII 333 mhz he cambiado a win xp y no reconoce a la tarjeta de sonido ES1869

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my comp sound deviec is not responding
what can i do?

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XP and Vista do not need drivers. If you are using XP SP2 or greater that is all you need. If you have an "onboard" sound card try going into your bios and disabling that device first. I use XP and never ever installed drivers for this device. Even after a clean installation of XP.

Try making sure your computer is not going into hibernation or sleep mode. Different power saving motherboards handle USB components differently and your device might be getting dropped.

Goto windows sound options, and make sure everything is turned up all the way. If thats good, then goto Control Panel > System > And then the Hardware Tab. Find the Sound Blaster that is listed, click on it - then hit your delete key. After it is removed restart Windows - it should be automatically installed again.

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Try buying a new computer maybe that one will work

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Check the speaker or headphone are working fine may the pins is loose or somthing and also check the driver of sound card it is propely installed.

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