Question about Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Laptop
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If your computer came with a motherboard disc the sound drivers could be on it
Click start control panel administrative tools computer management device manager scroll to sound video and game controllers you might see a yellow question exclamation mark? ! or a red X Right click to reinstall drivers.
Click start control panel sounds and audio volume advanced speakers make sure you have selected the
(appropriate speakers) also audio you will find 3 drop down lists make sure you have selected the correct speaker settings.
Click start control panel sounds and audio devices select advanced there might be a tick in the mute box untick it.
If his does not fix the problem
Click start control panel sounds and audio devices you can adjust the volume there also select speaker volume.
You can change your settings there you can also tick in the box place icon in taskbar for any further volume control settings you will need to right click on the speaker volumeiconsystem select adjust volume
Click start control panel sounds and audio volume advanced speakers select the appropriate speakers
from the drop down list or navigate to the device manager scroll to system devices + to expand system speaker right click properties then select use this device (enable) also you might check the speaker plug/outlets they are usually at the side of the laptop. You will have to open up the computer to check the lead attached to the rear of the input plug make sure the connection is good with no dust as dust causes static electricity
Clean your computer of dust using a fine air blower from a compressor making VERY sure that there is
no MOISTURE in the air line specifically around the sound card and the CPU central processing unit.
dust causes static to build up in a computer
on the home page you should see a search tab just type in what you are looking for
IE: motherboard name audio driver you might have to try a few times to get it right
for windows 7
Click start right click on computer select properties then device manager scroll to sound and video game controllers if you see a yellow question/exclamation mark or a red X the driver will need to update drivers
Click start right click on computer select properties then device manager scroll to sound and video if you right click on sound and video then on high definition audio device select update driver software
Click start control panel hardware and sound manage audio devices right click on your speaker select configure speakers.
Right click on the speaker icon in the bottom taskbar you will see an array of options select
playback devices make sure it has a green tick and the correct speakers are selected
If you computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it although
once speakers are connected widows 7 should automatically update the drivers
Click start control panel hardware and sound manage audio devices playback you might have to set a default go for via high definition audio then right click on speaker
You might have to configure them then select properties you will see tabs general level in this tab make sure your settings are loud enough also enhancements and advanced from the drop down list in the advanced tab select dvd quality or another then apply
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