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Windows crashed reinstalled xp now say no sound device found tried removing an reinstalling

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Re: no sound device found

Check the following,
. Speakers, connecting cables and Sound Card are working fine by connecting to another computer.
. Speaker Cable is connected to an audio port (Audio/Video port in system box).
. Volume is MUTE / Low (in Volume Controller).
. Audio drivers have installed.
To Check follow the Steps:
• Go to Start>
• Control panel>
• Double click on "System" Icon> (it shows the System Properties Window)
• Select “Hardware” Tab>
• Select “Device Manager” Tab> (it shows the Device Manager Window)
• Select “Sound, video and game controllers”>
• Expand “+” symbol> (check the audio Codecs, Legacy Audio Drivers and others are not in Questioned Mark (?) symbol with yellow color. If there need to install the drivers ).
6. If not, insert the motherboad CD, browse>select audio driver>install. After completion, restart computer and check.

Posted on Dec 22, 2009

Re: no sound device found

Have d same problem wit my compaq presario 3000 laptop after reinstalling windows. how do i rectify tihis

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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Re: no sound device found

Check for devices in "other devices" in Device manager

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