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Toshiba Satellite 105A speakers/volume

I cannot figure out how to get sound on my Satellite 105A laptop.  There are media controls on the left side of the keyboard, but no instructions.  I have tried the volume settings in the Master volume window, but that does not work, either.  I have Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.

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Re: Toshiba Satellite 105A speakers/volume

Task tray menu usage You can turn on and off the features by right-clicking on the TOSHIBA Virtual Sound's task tray icon. You can also select a listening mode with this menu.
Task tray icon menu (Off)
Task tray icon menu (On)
Listening environment menu
Task tray appearance The task tray icon will blink when an audio filter is running. If you move a mouse cursor over the icon a pop-up message appear, then it will show a state of the audio filter.
The message which will appear when the SRS WOW HD is available
The message which will appear when the SRS TruSurround XT is available
The message which will appear when the SRS Circle Surround Xtract is available

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

Re: Toshiba Satellite 105A speakers/volume

There is a dial on the front of the computer below and right of the mouse pad. It is right next to the headphone plugs. That controls the volume.

Posted on Nov 21, 2007

Re: Toshiba Satellite 105A speakers/volume

In the express Media Player instruction book, it says to use Ctrl+uparrow button to raise vol and Ctrl+down arrow to lower,in both audio and DVD

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

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