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Sony vaio audio driver problem


im working on a sony vaio vfg840 w laptop, and the audio drivers are driving me insane. im working with a clean install of XP SP2. after trying for an hour without success to get the thing to play audio, i formatted the machine and started over. i downloaded all the drivers fresh from the sony website....everything else seems to work fine. i run the executable for the Realtek High Definition Audio, and it installs. I can go to device manager and see the device loads with no conflicts. the realtek volume control / settings app loads in the tray. everything looks fine - but i max out all the volumes, toggle the speakers on and off, plug in headphones, speakers, you name it....and no audio! i don't know whats wrong. the guy whos laptop it is swears the speakers have worked before, im not ready to blame hardware just yet. anyone else have this problem?

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If not anything open the system and check the connections sounds like you have hit on everything else besides that

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