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No sound from media player

My Computer passes all sound tests but won't play music

HP Pavilion 6745C - How to get my media player to play any cd's?

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I have an HP pavilion slimline s3600f desktop pc and the optical disk drive doesn't seem to be reading cd's or DVD's.

Check the Device Manager to make sure that the OS does not have any issues with the device. If there is an exclamation point ( ! ), then Windows has issue with it. If there is an " ! " then right-click on the device and select update driver.

If the drive shows in My Computer, right-click on the drive and select "eject" from the list. This will verify that the OS is talking to the device.

Check your BIOS settings to make sure that it appears in the BIOS and is not disabled.

Also, Microsoft recently released an update to disable Auto-Play on CD/DVD drives. If Auto-Play isn't working (due to this update), then put a music/movie cd/dvd into the drive and open Windows Media player and try to play the disc through there.

The drive may not be "broken" it just may be that auto-play has been turned off by Microsoft.

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First of all check if the drivers are properly installed in device manager:-
Right click on Computer and then click Properties--device manager, expand CD/DVD Rom drive and check if the driver is installed.
If driver is installed right click on it and click on delete and then restart the computer.

If the above step doesn't help then try to delete upper/lower filter in registry:-
Click Start--Run type 'regedit' and press enter and now expand the following-
now on the right panel right click the 'upper filter' and click delete and then right click the 'lower filter' and then click delete.

If these steps doesn't help then it means there is a hardware fault with your dvd/cd drive and you need to replace the same.

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Please describe the cmos battery location on hp pavilion 6745c desktop and how to replace it. thank you.

On the mainboard you will see a big silver 3v button cell. this is the BIOS/CMOS battery. It is held down by a clip, using a screwdriver pull it back and then use your finger to pop it out. Replace it with the same size and voltage button cell.

Thanking you

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No sound with my hp pavilion f50 and plk audio speakers

Plug in ONLY the regular wired speakers and ONLY to the green port on the back.

Make sure they are powered up and the volume is about half way.

Ok now you need to call up ether the sound card application or preferably the windows volume control from the bottom toolbar.

Click Open Volume Control.

A box with sliders in should appear. make sure that volume control, wave, sw synth, aux, cd player, line in
are all about half way and that none of them have ticks in the box at the bottom.

If any of those are missing click options then properties from the top left and put a tick besides any that were missing (nothing else)
Now close the slider box.

Put a normal music cd in your cd/dvd player on the computer and set it to play with windows media player.
You should now have sound out of the speakers.

Double check that EVERYTHING is ok.
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When trying to play torrent movies on my computer, I get picture and background music and sound but no voice.

Is this every torrent movie you try and watch ?

The site you are getting them from might just be full of junk. There is no reason you should get music/sound but no voice.

Try downloading VLC Media Player.

Note: Downloading movies threw torrent sites is Illegal.

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Having problems burning music from computer

What is exactly the problem, Does your computer have the software and the CD burner in it? What are the steps you follow to burn music?
Normally to burn the music from the computer , use Media player or any other software that can burn CD. Pick the music files to be burned from the local drive. Insert blank CD in the CD burner. Hit the burn to CD button from the CD burning software.

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DVD-Rom station or CD-rom Station.
If it's not listed you don't have a DVD-rom player and you can never play dvd's unless you work with images and image drive software like daemon tools or alcohol 120%.

If you do have a DVD-rom player you can play dvd's with Cyberlink Powerdvd or BS-player. Even with Windows Media Player.

It depends on the operating system you have.

Hope this was helpfull. If questions i am happy to answer.

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