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My laptop wont play sound

When i try to do anything with sound it comes up with a message (cannot play back the audio stream: no audio hardware is available, or the hardware is not responding.) the i clicked on details and this is what i got (windows media player error center) (THERE IS NO SOUND CARD) (you either do not have a sound card installed on your computer or it is not functioning properly. if you dont have sound card installed , you must install one before you can listen to audio in a digital media file. if yu do have a sound card installed, refer to its documentation to troubleshoot the problem) (ERROR ID =0x80040256, REMEDY ID=0x00000000) i went to system in control panel and checked out the hardware then device manager. it had a !on AUDIO DEVICE but there was two like that aqnd there was also a ! on unknown device in the sound, video and game controllers. when i clicked on the !audio device it said (the drivers for this device are not installed.[code 28] you can install the drive on the computer bu t i cant get internet to download the driver so i want to download it on my regular pc to put it on my memory card and then put it on my laptop if u can hel me that would be great but if it is more than downloading a couple drivers like having to buy a sound card than ill have to live with it like that. but i really hope you can help me because i really like listening to music. HERE ARE SOME DATAILS OM MY LAPTOP ---------------------------------- GATEWAY SOLO, PENTIUM 2, 128MB RAM,4GB HARD DRIVE,WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL WITH NO MODEM. THANK YOU I can't not here any sound on my Gateway solo 5300 laptop The sound is missing and no sound at all

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  • bes2008 Dec 29, 2007

    when i try to do anything with sound it comes up with a message (cannot play back the audio stream: no audio hardware is available, or the hardware is not responding.) the i clicked on details and this is what i got (windows media player error center) (THERE IS NO SOUND CARD) (you either do not have a sound card installed on your computer or it is not functioning properly. if you dont have sound card installed , you must install one before you can listen to audio in a digital media file. if yu do have a sound card installed, refer to its documentation to troubleshoot the problem)
    (ERROR ID =0x80040256, REMEDY ID=0x00000000)
    i went to system in control panel and checked out the hardware then device manager. it had a !on AUDIO DEVICE but there was two like that aqnd there was also a ! on unknown device in the sound, video and game controllers. when i clicked on the !audio device it said (the drivers for this device are not installed.[code 28] you can install the drive on the computer bu t i cant get internet to download the driver so i want to download it on my regular pc to put it on my memory card and then put it on my laptop

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    it dont have any sounds



  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2008

    i just reformat my laptop..... and really get excited when its done... but when im about to play some of my music installed i cant hear anything and i think i`d erased the previous sound card installed on my laptop... what will i do now to restore my soundcard...

  • bocamla Feb 04, 2009

    Sound sometimes works but then does not

  • gtanihu Feb 12, 2009

    'cannot play back the audio stream; no audio hardware is available, or the hardware is not responding' this is the massage i always receive when i try to play music. i have internet connection and tried several times to download sound card but was impossible please show me how to go about downloading a sound card or an alternate way to solve this head aching problem.
    please help me because i am getting board and sick of all these.

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You can get the drivers you need from Gateway support.you must load them per instruction or you will end up in a loop you can't escape . that is the pickle i'm in now. good luck!

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The easiest/quickest way to solve this is system restore your computer to an eairlier date.try to remember when this problem started and goto that date.happy holidays

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