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Shows my volume is working, but there is no sound!

I restarred my computer on several occassions it makes a sound when restarted, then while trying to listen to music the volume doesn't work

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Maybe a program is controlling the volume, such as realtek drivers or something like it...

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Volume loss


Laptop or Desktop ?
Try swapping the speakers around to see if the problem is in the speaker itself.

Volume problems on computers often happen for a variety of reasons.

Volume troubleshooting, however, is one of the easiest problems to troubleshoot because there are only a few things that usually cause the problems.


Usually the problem isn't even an error but just merely an adjustment that needs to be made.

Test your speakers.


This is the first thing you should check if you can't hear anything coming out of your computer. First try turning up the volume know and make sure you are in fact turning the volume knob and not a tone or balance knob.


Make sure the speakers are completely plugged in to the wall and the computer. Test with another set of speakers or headphones after you have done this.


Check the computer volume level.

On the taskbar is a volume icon, which usually looks like a small speaker.


Click on the icon and turn the volume up.

Make sure it has not been muted.


Double clicking on the icon will bring up a panel of several volume controls.

Try turning up the volume on each slider.


Go to Control Panel and choose "Sounds and Audio Devices."

Under the volume tab, click speaker volume and turn up the level if needed.


Turn up the application volume. Most programs that use sound have an additional volume control just for that program.


Find the volume control and turn it up.

Usually it is located in the lower right or left corner on the program, but you may have to search for it.


Troubleshoot the sound card.

Download the latest drivers from your sound card manufacturer's website.


Go to Control panel > System > Hardware > Device Manager. Click on "Sound, Video and Game Controllers."

Click on your sound card, select the driver tab and then click on "Update Driver."


Point to the file where you saved the latest drivers from the website.

After this, restart your computer.


The speaker plug/outlets is usually at the back of the computer or if its a laptop on the side


you will have to open up the computer to check the lead attached to the rear of the input plug make

sure the connection is good with no dust as dust causes static electricity


clean your computer of dust using a can of compressed air or fine air blower from a compressor making VERY sure that there is

no MOISTURE in the air line specifically around the sound card and the CPU central processing unit

dust causes static to build up in a computer



If this doesn't solve your problem, try reseating the sound card into your computer.


Hope this helps

Nov 10, 2012 | Audio Players & Recorders

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Even after formating and installing windows, after cold restart when i start my system its showing me the screen with several options like safe mode, safe mode with networking, noramal mode, last best...


Chose normal mode, and start normally windows. Next time, make sure that you shut down, or restart computer in a proper way.

I hope I helped you, please rate my solution

Jul 30, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Is there a microphone on this product? If there is, mine isn't working. How can i get it to pick up on audio?


Check out the audio settings on your computer to see if it can detect a mic

XP
Plug in your webcam
Control Panel (Classic View)
Open 'Sounds and Audio Devices' folder and click on the 'Volume' tab - make sure the speakers are not muted, open 'Speaker volume' and set the sliders toward the upper end.
Open 'Audio' tab - make your preferred mic the default device in the 'Sound recording window'
Open 'Volume' below the window to ensure the mic is not muted
Click 'Apply' and 'OK'
Restart your computer
Configure the webcam / mic to your chat program

VISTA
Plug in your webcam
TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
Right click on the volume graph and select 'Show disabled devices' and 'Show disconnected devices'
To set your preferred mic as default - click the mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

Configure to your chat program

Aug 30, 2010 | Radio Shack VGA PC Camera Webcam

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My computer speakers stopped working after installing Logitech quickcam deluxe for notebooks. Please help.


Run an audio check

XP
Plug in your webcam or headset or mic you wish to use with your webcam
Control Panel (Classic View)
Open 'Sounds and Audio Devices' folder and click on the 'Volume' tab - make sure the speakers are not muted, open 'Speaker volume' and set the sliders toward the upper end.
Open 'Audio' tab - make your preferred mic the default device in the 'Sound recording window'
Open 'Volume' below the window to ensure the mic is not muted
Click 'Apply' and 'OK'
Restart your computer
Configure the webcam / mic to your chat program

VISTA
Plug in your webcam or headset or mic you wish to use with your webcam
TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
Right click on the volume graph and select 'Show disabled devices' and 'Show disconnected devices'
To set your preferred mic as default - click the mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

Aug 28, 2010 | Logitech QuickCam Deluxe for Notebooks

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My webcam works fine on other websites but when i try to talk nothing happens. It works fine when i test it but not on websites


You need to set the mic you wish to use with the webcam as the 'Default' mic

XP
Plug in your webcam or headset or mic you wish to use with your webcam
Control Panel (Classic View)
Open 'Sounds and Audio Devices' folder and click on the Audio tab - make your preferred mic the default device in the 'Sound recording window'
Open 'Volume' below the window to ensure the mic is not muted
Click 'Apply' and 'OK'
Restart your computer
Configure the webcam / mic to your chat program

VISTA
Plug in your webcam or headset or mic you wish to use with your webcam
TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
Right click on the volume graph and select 'Show disabled devices' and 'Show disconnected devices'
To set your preferred mic as default - click the mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

Configure to your chat program

Aug 25, 2010 | Logitech QuickCam Fusion Webcam

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People cannot hear me


If your webcam has a built in mic make it the default mic

XP
Control Panel (Classic View)

Plug in your webcam

Open 'Sounds and Audio Devices' folder and click on the Audio tab - make your webcam mic the default device in the 'Sound recording window'
Open 'Volume' below the window to ensure the mic is not muted
Click 'Apply' and 'OK'
Restart your computer

Vista

Plug in the webcam

TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
Right click on the volume graph and select 'Show disabled devices' and 'Show disconnected devices'
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

Configure your webcam to the chat program

Aug 22, 2010 | Logitech Webcam

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How to install the mic on this


Depends on your OS
If you have XP do it from the Control Panel (Classic View)

Plug in your webcam

Open 'Sounds and Audio Devices' folder and click on the Audio tab - make your webcam mic the default device in the 'Sound recording window'
Open 'Volume' below the window to ensure the mic is not muted
Click 'Apply' and 'OK'
Restart your computer

Vista

Plug in the webcam
TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
Right click on the volume graph and select 'Show disabled devices' and 'Show disconnected devices'
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

Aug 21, 2010 | Logitech QuickCam Communicate Deluxe...

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SOUND DRIVER NOT AVAILABLE


Go to your computer manufacturer's website and go to the driver/software download page according to your computer's make/ model number. Download and install the audio drivers. If this does not work, make sure that you have your speakers set to default, making them the things that you are wanting the sound to play out of. You can access this and set the default by going to your control panel, then to your speaker settings, then to your playback. There, you can select default, and then maybe restart your computer...Once restared and rebooted, then chck and see if you are getting sound.

Sep 13, 2008 | Compaq Presario Notebook

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No microphone works


Do you see mic volume at the volume control?
if not then do the following:

Please check the volume control of your system. in the task bar double click the volume control.

if not see in the task bar, then go to control panel and then "sounds and audio device" and then "advanced"

see the master volume.

click "option"
and then " properties"

show the ff volume control

check the "microphone", and the "line volume"
if set to mute, uncheck the box and adjust volume.

Dec 27, 2007 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

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