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Sound problems I have sound when I play DVDs or CDs, but not when playing from AUX, or TV. The connections are tight, no mute buttons are pressed, and the sound was working earlier.

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  • havlickjo Dec 24, 2007

    Great. The solutio nworked perfectly. I had to unplug the unit, and when I pluged it back in everything worked greta. Thank you for the easy accurate answer.

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2007

    CD and DVD works, stored music works no sound through televesion and cable television. Checked all wiring looks fine no mute buttons on.

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2008

    I just ran into the same problem. After trying everything under the sun to solve it, I found this website posting. After unplugging the media center and plugging it back in, everything works fine! It goes to show - always start with the simple things first!



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Power down the media center for 20 seconds then power it back up. This will clear the problem.

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