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Hearing sounds on my computer

I've had my Compaq desktop computer for over a year now and was recently told by a friend that my computer had a virus. He suggested that I delete my entire hard drive to get rid of it and to reinstall all my software, which he did. Now the virus is gone and the computer is working like new again. The only problem now is that after installing the itunes software, I am unable to listen to or hear any of the music. So I went back to my friend explaining my new problem and he said i need to download a sound card but i dont know which one i need. Therefore, my question now is how do i find out which one i need?

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  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008

    It's a Compaq Presario SR2011WM

  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008

    it is now giving me this message:You must install Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture High Definition
    Audio bus driver on the system before installing these drivers. i tried to google it but am still having trouble finding what i need.

  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008

    I just went to both links and downloaded both but unfortunately it still does not work. Everytime I open itunes I get this message: Itunes has detected a problem with your audio configuration. Audio/Video playback may not operate properly and I still can't hear anything.

  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008


  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008

    How do I get to the device manager and no, the media player does not work either.

  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008

    I found the device manager and it says that the hardware was not installed because the wizard could not find the necessary software

  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008

    I am under the impression that there is because I was not having any issues with the sound before my friend tried to help me with the virus issue.

  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008

    I see two different spots for headphones, one on the monitor and the other on the cpu, but not speakers and I tried them both but still no sound.

  • Kaiyah Jan 05, 2008

    It says to Select
    Sound Device
    from the system information menu and write the name of the sound device and the name of the manufacturer on paper. Then to use those key words to search the internet but there is no information there to write down

  • Kaiyah Jan 06, 2008

    But there are none listed for me to write down to find on the internet. So what do I do next?

  • Kaiyah Jan 06, 2008

    Thank you very much for taking the time to help me. Happy New Year

  • Anonymous Oct 03, 2008

    My computo had a virus, after re-installing i can not hear anymore music no sound, or I can not whatch DVD movies. what to do?



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What your friend means is a sound card driver. I dont understand why he didnt do this for you. But, if you give me the make and model number of your compaq, I will send you the link so you can download it and install it.

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