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Sound problem i have recently did a system recovery on my computer an now have no sound. troubleshooting indicates problem with sound driver. how do i recover the sound.

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Re: sound problem

Try downloading the updated driver from the following or try the last site but there maybe a small charge for downloading hope it helps thanks J

www . hp . com
www . hp . co . uk
www. drivers . com

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go into the control panel on your system and re-install the sound drivers for your system, you may need to dl the drivers from online so that you have the most recent drivers.

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Click on the "Start" button and input "Recovery" into the search box. Click on "Recovery Manager."

Click on the "Advanced Options" button when the Windows recovery manager appears. Choose the "System Recovery" option from the list and click on "Next."

Click "No" to decline using the Microsoft system restore and click "Next." Note that HP computers have their own restore system.

Click on "Back up your files first (recommended)." Click on "Next." Follow the instructions given to you by the recovery manager for backing up your files.

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Save these files to removable storage devices such as DVD disks, CD disks, alternative hard drives (that you are not performing a system reset on) or flash drives.

Click on "Next" when the screen reads "Recover without backing up your files." Note that after you proceed with this step, you will lose any and all information on your Hard Drive that you did not back up.

Restart your computer after it has finished the recovery procedure. Visit the HP Support and drivers website and click on the option that says "Download drivers and software (and firmware)." Enter your computer model number (find this on the front of your tower) and press "Enter."

Download the most recent drivers and save them on your desktop. Double-click the driver package and follow the on-screen instructions to install the drivers.

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When the Recovery screen appears, click Next, and then click Yes to perform a normal, non-destructive recovery.

To perform a destructive recovery, click Advanced, and then click Yes.

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After the System Recovery is complete, the computer restarts and continues into Windows setup. Complete the setup screens and wait until the computer finishes the setup.

NOTE: It may take a long time to complete Windows setup. This time varies and may take over an hour, depending on the amount of files that were stored in the user account folders (Like My Documents and the Desktop.

Note:Dont foregt to backup your important files/documents.
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Have a look for system recovery when you switch the computer on.

Some computers (mine included) have a hidden part of the hard drive which contains recovery data. This hidden partition is usually placed there by OEMs (Hp , dell , etc) when they build the system.

You should have got a recovery disc when you purchased the computer - have a loook for that , place it in your drive , then boot off it when you start up your computer.

Restoring using the recovery discs will make all of your devices work , as the system recovery discs that come with your computer contain all the relevent device drivers etc.

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There are CPU Drivers , Chipset Drivers , Video Drivers , Audio Drivers , Modem Drivers And networking drivers available for your laptop if you are running Windows XP.

just load up device manager (Right click My computer and click properties , then go the the hardware tab at the top and click device manager)

Any hardware that has a yellow ! next to it needs its driver. Right click it , select update driver then the wizard will walk you through the steps to search for and install the drivers

Another option would be to just download the drivers from the link above and run the installation utility , this will install the driver for you and is by far the easiest and quickest option.

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