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Re: how can i install an audio to my computer?
Hi, these instructions will help you with the Audio problem. These are the steps to setupand 'restore' the “AudioDrivers”Part (1) Click on the "Start" button, go to and click in the (right, pane)Control Panel. Scroll to find Hardware and Sound, open the program an select, “Audio Devices, and Sound Themes” selct “Playback” click on the Active "Speakers.” to open Configure to:Audio channels.The Speaker Setup "wizard” help you with the instructions to fix the sound. Select (Test) click, Next!Part (2)Click 'Properties' and change the "sound"(Level). You can also make adjustments using the Enhancements option. “The (Advanced), “I do not recommended!”Next, in the Controller Information(block), open the Properties Icon to "update"Drivers.Check to see if Device usage: is (enable) if not? Enableit. *Note: Click "Apply, OK, and Save when finished. Restart the computer to finalize the changes. "Rating the solution on its helpfulness is appreciated, thanks"
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Do you have the AC adapter plugged into a live outlet and have you turned on the speakers? Make sure that the speaker signal cable is plugged into the correct port on your computer (the lime green port on a desktop). Check that the correct audio driver is installed for your computer. (With Windows 8, use the Device Manager to check. From the Start Screen, type in Device Manager. Click on Settings and then select Device Manager. Alternatively, Windows key+C on the desktop. Select Settings and then Control Panel. You can find the Device Manager under System and Security or Hardware and Sound.) Scroll down to the Audio devices. Expand the section and look for a red triangle with an X or a yellow triangle with an exclamation point. Try updating the driver (check with the manufacturer of your computer for the latest driver). Even if you don't see the error triangle, try reinstalling the latest driver.
Next check if the speakers work on another computer. If they don't work, the audio cable may be damaged. Try a different set of computer speakers on your computer. If other known good speakers do not work and the correct audio drivers have been installed, check the audio output devices. Go to the Control Panel > Hardware and Sound page (as described above). Choose Manage Audio Devices. Check if the HDMI port is set as the default audio device. Disable it for a bit (right click on the device) . Sometimes when a new video card is installed, the audio device defaults to this port. This messes up the drivers for the regular audio.) Reboot the computer and then try reinstalling the audio driver. Reboot again. If it still fails, there is probably something wrong with the audio device hardware. If you are using an add-on sound card, try disabling it and using the motherboard audio device. (A number of add-on sound cards didn't work well with Win7 or Win8. The on-board audio drivers worked better.) If you are using the motherboard audio on a desktop, try an add-on sound card. (Check for Windows 8 compatibility (drivers) before selecting any card.)
if your computer came with a motherboard disc the sound drivers could be on it you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall both the sound drivers and the sound card make sure you have both of these devices backed up to a disc before uninstalling a yellow? question mark means you need to install/update driver to do this right click to install driver also click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to sound,video and game controllers you might see a yellow question mark? Right click to reinstall drivers click start control panel sounds and audio,volume,advanced,speakers select appropriate speakers also audio you will find 3 drop down lists make sure you have the correct settingsthere also click start control panel sounds and audio devices you can adjust the volume there also select speaker volume you can change your settings there you can also tick in the box place icon in taskbar if his does not fix the problem
have you tried this control panel sounds and audio,volume,advanced,speakers select the appropriate speakers from the drop down list or navigate to the device manager scroll to system devices + to expand,system speaker right click properties then select use this device (enable) hope this helps
control panel sounds and audio,speakers select your speakers or audio you will find the necessary adjustments to makethere or control panel,administrive tools,computer management,device manager,sound,could be a yellow question mark? right click to re-install drivers hope this helps
Direct sound is actually referring to Direct X drivers. Do a search for Direct X drivers and download and install the correct ones for your sound card and operating system. Also, if you think your sound card drivers maybe part of the problem go to the Sound Card manufacturer website and download the drivers for your sound card and operating system.
Did you try another available IO/SLOT on the motherboard? If so, go to the realtek website and download latest driver for that model number. Install audio card then update the driver using the new version. I hope this helps.
You probably need Microsoft UAA drivers first 1) Remove any installed audio drivers through device manager 2) Download Microsoft UAA drivers for your O/S 3) Install them and reboot 4) go to device manager right click sound and update driver It will go on the net and in most cases find and install them
I bought a computer the was rebuild \. My sound is not working at all. I have been online and keep seeing a sound device or sound card is needed. I'm am not to computer savy and I have no idea what this means. Is the sound card and sound device the same? can I order the and just download so tha tI will have sound? Please help. I just so confused right now. What do I need to do so that I can hear on my computer. Even if it is through headphones?
I'm not sure whether this is the exact same problem, as I was having, but mine just randomly quit while I was listening to music this morning. I got messages saying "No audio device installed", but when I went to device manager, all my audio devices said they were working properly. If this is the case with you, simply restart your computer. It may take a couple restarts, but this should work. My sound was back even before it finished shutting down.
If it helps anyone trying to get to the root of this problem, I am running XP on a Dell B130 laptop, with the following devices listed in Device Manager: Audio Codecs Legacy Audio Drivers Legacy Video Capture Devices Media Control Devices SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC Video Codecs Hope this helps!