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No sound i try to play sound and sound device in control panel is all greyed out and it says windows cannot play sound %system root%\media\windows xp error.wav.your sound card maybe in use.

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  • Angela Marshall Mar 29, 2008

    i have uninstalled and reinstalled the driver a few times and still no sound.the device manager still shows a greyed out area so i cant even check the box to put the speaker icon on my taskbar.

  • Angela Marshall Mar 29, 2008


    Multimedia
    Audio Adapter Modem #4 Line Playback
    Audio Adapter Modem #5 Line Playback

    Storage
    IDE Controller Intel(R) 82371AB/EB PCI Bus Master IDE Controller
    Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
    Disk Drive WDC WD205AA (19 GB, IDE)
    SMART Hard Disks Status OK

    Partitions
    C: (NTFS) 19555 MB (7749 MB free)

    Input
    Keyboard PC/AT Enhanced PS/2 Keyboard (101/102-Key)
    Mouse Microsoft PS/2 Mouse

    Network
    Network Adapter Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC (98.26.218.248)
    Modem Intel(R) 536EP Modem
    Physical Address Extension (PAE)
    Supported by Operating System Yes
    Supported by CPU Yes
    Active No
    Memory Slots
    DRAM Slot #1 64 MB (SDRAM)
    DRAM Slot #2 64 MB (SDRAM)
    DRAM Slot #3 128 MB (SDRAM)

    AGP Controller
    AGP Version 1.00
    AGP Status Enabled
    AGP Device ATI Xpert 98 AGP2X
    AGP Aperture Size 64 MB
    Supported AGP Speeds 1x, 2x
    Current AGP Speed 2x
    Fast-Write Not Supported
    Side Band Addressing Supported, Enabled
    South Bridge Properties
    South Bridge Intel 82371EB PIIX4E
    Revision / Stepping 02 / A0
    Package Type 324 Pin mBGA
    Package Size 2.7 cm x 2.7 cm
    Core Voltage 3.3 V

    Chipset Manufacturer
    Company Name Intel Corporation
    Product Information http://www.intel.com/products/browse/chi...
    Driver Download http://support.intel.com/support/chipset...
    Field Value
    BIOS Properties
    BIOS Type AMI
    System BIOS Date 01/15/99
    Device Identifier Device Description
    wave-in.0 0001 0050 Modem #4 Line Record
    wave-in.1 0001 0050 Modem #5 Line Record
    wave-out.0 0001 0051 Modem #4 Line Playback
    wave-out.1 0001 0051 Modem #5 Line Playback
    Field Value
    DirectSound Device Properties
    Device Description Primary Sound Driver
    Driver Module
    Primary Buffers 0
    Min / Max Secondary Buffers Sample Rate 0 / 0 Hz
    Primary Buffers Sound Formats None
    Secondary Buffers Sound Formats None
    Total / Free Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free Static Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free Streaming Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Static Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Streaming Sound Buffers 0 / 0

    DirectSound Device Features
    Certified Driver No
    Emulated Device No
    Precise Sample Rate Not Supported
    DirectSound3D Not Supported
    Creative EAX 1.0 Not Supported
    Creative EAX 2.0 Not Supported
    Creative EAX 3.0 Not Supported
    Field Value
    DirectSound Device Properties
    Device Description Modem #4 Line Playback (emulated)
    Driver Module WaveOut 0
    Primary Buffers 0
    Min / Max Secondary Buffers Sample Rate 0 / 0 Hz
    Primary Buffers Sound Formats None
    Secondary Buffers Sound Formats None
    Total / Free Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free Static Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free Streaming Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Static Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Streaming Sound Buffers 0 / 0

    DirectSound Device Features
    Certified Driver No
    Emulated Device No
    Precise Sample Rate Not Supported
    DirectSound3D Not Supported
    Creative EAX 1.0 Not Supported
    Creative EAX 2.0 Not Supported
    Creative EAX 3.0 Not Supported
    Field Value
    DirectSound Device Properties
    Device Description Modem #5 Line Playback (emulated)
    Driver Module WaveOut 1
    Primary Buffers 0
    Min / Max Secondary Buffers Sample Rate 0 / 0 Hz
    Primary Buffers Sound Formats None
    Secondary Buffers Sound Formats None
    Total / Free Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free Static Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free Streaming Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Static Sound Buffers 0 / 0
    Total / Free 3D Streaming Sound Buffers 0 / 0

    DirectSound Device Features
    Certified Driver No
    Emulated Device No
    Precise Sample Rate Not Supported
    DirectSound3D Not Supported
    Creative EAX 1.0 Not Supported
    Creative EAX 2.0 Not Supported
    Creative EAX 3.0 Not Supported
    Field Value
    DirectMusic Device Properties
    Device Description Microsoft Synthesizer
    Synthesizer Type Software
    Device Class Output Port
    Device Type User-Mode Synthesizer
    Audio Channels 2
    MIDI Channels 16000
    Voices 1000

    DirectMusic Device Features
    Built-In GM Instrument Set No
    Built-In Roland GS Sound Set No
    DirectSound Supported
    DLS L1 Sample Collections Supported
    DLS L2 Sample Collections Supported
    External MIDI Port No
    Fixed DLS Memory Size No
    Port Sharing Not Supported
    Chorus Effect Not Supported
    Delay Effect Not Supported
    Reverb Effect Supported
    Field Value
    Device Properties
    Driver Description Video Codecs
    Driver Date 7/1/2001
    Driver Version 5.1.2535.0
    Driver Provider Microsoft
    INF File wave.inf
    Hardware ID MS_MMVID
    Field Value
    Device Properties
    Driver Description Unimodem Half-Duplex Audio Device
    Driver Date 1/26/1999
    Driver Version 5.1.2535.0
    Driver Provider Microsoft
    INF File modemcsa.inf
    Hardware ID MODEMWAVE\RockwellADPCMVoiceModemWave
    Field Value
    Device Properties
    Driver Description Media Control Devices
    Hardware ID ms_mmmci
    Field Value
    Device Properties
    Driver Description Legacy Video Capture Devices
    Driver Date 7/1/2001
    Driver Version 5.1.2535.0
    Driver Provider Microsoft
    INF File wave.inf
    Hardware ID MS_MMVCD
    Field Value
    Device Properties
    Driver Description Legacy Audio Drivers
    Hardware ID ms_mmdrv

  • Angela Marshall Mar 31, 2008

    there is no yellow question marks on device settings.
    im not sure what kind of computer it is there is no logo on it any where.all it says on the front is micro source.

  • TEMBA May 15, 2008

    same problem-

  • joebhalodia Jul 12, 2008

    i am not able to hear audio sound in my laptop

  • mboma2010 Aug 23, 2008

    i can hear but thay cannot hear me

  • sam_werewolf Aug 24, 2008

    no sound from my speakers

  • Anonymous Sep 18, 2008

    I have no sound an my laptop

  • Anonymous Sep 25, 2008

    my pc mother board is mercury and no sound my pc on my speekers

  • mosoatsij Oct 02, 2008

    i have uninstalled and reinstalled the driver a few times and still no sound.the device manager still shows a greyed out area so i cant even check the box to put the speaker icon on my taskbar.i am using Mecer T7200

  • GuayM Oct 07, 2008

    i am trying to play music thru windows media player but when i click a song, it became orange prefixed by an exlamation point(!)..the message says they cannot play the file with Error ID = 0xC00D11BA, Condition ID = 0x00000000...
    in my device manager, there is a yellow question mark in 'other devices' and in 'unknown devise' , there is a yellow question mark with exclamation point in it....my board is MSI K9NBPM2-FID (MS-7252)...i've installed the driver
    Realtek High Definition Audio Driver R1.98 and reinstalled it but to no avail...



  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    no sound, i cant play music

  • shitpolice Nov 22, 2008

    no sound.cannot play file











  • arranb Dec 28, 2008

    Please Help,
    New Acer 2920 Laptop - No sound!
    Carole

  • janie_1991 Dec 30, 2008

    how do i get my sound to work because i have no audio device



  • psite Jan 04, 2009

    no sound problem

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    no sound

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    No sound is there only mute movie plays I want sound

  • aparsales Feb 19, 2009

    NO sound. I have problem in my pc Intel Pentium III, whenever i try to open any media or mp3 files sound is not working and there is a massage of sound card is not properly installed or its busy with another application. so what to do? i have sound card, Intel 82801 AA AC'97 Audio. Is it out date? so give me another link of that.

  • rokhaya Mar 11, 2009

    i m not getting sounds sounds from my computer.in control panel its displaying no sound device.how can i get a sound device?...

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    i have no sounds

  • GuayM May 11, 2010

    hi everyone,

    would like to ask about this:

    i have a system (java coded) generated excel report of totals...
    from its cells, i want to create a link to another sheet showing the breakdown/details of these totals...
    how can i do this without sacrificing the run time..
    thanks.


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Drivers not properly installed

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I have no sound on my computer,it states there is no sound device,and the control panel is all greyed out.it says my sound card maybe in use.help

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I need sound driver for 82845G motherboard

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I suggest to download the sound driver again from your manufacturer..and install it clean ..and also download and install the UAA architect driver if it is present on the manufacturer site ..cause this may be the issue ..If the sound card is proper installed and it is not in yellow it means the driver is the correct one ...apparently ...but it may be missing this uaa driver needed for most conexant drivers...when you downgraded from vista or windows 7 to xp ..
or your sound may be disabled from bios ..cause usually when something appears with the correct driver but it is grayed out and can not be accessed for any changes it indicates it is disabled..
My suggestion is to go to BIOS settings ..and engage the optimal factory defaults if no other thing works . and see if if this action bring the card back ..
Another fault can be generated by a defective sound card ..and in this case need to be replaced..or if it is a on board one ...just get a pci based one ..and run it in parallel ..or if it is a laptop ..just get an external one usb based..

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Please can you help me with a sound.

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My local disc c was ful and i deleted some things and how there isnt any sound in windows media player,and in everuthing and when i turn on some song it says:Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There might not be a sound device installed on your computer, it might be in use by another program, or it might not be functioning properly. pleaseee helppp meeeee!!!! thank youuu veryy muchh!!

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    same with me...please help us...

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No sound

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I have no sound driver i need a very very good one that will give me low latency and that will work with my music recording

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Sound driver

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If you got the cd, reinstall the driver for your sound card if the problem persists look for an update on the vendors site or in the hardware updates of the windows automatic update ...

http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/
http://www.soundcard-drivers.com/

this sites must help

of not let me know

good luck

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I have no sound device installed

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Yhhhhh

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Try uninstalling the driver for for the sound and install it again.

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

  • Genci Cesula Mar 29, 2008

    Can you tell me more about your computer?

  • Genci Cesula Mar 31, 2008

    Please,



    1. Can you givet me the Brand of your computer? What kind of computer do you have?

    2. Is there any yellow question mark on the device settings?

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SOURCE: no sound

if you installed the XP yourself, as an upgrade, then the old sound drivers are still functioning.
you may have to delete the drivers and go to the microsoft site to download the drivers as I had to do.

www.microsoft.com to the right of the screen --in the smaller window, under all Microsoft Sites, click on downloads and trials then when the little windows show up, click on windows media player.
Install this and the drivers will installwith that program. and you should have sound. then select the VERSIOn windos you have ex;(windows XP)

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