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No sound from speakers

After replacing hard disk "C" I can't hear a sound from my speaker

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You need to download the driver, if you have a cd that came with your computer I would run it, it has the sound driver on it,

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Update your audio drivers, sounds like they aren't working. Try plugging in headphones into the output jack and see if you can hear anything, if you do, it's the speakers that are broken. Please leave me a good rating, thanks! :)

Jul 27, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Got Fujitsu computer from Father in law. He had had the hard drives wiped to get operating speeds back, This must have included the drivers for the speakers. The model is Philips multi media speaker system...

Hi dugdale_jerr
You don't need drivers or software for these speakers but well a 5.1 souncard . So , you have to download the driver for this card . Go to the Device manager and see what it says about the " video sound and games controller " . If you can't identify the sound card , download Driver Genius from and let it scan and identify your device . Once done , you can google it and find the manufacturer to download the driver .
Best regards .
fanaudi .

Apr 18, 2011 | Operating Systems

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I can not hear sound headphone and speakers

If there is not any sound, it could be due to either the audio settings or the lack of audio drivers.
To test sound, you'll need to go into the control panel and click on the "sound" icon. If when you try to play sounds the little preview arrow is gray, then the sound drivers are missing.
If it seems to be playing the sounds but you hear nothing, then the speakers are probably muted. Check that. Also check to see that the speakers are good and that they are plugged into the correct port (should be the green one).

Apr 16, 2011 | Operating Systems

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We have an HCL desktop computer. Though we had loaded Ac97 Sound Driver still the sound is not coming (totally soundless) Can you suggest what to do?

Try to download and save the Audio Driver and then Run it to overwrite the Drivers and then restart right away. Make sure that you select the right operating system. Normally when you restart, you'll already hear the sound for shutting down and the welcome sound.

Then try to play the sample music using Windows Media Player. Try to use a headset if there's one available. If it's still quiet,

Note: you'd need a sound blaster or any desktop speaker to be able to hear any sounds. But if there's already a speaker built-in, then it that means the speakers are defective.
Hearing a beep is not the speaker you use to hear the music.

Hope this helps.

Jan 20, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Sound Work Good But I Can not Hear Any Sound From My Speaker

Is the speaker turn on?
are the drivers for the audio installed?

are the speakers plug in?
if so
your speakers seems not working...

Dec 07, 2010 | Operating Systems

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My system is not playing any sound file.

Please perform the following to determine why you jave no sound.

Following is the keyin sequence for Windows XP - The key-ins will differ somewhat for other Windows operating systems:
Click on START
Select the Classic View (If not already displayed)
Double Click on AUDIO DEVICES
Click on the AUDIO tab.
In the Sound Playback dialog box your sound device (something like "AC 97 Audio") should be listed. If it is not, click on the pull-down menu and select it if you can..
If it is NOT listed, perform the checks listed under CORRECTIVE ACTIONS in this procedure.
If it is listed, perform the following tests:
Click on the SOUNDS tab
Set the Sound Scheme to WINDOWS DEFAULT
Click on APPLY and OK
In the Program Events dialog box, click on any event that has a speaker Icon to the left of it
Underneath the Program Events dialog box you will see a small box with a triangle inside
If the triangle is black that means that the operating system has recognized your sound playback devive (sound card).
Click on the triangle.
You should hear the sound through your speakers (the triange will change to a rectangle while the sound is playing)
After the sound plays the black triangle will re-appear.
If the triangle is black and changes to a rectangle when you click on it and you DO NOT hear sound through your speakers either your speakers are plugged into the wrong jack or you have a problem with your speakers. Test or replace the speakers.
If the triange is gray that means that the operating system does not recognize your sound playback device (sound card). Perform the apropriate corrective action below.

If the playback device is built into the motherboard, the device may not be enabled in the BIOS. Check your BIOS settings. If your sound device is disabled, enable it and repeat this procedure.
If you do not have built-in sound on your motherboard you will need a sound card installed in an expansion slot on the motherboard. This card may not be present. If there is no sound card, install one and then repeat this procedure.
If you do have a playback device installed and enabled you may require a driver update and it's time to seek some professional help from a qualified PC Technician.
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Nov 30, 2010 | Operating Systems

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Couldn't hear any sound from the speaker


Please check first whether power is there in speakers or not? If speakers are okay then please go to control panel and click on sound devices.If the properties are coming faded ,this means the sound driver is not installed.
Check the sound driver needed for your computer or publish the model no.,make of the computer and the issue will be resolved.


Jun 25, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Can only hear audio from dvd r when the headphones

are your speakers ok, is there a green light, try with other speakers, maybe your speakers have gone bad,,,, headphones are just like speakers but are weaker and don't require power, speakers need power supply that you get from the wall or through USB.

Mar 30, 2009 | Microsoft Windows? Vista Home Premium...

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Speaker sound never make low

maybe you install the wrong driver for your sound card. try to get support at hp for the right driver. here is the link on hp support

Jan 23, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Hard Disk Failure

as the hard drive have movable parts it will fail one day.
If you defragement your hard drive monthly then it will take good care of your hard drive.
As the inspector is saying you should be ready for failure of your hard drive and you should back up your data.

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