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Missing Sound Device

My system crashed earlier part of the year, since then I have no sound by system shows not sound card or audio. I had sound before I had to use the XP Recovery. Please help me restore my sound no sound

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DON'T KNOW HOW FAR YOU CAN GO WORKING ON YOU PC BUT THINGS YOU CAN TRY ARE CONTROL PANEL ADD HARDWARE LET IT FIND IT, WHEN IT COMES UP YOU'LL HAVE TO KNOW THE NAME AND MODEL OF YOUR SOUND CARD.THE CHOICE WILL BE YOU HAVE THE DISK OR YOU WILL SEE IT IN THE LIST AND CLICK ON IT AND IT WILL INSTALL THE DRIVER FOR IT,HOPE THIS HELPS

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Sounds like the driver for the sound card needs to be installed.

RIGHT click My Computer, select Properties and the click on Device Manager.

Any devices having a problem will have a yellow exlamation mark alongside them. I suspect that your sound card will be shown thus.

RIGHT click the Sound Card and click on Reinstall Driver. If you have a disk, make sure that it is in the CD drawer. When asked if you want to search the Internet, select Not at this time (if you have a disk) or Yes if you do not have a disk.

This should install your drivers and fix the problem.

Good luck.

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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Possibilities are that sound driver might have been corrupted during restore.
So try reinstalling the driver from the mother board's driver cd.
It should do the job for you.

Rarely the worse happens when the mother board's sound card is corrupted, even so you can add an adiitional sound card to mother board and can get back the sound..

But mostly it is the first situation you are facing,.. so reinstalling the sound card driver should do the job for you. It is only the software oriented problem

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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here is a link to your device - it has everything you should need including a link to all the drivers for all your hardware - if this doesn't help please post a comment back and i will help you further - hope this helps you - http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/GXModels/5476/5476nv.shtml

Posted on Sep 25, 2007

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