I cannot play a sound.the message i get whenever i want to listen to music is Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There may not be a sound device installed on your computer, it may be in use by another program, or it may not be functioning properly.pls i dont really understand on how to check the solution on this site.
There may not be a sound device installed on your computer, it may be in use by another program, or it may not be functioning properly. that is also my problem everytime i want to play a music in my pc
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Re: no sound device
What is your motherboard type and model? If you purchased your computer a brand new unit,a CD installerforit device drivers shouldcome with it. If you have that Device driver installer CD,try installing from the CD device installer that came with your new PC.
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Sorry pal. Machine is a DELL Inspiron 1721. No cable neither loudspeakers. I have no motherboard CD shipped with laptop. I already tried to install audio drivers from DELL Utilities & Drivers CD, but OS refuses to recognize that a soundcard is present.
Thanks anyway. It has to be solved by someone who's had the same problem and managed to work around it.
Your sound device is either damaged or has no driver installed. Look in Control Panel/System/Hardware/Device Manager for yellow marks. You'll find the driver at the Compaq site. I can't help you further without a model number.