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No sound on my Windows XP desktop

Specs: Windows XP
No sound card installed


I removed my audio driver by accident (SoundMAX) and now it wont play my music. It shows the track is running on Windows Media Player but the sound was not there. Steps that I did include

1. Went to Device Manager > Right click Sound Controller: Uninstall
2. Restarted
3. Installed drivers automatically: same issue
4. Looked online but dunno which driver to download to get the audio back.

Any help will be greatly appreaciated.

Kharla

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  • aparnareddy Jul 13, 2008

    hello,
    thank you for helping in advance.

    my computer can't play any audio sounds on speakers. i have had rebooted windows xp software. immediatly after rebooting my system i got the sound and audio device icon on taskbar. but after some time the icon is disapperaring. i clicked properties of sound and audio device on control pannel i found a message "no audio device". please Help me to play audio in my computer.


  • moonriverf17 Apr 10, 2009

    No audio sounds on speakers. I have had rebooted windows XP software. Tried the Troubleshooting guidelines but to no avail.



    Bluetooth AV Audio is my default device.



    The DirectSound test results: Failure at step 19 (User verification of software): HRESULT = 0x00000000 (error code)



    Is it possible that the cause of my audio problem was this notation i got after the sound test failed - that Digital signer is not digitally signed..whcih means that it has not been tested by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL). That i need to get a WHQL logo'd driver from the hardware manufacturer.



    Please help me to reolve this problem...i have gone through toubleshooting all day...and until now...got no audio from my speakers. The image in CD/DVD is ok...but again no audio as well.



    Regards,



    Marii

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Sound may be muted in the control panel
click the icon in the tray to bring up the
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