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My Acer emachines computer does not have any sound. I have checked my headphone connection and volume controls. Both of them are all right. It seems that my system cannot detect the sound device. Why is this the case?

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Right click on my computer and select the device manager...look down the list to see if you have any exclamation points next to the sound card device...if you see an exclamation you may need to reload the driver for the sound card..you can click on the properties tab for the sound device and there should be a tab to update the driver...try updating the driver...if this dosen;t work..then you may need to pull out the sound card(unless it's on the main board). Look at the sound card to determine what make/model the card is..try going to the website for the manufacturer of the sound card to see if they have an updated driver for your version of your operating system....If all this doesn;t work then your sound card may be bad and need to be replaced...If your sound in built in on the motherboard then there are 2 things you can do...First, go to the BIOS setup to see if the internal sound system can be disabled...if so then you can purchase a separate sound card and install it in a pci slot on the motherboard....Or, if you can not disable the sound, Then you may need to replace the motherboard itself.

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    You must be logged on as an administrator to perform these steps.

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    2. Under Main Volume, move the slider up or down to raise or lower the volume.

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  • Make sure your headphones are not plugged into the line out (headphone) jack of your sound card or computer (unless you want to be listening with headphones rather than speakers). When you plug in headphones, most computers automatically cut the sound to the speakers.

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3. Right-click the name of the sound card, and then click Properties.
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• Make sure that the speaker volume is not muted or turned down too low.



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2. Under Main Volume, move the slider up or down to raise or lower the volume.
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