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Warning "cannot access volume control"

Satellite L25 OS Windows XP Home edition duly updated with MS automatic updates.

On starting the computer the subject's warning appears, and the volume icon does not appear in the task bar.

The sound coming out of CDs and downloaded music from the web works all right.

The sound for Videos downloaded from sites like Youtube
does not work.

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  • claude ranupas Aug 31, 2008

    unfortunately that is not the problem. The extension for the videos are not what causes the non sound out of the videos downloaded fron any site Just the image is seen but no sound can not be heard. Then again, I have tried the MS sound devices troubleshooting and they report that all the system's components are working all right.

    Please help!!!

  • vikutty Dec 19, 2008

    Hi all

    I have the same issue of Cannot access Volume control....
    Can someone help pls...all methods/solutions suggested in the Wide web has been tried ...but bears no fruits.... :(

    Thanks in advance
    Vinodh S

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    Ihave the exact same problem.

  • mari88 May 07, 2009

    i have the same problem :(



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I have a toshiba P105 S6177 Microsoft Windows Vista and I'm receving Warning ( Cannot access volume control)

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Are they raw files from youtube or have you converted them to avi's ?

Files downloaded from those sites usually end with .flv i believe it is.


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