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Audio Disabled no audio devices windows 8

Q: Audio Disabled no audio devices windows 8

Hello
I have an Acer E1-571 suddenly I have an X on my audio controller icon on home page and no audio devices in control panel. I have tried installing sound video and gaming controllers and then tried to install update but it says best already installed and still no Audio.
Any and all help greafully appreciated and many thanks in advance

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Preferred Solution: Audio Disabled no audio devices windows 8

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Audio Disabled no audio devices windows 8

Look for audio drivers on the motherboard CD delivered to when after purchasing your system. If you can't find it or don't have mobo CD around, navigate to manufacturer website and download driver for audio device from there.

Good luck!!

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Hi!

I've recently built a new computer and so far I've had a lot of issues with the audio.
It worked to begin with, the first few hours, but after several installs of different software it stopped working.

I've tried to uninstall/install drivers over and over again, reading on forums and so on trying to solve the problem...

All the three audio devices are faulty:

Internal audio
External sound card
Audio from GTX 580

This is how my device manager looks like:

Hardware:

CPU: Intel Core i7 Quad Processor i7-950
Motherboard: ASUS P6X58D Premium, Socket-1366
RAM: Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600MHz 12GB CL8
HDD OS: Crucial RealSSD C300 2,5" 128GB
Graphic: EVGA GeForce GTX 580 1536MB PhysX CUDA
PSU: Corsair AX 850W
OS: Windows 7 x64

Any help would be highly appreciated!!!
 

A:All 3 audio devices disabled.

Right Click on each of those non-working devices and select uninstall. Restart your computer and report back to us.
 

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Hey I'm new, and I disabled my internal microphone by: Control panel>hardware and sound>manage audio devices>recording tab> and disabled it. I would like to turn it back on now. but it's saying No audio devices are installed please help

A:Disabled internal Mic/no audio devices installed

Hi GuyWithProblems,

Could you please Fill Out Your System Specs? It would really help. Also, are you using a desktop or a laptop? What sound card are you using?

Thanks,
Jaidyn

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I have an unusual problem: my Audio Output Devices are all sorts of confused. I can't change the default device, nor disable/enable any devices, and no sound comes out.

My notification tray shows there are No speakers of headphones plugged in.

Sometimes it says No Audio Output Device Is Installed.

If I click on it, it tries to fix it, but ends up showing the Audio device is disabled (Not Fixed):


When I open up Playback Devices, it is not disabled.

There is nothing under the Levels tab anymore


I have all devices shown.
At this point, I cannot change the default device nor disable certain devices, even though the options are not greyed out & I can select them. Selecting the actions just does nothing.

I don't think it's a hardware issue, because the audio devices change when I plug in the HDMI cable. It still plays no audio over it, but it switches the default device to the HDMI device.

I still cannot enable/disable, nor set default devices. Selecting the actions just does nothing.

Here is my Device Manager content:


I've reinstalled the devices using the drivers from my device manufacturer. I've heard that the HDMI graphics cards can interfere with the audio devices, and to that end I have uninstalled & deleted the drivers for both graphics devices & both audio devices. I've also used Driver Sweeper to remove the graphics devices.

This, coupled with the odd behavior of not being able to enable/disable/set default device... Read more

A:Audio Devices Disabled/Enabled Simultaneously | Cannot Play Sounds

Hi Lysol,
Is there a sound manager in CONTROL PANEL, there are primary options in my one before you get to your screenshots

Roy

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Alright here's my situation:

I have a Core2Duo PC running Vista Home Premium 32 bit, hooked up to my TV using a HDMI cable. This has been working fine for 2 years now. Yesterday I decided to add some more RAM to this PC (4 GB instead of the standard 2 GB to be exact). I know 32 bit will only read 3 GB but I was thinking of upgrading to Windows 7 64 bit later.

Anyway I booted up the computer, worked fine of course, even watched a movie or two without problems. Then this morning I booted up the PC and I suddenly noticed the volume icon saying that there were no audio devices detected! I checked under Hardware and there are no audio devices whatsoever! So my HDMI cable is still giving me picture but no sound! Seeing as I'm using onboard audio I immediately booted into the BIOS and although I couldn't find a specific option that said onboard audio I did see something audio related being "HDA" (I assume HD audio) on automatic, the other option was ACRealtek97 or something. However it was enabled so no luck there.

Does anyone know how all of a sudden my HDMI cable isn't providing audio anymore? I even checked my Nvidia card which also stated that HDMI audio was enabled.

I hope anyone can help me, thanks in advance.

A:HDMI audio doesn't work, no audio devices detected.

hi and welcome to the forum's

Go to:

Control Panel > Sounds > Playback

Then click on HDMI sound and click on the Set Default button

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Hi,

I have just installed the audio driver for my motherboard, restarted the computer and it seems that driver doesn't do anything at all. I have the speaker icon in the tray bar with a red 'x' on it, and it says: "No Audio Output Device is installed". Why is that? I tried the driver that's on the motherboard CD and also the one from Realtek's website, and while they are different versions, the problem is identical.

Please advise.
 

A:Solved: 'no audio devices' after installing audio driver

You have posted in Windows 7 forum but your spec says
OS: Windows Vista
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-P35C-DS3R
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
RAM: Kingston 2GB DDR2 667Mhz
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD2400XT
2. Is it the same system please but with 7, if NOT please post the spec
3. What does device manager show please for sound - on the entry there
 

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i recently bought a new mobo (MSI - p4m900m3) and everything is working fine apart from i cannot get my sound to work.... everything seems to be installed correctly in device manager ( no '!' next to any of my audio drivers) i have ALC888 on board sound. on board sound is enabbled in my BIOS. iv been compleatly stumped on this one for quite a while. if you need any more information just ask. any help would be very appretiated.
 

A:No Audio Device shown in sounds and audio devices

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I have three audio devices on my pc (ATI HDMI, Via HD onboard and steelseries usb soundcard) and through all devices I only get audio out of the left channel. I have tried two pairs on headphones and my tv speakers all with the same results. I have looked at all the balancing end everything is set to even on both channels.

Windows 7 X64 ultimate
M4A78 PRO Mobo Via HD audio
Steel Series Usb SoundCard

A:Audio Only out of one channel (multiple headsets and audio devices)

As you have three devices, each one separately generates the sound. The only thing common would be the sound itself, such as a wav or mp3 file.

When you use the PC's sound chip (VIA HD) that is one hardware device and the wired on the motherboard output jacks. If you use a USB connected sound device then you are using that device to generate the sound and that device's physical jacks. If you use the ATI HDMI, most video cards have their own built in audio chip (unless this is an old video card that uses S/PDIF connection to the motherboard) and thus again everything separate for audio generation and connection.

One comment, if you have both the Via on board audio and the usb connected sound card enabled at the same time there can be conflicts and sound problems. Not the balance problem you have but there can be problems. If you want to use the VIA then physically disconnect the USB. If you want to use the USB, disable the on-board audio in the BIOS.

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Hello,

I'm gonna try and lay out my problem very simply, and then tell you what I have tried/done.

PROBLEM: When I plug in Headphones, I can not hear anything, and in the playback devices, nothing is shown to be plugged in. This goes the same for my other audio device which is a bose sound dock (for ipod but I connect using a 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable)



Okay, so here goes. When I first build the system and installed windows, i wasn't thinking much of the sound as i was installing updates and video card drivers and what-not. I did, at some point, connect the bose to the computer using the 3.5mm jack on the front panel of the computer. It worked fine, I heard the little sounds the computer makes when logging on. Since then I have had troubles with my network card and ran windows update and various other things.

Now no sound works at all. When I realized this I tried:
-Changing the actual front panel cable that is connected to the mobo from hd audio to ac 97 (and changing the setting in the bios)
-Searched for many hours online trying many different solutions such as:
-updating drivers
-rolling back drivers

Other things i've tried:
-system restore
-update bios
-install audio drivers from mobo disc

I have moved past being extremely frustrated and I now just dont know what else to do.

I would greatly appreciate any feedback what so ever :)
Ask me any questions you want

A:Realtek HD Audio/Motherboard Not recognizing any Audio Devices.

Try this.

Nvidia.pdf

Then this.

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my computer's sound has stopped. I have searched through lots of websites looking for help.
I first noticed this problem when I tried to open iTunes and it came up with the message 'iTunes has detected a problem with your audio configuration. Audio/video playback may not operate properly'. I also cannot listen to music or things online either.
I have looked at my computer's device manager and can't find any catergory such as 'sound, video and game controllers', which one site suggested to try and check the sound card. I have also tried to update quicktime but that did nothing. I have also tried looking at 'sound' and under both the playback and recording columns it says that there are no audio devices installed. THis appears to be the common phrase along a problem with the audio configuration.
This has not ever happened to my computer before and I have had it for about 3 years now. It is a toshiba laptop with windows 7 home premium.
Please help guys, I am really frustrated.

A:Audio configuration no audio output devices?

If its not being detected at all in the Device Manager, it will not show up anywhere else.

When you boot up your PC, enter the BIOS (could be called "Setup") and check to see if the sound is disabled. If it is disabled in the BIOS it will not show up in Windows. If its showing as enabled in the BIOS, do a BIOS reset (to factory setup) and see if that makes a difference.

If its not disabled in the BIOS there is a chance the hardware has failed.

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Hi there,

first i'll give ye the spiel about my laptop audio setup

I spilled a pint of vodka and blackcurrant all over the keyboard a few years ago, all this has damaged is how my speakers work (despite the wireless card and under the keyboard being covered in sticky sugar crystals)

(a) the two embedded speakers emit faint crackling when music is played at max volume.
(b)the embedded subwoofer works fine
(c) the headphone socket only works when a jack is inserted halfway in a very particular manner (giving audio to one desktop speaker only)

I've been using cheap "Trust SP 2750p" stereo usb speakers for the last few months (not interested in spending money on a proper external soundcard setup)

My question is: Can I configure windows or some application to allow audio playback through the usb speakers and the laptop speakers simultaneously? The internal subwoofer is pretty powerful and should sound quite nice combined with the usb speakers at reasonable volumes.

I've tried googling this but to no avail

Realtek AC97 soundcard, Acer 2003 wlmi,

TL;DR version:

Is there a windows xp config or software available that'll allow me to play audio through my usb speakers and internal laptop speakers simultaneously?

many many thanks if you can help me out
will
 

A:Play audio through two audio devices simultaneously?

First thing you should do is clean the sugar and gunk off the inside. I can't believe the keyboard still works
 

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I turned on my laptop the other day and no audio would play from anything, like youtube videos or itunes. I checked my volume control nothing was muted. When I opened itunes I got a message saying "itunes has detected a problem with your audio configuration. Audio/video playback may not operate properly". I tried to restart the laptop but had the same issue. So I went to the acer site and downloaded the audio driver for my laptop. Now the volume control icon has a red circle with a white x through it and says "audio device is disabled". I have a Acer aspire 7745g running Windows 7 64bit

A:Audio problem, Audio device is disabled.

Nobody?

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Hello all~

I'm a solo recording artiest, and I have two different speaker set ups, one HD 5.1 which I have plugs into the 4 color coded jacks in the back (I use this set for it's 12inch subwoofer and mid-range quality checks), and one HD JVC duel speaker set up (which I use for it's tweeters and good vocal quality).

With both Windows 2000, and XP I have no problem playing audio through both speakers at the same time. Now, it only plays through the "Default" speaker setup which you choose. I searched through all the settings I could find in the audio options and have found no sign that Windows 7 is even able to use two devices at once (which is an epic fail)... Can anyone help me out?

A:Can Windows 7 use two audio devices at once?

What you want is something like in my system specs to offer you a favorable resolution to your dilemma. Multiple outputs from one device with different bus mixes available. Used with app like Sonar or Cubase, is fantastic.

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I'm on the verge of re-installing Windows. Spent the last 4 hours searching on here and other forums for a fix, but can't seem to find any.

It started earlier today, I'd just installed Call of Duty: World at War off Steam, tried to launch it and it kept crashing. Tried a few things, but nothing worked and read it might be a sound driver issue. Tried updating my ASUS Xonar DX drivers to the latest version, but once the PC had restarted I had no sound and a the speaker on the taskbar said there's no output device installed.

Uninstalled these drivers and tried installing the ones I was using and same problem. I opened up playback devices and the default speakers were my monitor as I connect via HDMI from my graphic card to my main monitor. The "set default" option was greyed out and I couldn't change the default speakers unless I disabled the HDMI audio, but still I had no sound.

Tried uninstalling the graphic drivers and re-installing the drivers first, but still nothing. Even when the only audio device was the sound card, there was no sound.

If I troubleshoot, it says the audio device is disabled, even though it isn't. I've checked all the audio services and they're all running. I even tried enabling my onboard audio again, but I still get the same problem of the audio device apparently being disabled.

I ran an sfc /scannow, and that fixed a few things, but still no audio.

Only thing I can think of doing now is just re-installing Windows.

A:Audio device is disabled - no audio at all.

Well I just tried re-installing the onboard audio drivers after the sfc scan, and restarted and the onboard audio works. I've had enough of it for one day, so I'll try my soundcard again tomorrow.

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i was getting 2 error messages: 1. there's a problem with the hi def audio driver. but the troubleshooter kept failing when it tried to re-install the driver. 2. then it said that there were no audio devices installed. i tried several different drivers, but this one worked for me:http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downlo...p;GetDown=falseVista, Windows7 Driver(32/64 bits) Driver only (Executable file) R2.37

A:windows 7 not detecting audio devices

And you jumped with so much joy, that you had to post your first post to tell us all about it
Welcome to BleepingComputer

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Hello,
So the title states the majority of the problem, but I should probably note what is happening.
When plugging in headphones / earbuds audio plays out of the speakers and not the earbuds / headphones.

I have investigated a bit and found that I need to set my default audio device to my headphones, but that is not an (apparent) option.

Screenshot: https://gyazo.com/04a4bc5ee209e8fe97a9a9f6747f8173

Any help is appreciated.

Cheers!

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I have a computer with a 2ghz processor and 1gb of ram. I have Windows Vista Ultimate installed on it. Every now and then I swap out the hard drive and put in a hard drive that has Windows XP Pro on it. When I do this, there are no audio sources detected and even when I try to download drivers it still does not work. It is a fairly new motherboard with an onboard soundcard. Is it possible that Windows XP is not compatible with the motherboard? How can I fix this so when I put the hard drive with Windows XP on into the computer, it detects the same audio devices that the Vista sees. I would rather not use a dual boot. Please help.

A:Windows XP will not detect audio devices

are the xp driver loaded onto the xp drive

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So this is how the "story" goes. Like a week ago I was using my computer as normal and when I closed it and opened it the next day, I had no sound. I actually didn't notice this until I tried to play a youtube video. Then I noticed I didn't have the speaker icon in the bottom right of my screen next to the clock etc. I tried going to my control panel and opening sound settings but it said that there were no audio devices. I literally spent that day trying to desperately search for a solution, but I found nothing. I don't think the problem is in my soundcard because it's integrated to my MotherDrive (or whatever it's called) and I tried to buy an external usb sound card, and I still had the same problem. No audio devices. What I have now found out is, that when I go to my "services.msc" WindowsAudioEndpointBuilder won't run. And it gives an error which says "Error 193: 0xc1" Also, Windows Audio service has the same problem/error. I have literally tried everything and I saw a topic where you helped someone with a similar problem. Any help would be highly appreciated and also, I have already downloaded the correct drivers and everything is up-to-date.

A:Windows 7, No Audio Devices Problem (WindowsAudioEndpointBuilder)

Did you uninstall the audio devices in Device Manager...before reinstalling the correct drivers?  Note that I did not ask if you "updated" the drivers.
 
FWIW:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/Windows_Audio_Endpoint_Builder-16920.html
 
See http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/error-193-0xc1-when-trying-to-start-windows-audio/77795eee-56c3-468d-b32c-be5987797dec .
 
Louis

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Hi My Aspire ES 15 (with windows 10) laptop can't use audio device, it's always shows "no audio output devices is installed". How can I do, please? Thanks

A:no audio output devices Aspire ES 15 with Windows ...

In addition, its model is ES1-531-P6KL.

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Hey dunno if anyone can help me here..... I reformatted a computer and installed windows. everything is working fine apart from there is no sound. the drivers have obviously uninstalled themselves.....and i do not have the installation disks!! I have searched the internet but do not really know what im looking for! HELP?!?
 

A:HELP needed! I have reset windows and now have no audio devices!

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Do you have onboard sound, or a separate sound card?

If you have onboard sound and your computer is an oem build, such as Dell/Compaq/Gateway etc. You can get your sound drivers etc from your computer manufacturers website.

If your computer is not an oem build. You can get the sound drivers from your mobo manufacturers website. You should also install the chipset(mobo) drivers as well.

If you have a separate sound card, you will need to go to your soundcard manufacturers website.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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After a restart for a Windows Update, suddenly all audio devices have disappeared. Troubleshoot sound problems--> Troubleshooting couldn't identify the problem Sound - Playback devices--> No audio devices are installed (show disabled devices/show disconnected devices) Device manager--> Audio-input and -output device type disappeared--> Sound, video and game controllers still shows two drivers (Conexant ISST Audio and Intel(R) Display Audio) Update history-- > Cumulative update Windows 10 version 1607 for x64-systems (KB3194496) (installed on 04/10/2016) Additional information- Internet connection: LAN It appears to me that the hardware is functional, however, not recognized or detected by Windows anymore. Edit: The following seems to have (at least temporarily) fixed the problem:1. Device Manager --> Sound, video and game controllers --> Conexant ISST Audio --> Uninstall (including driver software)2. Device Manager --> Scan for hardware changes3. Sound --> Troubleshoot sound problems4. Restart

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Hello,
Everything was ok with sound but now the computer doesn't detect any sound devices like amplifier, headphones, speakers, etc. The computer does find the audio card, but not devices. Please help.

A:Windows 8.1 doesn't detect any audio devices

Up^^^

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Restarted my computer today and none of my audio devices were working. I have installed all the latest Window's updates and re-installed Realtek. When I run the troubleshooter I get

this error.

In Device Manager all my audio devices have a yellow triangle beside them and have Error Code 19.

If anyone has any help it would be very much appreciated!
 

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Hi My Aspire ES 15 (with windows 10) laptop can't use audio device, it's always shows "no audio output devices is installed". How can I do, please? Thanks

A:no audio output devices Aspire ES 15 with Windows ...

In addition, its model is ES1-531-P6KL.

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This issue occurs with unit with skylake processor.(Eg: HP ProBook 430, 440, 450, 470 G3) Please follow  these steps to try resolve the issue :  1.Disable Intel Smart Sound (ISST) option in BIOS before installing Windows 7. 2. Restart the unit  3. Uninstall the unknown device from Device Manager. 4. Restart it once again.  

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Here's my problem:

Error message: "No Audio Output Device is installed"

Windows 7 was working fine but then after one of its automatic updates the sound stopped working on the system.(i.e. Red "X" on speaker icon)

I have tried enabling the audio in normal, mode safe mode. The driver is up to date and I have even tried re-installing it.

System restore provided a temporary fix as after one normal use of the PC windows will re-disable the audio. (and yes I disabled auto updates....windows still manages to disable the audio)

I had the PC sent out under Manufactures Warranty to try to resolve the issue, but as the warranty only covers physical damage to the system all the service center was able to do was confirm that it was a software problem (they checked the hardware and found it to be working properly).

So I have determined that the audio is solely software related and that it must be disabled deep in the system as the usual enable/disable buttons have no effect.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows 7 update disabled audio

Almost forgot..

System Spec's:
OS:Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Manufacturer: Toshiba
Model: Satellite C655 - S5128
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz
Installed memory (Ram): 4.00 GB (3.80 usable)
System type: 64-bit Operating System

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I updated the windows xp home edition that came with my laptop with current security updates and SP2 from microsoft. Now it tells me the software for my Yamaha AC-XG "audio device has been locked from starting because it is known to have problems with windows. Contact the hardware vendor for a new driver".?? Anyone know what this means and how to fix? I no longer have sound from the laptop.
Thank you.
 

A:audio device disabled by windows???

Good Evening jayrose96, this kind of problem after installing SP-2 is quite common, especially with AMD processor type machines.
As a matter of interest what kind of processor does you machine have?
It seems that the driver integrity signing has been altered in the updated stuff, it is a terrible shame that fixing a pathetic system causes more problems!
qldit.
 

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Hey everyone, Google directed me here after running into this sound problem with my new computer. I recently built myself a computer, it was my first time, everything seemed to be going pretty swimmingly too considering. Then i got service pack 2. The first restart after installing my audio was scratchy and going in and out. Then after the next restart it was dead. The drivers were still there, and according to windows, working fine, but as far as my computer is concerned, there's no sound devices. At first I thought maybe it was my sound card driver, but then i tried using my mobo's on board audio and that didn't get recognized either. Yes i made sure it was enabled in the bios. I'm really at quite a loss here. I've updated all the drivers for on board and my sound card with the newest i could find, and it just doesn't recognize it. Plugging my speakers into my onboard and using it's config program to do a sound demo puts sound into my speakers, so that part works. I need to get these devices communicating somehow and I haven't the faintest idea how. Anything short of reinstalling windows would be obviously preferred. If it helps here's my system specs:

Mobo: Foxconn C51XEM2AA- 8EKRS2H Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Windsor 2.0GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2
Gfx Cards: Dual XFX GeForce 7600GS 256MB's in SLI
Ram: Corsair XMS2 2 x 512MB 240-Pin SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
HD: Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM 320gig SATA
Sound card: CHAINTECH AV-... Read more

A:Windows not recognizing audio devices Post SP2 install

I'm not going to tell you to update your drivers because about a million people will come in here and tell you to. but heres what you can do, make sure you take out your sound card before trying the onboard sound, sometimes a soundcard messes up onboard audio even if it is disabled.

Then if you do that and the onborad audio works then you have a faulty sound card, return it and get another, if that doesn't work then email tech support. you built your own computer so every part should have a website with a "contact us" link, even if you can't find one on your motherboard or soundcard manufacturers website you can use your CPU or HD, all companies have the same information and can help you with practically anything.

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So this here ruined my holidays. I was trying to connect bluetooth speakers to my PC via USB, then upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 7. As you can guess, now neither the speakers and other audio output devices arent't recognizable by my PC. Thing is, I cannot even mess with the drivers since my old speakers aren't even seen in Device Manager and Devices and Printers tabs. The USB hub works fine, since my mouse and keyboard are working and showing. However, the speakers are connected via the "green audio wire". Excuse me for my little vocabulary in this subject. (It's been two days please help i'm itching)
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 240 Processor, x64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3583 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 97 GB (76 GB Free); D: 367 GB (117 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASRock, N68C-GS FX
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

Edit: Headphones don't work as well. Microphone does. The front "green audio circle" is believed to malfunction, but I doubt. Both must be fine.
 

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So here's the deal.  I've got 2 gtx 680 cards, and and have 2 monitors with my computer connected through a DVI cable.  I have a 3rd 30' HDMI cable running to my big screen.  I can mirror the 2nd display on DVI perfectly to the HDMI HDTV.  Both systems can play the sound perfectly - BUT - not at the same time.  I have to go into sound control and either select the HDTV for sound -OR- the bose speakers on my computer.
 
I've tried stereo mixer to duplicate the sound.  Didn't work.  I've tried virtual audio cable, and it can duplicate the sound, but you have to configure it everytime - PLUS - there is a delay in the sound...so it's not sync'd properly with the movie.  So that's no good either.
 
I know you can set one device for your 'sound' and one for you 'communications'.  Whoopee doo.  That blows.  
 
What I want is simple.  I want my TV & 2nd monitor to play the movie.  I want my bose usb hi def speakers on my computer to play the sound, and I want the speakers on my tv to play the sound through HDMI.  I heard this used to be able to be done in XP, but no longer.  This is a $2400 computer system, with the ultimate version of 7 on it.  Something like this *should* be kiddie play, but I can't figure it out.
 
Any way to rig it so it works?

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Hi, I very much want to know the answer to this problem. My setup is simple. I am working with my Mobo's onboard sound card (Mobo is Asus M3A32-MVP Wi-Fi) and here's the thing. I see multiple devices in both Vista and Seven (have a dual boot) - I see the front headphone jack, the SPDIF, the rear audio port (it's 5.1 surround) and also an HDMI. I've just recently bought two bluetooth headphones and I have paired them and see them in the audio devices panel too.

Now this is what I want to do. I want to hear the audio on all the devices simultaneously. If I turn on the audio system (connected to the SPDIF) then I should hear the audio there. If I connect multiple Bluetooth headphones, I should hear the audio from my comp on any and all of them.

So, why can't I do this? Apparently this was the default behaviour for Windows in XP. That is, any audio played was available on all connected devices. Now, here in Vista and Seven we have a major downgrade in that we have to select a SINGLE audio output device as the "default" device and when a device is selected as such, the audio stream is SOLELY passed into it. THIS IS SO VERY WRONG! It is so illogical to do something like this in today's world of changing and evolving multi-media environments. I mean, what if my Mom wants to hear my music from the kitchen at the same time that I'm listening to it as I work on my desktop. She should be able to simply plugin and start listening to what I'm hearing! This is RIDICULOUS!

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Hello, my name is Conan. I have installed Windows 7(Ultimate, 64-bits) in 2009, my previous os was Windows XP(32-bit). Although I am really happy with W7 there's something which is a big turn-off. The sound, that is, it hasn't worked on W7 ever since I installed it. It's not the devices that are the problem, they all work perfectly fine when connected to my iPod. As a matter of fact, It's quite obvious what the problem is, windows doesn't detect any connected audio devices. Here are some screenshots:


I have already downloaded the latest Realtek driver, but this also didn't detect any audio devices

A:Windows doesn't detect any audio devices: no sound

Well,

Yes, Win 7 has detected an audio device. What it's not detecting is that you have speakers plugged in.

Do you have a set of speakers you can plug into the back (green) speaker jack?

Or maybe a set of headphones into the front (green) headphone jack?

If it didn't detect any devices you wouldn't see those options.

Right now you're set to output audio to "Digital Out", it's set as the default output device, plug speakers in, select "Speakers" then click on "Set Default".

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I just cleared my hard drive and reinstalled windows xp and now I cant get any sound out of my computer... I go to control panel and click on sounds and it says no audio devices.... So I installed the ac97 drivers and it says that the driver is corrupt or something like that..... so I uninstalled all that and restarted and windows found realtek drivers and it still said that the drivers were corrupt.
any ideas?
 

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Hello!

I've searched through these forums and have located the proper settings to disable to stop audio ducking from occurring when loading Teamspeak, Ventrilo or Mumble. The Windows 7 menu says "Do Nothing" like in the following screenshot/post - System Sounds Auto Leveling - Disable . I've also gone into Mumble and disabled attenuation and have gone into Ventrilo and done the same. I still get the audio volume lower when any voicecomm software is active.

Any ideas? I've checked the Realtek control panel and don't see anything there that could be doing it, either. I've been in the guild wars 2 settings and don't see anything there, either. Starting to drive me a little nuts that it keeps happening even though I've told it to not.

Thank you for your help!

A:Audio Ducking in Windows 7 - disabled but still occuring

Hallelujah!

I stumbled across the solution. Posting it to a number of places as I've seen others on other boards trying to hunt this down.

I think it has to do with Realtek audio driver behavior. This worked and stopped my system from audio ducking (even when "DO NOTHING" was selected in the communications tab):

Right click on your volume control, then pick your playback devices tab. Right click on your speakers, then choose "Enhancements". In the scroll bar area, check "Loudness Equalization". My system stopped audio ducking.

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Hi!

I have two USB audio devices that I cannot seem to properly install drivers for.
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 & KORG MicroKONTROL

I am in communication with both product tech support teams but so far they have not offered a successful solution. As the same issue is occurring with multiple devices I thought it might be an OS issue.
I run Win 7 Home Premium x64

The problem is as follows:

The product drivers install correctly without error. However, instead of showing up in the Device Manager in either USB Controllers or Sound Controllers they both show in Other Devices with a yellow exclamation mark.
I have tried the following fix from this site (USB Driver - General Fix for Problems) and this actually enabled me to access a portable HDD that wasn't working, but it didn't fix the issue for my 2 audio devices.
I have also tried right clicking on the devices in Other Devices, selecting Driver Update. I then find the correct drivers listed but when I hit install I get the following error message on both:
"Windows found driver software for your device but encountered an error while attempting to install it. One of the installers for this device cannot perform the installation at this time."

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

A:Audio USB Devices showing under Other Devices in Device Manager

Could it be the two devices are competing with each other and the driver installer gets confused? Details on the devices and the needs to use two of the same type probably would be helpful.

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Hey everyone, Google directed me here after running into this sound problem with my new computer. I recently built myself a computer, it was my first time, everything seemed to be going pretty swimmingly too considering. Then i got service pack 2. The first restart after installing my audio was scratchy and going in and out. Then after the next restart it was dead. The drivers were still there, and according to windows, working fine, but as far as my computer is concerned, there's no sound devices. At first I thought maybe it was my sound card driver, but then i tried using my mobo's on board audio and that didn't get recognized either. Yes i made sure it was enabled in the bios. I'm really at quite a loss here. I've updated all the drivers for on board and my sound card with the newest i could find, and it just doesn't recognize it. Plugging my speakers into my onboard and using it's config program to do a sound demo puts sound into my speakers, so that part works. I need to get these devices communicating somehow and I haven't the faintest idea how. Anything short of reinstalling windows would be obviously preferred. If it helps here's my system specs:

Mobo: Foxconn C51XEM2AA- 8EKRS2H Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Windsor 2.0GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2
Gfx Cards: Dual XFX GeForce 7600GS 256MB's in SLI
Ram: Corsair XMS2 2 x 512MB 240-Pin SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
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A:Solved: Windows not recognizing audio devices Post SP2 install

If the on-board work OK, then the wrong default sound devices are selected under Control Panel - Sounds and Audio. You can only have one device selected.
 

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I have a Dell Demension 8400 desktop. I just recently installed windows 7 on it and cannot get my audio to work. When windows does its online driver search it automatically downloads a driver and installs it. Well needless to say that my sound still dosnt work. Anyone have any ideas?? I have been trying to find a solution to this problem for about 5 days, Im about to uninstall Windows 7 and go back to xp home. Dell offers drivers but for only xp. I need a driver that supports this sound card (Analog Devices ADI 198x Integrated Audio). PLEASE HELP ME!!

A:Analog Devices ADI 198x Integrated Audio Driver for Windows 7

Usually it's RealTek drivers that run with the Analog Devices cards. A look at the drivers that Dell offers for XP should confirm/refute this.
http://www.realtek.com.tw/

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I have the same problem as this guy, http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista-7/829196-no-audio-devices-installed-problem.html
He said he fixed the problem by installing some sort of chipsets, my question is how do i get that? I have an asus intel motherboard.
Thanks in advance.
 

A:Windows 7 no-audio-devices-installed-problem, How do i get a chipset driver?

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Hi guys
I have a problem every time I start my Lenovo G500 I always face sound problem
I searched for solution to this problem but no hope for giving the sound back
the only solution is to get the pc to sleep then turn it on from sleep
but doing this each time I turn the pc on is getting annoying
I have tried all the solutions like uninstalling and installing again but no positive result
Sound is always turned off or disabled when I start the computer
when I click the sound bar on windows 7 the green bar of the sound doesn't appear
Can you guys help me
I really want fix this ...
The sound driver is Dolby Advanced Audio v2

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Hi...
I have a Optiplex GX620 with Bios version A11 and integrated 198X Audio.  I have installed Windows 7 on the system and it works fine with exception of Audio.  In recording device panel of Sound, it does not show AUX or Stereo Mix adapters as active.  Is DELL planning on issueing an driver update after Oct. 22, 2009?  Is there any place else that I can look for these updates drivers?
Thanks.

A:Optiplex GX620 with Analog Devices ADI 198x Integrated Audio and Windows 7

Analog Devices ADI 198x Integrated Audio  Release Date:     1/24/2007        Version:     A255.12.01.7010        Importance:     Recommended        Download Type:     Driver        File Format:     Hard-Drive        File Size:     3MB      R145551.EXE         32 BIT
R145149.EXE          64 BIT
Compatibility

Systems
OptiPlex GX280
OptiPlex GX520
OptiPlex GX620
OptiPlex SX280
Precision 370
Precision 470
Precision 670

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Hi i have a hp pavillioin dv 6000 with a model number of dv 6605us and am with a vista home basic operating system and am having problems with the audio when i play music it plays but no sound is outputed but now i have an error message saying no audio output devices have been installed i have tried all possible solutions like re installing the audio drivers but none is working and i now cant even see sounds listed in the device manager please help me solve this am really frustrated thanks.

A:No audio output devices installed windows vista home basic

In device manager You've clicked VIEW/put a dot on Device By Type and you do not see Sound, Video and Game Controllers? And if you do see that and click its dropdown menu, there is no entry for Realtek High Definition Audio Controller? Where and how did you install the drivers then. Was realtek uninstalled by accident. Do you see anything in Control Panel as in Realtek HD Audio Manager??

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Hi there,

I posted a thread in 'Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help' back in April about problems I was having with my laptop (http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...d-etc-etc.html). To summarise, the main problems I'm having are...

- Windows Firewall is disabled and when I double click on 'Windows Firewall' in the Control Panel a message comes up saying "Windows Firewall settings cannot be displayed because the associated service is not running. Do you want to start the Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service?". Then I can enable Firewall, but on rebooting it reverts back to being automatically disabled.
- The taskbar is often grey and old-style rather than blue.
- When I try and play music in Media Player it says 'Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There might not be a sound device installed on your computer, it might be in use by another program, or it might not be functioning properly'. I reinstalled the driver from Acer's website and now I here the usual beeps, clicks and the Windows start up sound but still can't play audio. Similar problems with Itunes, and audio from Youtube.
- I can't write CDs.
- When I double click on System in Control Panel instead of the System page coming up, a box comes up saying 'Data Execution Prevention - To help protect your computer, Windows has closed this program. Name: Run a DLL as an App. Publisher: Microsoft Corporation.'
- My wireless connection d... Read more

A:Firewall disabled/Audio disabled/Can't open 'System'/Grey taskbar/etc

Bump.
Anyone know how to solve this? Or could you recommend a forum where someone might know?
Thanks!

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Attached are two images. This pops up and audio with a warning. I called the number and it claims to be Microsoft but seems scamish? Is this for real and if not how do I get rid of it?
I have run malware bytes and avg virus scan.  It removes stuff and quarantines but keeps coming back. 


Mavis

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Dell ST2320L audio out jack disabled after installing Windows 10 on XPS 17

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I have been trouble shooting my sound for quite some time with no results. I've deleted and reinstalled drivers, checked bios, etc. no luck.here are my speccy details:http://speccy.piriform.com/results/hABYADp66DTHtJPioAZ4aF0and here's an example of the messages i'm recieving.

A:No Audio Output Device Installed/ Audio Device Disabled

What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

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Please help!

- When I double click on System in Control Panel instead of the System page coming up, a box comes up saying 'Data Execution Prevention - To help protect your computer, Windows has closed this program. Name: Run a DLL as an App. Publisher: Microsoft Corporation.'
- Firewall is disabled and I can't re-enable it.
- My network connection wasn't working for a while, when I pried further it was saying my IP address was invalid and that it was 0.0.0.0. I restarted a couple of times and now the internet is working but says 'Limited or no connectivity'.
- The taskbar is grey and old-style rather than blue (but only sometimes - it changes).
- When I try and play music in Media Player it says 'Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There might not be a sound device installed on your computer, it might be in use by another program, or it might not be functioning properly'. I reinstalled the driver from Acer's website and now I here the usual beeps, clicks and the Windows start up sound but still can't play music.

These problems all arose at the same time, when I started up on Friday. Computer was working ok previously. Have done a couple of virus checks and they found a few threats including ave.exe which gave me some problems a few days ago - I removed these but the problem persists. Scans with AVG and Malwarebytes find nothing. I don't have access to a Windows install or Boot CD.

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A:'Invalid IP address'/Firewall disabled/Audio disabled/etc/etc

Greetings jdavies11 and Welcome to the Forums,

Let's first try to uninstall some problems. All of these are out dated AND exploited:
Adobe Reader 7.0 You can download the latest version Here
J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 8
J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 9
Java(TM) 6 Update 3
Java(TM) 6 Update 5
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment 6 Update 1
...please click start-->Control Panel-->Add/Remove Programs. Scroll down the list to locate the program names and click Remove for each. Reboot at any time you are prompted, otherwise reboot when finished uninstalling all of them.

With the latest version of Java, a new zero day exploit has already been discovered and is actively being used by hackers. I would not recommend at this time reinstalling even the newest version of jave.

If you must use IE for surfing at all, please use it at this time in the No addons mode (at least till Sun Micro issues their next update scheduled for July. To do that, click start-->All Programs-->Accessories-->System Tools-->Internet Explorer (No Add-ons). In Firefox, follow These Instructions to disable java. You can also install the "NoScript" Add-on" for Firefox and selectively allow/disallow scripting no matter what web page you visit.

Please download combofix from This Webpage...and read through the instructions there for running the tool.

***Important Note***
Please read through the guidance on that web page carefully and thoroughly...and in... Read more

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