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Lenovo x250 realtek sound controller cant find external sound devices!

Q: Lenovo x250 realtek sound controller cant find external sound devices!

Hello Guys! At my workplace we are experiencing with ALL our x250's that the internal Realtek Sound Controller cant transfer sound to external devices, only picture. In Device Manage -> System units, I can see that is detects the external input as "High Definition Audio-controller" but has a little warning triangle with an exclamation mark, and you cant select other speakers under sound (in the processbar) except from the build in speakers. We have tried using all sorts of externalspeakers incl. mini-jack input, but nothing works. Info:Model: Lenovo x250Win: Windows10 1803 build 17134.376Realtek High Definition Audio (controller) driver vers. 6.0.1.8409 17 Apr 2018 (newest version for 1803)Connection: MiniDisplay-port I really really hope someone in this forum can help with this problem, as it affect alot of colleagues not being able to play sound on our projectors.

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo x250 realtek sound controller cant find external sound devices!

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.)

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The Conexant HD Audio Sound Driver was replace by High Definition Audio Device after i update to Windows 10 Home Version 1511 from 1011

Now if i want to plug my earphones to the left side of the computer where the audio jack socket is located the sound does not transfer to my earphones except i will change the default sound device from speakers to headphones.
How can i set it to automatically when i plugin my headphones/earphones/external speaker automatically transfer the sound to this device without changing the settings?

And also SmartAudio in the Control Panel is not working ether it says "Failed To Initialize SmartAudio The Application will now exit" Error message.

How can i fix this?

A:Sound does not transfer to the External Sound devices Automatically

The first thing that needs to be done is get the correct sound driver from Toshiba. If it came with Windows 8.1, the 8.1 driver is valid for Win 10. If it came with Windows 7, install the Win 7 driver in a Win 7 compatibility mode (what I did on my Toshiba Satellite) to get it working.

The "High Definition Audio" driver is a generic, basic function, Windows installed sound driver.

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The Conexant HD Audio Sound Driver was replace by High Definition Audio Device after i update to Windows 10 Home Version 1511 from 1011

Now if i want to plug my earphones to the left side of the computer where the audio jack socket is located the sound does not transfer to my earphones except i will change the default sound device from speakers to headphones.
How can i set it to automatically when i plugin my headphones/earphones/external speaker automatically transfer the sound to this device without changing the settings?

And also SmartAudio in the Control Panel is not working ether it says "Failed To Initialize SmartAudio The Application will now exit" Error message.

How can i fix this?

A:Sound does not transfer to the External Sound devices Automatically

The first thing that needs to be done is get the correct sound driver from Toshiba. If it came with Windows 8.1, the 8.1 driver is valid for Win 10. If it came with Windows 7, install the Win 7 driver in a Win 7 compatibility mode (what I did on my Toshiba Satellite) to get it working.

The "High Definition Audio" driver is a generic, basic function, Windows installed sound driver.

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As the title suggests, my on board sounds, seem to have failed, every time I boot, I get a Windows Troubleshooter telling me that the audio devices and services are not enabled or started, the troubleshooter fails without any errors to report (will grab a screen of this when I can)

Here is a screenshot of my windows systray showing that windows says there are no audio devices along with my playback devices window, showing speakers connected (no volume marker next to it if you notice)

You can find my full system specs listed in my profile, don't really wanna type em out again.

I went into device manager and uninstalled all my sound and video drivers and re-installed all fresh from AMD/Realtek (AMD Omega Catalyst Version 14.12 and Realtek HD Audio Codec V2.75)

EDIT: ADDED Windows Troubleshooter Screens






Any assistance would be excellent.

Sry for large sized post, spoiler tags not working?

A:Realtek/Windows Sound not working but detecting devices.

What I recall, this is a Windows problem and not a problem with the sound drivers.

Run the SFC /scannow three times and see if that helps. It may take a reinstall.

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Hello everyone, well, for the past few days now. I've been experiencing this issue of having no sound. On the lower-right corner of the system tray, there is a Speaker icon with a red circle with a white "x" on it. So naturally, I assumed that this must be due to the sound drivers corrupting. So I went to the manufacturer's website for my Notebook. Which is an Acer Aspire 4730Z running on Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2.

The drivers I downloaded were Realtek High Definition Audio, after the files finished downloading I reinstalled them, only to encounter yet another problem. Which was that they failed to install. The specific error message that appeared was "Install Realtek HD Audio Driver Failure". So I tried to install it again, this time through the Device Manager by updating the driver software. This also, did not work, the error message for that was "This operation returned because the timeout period expired".

I've also tried the System File Checker tool, Microsoft Mr. Fix-It tool, the Check Disk utility, editing specific Registry entries in the Registry Editor, resetting the Services back to their defaults. Absolutely nothing has been successful so far. I've even attempted to reboot into Safe Mode, and install the software. Which surprisingly enough, worked. I rebooted my computer again for the changes to take effect, just when I had thought that I finally solved this annoying dilemma, restarting comput... Read more

A:Realtek High Definition Audio + No Sound or Playback Devices

Hello Zephanosuke & welcome to TSF

Did you try doing a System Restore to a point when the Audio was working alright?

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I have a new Vista Home Premium Laptop (Acer Aspire 7520), purchased about 6 weeks ago. I've come across two problems, and I believe they are related.

First, whenever I hook up a USB device, such as external speakers or headset, as soon as I unplug them and return to the laptop speakers, the sound is lost altogether, and I need to uninstall the sound driver and reboot - which triggers a fix from Microsoft - to restore sound from my laptop speakers. I originally had RealTek sound drivers, but this process, undertaken a few times now, has resulted in a switch to a generic High Definition Audio Device, auto-installed from Microsoft on reboot.

Second, I downloaded SoundTap Recorder. When I tried to enable it, the silence was deafening. Even when I subsequenty disabled the new app, the laptop speakers were silent, and the little megaphone in the taskbar was showing mute, even though I tried to restore sound. So I had to uninstall Sound Tap, and this restored the laptop sound without a system reboot.

The Acer Helpdesk has recommended restoring the system to earlier settings and/or a full factory restore, but with the time (days!) I have invested in setting up my new laptop with various applications, I don't want to take such a drastic and comprehensive approach to the problem unless I am sure it is going to work.

A:Issues - Sound SW & External USB Devices

Well, did the sound have issues before or not - if it was working fine then it should work fine again when you revert to a system restore point.

But, I want to know this - you say when you remove USB devices - are any of those devices showing in the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon in your system tray, and if so, are you safely removing them as you should?

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plz help me as my sound driver realtek is not getting installed.
my laptop is lenovo and my OS is MS windows XP professional
 

A:I'm unable to install Realtek sound driver on Lenovo laptop

Are you running XP SP2 or SP3?
> If you're still SP2 you may be missing a Windows driver you needed for High Definition (HD) audio that comes in SP3. It's required by the Realtek HD driver will work

If SP3, see if Windows can find and install the right driver for you. Open Device Manager. Do you see your sound card? (Probably listed with a yellow icon) right click it, select Update Driver and let Windows search for the right driver
 

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Hello, so few days ago i just got this laptop and it has a lot of issues.First of all, when you go to sound configuration, there's only a STEREO option, nothing for 2.1 or etc.(i had a dell L702X also with jbl speakers - it scalled to 5.1)Also, when i plug external 2.1(2 speakers with bass) - only one option - stereoTried lots of drivers - didn't work.(even updating BIOS and latest drivers didn't work)No configurations in Dolby Digital Plus or Realtek HD manager eitherSecondly, wifi is working awfully bad. It has a super unstable ping.At one moment you've got 35ms in games, at other - over 300.Downloading speed is jumping and much slower when on my Phone and other PC's.No option for IEEE 802.11N - only b and b/gTried drivers from net, tried drivers which i can get from windows driver center(in pc).Guys, any ideas? Fixes? Went through this forum and NOTHING helped for my sittuation

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Hi guys...
I just plugged my Onkyo 6.1 Channel (S-680) to my computer. I connected the receiver to the Digital Out port of my motherboard (Intel 915GV Chipset-Asus PTGD1 - LA). It uses the Realtek ALC880 drivers. Whenever I open Sound Effect Manager and do the Speaker Test, sound comes only from my front speakers. The rears/centre/sub all light up but no sound is played. However, while running games/music/films I get sound from all my speakers (though not very satisfactory and not real surround sound). Can anyone please help me with this?

Also, I can't open Realtek HD Audio Manager (RTHDCPL.exe). Only RTLCPL.exe (Sound Effect Manager) works. When I click on RTHDCPL.exe nothing happens. Please do help out.

Thanks.
 

A:No Sound From Surround/Centre/Subwoofer In Realtek Sound Effect Manager Test

try this:

1) try to go to the settings of your sound effect manager & there are selections there for 2.0,2.1.5.1 or what ever you may find that corresponds to your speaker channel.

2) if nothing corresponds to the given selections,try to download the latest audio driver from your motherboard's manufacturer website.

3) otherwise,you need to plug-in a sound card that has the feature to play with 6.1 channel audio.

goodluck
 

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Hi eveyone please help,  I have HP Spectre Ultrabook 14t-3100 for some reason I dont have any sounds on my laptop nor if I plug in the headset. I have done numerous search and still cant find the right driver. Have try the following options and still didnt' work.1. download and install all drivers from Realtek website2. checked HP's software and driver download but still no luck, even install other hp laptop drivers who also have the beats audio3. install the drivers to have it run as adminstrator4. checked under device manager to remove, install and update drivers and still no luck.  SOMEONE WHO IS KNOWLEDGE PLZ HELP, THANKS IN ADVANCE  

A:Spectre Envy 14t-3200 w/ beats sound need realtek sound driv...

Hi: Your notebook has the IDT audio chip, not the Realtek one. See if this driver works.  Install and restart the PC. This package contains the driver that enables the IDTHigh-Definition (HD) Audio in supported notebook models that arerunning a supported operating system. File name: sp63555.exe  

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Hello,i recently upgrade my system from xp to windows7,i use the same realtek driver and get distortions!I try severall drivers,disable all enhancements/levels on speakers properties with no result(2.1speakers-),i configure them in stereo mode,i reduce the default format to 44100 16bits(cd quality)!What should i do,there is a fix,something?On windows xp i had NO PROBLEMS!

A:Distortion sound using onboard realtek sound card on windows 7ultimate

This is an older motherboard. The RealTek is Realtek? ALC662
Have you tried the driver from RealTek? The "AC'97" Codecs are the ones to use.
Realtek

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The realtek audio managers shows that the front two inputs, front mic and headphones, are always plugged in when there is nothing in them at all. When I plug in my speakers to the back green input for sound it inputs both the green one, front speakers out, and the blue input, line in.

Now I get no sound when I set it to HD audio but I get a little sound when its set to ac97. Also there is a constant static ringing sound going on. When the computer is first turned on the speakers do a very large pop, then start winding up getting loader and loader and pops again. Then it just sits with static. This happened when I turned my computer back on.

I tested the speakers and they work just find on other devices so its not the speakers.

How the heck does this happen and how does one fix this?

Thank you guys.

A:No sound, Realtek sound inputs assigned randomly

I suggest that you install a new version of the Realtek sound driver:

Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version

If that does not resolve it, something might be wrong with your sound adapter.

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I recently purchased a refurbished computer from Fry's Electronics. It seemed like a very good deal, so I went ahead and took it (along with others who were taking them).

Now, I finally got my internet up and I began to play Counter-strike. The sound sometimes messes up. I can hear other peoples shots just fine, but when I shot, it is almost silent.

Here is what I got from the Sound tab in dxdiag:
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Realtek Sound Card. Messed up Sound.

I would suggest firsat of all to remove the sound drivers from device manager and then exit out and reboot the system, Windows will re-install the drivers for the sound. If this is not adequate then get new drivers for the sound card and install.
 

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Hi

How can I know the manufacturer of the soundcard?
My computer doesnot have the sound mixer devices on it, but still playing the audio cd. Now how to install this mixer devices?
When I'm trying to detect the new hardware on the system, it is askng for ALS 100 Media Audio Controllers. Now what is this and where can I get the suitable one to my soundcard?
 

A:how to install the sound mixer devices to get the sound icon on the task bar

You can get them here, download the file, it is a self extracting zipped archive.
Create a folder on your desktop, cut and paste the file into it, then double click the file to decompress the archive. After decompression there is a readme text file with installation instructions.

Good luck
http://www.realtek.com.tw/htm/download/cgi/DLd1.cgi?model=ALS100&type=2
 

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I have an onboard realtec 97 sound device, and it has multiple plugs on the back of my cpu, Green, for speakers, pink for mic, then theres a blue, black and orange plugs also.

I dont know what the blue black and orange ones are for, but my question is this.

I have a headset with a mic, which had a seperate jack for the earpiece and the mic, i use both ventrillo and teamspeak but not both at the same time, and i was wondering if it was possible to plug the earpiece into something to just use the ventrillo or teamspeak audio streams, while having the regular desktop speakers broadcast the sound from a game and my sirius satellite radio. currently all sound comes from the speakers, green plug, what exactly are the blue, orange and black plug for? and is the above scenario possible? thanks.
 

A:Sound stream splitting? multiple plugs for sound devices

Im not sure whether you can split the stream or either turning it on and off as you wish. But what i know is the function of those colour plugs.
It all means that your sound card is compatible with 7.1 theater speaker configuration. As i remember, green is for front channels, blue is for rear channels, red is for subwoofer and centre speaker, and orange is for middle (7.1) channels. Don;t worry about all these colours, it shows that your soundcard is good. However i've even came across with an integrated sound card which has 6 plugs (2green, red, blue, orange, red, and black).
 

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Hi,one of the guys at my workplace uses two displays with his X250 and Pro Dock. One of them is an LCD 1080p connected through DP and the second one was an ancient display with 1440x900p panel connected through VGA. Week ago or so the VGA display started flickering, and is unusable for work since it hurts your eyes after a while.I have tried every solution that was either recommended on the internet or I thought of, yet the problems persist.Until now, I have tried changing the cable, display, Pro Dock, none of that worked. I also tried installing latest firmware from Lenovo Update for the Dock and latest BIOS. I even reinstalled Intel HD Graphics driver, along with some other drivers from Lenovo support page.The display works properly when connected directly to the notebook, only in the dock it starts flickering. Is there anyone that had similiar problem and knows how to fix it?

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Both US and EMEA versions are needed. I downloaded all PDFs to the best of my knowledge, these two years seem to be missing.

A:I can't find the PDF for T440/X240 and T450/X250 on psref.lenovo.com

HiAs an examplehttp://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad_X250The link to the platform specification (in pdf) is in the page bottom, in Specifications section.

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Hi
Its bit complicated.
I have 5 year old Compaq Pressario V3611AU notebook with AMD Atholon X2 TK-55 processor. Was using Windows XP and everything working fine. Recently I upgraded RAM to 2GB & processor was changed to AMD Turion(tm) X2 TL-60 2.00Ghz. I installed windows 7 and everything worked fine for a week with no issues.
Recently when switched on it showed red cross on volume device. When I checked in device manager the sound video & Game controller has disappeared.

I checked most of the site but unable to install the exact driver.

Even I tried to add with Legacy Drivers in Device Manager but failed to install the correct driver.Even I re installed my Windows 7 but same issue. When I click on Volume device to fix the issue end up with Hardware Changes has been effected.

Please help me whether it is an issue with Sound Card or with driver.

A:Missing Sound Video & Game Controller in Device Manager, no sound

Just download Realtek High Definition Audio Codec (Windows Vista / Windows 7 32-bit) - Reviews and free Realtek High Definition Audio Codec (Windows Vista / Windows 7 32-bit) downloads at CNET Download.com I hope its help..

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Hi, I can't get 2-channel sound with ABIT AT7-MAX2 motherboard, integrated Realtek AC'97 sound. I've tried those drivers from www.abit.com.tw, but those ain't working neither. I have 5.1 Creative surround sound. I get sound from every speakers except the 2 channel ones, which are connected to green phohe jack (Front Speaker Out), everything is connected correctly but i just can't get no sound. The problem came after i had put my pc together into another case. Before that the sound was working. My headphones doesn't work either in that green phone jack.
 

A:Onboard sound - Realtek AC'97 sound missing.

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Since a week now i have very frustrating problems with the sound in Windows XP. When i start my pc skype says that he hasn't found recording hardware. Itunes doesn't work, like Windows Media Player, Winamp etc. The sound is gone (and i didn't change anything )
I tried to fix it myself...and probably i messed up a bit more, cause i disabled a driver that seemed to have a problem, but i don't remember what the name was. Now not only the programs have no sound anymore, but windows is silent too... It sure wasn't the driver of my soundcard (Realtek AC'97, which works fine when i play test sounds with the realtek Sound Effect software).
I installed Everest and he doesn't find any Windows Audio, and says the realtek has "noDB" (no database i suppose).
When i am in the music tab of the "Diagnostic help program for DirectX" (or something familiar to that, while i translate it from the dutch "Diagnostisch hulpprogramma voor DirectX") "windows synthesizer" test sound doesn't play, but the realtek does.

Any ideas? Should i reinstall Windows or upgrade to vista, or is it a less hopeless situation as i'm used to think now...

Thanks a lot for you help
Arnoud
 

A:Sound problem in XP, Realtek works but sound is gone

Did you get a CDs with the PC with any drivers on?

Try this for your sound Restore Sound - Windows Audio Service

Restart the PC and see
 

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Hii pls help. Im having difficulties with the sound on my pc.

Speaker type: microlab x4
Sound card: creative 5.1
OS: Win7

Creative 5.1 driver installed + realtek HD audio driver R263 installed.
When creative 5.1 driver is chosen as the default device, sound is coming but not from woofer and front speakers.
However when i play blu-ray movies (both on media player and vlc) sound is coming from all the speakers as opposed to sound coming only from the rear speakers when i play song from media player and youtube.

When realtek is chosen as the default device no sound is coming.

Hope you guys can help me out. thanks a lot.
 

A:No sound coming (realtek sound driver)

Creative and Realtek are two different audio chipsets. Most likely, you have a Realtek audio chipset on the motherboard and a Creative Sound Card installed.

The rear speakers working and the front not working, likely indicates a cable connectivity issue (ie: the output cable(s) of the sound card to the speakers) or possibly a speaker configuration issue in the audio setup.

Simply switching the default audio chipset won't help. YOu would also need to change where the cables are connected.
 

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I have a HP Media Center PC. the Model number is a1412n I am dual booting xp and windows 7, and in windows 7 I am not getting any sound. When I went to check it out, I realized that the computer was only recognizing the front audio jack. So i plug my speakers into the front jack but it still says nothing is plugged in. It works fine in XP. does anyone have an Idea? I have a Realtek ALC 882 sound card.

Thanks in advance.

A:sound problems with Realtek ALC 882 sound card

Hi, xprojectd24, and welcome to the forums.

Have you tried installing the Vista drivers from RealTek?

See http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/...Audio%20Codecs

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I have a windows xp pro SP3 system with a Realtek sound card. It was loaded with malware, and I used combofix to get rid of most of it. The sound disappeared and Im told the computer has no audio controller installed, and to install one. 
 
In device manager, it says my Realtek HD audio card is working. 
 
Ive tried uninstalling the driver and rebooting, letting it reinstall, Ive tried installing it manually as well, but every time, I get this error:
 
Error Code: -5009 : 0x800706ba
Error Information:
>Ctor\ObjectWrapper.cpp (407)
>Kernel\Component.cpp (1163)
>Kernel\CABFile.cpp (389)
>SetupDLL\SetupDLL.cpp (1541)
pAPP:Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
PVENDOR:Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
PGUID:f132af7f-7bca-4ede-8a7c-958108fe7dbc
$11.50.0.42618
@Windows XP Service Pack 3 (2600) BT_OTHER 0.0
 
When I try to adjust the volume, Im told I had a violation and it will now close. 
I even downloaded a hotfix from Microsoft, but windows update wont run. 
 
Any ideas? A similar topic on another site had similar issues, but the solution didnt work for me. 
 
Thanks in advance. 

A:No Sound after ComboFix: RealTek Sound Card

That is why most of BC community suggests doing it with the help of an expert or a helper.
Combofix backs up files before deleting them. See in system restore points,any restore point created by CF?
if not,re-install the Windows.

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Hello everyone,

My audio has seem to quit on me. I updated to the newest drivers for my mobo (biostar A870U3) from their download page and now I get no sound whatsoever from my speakers. I have tried uninstalling all of the sound devices from the device manager and letting windows reinstall them, but to no avail. I have also made sure that the onboard sound is on in the bios. When I uninstall the sound devices, it defaults back to the windows default audio driver which won't recognize something is plugged in.
It greys out my speakers and then defaults to the Digital Ouput, but I have no such device. I then have also tried downloading the onboard audio drivers from the mobo download page and installing them. They install but it then defaults to the Realtek Digital Output (once again, I don't have such a device). If I go to the realtek HD audio manager and disable front panel detection, it doesn't even recognize any of my back panels being plugged in. Even if I try to plug in my headset mic, the manager doesnt pic it up.
If I play music at this point, the speaker shows the level volume changing but I dont hear anything. I've tried switching back and forth all configurations in the manager and changed the levels of things, still nothing. Can anyone help? Or am I gonna have to go pick up a sound card?

That picture also shows it trying to use the front jack, which I dont have hooked up because I want to use the back panel. So I'm assuming that may be part of the reason. And ... Read more

A:RealTek OnBoard Sound Issue - No Sound

The first thing I see is four HD Audio devices in the Device Manager that should be uninstalled (RIGHT click on the entry for the device and then LEFT click Uninstall) then restart the PC. Get rid of them to eliminate any possibile conflicts.

If there is a "default" setting for the sound outputs, set it to default and see if that helps.

I notice a web cam that is also showing up. They can tend to cause issues too so temporarily disconnect that from the PC while you are trying to get the system audio setup.

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After I installed Windows 7,I started having a problem with sound.My sound card is onboard Realtek High Definition Audio.The problem is,sometimes I hear a "cht pht" while listening to music,radio,game on computer.After noticing this problem,I installed the latest drivers of Realtek,but nothing changed.Also I tried installing my motherboard's sound driver,but again nothing changed.Then I tried a previous driver cause I heard that it works better but nothing changed.Also I tried using other speakers,but nothing changed.I tried playing with sound settings,including "block all sound effects" but I still have the problem.

What can be the problem,this problem started after I installed Windows 7.
 

A:Problem with sound,Realtek sound card

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Hi all,

I recently bought a relatively expensive sound card on Amazon and after the second boot of my PC with the card installed and working my on board LAN card decided to not work throwing error: "This device cannot start. (Code 10)"
The card IS enabled in the BIOS and I HAVE disabled the on-board sound card.

LAN Adapter Details:
-Make and Model: Realtek RTL8137/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC
-Driver Provider: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
-Driver Version: 6.112.123.2014
-Driver Date: 23/01/2014

A:Realtek network card not working with external sound card installed

This sounds like an IRQ problem, which is strange because modern PCs can usually resolve these conflicts automatically. But seeing that your system is a Pentium 4, maybe the motherboard is old enough to still be dealing with the issue.

One thing you could try is to perform a Clear CMOS procedure. This will force the motherboard to re-enumerate all the devices and will often solve IRQ conflicts. Note all your current BIOS settings
Shut down the computer > remove the power cord.
Remove the 3v motherboard battery.
Move the CLRTC jumper from pins 1-2 to 2-3.
Touch a metal part of the case and Press and Hold the reset button for approx. 30 seconds to discharge all power from the board.
Put the CLRTC jumper back on pins 1-2.
Replace the 3v battery > replace the power cord > boot.
Immediately go back into BIOS and reset all your preferred settings. If the CLRTC worked you will need to reset the date and time in BIOS.
If that does not work then you could try to get the 2 cards to play nice together by installing them in different locations, if you have the extra slots.

Keep in mind that when removing any card it is important to remove it from Device Manager first. Remove it from Device Manager > shut down > then physically remove the card > then restart into Windows > then you can shut down perform the next procedure.

Sometimes you can simply install the newer card in another PCI/PCIe slot and that will resolve the conflict. (You must re... Read more

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My computer just came back from fixing and it is all great and stuffbut I have no sound, the sound thing is with a cross. Everything is alright, these columns were tested in other computer and were just fine.
On this computer the device is not found but it is working...what can I do?

A:Unable to have sound devices on the computer, no sound

My computer just came back from fixing and it is all great and stuffbut I have no sound, the sound thing is with a cross. Everything is alright, these columns were tested in other computer and were just fine.On this computer the device is not found but it is working...what can I do?Have you check the Device Manager (assuming this is a Windows computer) to make sure there is an audio driver installed/working?

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Hi,

In my headphones, I ear a constant scratching sound even if all sound devices are disabled (playback and recording).

Where can comes this sound ?
What can I try ?
Regards,

Patrick

A:scratching sound even if all sound devices disabled

its either faulty headphones or your sound card that is playing up.

the issue is usually caused by the grind not earthing out. hence the low scratching buzzing noise.

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I don't know how to title this too well but yeah.
I have been using a USB headset for quite some time but I recently purchased some Audio Technica ADH-700's. I've plugged them in and woolah!..
Just kidding.. No sound at all

I have an Avermedia Live Gamer HD Capture Card and with getting it to work with a usb headset there was a few things that were required to be done.
as seen in this thread below:
How to: Avermedia Live Gamer HD and streaming BF3 (PC) | Oscar Mike

But now I've got a 3.5mm jack headphones and a 3.5mm Microphone in the mail I don't need the usb way. So I've gone back (Well I hope) to the settings before the thread but nothing happens.
I have tried reinstalling multipul Realtek HD Audio things..

Any help would be much appreciated!

A:Realtek onboard sound. No sound

Have you reinstalled the ASUS supplied Realtek driver? In most cases the vendor (in this case motherboard vendor) driver works best. Non Vendor drivers can either not work or not work correctly.

Do you have the Audio Playback set correctly? The "Speakers" (in this case Realtek) should be set as the Default Audio Playback Device in the Sound Panel.

Also while you are in the Sound Panel, go to the Recording section and set the Stereo Mix as the default recording device.

Finally, make sure you have the front panel headphone/mic jack correctly connected to the motherboard front panel audio jack. The "HD Audio" connector from the front panel should be used (some also have an AC97 or only have an AC97 and that should only be used if there is no HD Audio).

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I've seen alot of these realtek threads, searched around but didnt find anything that helped me, so please help me out guys!

Just got a new computer, first time on vista, very exciting times lol!

Everythings working fine, except my audio.

Now I have Logitech z-680 5.1 digital surround sound (old school but still awesome), their connected to my computer via the optical cable. My motherboard (gigabyte extreme X-58) has onboard HD sound. The amp that comes with my sound says its detected and displays 'Optical - digital' meaning that its detecting the digital output/input etc.

However there is no sound. I checked my drivers (which are the latest) and everything is working fine.

Is there something I'm doing wrong? I had a look in the Realtek HD audio manager and everything seems fine? There's a page for the digital output, but nothing on the digital input (just says status unlock).

Help meeeeeeeeeeee.

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I am working no an HP 2000-369WM Notebook. Just wiped the hard dive and installed Windows 7 64-bit and I cant find 2 drivers that I need. Network Controller and PCI Device any help would be great.

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i  have no sound at allll coming from computer i have no external speakers but i still had some sound coming from the speaker on the compter the speaker icon has a red x in front of it,  i work on a desktop windows 7 professial system thanks

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I am getting a laptop. Right now I am deciding between regular "High Definition Audio 2.0" and a "ExpressCard Sound Blaster X-Fi Laptop Sound Card with Wireless Receiver Bundle". The latter is 134 dollars more. Would the latter make the output of sound better on external speakers. Say if you're a DJ, and you use the laptop, would the sound coming out of the speakers at those high volumes be much better if you have the better soundcard? Or does it not have any effect on the output sounds? Thanks!
 

A:Do Sound Cards Effect The Output of Sound To External Speakers?

It affects the external output even more than the one from the integrated speakers.
 

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Good morning everyone,
 
I am having issues with sound on the M82 or 3306G1U as stated on the subject. The sound works perfectly fine for everything with the exception of Istation, www.istation.com. I did notice that this is only affecting 2 out of the 20 plus computers we have, so its a bit hard to say its just the model. I have tried updating the drivers to the latest version, and as well verified that it was not just the input device for front and back jacks being wonky. Oddly enough the support agent I worked with, used TeamViewer and was able to hear the application just fine, however when I used speakers it was very, very faint but I could also hear it. 
 
Is there any general help anyone can provide me to pinpoint the problem further?
 
Mod:  added app name causing problem to Subject line; and corrected the model number and system type

A:Lenovo ThinkCentre M82: Sound issues with Istation e-learning app, faint sound with speakers

I am having issues with sound on the M92 or G1U3306 as stated on the subject.

I'm not finding that model number, can you verify?   Running 'sys info' can usually also provide the model number (do not post serial numbers.)   And OS info and Istation version might be helpful.   Thx. 

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Good morning everyone,
 
I am having issues with sound on the M92 or G1U3306 as stated on the subject. The sound works perfectly fine for everything with the exception of Istation, www.istation.com. I did notice that this is only affecting 2 out of the 20 plus computers we have, so its a bit hard to say its just the model. I have tried updating the drivers to the latest version, and as well verified that it was not just the input device for front and back jacks being wonky. Oddly enough the support agent I worked with, used TeamViewer and was able to hear the application just fine, however when I used speakers it was very, very faint but I could also hear it. 
 
Is there any general help anyone can provide me to pinpoint the problem further?
 
Mod:  added app name causing problem to Subject line

A:Lenovo ThinkCentre M92: Sound issues with Istation e-learning app, faint sound with speakers

I am having issues with sound on the M92 or G1U3306 as stated on the subject.

I'm not finding that model number, can you verify?   Running 'sys info' can usually also provide the model number (do not post serial numbers.)   And OS info and Istation version might be helpful.   Thx. 

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Hello all,  Please advise has anyone of you encountered with the static noise on headphones and popping/clicking sound on speakers while on battery? All these things happen before any video\audio is starting to play. Static sound also is hearable after audio/video is stopped. And how did you resolve this problem?? Thanks!

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PLEASE HELP ME IN SOLVING THE LESS SOUND EFFECT FROM MY COMPAQ PRESSES C-700 -WINDOW VISTA HOME BASIC 32 BIT OPERATING SYSTEM NOTE BOOK Also please guid me how can I upgrade this window to the best suitable latest window available I mean Window 7 / window -8 / window 10

A:less sound from speaker & no sound from external head phone ...

Hi @Satpathy,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with low or no sound. I will be glad to help you. Please look at the following documents.Notebook PC Does not Automatically Switch to Internal Speakers when Unplugging HDMI Cable or DeviceTroubleshooting Audio Problems with External Speakers, Headphones, and HDMI Sound DevicesResolving No Sound or Audio Problems (Windows Vista) There are only Vista drivers for this computer from HP. Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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First, let me say that I am a sound novice! I recently started a vinyl ripping project. My onboard sound does not support 24 bit depth recording at 96 kHz sampling rate, so I purchased an external USB card with phono preamp. It works just fine for my project. But as long as external sound card is plugged into a USB port, it takes control of all sound. I'd like to be able to toggle back to my onboard audio when I'm not ripping vinyl so I can listen through my system speakers. I have experimented with Windows audio controls, but have not found a way to do this. Is it possible?

A:Switching between onboard sound and external sound card

Did you check whether there was a switching option in the BIOS

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Hello,

I am having distortion issues with my HP Pavilion ze4547wm laptop.

My audio from the laptop speakers seems to sound good, but when I plug the laptop into my home sound system, my music sounds very basse and distorted.

I checked the device manager, but the sound card( ALi Audio Wave ) seems to be working properly

The same with the codecs, or do I have too many? IMA ADPCM Audio Codec
Microsoft ADPCM Audio Codec
Microsoft CCITT G.711 Audio Codec
Microsoft GSM 6.10 Audio Codec
DSP Group TrueSpeech(TM) Audio Codec
msg723.acm
Windows Media Audio Codec
Sipro Lab Telecom Audio Codec
Fraunhofer IIS MPEG Layer-3 Codec
Microsoft PCM Converter

Thanks for your attention to this matter. I use this laptop at youth sporting events for sound effects and music.
 

A:Distorted sound from laptop to External sound system

make sure you've plugged from laptops line out not headphone out
if this is not available turn the volume out on laptop down
 

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Hey guys,
I just recently bought a Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit external sound card to connect my 5.1 speaker set into. I plug the Sound Blaster into my laptop which runs Windows Vista Business.
I have been able to get all the speakers working with the Windows drivers installed using the "Virtual Sound" option (Control Panel -> Sound -> Speakers -> Enhancements.) Windows tests all speakers correctly also.
However, when I install the updated Creative drivers it will continue to use only 2 speakers even with DVD's etc... even though Windows understands I am using 5.1
I would just leave it without the Creative drivers, however I need them in order to record audio properly through its inputs.
Has anyone else encountered this, or know how to fix this? Damn Vista always causing problems
Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Bruce
 

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hello i wanted to report a problem i have on my PC

regarding the sound..there is no sound without the headphones

and my touchpad sound buttons do not work

it has been a month already i tried downloading realtek drivers from this site

it does not work again..i can only hear sound with my headphones

the touchpad is non responsive

without the headphones the sound does not work

A:lenovo y460p touchpad sound and sound does not work

Don't take offense, but have you done all the dummy check stuff? Like ensuring that the system volume is not muted, the volume is set to an appropriate level I prefer MAX!

Have you ever had sound from the speakers?

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I have bought a new lenovo y700 gaming laptop 80NV0028US. Straight out of the box, it is making a periodic clicking noise every second. When this clicking noise happens, the sound gets muffled as if sound from speakers is blocked and only the subwoofer is working. This happens when the laptop is kept flat on  a table. Frankly this is very irritating and something I do not expect from a laptop that cost me $1K.

A:lenovo y700 sound blocked and clicking sound

Have same problem and also closing lid without a full shutdown gives random crap results when you open and laptop wakes. Disabled touch pad, disabled keyboard, disabled touch screen, disabled WiFi, disabled sound.. With the price, shouldn't have to gamble on what will be off each time I close and open the lid and will be off or on at restart!

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Hi. I actually uses a macbook and bootcamp windows 8.1 in it. On windows 8.1, i tried listening to music but there's no sound coming out. i check the audio but there's a detection that the sound is playing but weird, not a sound can be heard from the video i was playing. It will only produce sound when i plug in external speaker. It means that, if i dont have a speaker and just on a video, no sound will come out even though there's a detection. What should i do ?

A:Couldn't find sound card and there's no sound

You can attempt to experiment sending sound to various outputs. Please go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound .
While under Playback tab, do a right click on any white area make sure "Show Disabled devices" & "Show disconnected devices" are checked. Take a screenshot of it and please upload it to us.

Since you are here try right clicking on all of the devices and selecting Test option for each device.

If you are able can you please double check Device Manager ? Press + R (On your keyboard at the same time. Then type devmgmt.msc
Tutorial on how to upload files and pictures (I recommend using the sniipping tool)
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums - Windows 7 Help Forums

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I have a GA-EX58-UD3R Rev 1.6 mobo in a PC connected to a Samsung PS63C7000 3D TV via HDMI and by Stereo Analogue, Coax and Optical to a Yamaha RX-V567 receiver/amplifier.

The mobo runs the Realtek audio system supplied with the mobo, which has 5.1 Analogue outputs, coax and Optical out.

On the receiver I match the HDMI input to one of three Audio inputs; Analogue (AV5), Optical (AV4) or Coax (AV3). Sound only comes out of the Analogue connection, which is stereo only.

When I look at the sound on the PC it appears that a signal is being sent to the receiver. (through a spectrum analyser)

I tried reinstalling the sound drivers for the mobo, with no luck. I don't have a spare sound card with Optical. I tried replacing both the optical and coax cables.

When I plug the PC into a set of PC speakers it works fine.

I saw this post .. digital sound issue, but I had already made sure only one sound option was connected at any one time.

oh, I am running Win7 x64 Ult.

Any ideas?

A:No digital sound out of external sound system

There can be issues with sound output when you are using HDMI sound. In MOST cases when you use the HDMI sound it is set as the default playback device and thus the PC's sound card (or integrated audio) output is muted. Normally you can't have both, one or the other.

If you disconnect the cable for HDMI, at the PC, and select whatever you want for default playback device in the Sound Panel, do you get the S/PDIF or whatever other sound you want?

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