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Sound DOESN'T work while playing .mp3/.avi - DOES work with games/YT

Q: Sound DOESN'T work while playing .mp3/.avi - DOES work with games/YT

Help! See the title.

I'm going mad because I can't listen to music! I've tried three different mediaplayers (Windows Media Player, VLC & QuickTime) and all three just don't work! WMP won't even play the files, VLC will (in .avi-case even with picture!) but there won't be sound :/. Same for QuickTime,...

Now, the weird thing is that I can play games without a problem and the sound's still there! Hell, even sounds made by Windows -- I hear 'em! YouTube works too!

I'm concerned there might be something wrong in the registry,... (I use Eusing Free Registry Cleaner/Defrag regularly, I guess something was bound to go wrong,...)

Please, help? :(

(Windows 7, btw.)

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A: Sound DOESN'T work while playing .mp3/.avi - DOES work with games/YT

Apparently I made a mistake,... Sound in games doesn't work* System sounds and YouTube do, though.

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Hercules Gamesurround Muse XL soundcard, windows 98 1st edition, PIII 800mhz, 512mb ram.

-The sound doesn't work properly, for example, played some games like hitman and mafia, and you cannot hear the gunshots or voices properly. Tried updating the drivers, and even got a new version of Gamesurround soundcard. But still didn't work.

Could it be direct X? Installed latest direct x too, still problems
 

A:soundcard doesn't work properly, while playing video games on pc

I have a Muse XL and had problems with Hercules driver for the card, I switched to the generic chipset drivers for the 8738 chip on the muse XL and found that the work better than the makers. You can find them here.

http://www.cmedia.com.tw/edl8738.htm

Also, check out the mixer in the generic drivers, you'll find a microphone booster and a few things that didn't come with the Muse's drivers from hercules for some reason...
 

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Ok so my internet works fin online... But when ever i try to play/join servers online i can't connect. It's super weird. The games I try to connect to are Battlefield 4, leauge of Legends, NBA 2k15, and Minecraft. All these game will be disconnected from internet. I'm using a wirless network and the adapor is a NETGEAR A6210 and yes, the drivers are up to date. Anyone have a fix. I would really be happy if anyone could figure it out. Thx !
 

A:HELP! Internet can browse but when playing online games it doesn't work!

Did you check the network settings in the game? Also check you firewall, it could be blocking the games access to the internet.
 

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Ok I have a problem, and its really bugging me. One day a friend came over and we tried to install a Geforce 2 GTS into my computer (PII 450 Mhz,96 MB Ram, etc. etc.) Anyway, we installed the card into the AGP slot, but for some reason the monitor wouldnt work when we turned on the computer (kept saying Video Cable Connected?)(I figured out why it was doing that though) Anyway since it wasn't working, we took the card back out, put the computer back together, all good. My friend leaves, and I turn on the computer. At first everything seems ok, but then I notice my sound doesnt work, nor does my graphics card work (my original one) I fixed the graphic problem by just installing the new drivers, but the sound I cant. I thought maybe it had to do with drivers since we deleted my old graphics drivers when we installed the new graphics card, so I downloaded the newest sound card drivers, and its still not working. I went back and opened up my computer. Theres this one wire that we could not remember wether it was connected or not. Ive tried having my computer on with the wire connected and not connected, and it doesnt seem to make any difference. So I would really like to figure out whats the matter with my comp, and hope to god its fixable, cause I really dont want to get a new comp.

Thanks before hand.
 

A:My Sound doesn't work, and I cant get it to work either.

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hi, I know there are many in the forum who have the same problem as mine. 
 
my computer was running fine last friday. I tried to start it on saturday, it says it can't startup and need to repair startup. I did run the repair but still can't startup. I tried to use system restore to earlier dates, it still can't startup. The computer has trojan virus before and I tried the anti-malware from internet to kill them. seems that it create more problem for my PC. I have some important files in the computer that I wish I have archived. 
 
wonder if any one can help. thx in advance.

A:can't start up computer-window7, repair doesn't work, restore doesn't work

I'll report this topic to appropriate helpers.
Hold on there...

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Help my windows 7 laptop just keeps rebooting and i cant get to safe mode or recovery what should i do ?

A:system recovery doesn't work and safe mode doesn't work and just keeps reboting

System manufacturer and model?
 
Louis

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Help my windows 7 laptop just keeps rebooting and i cant get to safe mode or recovery what should i do ?

A:system recovery doesn't work and safe mode doesn't work and just keeps reboting

System manufacturer and model?

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Hi all. Ok so I am a video game geek and I love to play games. So then my keyboard and Joysticks worked and everything until yesterday. I use ePSXe Playstation emulator to play games from PS1 and stuff. So yesterday I opened it and I went to Controll Configuration to configure my controlls. It gives me and Error: Error Initializing DirectInput. So then my emulator shuts down. Even when I run my ISO Playstation games it gives me that error and the game starts but my controlls don't work. So then I thaught to play my PC Games. So Boot one up and the black screen opens than the screen turns of and goes back to the desktop. Then I tried another game the same thing happened. I tried all my games and that's what happens. So then I put my Donald Duck's Goi'n [email protected]! Game and it boots up then it goes to the place where I have to choose the language but my keyboard doesn't work! I pressed anything but it doesn't work. Not even the ALT+ F4 or Control + ALT+ DELETE. Nothing. So I just turn my computer of via the button on the CPU. So my keyboard doesn't work with any games. I have played all those games but now they stopped working. So I went to Controll Panel to check on the Game Controllers but it doesn't open. I keeped on opening it but doesn't open. When I double click it the mouse shows te busy sign for 1 or 2 secs and nothing happens! So now I am really worried. I NEED HELP! I am so frustrated with this problem! HELP!

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A:Keyboard doesn't work with games.

Forum rules do not allow any q's on Emus, as they are generally a pirate device (see forum rules). It sounds like this has made a mess of settings, but as we cant discuss emus, cant help with the prob, sorry.
 

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i just rebooted my computer and when i tried to play dvds on my computer the video worked on many different playeres but the audio didnt. I initially thought my speakers were faulty but when i put in an audio cd into the same drive it easily played it and everything worked fine. now i even tried my songs already stored on my computer and they worked. So now im really confused!im thinking why wouldnt it work. I did all i could think of! I even went into device manager looked up the drive and saw if it was working properly and it passed. i don't know if i need anything to download so that i can actually have audio working for watching dvds. And thats why im here. i am really stuck and would really appreciate your help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!i really need it.
 

A:audio doesn't work when i'm playing Dvds

i found out that the problem was i needed an ac3 filter downloaded. i downloaded it and i can watch my video, but the video stops at points while the asudio keeps playing. i would reall appreciate any advice on this subject thank you
 

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Hello everyone, i have a lenovo y50-70 with 16gbram and 500ssd. nvidia gtx-860gtm 4GB Maxwell. windows 10. Office, like word, excel works very slowly, in chrome also, i wanna write or delete and the cursor move very slowly, when i had windows 7 happened the same thing.I play counter strike CSGO and the first 20 minutes works fine, but later the keyboard get hot and the game start to lag, the sound also lag, algo with DOTA, FIFA and word or warcraft, they are games that dont require a good videocard, so i'm so frustated with this laptop, i dont know what have to do, I did a clean installation of windows 10 two weeks ago, download steam and the games and started to get corrupted this ... pc, with minecraft also, can you believe? please help levono genius.

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Have always had trouble logging into any game using an applet (??) like yahoo dominoes or games on pogo.com. Screen never loads and have tried re-loading java, updating, and disabling pop-up blocker. Any help would be appreciated. Thanx.

A:Java Doesn't Seem To Work For Some Online Games

Have you tried other types of JAVA? As in Sun JAVA and others

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Hi,
I recently noticed that my ctrl+a doesn't work. All the other ctrl combinations do! Ctrl+a doesnt allow me to "select all" while word processing or use this combination in games (first person shooters).

I have a logitech G15 and other keyboards and they all dont allow me to use ctrl+a. I have tried different versions of keyboard drivers for my G15 and without. I plugged the keyboard into another W7 and it works

Im assuming this is an issue with my OS now.

I know reinstalling windows is a option but want that to be the last resort as i only reformatted last month(i think it only started occurring when i reformatted)

EDIT: I have fixed my issue - it turns out my user account was corrupted, so I had to make a new one and copy all my documents folder over!

A:Control A combination doesn't work (Games and select all)

Hi richyo and welcome to Seven Forums.

Glad it is fixed for you. If you computer is corrupt maybe you should run the sfc /scannow command here is how: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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I'm on Windows 7 Ultimate, and I use the latest version of Firefox AND Java, I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling Java, it still doesn't work.. I've tried Google-ing a bit, and I read somewhere that my firewall might be blocking Java?

I use Windows Firewall, and I have manually added those to Windows Firewall, but Java still doesn't work;

This is what happens when I try to load Java games and stuff like that, and I've also tried to view the Java Console in my Firefox, but it wont work. I click Tools > Java Console > nothing happens.

I hope I've provided enough information for you guys to help me, if I didn't, let me know and I will. Thanks!

EDIT: Oh and my OS is 64-bit.

A:Java doesn't work, can't play games like RuneScape.

Check your firewall settings, security programs and Firefox addons to see if any of them are blocking scripts.

Go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > Security tab and set the slider to medium-high. Click the Privacy tab, click the Popup Blocker Settings button and set the Blocking Level to medium.

Do you get a popup window like the one in the screenshot below?



Click the Run button and the game should start.

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Hey y'all,

I downloaded Flashplayer 9 from adobe the other day and it was working fine until all of a sudden, out of the blue, no sound. I've got no clue!!! PLEASE HELP! WMP still works but, that's about it. Other sounds seem to not work in either IE or Firefox. I'm running XP. mp3s and such work outside of a browser, like I can download .wav and mp3s but, they won't play in my browser. Suggestions?

A:Sound in Flash is a Problem--It doesn't work, broken, dead--No Sound!

Have you tried re-installing Flash Player 9?

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?ello! I have an issue with my HP Probook 4520s. Its internal speakers  and microphone doesn't work. I've tried to install and reinstall drivers from here, tried to rollback driver to older version but I always have the same result: installed the IDT sound codec, and after a restart, the mute button  turned red and I cannot switch it. Soundcard device ID: HDAUDIO\FUNK_01&VEN_111&DEV_7605OS: Windows 7 Professional x86 How can I fix it?

A:HP Probook 4520s: sound card doesn't work (no sound, red mut...

Hi,Same problem here. After repair of the display cable (Probook is just 2 years old!) by service centre a white cross-red dotthrough the speaker-icon appears. Service centre cannot fix it.HP helpdesk chat reports soundcard is defect. Soundcard is part of motherboard is said so motherboard needs to be exchanged.Second opinion learns that soundcard is NOT a part of the motherboard.I've bought a replacement Probook with a working, checked it!, motherboard and soundcard.New motherboard and soundcard have been placed incl. different Windows 7 but still (again) no sound. Can anybody give a solution ? 

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Hello. I have recently been getting BSODs while playing League of Legends, which hasn't been a problem in the past. I've included the .dmp compressed files. I'm very ignorant about this stuff. Help is appreciated.

A:BSOD or screen freeze while playing games that used to work fine.

Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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How can I make the key bindings work and fix the stutter? The key bindings were enabled but still doesnt worked. After that I tried Asphalt 8 too and the controls worked (but a crazy glitch happens that the game bugs and only the car goes back and right without even pushing a button), but had so heavy stuttering, graphics errors and really bad Anti-Aliasing. Someone knows how to fix this? I really wanna play these games. By the way the games run at 60FPS, but still lots of stuttering.

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Hi. I have a wireless belkin router which my xbox uses to obtain a wireless signal. I have altered the DMZ settings and enabled UPnP so I have open Nat. Unfortunately in CoD5 and 4 I am getting a connection interrupted sign 2-3 times a game. Each of these lasts for about 3-5 seconds. But on games without a dedicated server instead of connection interrupted I get booted from the match. As you can imagine this is very frustrating and completely ruins some games for me.

If it matters I believe the internet is run to my wireless router and then to my modem and into my main computer. two other computers and my xbox are connected wirelessly to my router.

It is also not a problem of IP's changing because I have the settings on my router to were it "leases" a IP to a certain Mac adress indefinetly.

Also I tried port forwarding and my games still got connection interupted.

I believe I have done all I can with the router so It might be my firewall. I use Kapernsky security instead of windows firewall.

Please help!
 

A:My Xbox live doesn't work on games without dedicated servers.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 and have been dealing with this problem for a pretty long time. Occassionally, I will be playing a youtube video or something and I'll pause it and come back to it and the sound wont work. It wont work through the speakers or headphones.. I usually restart my computer and it always works fine, but I need to know another way to fix the sound without restarting it.. Im not sure if it has something to do with FL Studio but yeah idk i need heeeeellllppp. Thx!

A:My sound doesn't work?

Hello Steve probably a dumb question but you have checked all the usual stuff like drivers??

One thing for starters try a scannow SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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Hi,
My sound doesn't work after installing Windows 7 i have a ASUS V2-PE2 Barebone Audio card ADI AD1986A SoundMAX Because my PC is a few years old i dont think drivers will be released for Windows 7 anyway they wearen't realesed for Vista either is there a better way of solving my problem than buying a PCI-card?

A:Sound doesn't work

Hi Wortex and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

I think that you have already answered your own question. If drivers weren't released for Vista, then I think that it would be extremely unlikely that any would be released for Windows 7.

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My speakers don't work! Help!!!!!!!!!!! They worked fine and then - nothing. Thanks!:

A:My Sound doesn't work

desktop or laptop?

do headphones work

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Wish I had a better description but ....
My sound worked and now it doesn't.

I have a Asustek p6x58d premium board and I'm using the on-board sound. In sound I have "rear panel" as default. In rear panel properties I have it enabled. When I play any sound playback (in sound) shows the rear panel as getting a signal but no matter what jack I plug into I get no sound. My speakers do work.

In NIVDIA control panel it had audio going to the HDMI capable device (my monitor) and I have since turned it off. I rebooted but still no sound.

Device manager: Under sound it shows 2 NVIDIA devices and one high definition audio device. All are working correctly.

EDIT: the volume mixed shows sound happening in the device (rear panel) and shows the application (ffox) getting signal as well.

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Hello,

I've been having an issue with my sound ever since I got my new mother board and processor. Everything runs fine, great. Except my sound, I have a 7NJL6 CHAINTECH motherboard with an AMD processor.

What the deal is, is I had bought a sound card for my old mother board so I instinctivly (sp?) put that in as well. So, when i loaded the PC, I went into Ventrilo, [A voice-over chat program] and i could hear everyone, but I couldn't talk. So I went to Sound and Audio Devices, tested my hardware, and my mic started to work. Cool! But, then my sound stopped working and I haven't been able to get it back.

I have a Sound Blaster LIVE! 5.1 sound card.

Oh and to top it all off, I was doing so many things at the same time I misplaced the Motherboard Driver CD before I could even open it, so that really sucks.

I hope can help me, I've been trying to fix this for four days now!

Thanks.
 

A:Sound doesn't work, yet mic does. I've tried everything.

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Hi. I'm having serious sound problems: it simply doesn't work. I can't hear anything. I reinstalled my audio driver, I checked all the settings, if everything is
put correctly, I even formated my PC but no solution. I really can't solve this and I would really appreciate if you can give me some advices. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Sound doesn't work. Help please

Download and run Everest Home (it is free):

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=4181

Once you download it, click on it and let it install and then run it from the icon on your desktop and then click on 'Computer' then on 'Summary', then go to the VERY top of the screen and click on 'report', then 'quick report-summary' and then 'plain text' and save it then go to C:/programs/lavalys and open that folder then open Everest Home sub-folder and then reports sub-folder and click on the report.

This will open it in a text editor (probably Notepad) and then use your mouse to highlight ALL the debug stuff at the bottom of the report and delete it and then save that file again and then copy and paste it to here.
 

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I have no idea whats wrong, the sound is blasted, speakers plugged in the right area, card fully inserted, I'm pretty sure theres a driver because it use to work, but when I plugged in headphones and did some audio tunning program, everything stopped working...

Can anyone help please? Thanks.

A:Sound doesn't work

bump... i'd appreciate some help if anyone can...

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Hi.....thank you in advance for your help. I reinstaled windows xp pro 2002.....my sound doesn't work. It appears that my "old" computer has an on board sound card on the mother board. I looked in sounds in the control panel and it says my sound card is working properly, still no sound. speakers are plugged in correctly. The volume in control panel is up, not muted. How can i fix this??
 

A:sound doesn't work

After you reinstalled windows, did you install your motherboard's drivers?

If you don't have a system disk that came with your computer, you can go to the makers site and download the drivers from there.

Without the drivers, your system will not work properly.

Good luck!
 

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My sound has been working really good until I recently had a program called driver cleaner, and it cleans uneeded files in the drivers... lol... and then after a scan and clean with it my sound didn't work. I have a sound driver called SB Audigy 2 ZS So then I uninstalled the driver, then I installed the new one, (http://us.creative.com/support/down...&driverlang=1033&OS=10&drivertype=0&x=32&y=21 its the first one in drivers). I thought that would fix it, it installed properly and all, and it restarted and all that important stuff, and now it still doesn't work. Do I need to restart it again or what? If someone knows why this is happening please tell me.

Edit: I also see the sound Icon in the bottom right of the screen, nothing is muted, and soundcard is installed and enabled.

If you need any more info just tell me, I really need an answer right about now.

Edit #2: Whenever I turn the volume up on my speaker, I hear a sound like when you are chatting online, it sounds like someone is touching their microphone. This sound only happens when I am turning the speaker volume knob, and when it is not moving it does not make a sound at all. I know it works because I plugged it into my iPod.
 

A:My sound doesn't work

Have you checked in Device Manager and made sure the Audigy is enabled, and has no issues?

Did you change any BIOS settings recently? The onboard audio needs to be disabled for the Card to work.
 

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Ok i've had DSP-500's since i got this computer and all has been well (they are usb headphones.)

Well they ended up giving out on me so I got the audio 90 headphones.

The Audio 90 headphones are regular soundcard headphones. I have onboard sound with my MSI k7t266 pro2 motherboard.

Whenever I go to adjust my sound in the sounds, speech and audio devices it says there is no audio device.

I also have win xp.

Can anyone help me!!!!
 

A:Sound doesn't work.

Did you uninstall the USB headphones? They might have taken out some important drivers or parts of them. In any case, try reinstalling your sound card drivers, if you haven't already.
 

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Hey, Dunamis here I have been on COUNTLESS Tech Forums etc. and no one has ever been able to help me, They say there #1 and all that stuff but they don't even reply to your post for a few days and when they do they don't help you AT ALL, I hope you guys are different i need sound, Here is some information on my computer.
Computer Brand: Genuine Intel, Intel(r) Celeron(tm) Processor

OS: Win98

Manufactured by: Intel

Ram: 127.0MB

AC'97 Audio Controller
Audio Controller Type Intel 82801AB ICH0
Codec Name Analog Devices AD1881
Codec ID 41445340h *Is this the ID you were talking about?*
S/PDIF Output Not Supported

The above information is all the audio stuff from the program called "Everest"

I hope you can help me find a driver and tell me what to do with it. (If thats the problem)
-Thanks

*I have updated my information*
 

A:Sound Doesn't Work...

drivers

get on the internet and search for SOUNDMAX drivers or the exact name of the sound card. INstal them and it should work.

Wait till you get HD audio...now thats hard to get working
 

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The sound doesn't work on my AcerAspire XC-605.  It has, for the most part, worked until just recently.  It's the speaks specifically.  Everything I've tried indicates that the sound is unplugged.  I'm new at this and technically challenged.  I see three cords plugged from my computer to the tower, and I can't see anyplace on the back of the computer to plug anything else in.  It would help if I knew what the cord looks like and where it plugs in.  My warranty is up, and it costs $100 to get support help.  Is there anyone who can help me?

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Hi,

I'm Jason and am new to the board. I really need help with this doozy.

I have a AC 97 Sound card built into the mother board.

I have Windows XP Home Edition.

IE 7.0

Windows Media Player 11.

My volume is fine. Nothing is muted. The speakers are plugged in. The driver has been updated and even deleted and reinstalled. Plus I have tried system restore but nothing worked then went back a month before it happened still no result. So I went back to before I restored.

Any ideas?

A:Sound Doesn't Work At All

Hi,I'm Jason and am new to the board. I really need help with this doozy.I have a AC 97 Sound card built into the mother board.I have Windows XP Home Edition.IE 7.0Windows Media Player 11.My volume is fine. Nothing is muted. The speakers are plugged in. The driver has been updated and even deleted and reinstalled. Plus I have tried system restore but nothing worked then went back a month before it happened still no result. So I went back to before I restored.Any ideas?N/mind the sound is back. Don't know what did it.However my speakers are Dell PC Speakers and now only one of them plays the volume strong and the other is very very faint. They are linked together before going into the PC. The one that plays strong is the one that doesn't have the volume control on it. It in turn plus into the one with the volume control and then into the |PC. If un-plug the one with no volume control the sound comes a little bit strong into the sound controlled speaker. Any ideas? (Also it isn't he speaker being set to the left or right too much. It is down the center but only the left has sound. If I turn down the right it doesn't matter.

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Hello everyone, my problem is that my headset doesn't work in my PC. Currently I have a turtlebeach z11 that works perfectly fine on my laptop and phone, but not on my built PC. Before my current headset, I had another turtlebeach and it worked, so I'm sure I can fix this somehow, but I do not know how.

I would be so happy if someone could come up with some things about how to fix it, because it's not funny to play games without sound, especially the games I play.

Windows: 8.1
Headset: turtlebeach z11
 

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Hey! I'm not much of a computer gal, so if I sound totally clueless, forgive me.
I have a bunch of major issues with my computer, but right now my audio isn't working at all. And yes, everything is plugged in correctly.
When I turn on my computer, the usual audio icon isn't on the taskbar. None of my programs have sound. For example, when someone IMs my on AOL, all i hear is this annoying little click, which comes from the machine itself, not the speakers.
Please help me! I'm going crazy! I miss my music!
thanks so much.
-Celia
 

A:Help! My sound doesn't work!

I might be able to walk you through it, Z Unit 001 on AIM
 

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My Acer 3680 laptop wont play sound out of its speakers it did work the first few weeks I had it then I did some windows updates and restart and bang it didn't work anymore,

Sometimes it still works, like this little program that comes installed with the computer that likes to call itself the "Sound Manager" has a little demo sounds .. they play fine real cool ... and the pc beep that plays fine as well but when I plug a set of headphones in to jack the pcbeep gladly stops, especially since the pcbeep was playing at fullblast.

So anyways I also try to open volume control and receive the
"no active mixer device error message"

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling my sound card driver. I have installing over top of. But the error remains and I still do not have any sound.

I would really like some help getting my sound back if anyone can get me some help on this it would be most appreciatted.
 

A:My sound doesn't work.

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My computer is not recognizing my sound drivers. At least that's what I think it is. I have an HP8562. I had sound issues with the computer from day one and HP was no help in resolving. Then one day, the computer went crazy.....my graphics got weird, I lost the use of my mouse and lost anything to do with any kind of sound. I got everything fixed except for the sound. Tried installing a new sound card but the computer refuses to recognize the software. Any suggestions short of throwing this thing out the window would be greatly appreciated!!!
 

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I had to replace my sound card. I went from a sound blaster audigy 2, to a sabrent 6 channel 5.1 sound 3d PCI sound card. Now, I can't get any sound. any help would be appreciated!
 

A:Sound doesn't work

Did you remove the old card from Windows? Have you installed the drivers for the new card?
 

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hello, ok my sound hasnt worked for a lond time and i was just finding out how to fix
it so i go to device manager and a yellow ? is there no other file has 1 but this the file is called:

video controller (VGA Compatible)

________________________________________________
Device status:

The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)

To reinstall the drivers for this device, click Reinstall Driver.
________________________________________________

I click reinstall and install wizard comes up searches for the file and then says

CANNOT INSTALL THIS HARDWARE
The hardware wan not installed because the wizard cannot find the necessary software.


any things you think i could do to fix this??? i have not had sound for like 6 month but it has to started to get on my nervs lol >=(
 

A:Sound doesn't work

umm is your audio motherboard based, or a soundcard. video has nothing to do with sound in the drivers. what i mean by motherboard based is this : does it come off of a little connector attached to the mottherboard, or a custom installed soundcard in a PCI slot?? if its motherboard, go into your BIOS setup, and find "ONBOARD AUDIO", make sure it is enabled. If it a soound card, make sure it is disabled. The next thing to do if motherboard based is to search for the motherboards drivers (i find easiest way is tto check out the computers maker, and check their website). Also, if in you control panel ->Sounds and devivces, it sows no audio device, then find your motherboard specs and give them to us. Lavalyst's Everest is a good program for this.
 

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ok guys here are my computer details
Windows XP Pro SP2
Sound Card: SiS 7012

the problem is: after i installed sp2... there were no sounds coming... i thought it was a driver problem ... so i updated it...
still nothing... then i tryed playing a music in winamp, it gave me this error: "Bad DirectSound...."
i fixed that and there was music playing on winamp... but only on winamp... what should i do now ?

please help me... i'm desperate

thks
 

A:Sound doesn't work

Does it say 'Bad DirectSound driver'?
 

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Hey,

Yesterday (Wednesday) I received my new stick of ram I ordered and I plugged it in (raplacing the orginal stick of 512mb, I now have 2x2GB while only using 3.12GB ram). I started my PC up and had no problems. A few hours later I had to restart my pc, when it came back on my onboard sound didnt work. So I went to my mobo manufactures site and downloaded the correct driver, uninstalled the realtek sound thing, and installed the new one I downloaded. Restarted and still didnt work.

Later that day the electrics went, once we got it back on and started up pc again, my sound was working. Then today again it stopped working. Then I went back to my mobo site, downloaded 'Fox live update' and installed, backed up my bios and upgraded to the latest and restarted. Before installing it, I got a warning that restarting may not work (thinking that was to just cover their back), I tried to restart and my desktop stayed up (explorer.exe closed and I couldnt do anything), so I forced a restart. When it was all loaded up again, I got the device was found box and it was searching for a driver. Turned out it was a floppy disc drive (A) but I have no floppy drive and never have for this PC. So I reinstalled the backed up bios and restarted.

When it was loading up and the windows 7 starting up screen appeared, my screen went funny for like 5 seconds (looked like a graphics problem although im using onboard graphics) then I got BSOD (minidump below). I restarted again and it loade... Read more

A:sound doesn't work

hiya try the Ram how it was,1x2gb stick out(the new one) and the 512mb back in
 

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My I-go AC adapter charger which has an input of 100-240V -1.5A 50-60 ghz, output 19.5V 90 w max
my charger works fine while on the internet but doesnt seem to charge while im playing a game. I have tried playing on fullscreen and windowed mode but the laptop simply doesnt charge while playing games.

How do i get my laptop to charge when playing and stop it from going back and forth from charging mode to battery mode?
OS name: microsoft windows 7 premium
OS version: 6.1.7600
directx:10
Cpu:Intel (R) core (TM) 2 duo cpu p8700 @ 2.53GHz
manufacturer: genuine intel
voltage: 1.2v
motherboard model: g72gx
motherboard manufacturer:Asus tek computer inc
video card: nividia geforce gtx 260M
wireless network connection: atheros AR928x wireless network adapter
 

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I am trying to use my CD-ROM drive and it doesn't work here are the list of things I have tried

Uninstalled and reinstalled the cd-rom driver it is a Matbleepa UJ-840D CD-ROM/DVD/CD-RW in my HP laptop (Didn't work)

Read stuff about code 39 and removed in the registry edit screen Upperfilters, Upperfilters.bak, Lowerfilters, Lowerfilters.bak and rebooted (Didn't work)

Removed itunes from computer (didn't solve the issue with cd-rom player)

Went back to a system restore point that was before the last time I used the CD-rom player and it worked and that (didn't work as well)

Read a lot of different posts about code 39 and nothing is given after the above steps are taken if it still won't work except to reformat which I would prefer not to do.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:CD-ROM doesn't work, code 39 error, tried many things still doesn't work

1. Uninstall the drive through Device Manager.Restart computer. The drive will be automatically reinstalled.or...2. Delete Upper & Lower Filters http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116Restart computer.or...3. Download, and run Restore Missing CD Drive patchDouble click on cdgone.zip to unzip it.Right click on cdgone.reg, click Merge.Accept registry merge.Restart computer.or...4. Go to Device Manager, click a "+" sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers.You'll see two items:- ATA Channel0 (or Primary Channel)- ATA Channel1 (or Secondary Channel)Right click on each of them, and click Uninstall. Confirm.Restart Windows. They'll be automatically reinstalled.

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I got back from christmas break, (hadn't used my computer for about 2 weeks) and my computer was running incredibly slowly on the internet ( i have cox high speed) and when I tried to uninstall and reinstall a few games, they wouldn't uninstall, and i couldn't use them. I think i installed a corrupted rollercoaster tycoon disc, and that messed up my computer.
I've run Norton internet security (05), ad aware, stinger, and tried my cox security, but norton keeps interfering with that. here is my log.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:45:18 PM, on 1/7/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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A:slowed computer, games uninstall/install doesn't work anymore.

Welcome to TSF.

You're infected with a trojan...TWICE!.

There is a procedure for removing the duplicate infection in one go, but I can't remember. So, we are going to run the tool twice instead.
Please print these instructions out for use in Safe Mode. Or Save them to Wordpad so that you can access them in Safe Mode.

Please download VundoFix.exe to your desktop.Double-click VundoFix.exe to extract the files
This will create a VundoFix folder on your desktop.
Go into Add/Remove and uninstall:

Viewpoint Media Player

Delete the folder:

C:\Program Files\Viewpoint
Restart the computer. The computer begins processing a set of instructions known as BIOS.
As soon as the BIOS has finished loading, begin tapping the F8 key on your keyboard.
Continue to do so until the 'Windows Advanced Options' menu appears.
Using the arrow keys on the keyboard, scroll to and select the menu item - Safe Mode.

Once in safe mode open the VundoFix folder and doubleclick on KillVundo.bat
You will first be presented with a warning.
It should look like this

Quote:




VundoFix V2.15 by Atri
By using VundoFix you agree that you are doing so at your own risk
Press enter to continue....





Press 'Enter' to continue!
Next you will see:

Quote:




Please Type in the filepath as instructed by the forum staff
and then press enter:





At this point please type the following file path (make sure to enter it exactly as below!):C:\WINDOWS\... Read more

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I installed windows Vista Basic on Presario V5207NR. BUT THE SOUND DOES WORK. It was working in the previous OS Windows XP. I have tried to look for sound card drivers without success. If any one knows how I get the drivers ,can you let know.

A:Sound On Laptop Doesn't Work

Have you tried using external speakers? as your current, in built speakers may not be compatible with Vista...

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i have win7 64bit operating system,i recently changed some services to increasing my Ram speed but suddenly recognaized that my sound is no longer working and apeares an X on sound tray icon in taskbar.please help me... (i've sent an attachment)

A:my sound doesn't work no longer

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. Does your Sound Card show in the Device Manager with an error ? If so you should go to the HP Website and Download the Driver ...

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I'm using a Logitech USB headset and it works perfectly on Ubuntu, but it doesn't even recognize it in Windows. It puts the yellow triangle over it in the device manager. I've tried reinstalling my drivers and tried a couple things I looked up but none of them worked.



Any clue on how to fix this?

A:Sound doesn't work on Windows

Two things I see from your screenshot.

!. You do not have a PC sound device installed. All that is showing is AMD High Definition Audio Device, which is audio for HDMI.

2. What error code is showing for the Logitech? With it connected, Uninstall it in the Device Manager then disconnect it and restart the PC. After Windows starts, connect it and see if it is recognized.

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