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Sound not working on programs that use a midi sound file (Guitar pro, power tabs etc)

Q: Sound not working on programs that use a midi sound file (Guitar pro, power tabs etc)

Just got my guitar pro 5.2 on my computer,
And the sound isn't working when i push play,
This has also stopped working on powertabs,
I found that my SndVol32.exe was missing and re-installed it,
Still not working, any suggestions would be very very appreciated!

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A: Sound not working on programs that use a midi sound file (Guitar pro, power tabs etc)

Doubleclick on the speaker icon in the system tray. Click Options then Properties, check all the boxs to show all the volume options. Then click ok. On the main speaker screen, make sure nothing is muted and everything is turned up (Microphone and CD Player shouldn't matter).

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I have installed this Guitar Pro(hacked version) long ago through a link given by a friend. It was working well for so long.

I unsubscribe on my broadband for a short while(i asked the company to cut the broadband service). My software is still working even without internet connection. But when i subscribe again to the broadband service, the Guitar Pro seemed not to work well. I reinstalled the software but nothing happened, the same problem is encountered.

The details of the problem:

When i play the tablature of a song, the notes are moving but no sound is produced. I also checked the audio settings but there's nothing wrong in it. There is also no problem with the audio device because i can play songs in my Media player.

What do you think is wrong with my Guitar Pro? Thanks! By the way, its version is 5.2.

A:Notes in Guitar Pro 5 do not sound

Guitar Pro(hacked version)Per forum rules:No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.Topic Closed

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installed the software. No sound. Can play a cd and all other sound works. Running windows XP home edition. Compaq Presario. 80 gigs 512 ram. Ran test all sound works. Don't know what else to do. take any help. Thanks! Oh, suppose to be midi.

realtec AC' audio for via audio controller.

A:No sound in Guitar universal workshop

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Installed GP6 on a new HDD after the old one went belly up.  Installled Guitar Pro 6 and when you click for "Soundbanks" (songs which come with the program and will will play on GP6) program opens (documents) folder.  The GP6 logo still appears at  the bottom of the page, but cannot access the song files.  This is an area I know absolutely nothing about, and am afraid to try and fix it. 
Am a noobie and would appreciate any help given.

A:Guitar Pro 6 defaults to documents instead of opening sound files in the GP6 pro

In GP6, "Soundbanks" are the audio samples that allow Guitar pro to play realistic sounds when replaying the song. Are you getting confused between opening a song (.gpx file) and importing a soundbank (.gpbank file)?
The default soundbanks should have been installed with the software (and if you've purchased any of the additional soundbank packs they should be installed through the updater along with the associated licence files)
There is an official Guitar-Pro support forum at http://getsatisfaction.guitar-pro.com/arobas_music

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I actually couldn't figure out where to post this but here you go.

Please tell me what to do. I have Dolby Home Theater Output. I use mic input for jack. I have windows 8 Pro.


A:[Guitar Rig 5] WASAPI with Latency, ASIO with weird sound.(Video added)

You didn't say what the issue is? If your talking about Feedback? you have the volume in Hot Solo Amp in Guitar Rig turned all the way up. Try turning the knobs down.

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I have several simple websites with MIDI sounds. I made these in MS Publisher.
I cannot get sounds from the websites nor from web preview of Publisher file.
I have checked IE 8 settings under tools/internet tools/advanced/mulimedia/playsounds is checked. The MIDI files on my computer play fine. I do have a website with .wav sound and it works fine. I am assuming the problem is with some setting in IE8 (the web preview in Publisher uses IE to give the preview).

This is recent problem-worked fine last month and another computer (Win2K) can access the sites with sound so the problem is with this one running Win7 and IE8.
Thanks much!
More info:Normally, the IE8 opens up as basic (I assume 32 bit) and the MIDI sounds on the websites are not heard. I opened up IE8 64 bit and everything works fine-all MIDIs etc sound OK.
The settings for both IE8 look the same.
Now my question is now: How do I change things for the basic IE8 to work. Since the Publisher file opens with the 32 then it also does not work. The basic IE 8 on my computer is described as version 8.0.7600.16385,Cipher Strenght:256 bit. The 64 bit version is listed as same version and cipher-- but 64 bit.

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I recently bought a new laptop running windows vista homw premium -
2038 of RAM
intel(R) core(TM)2 CPU T5200 @ 1.60GHz 1.60 GHz

I can't seem to get any of my sound editing programs to work.
When I try ti install FL Studio 7 it stops half way through installation.
I can install Sony sound forge 9 and sony acid pro 6 but they won't start up!

I would really appreciate if you could help me.

A:sound editing programs not working

are you getting any errors when FL studio freezes or when trying to start the sony ones?

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I just finished using the virus boards here to eliminate a virus. During the course of the virus, but before I got help here, all my sound, except for my MIDI files, has been turned off. The virus board referred me to this board for help with this specific problem.

I know that nothing is muted, I have already checked that. Another example, I can play a WAV or MP3 in winamp, and I can clearly see the file is playing, but there is no sound. Same for games, etc. The only sound files I can play are MIDI files. The only reason I can think that this might happen is because months ago, I installed a Yamaha program for enhancing MIDIs, and maybe they are controlled only by that program which somehow escaped damage.
I think my sound card is a Realtek HD Audio. I am running Windows XP.

Thanks for your help.

A:non-Midi sound disabled

Hi Q'bert,Check that audio is started in services..Go to Start>> Run>> type in services.msc. A window will pop up with a list of services. Scroll down to Windows Audio>> Right-click>>Properties. Make sure that 'Startup' is set to automatic. Click Apply and okay...Now check the startup status under services..Make sure it says started. If not look to the left and click start service...If the service is already set to automatic..turn it off click apply and okay..then set it to start..click apply and okay..Check device manager and make sure the drivers are downloaded and have no conflictRight click on 'my computer'..Click 'manage'...Click 'device manager'...Check for audio drivers...If you see a red X..the driver is disabled ...A yellow ! means there is a conflict....The following link will walk you through how to use device manager...Windows Device ManagerPauline

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I'm really at a loss for words. For some odd reason, every now and again, I hear what sounds like the first second of the Linkin Park song Crawling. No idea where it's coming from. All of my mp3 players could be running or not and I've heard it. I've checked to make sure that if I had any browsers open, that there wasn't any kind of annoying flash advertisement doing it. I've updated my AVG Anti-Virus and ran that as well as AVG-Anti Spyware but I still hear the midi. I feel like this blond kid:

Anyway and all help would be appreciated

A:Weird Midi Sound

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XP, SP2, Medion P4 with C-media sound. Media Player 9 and 10. I have lost the facility to play Midi sounds, though Wav files are loud and clear. Also wont play CDA from music disks. Have downloaded the latest C-media drivers and done checks with Vcom Fixit. There are no reported problems in System, with Audio Codecs, CM188738/C3DX, Legacy audio devices, Media control devices, MPu-401 and Microsoft SW Synth all reported to be working correctly.Unfortunately too late to use restore or Last Good. Just got a midi keyboard and can't use it ! But this was happening before I got the kboard

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Just about finished refurbishing a Presario 5000. Tougher than a nut this one’s been in a couple of ways. Understand now why some would call it a Pre-sorry-o. Anyway, my last headache is that it will not play MIDI files. That is, no sound comes out of the squeakers.

Mobo: CUW-AM Rev 2.02 with integrated audio and video. Chipset is Intel 810 and Socket number is 370.

S/W: Windows 98 SE, Media Player 9, DirectX 9, IE6. DXdiag DOES produce both WAV and MIDI sound but no other application will play dot-MID files.

Driver now in use is for a Crystal AC’97 PCI card. Found it in PV4026.ZIP after many frustrating hours on the net.

I obviously don’t know sqaut-all about sound generation. Would sure appreciate it if somebody out there can point me in the right direction…

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I'm running windows 98. I have a program called teach me to play guitar. All the midi files play ok except the tuner and the record player. Help please!

A:midi sound problem

I believe the tuner and the record player may use wav files and not midi. Check your sound cards mixer, (double click on the speaker in the taskbar), and make sure wav balance is turned up.

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I used to be able to play midi and wav files but suddenly cannot. In my control panel, there is something listed as Sounds and Audio Devices, but there is no Midi tab, and I do not have anything listed as Multimedia.

One of the error messages I got said I needed to update iTunes, which I did, but it continues not to work.

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Hello iam getting not midi sound on my computer after combofix was run. I know that your not suppost to run it but my son found a bug on the system and did some google searching and found combofix and ran it is clean off the bug and everthing is working but now i have not MIDI sound can't watch any youtube or listen to online radio. Can anyone help me?

A:No MIDI sound on computer

Hello and welcome to the forum!

Whats the make/model of the system?

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I've always had music I could send with my Ecards from WebShots and I can no longer see where the sound function is located. The help section says you need MIDI sound files but I have not had this problem before sending sound and I can no longer see the sound listing at all. I am running XP Pro.

Thank you for any ideas,

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No sound on MIDI files. Sound on other formats. Win Media player or IrfanView or vanBasco all indicates file is playing. I think I lost sound when I was cleaning out junk from system. OS Win98se.

A:No sound on midi files

Hi moldy811, and welcome to TSG.

Double check your volume / sound mixer control panel settings. Make sure that the "SW Synth" channel is not muted and that the volume control slider is not all the way down.

If the settings look OK then double check the System Control Panel / Device manager to see if there are any warning symbols for the sound controller.

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I am not sure this is the correct forum however; I am using MS Publisher to create web pages with sound. Some of the MIDIs I use have very high or very low sound levels. Is there a way I can adjust the sound level of the MIDIs I have added to a web page?
Thanks much!

A:MIDI Sound level

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There was a brief power outage. I couldn't restart my computer. I took it to a computer shop. They said I needed a new power supply unit inside my computer. They installed that. They also recommended buying a battery pack. They said my surge protector would no longer be any good & a battery pack would give better protection than another surge protector.

I got home, hooked everything up again. Everything seems to be working now except I get no sound through my speakers. The speakers do have power. When I go to control panel, sounds & audio devices, audio tab, it says under playback devices that there are no playback devices. On the volume tab it says there is no audio device.

This is an E machine with Windows XP Home.


A:Sound Not Working After Power Outage

Could be the surge took out your sound card. Happened to me when my PSU blew. But first try reinstalling the audio drivers.

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have installed a SoundBlaster PC164 (scavanged as usual) w/ downloaded driver...

Have tried a couple drivers but this seemed he best....

PROBLEM:....get message:
"....cannot load MIDI waveset, MIDI has been disabled"

I don't understand....... is this a hardware, driver or set up related and what do I do about it?


A:Sound card...MIDI controller

First check in the bios to se if the onboard(integrated ) sound is disabled.

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My PC has stopped playing MIDI sounds - as in, they still play but I cant hear them! In hardware devices my sound card shows no issues. In sound and audio settings I noticed my MIDI was turned all the way down so I turned it back up! No difference...I looked back in my sound and audio settings and my MIDI was again set all the way down! What would cause it to do that?

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When I play MIDI files, there's no sound. There's no error message or anything. In control panel, under Sounds and Audio Devices > Audio, Default MIDI Playback is blank. When I select "Microsoft GS Wavetable SW Synth" and click apply/ok, it turns back to blank when I open Sounds and Audio Devices again.

I can play MIDI files in quicktime, but only if I select "Quicktime Music Synthesizer" as the Default Music Synthesizer. If I select "General MIDI", there's no sound again when I play it.

Screenshot of settings:


A:No sound when playing .midi files

Try getting and installing the latest drivers for your audio device.

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I just got a new sound card (Creative Sound Blaster 16 PCI).
It works perfectly fine for MP3 but it doesn't work very well with an Application called Guitar Pro 4 which uses the Microsoft GS Wavetable SW Synth for MIDI music playback (it can use the ESS 1969 FM Synthesizer which came w/ the sound card but I have to speakers louder and it makes kind of a squeaky sound)
There is no sound if I use the Microsoft GS Wavetable SW Synth w/ my new sound card.
Do you have an idea how to fix this?

PS : My OS is Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition.

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i Get sound on CD's, window media, wavs and mpeg clips.....but no sound on internet clips, quicktime, midi files.
I have checked mute buttons are un checked,volumes are up and internet options are default. i have downloaded numerous codec files and installed.............what is wrong???

please help

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) 2200+, x86 Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2015 Mb
Graphics Card: VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 120001 MB, Free - 98866 MB; D: Total - 118463 MB, Free - 117640 MB; S: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 328307 MB;
Motherboard: , KM266A-8235, ,
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

All sound files play fine on Windows Media Player 11.0571 and Real Player. Player progress slide shows midi files playing but no sound.
Checked device manager and have no problems.

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I have a digital audio workstation and I use midi devices with my system. Besides, it's a good way to link sound devices across systems into a single coordinated work station. Problem I'm finding though is that almost all new sound cards I've looked at no longer seem to support midi. And then there's the whole question as to whether or not they'd even work with Win 7.

I have a Creative Sound Blaster Live! with Live Drive that's several years old, that I wish I could get to work with Win 7, but I've had zero luck so far.

My main requirement in a sound card, besides being midi capable, is that it is quiet. No detectable line noise, that is. 24/96 capable is a big plus. Oh, it also must be PCI, not PCI express.

Got any suggestions?


A:Midi-capable sound card with Win 7?

Quote: Originally Posted by cooltouch

I have a digital audio workstation and I use midi devices with my system. Besides, it's a good way to link sound devices across systems into a single coordinated work station. Problem I'm finding though is that almost all new sound cards I've looked at no longer seem to support midi. And then there's the whole question as to whether or not they'd even work with Win 7.

I have a Creative Sound Blaster Live! with Live Drive that's several years old, that I wish I could get to work with Win 7, but I've had zero luck so far.

My main requirement in a sound card, besides being midi capable, is that it is quiet. No detectable line noise, that is. 24/96 capable is a big plus. Oh, it also must be PCI, not PCI express.

Got any suggestions?


Hi and welcome to SF Michael

I have a sound blaster live card in win 7 no problems. I dont have any midi needs though what driver are you using for the card?

Waiting for info

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I've only just started to realize this, but my sound will stop working if I have a combo of programs running. Mainly Skype and League of Legends. When I have those two on, more LoL, my audio stutters or just won't work at all. I'll get problem with playback device on Skype. I've updated my drivers and disabled bandwidth hogs, but I can't seem to get it to work.

If this isn't the right forum for this please feel free to move it, I figured it might be audio.

A:Sound lags/stops working when running certain Programs

Both of those use audio and if both are active at the same time it can cause a sound conflict. Usually only one audio application at a time can be used.

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1. My computer had some malware issues and some browser redirect issues (probably from before the more recent malware). I ran a full MBAM scan to get rid of Internet Security. I also ensured the .exe and .dll files were no longer present. I also ran a HijackThis scan and did manual removals. So far it looks like Internet Security is gone but I'm still getting redirects, youtube doesn't work (404 not found -ngix), and I can't access/edit/move/do anything to my hosts file. I tried safe boot as well and I still can't edit. I attempted some command line stuff to try to give me access to the file but it doesn't work. Also, read-only and hidden are checked in the properties but it doesn't let me edit those either; I get an access denied error. My lone O1 line from the Hijack log is something with localhost, nothing suspicious. Any idea on how to fix this?

2. Windows Defender doesn't open. It says something like "failed to initialize handle is invalid". It's listed in the Startup tab of msconfig and enabled.

3. Not sure if it's related but my sound has recently stopped working as well. I know it's not the speakers (built into monitors) as I tried brand new ones and they didn't work either. In the mixer, I can see the audio levels fluctuating when watching a youtube video for example, but I don't hear anything. I've toyed around with settings and everything in my audio control panel but still nothing.

Thanks in advance.

A:Access to hosts file disabled + Windows Defender not working + sound not working

If you use a browser other than Internet Explorer, you could try uninstalling it, deleting all files (so in your profile and program files), and then reinstall.


In regards to Windows Defender, it sounds as if your registry is damaged and/or core files for defender. That said, have a look at this: Error message when you try to start Windows Defender on a computer that you recently upgraded to Windows Vista: "Application failed to initialize"



A bit more information in regards to your system specs, setup, etc., would be helpful.

Do you have more than one output port on your computer? If so, try plugging your speakers into that and see if it works.

You might need to recheck your sound/audio settings in Windows, just to check it is outputting to the correct device.

If no success, try uninstalling/reinstalling (or just updating) your soundcard driver.

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No audio on some midi files.  These files play fine on my $50 amazon tablet and on my electronic pianos, but not on my W 10 computer upgraded from W 7 this summer.  Emailed the midi to a friend who has W 10 media player and won't play there either.  I don't see a way to attach the file here for members to test this out.

A:windows 10 media player no sound on some midi

Hi, This is totally something to do with Windows 10, not your HP machine . Please check the following discussion            https://www.native-instruments.com/forum/threads/playing-midi-windows-10.267256/ Regards.

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Hi. Sporting Windows XP Pro w/ SP3. I'm wondering if it's possible to change the default MIDI soundfont (if it is a soundfont), to a more high-end soundfont. I was tinkering around with some Creative software that gave me the idea that I could do that, though I haven't had much luck with my google searches. I don't seem to know the terminology to be specific enough to find what I'd like, so I'm hoping some human interaction can help me get there.

I was hoping the process might be something like:

Start -> Control Panel -> Sounds and Audio Devices (or Audio HQ) -> Properties -> Browse -> Cool Soundfont pack.sf2 -> OK.

So when I swap and upgrade my soundfont pack for this generic "MIDI" sound, my various MIDI programs will play with the new and improved soundfont. Is this possible? I thought I had it, but it doesn't seem to have worked.

Audio HQ was the piece tied to Creative that I tinkered with and thought I upgraded, and I'm hoping to produce an improved effect on PTE.exe, a MIDI playing guitar tablature program. I don't know if it's program specific or if I can just adjust it through windows. I'm hoping the latter, as the former doesn't seem possible.

Is this the right forum for this? Please move me if it isn't. Thanks.

A:Can XP users change their default MIDI sound?

So I've gotten closer to my goal, and would like to share what I know, and perhaps clarify what I don't. So here goes.

This post is going to be part tutorial and part research. I have successfully upgraded my MIDI patch, though I do not know all the details encompassing the process, such as how it may vary for different OSs or sound cards. My impression is that it is soundcard-specific, so I should mention that this process is for Creative Audigy soundcards. And ultimately what I'd like to get out of this post, aside from helping others be able to update their MIDI sound font, is maybe a list of higher end soundfonts that can replace what I understand to be the stock MIDI sound. So let's begin the process (and do so by assuming you have the same sound card as me, for again, I don't know any other method):

First, select Start -> Control Panel -> Audio HQ

Then double click the Sound Font icon.

And in this panel is where we do our manipulations. Perhaps the first thing you want to check out is the Options tab. Under SoundFont Device, in my case, I have SB Audigy Synth A and B [9000], and they seem to have equivalent setups, and I can adjust each one individually.

Also here, you can control how much RAM you dedicate to processing the synth font. Selecting "too much" does not waste the memory. It will be used by other processes as necessary, but ensures you have enough to not slow down the production of sound.

Next, we go back to the first ... Read more

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Hi guys, i tried sifting through the forums for something similar but i can not find anything like my problem.

The problem is when i play games after about 10 minutes sound in that program and only that program will stop. If i am in skype with someone or i have iTunes playing music in the background, none of that stops. It happens from low end games like fallout 2 to mid level games like league of legends. In leauge of legends if i go into sound options and mute the sound and then unmute it the sound comes back, thats the only game it happens on.

I'm using an on board sound card, everything is seems to be unto date. i was wondering if any one had had similar problems like this. I get the feeling its a piece of hardware dying somewhere, is this a symptom?

Any feedback would be greatly appriciated!

A:Games completely lose sound but other programs keep sound.

sounds more like a driver issue. Make sure you have the latest sound drivers installed for your system.

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So my power accidentally disconnects fairly often(it hangs in there pretty lightly) and today I realized that my analog sound is not working(but it was working today too). Now Windows 8(even from another hdd) and Linux doesn't detect when the audio device is plugged in! (Green Jack and microphone)

I was also using Line In port, but now you dont hear anything too (it doesnt detect it too) but another input is at max sound but nothing to hear.

I tried installing Realtek drivers, uninstalling, uninstalling even the original windows drivers, even going to bios and changing the settings for the sound...
It looks like the motherboard malfuntioned? But my usb audio device still works.
What can I do?
and after the power out: my mouse and keyboard reseted to default settings too!
What can I do?

A:Analog Sound is not working(probably after multiple power outages)

With a power failure, when the PC is powered on, anything can fail, or partially fail. It sounds like the BIOS may have been corrupted too. Suggest you reset the BIOS and see if that helps. Best way is to power off the PC, then remove the CR2032 CMOS battery for at least 10 minutes. Reinstall the battery, observing the correct polarity, power on and see if this helps.

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Trying to figure out how to delete sound from a power point file (.pps) and Microsoft power point help says. Click on the sound icon. I look left, right, up, down and in the menu above and can't see it anywhere. I went to add on other menu to see if it could be within another menu not shown and it wasn't there either.
So where is it? How do I find it?

my version is: 2003 (11.8135.8132) SP2

thank you

A:How to delete sound-Power Point has no sound icon

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I've recently purchased a new pc with Vista Home Premium installed.

There appears to be a lot of information on the web and this site about midi problems with Vista. They all seem to mention problems with external equipment.

My question is, what do I need to do to my pc to play midi files through the inbuilt sound card.

When I attempt this, I get an error saying No hardware installed or is not responding.

I can play all other type of media files ok.

Thanks for taking the time to read this.


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A good friend 'O mine has an Alesis QS-8 keyboard hooked into his PC so he can ear train and learn to read music better. He complains that when he hits the keys, the sound is slow to come out of the speakers. Needless to say, this really screws up his timing and tempo. Is there a way to allocate some RAM to the soundcard or maybe the Microsoft GS wavetable?
I have looked in the device manager and found no options. I'm sure he has a good soundcard and processor. I'm thinking that theres a setting I have overlooked? Please, if you can help, he would sure appreciate it. He's so frustrated with it. I have even looked into maybe Increasing the page file size bit i'm not sure if that will help. I'll leave my AIM on.
AIM name is ou8i8uo. Thanx.

A:I need to figure out why a MIDI input would lag on the sound output to the PC speaker

OK, I got It figured out, thanx, I guess...

I figured it out, It was just a mal-adjusted setting.

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Recently I restarted my computer and my sound cut out. Winamp gives me a bad directsound driver error. I suspected a virus so I tried to look at my AVG log.. but apparently it has been offline for some time. Trying to use any antivirus/spyware app has given me a win32 error. Restarting in Safe Mode does not work. I then tried to uninstall and reinstall AVG, but to no avail.

So I went to panda and trendmicro to get a system scan and disinfect as many as I could. I tried following the steps of posting.. but I have not been able to update my windows through microsoft.

Here is the extra.txt I got from DSS

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.

-- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------

Microsoft Windows XP Professional (build 2600) SP 2.0
Architecture: X86; Language: English

CPU 0: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
CPU 1: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
Percentage of Memory in Use: 25%
Physical Memory (total/avail): 2047.48 MiB / 1527.84 MiB
Pagefile Memory (total/avail): 3433.61 MiB / 3183.51 MiB
Virtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1890.32 MiB

A: is Removable (No Media)
C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 78.13 GiB total, 17.3 GiB free.
D: is Fixed (NTFS) - 155.63 GiB total, 153.75 GiB free.
E: is CDROM (No Media)
F: is CDROM (No Media)
G: is Fixed (NTFS) - 2... Read more

A:Lost Sound and Antivirus programs not working - Trj/Mitglieder.TB & W32/Bagle.RP.worm

Ok.We need to download ComboFix.exe. This will give a better view to the files running and also hidden on your computer.

When you download it I want you to rename it to Combo-Fix.exe before you run it

Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running ComboFix

When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you. Please copy and paste the "C:\Combo-Fix.txt" along with a new HijackThis log so that we can continue to do any further cleaning that your system may require.

Caution: Never run and remove files with Combofix unless supervised by a security analyst.

NOTE: Combofix prevents autorun of all CDs, floppies and USB devices to assist with malware removal & increase security. If this is an issue or makes it difficult for you - please let me know.

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I downloaded at least five sound recorder programs on my new hp notebook computer (All Sound Recorder, Easy Recorder, Advanced MP3 WMA Recoder, etc.) ........

My experience with all of them is the same:

When I try to record from (say) a song that is playing through iTunes --- I hit record and everything looks OK. However, when I go to play it back on itunes or Windows Media player ---- there is no sound.

When attempting playback in iTunes - the little thing moves, to indicate that a recording has taken place and that the song is "playing" -- but there is no sound.

I was able to use a Sound Recorder progam on my old laptop and loved it, and used it frequently. I would greatly appreciate your help.



A:sound recorder programs - no sound during playback

One tip:
Click on Start / Run, type in sndvol32.exe . Once in sound volume manager window, choose Settings menu / Properties. Select Volume Settings for Recording. Check the sliders, they might be set on zero volume.
Please note: I attempted to translate the menu, button, etc. names, but the exact names may be different. If you don't find them, follow the logic of my post.

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After closing a tab heavy google chrome window my pc had a crash during this crash the 1 second of the song that was playing repeated til the pc rebooted. After this tho I no longer have any sound at all from my computer. I'm running windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 2 installed. My speakers work I checked them with my mp3 player and the pc isn't on mute or turned down to zero. The strange part that confuses me tho is that the sound mixer window shows audio levels when i do play music or youtube but even with volume at full blast there is no audio as a work around for the time being i've set my pc to broadcast my pc's audio and then just use my lap top to tune into my station to listen to my music but this is getting old really quick when i check my sound card (realtek high definition audio?) in device manager it says 'this device is working properly' is it possible my soundcard broke/fried and it still showing it fine with audio levels moving?

A:Lost sound after a computer crash, shows sound working but can't hear a thing!

I've seen that before. Try uninstalling then re-installing the drivers. Worked for me.

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I have hyperlinked to a .wav file in an MS Word 2007 document, and the sound file plays without opening a media player.

Problem is the sound file is 10mins long, and I have no way of controlling the .wav file once I have activated the hyperlink.

Pressing escape stops the sound, but I cannot pause or rewind.

The hyperlink seems to be opening the sound file as an 'embedded' object that I have no control over.

During a presentation, I need to be able to pause the sound or even rewind it.

Why doesn't MS Word allow me to open the hyperlinked sound file in a media player?

Can you help?


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changed integrated sound card for Sound Blasster Live but it is not working right. It shows up in the device mnager, but when I go to Start>>Settings>>Control Panel>>Sounds & Audio Devices, it shows that there is NO AUDIO DEVICES.....why. I am running Windows XP Pro, on a P4-1.8, which has an Asus motherboard model P4S333.

A:changed integrated sound card for Sound Blasster Live but it is not working right

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

First. Go into your bios, and disable your onboard sound, and save and exit bios.

Once your computer has booted up, go into contol panel, and double click the sounds and audio devices icon.

Click on the audio tab, and set the sound playback device to your new soundcard.

Do the same for the sound recording device. Click on the voice tab and do the same. Click apply/ok.

Make sure you have the correct drivers installed for your new soundcard, and that your speakers are plugged into the new soundcard.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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I tried this file on my other win 7 and it works fine , but I have no sound with this file . and narrator has no sound also .. system sounds and mp3 's / movies sound good ... Ideas . thanks

A:narrator no sound - and sound vbs file no sound

Weird - If I change the output to optical , I can hear the vbs file and narrator . Ideas ?

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I have installed Win XP Pro SP2 (had Win 7 installed and couldn't run half my games). Now the games run fine but no sound! I know this is because I'm relying on the on-board sound on the (I have been told by my brother-in-law who used to own the pc!) Realtek motherboard as the soundcard broke 6 months ago (was a Creative Soundblaster 16 or AWE 32 Compatible (WDM)) and was removed.

When I installed Win XP yesterday everything runs fine but no sound. In the Device Manager I have problems with the:

Other Devices -Audio Device on HD Audio Bus (Code 1)PCI Simple Communications Controller (Code 28)Unknown device (Code 28)

Sound, Video & Game Controllers -Creative Soundblaster 16 or AWE 32 Compatible (WDM)(Code 10)

I don't understand why it's even picking up the sound card when it's not plugged in!

The dxdiag is as follows:

System Information
Time of this report: 12/21/2009, 17:48:03
Machine name: GENESIS
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: DIXONSXP
System Model: MS-7255
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 370MB used, 3568MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.... Read more

A:[SOLVED] On-board sound not working - no sound card installed

Thanks anyone who had a look - I had a look at the Audio HD Device again - the Code 10, and it let me re-install the drivers this time, which it never did before. At least I have sound now!!!


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Hi to all seven forum,
I have a movie audio and its left channel sound is lower then the right side. so I wanted to Increase left channel sound for equal to right side channel. I used Audacity but its "Normalizer" option didn't really works.
see the image, there is clearly shown one channel sound is lower then other.

A:How to Normalize a channle sound from a stereo sound file.

The waveform for the bottom channel (whichever that is) shows it is distorting and too loud on the sound peaks. Lower that channel to match the other.

(I have a recording studio and work with audio daily).

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Recently, when I was using my Windows 10 desktop PC, I noticed that I had no sound for all programs and speakers/headphones I tried. Normally when I have no sound, it is exclusive to one program. I tried to fix the problem by reinstalling my Realtek audio drivers, but to no avail. Perhaps my sound card is broken or I am just doing something wrong?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3258 @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4038 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953316 MB, Free - 622491 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, H81I (MS-7851)
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

A:Sound not working for all headphones... sound card broken?

To be sure, they're not muted, correct? Sometimes it's the most simple solution.
If they're not muted and the volume is turned up, then it's possible your sound card failed.

You could try booting into safe mode to see if some type of software is causing it.

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Hi, as stated in the subject, I am unable to hear any sound from my speakers since upgrading to the windows 7 64 bit. I followed the other post that I found on this but I still cannot hear any sound.

I have a dell inspiron 531. The hardware ids from the device manager are



I have installed the realtek drivers and they as working but I still get nothing but a slight hiss from my speakers. I have tried them on my laptop and they work fine.

Does anybody know what might be causing this? I am half tempted to get a new sound card but I am reluctant as it says my existing one is working (it just seems to have forgotten to tell the speakers!)

If anybody knows a fix for this I really would be eternally grateful

Many thanks

A:Sound card drivers show as working but still no sound

Let's start by right clicking the speaker icon in your system tray and select playback devices from the options...right clik on the speakers and set as default. You can select to disable the independent headphone jacks if the speakers are plugged to the sound card. Then clik on properties and go to the levels tab at top. Set the slider to 100%. Go back to the playback devices window and select Configure button. Test the individual speakers by clicking on them one at a time.

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Hi, first of I love your website here and everybody is so helpful (I posted here about a year back and I got help right away )

Anyways, I've been having this problem where my sound icon won't appear in the system tray. When this happens I can't adjust the sound using the buttons on my laptop either. I can usually fix this problem by doing a system restore to a week or two ago, but it seems like everytime I restart my computer I get this problem again (I usually just put my computer on standby). I wasn't having this problem for a while because I never turned off my computer (standby ) but I just got a random BSOD while watching a youtube video and when I restarted my computer the same problem occured (no sound icon in system tray and I can't adjust sound with buttons on laptop). I've tried many different things, from simple stuff like going into the control panel and checking "show sound icon in tray" to stuff like editing the registry (I tried googling how to fix this problem). Well I've had this problem for about half a year, and I'm officially sick of it . If any of you know how to fix this I would GREATLY appreciate it! Thanks in advance!

A:Sound icon missing & sound buttons not working

Hi -
Can you still access the sound area and volume controls via Programs > Accessories > Entertainment > Volume control
and adjust those slide controls -

Thank You -

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okay, so i redownloaded windows xp and now my sound is not working. I clicked sound and looked at my drivers and i have ATI High Definition Audio Driver and its working properly, but it says i have no sound card and the volume is greyed out?? help please. my speakers work perfectly fine, i can play music on my itouch on the speakers.

The specs on my computer are
Windows XP
Intel Pentium 4 650
Dell E510
0WG261 Motherboard
Chipset: i945P/PL/G/GZ

A:okay, so i redownloaded windows xp and now my sound is not working. I clicked sound a

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