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Lenovo G50-45 headphone suddenly stopped working

Q: Lenovo G50-45 headphone suddenly stopped working

Hi i bought recently my lenovo g50-45 just two days ago watching a video on youtubee my headphones suddenly stopped working.I check the audio and all looks normal.Only when the plug is not all into the slot i can hear some sound but not the actual sound of the video or anything.I also tried different heaphones none of them working.Please help and sorry for my english

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A: Lenovo G50-45 headphone suddenly stopped working

Hi Kwstas_chris,

Welcome to Lenovo Community!

As per the query we understood that you are facing issues with microphone not working on your Lenovo G50-75 laptop.

Go to Control Panel,click on Hardware and Sound Click on Sound then you devices should come up ; speakers, Digital Audio, and headphones plug your headphones in, then select headphones at the bottom and select set as default option !! then when you disconnect your headphones it automatically switches to the speakers and when you plug them back in it automatically will switch to headphones!!

Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists!

Best regards,

Ashwin. S



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Spoiler (Highlight to read)  My laptop madel is Lenovo g570 It suddenly stopped working while I am working on it. Its is also not showing any response on using power button is it dead.plsplspls!!! need suggestions.

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the usb 3.0 stopped was working fine but last week both stopped working. i have checked drivers, but that dosent seem to be the problem. they can charge my phone but dosent decect it or anything else. the usb 2.0 port works fine as usual

A:Lenovo Y50-70 USB 3.0 ports stopped working suddenly

hi haemming,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
Can you try the following:
1. Boot into the BIOS by continuously tapping F2 on boot-up. Once in the BIOS, hit F9 to load factory default settings then hit F10 to save and exit (this reloads the hardware configuration of the machine). Once inside Windows, uninstall the USB 3,0 driver (Device Manager > Universal Serial Bus Controllers) then scan for hardware changes.
 
When the USB device comes back, try to test your phone or any USB device (e.g., USB mouse, flashdrive, etc.) and observe.
 
2. If same problem, try to power down the machine > press the OneKey Recovery button > select System Recovery and test if the mouse will work on the USB 3.0 port
 - Sample image
 
Alternatively, you can also hold the Shift key then restart Windows and observe if the USB mouse will work on the Windows 8 Advanced Options.
 
If none of the above method works then I recommend you contact the lenovo helpdesk and report your findings as the USB 3.0 port is definitely malfunctioning and requires service.
 
 
Support phone list
 
 
Let me know how it goes..
 
Regards

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Nothing different happened between turning off the computer & turning it on to keep working & yet all of a sudden the touchscreen doesn't work?? It's almost as if it was turned off? Is that a setting that can be turned off or does this need to be fixed or something?  So annoying!! 

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All drivers are fine. I have tried disabling and enabling & reinstalling HID touch screen drivers but it didnot work. I have also reset the PC . But i didn't fix. I dont think its a hardware problem. Any solution??   

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Headphone jack stopped working.  When headphones plugged in, sound still comes out of the speakers.  Not the jack.  Tried different headphones. 

A:headphone jack stopped working.

Hi @carol25,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the headphones. I will be glad to help you. Please follow the steps from No Sound or Distorted Sound from Speakers (Windows 10). 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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Ok so im playing wow and all of a sudden my sound goes off and i cant hear music or anything so i minimized and unplugged my headphones and plugged em back in..still no sound. I unplugged them and restarted my computer and they still dont work. I rly need help with this it happens often with my computors for some reason .

Computor specs:
HP a6763w Desktop

Operating System - Genuine Windows VistaŽ Home Premium with SP1

Processor - AMDŽ Phenom 9150e X4 Processor
Processor Speed - 1.8 GHz
Bus Speed - 2000 MHz Hyper Transport 1.0

Memory - 7168MB PC2-6400 DDR2 SDRAM

Video Graphics - Integrated GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 graphics

Hard Drive - 640GB (7200RPM) Hard Drive (SATA)

Optical Drive - SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology
Card Reader - 15-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader (SD, MMC, RS-MMC, MS, MS Pro/Duo, Pro Duo, SM, xD, mini SD, CF I/II, MD, MMC Mobile, MMC+

Audio - ALC888S chipset, High Definition Surround Sound Capable, 7.1 channels

Network - 10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45)

Keyboard - HP multimedia keyboard

Mouse - HP PS/2 optical mouse

Headphones:Cyber AC-9620 Gaming Headset

I have the latest drivers for everything and its definantly the jack thats not working because i tried the headset on another computer and it works
****just found out if i go to speakers and hit test i can hear the test sound but i cant hear anything else

******Ummm when the jack isnt all the way in but 1 notch from being all the way in i can hear fine....
 

A:Front headphone jack has stopped working

Reinstall the sound drivers
 

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Hello!

I'm trying to get my headphones/speakers working again.

It worked well until a week and when I tried to plug the speakers in yesterday there was no sound (same is true for several headphones...)

I tried to update the driver (realtek), I looked into the configurations, but as my meager knowledge it seems all fine, I tried to follow the instructions from several other forums, but still silence... (the PC speakers do work though).

Then I tried to restore the system, but unfortunately the only restore point it gives me for this months is yesterday afternoon; at that point I had already tired to update the driver, etc. and after restoring it to that point the headphone plug is still not working.

For some reason it doesn't go back to the previous months (the last time I used my headphones was on the 6th of Dec.) - is there any explanation for that, or do I have to access previous restore points via another path?

Please let me know your thoughts!!

Thanks a lot in advance!


(PC: Asus X51Lseries, OS: XP)

A:[SOLVED] Headphone plug stopped working

Hello Regenwurm and welcome to TSF,

It is possible that the headphone jack is physically damaged or not making proper contact. It is quite hard to tell from looking in from the outside.

First thing I would like you to do is try a clean boot.

Here is the Microsoft support article on configuring XP clean boot.

How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state

Once you have performed the clean boot, attempt to use your headphones again.

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I have had Windows 8 since last November or December and only until recently I have had problems with the headphone jack. My laptop is Dual boot between Linux and Windows 8. Linux was put on after the Windows 8. I know there isn't anything physically wrong with the jack itself, because the headphone jack works perfectly fine in linux. I have tried to search the internet for solutions and I haven't found anything that is helpful, so I have come here.
My laptop is a Dell Inspiron N5110 that came with Windows 7. I had a few problems with drivers when I first put Windows 8 on the laptop. The display driver needed an update, but that was easily fixable. I don't think that this is a driver update problem because the headphone jack DID work, just recently has it stopped working.
I have tried to go into the device manager and search for driver updates, nothing. I am attaching link to a picture of my device manager incase it is helpful:
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5kef5vUDKyQdlU1ejI2MnJWb0k/edit?usp=sharing
The EBT1000 headset and headphones I'm pretty sure are for my HP headset. I have tried right clicking on the sound icon and clicking on playback devices and showing all disabled devices like some websites said to do.

Overview:
-Dual boot Windows 8 and Linux Fedora 18
-Laptop is a Dell Inspiron N5110 that came with Windows 7
-Not physical problem w/ headphone jack
-Don't think it's a driver problem, but might be
-Headphone jack works fine in Li... Read more

A:Headphone Jack stopped working with Windows 8

Go to the Dell Drivers site for this model and download the Audio driver for your model: Driver Details | Dell US

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Since the Windows 10 anniversary update my headphone jack no longer works. It worked fine until then. Now, when I plug headphones in the system recognises the fact and a message pops up saying  'you have just plugged a device into the audio jack', but no sound comes through them. If I unplug them, the message is displayed that I have unplugged them. I have tried 3 different sets of earphones, so they are not the problem. Anyone else had this issue and come up with a solution?

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I just upgraded to 10...but my headphones and mic don't work.
I've tried installing Realtex HD driver but it doesn't even show up on audio devices.
Any help would be tremendously appreciated as I can't work online without this functioning.

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Okay, I recently bought this new zebronic ghost headset(http://bit.ly/1UeppF3). The headset is great but the only problem is that the mic doesn't pick up any sound(when I insert the mic cable/jack into my combo audio jack). The mic get recognised but doesn't pick up any sound, nd also my internal laptop mic works. So I tried it with my friend's headset and his mic didn't pick any sound either. Well then I tried using a Headset adapter(this one : http://amzn.to/1Uepclb), But the same results. Then I bought a usb Sound card(This one : http://amzn.to/1YtHoHC), didn't solve the issue either. I have searched everywhere for a solution but couldn't find it anywhere. The reason why I use a external mic is because my internal mic picks up too much noise. I have Tried the following :1.Updated all my Drivers.2.uninstalled my audio drivers and reinstalled them(Devive manager meathod)3.Tried inserting only the headset microphone cable in the audio jack4.Tried combinig the cable using a headset adapter and also using a usb sound card However when I select Agc(auto gain control) under custom tab in microphone properties it goes up half a level, but it still doesn't regonise any sound.  Also when I select listen through this device(in headset microphone properties), I hear a loud screeching noise(like rubbing sand paper together - static noise I guess), although this happens only when the micrphone volume is above 80%.  Please help me resolve this issue. Th... Read more

A:My Headphone mic is not working in my Lenovo Y50-7...

Check Smart Audio (if not loaded in taskbar), you'll see it in control panel. Lenovo has its own master controls. There maybe another but it doesn't hit me (waiting for my morning coffee). 



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Okay, I recently bought this new zebronic ghost headset(http://bit.ly/1UeppF3). The headset is great but the only problem is that the mic doesn't pick up any sound(when I insert the mic cable/jack into my combo audio jack). The mic get recognised but doesn't pick up any sound, nd also my internal laptop mic works. So I tried it with my friend's headset and his mic didn't pick any sound either. Well then I tried using a Headset adapter(this one : http://amzn.to/1Uepclb), But the same results. Then I bought a usb Sound card(This one : http://amzn.to/1YtHoHC), didn't solve the issue either. I have searched everywhere for a solution but couldn't find it anywhere. The reason why I use a external mic is because my internal mic picks up too much noise. I have Tried the following :1.Updated all my Drivers.2.uninstalled my audio drivers and reinstalled them(Devive manager meathod)3.Tried inserting only the headset microphone cable in the audio jack4.Tried combinig the cable using a headset adapter and also using a usb sound card However when I select Agc(auto gain control) under custom tab in microphone properties it goes up half a level, but it still doesn't regonise any sound.  Also when I select listen through this device(in headset microphone properties), I hear a loud screeching noise(like rubbing sand paper together - static noise I guess), although this happens only when the micrphone volume is above 80%.  Please help me resolve this issue. Th... Read more

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This happened when I first upgraded from Vista to 7 32-bit last year, when the front output jack stopped working, and I ended up getting an extension cord to travel from the rear port.

Now I've upgraded again, and none of them work. I've got up to date Realtek codecs.

Any help is appreciated. I know I need to give more information, but it's 3am here and I can't for the life of me think what it should be.

Thanks in advance

A:(Realtek) Upgraded to Windows 7 64-bit, headphone jack stopped working

HEY, WE HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM!
I tried everything, something isn't right here all of them don't fix my problem. I tried to restore to early time before I update it, it didn't work. I tried to follow every single instruction from the basic setting, still doesn't work. THIS IS WINDOWS FAULT, their market share is going down and they do little trick to make money. I tried to contact support and it says, "charge may apply." ONLY BECAUSE I HAVE OEM in my ****ing product ID.

My hardware is TOTALLY FINE, I believe yours too. WHY I know mine is fine? BECAUSE I USE UBUNTU ON THE SAME DEVICE! Open Source is your friend, you can trust it.

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So the other day i was spinning a fidget-spinner whilst watching a video on my laptop but then the spinner dropped and hit the keyboard, and when this happened the screen went completely black and there was this terrifying loud grinding noise like the laptop was screaming in pain or something, then i held the power button until it shut down. And then when i restarted the computer everything seemed fine until today when i realised the headphone jack isn't working. I've tried it with two headphones so far. How the heck could this happen? are Dell laptops so fragile that a fidget-spinner could permanently damage it? or is there a fix somewhere that i'm missing. 

A:Dell XPS 15 (9560) headphone jack stopped working after a bizarre crash.

Thank you for your message.This could be just a coincidence that the audio jack has stopped working.Run a hardware diagnostic by following this link http://bit.ly/2fJuGXBDo you get any pop-up message when you plug in the headphone?Is the audio normal on the system speakers?Open device manager- expand sound & audio- right click on the audio driver & click on uninstall ( do not check the box that says delete driver). Restart the computer, this will refresh the audio driver.For my reference, click on my Dell username & send a private message with the service tag, registered name & email address.

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Good affternoon everyone. I am with problem with my laptop lenovo i5 Z460. It is not working headphones. When I click at control panel>devices and prints>hardware and sounds>device managament, there is only  speakers added to sound box. I already enabled show more "Show enabled devices" and "Show desconnected devices". How can I solve this problem??? I tried to look for a support drive in lenovo website but I didn't find the sounds devices. Thank you.  

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Hello, When I plug in my headphones right after a restart they work just fine. except for when i unplug the headphones and then plug them back in they decide to not play any sound. same happens when i mute the headphones while playing music and try to unmute. and i know sometimes when you mute you have to bring the volume all the way down and then turn it back up and it'll work but it's not doing that anymore. the computer recognizes the a device was plugged into the jack but no sound comes from them. the only solution i have found is restarting my laptop everytime this happens which is really annoying. I've gone to the control pannel > hardware & sound > manage audio devices. and i can see that the realtek hig def speakers are playing the music. theres no headphone icon or anything. i'm worried its a hardware issue but that also wouldnt make sense because i have no problem after a restart. please help. it's very frustrating

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Good affternoon everyone. I am with problem with my laptop lenovo i5 Z460. It is not working headphones. When I click at control panel>devices and prints>hardware and sounds>device managament, there is only  speakers added to sound box. I already enabled show more "Show enabled devices" and "Show desconnected devices". How can I solve this problem??? I tried to look for a support drive in lenovo website but I didn't find the sounds devices. Thank you.  

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I've had a Lenovo Ideapad Y40-70 for a month or so now and, although it worked this morning, it suddenly stopped turning on. When I push the power button, the light on the power button, the battery light, and the power light will come on white for a few seconds, and then nothing. It won't even boot to BIOS. I had the Lenovo logo show up for a fraction of a second like twice, but that was about it. I tried opening it up and taking out/putting back in the battery, and that didn't work. Nor did letting it sit and charge for a few hours as was recommended on another website.

Edit: I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this. Correct me if I'm in the wrong board.
 

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y40 laptop suddenly stopped turning on

I've had a Lenovo Ideapad Y40-70 for a month or so now and, although it worked this morning, it suddenly stopped turning on.Click to expand...

Lenovo IdeaPad Y40-70 Laptop

That model laptop appears to come with Windows 8.1 64-bit.
Is that correct?

Did you buy it brand new a month or so ago, or is it a second-hand purchase from elsewhere?

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So one day I was using a laptop wirelessly when the internet just suddenly turned off. I checked my modem and it was working fine but when I checked my router, the lights were on but not blinking. it was just a steady light. when I checked for a wireless network the name of the network I usually use didnt show up.

I tried unplugging everything and plugging everything back in again and I tried pressing the reset button on the back of the router. Can anyone help?

Thanks so much

P.S. my router is a linksys WRT300N Wireless-N Broadband router
 

A:Wireless router suddenly stopped working (Lights still working though)

what devices do you have connected the router anything else wireless
make and model of the pc

does the PC work if you connect to the router by a cable ?
if not
try connecting directly to the modem and see if that works OK

we need to see some details, which will mean you need to copy to a working PC
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{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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After an automatic windows update my computer (running Windows 8.1 64-bit) suddenly lost connection to my external monitor. I tried connecting to the tv with another cable and it didn't work either.I uninstalled the latest update and it didn't work. I tried doing a system restore to a few days earlier and it didn't work. Then I updated the BIOS and it suddenly started connecting again.The problem is the next day it stopped connecting to the monitor again. This time I couldn't update the BIOS because I already had the latest version. And even if I could I shouldn't be having to do that.What can I do?

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Okay, this is the weirdest problem I've ever hard with computers. Here's what happened:

1. I had a few years old Pentium D 2,8GHz processor running on Asus P5VDC-X mobo. PQI 566MHz DDR2 and GF 7600GS 256mb PCI-E, 350W power.
2. I updated the mobo to Asus P5L-MX to support faster PCI-E cards. Everything worked fine, despite the processor ran too hot (58C on high use)
3. Because of the overheating I replaced the thermal paste but it had no effect on the temperature.
4. I thought I used too much paste so I replaced the paste again.
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5. Bang, no video when I turn on the computer. I tried taking off everything part by part but nothing worked. It didn't work even when I only had processor and used the integrated graphics port. Tried resetting the bios too.
6. Nothing worked so I put back the old P5VDC-X and it worked like charm.
7. I thought it was logical that the problem was caused because of the mobo so I bought a new one, Asrock G31M-S.
8. No video... Did the same steps to this one too. It also had integrated gfx but it didn't work either.
9. The old P5VDC-X still works.

So I have no idea what's causing the problem. Is it the CPU? Mobo? PSU? RAM? I have no speaker on my case so I can't hear any beeps, but it won't start loading the OS from the hardrive and my USB mouse won't turn on. Tried using a differen't monitor too.

The main point is why it stopped working suddenly on new mobo's but still works with the old P5VDC-X? A... Read more

A:New mobos suddenly stopped working, old mobo working

Two new motherboards tells us you made the same simple install error in both of them.
Tell us more about power supply, memory, cable.
Did you make sure the memory was correct for both new boards, and what is the memory on the old board. Would also like to know the power supply and other hard ware.
What happens with the most basic, simple install. Does everything light up?

If you used the same hard drive with the same Windows install on the two motherboards, that is the problem. Windows has detected that you have changed the motherboard and will not operate unless you reinstall Windows on the drive on each new motherboard... One install for each motherboard.
My guess is that you will be fine if you change hard drives or do reinstalls or repair installs of the Windows on the new motherboard.
 

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hi folks,
my wife tried to install a labtec webcam last night and all of a sudden the mouse, printer and webcam stopped working (all connected to USB ports). i tried checking the device manager and it says USB is working properly. i even restored my computer to friday's date to no avail. all devices were connected to the computer last month before we moved to a new apartment and mouse and printer were ok last night before the installation of the webcam.
thanks a lot for your help.

hp pavilion 510c
windows xp service pack 2
 

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hi,
My ps2 just suddenly stopped working, it wasnt at all gradual and it just makes a lot of clicking/loud/grinding (not very nice!!) sounds! i tried the solution that involved rotating the white clog in my ps2 which just changed the sounds - at one position it doesn't make the sounds but then doesn't seem to be able to read any discs. i marked the original position so i've now returned it to its original state but i would be very grateful for any suggestions on how to solve the problem!! (i've also tried cleaning the laser)
Cheers, Rich
 

A:ps2 suddenly stopped working

call sony and descirbe ur problem. chances are they may fix it for free
 

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My wife has Win7 on her laptop. Last night IE 32 bit was working fine. Now when she clicks on the IE icon it does nothing. If i go into the start<all programs<IE 64 bit....then IE 64 bit works.

What has happened and what should I do to fix it.

A:IE 32 bit suddenly stopped working

I'm not trying to be rude really that is not my intention this is just a suggestion

STOP USING INTERNET EXPLORER it is the most vulnerable virus prone browser out there I know it's the world standard .... but it's junk .... sorry .... just get Firefox
and you will never have these problems again
(granted you have to set Firefox up the way you want )

Someone will help with the IE issue but that's my two cents, 2? <<<< check that out
here's how, hold alt and type 0162 (alt+0162)

Cheers

***the shortcut proly lost the path go to program files find IE and create a new shortcut on the desktop you can then drag that to the start menu or whereever******

Cheers Again

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My IDE CD R/RW has suddenly stopped working. I can eject the tray but when I close it the LED stays on constanly and i can't hear the usual whirring noise when the CD is just starting up.

I've had my computer for around 10 months now and everything has been alright up until now.
I've scanned for viruses, nothing.
No settings have been changed.
So what could it be?

P4 1.9
40GB HD
256Mb RAM
NEC DVD drive
CONNECT 3D ATI RADEON 9700 128Mb
 

A:cd-rw suddenly stopped working help!!

Can you boot with a Windows bootable disk, choose w/cdrom support........(the cdrom drive letter will move one letter ahead from where you know it to be now) then put a disk in the drive, change to that drive letter, and type

dir
and get a directory of the cdrom?

Also, in device manager, does the drive appear there without any yellow exclamation marks on IDE controllers?
 

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Hi all,

I run a network at home, 2 computers, both running xp. One connecting directly to cable broadband modem (computer 1) with the two computers linked by a single crossover cable. For the past year or so I have happily shared the internet connection as well as the printer and numerous files but today when I booted them up computer 2 - the one not connected to the modem - simply gave me a "Limited or no connectivity", I'd had the problem before and had in the past easily fixed it by repairing the connection however now it simply hangs on renewing ip address.

I've tried restarting computers, disabling and enabling connections, nothing I do seems to work. Any help is greatly appreciated and any more information I need to provide just ask.

Thanks in advance, Andrew
PROBLEM SOLVED!

I just went to check on firewall on host computer, when I tried to open up firewall settings i recieved something along the lines of "Windows firewall and internet connection sharing are not currently running, would you like to start running them?" Ridiculous i could spend 2 hours on something and solve it like that >.<

Out of curiosity, how did my internet connection service just "turn itself off"? seems strange to me,
 

A:LAN suddenly stopped working

Could be from an error to spyware
 

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Hi,

I've been using the Microsoft Wireless Broadband router (MN-500) to connect to the internet. This afternoon, while I was away, the wireless connection was suddenly lost. The internet is fine, because when i plug my computer directly into the router (via ethernet), i am able to access the internet. However, the router does not seem to broadcast a wireless signal for the LAN.

I've reset the router, both manually and via the software and reconfigured the network. After this process, the Wireless Network sometimes appears momentarily in Windows...but the connection drops before it can connect.

All the lights on the router light up as normal and it indicates that both the wireless LAN and the WAN are working properly. I have no idea why I can't connect to the network wirelessly though...

Any thoughts?

Thanks
 

A:MN-500 Suddenly Stopped working

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Hey guys,

So I put together a new PC running Windows 10 Pro around 3 months ago and everything was working perfect till 2 days ago when my mic suddenly stopped working. I use a Steelseries Siberia V2 headset and the headphones work fine, but the mic is not picking up any noise at all. I tried plugging in both the back and front ports and my realtek always detects that a mic has been plugged in, but it simply won't work. I thought maybe my mic got busted so I also tried using an A4 Tech headset that I had lying around in the office but it has the same issue, the mic won't work. I looked around online for possible solutions and tried the following with no luck:
Ensured the mic was set as the default device and that its volume settings were maxed out.Tried disabling all sound effects (noise suppression, acoustic echo cancellation etc).Uninstalled all audio drivers and reinstalled the latest realtek drivers on my motherboard's webpage: GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1151 - GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 (rev. 1.0) Uninstalled all audio drivers and reinstalled the latest realtek drivers on realtek's own webpage: RealtekUninstalled all audio drivers and let Windows auto-install drivers.I even uninstalled all realtek drivers and tried using the standard "high definition audio device drivers."

Basically tried everything in this link: Microphone Not Working in Windows 10? | Win 10 FAQ

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A:Mic suddenly stopped working

Hi, try Settings, search Sound, Find and fix audio recording problems.

Otherwise sounds suspiciously like a hardware issue.. internal connector?

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Hi, one day I started my laptop and the SSD in it (MZ-7PC256D) suddenly stopped working.

What options do I have to get it working, or atleast recover the data in it.

I tried putting it in another laptop or checking in BIOS, it's simply not getting detected.


EDIT:
The SSD gets super hot when I connect it to the laptop and start it.

A:SSD suddenly stopped working.

Not to be harsh, but when you get it working again thru what ever means you might have to do, make an image on a flash drive or what ever you choose and then, if the SSD has failed completely, install a new one and use the image to bring you back to the time of your last backup.

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Good morning everyone, and a Merry Christmas!

I'm going to try to make this as brief as possible, while still including every detail I possibly can.

Today I received a few cool gadgets for Christmas that I wanted to install on my PC. I realized I was short on USB slots, so I tried to install a secondary set of USB slots. I plugged it in wrong twice in a row, due to me misreading my motherboard. After a few restarts, my computer wouldn't boot. I attempted to clear my CMOS, which didn't help. I then turned off my power supply's switch, then turned it back on. After I did this my PC booted, but I was fronted with a boot screen that said the CMOS settings were wrong. I was confused as to what this meant, and my options were F1 to Bios, or F2 to default settings and continue. After booting, my Razer Deathadder quit working. Now, at this point, I'm not sure why exactly I did this, but I reinstalled Windows. I am using Windows XP Pro -32 bit. After reinstalling all my drivers, I realized that NONE of my USB ports were working. My keyboard, mouse, webcam, nothing worked. I updated my Windows, BIOS, drivers, everything is new.

In the screen for Hardware, all my Root USB kits have exclamation points, and it says they aren't functioning properly. I have NO idea what the hell is going on, and if anyone has any ideas or comments, please please share them with me.

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A:USB suddenly stopped working

if you dont have service pack 2 install it then reinstall the usb drivers that come with sp2

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The DVD player suddenly will not read discs. I tried updating the driver and got the message that the most updated driver was already installed.  I also tried turning the computer off and back on again. I saw a link to a microsoft fix in previous posts, but that was for earlier versions of Windows.   Help would be appreciated. 

A:My CD/DVD suddenly stopped working and will not read any dis...

Hi: See if going through the resolution steps at the link below resolves the problem. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/314060/your-cd-or-dvd-drive-is-not-recognized-by-windows-or...

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I have an audio device installed and when i check it its says everything is working properly but everything that uses sound wont work properly i have no sound. It was working fine yesterday, i havent updated anything or installed any codecs i havent even restarted my computer since yesterday when sound was working. my computer fell asleep while i was sleep and when i woke it and turned on my music....nothing. i restarted it before i logged into the forum just now and it said the audioeng.dll is not compatible or is missing and i've uninstalled the driver without deleting everything about it and it reinstalled on reboot and STILL DOES NOT WORK i need help.
I using vista 32 bit on a dell desktop

A:Sound suddenly stopped working HELP!!

Go to control panel >> Hardware and Sound >> Device Manager >> Sound, Video, and Game controllers >> *Audio Device*, write down the names of the devices and uninstall all of them. Then go google.com and search for them. Install all of them and restart you computer. Come back to me with results.

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Hi, I'm sure this is not the most uncommon topic brought up on the sound and audio board but I checked and didn't see anything that sounded helpful - the audio on my laptop suddenly stopped working!

I was watching a youtube video with my headphones, all was going fine, I paused the video and walked away for a moment then came back and the sound no longer worked. I unplugged the headphones and still no. I tried restarting the computer and still no. I checked the device manager and it says my sound devices are working properly. Everything is unmuted.

I do recall this problem happening once of twice in the past and its always been when I had my headphones plugged in so I really think its got something to do with them or the jack. The problem always seemed to fix itself eventually and the sound would come back. I'd like to get this figured out and not have this problem anymore. Does anyone think this could be a hardware issue? My laptop is barely a year old. Its a Toshiba L655 running Windows 7.

Any tips or advice would be most appreciated. Thanks!

A:Soud Suddenly Stopped Working

***Update***

I shut my laptop down for the night and just tried it again this morning, the sound is now back.

I would still appreciate any tips/advice for what may be happening. I'm sure it will happen again. Restarting does not help but apparently shutting down over night does?

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Hi guys,

I wonder if anyone can help.

My wife was using our PC, playing an online puzzle game, and she muted the sound.
When I came to use the PC myself, I noticed the sound was muted, so I un-muted it, expecting all to be good again, but it wasn't.
No sound at all !
After messing around for quite a while, I tried uninstalling and re-installing the drivers, that hasn't worked.
I've just done a system restore, and that hasn't worked either.
I've run MBAM & Microsoft Security Essentials, and neither has shown any problems.
I'm at a total loss, please help.

Many thanks in advance

Spadders

A:Audio Stopped Working Suddenly

Don't know if this is relevant,
but in Device manager/Sound, video & game controllers/ legacy audio drivers, properties is blank.

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Lately every time I try to connect a known working USB device, like digital camera, thumb drive, web cam, etc. I get a pop up window that says the device is not recognized. I have a printer plugged into a USB port, and it works, although I did have to reinstall the driver for it recently, because it too get the same error.
Is there a driver or drivers I should reload? What should I do to determine if it's really a hardware (port) problem? Devices will work on other computers, just not this Compaq desktop, 1.6Ghz, 2GB RAM, roughly 3 years old, XP SP3

A:USB Ports suddenly stopped working

Try these ideas; http://support.microsoft.com/kb/871233

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outlook suddenly will not open. recently it has been taking more than one attempt to get the messages downloaded from the server. installed a new modem and the only item not resolved in our household of 3 computers is my outlook program.

today it simply will not open at all, goes to open in safe mode and still will not open.

using windows xp 2002 sp3

Help!
 

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(Be gentle with me I am a middle aged lady not all that computer-savvy!)

My desktop PC is connected by ethernet to my D-Link G604T and I give my paying lodgers free wireless acess on their laptops.

This arrangement has worked perfectly for three years.

Now, suddenly, I am connected to the Net but nobody can get connected from their laptops.

The ONLY thing that has changed recently is that I did a reformat on my PC. That's all I did, I didn't unplug anything, just the simple reformat one does by putting in the Windows disk. Can that have caused this?

I've restarted the D-Link, and tried unplugging it, to no avail. I'm not all that brilliant with computers so I am now at a dead end.

Can anyone help?

Miss Wojtczak
 

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My P51 touch pad has suddenly stopped working. If I delete the drivers then basic functionaly of the touch pad is available (only able to move the mouse cursor) When the driver is installed, I get the following error and the touch pad does not work at all.The nipple in the keyboard does work. A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds) while waiting for the SynTPEnhService service to connect.

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The sound on my laptop stopped working suddenly . It had been working fine for about 1 year since I upgraded to Windows 10 .  It says "No output device is installed " under playback devices .But the IDT high definition Audio Codec shows up in Device Manager . If I tried to update driver, it fails . I can hear audio if I connect an external sound card , but not just regular headphones or from the laptop's speaker .When i tried Troubleshooting , it failed with the error code 0x80131018I have already tried all steps recommended by HP Support Assitant .Even tried Restting the laptop (all applications were deleted , but files restored) , but still no sound .

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Hi
I've looked everywhere for a solution to this, but everyones problem seems to be slightly different to mine, and nothing I've tried works anyway...

I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 (I know it's pretty s**t) and the cd drive for it is a TSST
TS-L532B and a couple of weeks ago it just stopped recognising any disks (audio, CD, DVD etc). The computer recognises the drive (it appears in My Computer) but when I put a CD in I can hear it whizz around try to read it, but it never works...

I tried download some new firmware for it but no luck...

PLEASE HELP!!!
 

A:CD/DVD drive suddenly stopped working

If windows recognizes the drive then the drive is probably shot.
 

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All the USB Ports were working just fine (two still are, the one with this keyboard and mouse plugged into it.. but I haven't UNPLUGGED them since this problem started so I'm NOT going to do that now, JUST IN CASE, those ports stop working too and then I have absolutely NO ACCESS to my computer at that point. ) and everything was how it normally was.  I had just plugged in a flash drive and removed data from that drive, unplugged it thru the eject button and I also had an external drive plugged in later and it worked and ejected just fine) and then OUT OF NOWHERE now it the USB ports REFUSE to work!
 
I'll plug in the device, I'll hear the NOISE on the computer that lets you know it's plugged in but then NOTHING happens and it does NOT get recognized in the My Computer/Devices folder!  I have tried ALL the available ports and NONE of them work!  I tried my devices on another computer and they work perfectly fine.  It's THIS computer!  And it's only a year and half old!!! And I bought it BRAND NEW!  
 
I NEED THESE PORTS TO WORK!!  It is how I TRANSFER my Family's Pictures from the camera and then I BACK THEM UP on an EXTERNAL DRIVE.  I was just about to DO THAT when everything went wonky.    This computer is like the HEART of the media for our Family and I can't have this happening!    I'm sooo UPSET right now!
 
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A:The USB Ports *SUDDENLY* Stopped Working in my De...

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
I am assuming that the two USB ports that are working are on the back of the computer.  That the two other back ones along with the front ones are not working.  Possibly there is a conflict with the hardware information stored in the CMOS which is preventing all the USB ports from working.  I would suggest you try clearing the CMOS to see if that will correct the problem you are having.  On page #26 of your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual show the location of the coin cell CMOS battery.  The battery's socket will either have a little tab to eject the battery or a slot in which you can use a small screw driver to lightly pry up the edge the battery.  With the machine unplugged remove the battery and press the power button for 15 seconds.  Then reinstall the battery, plug and then boot up the computer to see if the problem is resolved.  It is normal after clearing the CMOS to have to enter the time & date when the computer is booted  up.
 
The link below is for your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual. When working inside your system please follow all precautions and recommendations that are noted in the manual.
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/desktop_pub/lenovo_h505-520-535_hmm_20130419.pdf

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Wifi icon on system tray, wireless networks tab dissapeared suddenly disapeared and thus I can not connect. I think that happened just after I installed Ubuntu (9.04) on my pc in windows so I can dual boot. Wifi works ok in the ubuntu but in not in xp...

I have tried everything and read hundreds of posts in different forums but stil I couldn't find any solution.

I hope you can help me with this...

Thank you.

A:Wifi suddenly stopped working...

Hi and welcome to TSF!!!

Please check the device manager to see if the wireless device is still installed; make sure you do not have anything with an !, ?, or a red X next to it.

Check to see if your wireless service is running:
Click on START
Click on RUN
Type SERVICES.MSC
Click on OK
Locate the "Wireless Zero Configuration" service
Double click on it
Make sure it is set to START TYPE: Automatic
If the service is not running, please click on START to start the service.

Thanks!

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We've got two PC's that are connected to the net, mine and my father's. I hadn't done anything to modify either hardware or software configurations, however, my Internet stopped working on my computer. My father's remains working. Putting it directly from the cable box to my PC works, changing the port in the back of the router does not, however my father's will work on any of them. Obviously the only thing left would be the cable connecting my network card to the router, however, I've tried another cord I had laying around (which was working the last I tried it) and it still doesn't work. I've tried ipconfig /release and /renew numerous times on the varying configurations that I've tried. No luck.

Any ideas? I don't really want to go out and buy another network cable if it won't work out for me either.
 

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A day before my notebook suddenly powered off while on battery for only 5mins.I tried to turn on immediately(on battery) but it didn't.Later on external power when I turned it on the battery level was indicating '0% available(plugged in,charging)'.It has been stucked to 0% ever since.If I remove the AC adapter,it immediately powers off.When I ran battery diagnosis from UEFI it failed. Failure ID:QAP3K0-7278KL-MFPV7G-C0B503 BATTERY DETAILS battery status:Replace(42)charge capacity:82%cycle count:44battery age:1141 daystemperature:35 Cdesign capacity:3200 mAhfull charge capacity:2644 mAhremaining capacity:0 mAhcurrent:0 mAterminal voltage:16939 mVdesign voltage:15000 mVcell voltage 1:4235 mVcell voltage 2:4232 mVcell voltage 3:4235 mVcell voltage 1:4237 mVstatus:00D0 I have tried:- 1.removing ACPI complaint method battery driver,removing battery & adapter,holding power button for 30 sec & re-inserting battery & adapter2.updating BIOS3.windows reset4.clean windows 10 installation5.flashing BIOS using usb device nothing of these helped.If I need to replace battery then I woner,how a battery can die suddenly!I used my notebook the night before this problem started for 1.5hrs & still there was still more than 50% charge remaining.I did used the battery with care. IF ANYONE HAVE ANY POSSIBLE SOLUTION,PLEASE LET ME KNOW.  

A:Battery suddenly stopped working

Hello @Utchas,  Sorry to know, The Battery has failed for sure.That requires a replacement to resolve the issue.  If your PC is under warranty, HP will replace the battery for you. Battery warranty is one year from the time of purchase. Verify the warranty status here: http://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarranty     If not under Warranty, You will have to purchase one.  As per your unit specs, It was shipped with 4-cell (48 WHr) Li-ion polymer. Specs : https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c04334481. Replacement part number :  756745-001- 4-cell, 48 WHr 2.3AH Li-ion battery.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee  

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My sound was working earlier today. I was listening to music on youtube, and paused it in order to read something off a different website. When I went to re-play the song, my sound had suddenly stopped working.

I've tried system restore and updating drivers. Everything seems to be working correctly, but no sound will play. There are no errors in regards to the driver, card, or playing sounds.

However, when I go to the sound mixer and there is a sound playing, no green line will appear indicating volume. Same if I click on the mixer and adjust the volume.



Can anybody help me?
(Realtek HD)

Thanks.

A:Sound suddenly stopped working.

Hi,
Samething happened to me and I too have re-installed drivers. Difference I have is that I get message "C:Windows\system32\dssend.dll" and in Media player notice says "is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using original installation"...which I did but still the same. I also ger the dssend.dll message in some incoming e-mail stating picture is poor quality.....when it is not. All this happenned out of the blue, I had not installed any new programmes or devices. Anyone got any clues to resolve please.

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