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Sound Issues on my IBUYPOWER PC

Q: Sound Issues on my IBUYPOWER PC

Hey all, new to the forums and in pretty serious need of some help. I bought an IBUYPOWER prebuilt gaming rig last... April I think, and its been working great for me. Recently however ( the last month or so), the sound keeps going out. It went out for about a week before randomly coming back (nothing I did), and now its been gone for about 2-3 weeks. The sound icon down by the clock shows a red x and says that no speakers are plugged in. I've tried a bunch of things to try and get my audio back on, but no luck. I'm not sure what I would need to provide here for anybody to help me, or what I SHOULDNT post for security reasons, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Some important notes
*I have Windows 7
*I have two jacks for my speakers, one in the back where you would typically expect to find one, but also an additional one in the front panel. Neither one apparently works, leading me to believe its a driver issue.
*Gosh idk what else to put down! any help would be greatly appreciated, I used to think I was capable with computers but this seems to be beyond me

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Preferred Solution: Sound Issues on my IBUYPOWER PC

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

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

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

A: Sound Issues on my IBUYPOWER PC

nothing? anyone?

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How come they're so cheap? And If I get a new PC from there, do I built it myself?
 

A:ibuypower.com ?

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How R the computers at this site?
 

A:www.Ibuypower.com

http://www.resellerratings.com/seller2001.html
 

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I want to build a Laptop computer for ~ $2000. Ibuypower seems to be the only site where I can find a laptop that is high performance, good price, and 15in. Everywhere else (that I can find) only has laptops that are either less good spec's, or good spec's and 17in.
 

A:Are there disadvantages of ibuypower.com?

Are there any advantages?
 

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Having issues with BSOD and i can't find out why or how it happens. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!
thank you. I've never used a forum before, and have no idea what else to do in my position. I uploaded the files that you will need to solve this if you can, thanks again. Also my temps read around 40-60 because i play mmos, and my rear fan runs hard core alot even with case open, and idk if its just the fact that its a gaming pc or if it is telling me of a soon to come heat problem.

A:BSOD like many others. New iBuyPower....

Hi,

Uninstall Avast then use the removal tool. Set Windows Firewall and Windows Defender to Automatic and start them too, using services.msc.

Update Realtek HD Audio codec driver from their website:

RTKVHD64 RTKVHD64.sys Fri Mar 29 09:40:06 2013 (515599B6)

Update motherboard bios to newest version.

Likely that the memory is not configured well, mismatched, or defective.

Please attach a screenshot of CPU-Z first tab, one of memory tab and one each for each stick of RAM of SPD tab - along with newest crash dumps - if necessary after completing the above. (Or perhaps Avast removal is the trick instead.)

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Where should I buy my compy from? I'm looking for something in the $600 range. Which would be better?
 

A:Ibuypower or eMachines?

Hey.

I have never heard of an Ibuypower, but I do have an Emachine. I am still using an Emachine 333id model. I would say an Emachine. Go with what I know LOL.

I am on my 3rd machine (4th if you want to be technical). Built the third time. Build the machine if you can afford it. If you check my past post you can see just how fustrating it can be, but normally not that hard.
 

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I'm in the process of configuring a new system on IBuyPower and unfortunately they don't tell you which brand HD they use on the customization page. does anyone have any experience with them? I'm hoping it's WD just cos I seem to have the best luck with them. Size capacity I chose was 500GB.

Any input would be much appreciated !
 

A:Anyone know what kind of HD ibuypower.com uses?

Maxtor, Hitachi, and Samsung.
 

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These prices look too good to be true...are they?
 

A:IBuyPower & CyberPower PC

I should clarify -- is there an increased risk of getting a broken machine, and if that happens, how is the support? Resellerratings.com has some mixed opinions.
 

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Does anyone out there know if the iBuypower computers or other computer out there on like Tigerdirect or the ZT brands from Costo are any good? I've never heard of them but keep seeing them popping up everywhere....

I've only ever had a Dell, HP or Gateway machine.
 

A:iBuypower and other non-namebrand computers

They're most often made from quite much better quality parts than Dell, etc as they don't get exclusively extra cheap motherboards and other parts like the big brand companies. They do sometimes use lower quality power supplies though, quite a feat considering what the factory built boxes have. I wouldn't recommend getting any of them without modifying it yourself and selecting a quality power supply for it, or replacing it yourself to save a few dozen dollars, as well as getting a longer warranty for the PSU.
 

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Hi everyone...I'm in the process of getting a new computer and I'm currently looking at this online place called www.ibuypower.com ... basically that site lets you choose the components and they'll put it together for you. I searched the parts on NewEgg and the price actually came out higher hahah

Anyway, what's troubling me is that a look at their ratings at ResellerRatings.com is "great" http://www.resellerratings.com/seller2001-p3-s1-d1.html

So my question is has anyone here had experiences with that company along with suggestions, etc. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Buying Comp From www.IBuyPower.com

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Back in December 2009 I bought a computer from iBuypower. I have just recently noticed how slow the install is because I got a new copy of Windows 7 for my 13inch MacBook Pro(2.66 Core2, 4GB RAM) and it seems to run games faster and be more stable. Could it just be a early version of 7 that is causing the problem? or is it hardware?

iBuyPower Specs:
Core i7 OCed 3.2GHz
12GB RAM at 1600Mhz
2x1TB RAID 0 HDD
ASUS P6T SE
ATI 5850 1GB

A:Slow Windows 7(iBuypower Disc)

Your over clock maybe causing it to slow down.

Heat can cause issues with Hardware, and can you post pictures of the insides of your case.

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deciding between fry's lenovo k330-77275su and best buy's ibuypower bb9371 ? maybe ibuypower 3rd gen. i7 bb982p; i'm worried about ibuypower using 'micro' motherboards; these 2 ibuypower computers both have 1 free pci slot, the lenovo has 2, i think; i might want to upgrade ram to 16gb , and upgrade video card at some future point, i would onlly use this machine for gaming: should i worry about the 'micro' motherboard issue ? lenovo is $950, ibuypower's are $840 and $1000, respectively; thanks i might have to upgrade power supply if i upgraded the video card at some future date; thanks would i be able to make these 3 upgrades to the ibuypower desktops ? thanks
 

A:gaming desktop: lenovo or ibuypower ?

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thinking of using their customize website to purchase a gaming system. seems in my price range but reviews i have read are mixed but some of the bad reviews were from 2005-2006.

has anyone used them recently that be willing to let me know how they are? thanks!
 

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I am having difficulties with my mouse because it seams to stop working correctly after a few minutes of my pc turning on. My pc is brand new and we have tried using different mouses, changing the driver, uninstalling all programs we though would have affected it, scanned for viruses and defected programs, and more. I have an IBUYPOWER computer and I do not know what is wrong, does anyone have any idea how to fix this? I am very frustrated since I just got a new pc and this has been doing his for quite a while
 

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Hey!
What seems to be wrong us that the UEFI can't seem to detect the harddrives when determining boot order? That's my best guess. I really have no idea. If I load Bootable media, such as my installation drive, it detects it just fine and all my components are fine and I'm able to format and install as I please.
However, I'm unable to access the UEFI configuration, as the pc just stops.
Twice in the past few days it's been able to work itself out and boot as normal, so I know it's not a harddrive issue, but it's extremely rare.
I formatted and installed a fresh windows on a secondary drive to see if that would help to both avail.
I have a video showing what happens, but I can't upload it

A:ibuypower Valkyrie CZ 27 boot hang

Post a link to the video.
You can upload the video to a free file hosting service (I suggest One Drive).

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I'm just going to make a long story short and say this: I bought an ibuypower laptop (Battalion HEL80) a while back and I had to format. Unfortunately I don't have the driver disk for my network card (wired and wireless) and I don't know what the exact model or who the manufacturer is. Does anyone know what kind of card this laptop would have or know of some way I could get the model number?
 

A:Can't find network drivers for ibuypower laptop

I believe it uses an Intel 945PM chipset.

If so it probably uses an Intel NIC. You can download the chipset drivers from here: http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df-external/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=N&ProductID=816&DwnldID=12150&strOSs=45&OSFullName=Windows*%20XP%20Home%20Edition&lang=eng
And the NIC drivers from here: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/scr...&OSFullName=Windows* XP Home Edition&lang=eng
 

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I'm just going to make a long story short and say this: I bought an ibuypower laptop (Battalion HEL80) a while and I had to format. Unfortunately I don't have the driver disk for my network card (wired and wireless) and I don't know what the exact model or who the manufacturer is. Does anyone know what kind of card this laptop would have or know of some way I could get the model number?

A:Can't Find Network Drivers For Ibuypower Laptop

Hi Jage_B. Try an application like Everest. It should be able to tell you who the manufacturer is of all of the hardware components in the system. Whether or not drivers are available is another question lol.Here's a link for Everest: http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System...e-Edition.shtmlCheers.OT

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Hey everyone,
I have a 2 year old laptop and two weeks ago it stopped charging. So I took it to a repair shop that fixed it and then this week it stops charging. My wife and I noticed a funny smell the past few days. I am short on cash so we i opened my laptop up and took my motherboard out. It is dark brown all around the dc jack and there are melted parts that dripped down.
Can anyone tell me what should be my next step? Can I fix this? Or is it not possible?
I have some pics attached.
 

A:Ibuypower i-series 801 burnt motherboard from dc jack

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SF

Today my boss got her new laptop from IBUYPOWER (Gaming Computers and Gaming Notebooks - Buy a new Gaming PC - iBUYPOWER). When I checked the package contents it included a slip of paper that has the Microsoft labeling with Windows 7/Windows Vista product key on it. When me and her chose the laptop we opted for the $25 dollar mail-in-rebate for the upgrade. I don't know about you guys but I was VERY surprised and am a little hesitant to perform an upgrade with the RTM ISO and type in the key...

What do you guys think?

Chris

A:IBUYPOWER gave out my boss' Win7 Upgrade Key today

I don't see that it wouldn't work, as long as you use the proper version that they key was provided for.

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Simple, built-in Mixer streaming provides low-latency, interactive moments for viewers and streamers to watch or interact with other gamers?no extra hardware or software required, while Xbox Play Anywhere enables you to buy a game once and play it on both your Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. Stay connected with your gaming community through the Xbox app and the power of Xbox Live.

Let?s take a closer look at the gaming PCs announced this week:

iBUYPOWER Case Builder


Built with creativity in mind, the Case Builder project allows you to configure the look and structure of your computer case upon purchase. Paint your canvas and fuel your imagination with the Snowblind Element, featuring a transparent LCD monitor display embedded into the PC case.

Designed and engineered by iBUYPOWER, the RGB Cable Combs serves as the final piece of the RGB puzzle, illuminating your exceptional cable management.

MSI
MSI launched three brand-new gaming products at CES: the new Optix gaming monitor line-up, new gaming desktops, a motherboard, a graphics card, and the new GT75VR Titan Pro with Killer Wireless-AC 1550.

MSI introduces the new Optix MPG Series


MSI is proudly expanding its Optix gaming monitor line-up with the MPG curved gaming monitors. The new Optix MPG series will consist of two 27-inch monitors, the Optix MPG27C and Optix MPG27CQ. These mark the next level in MSI gaming monitors with a curved VA panel with an 1800R curve. Both models feature a 144Hz refresh rate and 1... Read more

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Hello, Ive had this PC for about a year, now its getting a little bit slow to load apps, thing like firefox or games, Id like to improve it, when I run the windows tool for improvement, it gives me a low score because of my harddrive, im thinking about replacing it my self, ive never done anythings like that, any simple Doityouself guide / video tutorial you can recommand me, and what type for harddrive should I look for ... ?

Ive run tools like auslogics boot speed, several defrag, I use about 1/3 of the harddrive maybe. I try thing to run it smooth, any other ideas ? increase memory also ?

Also ** I want to change the fan, since I bought it its the only down I can say about this PC, its really noisy , any idea what I can replace to make it run quietly, the sound is similar to a vaccum sometimes lol..

thanks
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7221312&CatId=4928

iBUYPOWER Gamer Power 564D3 Gaming PC - AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0GHz, 4GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, ATI Radeon HD 5570, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 

A:Solved: Tweaking needed iBUYPOWER Gamer Power 564D3

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hey all,

This started last night, the only thing that I did that was out of the ordinary was ran Avast's thourough scan fully, but even after that my sound worked, so it didnt delete the driver to my knowlege, but when I do a dxdiag and look at my audio, it doesn't exist, there is no sound card installed, and allI use is my DFI Lan Party UT RDX200 CF-DR mother boards on board sound. I tried installing the driver again fom DFI and to no success, now when I went to install the drive again, I got an error saying that this device isnt approved by Windows, could windows be preventing my audio card from working?

Thanks,

-Sieg
 

A:OnBoard Sound issues (Sound Card not Found)

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I'm not sure if this is all part of the same problem but there are multiple things going on. On my laptop ( its an HP Pavilion DV6, with an intel core i3 CPU @ 2.20ghz, & 64 but operating system ) The only way i can get any sound to play is if I watch videos in my firefox browser. No sound will play when i use Chrome (which I prefer) or Itunes, or windows media player. The problem with watching videos in firefox is that there is about a 20 second delay before the video will play, and an error comes up to stop the plug in or continue. If you close out of that box the video will play but you will get the same delay every time it is paused and started again. Browsing in Chrome and playing videos from that browser there is absolutely no lag, its lightening fast, but you will not get any sound. Other simple programs ( Like solitaire) have the same lag, each card you click takes about 20 seconds for the move to actually take place. I've tried messing with my sound drivers to correct the audio issues but I am not sure if it is an audio issue, a flash player issue, or a combination. Any input?

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MSI P67-G45 (B3)
EVGA SC 560TI
Antec 1200 V3
I5 2500 3.30GHz
8.00GB RAM
Windows 7 HP 64Bit

1)I'm having issues with my speakers not cutting off when I connect my headphones to them. The speakers are the Klipsch Pro Media 2.1 PC set, and I have tried two different sets of headphones, plus the sound is full of static and buzzing. I've also tried re-installing/updating my onboard sound driver, but that doesn't help. I do notice that when I connect my headphones to the speakers that the sound emitted from the speaker will lower by 25% but will not fully cut off. I'm also having issues with the front panel headphone jack on my computer case (Antec 1200 V3). The sound coming out of the headphones when connected to the front panel is filled with static and buzzing. I have tried re-grounding the front panel ground connector, but that didn't change anything. However, if I connect the headphones directly to the back of the computer, the sound works fine.

2)When watching Youtube videos each video has a hard time buffering. My speed is at 10 Mbps and it registers at that speed when I do a speedtest, plus all other websites work fine, it's just Youtube that I'm having a problem with. I've cleared the cache and tried using a different browser, but nothing helps.

I have also ran Malwarebytes AntiMalware, SUPERAntiSpyware, neither yielded any harmful results.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Mike

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Ok,Here is the issue with this sound card. First off it's a nice Diamond (great cards) Xtreme Sound 5.1. The problem I have with it is it's affected by certain videos. Youtube it plays fine.....until you go into Full Screen mode, then it's garbled...you can't make it out what anyone is saying during play back in F\S mode. Another problem I have is Encoding videos do the exact same thing!

Last night I downloaded a freeware program that was on my old box called "Panzera mp4 to avi converter 1.3" it's a great program. My Camera uses the Mp4 format and I am not too fond of quicktime just to run that format. The reason I am trying to convert them is to kill the file size and make "nolstalgia" DvD for the family. the Mp4 plays fine however,no sound problems in the original clip.

My video and sound cards are up to date, My video card is a Geforce 8400 GS. Running on a AMD Athlon 64 processor at 2.20 ghz with 1 gb of ddr. Anyone ever had this problem? I tried Divx and Xvid thinking it was a codec problem. boy was I wrong. any suggestions is welcomed.
 

A:Sound issues and some video issues

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Update:This isn't really an update but I found out something weird. My video playback with Wmv,Mpeg,Avi,Asf ETC. is always garbled. No matter if it's online or on the computer the playback audio is garbled. What could be causing this. I uninstalled,re-installed Diamond Xtreme soundcard drivers. I installed DirectX9.0c, I have Divx and Xvid codecs. My sound drivers are up to date. I unhooked the onboard sound and uninstalled sound max after buying the Diamond. A friend told me I should disable the onboard sound entirely but I can't find the option in the bios. My mother board is a "Asus A8x socket 939" board. Any helps please? I am desperate!
 

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I've seen this happen with the games I play recently. For example, in games like Battlefield 1942 and Black and White 2, some places showed "straight lines" from objects. At the top of the 3d static object in question, the straight lines go from there to the sky. There seems to be no end to that unless I get really close to that object.

As for the sound problem, I'm hearing static occur at random occasions. Any way to fix these?

I got a 256 MB Geforce 5700 VE and SoundMAX Integrated audio.

Other specs:
1 GB RAM
P4 2.8 GHz
 

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Hello, I have a strange problem with my sound settings that has just started since I reinstalled Windows.

Basically Im a dj & I use my pc to stream shows on the internet.
My decks are connected to my Vestax mixer which is connected to the line-in on my soundcard.
Connected to the line-out is my hifi.

When I do my shows I have jingles to play etc which I use Media player for. So while Im streaming (with shoutcast) I open a jingle in Mediaplayer & that goes out over the stream aswell as the audio coming from my decks. through line-in

Now since my reinstallation the problem Im having is I cant get the audio from Media Player to go out at the same time as my music from my decks.

Ive fiddled with the audio properties in Windows etc (which Ive never had to do before) and I cant get it working how it was before :
I dont understand whats chnaged since my reinstall.
Any ideas anyone?

If its any help I have an Realteck AC 97 onboard soundcard.

Thanks in advance for any replies.
 

A:Sound issues, any sound boffins out there..?

p.s I have installed the drivers for the soundcard so I dont think its that *thumbsup*
 

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Hey there,

I have about $1,500 dollars to spend on a new computer give or take, and I dont feel comfortable enough to build my own so i've been waiting for the i7-2600 to come back out and I saw this one at costco... http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11513502&whse=BC&Ne=4000000&eCat=BC|84|56671|78518&N=4047242&Mo=37&pos=0&No=5&Nr=P_CatalogName:BC&cat=78518&Ns=P_Price|1||P_SignDesc1&lang=en-US&Sp=C&ec=BC-EC10600-Cat56671&topnav= (i would have to add a video card to it)...
or if someone could build me one at www.ibuypower.com for the same kind of cash that would be awesome as well.

Thanks in advance,
Brannon
 

A:This computer with a better video card or a iBuyPower computer?

?$1400 @ cyberpowerpc - modify as desired.

CPU: Intel® Core? i5-2500K 3.30 GHz 6M Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified)
HDD: 1.5TB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 32MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [+19] (Single Hard Drive)
MEMORY: 4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module [-64] (Corsair or Major Brand)
MOTHERBOARD: * [CrossFireX/SLI] GigaByte GA-P67A-UD4-B3 Intel P67 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, 2x SATA-III RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, 3 PCIe x1 & 2 PCI [B3 Stepping] [+69]
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
VIDEO: AMD Radeon HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 16X PCIe Video Card [+260] (Major Brand Powered by AMD)
 

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Hi, Hopefully someone can help? I have no sound from my HP Envy laptop. I have upgraded it from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and it has been running fine without incident but the sound has now gone. I have tried reloading/enabling drivers etc but no luck. I have tried a factory reset but again no luck and i don't have the option to return to 8.1. Does this mean it is a hardware issue and if so how easy or expensive should this be to fix? Thanks.

A:Sound Issues

This package contains the driver that enables the IDTHigh-Definition (HD) Audio in supported notebook models that arerunning a supported operating system. Click the below link to download and install the driver: http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-envy-15-j100-notebook-pc-series/5401187/model/720... Or 1. Select IDT High Definition Audio CODEC on Device Manager.2. Select Driver tab.3. Click Update Driver... button.4. Select  -> Browse my computer for driver software.5. Select -> Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.6. Select  High Definition Audio Device (Not  IDT High Def...  this is important.) and click Next.    Warning message appears, but reply Yes.7. ! Windows has successfully update your driver software.8. Reboot the PCKey is step 6. 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,K N R KAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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Hi guys,

I've had a few problems with my sound card for quite some time on games now.

I have a range of issues that I can't seem to fix.

With sound acceleration on, all my game sounds are high pitched and sound silly. So I turn acceleration off and my sounds start to stutter in places. The other effect is sound 'warping' where the sound sounds similar to the effect if you put a shell to your ear and you can hear the swooshing. it sounds silly but I know what I mean.

Does anyone know the answer? i'm tearing my hair out here.

Thanks.
 

A:Sound Issues

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Bought a soundblaster live 24 card.
5.1 Surround sound speakers. Plugged them in and they all worked. Sometime between now and then they have gone back to only playing left and right channels and ingnoring the other speakers, except the sub stll works. When i use Creative diagnostic, there are no problems, it checks each speaker with a sound and the sounds come through. When i use winamp... windows media player et al... it goes back to only 2 channels. All my setting in all my programs are set to creative soundblaster im sure, as well as my options in control panel.
Im truely confused. any suggestions?

AMD 2500
A7N8X motherboard (on-board sound that i haven't dissabled...)
1GB Ram
80Gig WD Caviar
and a grafix card.... TI 4200 i think

if you could help that would be awsome
thanx

A:Sound issues

have you set it to digital playback? sometimes digital has a difference.

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Hello

This is probably another thread that says "I have a sound problem." But I think my problem differs from other people who's having problem.

Okay, here it goes. I clearly remember what I did on my laptop. I was deleting unimportant files and after that I went disk cleaning on my :D drive. After awhile I hopped on to a game and then i realise that there was no sound playing from my speakers. Nope it's not hardware problems because I was just playing some music on my iTunes before I even touch the disk clean-up manager. Tried the device manager and I tried to roll back the changes. It wouldn't work. I tried downloading the SndVol32.exe file and I extracted in the System32 folder but to no avail. I can't hear a thing from the speakers.

Well, I'd appreciate it if someone could help me asap. Thank you :)

A:Sound Issues

what does device manager show for your sound card....,,any yellow exclamation marks present??

what is the make and model of your pc and do you have the drivers disk? for you pc or motherboard?

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I just installed windows 7 and my sound isn't working i know how to fix i just need a link to a good replacement driver.

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I have a weird problem with my pc. On some games the sound works when the game is booting up but as soon as it gets to the main menu the sound doesn't work anymore. I tried new speakers and that wasn't it. I have XP pro service pack 3. It just started doing this. The games I have played before and the sound always worked. Any suggestions?
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Okay, I just made a post yesteday about my brand new system not working properly because there were blotches of colors everywhere, and you guys determined that it was the video card. I rigged up my sound today for the first time and discovered that it didnt work after updating the drivers twice. I'm lead to believe it is the motherboard that is causing the problems now. Am I right? Please give me your suggestions.
 

A:Sound Issues...

never mind guys, i have this on the multimedia forum
 

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I can't hear videos being played and people can't hear me on skype when I call them or they call me.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU B810 @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4030 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1791 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 283488 MB, Free - 223115 MB; D: Total - 17358 MB, Free - 7606 MB; E: Total - 301 MB, Free - 261 MB; F: Total - 4085 MB, Free - 1160 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 167E
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
 

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Ok recently rebuilt xp sp3 machine, sound,
creative labs live 5.1 (old),
boston accoustics 2.1(old).
The sound went out before rebuild.
Put an
Mobo: asrock 990 fx extreme 4
CPU: amd Phenom II x4 365
GPU: evga geforce 550 ti
RAM: 8 gb Corsair Vengeance
PSU: Corsair Enthusiast 750 watt
SATA HD: 500 gb on windows xp sp3 from last build

So, build is good so far. I realize the limitations of xp as far as the ram goes.
I still cant get balanced sound.
Using the ports on mobo, i couldnt get the bostons to work, on any ports.
So i get a $25 pair altecs, still unbalanced sound. ( example, diablo 1, cant hear npc speech, music varies, footsteps loud).
Put the creative 5.1 card in, and after latest driver install, Dim sound on windows noises. Worse than mobo sound.
Speakers are new, card is old.
I've diasabled mobo ac 97 sound to isolate the card. Wasn't happy with ac97 sound to start with.
Any suggestions?
I really like the bostons, they lit up, just no sound

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Oh ya and what is the best port on either for a 2.1 speaker set? the bostons ran on the digi port and it was checked in settings. the altecs also require that box checked to get "noise"

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We have a computer that was given to us (NEC, celeron chip and running Win98) and we are trying to get it ready for our daughter's roommate for college. She may load win xp when she gets it, not sure. It works fine except the sound. We have the sound for the windows media player but for all other sounds, it is garbled or a static sound. We checked the sound from the control panel. When we try checking the sound it is the garble/static sound. The media player only worked from the head phone plug in the front of the computer, not the card in the back. Does anyone have any suggestions for us? My husband is trying to install another sound card, not sure if it will work. Any other suggestions would be helpful.
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My Windows? 7 Professional, 64bit, English had been playing sounds from everything perfectly last night. When I went to shut down it started installing security updates. I left it to its work and went to bed. . When I turned it on my computer this morning, It behaved normal, except that now applications sounds don't seem to work. The system sounds work fine (start up sounds and speaker tests), but if I try and watch something on youtube.com or play a game, those sounds are not working.

I thought it might be because of the security updates from last night, so I did a system restore taking it back to before those updates were installed. When it came back up, it still had the same issue.

* Rebooted the computer multiple times
* I checked in Device Manager under Sounds and the driver is reported as being the newest driver
* It doesn't appear to be muted

I'm not sure where else to check.

Not sure what to do from here. The sound is from an Integrated 5.1 Channel Audio

A:Sound issues

youtube and many games use flash or shockwave, so I would suspect that is where the problem is, not with your sound card since other sounds work OK.

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Hi,
I bought a HP laptop last Thursday with Windows 10 64 bit. Everything seems to be fine except the external speakers. The inbuilt speakers work just fine but when I plug in my external speakers there is a static somewhat loud noise. I can hear the online radio playing from the inbuilt speakers after plugging in the external speakers. My speakers are rather old, bought 8 years ago but worked fine on my previous computer which was a Gateway laptop with Vista. My speakers are very basic. Looks like the picture from the below link and you connect to the powerbar.
http://www.sony-asia.com/local/product/srs-a212
I don't have headphones but I plugged in a basic earphone and same result as the external speakers.
What steps can I take to fix this or is it a case of having speakers that are not compatible to Windows 10 and I should just buy new ones. Thanks for any advice. Cordeiro
 

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The computer I have had on board sound but it began to act up. It started to not work and occasionally come back through. Then Completely stopped. I thought maybe the speakers. So I bought new speakers. The sound worked for another short period like a day and then stopped working. I checked the speakers on another PC and they still worked. But they do not work on this one.

I figured it was a sound card issue so I added a Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Loaded everything properly through its CD and it still doesnt work.

I thought maybe a conflict with the onboard sound so I went to BIOS and disabled the onboard card. Still nothing.

When I go to the control panel and sounds to look at this device. It says working properly. It says it is there. I the speakers pop on when I start the computer.

I have power to the speakers. They are plugged into the right jack on the pc. They have the small pop on start up you can hear when the pc turns on. The sound control panel is not on mute.

Under Device volume in the control panel it does say device volume is low all the way to the left but this is all shadded to where I can not change that. Also says device is enabled.

I am at a loss what do I do? Please help if you know.

Thanks, Brekkon
 

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I built a custom computer, and the sound doesnt seem right...And i just bought a little suround sound system and the sound sounds like crap, am i missing any drivers or something?

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Can you fill out your system specs please? Click User CP at the top and then click Edit System Specs. that will allow us to find drivers for you

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the sound slider on my HP Pavilion dv6263cl notebook lowers itself automatically and not matter what I do, it wont stay raised.
 

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