sound probs

  copperpipe 14:02 13 Jul 08
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HI Iv had my windows reinstalled but got no sounds its telling me my sound card is on another prog. gonr through the usal trobleshootin g no help at all. any help would be appeciated

  ronalddonald 14:07 13 Jul 08

driver cd have you got one and have you installed all the drivers. Which os are you using?

  ronalddonald 14:08 13 Jul 08

is somtimes called utillities cd

  jack 14:20 13 Jul 08

That is part of the supplied stuff
Is this a Laptop or Desktop machine?
If it is a desktop then this will apply
The sound in/out jacks are they in a group on the same panel at the back with the USB/PS2/Games etc ports?
If so this 'On board Sound' and the above disk is what is required.

If the connections are separate furthur down the machine in wqhat is called PCI slot - then this will be a separate driver disk.
If all else fails find out what sound system is installed and Google for the driver.

  copperpipe 15:35 13 Jul 08

YEA I HAD IN THE SHOP YESTERDAY AND HE SAID ITS FINE WHEN I GOT IT HOME IT PLAYED ON MEDIA BUT STILL GOT NO WINDOWS SOUNDS AND ALSO CANT OPEN pps FILES
THIS MORNING IV GOT NOTHING

  copperpipe 15:40 13 Jul 08

Also its a packard bell P.C there was aC-mediaac97 audio device on but he unninstalled it and went and instaaled a new driver from S I S if it any help

  sharpamat 15:49 13 Jul 08

recheck in your BIOS settings that sound is enabled, dont forget to save before exiting the BIOS.

this is a problem covered many times in past

  copperpipe 17:35 13 Jul 08

checked bios sound enabled

  jack 17:44 13 Jul 08

click here
oor the device full name if this is not the one.
Iguess the wrong driver may have been put in.

For the Windows sounds these need to be set up

Start/Control Panel/Sounds and Audio devices

  copperpipe 17:47 13 Jul 08

been into audio devices when i come to press button to hear windows sound it tells me my sound card is into another prog and to come out of it

  jack 14:14 14 Jul 08

'Fixed It'
He obviously has not to your satisfaction.

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