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How can I get my Sound back on My PC?


mcheathen

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First it was just sound from on-line sources, but now it is also sound from my PC media players that is lost.

The Sounds and Audio Devices Properties shows the Mute option as being blanked off. I tried to reinstall drivers but it would not allow this. Winows fix it can't do anything either.

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rdave13

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What OS and how old is the PC?

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mcheathen

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OS is XP Home and PC is 4 years old.

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michaelw

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If you can't roll back the driver uninstall the device and xp will find it on bootup and reinstall.

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mcheathen

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I did remove all the audio codecs, but they never came back on after boot-up.

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mcheathen

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I did remove all the audio codecs, but they never came back on after boot-up.

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rdave13

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Have you checked windows audio is started and on auto in services? Then try windows update.

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mcheathen

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After trying everything such as reinstalling drivers and reconfiguring via 'services' I decided to reformat. I still can't get audio on and also I can't get PC to access Internet via BB modem. Could this be a hardware issue?

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rdave13

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After reformatting did you install the motherboard drivers?

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