I have been researching everyday since that day and have tried everything that people said worked for them. Make sure there is no dust or cloth that can cover the sound on your computer. There is no audio device listed in System Information. I will try to help. Suspecting this was the root of my problem, I tried to Update the Driver. If the card is bad you can replace inexpensively.
Instead, they have integrated sound processors, which appear in the same category in Device Manager. Thank you for suggesting Control Panel. You will get a popup asking if you want to remove the driver too, as shown. I moved my computer yesterday and now I have no sound! Im still on my 2004 desktop a little upgraded I just cant give it up. Remove the sound software from Control Panel.
The benefit of doing this is that the audio will work again just like it did when you took the laptop out of the box if a software problem caused the problem. Or click Update All to automatically download and install all the latest correct drivers that is missing or outdated This requires the. Dont need to mess with that. This has only happened within the last few days because I watched some football on the laptop at the weekend using the internal speakers for match commentary. However, none of the above tricks could solve my problem and the last thing I thought that could have gone wrong was the Windows Audio Service. Can you recommend a good p.
Mine is listed as a controller. I was like it was installing some sort of patch before it began to load the actual driver. Your speakers are now set as the default audio output device. There is no version for Win7. Push it into the jack and swirl it around a little bit to get the dust and lint out. Also do same for Configure on Lower Left of that box. Windows keeps a copy of the previous driver, which can be restored by rolling back the driver.
I guess 4+ years is an average life span for a p. If you see No Audio Output Device is installed when you hover your mouse over the the sound icon, your audio problem is probably caused by one of these issues, and there are three repair methods you can try that have helped other users. Now if that dont work, Than you will have to download a new device from the web site. And if your miniport has an orange caution over it it has a conflict that you can fix by uninstalling the driver and rebooting the computer. I was able to get my devices to sort of install my audio devices using the Add Legacy Hardware action.
If it is used then someone might have removed the restoration partition from the hard drive, or the hard drive itself might have been replaced. Did you get helped yet? Cary — If there is no audio device detected, it generally does mean that there is an issue with the device detection. After restart sound is back! If not right back and well get to it again. Whatever they did was not successful. Take care and contact me if you want. This should work for you.
While this post has been written keeping Windows 10 and Windows 8 in mind, it will help if you face the No Sound problem on other Windows versions too. When you do this, 2 lists will appear in a new menu. The sund card section in the device manager was completely missing. It had audio one minute, and then the next it just stopped. To get this fixed I had to go through a long research over the internet. This will show all the devices that your computer found when it scanned for devices.
Highlight speaker and on the lower Right click Properties check settings for Device Usage enabled and so on. However earlier this week, when I tried to watch a video on YouTube, only to find there was no sound. Then it said i have sound, volume and everything. Start the Windows Audio Service For all devices in Windows, a service is used to make the device function properly. Problems with sound and audio or no sound - a Mr Fixit Tips for fixing common sound problems Speakers and other audio output devices How to Enable Hidden Audio Devices in Vista How to troubleshoot sound problems that you experience after you install a Windows Vista Service Pack Hope this helps. In the meantime, I'm clueless. After that, check the audio to see if it works.
Can anyone advise anything else to try, before I need to return the laptop to Dell? Before trying it, re-enable the Windows Audio Service if it is still disabled, Can anyone advise anything else to try, before I need to return the laptop to Dell? For instance on my 2004 compaq with windows xp I right click computer, go to properties, hardware, then device manager. This will make it pop up on your devices menu. Click on the device to select it 5. The simple fix would be to right click the appropriate and in properties driver and than either disable and then enable. In any case you will have two Realtek High definition Audio devices listed, one will be for the back set of ports coming from the back of the tower off the back of the board, and the other reference will be for any front audio ports that you may have on the front side of the case, Say for example to plug a headset in as well for a communications device like a headset and mic. If it helps, great, else do this for each default device, and see if any help.