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Old 04-02-2006, 01:25 PM   #1
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Angry omg sound ><

So, my sound on my computer is not working at all... here is what i did:

went to control panel to check the sound card.... it says that there is no device..

I went and uninstalled the drivers in safe mode, restarted the computer... didnt work..

I reinstalled the drivers from Creative's website... still no sound/still says no audio device..

have no clue what to do now.. and yes everything is hooked up right/ volume is turned up on the computer.

Oh and i have a Creative soundblaster Live! audio card.
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Old 04-02-2006, 01:27 PM   #2
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take the card out and put it back in and then reinstall the drivers
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Old 04-02-2006, 01:30 PM   #3
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ok thnx ill try that now

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Old 04-02-2006, 01:32 PM   #4
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Default Re: omg sound ><

Go back to your Device Manager and delete everything in the Sound, Video, and Game controllers.

Did you install a new sound card? Make sure connection is firm. As long as you have the right drivers, you should have no worries on getting it to work again.
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Default Re: omg sound ><

Take out the card, install the drivers, put card back in, try then. Have you installed any new hardware recently?
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Old 04-02-2006, 02:02 PM   #6
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Default Re: omg sound ><

i did everything u guys said.. and still nothing different is happening.. im thinking my soundcard is gone. no its not new either. So Im wondering now how to switch from my sound card to onboard sound? do i just go into the BIOS and do it?

edit: no jox i have not installed new hardware lately and i already tried the card thing :/
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Old 04-02-2006, 02:07 PM   #7
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Maybe try another pci slot?
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Old 04-02-2006, 02:13 PM   #8
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Lol, I was going to suggest that too. Try the very last one. That's where I have mine installed on. I had conflicts with my other slots. My TV tuner card had conflicts with my sound card. If I take out the TV Tuner, I'm good to go. But if I leave it in, I can't get my sound card to work unless I moved it away from the TV Tuner card. Strange.

Then restart the PC once installed. Windows should detect it as a New Hardware and install it's windows drivers. You should have sound at that point. Check volume controls and speaker configuration in Control Panel (sound).
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Old 04-02-2006, 02:22 PM   #9
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after much work with my card and drivers and everything



:/ i did all those things that u guys said, and the annoying thing is... my sound was working perfectly.. i didnt change ANYTHING and it stopped.. so i am guessing my card is just gone or something
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Was it an original sound card since you got that PC? It could be just dead as you say. Maybe you can use the onboard sound?
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