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my speakers are plugged in and everything and its not working, i just got windows xp freshly installed and i cant get the volume to work, not even with the headset.
 
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my speakers are plugged in and everything and its not working, i just got windows xp freshly installed and i cant get the volume to work, not even with the headset.

It may be a missing driver or something. If not, go to Start > Programs > Accessories > Entertainment > Volume Control and make sure all the mute boxes are unchecked.
 
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what would the driver be called, its not cause when i try to do what u said it says "there are no active mixer devices available
 
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if its onboard sound card, then its most likely realtek, if you put your own in, google the drivers needed for that sound card.
 
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theres a few things under other devices in my hardware manager including, Ethernet Controller, pci device, pci simple communications controller, sm bus controller, usb cable modem, video controller, video controller (vga compatible). Which one of those is it?

it came with my computer but i had to reinstall windows xp cause my comp broke and i dont know what it is and dont have a disk for it
 
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ok then its most likely a realtek card, here are the drivers for it.

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http://www.softwarepatch.com/utilities/ac97.html
 
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i got that but i dont know which driver to use it on cause there are a few that arent

i ran that but still doesn't work. I remember back when it did work i had that realtek sound device manager tho
 
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my volume plugins are all on one big metal thing with the rest of my mouse keyboard moniter plugins on the back of my computer and my volume ones wont work.
 
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can someone please give me some advice my computer has no sounds and computers suck alot more without being able to hear anything

this is what it says when i try to open volume control
volumeerror.jpg
 
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Your going to need to find out what kind of sound card you have.
Whats kind of computer do you have.
 
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if u had a prebuilt comp please tell us what model it is so we can give u wan answer and advice so u can it fixed
 
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i bought it from the store, nothing on it of my own, it is a emachines, i dont know where the model # is but under the emachine it says T5026 on the sticker on the front.
 
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what do i do with that, theres a couple if things in it

nm got it
 
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yes thanks you so much, ive been getting angry with the volume not working so thank you very much
 
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hey i told you to tell what emachine u had which then allowed nightcast to get yur drivers so i deserve a thanks also
 
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hey why did my post get deleted nighcast please dont delete my post im just saying that i told him to post what type of e machine he had
 
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good job night cast for helping him i had nothing to do with this
dont delete this for the 3rd time
 
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