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Lost All Sound, Winamp, Klite, Real Player,etc: No Sound


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#1 TheManInTheCUBE

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Posted 18 November 2007 - 11:32 PM

My old computer ( operating with Windows 2000) normally sounds pretty good.

Sometimes when I boot up--if I don't hear the normal start up sounds, then its like the sound is dead. IF I try to play music in Winamp when startup does this, THEN the player has No indicator of position or place in the file ( the button you'd drag to play at a different point of the song ). Usually just a re-boot 'fixes' this recurrent issue.

This problem is Different from that.....a NEW--unseen before --Problem.

I had been playing music earlier. Later I tried to play something else .......NOT a new file....been played before....and it was scratchy..wouldn't play...but was NOT that absolutely dead non-sound I mentioned earlier. So I reinstalled Winamp.

NO change.

Then I tried to play that file in other players....

NO change.

Then I tried to play avi & other video files.

NO sound.

Any ideas about what seems to be a systemic problem...?



thanks

Edited by TheManInTheCUBE, 18 November 2007 - 11:34 PM.


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#2 garmanma

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Posted 22 November 2007 - 12:58 PM

The first thing to try is to uninstall/reinstall the audio driver. Have you done that yet?
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