No sound at all

  Cassy 10:50 06 Jul 2007
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Until last week my pc had excellent sound now nothing at all, I have checked everyting that trouble shooter asks and have found all ok. I have C-media AC97 Audio device and all sond video & game controllers in device manager are ok no yellow marks. Please can someone advise.

  Sheik Yerbouti 10:53 06 Jul 2007

Have you tried plugging the speakers into another device, like a laptop, or mp3 player, see if they are working?

  birdface 10:55 06 Jul 2007

Try,Control panel.Administrative Tools.Services, Scroll down till you get to Windows Audio,And make sure it is set to automatic.And you can also check that you do not have it switched of on the keyboard.

  Cassy 11:05 06 Jul 2007

I assume the speakers are working the light is on the speaker , I don't have a laptop. Administrative Tools.Services, Scroll down till you get to Windows Audio,is set to automatic. How do I check that it switched on, on the keyboard (Sorry my knowledge is very basic on computers).

  Cassy 11:07 06 Jul 2007

Last thread should have read yes the Windows Audio is on automatic.

  Taff™ 11:18 06 Jul 2007

Go to Start>Control Panel>System and select the Hardware Tab. Then Device Manager. Expand Sound Video & game controllers and select your C-Media, right click and select properties. Now choose the Driver Tab and click on the "Roll Back Driver" If there is another previous driver it should roll back. You may need to reboot the computer. Let us know if that works!

  Cassy 11:35 06 Jul 2007

Sorry no drivers files have been backed up for this device this is the message I get

  realist 11:52 06 Jul 2007

It's a long shot, but I had a sound problem plaguing me for months which I thankfully sorted by following the fix given in the posting of Maaster Aug 12 2006 11:40 on link below
click here

No idea why it worked, but it did and troublefree ever since.

  Stuartli 12:14 06 Jul 2007

Have you checked from Control Panel>Sound and Audio Devices>Volume tab that the Volume has not been Muted?

The Volume icon for the Taskbar should be ticked - you can also check from the Volume icon whether any inputs/outputs have been inadvertently Muted.

Don't forget that Windows Media Player and similar also have Mute facilities.

The latest C-Media onboard sound chipset drivers can be downloaded from its website:

click here

Check which chipset you have (8738, 9738 etc).

  Cassy 19:19 06 Jul 2007

Thanks have gone to the website of C media and it asks you to select a pduct from
PCI Audio or Onboard audio, which do I pick?

  Cassy 19:31 06 Jul 2007

I have chipset
VIA 8233/8235/8237
what do I do with this now?

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