No Sound HELP!!

  Suzuki itfc 15:22 16 Feb 2004

I can't get any sound from media player, games etc. I have checked all the sound mutes and volume levels. I have also checked in device manager and says that everything is working and enabled and there are no drivers missing.
Thanks in advance.

  Suzuki itfc 15:27 16 Feb 2004

I'm running windows 98

  joelmb 15:46 16 Feb 2004

Whenever Ive had such a problem its been the most obvious thing! Speakers plugged in? Power on? I know its obvious but...

Otherwise, do you have onboard sound or separate pci card?

  Suzuki ITFC 19:23 16 Feb 2004

The speakers are pluged in and turned on. I think I have a seperate PCI card. (not sure) Its a Yamaha OPL3-SAx.
Thanks for your post.

  joelmb 12:52 17 Feb 2004

If you go to control panel>sounds and audio devices and click the audio tab, try changing the Sound playback default device (although there may only be one option) if theres more than one try hearing audio using the other device.

Failing this, have you unplugged anything at back of PC recently? Try changing the speaker jack to different soundcard socket?

Check whether your speakers are working? Try plugging them into a stereo system for example.

  joelmb 12:56 17 Feb 2004

Also I know it says the driver is working but i would try re-installing it. It's here, the driver at the bottom of the page.
click here

  Suzuki ITFC 18:46 17 Feb 2004

Thanks for your posts. I will try the things mentioned later.

  Suzuki ITFC 19:53 17 Feb 2004

Thank you joelmb. It turned out to be the driver being corrupted.(even though it said it was working in device manager.)
Thank you.

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