DVD Sound

  Willxyz25 00:47 28 May 2004

Just updated bios on my Shuttle SN85G4 XPC machine using WinFlash.
No problems apart from I do not get any sound when playing a DVD. All other sound (ie windows jingles, music with itunes, windows media player etc..).
Tried using both windows media player and real player with no success.
Any ideas?

  hugh-265156 01:41 28 May 2004

try opening control panel and right click your dvd drive.

select properties/hardware and double click on the dvd drive in the list.

click the properties tab shown and tick 'enable digital cd audio for this device'


  Willxyz25 01:45 28 May 2004

box is checked

  ened 07:06 28 May 2004

Are you using a sound card?
It sounds like when you updated the BIOS it has re-instated on board sound.
Go into the BIOS and disable it.

  curlylad 11:08 28 May 2004

I have a similar problem and like Willxyz25 I have the 'enable digital.....' already checked.However when I click the DVD Region tab , under 'current region it states 'not selected' , and the 'New Region' bar is blank.Should I enter 'United Kingdom' in the Current Region bar , is this what the problem is ?

  Willxyz25 15:06 28 May 2004

Am not using a sound card, am using onboard sound which is enabled in bios.
Also under the DVD region tab it does say region 2.

  hugh-265156 16:04 28 May 2004

to be honest i have no idea sorry.

the region selection shouldnt affect the sound.be careful here because you can only change it so many times and then your stuck.

i have a dvd drive and a cdrw and both send audio through the ide cable.this is the same if im using my soundcard or before when i used onboard sound.

check device manager and maybe try re installing any sound drivers.

try uninstalling the drive via device manager and restarting the computer and letting windows pick it up again might also help.

  oseven 20:24 28 May 2004

I had this problem about a month ago.Spent ages trying to fix it then found that re-installing my DVD player soft ware fixed it.

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