no tunes man

  [DELETED] 21:27 16 Feb 2006

I have for some reason lost the sound to my computer.
I have done nothing have checked all connections which seem ok.
When I remove speck jack from the back do get a bit of static.
I use windows media the mute is off, could someone offer some advice, could you keep it like very simple.
all the best

  [DELETED] 00:38 17 Feb 2006

Uninstall then re-install the sound driver, see if it defaults to a working mode.

  [DELETED] 08:40 17 Feb 2006

How do I do this, is my sound board seperate from my mother board, I have a dell system unsure.
I have thought and I have done something last week. My virus scanner picked up a Troyan, it adviced I went back to a date when everthing was ok,I went back only 3 days,everything seemed ok.
AVS found the virus and got rid of it.

  ICF 09:05 17 Feb 2006

Downlaod belarc and it should tell you what sound chip you have click here

  ICF 09:06 17 Feb 2006

What model Dell do you have ?

  [DELETED] 13:52 17 Feb 2006

Dell Dimension 8400

  ICF 16:32 17 Feb 2006

It's possible from my research that you might have a sound blaster 2 sound card fitted.So go to the creative web site and run the auto update software click here

  [DELETED] 21:36 18 Feb 2006

thank you it worked, if we meet the drinks are on me
all the best

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