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Windows 7: Disabled a sound device, how to restore it


24 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Disabled a sound device, how to restore it

I have several device outputs, one for my computer speakers and another for my television (which is out through an HDMI). I switch between the two depending on what I am watching stuff on. I right click on the little sound icon on the right side of the taskbar, and click Sounds. It has a list of sound devices, and when I right clicked on HDMI, I accidentally clicked Disable. Now its gone off the list and I dont know how to get it back. I tried to simply unplug the hdmi from the computer and back in to no avail. I would like to watch a movie from my computer on my TV but I cannot select the audio to it now, so how do I fix this??

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24 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Right click somewhere in the sound devices box, and it should have an option to "Show Disabled Devices". If you check that box, it should show your HDMI output, which you can then enable.
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24 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Ahhhh I absolutely simple issues with simple solutions just a click away. thanks!
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