Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.



Windows 7: Soundmax Problem (big problem)

15 Sep 2009   #1

Win 7 Ultimate
 
 
Soundmax Problem (big problem)

Hello everyone

My computer is a Toshiba Satellite U-200.

Yesterday I installed Windows 7 Ultimate.
Everything is working, except for the sound card. the soundcard it's a SoundMax.
I tried installing both drivers, driver for Vista 32bit, and for Xp 32bit. I also tried using mixed: the soundmax program for XP32, and the driver of Vista 32.

unfortunately nothing is working.

the problem is very strange: winamp and media center works as everything is going fine (no problems are found), but the computer is mute.
The microphone is working perfectly, but of course I can't listen to what I recorded, because the computer is mute.
it's like there are no speakers.Same problem if I use the headphones, there is no sound.
Volume is 100%, Mixer is 100%, and the spectre is working, so the computer feels like it's actually sounding!!!
Is there something I can do?
I can't use the pc without sounds...

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

15 Sep 2009   #2

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hello CarloFerrari , would you mind filling in your System Specs please, it will help the members here,
in helping you. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...tem-specs.html


Hi, try here to see if there are any new drivers for your machine, it may help.

http://driverscollection.com/?H=Sate...200&By=Toshiba
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Sep 2009   #3

Win 7 Ultimate
 
 

what do i have to do? i'm a newbie... do i have to install the new bios?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


15 Sep 2009   #4

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

If it is not up to date then yes I reckon you should.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Sep 2009   #5

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Type System Information into the search box at the Start button, it will open window like this, and it will tell you what version and date your Bios is.

Soundmax Problem (big problem)-system-info.png


My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Sep 2009   #6

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi, type in Dxdiag into the Start / Start search and programs, and click on Dxdiag, it says what version is installed at the end of the page.

It will also tell you if you are having any issues with display / sound, I hope this helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Sep 2009   #7

Win 7 Ultimate
 
 

dxdiag says "no issues found"

the system information is this



http://xs343.xs.to/xs343/09382/screen976.jpg
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Sep 2009   #8

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Ok your Bios is from 2006, is there a newer one on the Toshiba site.? and if so Download it and install, just follow all the instructions that come with it.


Check in Windows Update to see if there is anything waiting to download, and say yes if there is, to the request to install.

Also did you go to the SoundMax site and download the latest drivers from there.?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Sep 2009   #9

Win 7 Ultimate
 
 

there is a 2007 bios, i'm sure it's not going to help (too old)...

I'll install it in the day, now i'm in university and of course I can't turn the sounds on :P

any othere idea if the bios it's not working?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Sep 2009   #10

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

I added to the post above, and 2007 is a newer bios than 2006, anyway it is your decision whether you change it or not, some people don't like to touch it, me, I have no problems
with changing them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Soundmax Problem (big problem)





Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Soundmax Problem (big problem)
Thread Forum
Blurry Text problem, EDID and registry editing problem on an AMD card. Graphic Cards
Windows Media Player Problem - Sound/skipping problem. Music, Pictures & Video
Asus A6r Notebook Soundmax Problem Sound & Audio
SoundMAX - SoundMAX audio device not detected Hardware & Devices
HD audio device soundmax -a driver problem Sound & Audio
Problem with SoundMAX Sound & Audio
Windows 7 7057 Soundmax 5.1 problem Sound & Audio

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:57 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33