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Have you tried reinstalling the drivers for your sound-card? It will help if you could rpovide more details about your hardware including the model, chipset etc?
If i remember correctly, devices marked with an "x" are those that have been disabled - have you tried enabling the device again and letting windows install the driver automatically?
Have a look at this SF tutorial - How to Install a Driver in Device Manager
Keep us posted on your progress and regards