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Windows 7: Accidentally deleted an Audio playback device

02 Dec 2012   #1
Bay Area

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Accidentally deleted an Audio playback device

When I was watching movies on my computer through my HDMI, I accidentally disabled the device so now the sound only comes out of my computer. How can I restore this function?




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02 Dec 2012   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Could you not enter Device Manager>Sound, video and game controllers>High Definition Audio Device and click enable device ?
If there is a problem with the device there will probably be a yellow caution next to it to indicate this
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02 Dec 2012   #3
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Right click the Playback window.
Click "Show Disabled Devices".
You should now see the device so you can re-enable it.

I always keep both "Show Disabled Devices" and "Show Disconnected Devices" checked so i can see all devices.
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