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Windows 7: Volume Control There are no active mixer devices available error


12 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 
Volume Control There are no active mixer devices available error

Alright so I just recently installed Windows XP on an old Laptop . It seems to appear my sound icon is missing every time I try to access volume control it gives me this display error


http://realtimeissues.files.wordpres...umecontrol.jpg

I tired to do the service. msc , didn't work.


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12 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Did you install the correct XP sound drivers for the PC? Also before the sound drivers, any motherboard chipset drivers.
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12 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

All I did was Install XP and no Volume control came with it.
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12 Apr 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Raiden92

What is the model of the laptop in question ?
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12 Apr 2013   #5

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Raiden92

What is the model of the laptop in question ?
How do you check what model again would it be located under the laptop?
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12 Apr 2013   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Open up a command prompt . Click on the button type CMD , right click and choose Run as administrator . Input the commands below

wmic csproduct get vendor,name,identifyingnumber
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12 Apr 2013   #7

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Open up a command prompt . Click on the button type CMD , right click and choose Run as administrator . Input the commands below

wmic csproduct get vendor,name,identifyingnumber
Model Number: emachines M5405
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12 Apr 2013   #8

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Should I just download realtek HD Audio . This has always been a way to fix it . Every time I bumped into a problem like this. I am thinking of giving it a shot.
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12 Apr 2013   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Try this


AC'97 Audio Codecs
DescriptionVersionUpdateDownload
Windows XP A4.06 2008/10/1download
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12 Apr 2013   #10

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Try this


AC'97 Audio Codecs
DescriptionVersionUpdateDownload
Windows XP A4.06 2008/10/1download

Is that different then realtek?
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