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Windows 7: windows sounds suddenly stop


23 Sep 2013   #1

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 
windows sounds suddenly stop

windows sounds suddenly stop upon restart they return
what can i do?

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23 Sep 2013   #2

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

More info is needed for someone to try and help you.

What is the Dell model number? (NOT the service tag number).

Is there anything you are using when this happens? e.g. were you playing a game? listening to streaming audio/video from the internet?

Do you have the correct Dell supplied sound driver installed?
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23 Sep 2013   #3

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

it a dell case i had to replace the motherboard (gigabyte) it was working last night but this morning no sound from anywhere (i leave it on all night)this morning no sound
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23 Sep 2013   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Mute button isn't on...right?
Any problems in Device Manager?
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23 Sep 2013   #5

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnsmith45jock View Post
Mute button isn't on...right?
Any problems in Device Manager?

like what?
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23 Sep 2013   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

The Windows Audio Service has stopped working.
Just to be technical I would open an elevated command prompt and enter:

net start AudioSrv

And that would get all your sounds back. If not, did your speakers come loose from the audio jack or what?
Is your speakers getting power (check the wall socket + power jack in the speakers)?
How about muting, like johnsmith45jock suggested?
Is there any problems with Device Manager (any yellow triangles)?
warning   Warning
Some speakers take batteries. Depending on the type of speakers and setup, you may need to replace the batteries or simply plug them into a charger.

Always handle batteries with care.
  • Don't mix old and new batteries
  • Don't mix batteries of different types
  • Do not recharge alkaline batteries
  • Do not dispose batteries in a fire
  • Don't dismantle batteries
  • The electrolytes of the batteries are highly corrosive and could hurt you or damage the sound equipment. Should some of the electrolyte get on you, simply wash with soap and water.
  • If you're using rechargeable batteries, ensure that you're not over-charging them as you could damage the equipment, get injured or start a fire.
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24 Sep 2013   #7

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

Do you have the correct sound driver? from Gigabyte. Look at what is shown in Device Manager. If it shows "HD Audio Codec" that is the generic, basic function, Windows installed sound driver and not the proper sound driver. That is the first thing to look at.
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24 Sep 2013   #8

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
Do you have the correct sound driver? from Gigabyte. Look at what is shown in Device Manager. If it shows "HD Audio Codec" that is the generic, basic function, Windows installed sound driver and not the proper sound driver. That is the first thing to look at.
i have re installed all drivers from Gigabyte hopefully that will solve strange behavior,time will tell.

thanks all
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30 Sep 2013   #9

Winndows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bluzeboy View Post
windows sounds suddenly stop upon restart they return
what can i do?
Hi bluzeboy,

Please let us know if you have installed the audio drivers correctly on the system. Kindly let us know the model of audio card installed on this motherboard.

Kindly update your system specs here by following this.

Also, check this article which might be helpful in resolving this issue:

Tips for fixing common sound problems


Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.
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01 Oct 2013   #10

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

SandeepP-its just a dell case now i had a gigabyte motherboard installed I installed gigabyte sound drivers & it all good now.
thanks for responding
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