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Windows 7: FIXED No sound on speakers after Win7 32 bit install


27 Oct 2009   #1

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FIXED No sound on speakers after Win7 32 bit install

I wanted to share the solution to my problem, which might work on some other systems.
After installing Windows 7 (32bit, clean install) on my Toshiba Satellite U205, I had no sound outputting thru the speakers and the front jack, despite the volume indicator showing some activity when playing a sound. The drivers used by my audio chip are the SoundMax.

After digging the web and trying about 10 different drivers, I came across a small utility provided by Toshiba to un-mute the sound card after a clean Vista install. Although it was not meant to be used with Windows 7, I installed it and there you go, the sound came back!

The link for the utility is: http://cdgenp01.csd.toshiba.com/cont...off_25847B.exe

For information, I did not have to run the patch in compatibility mode. Please, reply to this post if the utility solved your sound problem on a different system than mine.

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11 Aug 2010   #2

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I used Drivermax to search for new/additional drivers worked a treat, be warned as a free user you only recieve two updates per day so choose wisely.
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