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Windows 7: Sound on Laptop and Desktop Randomly Stops Working and Working

31 Dec 2014   #11
joshowar

64 bit windows 7
 
 

I fixed this (2 days without sound issue now). The trick is to completely remove flash, and reinstall it. Instruction on how to do that, are here: Uninstall Flash Player | Windows


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31 Dec 2014   #12
tophi

WIndows-7 Home Basic - 64 bit
 
 

I have the same problem here. i tried completely removing Flash and reinstalling as you said, joshowar, but I'm still having the same problem.

Any help guys??
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01 Jan 2015   #13
Jappio

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I tried fixing it by removal, just as described in the link you provided Joshowar, and the problem still exists.
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01 Jan 2015   #14
tophi

WIndows-7 Home Basic - 64 bit
 
 

I reinstalled a clean windows 7 and still having the same issue even before installing flash\

I am starting to think it is something else
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19 Feb 2015   #15
NotSandwichMake

Windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 
So..

So what are the things in common here? anyone have the same parts? programs? or anything at all that may cause the problem? I have recently upgraded my pc with a motherboard and cpu. After that i got this problem and i am desperate to find a solution. I am a tech head so i have alot of things on my computer (mostly games and programs for rendering and sculpting) Ihave not found anything on my computer that can cause this. can it be a hardware issue? Just tossing ideas out there so someone might figure it out. I joined just for this issue. it is identical to mine and it messes up alot of my day when it happens.
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19 Jan 2016   #16
SwingBlade

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Wanted to post this here since this was one of the top hits while googling this issue myself. Made this account to post.

I had this issue on my brand-new gaming laptop, seeming out of nowhere. Randomly the sound would stop working entirely, and if I loaded up a video on Youtube, it went about 1/4 speed. A reboot would fix this but that is not a very convenient thing.

I noticed that at one point my sound was working fine and, 30 minutes later, it stopped (while I was at my desk). The only thing that really happened of significance was that the screen had timed out and turned itself off (power saving setting). As a test, I set my laptop to never turn off the screen while plugged in.

Since I made that change, I've not had this issue occur even once again. I have no idea why it worked, or why the screen shutting off was screwing with the sound and video playback, but this is what worked for me.
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