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Windows 7: No sound

16 Nov 2009   #1

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
No sound

Hi everyone, i have a problem with sound not coming through the speakers and i dont know if this is a configuration problem or that the speakers have packed up. When i test the speakers there is no sound but the test shows movement on the volume bar.

Any guidance would be helpful



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17 Nov 2009   #2

openSUSE 13.1 64bit

This is copied from another thread on the same issue that I replied to. This is how I fixed exactley the same issue as you are getting, no sound, but the sound monitor showing sound playing.

Don't know your specs, but I'm running W7 64bit on a gigabyte UD5 board with an i7.

I've had major issues with realtek and my new build with Windows 7, and not getting any sound.

Heres how I fixed it.

  • In device manager, uninstall all audio devices.
  • reboot the pc (it may load default windows audio drivers) don't expect any sound you have removed the audio devices.
  • Download and install the latest real tek drivers from your motherboards website..NOT from realtek.
  • Once installed, reboot the pc- it will prompt you to do this any way.
  • Don't expect sound yet
  • Go to controll pannel and click on the green hardware and sound header, not the list under it.
  • Realtek should now be in the list
  • Select the required speakers (in my case, High Def Audio device, I also use the single green jack on the back of the PC)
  • You should now have sound, I did.
Hope this helps.
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18 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

I don't like being the system specs police but they really help.When people try and help you. Thanks.Fabe No sound-usercp-1.png

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