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Windows 7: No Voice!

28 Nov 2009   #1
param

Windows 7
 
 
No Voice!

Just a few days ago I found to my surprise that the sound is not working in windows 7RC while it is working in XP. Did microsoft block it as I am thinking? I tried sound recorder with the same result and an error message 'sound recorder not available'. If this is from microsoft they should have sent a notification. Anybody has any similar experience?Any information regarding this?


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28 Nov 2009   #2
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Something else is wrong, sound is not blocked in any version of W7. I would start by looking at the sound card and driver in the Device Manager.
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28 Nov 2009   #3
BugMeister

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

can you post a dxdiag print-out
it might show some clues..
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28 Nov 2009   #4
fireberd

Windows 7/8.1/10 64 bit
 
 

Normally, the XP sound drivers are incompatible with Win 7 (or Vista). Do you have at a minimum Vista sound drivers you can install.

Vista (and Win 7) handle the sound functions differently than older OS' such as XP and the reason (in almost every case) a new sound driver is installed. In some cases Win 7 will search and install the correct driver, apparently it could not find one so you will have to provide it.
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29 Nov 2009   #5
param

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you very much to all. It was working fine till recently. Strangely one day it happened. I checked device manager, looks everything normal and XP in another partition working fine. Anyway, I will check further. Thank you.
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03 Dec 2009   #6
param

Windows 7
 
 

I tried to update the driver even though the status of the device read 'working normally'. But the driver is up to date. Really very strange!
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