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Windows 7: Sound problem

16 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
Sound problem


I installed Windows 7 Starter on a very old laptop.
I have Win 7 on my PC since the 1st beta came out.
Now I have the full Ultimate.

Back to my laptop,
I dont know why but there is no sound. In the taskbar is the sound icon with a little red cross (x). When I open it the troubleshooter opens and chechks the problem but dont find anything.
what can I do

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16 Oct 2010   #2

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.

Maybe its a (legacy)driver problem.
Plz state the specs of your laptop.

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16 Oct 2010   #3
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10

You may want to go to the manufacturers site and see if there are new drivers available. A red X usually means no audio device is installed. Probably a driver problem. You may have to uninstall/reinstall them.

Here is a link with some instructions for restoring the audio.

No sound, red x on volume icon, driver problem?
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16 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium

Some have had luck with this just by opening the mixer and moving the level control up and down.

What does it show in Device manager.

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