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Windows 7: Speaker icon missing Windows 7

17 Dec 2013   #11
baitmn

win 7-32,64, Win 8.1
 
 

Brink,
Sorry for the late reply but this is what I have check out since then.

Were you able to turn on the Volume icon as posted above?

If not, was it grayed out? yes it is gray out, have try turn all on it still does not enable the speaker to be turn on

System Icons - Enable or Disable
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Do you have you audio drivers installed? yes new installed both new video driver have try 8 new version, for the audio have try 2 version still no speaker icon, seems to me that it could be window system maybe how would you check if it is turn on on not.???
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Have try opition number two no sucess there,
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have try option number one it now put a speaker icon only when you open the sound icon in the control panel, but it is not enable still gray out, system still think the digital audio s/pdif is the main sound device. How to you switch it over ???
I click on the audio driver file VIA HD deck, when in the control panel does nothing also no sound output or open the file for audio, any idea where to go from here???
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Have try the enable volume notification icon registry file, it says it is done, but I have check with regedit. it show no value change, I not sure on this one..
Brink, I download the enable registry notifaction icon, then check with regedit at the location it shows nothing default value set


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17 Dec 2013   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

What options do you have below now?

Speaker icon missing Windows 7
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17 Dec 2013   #13
rvcjew

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64
 
 

are you sure its just not disabled for some reason make sure you can see disabled devices, and what does your device manager say about your sound devices?


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19 Dec 2013   #14
baitmn

win 7-32,64, Win 8.1
 
 

Brink
I wanted to show you a pic of the problem here with the missing iconSpeaker icon missing Windows 7-device-mgr-sound-playback.jpg


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20 Dec 2013   #15
rvcjew

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64
 
 

so that pic is with show disabled devices checked? and your sound was not through your gpu right? as in your sound is not through something like a hdmi cable to a tv, and it is through a 3.5mm jack?
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21 Dec 2013   #16
baitmn

win 7-32,64, Win 8.1
 
 

Brink & rvcjew
Big changes from the last report, visit the VIA Chip Maker site found another version of drivers for my audio chip set that they put out.
now have SOUND coming out of the SPEAKER,
see pic Speaker icon missing Windows 7-speaker.jpg
I would like to thank all of you for the help and efforts on this...


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21 Dec 2013   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Great news.
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21 Dec 2013   #18
baitmn

win 7-32,64, Win 8.1
 
 

Brink

That was the best present Santa could bring me this year,
Hope it stay there for a long time...
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16 Jul 2015   #19
neks23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Start windows task manager, find explorer.exe in Processes tab, end that process and than run that same process again
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