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Windows 7: No audio output device installed???

07 Dec 2010   #11
Aphelion

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
@ Aphelion,

You need to understand how he got here.... BSOD when browsing the web
Ah... ok, thanks for that.

I was just looking at the Device manager he posted.

Regardless of anything else... it looks like the nVidia nForce driver package installed the nVidia audio drivers... this used to be a known problem with nVidia driver packages, it will stop all audio from working, (the MB has a Realtek audio chip)

And if he does have integrated video and not using it, shouldn't it be disabled in the BIOS.

Ap


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08 Dec 2010   #12
smurof7neves

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

I have a question: do you want me to uninstall all of my graphics drivers? Including the sound (yes I know it's not graphics)?

Will I still be able to see the screen if I do that?
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08 Dec 2010   #13
Aphelion

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smurof7neves View Post
I have a question: do you want me to uninstall all of my graphics drivers? Including the sound (yes I know it's not graphics)?

Will I still be able to see the screen if I do that?

Someone had mentioned that, I think the system will install it's own basic drivers.

I was talking up about uninstalling all of the nvidia stuff under sound.
Or installing everything under sound and let Windows find the audio device after a reboot.

I would take a look under control panel/Programs & Features and see if there's any other audio drivers installed besides the Realtek or Microsoft HD.

Ap
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08 Dec 2010   #14
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Smurof7neves found that his sound problem was caused by a Windows update.
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Sorry, Carl. Apparently it was some "critical update" that Windows made to my system, because after I restored the computer to before that, the sound worked again.

On that note, I'm still getting the bluescreens. I have been unsuccessful in updating my graphics software.
https://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...ml#post1118215

We are still working on the cause of the BSOD's.
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08 Dec 2010   #15
Aphelion

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Smurof7neves found that his sound problem was caused by a Windows update.
Quote:
Sorry, Carl. Apparently it was some "critical update" that Windows made to my system, because after I restored the computer to before that, the sound worked again.

On that note, I'm still getting the bluescreens. I have been unsuccessful in updating my graphics software.
https://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...ml#post1118215

We are still working on the cause of the BSOD's.

Thanks-

I had thought audio stopped again.

Good luck on the BSOD's.

Ap
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08 Dec 2010   #16
Commodore Pet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Sorry guys, I meant sound drivers earlier not graphics drivers. This cold medicine that I am on is doing strange things to my mind!
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