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Windows 7: Sound disabled after downloading Windows 7 SP1

06 Sep 2011   #1

Sound disabled after downloading Windows 7 SP1

Hi, downloaded Windows7 SP1 on an HP Pavilion laptop and since then get a message that my speakers are disabled (as are headphones). The drivers claim to be up to date, I've tried disinstalling them, updating nothing seems to work....worse still when I tried to run system restore I discovered that I hadn't set a restore point ( I'm sure it told me it was doing this during SP1 download) any ideas? Thanks

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06 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Hi and welcome to Seven forums.

What doe's it show as the default playback device?

To find out goto Start>Control Panel>Sounds , you should then get a screen similar to the one below.

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06 Sep 2011   #3

windows 7 SP1 sounds [no sounds]

Hi, thanks for your interest, the speakers are set as the default device.
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06 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Unplug the speaker connection. Plug it back in.
Does a jack detection pop-up appear?
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06 Sep 2011   #5


it's a laptop with intergrated speakers
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