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Windows 7: No Audio Output Device is Installed

12 Dec 2011   #151
rubyrubyroo

MS Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit (Family Pack Lic.) Upgrade
 
 

Although a hardware issue has not been ruled out completely eiger3970, there would be a lot cheaper ways to test that out, using a hardware offline tool run from a downloaded DVD, and/or downloading a non-windows OS like Linux and seeing if the problem magically disappears, or persists (Cruxone Just wants to try to fix all the errors we have found with the windows installation. So it's a good idea, but it also won't apply to all computers. And we've been through d/l-ing the venders drivers, too but Congrats on your system!

Cruxone, I've usually found that the DVD-RWs are used for movies/music that is used for a DVD player on a home standalone player (and should be labeled with that type of thing) I'd have to search to double check myself, but I thought DVD+RW's are best used for computer files storage and DVD(+/-)RW can be used either way - although it really always comes down to the individual DVD/CD Player/Recorder. There are actually quite a few other kinds too, but I rarely see them. I have had trouble with using DVD-RW's in the past and switching to the plus type fixed the problem. So, That kind of leaves me unsure what to say, since - short of buying a Factory Full System Recovery Disc (assuming they produce them) for like $50 and waiting quite a while for it to be delivered - this will be your only lifeline and I don't want to tell you to take a chance, is it possible to exchange it for the +RW's , maybe? or do you have one or two of those aside from what you bought?........


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12 Dec 2011   #152
cruxone

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I will look for +s. I still need to solve the space issue (only 4 GB free.)
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12 Dec 2011   #153
rubyrubyroo

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okay, its gotta be either virtual space/page file taking up more room, the hyberfil.sys "returning", system restore points starting to work and take up the newly opened up space or updates. Or possibly just junk that a cleaner could fix..


try running the tiny free program here: WinDirStat

And posting a full screen "Maximized" window of the finished run as a screen capture (it should only take a minute or two to do all that probably)

Mike


ADD: If hyberfil.sys is still there is should be rather obvious, as it's ~4GB!
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12 Dec 2011   #154
cruxone

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 


That ISO file (represented by the aqua box) is not allowing me to remove it. Says it is because it is running in system.
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12 Dec 2011   #155
rubyrubyroo

MS Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit (Family Pack Lic.) Upgrade
 
 

So while your getting that, I just wanted to check and make sure: you did not download the image file from above (Windows-64bit...blah blah..iso) where I had asked to put it on E : (I'm assuming from what you said that you did not, but just to clarify)?
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12 Dec 2011   #156
cruxone

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Correct.
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12 Dec 2011   #157
rubyrubyroo

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so you dont need the iso file for RS, we can delete that for tons of space.

Do you have MBAM free version malware scannner?




(RS = "Rosetta Stone")

(MBAM = "Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware")
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12 Dec 2011   #158
cruxone

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I do not need that iso. I dont think I have an MBAM. Again, it's not letting me delete it though.
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12 Dec 2011   #159
rubyrubyroo

MS Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit (Family Pack Lic.) Upgrade
 
 

Okay then - in WinDirStat window, click on that huge ISO image file for Rosetta and in the menu above click: Edit >> Copy Path

THEN JUST D/L THE ONE PART YOU NEED RIGHT THIS MOMENT: fileASSASSIN

That should be a direct link to the download at the MBAM site for fileASSASSIN, which you should download/install and run. Then there will be a box where you can enter the path/name of the file you want to delete, or click the [...] button to browse for it. Since you have it copied in memory, you should be able to simply click in the open space of the box (NOT the button [...] !!) and simply press ctrl + V to paste the entire path as long as it works, then be sure the top radio-button (round shaped check box) is selected for Attempt FileASSASSIN's method for file processing (probably already selected) and then make sure ALL FOUR (4) including the last "delete the file" check-boxes are checked (leaving on the untouched "Radio button's" at the bottom of the window: "Use delete....." & "Use normal......". Now cross your fingers and press [Execute] button. hopefully this will take care of it, otherwise an "offline" uninstall maybe required.


Mike
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12 Dec 2011   #160
rubyrubyroo

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did you try this? or are you busy?
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