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Windows 7: Cannot get sound to play after clean install

01 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Cannot get sound to play after clean install

After doing a clean install, I noticed I'm not getting any playback. The computer recognizes the speakers alright. There are no X marks and the visualization shows that it is picking up sound waves. I have a High Definition Audio Device and I'm using the latest driver from Microsoft. I have tried to update several times but it says my driver is up-to-date.

Any clues as to how to fix this?

Please reply and save a life.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

Welcome Iorek please list your system specs. You'll get more help. Cannot get sound to play after clean install-usercp-1.png

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