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Windows 7: Windows 7 default audio not working but sounds played with software

22 Aug 2018   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi Nic,
Thanks for the list: I already use about half of those tools on top of Emsisoft Emergency Kit for manual scanning and Eset Smart Security as antivirus.
The Windows Update process has been already performed; it took less than 6/7 minutes to list the hundreds of updates. But I preferred to upgrade 'organically' by types of updates choosing e.g. Critical first, then Security, Cumulative, language packs, etc..
All in all it was a 3/4 hrs process, most of it unattended. Other details are posted in the Repair Install thread.
What it counts is I've got those sounds back.
Thank you again for your help.

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23 Aug 2018   #12

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN

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Yep, what matters is that your issue is resolved!

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