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Old 03-27-2018, 06:23 AM   #1
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I have no sound from my pc, tried all trouble shoot fixes with no joy, everything is set enabled, no conflicts, all driver are up to date.

on start up the windows sound does play, but when i try to play videos, you tube or just music, i have nothing from the speakers.

running xp SP3

any ideas please
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Old 03-27-2018, 07:20 AM   #2
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Ok, if you have firefox, launch youtube and check if the mute button on the Tab is enabled, not in the video, but in the tab, for some weird reason I had this issue and was a simple fix.

Also test using a headset..
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I would also check the default playback device is set to speakers.
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Also when playing a Youtube video be sure the Speaker icon, Volume button next to the Play button is not muted with an X over it.
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