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Vista sounds stopped working

  1. #1

    Join Date : Feb 2010
    Posts : 1
    Vista home
    Local Time: 01:21 AM

    Vista sounds stopped working

    Im running vista home on my tosh laptop. Suddenly windows sounds have stopped working, when you click on the speaker icon bottom right it not longer makes that annoying sound also youtube doesnt play sound etc.

    Sound does still work in media player though, i can still listen to cd's.

    anyone have a clue, very fustrating.

    drivers installed are realtek high definition audio 17/11/2006.

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  3. #2
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    Join Date : Nov 2008
    Columbia, MD
    Posts : 278
    Vista Home Premium 64-bit
    Local Time: 03:21 AM
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    Re: Vista sounds stopped working

    Left-click that little speaker icon on the bottom right.

    Click on "mixer."

    The various open "Applications" should all have the same levels or however you want them. Experiment with the faders to see how they work; they actually work really well for keeping your specified settings across applications.

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  4. #3

    Join Date : Feb 2010
    Posts : 1
    Vista ultimate 32 bit
    Local Time: 02:21 AM


    Re: Vista sounds stopped working

    Hello ,
    I am new here and hope to fit in . Now to my ? , I have the same problem as the OP and all I can add is that my wife's profile plays all sounds normally . I have tried all the above mentioned fixes and even went as far as trying to set up a new profile and copy old one to it...still won't work . I know it is something in my profile , but can't figure it out . I don't want to reinstall Vista , but.....any help would be greatly appreciated , thanks in advance ,

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