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No Sound After Installing Service Pack 2 Help

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ToxicAvenger360, Nov 2, 2007.

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  1. ToxicAvenger360

    ToxicAvenger360 Thread Starter

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    Hi

    I had service pack 1a and then the auto update got me to install service pack 2 but after installing it when i go to media player it says Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There might not be a sound device installed on your computer, it might be in use by another program, or it might not be functioning properly.

    but i no it worked fine before installing service pack 2 because i re-installed xp and all working fine and then service pack 2 gets installed agian then the same message appears when trying to use media player. When i go to control panel and sound it says some thing along the lines of there been no sound installed but i no for affect that it is installed but any way try ed uninstalling it and reinstalling it but still no go so someone please help
     
  2. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Hiya and welcome

    Are you still having this problem? If so, go to Control Panel | System. Hardware tab | Device Manager.

    Under Sound, are there any !'s showing? If so, expand the + to give the name of your soundcard. Also, rightclick on the card, select Properties, then Driver tab. What's the version number?

    Regards

    eddie
     
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