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NO sound device!! Please help!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by madison.c, Apr 7, 2008.

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  1. madison.c

    madison.c Thread Starter

    Apr 7, 2008
    Hi, I'm having problems with the sound on my computer. My speakers are working properly, but, my computer has no sound. Under Sound, Speech and Audio Devices/ under volume, I have no Audio Device. I try to run the sound recorder and it says 'Another application is recording audio. Stop recording with this other application and then try to record with Sound Recorder again' --- I have a built in sound card, and the computer recently had a new motherboard installed. I'm pretty good at working computers but, I'm not so good at how the inside of my computer works. Please if anyone could help that would be great!!! Here is my computer profile summary from Belarc Advisor. *I don't know if it's needed, but just in case.


    Operating System System Model
    Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (build 2600) Gateway 2000
    3.07 gigahertz Intel Celeron D
    16 kilobyte primary memory cache
    512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
    Main Circuit Board:
    Board: Intel Corporation D915GAG AAC87709-303
    Serial Number: BQAG55000919
    Bus Clock: 66 megahertz
    BIOS: Intel Corp. AG91510J.15A.0816.2005.0214.1818 02/14/2005
    80.02 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    72.85 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    LITE-ON COMBO LTC-48161H [CD-ROM drive]
    3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

    WDC WD800EB-11DJF0 [Hard drive] (80.02 GB) -- drive 0

    Memory Modules:

    502 Megabytes Installed Memory

    Slot 'J6H1' has 512 MB (serial number 0xF308AA59)
    Slot 'J6H2' is Empty
    Slot 'J6J1' is Empty
    Slot 'J6J2' is Empty

    Local Drive Volumes

    c: (NTFS on drive 0) 80.02 GB 72.85 GB free
    Network Drives
    None detected

    Users (mouse over user name for details)
    local user accounts last logon
    ERIC 4/7/2008 3:29:00 PM (admin)
    Guest 4/7/2008 12:39:23 PM
    MADISON 4/7/2008 4:32:36 PM (admin)
    local system accounts
    Administrator never (admin)
    ASPNET never
    HelpAssistant never
    SUPPORT_388945a0 never

    DISABLED Marks a disabled account; LOCKED OUT Marks a locked account
    hp psc 1200 series on USB001
    Microsoft XPS Document Writer on XPS
    Standard floppy disk controller
    Intel(R) 82801FB Ultra ATA Storage Controllers - 2651
    Intel(R) 82801FB/FBM Ultra ATA Storage Controllers - 266F
    Primary IDE Channel [Controller] (2x)
    Secondary IDE Channel [Controller]
    None Detected
    Bus Adapters:
    ntel(R) 82801FB/FBM USB Universal Host Controller - 2658
    Intel(R) 82801FB/FBM USB Universal Host Controller - 2659
    Intel(R) 82801FB/FBM USB Universal Host Controller - 265A
    Intel(R) 82801FB/FBM USB Universal Host Controller - 265B
    Intel(R) 82801FB/FBM USB2 Enhanced Host Controller - 265C
    Unimodem Half-Duplex Audio Device
    56Kbps Internal Modem

    1394 Net Adapter
    USB Cable Modem 351000
    primary Auto IP Address: / 21
    Dhcp Server:
    Physical Address: 00:1E:4C:AA:1C:27

    Networking Dns Servers:
    Other Devices:
    OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
    hp psc 1200 series
    Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    Microsoft PS/2 Mouse
    USB Composite Device
    USB Printing Support
    USB Root Hub (5x)
    psc 1200 (DOT4PRINT)
    Virus Protection:
    McAfee VirusScan Version 99.9.99
    Realtime File Scanning On

    All required security hotfixes (using the 03/11/2008 Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary) have been installed.

    Software Versions (mouse over * for details, click * for location) [Back to Top]
    Adobe Reader Version *
    Arobas Music - Guitar Pro Version *
    Banner Blue Software Incorporated - Microsoft Organization Chart Version 2,0,0,1016 *
    Belarc, Inc. - Advisor Version 7.2x *
    Cinematronics - 3D Pinball Version 5.1.2600.2180 *
    Full Tilt Poker Version 4, 13, 34, 6 *
    Hewlett-Packard - ICE 1.1 Version 1,2,0,38 *
    Hewlett-Packard Co. - hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series Version *
    Hewlett-Packard Co. - hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series Version *
    Hewlett-Packard Company - HP Memories Disc Creator Software Version *
    Hewlett-Packard hpotdd01 Version 1, 0, 0, 1 *
    HP PML Version 6, 0, 0, 0 *
    Hpi_Prnt Application Version *
    LimeWire Version 1, 0, 0, 2 *
    McAfee Integrated Security Platform Version 2,1,0,0 *
    McAfee Personal Firewall Version *
    McAfee Proxy Version 2,0,0,0 *
    McAfee SecurityCenter Version 8,0,0,0 *
    McAfee SecurityCenter Version 8,1,0,0 *
    McAfee SiteAdvisor Version 2,5,0,0 *
    McAfee SiteAdvisor Version 2,6,0,0 *
    McAfee VirusScan API Version 12,1,0,0 *
    McAfee VirusScan Version 12,0,0,0 *
    McAfee, Inc. - VSCORE. *
    Microsoft (r) Windows Script Host Version *
    Microsoft Corporation - Clip Gallery 3.0 for Windows Version 3.0 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Internet Explorer Version 7.00.6000.16608 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Messenger Version 4.7.3001 * Microsoft Corporation - Messenger Version 8.5.1302 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows Installer - Unicode Version 3.1.4000.1823 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows Live installer Version 12.0.1471.1025 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows Live Mail Version 12.0.1606 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows Live Photo Gallery Version 12.0.1329 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows Live Writer Version 12.0.1367.1128 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows Movie Maker Version 2.1.4026.0 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows® NetMeeting® Version 3.01 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Zone.com Version 1.2.626.1 *
    Microsoft Data Access Components Version 3.525.1117.0 *
    Microsoft Excel Version 8.0a *
    Microsoft Office Binder Version 8.0.3501 *
    Microsoft Office Version 8.0.3512 *
    Microsoft Outlook Version 8.0 *
    Microsoft Outlook Version 8.02 *
    Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows Version 8.0 *
    Microsoft® .NET Framework Version 2.0.50727.1433 *
    Microsoft® .NET Framework Version 3.0.4506.30 *
    Microsoft® Access Version 8.0.4122 *
    Microsoft® Find Fast Version 8.0 *
    Microsoft® Schedule+ for Windows 95(TM) Version 7.5 *
    Microsoft® Word for Windows® 97 Version 8.0 *
    Mozilla Corporation - Firefox Version *
    Sun Microsystems, Inc. - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U5 Version *
    www.BitComet.com - BitComet Version 1.00 *
    www.BitComet.com - CometBrowser.exe Version 1.1 *
    www.BitComet.com - FlvPlayer Version 20070105 *
  2. Dr. Chauncey

    Dr. Chauncey

    Oct 25, 2007
    It isn't a missing sound driver is it?
  3. mtbird


    Dec 10, 2001
  4. madison.c

    madison.c Thread Starter

    Apr 7, 2008
    It says it has no audio driver. All it says is audio codecs. I've tried installing drivers, but, I think I was installing the wrong ones.. I don't know. I've checked before and it says the computer detects no sound card, but, there is one built into the computer?!
  5. madison.c

    madison.c Thread Starter

    Apr 7, 2008
    all of my volume and everything is grayed out. I can't activate sound at all.
  6. madison.c

    madison.c Thread Starter

    Apr 7, 2008
    ok so I'm downloading what you said, and waiting.. . . . I'll post my results shortly. Thanks!
  7. madison.c

    madison.c Thread Starter

    Apr 7, 2008
    :D:D:D:DThank you SO MUCH!!! Really, I'm retarded or something because that worked!!! I had a friend who was supposedly 'computer savvy' and downloaded a bunch of CRAP on my computer and couldn't fix this problem and it only took you a second! I REALLY APPRECIATE IT! Thanks again you're the best!
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