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Sound is back but very quiet!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by insomnia420, Sep 10, 2003.

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  1. insomnia420

    insomnia420 Thread Starter

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    My computer is a Thinkpad 600E running Win 98.

    The problem I am having is that every time I restart my computer, I loose my sound. I don't hear anything and when I try to play files in Winamp, the spectrum analyzer will move for about a second and then just stop. I would say that the sound is just freezing up, but i don't hear anything when that happens. I don't even hear my startup wav's. The strangest thing is that when I just shutdown the computer and then power it back on, the sound works perfectly. Does anyone have a clue what is going on?
     
  2. Kerri Ann

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    what tool are you using to set the sound settings?
     
  3. insomnia420

    insomnia420 Thread Starter

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    I don't know what tool I am using to set the sound. I'm not really sure what your refering to. Are you talking about the drivers, the programs that I am trying to run?
     
  4. Djas00

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    Try uninstalling and reinstalling your sound card. Make sure that the sound card is configured right in windows.
     
  5. insomnia420

    insomnia420 Thread Starter

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    Heres the deal. I was having some problems where my sound would quit on me every time that I would restart. So after weeks of looking, I found on the IBM website that win 98 does not work well with WDM drivers. So I attempt to replace them and then something goes wrong. Being the idiot that I am, I screw something up and I don't have any sound at all. Well after pulling out most of my hair, I finally reinstalled the drivers that came with my computer. I'm not sure if I did it right though because now the sound that I did get back is very quiet. I am really getting sick of all the problems my computer is giving me. Can someone help?
     
  6. ~Candy~

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    Hi and welcome, I've merged both threads so that the complete history is together. You've checked the volume levels in the icon on the task bar?
     
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