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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by AtarahNaomi, Oct 9, 2008.

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  1. AtarahNaomi

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    for some reason my computer doesn't have volume. it makes a noise when i do caps lock, however it is no longer in the taskbar. when i looked at the settings for it in the list of taskbar programs, it was in the list of things that are no longer there. also, there is a shield with an X on it. there was no way to drag it back up. this is a major issue because this is my sisters laptop and she needs it back soon and i need to fix it. anywho, is there anyone out there who knows a sure way it can work because i've tried a lot of things and it just isnt working.

    atarah naomi:confused:
     
  2. dineshsmhdr

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    hi
    go to control panel
    sound and audio devices
    put a check in the option which says
    "place volume icon in the task bar"
    apply>ok.
     
  3. Everway9

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    Does your computer play any sound at all?

    Right click 'My Computer' and select 'Manage' then 'Device Manager'. Are there any exclamation or question marks? If so double click the line with the !/? and what does it say in the middle of the box?
     
  4. AtarahNaomi

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    yes, my computer makes "sounds" when i press caps lock and other things but when i do go to the control panel thing it says there is no audio device at all the volume control isnt there at all
     
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    This is Win 98 or Xp?
    In device manager what's listed under Sound Video Game Controllers.
     
  6. AtarahNaomi

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    oh ok well i did that and it said "the drivers for this device are not instaled (code 28)
     
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    oh under sounds videos and controllers it has:audio codecs, legacy audio drivers, legacy video capture devices, media control devices, and video codecs....also, under other devices, it says multimedia audio controller and it has a question mark and an explamation point on it
     
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    every time i do that it says that i need some kind of software
     
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    and i dont have the disks
     
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    Whats the make and model of your PC. then I'll get you the drivers you need
     
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    Search for the file on your computer by name. Sometimes they are not located where your computer expects to find them and you have to tell it where to look.

    If the file is there type the path to the folder where the file is located in the box at the bottom of the popup.
     
  14. AtarahNaomi

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    it says on the bottom of the lap top:
    Windows XP Home Edition
    Acer Incorperated
    Aspire 5002WLMi
     
  15. AtarahNaomi

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    oh and there used to be a thing under my caomputer>manage>device manager>other that said multimedia audio controller with a ? and ! next to it, but now its gone and it isnt there anymore under any of the other extended trees
     
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