No Sound From Speakers - plz help!

By klaimkilla
Feb 21, 2007
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  1. My speakers work just fine if I'm playing music from a file on my computer (winamp pops up), but if I want to watch a video online, or listen to any kind of audio online, there is no sound. I have gone to the gateway site and dl all the sound drivers they had listed for my serial #, because I wasn't sure which one to dl, and I think "maybe" one is interfering with the other, so I disabled the Unimodem Half-Duplex Audio Device (whatever that is), rebooted, and same problem. This site has saved me before...I'll keep my fingers crossed. Here is some preliminary info:


    ***SOUND DEVICE***
    Name Creative Audigy Audio Processor (WDM)
    Manufacturer Creative Technology, Ltd.
    Status OK
    PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_1102&DEV_0004&SUBSYS_00581102&REV_03\4&11CD5334&0&60F0
    I/O Port 0x0000DF80-0x0000DF9F
    IRQ Channel IRQ 17
    Driver c:\winnt\system32\drivers\ctaud2k.sys (5.12.01.0241-1.31.0010, 814.55 KB (834,100 bytes), 13/06/2002 11:42 AM)

    Name Unimodem Half-Duplex Audio Device
    Manufacturer Microsoft
    Status Error
    PNP Device ID MODEMWAVE\0\{D5E83035-BA4B-4B53-ADC1-EBBC22FCB2DC}
    Driver c:\winnt\system32\drivers\modemcsa.sys (5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148), 15.75 KB (16,128 bytes), 13/06/2002 11:39 AM)



    ****SYSTEM INFORMATION****
    OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
    OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    System Name DAZZLE
    System Manufacturer Gateway
    System Model LEXINGTON
    System Type X86-based PC
    Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 4 GenuineIntel ~1993 Mhz
    BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MV85010A.15A.0049.P07.0204171416, 17/04/2002
    SMBIOS Version 2.3
    Windows Directory C:\WINNT
    System Directory C:\WINNT\system32
    Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    Locale Canada
    Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
    User Name DAZZLE\Owner
    Time Zone Pacific Standard Time
    Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    Available Physical Memory 56.84 MB
    Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    Page File Space 1.22 GB
    Page File C:\pagefile.sys
  2. --Timmy--

    --Timmy-- Newcomer, in training Posts: 49

    Plug some earphones into your speakers, reboot the pc and see if there is any output from the earphones.
  3. klaimkilla

    klaimkilla Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Two problems with that...no earphone jack on my speakers, and I dont own any earphones.
  4. Ruben

    Ruben Newcomer, in training Posts: 105

    disable onboard sound in BIOS, look under integrated peripherials or similar, there should be ac97 entry > DISABLE.

    As for your Audigy sound card, try to find out which model it exactly is and get drivers for it from Creative site. Maybe you just need a new driver.
  5. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TechSpot Maniac Posts: 544

    It sounds identical to the problem that I had a few builds ago. I had an Audigy 2 card in mine, which performed perfectly. Then, as Service Pack 2 came out, I had all kinds of sound problems. I was running an ASUS K8 series mobo, and sometimes there was no sound, sometimes I'd get a high pitched whine in the background and other times crackling and hissing noises. Don't know if it's a board problem, sound driver problem, SP2 problem or a combination. If I removed service pack 2, the problems disappeared. Installed service pack 2 again, and had the same problems. It was so irritating that I just swapped out the card and replaced it.
  6. christianboy

    christianboy Newcomer, in training

    when i listen to my music on a music file it works but when i go online on internet explorer and play a song there seems to be no sound wtf do i do
  7. klaimkilla

    klaimkilla Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    So I downloaded the new driver, I've actually done this a few times with no results, but this time I ACTUALLY followed the installation instructions. Huh. Who KNEW! Speakers are just fine. Audio's up and running.
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