No sound for anything on the internet, but offline programs work fine

By lochieg ยท 6 replies
Jan 15, 2008
  1. Hi everyone, the title pretty much says it all...If I go to sites such as myspace to listen to music, the player says it's playing, yet there's no sound. When I play something out of iTunes or Media Player though, it works fine and I can hear it.

    I've fiddled with all the settings I can find but can't seem to fix it. I'm pretty sure I'm overlooking something obvious, so i was hoping someone could point me in the direction of the problem.

    Thanks heaps (in advance)!
  2. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

  3. lochieg

    lochieg TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks heaps for that, it looks perfect. Problem is, I couldn't find the drivers32 location anywhere...that is, it wasn't in

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Drivers32

    So I downloaded the general flash no sound registry fix but that doesn't seem to have worked either...does the absence of drivers32 have anything to do with do you think?

  4. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

    I checked on my computer,and drivers32 is in -

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Drivers32

    Do you see the subtle difference ? :)

    There also a few more solutions at the bottom of HERE
  5. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    ya know I looked and looked everywhere did not find this
    bow s head
    my old seedbox now plays streaming sound
    and no reboot
    I thought it was the stupid cheap video surveillance card
    that stopped it
  6. lochieg

    lochieg TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ohhh LEGEND!
    Thanks so much, the msacm32.drv file had been quarantined (I'm currently getting rid of a trojan).

    Thanks again and as a Bob Dylan fan I like your username!
  7. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    mmm my file was ok
    see if you can find a clean one on the net
    or false positive
    process website days this is 46% dangerous
    pretty weird if its needed for streaming media
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