No sound or media works on my computer.. what's wrong??

By toolshuggah
Jan 7, 2008
  1. Using Windows Vista. It worked fine yesterday. First of all, when I try to play any song, it puts a red X next to it and says it cannot play file, and that there may be something wrong with my sound driver. Well I checked my driver and it says it's working fine. Second thing is, I can't get any media (or sound) to work from the internet. When I go to (for example), it will play the clip, but the entire web page and whatever's playing will be very choppy with no sound, sometimes eventually freezing internet explorer. What in the world is going on here??
    Please HELP!! I need my media back!!
  2. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 3,908

    could be malware related, but I would try going to either the manufacturer of you motherboard (if you have onboard sound) or the manufacturer of your sound card and download the latest drivers to see if it fixes your problem

    Windows always says this device is working properly
  3. eva622

    eva622 TS Rookie

    ( because i delete a file by mistake) i do this before and fix
    start-my computer-hard disk drives and options(usin the last button of your computer mouse)-tools and them i click in backup
    also before you do anything ,read more about this option in your
    help and support center search backup
    (sorry my english in not good)
  4. toolshuggah

    toolshuggah TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Well I just did a system restore and that seemed to fix the problem.. thanks for your help though!
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