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windows xp home edition-lost sound file

katie

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Feb 5, 2007
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#1
I have recently had norton firewall removed from my computer. I no longer have any sound coming from my speakers. I have been through the entire check, and the only thing I have heard so far is that their hass been corruption, and that the sound file has been removed? Is anyone farmiliar with this? Does this sound accurate? And, how can this be fixed? Thank you for any feedback.
 

Jamey

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Jan 21, 2006
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#2
There is a very useful web page for troubleshooting sound issues in Windows XP here:

Resources for Troubleshooting Sound Problems in Windows XP

This page is most likely to contain the appropriate solution. I think what has happened is that your sound drivers have somehow become corrupt (like somebody said to you). They will need reinstalling or replacing. That guide should help you resolve the issue.
 

regorsetay

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Feb 23, 2007
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#3
i just bought a new notebook computer and everything worked fine until i tried to install software for virus removal. shut me down. just kept trying to reboot, shut down, reboot, etc. i re-installed xp home and now have no sound. there is no sound device found anywhere. i've tried all the suggested fixes, drivers, etc. but it cannot find a sound device, so drivers are of no help. where did it go? help! computer is westinghouse nb-14w2
 

regorsetay

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Feb 23, 2007
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well, i finally figured it out. i got through to westinghouse and discovered that there was another cd buried in the box(just bought it so,..) resource cd. the reason i couldn't find any help on the net is because their notebook is proprietary. absolutley has to to have "their disk" thanks