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Old 09-17-06, 02:30 PM
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Weird sound problem - please help...

My computer's sound is acting up. I have sound when I play something through Media Player or VLC or the likes - no problem. Also webcam plus sound via MSN messenger works fine.

However, all sounds through browser (IE, firefox, ...) has disappeard. Sites like youtube etc don't give any sound.

Also, the startup sound and shutdown sound of windows has disappeard.

I checked (start - settings - control panel - sounds and audio devices), and everything is set correct.

All was working, but as far as I remember, I must have hit some sort of hotkey or shortcut, and since then, I have these issues.

Any idea how to fix this?? Thanks!
Old 09-21-06, 02:20 PM
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Nobody can help? I almost can't believe it. The tech forum is stumped. The world stopped turning...

Seriously though. This is driving me nuts. Any suggestions?
Old 09-21-06, 03:15 PM
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I don't know, maybe remove your sound driver and load the latest one?
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tried reboot?
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What brand of computer do you have? Have you recently installed Quicktime or iTunes? My neighbor's Dell recently started doing the exact same thing, and I had to update his audio drivers, since there seemed to be a conflict between whatever was running before and what Quicktime/iTunes wanted to do.

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