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Could you help out a fellow hubber? Need Help Now!!

  1. schoolgirlforreal profile image75
    schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago

    Hi
    Thanks
    My computer lost its sound cause I removed too many files. What can I do?

    manythanks hmm

    1. Timstown profile image76
      Timstownposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      What operating system do you have?

      1. schoolgirlforreal profile image75
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Windows xp

        1. Timstown profile image76
          Timstownposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Hopefully I know what I'm saying, but... try right clicking on my computer, clicking on device manager, and seeing if it shows that you have a sound card installed.   If so, click on properties for that and see if it says the device is enabled.  If that doesn't end up making sense, sorry.   It's been awhile since I've tried to offer tech support to anyone.

          1. schoolgirlforreal profile image75
            schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            it says sound,video and game controllers , wouldn't say enabled or not

            1. Timstown profile image76
              Timstownposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              If you click on the little plus sign or arrow or whatever a list should come down saying...  something "display audio" or... something else audio.   Something along those lines.  No?

  2. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 6 years ago

    Restore it to a prior date?  I've tried that before and it has never worked, but it should, as long as you haven't emptied the trash can.

    You might also go to the trash can and re-install the deleted files.

    1. schoolgirlforreal profile image75
      schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      oops! I did empty the trash can. and tried to restore - wouldn't let me go back far enough.
      thx thou!

  3. WryLilt profile image85
    WryLiltposted 6 years ago

    Have you:

    Tried going into your sound settings (little microphone bottom right.)

    Tried using a different speaker or headset.

    Restarted your computer.

    Using the help & troubleshooting guide for your computer's OS?

    Re installing off the windows CD.

    1. schoolgirlforreal profile image75
      schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      there is no mic on bottom right
      have restarted yes
      will try the others thx

      1. rebekahELLE profile image89
        rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        did you try the mic icon in the bottom status bar?

        1. schoolgirlforreal profile image75
          schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I looked and saw other icons but no mic

          1. rebekahELLE profile image89
            rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            it may be hidden. did you click on the white arrow to open up the rest of them. it's a little gray open mic, or more like a speaker.

            1. schoolgirlforreal profile image75
              schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              yeah i did. does it mean i deleted it or that my speakers don't work?

              1. rebekahELLE profile image89
                rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                you don't see one?

                go to Control Panel and click on sounds, speech and audio devices.

                then click on the sounds icon. click hardware to see what it says about device status.

                you can try that and see what it says.
                you think you deleted it?

                1. schoolgirlforreal profile image75
                  schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  ok it says they are fine
                  but I still can't hear, my speakers may have died,
                  but i unplugged them, and the computer speaker doesn't work
                  ?

                  1. rebekahELLE profile image89
                    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    hmm, it sounds like your volume is down. when you went to the sounds icon in the control panel, did you notice the volume setting?  you may have to reset it.

                    otherwise, I suggest going into your help section and entering 'no sound.' hope you figure it out.

 
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