The sound isn't working...

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by Devourer, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Devourer

    Devourer New Member

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    I own an HP Pavilion zv6000, and recently installed Windows 7 on it. The OS is great, and I can't find any glitches in it-as far as daily usage goes-except for one. THE SOUND ISN'T WORKING! I installed the latest Realtek driver, and when I go to the device manager and click on "Realtek AC'97 Audio", the dialog box that comes up says "This device cannot start. (Code 10)". Can anyone help?
     
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    Devourer New Member

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    I really need help with this.
     
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    loathe New Member

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    Try clicking "update driver" in the device manager under your audio driver. If that dont work uninstall the driver and reboot, Windows might find a working driver, and if that does work try installing the new driver in compatibility mode
     
  4. rollingstar35

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    I too installed the windows 7 ultimate and found that there is no sound, i tried to do that by searching for any drivers for windows 7, but they are not out yet. I have a lenovo machine, so what I did was, I went to the lenovo site, downloaded the sound drivers for vista for my notebook model. I installed them, it worked. So, what I think is, download the sound drivers from your laptops company website for VISTA.

    BOB
     
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    I've looked and looked for the driver, and I've installed the latest Vista drivers, but nothing is working! I think I'm just going to go back to XP.
     
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    mine isnt working either but i had problems before and had a spare sound card (a long time ago) i forgot it was in there and never even used it so i am using that and it seems to work fine. it picks up both but just says there is no speakers plugged into the onboard sound???
     
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