Let Windows fully load - it will automatically load an audio driver, but just let this complete. I woke up and rebooted my machine. Actually, the first time around was a 'refresh' as all files were retained. Kian Hi, I just had that same problem earlier on my hp envy 15 touchsmart. What can i do ive tried everything i did get it working but on re booth no sound. I had been trying to fix this for almost a week.
Second, the issue is a driver issue which could have easily been resolved by Lenovo but they didn't. When this has completed, right click the speaker icon in the Taskbar and select Playback Devices. He was not getting sound from the computer speakers after connecting to a new monitor. Now I'm wondering if I can install Windows 8. I am running Windows 8. Speakers no longer show up in the device listing although now that nothing is working I'm not sure if they ever did or if audio just came through Digital Display Audio.
Or you can use the Win+R key to get the run dialog box and type services. When this has completed, right click the speaker icon in the Taskbar and select Playback Devices. Hi guys I recently updated to windows 8. Hope this may help others who may experience the same issues. It is basically open sourced style of creation although not licenses as such. His problem was resolved when he restarted his laptop. Luke I am a volunteer and neither a Lenovo nor a Microsoft employee.
He has a Creative Soundblaster X-Fi sound card Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme 7. Good luck with it all! It wanted me to select stereo, quadraphonic, 5. Being a crowd supported solution it is highly vetted and there is next to no chance of it containing malicious code. I buy this, so I don't have to do it. So there is no question of this problem arriving to me.
You may still be free to use your computer but because it is using Windows scripts to fix the problems it has a tendency of steeling your cursor, making it difficult to type or post on forums etc. What century do you live in. First, it was Google Chrome that would mute itself. Did you try running windows updates? Feel free to visit sites like Bleeping computer etc that will confirm what I have to say. Hi there, A few days ago I updated from the Windows 8.
This should generally give a solution. Left click 'Speakers and Headphones' once to highlight it and then click the Set Default button - check if you now have audio. All was well in the world and once I upgraded to Windows 8. I'd like to update again, but today I looked to see if the problems had been fixed by Creative. How to Get Sound Back in Windows 8? Go to tweaking dot com. I would love to be watching my videos right now, but can't because I have no sound at all.
For this, you need to manually use the Device Manager in Windows. While using Windows 8, many users might experience missing sound. Any help at all would much much appreciated as this is driving me crazy! What if a device isn't installed properly Manually look at manufacturer's sites for drivers - and Device Maker's sites. Let it run and complete and don't cancel it once it has started. But then the sound stops again. The user had this problem only after updating to 8.
Fortunately, after just playing around with different settings, I managed to fix the problem. I hope this isnt your career field because youd get a kick in the balls everytime you do your job. More Related: In the second method, the tech guy suggested to update the sound driver. My whole experince of windows 8. Let me know how this goes. Click that and you will see a number of hosted download sources. It is backed by some of the best and reliable sources on the internet as well.
Mikeybb was having a different problem. Follow these steps to run the troubleshooter. Pre-step Try this first Note: To be sure, create a new Admin user account and see if there is nothing in your profile that has simply blocked the sound drivers for some reason? I've posted on the Creative forum as well but gotten no responses do far. Let Windows fully load - it will automatically load an audio driver, but just let this complete. I am having the exact same problem. Looking on the web it seems a problem with creative and when i try them they say their is now no support for sb xfi cards.