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I have erased my volume device from my laptop by going in to control panel and remove programmes now

Posted by: Satwinder K.      28 Jun 2009 @ 22:03
I have erased my volume device from my laptop by going in to control panel and remove programmes now

I have erased my volume device from my laptop by going in to control panel and remove programmes now i dont get any sound from laptop

Reply by: Alan D. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Oakham, LE15      28 Jun 2009 @ 23:18
RE: I have erased my volume device from my laptop by going in to control panel and remove programmes now

You have probably either removed the sound driver, or the sound card software. You can probably fix it yourself, but we need to know what operating system you are running, e.g. XP, Vista etc. The instructions may be slightly different.

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Reply by: Alan B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Cambridge, CB22      28 Jun 2009 @ 23:52
RE: I have erased my volume device from my laptop by going in to control panel and remove programmes now

If you have done this recently, you may be able to use System Restore to undo your mistake. Start System Restore from (All) Programs - Accessories - System Tools and restore your computer to a date before you uninstalled your audio software.

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Reply by: Robin N. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Watchet, TA23      29 Jun 2009 @ 01:52
RE: I have erased my volume device from my laptop by going in to control panel and remove programmes now

Satwinder K. - A simple lesson for you - "If it ain't broke, don't try and fix it". In other words; why fiddle in the control panel and delete your audio capability in the first place? I'm just interested to see what motivates people; nothing personal :)

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Reply by: Darren W. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Hartlepool, TS24      29 Jun 2009 @ 19:47
RE: I have erased my volume device from my laptop by going in to control panel and remove programmes now

Just because you have uninstalled the software doesnt not necesserly mean the driver have been completly removed from you system is more than likely they are still stored in system32 somewhere simply open device manager find you device and simply search for drivers windows should find the drivers for you, reboot and hey prestow it should work! If on the otherhand it does not work go to the manufactures website of you laptop and download the drivers! If u have any problems post the make and model of ur laptop and ill post the correct site for you mate!

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      29 Jun 2009 @ 21:42
RE: I have erased my volume device from my laptop by going in to control panel and remove programmes now

if system restore won't do it then trying to fuss around with the system32 folder certainly won't
At a chance a driver rollback from within device manager MAY, but is not easy to explain
A system restore is the easiest fix and in this case should be the first thing to try. - as already advised by Alan B

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