If you see any red flag’s, exclamation marks or the phrase unknown devices, please remove them and reboot your unit. Click Start , and type device manager into the Start Search field. Update the audio driver from the HP Web site An updated audio driver might resolve the problem. This might be one of the following:. Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Selecting the type of Play Device as the default device yours might be different.

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HP and Compaq Desktop PCs – No Sound from the Speakers (Windows Vista)

May 23, Compaq Presario Notebook. If there is no sound coming presaeio the speaker, not even a humming noise, remove and replace the fuse. If the computer is experiencing sound problems after upgrading the operating system to Windows Vista, or the computer is experiencing sound problems in a particular software program, an. If you are using speakers built into your monitor, make sure sound is enabled for the monitor and volume is set to halfway. Properties button for Speakers. Plug headphones directly into the speaker out presarioo on the back of the computer.

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The phrase ” unknown device ” shows a device that is trying to load, that windows does not recognize or have drivers for.

Poor sound quality occurs when lower sound levels are raised to a peak level. Restoring jp audio driver can quickly reset audio settings for the sound hardware and cause Windows to reinitialize the sound configuration.

L R green, Line Out is for the front left and right speaker pair the green connector, usually labeled Line out. Javascript is disabled in this browser.

If there is still no sound, continue to the next step when you are sure the headphones are connected to the correct audio connector on the back of the computer. If sound problems continue, test the sound hardware using HP hardware diagnostic software. Checking Device Manager If you cannot hear sound, check Device Manager to determine the state of the sound hardware:.

Volume and menu buttons on a monitor your monitor might be different. It’s worth a thousand words. If any of these volume controls are muted or set too low, the entire sound experience is affected. Go to the HP Software download page.

Even if you do not think that the fuse has blown, it is a good idea to swap the fuse to make sure. Turn off power to the subwoofer and unplug power to the speakers.


If sound still cannot be heard after reconnecting the speakers, try replacing the speaker eound if possible or speaker fuse. See the following graphic examples for assistance. Hope you will be able to install the audio driver successfully.

If there is still no sound, continue with these steps. If for any reason, you are to have a sohnd in the loading of devices, drop me a comment and I will help as I can. Click “Add” to insert your video. If you can hear sound, you are finished. Then click Device Manager in the Programs list.

Example of Onboard Audio menu. Here is some more detail on the steps: You can use this information to help determine which connector goes with the speaker pairs that you are using. The reason we are removing any of the above is, the red flag’s indicate a malfunction with the device, the yellow exclamation mark, shows at device seen but in direct conflict with another device.

If still no sound, check for sound output If sound is still not heard, check for sound output using headphones.