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My laptop won't play sound. how do i fix this?

\015 I have a HP laptop. It was updated to vista reccently and since then has not played any sound. It says it's on mute but I can't change this. How can i solve this problem?\015

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Thank you for using Fixya Forums.

I just\015\012want to verify the sound 'Mute' button is locked, is that a button on\015\012your laptop or are you referring to the sound icon in the system tray? \015\012Are you showing a 'Red X' on the sound icon in the system tray? I have\015\012attached some information on updating drivers and some other\015\012troubleshooting tips. Please let me know if you are still having any\015\012problems or if issue has been corrected.
Update a driver for hardware that isn’t working properly\015\012\015\012


You can use Device Manager and/or Windows Update\015\012to locate the necessary driver for your system. If you know the\015\012manufacture of the hardware in question you can visit their respective\015\012website and obtain the driver from there.
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\015\012Also, feel free to visit this help article found on the Windows Help and How-to website about Tips for fixing common hardware problems.
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\015\012How to update drivers using Windows Update



1. Click Start, click All programs, then click Windows Update.
\015\0122. If prompted press Continue or provide administrator credentials.
\015\0123. In the left pane, click Check for updates.
\015\0124. To see if updated drivers are available, click View available updates.
\015\0125. Windows Update will list any updated drivers that are available under Optional downloads.
\015\0126. If any updates are available, click the driver that you want to install, and the click Install.





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