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Missing sound system

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    Missing sound system

    I used to have a sound system that ran from my sound card but it doesn't seem to be anywhere, here is what I have under "sound" in Device Manager My system Windows 8 IE10

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    I do have sound but its always playing up.

    Regards, iknownuffin70

    Why ever did I purchase a computer.???

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    The VIA High Definition Audio looks like your PC's sound device.

    The NVIDIA is for HDMI audio.

    Is the "Speakers" (the VIA HD Audio) set as the default audio playback device?
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    missing sound system

    Hi Firebird, Yes they are set as "Default"
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    Can you be more specific on exactly what your problem is? If you have the VIA and its set as the default audio playback device the sound should be working.
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    missing audio

    I do have audio as mentioned I was just confused that I used to have AC97 which doesn't appear to exist anymore, I was just interested as to why it disappeared.

    Regards iknownuffin70
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    AC97 is an old audio chip. With an i5, I would assume you have a current or very recent motherboard that has a newer audio chip and thus the IDT.
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    You are right of course Firebird,,,,,As Maxwell smart would say "Why didn't I think of that"
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    Windows 7 64bits ?

    Hi Can SOMEONE PLEASE HELP me I have TOSHIBA and My AUDIO worked about a month ago and I am a student I need my Audio to work yet it says my adio is turned off in WINDOWS O_@ I don't understand then it tells me I have no sound device I NEED SOUND Uggg
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    PoeticlyMe, please start a new thread, do not hijack someone else's thread.

    Also when you start the new thread, also fill in the "My System Specs" (including your Toshiba model number). That helps us to help you.

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