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Hey everyone. I had my computer on today and my sound was all garbled and crackly. Then it kinda just died out and stopped working. No sound will play in iTunes or Windows Media player. I don't know whats wrong. If anyone has any idea, please let me know.

I have an Abit IS7 mobo and i'm using the onboard sound. Please help me if you can. Thanks
    
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Check Control Panel>Sound and Audio Devices

What does it say your device is?

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Check Control Panel>Sound and Audio Devices

What does it say your device is?

pink
Says Realtek AC'97 Audio
    
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Do a re-install of the sound drivers. If you still have the CD that came with the motherboard they will be on there. If not go to the Abit site and get them from there. After the re-install and there is still and issue more trouble-shooting needs to be done here.
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post #5 of 10
Which version of iTunes are you using? Also go to Control Panel> Administrative Services>Services scroll down to Windows Audio and make sure its on Automatically.

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Which version of iTunes are you using? Also go to Control Panel> Administrative Services>Services scroll down to Windows Audio and make sure its on Automatically.

pink
I'm using the brand new iTunes version 7. And i don't get that second part.
    
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well as stated on the boards iTunes 7 is causing a ton of problems. I had to go back to 6.

And the reason to check that is I had the same issue as it being set to manual and this would cause my sound to not work.

Also do you not get how to do it or dont know why I ask?

EDIT: Its Administrative Tools not services sorry.

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well as stated on the boards iTunes 7 is causing a ton of problems. I had to go back to 6.

And the reason to check that is I had the same issue as it being set to manual and this would cause my sound to not work.

Also do you not get how to do it or dont know why I ask?

EDIT: Its Administrative Tools not services sorry.

pink
Okay, I will go back to iTunes 6.

I do not know how to get what you were saying. I don't have a any admin stuff in my control panel.

EDIT: I got to Admin Tools and services, but how do i know whether it is on auto or manual?

Thanks for all your help Pink +rep
    
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Double click on it and it will say either Disable, Manual, or Automatically (you want this one).

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It is on automatic. I just installed iTunes 6 and it's working now. I was liked iTunes 7 except for the sound problems, it was a really cool version. Well thanks again pink! I appreciate it.
    
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