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Everything is plugged in where-ever it should be. I turned it off. Next day, i press the power button and it boots up. NO SOUND! it was working perfectly one day and not the next. It is not the speakers as I have tried them on a different system and they work. I have also tried a pair of headphones in the rear and still no sound.

What's even worse is that when I Right click on the sound icon in the taskbar>>sound, It reports that sound IS coming through.

I was going to re-format my PC over the weekend anyways so will that fix my problem or does this sound like a Hardware Issue?
    
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Are the speakers turned on?
Are you 100% sure they are plugged in all the way?

Sorry for these stupid questions, but it'll help other people help you after this.
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Originally Posted by caraboose View Post
Are the speakers turned on?
Are you 100% sure they are plugged in all the way?

Sorry for these stupid questions, but it'll help.
Lol of course they are. I made sure of it.
    
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mute button?
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post #5 of 11
Disable the ATI HD Audio device in your device manager. It has priority over your actual sound card.
 
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I'm not using a sound card. Its so odd that something that works at one moment refuses to work the next.
I'm honestly just thinking that vista is a little effed up and i need to re-install.
    
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Have you looked in device manager for a ? or tried to reinstall the drivers?
 
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No, i have not. because i'm going to re-install vista tomorrow so i was just asking here to see if anyone recognized this as a hardware problem. I HOPE it is noT!
    
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by GSingh View Post
I'm not using a sound card. Its so odd that something that works at one moment refuses to work the next.
I'm honestly just thinking that vista is a little effed up and i need to re-install.

You are using on board sound, it still counts. The problem is that ATI has HDCP built into their cards. This allows high def content to be passed through the HDMI cable, but it requires a driver. Vista has a bad habit of giving this "fake" sound card priority over your real audio device. I've seen it happen many times, and I'm willing to bet that this is your problem.
 
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