A lot of software installed since that point no longer worked but I was able to reinstall all of it since the destructive update did not wipe out data files where I had stored all of my software unlocking keys. Tuesday, April 10, 4: The email address entered is already associated to an account. Just go to this site and download upgrade advisor and it will tell you what your pc is capable off and what to do to make it compatible if needed. Posted by lmalvin on Aug 15,

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All these sound problems occurred for me using Windows XP fully updated.

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Please enter a valid email address. Under the speaker in the system tray it says “No audio output device installed.

Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two. Office Office Exchange Server. Unfortunately, no restore point had been created and the older restore points with the only version of the driver that worked were no longer accessible.


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Tell us some more! Wednesday, November 15, 1: BUT, now, even with the original driver back in place I had no sound!!!

Saturday, July 7, 8: I had the same problem you did. Windows Vista Hardware https: HP Pavilion dvz Notebook. Please vote if satisfied. They did come out with a hotfix for that but, as I said earlier, I simply cannot believe the perceived ineptitude regarding this mix of products Realtek HD, HP, and Microsoft.

The first update was through Microsoft Update which creates a restore point before applying updatesso, when the sound disappeared I was able to get it back by restoring my PC to a point prior to the update.

You can’t post answers that contain an email address. From what I can tell the problem only occurs with the Realtek HD audio product but, frankly, it will be a cold day you know where before I apply any Realtek driver update to anyone’s system where the sound is working and I will probably never upgrade to Vista on this PC but rather will wait until I eventually purchase a replacement pre-loaded with Vista and hope that the vendor checked the system to make sure everything works!


The operating system is Windows XP Professional. I have terrific sound and it shows no signs of mysteriously disappearing! Power supply green light on!

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Posted m7170b lmalvin on Aug 15, Posted on Aug 15, More Print this page Share this page. Tuesday, November 28, 1: Tuesday, April 10, 4: After some futile exchanges with HP I found and applied an update and the sound worked, although there were intermittent problems. Not an IT pro?