I had to reload Windows XP as a program Windows recommended to remove Defender Pro ate my hard drive. I have no sound and I keep getting error messages,:sorry must close send error repot"?!What next? Help
Sorry, must close WHAT? When that error message appears it TELLS you what is closing. So find out what is closing first, because of an error. Then ask HOW to fix THAT error. You must be specific about WHAT error is occurring.
Sound drivers are missing, that's why you have no sound.
Double click the speaker icon in the lower right hand of the desktop, this will bring up the mixer, or single click to bring up the volume control.
But in case the volume is missing, corrupted, or the audio is otherwise non-functional:
you check whichever audio was installed:
click start, control panel, add remove programs, look at the list...
which audio software is shown on the list? delete it, restart the computer.
now visit the motherboard manufacturer or computer manufacturer's website
look up your computer drivers by model number
download the latest audio drivers, save on the desktop...
turn the antivirus off,
if you have multiple security programs installed, turn them all off
(your driver may not install if security systems are turned on)
now load your new audio driver, restart, turn the antivirus back on.