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Realtek high definition audio sound card

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March 10, 2011 11:47:16 PM

Hello,
I inherited an Ultra tower. My sound was working fine, CDs, Youtube, library, etc. All of a sudden when I put a music CD in the pc's DVD/CD/ROM drive, the drive can read what's on the CD but can no longer play it. Get a msg that there is no sound device. Everything I troubleshoot thru the control panel and device manager says I have no sound device, even though it says my realtek high definition audio is working, there's no default available, no sound device found. Even tried updating the realtek driver. Does this mean the sound card has stopped working? or has a controller stopped working? should I pull out the soundcard and push it back in? (if I can figure which it is)
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March 11, 2011 12:06:14 AM

Already tried it. Says: No Audio Device
Won't let me choose anything at all...
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March 11, 2011 1:17:23 AM

If it's onboard audio it's on a chip and is therefore not a soundcard.
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March 11, 2011 1:55:00 PM

taylor roberts said:
Hello,
I inherited an Ultra tower. My sound was working fine, CDs, Youtube, library, etc. All of a sudden when I put a music CD in the pc's DVD/CD/ROM drive, the drive can read what's on the CD but can no longer play it. Get a msg that there is no sound device. Everything I troubleshoot thru the control panel and device manager says I have no sound device, even though it says my realtek high definition audio is working, there's no default available, no sound device found. Even tried updating the realtek driver. Does this mean the sound card has stopped working? or has a controller stopped working? should I pull out the soundcard and push it back in? (if I can figure which it is)
help


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Think the OP meant the onboard

should I pull out the soundcard and push it back in? (if I can figure which it is)
help

I know that but the OP is really confused don't ya think!
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