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Bad sound card in netbook

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December 5, 2011 9:29:23 PM

My net book has low volume despite volume up on all and enabled. What can I do to resolve this issue. Troubleshooting failed to detect and rectify the problem. Thanks.

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December 6, 2011 4:56:56 AM
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But some systems have a tiny junk speaker that will never give you much volume---use headphones.

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.
Let the forum know if that solves the problem. SGM
December 14, 2011 5:11:46 AM

Thanks very much for taking time out to answer my question. I will take your advice and follow the procedure you have provided. Thanks again. Hopefully it will fix the problem.
December 24, 2011 11:59:44 PM

Best answer selected by Rico07.
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