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chaefner

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Well last night my audio stopped working. I'm not to sure why. Then this morning I found out that there is No Playback Devices, No Recording Devices, and No MIDI Playback Devices(it is all greyed out). I don't really know what to do... I've tried going to my sound device and it is enabled. I also went to the properties tab and checked all of those, same thing. I am really stumped at what to do next and how to fix it. Hopefully somebody on here can help. How do I go about changing the default audio devices?? When I try to open the volume control it says there is no active mixer device available.

I also just found this. In the Device Manager under Sound, video, and game controllers there is an exlimation mark in a yello circle next to Microsoft WINMM WDM Audio Compatibility Driver. When I check te properties on it says "A driver [service] for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32)" Any ideas what that means??

Thanks for reading.

Edited by chaefner, 15 September 2006 - 10:41 PM.

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austin_o

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Hi. Go to the audio device (the one with the yellow !) and right click on it, look for the option to roll back to the previous driver.
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