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when I try to play music "windows Media Playr cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There may not be a sound device installd on your computer".
I tried everything that I can possibly think of and then some.My audio is on my motherboard .When my sound went out I reinstalled the drivers again that didn't help .I went into my bios and disabled the audio .Installed sound card and drivers that didn't help I installed another card and drivers that didn't help either .When I go to sounds and devices everything is grayed out .I have no yellow exclamation marks or red x's.
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Howszit and Welcome to GtoG,

From your post you mentioned that you disabled the audio in your CMOS. Did you turn it back on? Otherwise WinXP will not find any audio devices, (hence they will be "grayed out"). Sometimes a hard drive error can cause hardware problems. When did you last defrag and error check the hard drive?

Hope this helps...
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