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No audio mixer...Please help!


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luxurylv

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I just reinstalled Windows XP on my toshiba laptop. It was originally Windows Vista but I forgot my password and had to install windows xp because it was the only OS disk I had.

Anyways, the sound doesn't work now. I am not very smart when it comes to computers, but I do know how to do some stuff. I tried everything, installing new driver, etc. I tried fixing the drivers that show a yellow question mark in the device manager, but it won't fix them because I don't have the disk for those drivers. Ugh, I don't know what to do!!

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Computer
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 1
DirectX 4.08.01.0810 (DirectX 8.1)
Computer Name KRISTEN
User Name Kristen C

Motherboard
CPU Type Mobile Intel Celeron M, 1733 MHz (13 x 133)
Motherboard Name ATI SB450
Motherboard Chipset Unknown
System Memory 896 MB
BIOS Type Phoenix (09/30/08)

Display
Video Adapter ATI Radeon Xpress 200M (RC410M)
3D Accelerator ATI Radeon Xpress 200M (RC410M)

Multimedia
Audio Adapter ATI SB450 - High Definition Audio Controller

Storage
IDE Controller Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
IDE Controller Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
Disk Drive FUJITSU MHV2080BH PL (74 GB, IDE)
Optical Drive HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GMA-4082N
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

Partitions
C: (NTFS) 76308 MB (73484 MB free)

Input
Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse

Network
Network Adapter Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC (192.168.100.102)

Peripherals
USB1 Controller ATI SB450 - USB Controller
USB1 Controller ATI SB450 - USB Controller
USB2 Controller ATI SB450 - USB 2.0 Controller
Battery Microsoft AC Adapter
Battery Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery


I hope this will somewhat give any of you info to help me as much as u can! any help is greatly appreciated!
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peter99

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1 There may not be any drivers for XP

2 You should have a recovery partition unless you deleted it

3 Did you make any recovery disks

4 You can buy recovery media from Toshiba

5 Make and model of the laptop will be help-full to find out which keys will start the recovery wizard or to download drivers from the Toshiba site
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rshaffer61

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Before going any further check to see if the Recovery Partition is there or not by doing the following.

Go to Start then to Run
Type in compmgmt.msc and click Enter
On left side click on Disk Management
On right side you will see you hard drive.
Now I need you to take a screenshot and attach it to your next reply. Do the following to take a screenshot while the above is open and showing on your desktop.

To do a screenshot please have click on your Print Screen on your keyboard. It is normally the key above your number pad between the F12 key and the Scroll Lock key
Now go to Start and then to All Programs
Scroll to Accessories and then click on Paint
In the Empty White Area click and hold the CTRL key and then click the V
Go to the File option at the top and click on Save as
Save as file type JPEG and save it to your Desktop


Attach it to your next reply
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