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HP/Compaq :: Presario Notebook No Sound


I have a Compaq Presario V6700 Notebook, with Realtek high-def audio running OS Vista Home premium.

I purchaced in July 08 and no problems at all with it until Feb 09.

In Feb my sound stopped working from the internal speakers. I tried updating and reinstalling drivers for the sound (used correct drivers from Compaq website) and it still didn't work so I have just used the headphones in the past two months.

I am now in a situation where I need the internal speakers to work, so I have tried updating/reinstalling the drivers again and no go. After doing some more research I have tried doing a system restore to before the issue began in Feb and still no sound.
I then did a complete restore back to scratch so I had a fresh new OS and STILL no sound from internal speakers.

I have clueless as to what has happened. I have sound from headphones and if I plug in external speakers they work fine too. The device manager says the device is working properly. The computer has not been dropped or taken apart.


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