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speakers not working



whenever i log in to windows xp using my username... there's no music stating that i started windows (same thing when i exit windows or even log off) also my msn messenger is affected... no sounds (new message, someone signed in, etc...) but when i sign in using someone's username everything is fine... you can hear the chime when u start xp, there's sounds in msn... i don't understand...

all the sounds are enabled in my username... same setting with other username... trillian is in my startup... when it starts and i get connected... i hear a sound... not with xp...

anyone knows anything about this?:confused:
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Well since you say all the sounds are set up right, I don't really know. You could try making a new profile for yourself.
Go to accesories, volume control, make sure nothing is mute, check advanced properties also. Maybe you will find something there. And, Welcome to Xp-erience!


everything is ok

everything in my system is a-okay... i don't really know why it doesn't play any sound at all... :( it's really pissing me off :mad:


Has this been an issue since day one? or is this something that has just started? also is it only windows based sounds that are missing(or not responding). maybe you have a corrupted file or maybe even a virus.


this didn't start since day one... and if it's a virus... how come other users are fine but me... don't they use the same file to play those sounds...
as last resort you can try deleting your profile (profile not user) from another administrative account, and then logon again, you'll lose your customizations, but i think the sounds will be there again
however i would play a little bit with the registry first
the settings for the sound are in
and the defaults are in "HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\AppEvents", this is the profile that you get at first logon
i would delete appevents in hkey_current_user first, then export HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\AppEvents to a file (right click over the key-> export) open the file with a text editor as notepad, and replace all HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT with HKEY_CURRENT_USER
finally save the changes and import that file
sorry for my english
hope this helps


koko, for the sound card question... i have a built in one... i didn't add any...

and thanks for the registry tip, dav3st.... i'll try doing that....

thank you.. hopefully this works...

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