Low sound from speakers and no windows sound on new vista

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Hardware' started by Karen, Mar 24, 2007.

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    Karen Guest

    I plugged my speakers in and have really low sound for cd and no windows
    sound. (start up sounds etc. there is nothing) please help. I've checked the
    volume controls in the control panel and they are all at %100
    Karen, Mar 24, 2007
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    Rick Rogers Guest

    Rick Rogers, Mar 24, 2007
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    Paul Smith Guest

    Have you had a look under the levels too?

    If you go to Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound -> Speakers ->
    Properties -> Levels. There are some more volume controls there for
    specific types of content.

    There's also the application mixer. Which you can get to by clicking the
    volume icon and going to Mixer, there will be a slider for Windows Sounds

    Paul Smith,
    Yeovil, UK.
    Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User.

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    Paul Smith, Mar 24, 2007
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