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Theres something wrng with my sound device(s) [Closed]

Ask a question Dave - Latest answer on Aug 27, 2010 03:02AM
Hello, my computer stopped allowing me to play audio files on Windows Media Player and itunes. The following message was displayed on itunes: itunes has detected a problem with your audio configuration. audio/video playback may not operate properly. Also the following message was displayed on WMP: Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There might not be a sound device installed on your computer, it might be in use by another program, or it might not be functioning properly.
Can someone please help this is really fustrating
System:
Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 2
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how do you get to your audio device manager??
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I went to my audio device manager and notice that there wasn't any device listed. I chose my sound card and closed itunes. I then opened it up and it worked! Try that first!
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try uninstalling, then reinstalling your sound card, check the sound and device manager too
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Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There may not be a sound device installed on your computer, it may be in use by another program, or it may not be functioning properly.
how do i solve this problem?
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Hello,

First try System Restore to the latest point where ur sound card was working nice. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/support/sysrestore.mspx

If it doesn't match u'll have to re-install ur sound card.

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