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Windows xp no active mixer devices [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question JETISH 2Posts Thursday November 27, 2014Registration date November 28, 2014 Last seen - Last answered on Sep 17, 2016 at 02:38 PM by Sandman
have been having this very problem and have been having no luck.
I noticed that there was a problem with ->There are no active mixer devices available
error in Windows XP <- There are no active mixer devices available when am playing my music files I have tried a couple of things yourl sugguested and it did work out I wen to control panel add hardware and stuff I even went to my computer and double clicked by management and went to audio codec and made sure it was started but still ntng its still sayn der is no active mixer ......I even bought a set of speaker and ntn
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Hello,

Try this 1.

Click on Start --> Run --> Type services.msc and click on OK.

Services windows will be opened. Now scroll down for "Windows Audio".

Make sure its status is "Started". If its not started then to change its status.

Double-click on "Windows Audio" --> Set "Startup type:" to "Automatic" and click

on "Start" --> Click on OK.


Good Luck.
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JETISH 2Posts Thursday November 27, 2014Registration date November 28, 2014 Last seen - Nov 28, 2014 at 01:36 AM
Thanx for your help but there is still no luck it is still saying the same thing and when I start my computer it says cpu have been changed or ratio not saved could that also be thE reason?
jack4rall 6526Posts Sunday June 6, 2010Registration date ModeratorStatus December 30, 2015 Last seen - Nov 30, 2014 at 10:38 PM
Hello,
Try this 1
Regarding the "cpu have been changed ", go to BIOS --> Load default settings --> Save & Exit from BIOS.
Regarding the "Active Mixers", try reinstalling your audio drivers. You can download the drivers from your manufacture's website.
Good Luck
jetish- Dec 1, 2014 at 05:50 AM
It ask for a password
Sandman jack4rall - Sep 17, 2016 at 02:38 PM
Loading the default settings worked for me thanks jack4rall!
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jack4rall 6526Posts Sunday June 6, 2010Registration date ModeratorStatus December 30, 2015 Last seen - Dec 1, 2014 at 11:33 PM
Hello,
Try this 1
Try clearing CMOS settings.
Turn OFF your computer --> Remove the Power chord --> Open the cabinet --> Look for CMOS battery --> After few minutes, place the CMOS battery back on the motherboard --> Connect your power chord --> Switch ON your PC.
Click on the below hyperlink "CMOS Battery" if you don't have any idea about the CMOS battery
CMOS Battery
Good Luck

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