Sound on my laptop does not work

Posted on 2004-11-19
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
My laptop is LaViec C-LC500/2 which was made by NEC Company.  It have some Japanese key on the key board beside with English key.
I have already installed on it Windows XP-Pro and it can regconize all of device on it.  With sound device, It have a nice sound icon on the below on the right of screen.  however, I counld not understand the reason why it can not work properly.  There is no sound on it.
Thanks for your help.
Le Hoai Bao
Question by:lhbaonet
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    Accepted Solution

    try update/reinstall ur sound driver
    go to
    look for optional hardware updates
    good luck ;-D

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    Expert Comment

    did research on google, end up goin into some japanese website
    so check what's ur driver name by using this software

    Author Comment

    First time, thanks for you answer.  But I have tried many another driver anh using 2 checking tool for hardware.  It show the same the result is correct the sound, AC 97 Audio-chipset VIA.
    I have tried on Japannese website but I don't know Japanenese.
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    Expert Comment

    have you try update to latest driver from windows update site?

    >>>AC 97 Audio-chipset VIA
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    Expert Comment

    if you having problem choosing one,
    try using this combo driver,

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