Solved

No sound on Satellite laptop - XP - UAA Bus driver problem?

Posted on 2010-09-14
5
749 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Toshiba Satellite M1115-51061 with Realtek High Definition Audio.  Just installed XP home on this laptop.  Got all the Toshiba drivers. Hardware manager shows the Realtek drivers working and installed properly.  Sounds in control panel show that Realtek thinks it’s working and but I still don’t have sound.  

I’m pretty sure this is the issue with the Microsoft UAA Bus Driver for High Definition Audio.  I’ve run into this before with other machines.   I installed Hotfix KB835221 but don’t see it in the updates when I look at Add/remove programs for the XP updates.  There is also a certain order you’ve got to install the UAA driver and sound card drivers in.  I’ve tried various different ways but still no sound and by now I’m not sure what I did and in what order.  Does everyone else hate the UAA architecture as implemented by Microsoft as much as I do?  Help needed.
Thanks,
Al

0
Comment
Question by:alanlsilverman
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
flubbster earned 250 total points
ID: 33672932
Pls check this:

Control Panel>Sound and Audio Devices

In the Bottom>Speaker Settings
Click on Advanced>

What is it set for? Try setting it to NO Speakers and test, then back to Laptop stereo speakers. You may want to reboot after each setting change before testing.
0
 

Author Comment

by:alanlsilverman
ID: 33673756
Tested per above but still no sound.  
I'm wondering how to tell if the Windows UAA drivers are in fact installed.
0
 
LVL 11

Assisted Solution

by:xtreminator
xtreminator earned 250 total points
ID: 33673801
did you tried laptop 3.5 mm audio jack functioning ?
plug ear phones in audio jack on laptop and check music.

i guess u can open media player and play music,but u cant hear sound from laptop speaker.
0
 

Author Comment

by:alanlsilverman
ID: 33673852
Correction, it's a Toshiba Satellite M1115-1061 not 51061.  Finger check.
0
 

Author Comment

by:alanlsilverman
ID: 33674289
Got it.  After installing UAA drivers again I went back to the toshiba website and reinstalled Realtek driver and that worked.  Thanks for your help,
Al
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Error 2100: HDDO initialization error ( Main Drive) 6 56
Hard Drive Failure 27 118
HP Laptop shuts down at exactly 30 mins 52 147
Netgear Router 5 G 11 48
Sometimes a user will call me frantically, explaining that something has gone wrong and they have tried everything (read - they have messed it up more and now need someone to clean up) and it still does no good, can I help them?!  Usually the standa…
For both online and offline retail, the cross-channel business is the most recent pattern in the B2C trade space.
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question