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Trouble with sound playback

I have no sound playback coming from speakers.  My sound card is not recognized in Sounds and Audio Device Properties> Audio tab> Sound playback.  "No Playback device"  
Here is my troubleshooting process so far:
Tried updating the driver, Update driver had the best update available
Tried rollback driver, It wouldn't rollback cause there was no rollback point
Uninstalled the devices in hardware manager> the Sigmatel c-major and Kernel sys audio device> restarted computer
Downloaded the driver> ran and installed> checked audio device properties: No Playback Devices
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Carla Romere
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
What model of PC/motherboard is this and which version of Windows?
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Carla RomereDirector of Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
The PC is a Laptop Latitude 610 with Win XP profess service pak 2.  Sound card SigmaTel C-Major 975X v.5.10.0.4255 with STAC 975X AC97 driver.  I couldn't find the motherboard info without taking the casing off.
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Check you have the Intel chipset drivers correctly installed. (You may need to reinstall the audio driver afterwards).

If that doesn't help do you have access to a bootable Linux CD such as Knoppix?  A bootable environment that's not Windows will test whether your hardware is working OK or not or if this is just a Windows problem.



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