Optical audio stopped working

Hi All,

I have this motherboard link.

Today the optical sound stopped working.  I've checked the surround sound with another device and it's working ok.

The optical cable has the red light, but no sound.

Any suggestions?
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- did the Optical get "deselected", or no longer "default" ?
- is the output Muted?
- drivers get corrupted ?
- cable still good?
- Input on the "receiver" get changed, or go bad?

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>>  Today the optical sound stopped working  <<  what do you mean?  is it only the sound from the cd drive - when playing a sound cd that stopped working -  and the rest  (eg system sounds) are ok?  then you can have a loose cable, or bad contact, or a bad cd drive

any errros in device manager? you may need to update the sound driver
in your link, select support & downloads, and update the chipset and audio driver
detox1978Author Commented:
The sound is now working, not sure how/why.  many thanks.
Thank you much.    : )

>> ...not sure how/why

gremlins.    ; )
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