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Hi all,
It seems that I have a problem that many others had before,
(judging from other postings on this forum)
though I did not manage to find an answer so I post it again.

My Windows Media player has no sound.

Well, it is not a hwarware problem. I have sound.
I can actually play any file (mp3 or video, xvid, or DVD) with
any other program (e.g., mplayer) without a problem.
All the windows sounds work perfectly.

Only think that does not work is the sound when playing something
on WMP.

Funny thing: I logged out and logged in again as a different user.
Everything works fine for all the other users apart from me. :sad:

If it is about a codec, why it is not affecting the other users?
How do I find the installed codecs of WMP?

By the way I have WMP 11. I have tried to unistalled it and install
it back. No difference.
Everything was working fine until today that I discovered it
but I do not know for how long it has this problem ...


Any ideas what to do?
Thanks in advance.

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Last Post by jbennet
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what worked for me was to delete all my audio devices from device manager then reboot and run the add new hardware wizard

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Thanks a lot Jbennet,
it worked for the too. Great!
Note however that the first time I tried, it did NOT work
because I removed only the sound devices. I had to remove
the bluetooth as well (XP considers it an audio device
but categorizes it elsewhere).

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k didnt know that

my dad had this problemn when he upgraded to WMP11 (every windows update seems to break it again) and thats how i came about this fix

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