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If you are facing Windows XP sound problem then you have to update sound driver and also be sure that Audio is enabled in the Services tab of the msconfig. Sound is very essential part of the system because if you want to play audio or video but you cannot listen the sound due to missing sound driver. There are many types of drivers in Windows system responsible to perform a specific job such as USB driver, sound driver, graphics driver etc. Sound driver is responsible for sound or audio so if it is missing then you have to repair or reinstall sound driver. Missing or old sound driver is not compatible with Windows XP or other versions also so it became problematic and irritating.

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When user start system and try to play audio or video he/she faced the situation that the audio or video play but the sound not produced by the system.

Cause of sound problem:-
If you are getting sound problem in Windows XP then you have to not more frustrate because it is a genuine problem which occurs in every version of Windows and also in Mac system. There are some common causes of sound problem which are given for your further guide-

i) Speaker connection problem
ii) Sound wire or cable is missing
iii) Sound may be mute or volume is off
iv) Sound card driver is missing or gets damage
v) Sound card not well configured
vi) Very old or outdated sound driver
vii) System is not updated
viii) System is infected
ix) Incorrect sound setting
x) There are some problems with sound card


Fix Windows XP sound problem:-

Windows XP sound problem is a genuine problem which can be fixed manually so follow the given steps and instructions which are below-

i) Verify the cable or wire of speaker
ii) Be sure that the sound is not muted or volume is not off
iii) Sound driver must be updated, latest and new version so if it is old or outdated then replace it.
iv) Update Windows
v) Restore system because if any manual setting is the issue then it can be solved automatically
vi) Check the sound card that is it working or not if not then change it

Apart from the given manual steps you can also solve this problem if you use third party tool named Advanced System Repair Tool which has three easy steps, download and install in the system, open the tool/software and click on Start Scan. It will take a minute to complete the whole system scan and repair then solve the missing files issues.


  • The most common reason behind this error is installing incompatible or outdated driver, missing system files, corrupted registry file or damaged pc by viruses. Advanced System Repair Tool is the only solution for all the system errors. By installing this tool you will be able to remove above windows error.
    3 Steps to Fix this Error

    Step 1. Download Advance System Repair Tool [File Size: 15.7 MB]
    Step 2. SCAN your Windows PC
    Step 3. Click Fix button to Repair Error

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