01-14-2009 12:14 PM
01-14-2009 12:24 PM
try clicking on the little speaker thingy icon first. see if you can mute/unmute with that button. see if you can adjust your volume there
also, if you right click on the speaker icon, then click playback devices. make sure your speakers are selected. if not you need to enable them.
tell me what happens
01-15-2009 08:04 AM
01-22-2009 03:50 AM
01-22-2009 07:55 PM
Download and install this update for your Quick Launch!
02-01-2009 04:02 AM
LoL it looks like your not the only one .. i have the same problem like you .. the dumb button on the
launch button pad thing seems to like been red ,, i reinstalled the driver for the quick launch buttons (just as gdirty said ) and it seem to fix the problem ..
that was untill it got worse and then back to normal. When i would check the playback devices (right click the volume key in the taskbar ) i wouldn't be able
to see the build-in speakers anymore. I would just see the headphone jack and the HDMI, which it was were the sound was coming out of, according to the
playback devices, but since i didn't have it connected to an actual HDMI speakers wasn't able to hearing anything. Hopefully it was a helpfull advice, and get
ready for some more worse and not so worse issues with the sound. Hopefully HP can fix this ongoing problem.
02-01-2009 04:10 AM
oh and many of the sound issues seem to revolved around the
HP Quick Launch Buttons
IDT Audion Control Panel,
IDT High-Definition Audio CODEC Driver, and
High-Definition Audio (HDA) Modem Installer and Driver for Microsoft Windows Vista,
which i always seem to reinstall to fix the issues with this everlasting issue. But the two that i seem to reinstall the mosts is the IDT High-Definition Audio CODEC Driver and the HP Quick Laucn Buttons.
Hopefully any of this helps you with your sound problem
02-01-2009 05:37 AM
I had a note that had a sticky headphone jack, and it would always kill the speakers thinkin the headphone jack was connected. A few inserts of the headphones fixed it.
Might be worth a try tho, it sounds like driver problems. Search your Event Viewer and see if you have any errors going on.
App and System
03-05-2009 08:18 AM
OMGOSH!!! My brand new right out of the box laptop is doing the exact same thing.
It is so flipping annoying. I have no sound out of my speakers at all.
I am tempted to take it back! I will try loading the drivers as others have mentioned in this post. But I don't know anything about drivers and hardware and all that stuff. I bought a new computer because I don't know how to work on them and wanted something dependable.
Day one and things already aren't working. Maybe I should have listened to my IT friend who told me to avoid HP like the plague!
03-14-2009 06:40 PM
Well you can download of the drivers from the following page
About avoiding HP's as the plague, well there aren't as bas as they say the are.
No laptop is perfect.
It's just that since HPs are priced low, there are more people that speak about them compared to the high-end laptops that only a few have so you dont hear as many bad things as the low priced ones.
And besides the sound problem and the really loud fan, this hp simce to meet my expectation. Although i also was ify about buying this HP.