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Accidentally disabled my speakers!!/no sound

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Pavilion 500-056
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

So here is the scoop. My computer (HP Pavilion 500-056) had been broken for a year now, and I finally fixed it and reinstalled windows 10. Everything was working beautifully and I was very happy until I realized that I had no sound coming out of my speakers. Through my process of tinkering around, checking cables and output input plugs and such, there seemed to be no problem. I went into the sound mixer and there I accidentally disabled my speakers, so they do not pop up on the list anymore! I have no idea how to enable them now, and I still have no idea how to fix my sound. If someone could help pronto I would be extremely happy! Thanks!

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If they were just disabled, you can re-enable them as follows.


Right click the speaker icon in the Taskbar and select 'Playback devices'.


In the subsequent window, right click an empty area and enter a check mark against 'Show Disabled Devices'.


If your speakers are now listed, right click them and select Enable.






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