Re: silent computer

It could be.  I guess it turns out her husband downloaded some sort of sound
file and perhaps somehow that reset her volume settings.

Gabe


----- Original Message -----
From: "Cy" <cselfridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2003 7:26 PM
Subject: RE: silent computer


> Gabe,
>   Is that something like not realizing that it was not plugged in? I
> honestly thought it could be out of date drivers as I have had
> considerable problems with some of the Creative Labs items. The Live
> series seemed to be particularly bad about this. CYS...
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Gabe Griffith
> Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2003 7:53 PM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: silent computer
>
>
> Hi,
>
> Actually, my friend got her problem fixed.  I guess it turns out that
> somehow the volume setting on her computer got set all the way to 0.
> Once she fixed that the sound came back.
>
> Gabe
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "acutolo" <cutolo.albert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2003 5:47 PM
> Subject: Re: silent computer
>
>
> > Hi Eric and Gabe.
> > I also, am having the same trouble when I shut down my computer after
> using
> > it for a time.  But, when I turn it back on after a day or so, there
> > is no opening windows sound music, nor is there any speech from jaws.
>
> > I called the makers of my soundcard, and am now going too receive up
> > dated drivers for my sound card.  The card is a creative sound blaster
>
> > live card. I tryed all of the three suggestions that you posted on the
>
> > list, but nothing seems to make the problem disappear.  Maybe after I
> > get the up
> dated
> > driver for my sound card, perhaps the problem will go away.  Any way,
> > I'll let both of you know what happens. Best regards to the both of
> > you, and best of luck too you gabe ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Eric Patterson" <ericp@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 10:20 PM
> > Subject: RE: silent computer
> >
> >
> > > If she is losing all her sounds, this leads me to believe that there
>
> > > is something wrong with the sound card.  Here are a few things I can
>
> > > think
> of
> > > that could be causing the problem:
> > > 1.  Has anyone tried removing and reinstalling the sound card
> > > drivers?
> It
> > > could be a driver issue or a hardware conflict between the sound
> > > card
> and
> > > another device.
> > > 2.  Check the cable between the speakers and the sound card.  It
> > > could
> be
> > > loose or it might need to be replaced.  You might have her see if
> > > the problem still occurs while using headsets instead of speakers.
> > > 3.  Try replacing the speakers.  They could have a problem with
> > > their
> > switch
> > > or circuit.  I hope this resolves her issue.
> > >
> > > Eric
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > > Behalf Of Gabe Griffith
> > > Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 6:58 PM
> > > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: Re: silent computer
> > >
> > >
> > > I mean that the system quits talking but the power does not shut
> > > off.
> SHe
> > > is still able to navigate around the computer using ehr braille
> > > display
> > but
> > > would prefer to have jaws speaking.  It doesn't make any other
> > > sounds
> > either
> > > such as windows shutting doewn etc.  Yes, she has asked her husband
> > > if
> > there
> > > are any error messages and there are none.
> > >
> > > Gabe
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Eric Patterson" <ericp@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 6:19 PM
> > > Subject: RE: silent computer
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hi Gabe, I have some questions for you that might help me resolve
> > > > your
> > > issue
> > > > better.  When you talk about a silent computer do you mean that
> > > > the
> > system
> > > > stops talking or do you meant hat the power is turning off?  Has
> > > > she
> > asked
> > > > for any sighted assistance to let her know if any error messages
> > > > are appearing on the screen when the computer stops talking?  Let
> > > > me know
> if
> > > any
> > > > of those questions have been answered and I will try and resolve
> > > > your
> > > issue.
> > > > Thanks.
> > > >
> > > > Eric
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > > > Behalf Of Gabe Griffith
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 5:00 PM
> > > > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > Subject: silent computer
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I know a couple of weeks ago there was a discussion on this list
> > > > about
> a
> > > > computer that had gone silent.  A friend of mine just had this
> > > > happen
> to
> > > her
> > > > but I can't remember what the conclusion was.  She uses a braille
> > display
> > > > and is running windows 98.  I'd appreciate any help anyone can
> > > > give.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > Gabe
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Gabe Griffith
> > > > gabe@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >
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