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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