the sound doesnt work

Microsoft Microsoft windows xp home edit...
November 15, 2009 at 11:09:42
Specs: Windows XP sp3 home edition, 2gb of ram
a couple weeks ago i deleted a couple things on my hard drive witch was my old hp printer now my sound doesnt work, theres no icon on the bottom of the screen, and when i go change my settings on audio it doesnt let me.

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November 15, 2009 at 14:14:23

First right click your speaker Icon and open Volume control
and make sure your sound is not muted. Located on your lower right.
If you don't have a speaker Icon go to the Control Panel and check your sound
Windows XP
See if your sound has been stopped in Services Under
Windows Audio.
Start - Control Panel - Open Administrative Tools - Open Component Services - Click Services (Local) and Scrowl down the list to Windows Audio to see if it says - Started. If stopped
Left click Windows Audio and click restart. -
Right click Windows Audio - left click Properties - Left click Start
If the above doesn't work, go to control panel and open System Icon -
Hardware Tab - Device Manager - Click the + Plus sign for Sounds.......... -
Right click Realtek AC 97 (Or whatever Sound you have) - Left click - Update Driver.
To update you will need the CD that came with your computer
Or go on the Internet to download the drivers for your sound.
Find what sound your using. All Programs - Accessories -
System Tools - System Information.
Or try Kelly's corner

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January 23, 2010 at 12:56:03
my windows xp pro sound doesnt work i just got it back please help...:)

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