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From other forums I've stumbled upon with this search suggest that vista 32 bit is a better shot than vista 64 or windows 7 64. Helpful +3 Report Leah Aug 11, 2014 at 06:27 PM Uninstall all July 2014 windows updates. Installation & Setup Dual boot Window7 and XP, both installed on separate drivesI have Window XP installed on Drive C:\. The problem is, after installing windows 7, and all the drivers accordingly, this media controller still doesn't work. his comment is here

I have read that using a computer specifically for financial transactions with known and trusted entities (such as a bank) is a good way to reduce (though not eliminate) the risk I had just given up figuring it was the age of the laptop! When you have a red sign there ... If I missed any information, I will do my best to add it when requested.

We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Ensure that the volume is not muted. Volume Control Problems on Acer Aspire 8730 - laptop answers Some of this was the same as the above link but I went through it just the same.

there should be no sound at all. But the gist of it is many people noticed this problem started after July window updates for Windows 8 computers. Select Set up microphone. but for the sound drivers themselves under device manager, its Sound>High Definition Audio Device.

Mine was on the digital output device which had it wacked so I clicked on speakers ,apply, and okay and wah la my sound was magically working again. Someone else has likely dealt with this. I hope this was helpful! http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/54821-35-acer-aspire-8730-windows You guys have been amazing.

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. I knew I wuld find a solution on the internet. Turns out my playback options had switched which was really stupid so this is what I did. Great laptop if you can get Windows 7 features to work but Vista 64bit was a real boat anchor requiring constant fixes.

Helpful +12 Report happy2help Nov 16, 2014 at 08:58 AM Try going to Control Panel>All Control Panel Items>Troubleshooting>Hardware and Sound Then click "Playing Audio" and follow instructions. find more info Click here to Register a free account now! If the Issue is still not resolved, see "Online Support Information" on page 185. Then reboot.

Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? http://avissoft.net/acer-aspire/acer-aspire-4820tg.php The only puzzling thing left to figure out: Have the touchpad controls on this laptop always been this awful? Check that the microphone is enabled. I installed the Vista LM Manager (snip) - edit setup inf - add 2 lines to the INF section (shown bold below) I have an Acer 8730G and Windows 7 Professional.

Ask ! I tried all these options but they didn't work. It will go past the Acer logo and Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Configuration Ask the community Tags Example: Notebook, Android, SSD hard drive Publish http://avissoft.net/acer-aspire/acer-aspire-180-pc.php There should then be a link that says updates or recent updates.

step: unnistal old version of launch manager in your pc 2. I went to the C drive, searched the 'Audio' file, inside there were two items, I clicked on 'set audio mode to direct' and this fixed the issue with playing the All of the above links mention the Launch Manager so what else could I conclude?

Thanks a lot!!!!

Go to where u can uninstall programs and you should see a link that says updates or recent updates. I have installed both of the drivers you suggested. gives a red sign on bottom of slider. First off, XP was having speaker issues too but of a different sort when I booted there this morning.

Hardware & Devices Security Query: Dual Boot with two separate drives vs partitionHi. bounces" between maybe level 4 and 5 over and over again=>but 5 is louder than 4? Restoring sure takes a long time but everything is back where it should be which is very much a relief. http://avissoft.net/acer-aspire/acer-aspire.php My guess is that the Windows 7 64bit works with the applications Acer provides for the Aspire 8730 but not with the Windows 7 32bit OS.

Thanks in advance. They didn't do anything for me so they were uninstalled too. Reinstall the Operating System. On the laptop, there is a media controller thingy on the right side of the keyboard (http://www.gamecity.at/dge/notebooks/Acer/Images/acer_a...) - pic related.

Restore system and file settings from a known good date using System Restore. I am still trying to go through search results for "acer aspire 8730 launch manager vista 32". Right-click on the microphone and select Enable. My audio volume does not respond (or sometimes responds slightly) to a full sweep of my finger across the full audio bar.

Everything correct thus far. Thank you. But you say works just the opposite? My System Specs Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number ACER ASPIRE 5742G OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Click Mixer to verify that other audio applications are set to 50 and not muted.