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My speakers wont work, says 'cannot start - error 10' and one of the hauppage drivers has error 31! Whats more annoying is that I think it is the windows updates that have caused it. Few weeks ago I…
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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
My speakers wont work, says 'cannot start - error 10' and one of the hauppage drivers has error 31!
Whats more annoying is that I think it is the windows updates that have caused it.
Few weeks ago I installed windows XP2, then I discovered my DVDR will play cds and dvds but will not burn them!
2 days ago I did another windows update and now my speakers aren't working!
I'm so annoyed now.
Can anyone help.... Im abit rubbish at the maintainance and would like some expert advice.
I really dont want to roll back or wipe everything off, any suggestions would be most welcome
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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
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#1
Try going into system properties and hardware, right click on the offending devices with a yellow warning triangle and selecting update drivers.
#2
Already done that, should of mentioned what I have already tried. I have also uninstalled and reinstalled them, unplugging device from PC and restarting and still no joy!
I am so fed up ... wondering what will happen next with it.
#3
can you not go and look in the system/sounds menu and see if anything is wrong in there?
#4
I did the trouble shooter and it suggested what I have done above. It then told me it cannot help any further and to try looking for help somewhere else!
#5
thej
Have you tried a system restore?


:thumbsup: Just restore it to a date when everything worked
#6
Not sure when that was because something happened roughly 2 weeks ago when i updated to windows xp2!
If I do a sytem restore will i be able to keep important emails and downloads etc, or will it all be gone?
#7
No it should keep all that stuff,might get rid of any progs you've installed mind you.
#8
might try that in the morning then, unless anyone can come up with a qucker solution!
Thanks for all your help so far!
#9
go to control panel, and then add or remove programs, at the top tick show updates, go to the update you think is the offender and remove it
#10
It has recently installed .NET framework 2.0 and microsof silverlight ... could it be these causing a conflict?
I have to go to bed soon, feel free to offer further advice as will be catching up with this thread in the morning..... Thank you all, again!
#11
Does uninstalling the problematic update solve the problem or does it persist?

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