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    Default ASRock 970 Extreme3 sound

    I got the 970 Extreme3 motherboard a few days ago. The sound worked fine for about two days and now I get nothing. I've tried messing around with some settings and things but nothing seems to work. Any idea on how to fix this?

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    Default Re: ASRock 970 Extreme3 sound

    Check the windows Device Manager to see if there are any problems, that is, with a yellow icon.
    Make sure that the volume control is not set to the lowest setting.
    Is mute sound enabled?
    What is the default output device in the Control Panel --> Sound --> Playback tab?
    Are you using onboard sound? Add-in audio card?
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    Default Re: ASRock 970 Extreme3 sound

    I'm using onboard sound.

    There's no yellow icon and nothing is muted, sound is set to the highest setting.
    Default device is set to my speakers.
    I also plugged in some headphones and tried those to make sure it wasn't my speakers that was the problem. No sound from those either.

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    Default Re: ASRock 970 Extreme3 sound

    Anyone?

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    Default Re: ASRock 970 Extreme3 sound

    Something I noticed in device manager is that under sound more than one driver shows up. There are four High Definition Audio Device and one Realtek High Definition Audio
    My speakers use the Realtek. Are the others conflicting somehow?

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    Default Re: ASRock 970 Extreme3 sound

    I'm using an HT Omega sound card and in the Device Manager's Driver File Details window, there are 7 drivers, 3 of which are Microsoft drivers.
    Post a screen-shot of the Driver File Details window.
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    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
    Cooler Master 120XL Seidon push/pull AIO cpu water cooling
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    Asus VH242H 24" monitor [1920x1080]
    MSI N460GTX Hawk (1GB) video card
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