The steps in this document resolve an issue with the following message displaying when you hover the mouse over the Sound icon (
) in the taskbar:
No Audio Output Device is installed.
Figure 1: Taskbar message
Also, the message No audio device is installed
displays in the Volume Mixer.
Figure 2: Volume Mixer
Complete the following steps, in order, until sound is restored.
NOTE: If you upgraded your PC to Windows 7
and your computer uses on-board audio, make sure that on-board audio is set to Enabled
in the BIOS.