How to Get Sound on Your Computer?

Answer Not having sound on your computer can be very frustrating to someone who is not computer adept. Before you throw you computer out the window or take it to a professional, try some of these steps.

Top Q&A For: How to Get Sound on Your Computer

How important is a sound card to a computer if the computer already have sound?

The sound IC on today's motherboards has improved. It is only if you find it is not good enough that you need a card. More expensive motherboards often have better sound, uop to 7+1+2 channel (7 ch... Read More »

How to Reinstall Your Computer Sound Card?

Many different hardware components make up a computer system, including disk drives, display adapters, keyboards, mice, network adapters and sound cards. Each device requires that the appropriate d... Read More »

Can I damage a 5.1 surround sound computer sound card by hooking up 7.1 surround sound speakers to it?

In general NO - but it really depends on how you hook it up.If you run optical to a AV Receiver - this is the way it is normally hooked up to any 5.1 device. Your HDTV, BluRay, DVD player or HD cab... Read More »

Can you run a hdmi from your computer to surround sound?

IF your computer has an HDMI with Audio Output (since not all computers pass through audio on HDMI) And if your HTIB has an HDMI input Then Yes. But most HTIB don't have hookups for devices. They a... Read More »