To turn off, on, or adjust the sound on your computer, configure the sound through your operating system. For Mac and Windows, you can do so through your System Preferences or Control Panel, respectively.Know More
As of 2014, most Mac systems configure sound through the System Preferences menu. For Mac, open System Preferences, and click the Sound icon. For Windows XP and beyond, open the Start menu, click on Control Panel, then click Sound and Audio Devices.
On the Mac Sound menu, use the horizontal sliders to turn on or adjust the volume settings. The Output Volume slider controls the overall volume of the computer. If your sound is not turning on, make sure the Mute box is unchecked. For Windows, open the volume slider by clicking the Volume tab in the Sound and Audio Devices Properties dialog box. This opens a slider which you can use to turn on or adjust the computer's volume.
For the Mac, simply close the box after you have turned on the sound and adjusted the volume. For Windows, click OK, then close the window.
To get a computer into safe mode, restart it, access the Windows Advanced Options Menu page, select the operating system, then log on as an administrator. This process takes approximately five minutes.Full Answer >
A factory reset of a computer typically involves reformatting the hard drive, reinstalling the operating system that came with the computer originally and reinstalling drivers that came with the computer. Most factory resets wipe out applications and personal data stored on the computer.Full Answer >
The process for reimaging a laptop varies according to the manufacturer of the computer and the operating system used. Reimaging is the process of wiping a hard drive clean of all data, which may be necessary following a virus infection or other damage.Full Answer >
To restore sound to computer speakers, make sure the speakers are plugged into the computer and that the power is connected, then run the troubleshooting feature for the audio component of the computer and update any necessary drivers. There are several reasons why sound might be disabled on a computer or through the speakers, so rule out possible causes until the correct source of the problem is found. If the speakers are accidentally disconnected from the computer, or if the power is turned off, the speakers will not emit any sound. Additionally, if the volume is muted on the computer, the user can restore it by clicking on the volume icon in the toolbar at the bottom of the Windows screen.Full Answer >