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Re: Playing audio CDs no longer works. (FIXED-NOT!)

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Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 10:01 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>> On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 15:40 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
>>> On Thursday 08 February 2007 15:26, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>>> All my channels are set to max. Your answer makes little sense since you
>>>> were the one who said to do this several months ago. 
>>> Exactly.
>>>> And the driver 
>>>> clearly is installed. Please explain.
>>> It wasn't before, according to you.  And if you said 'no' it would not get 
>>> installed.
>>>>>> One thing I should point out is sound had been working when listening
>>>>>> to NPR or videos from CNN, etc.
>>>>> Different sources use different mixer channels.  Simple.
>>>> Again it was not the sound that did not work it was the program to play
>>>> CDs that could not find the CD. So again I don't understand your
>>>> explanation.
>>> You'd confuse anyone, Aaron :-)  Your statement above appears to be saying 
>>> that you had sound when listening to CNN, but not when listening to audio 
>>> CDs, hence my reply.
>>> Anne
>> I will try this one more time since you seem like a nice and helpful
>> person.
>> 1. My sound worked since I could listen to NPR, video sound, etc.
>> 2. Therefore my sound drivers were installed.
>> 3. All my alsa channels were set to the max so my not hearing the test
>> sound could not be because the channels were not high enough in volume. 
>> 4. I could not listen to CDs not because of sound not working but
>> because the programs could not find the audio CD.
>> 5. That running the sound configuration GUI would make the programs be
>> able to find the audio CD makes no sense but that is what happened.
> Just to add to my frustration, CD's will not play again. On the first CD
> drive no audio CD is found.
> On the second CD drive CD is found and palys but no sound. As you can
> imagine I am not happy.

I think that if I was you I would open the case and add the CD sound cable
to the second CD drive. The only problem that you might have is that you put
the cable on backwards. That switches the left and right speakers. The
solution to that? Turn the cable over.  ;-)

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