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Old 12-23-2012, 05:44 AM   #1
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usb ports and sound card don't work properly

Hi. I don't know if it's the right forum. I got a hardware issue. My computer has started screwing. When I booted I got a message about checksum being bad and options to change settings or load defaults. I got it few times, then it booted normally. Then after a while I noticed I have no network connection. The usb port suddenly stopped working. I connected the modem to another port and it worked. After reboot I had no network connection again. So ethernet is the only way to go. But the main problem is not usb ports. I have no sound since then! If I turn volume up or down, the volume bar in Debian doesn't fill at all, it's empty. Any ideas? And it's not a software problem. I have no sound on Windows either.
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Check your BIOS. Its possible that for some reason your BIOS has turned off sound, networking and USB ports.
Old 12-23-2012, 11:42 AM   #3
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USB is enabled. It is working right now, but I don't know what about later. I don't see any option for sound card. It is integrated sound card. It's also not about networking, I couldn't connect because I was connected via usb.


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