Helping people with computers... one answer at a time.
If you have multiple speakers or playback devices, Windows might guess wrong as to which you want to listen to. We'll set the correct playback device.
Headphones not working? I work through the proper steps to see what is broken or turned off in the system.
It's possible that the drivers required for that Vista-era sound card haven't been written for Windows XP.
Sometimes audio hardware can be instructed to loop an output back into an input, which can result in the audio feedback that you've just described.
There are a few different reasons why music will not play smoothly on one's computer, depending on your hardware and how you're playing music.
If your speakers don't work, and you've checked all software settings, then it might be a very simple, even silly, solution.
One sound working is good news. Sounds like you are plugged in! Setting the rest of the sounds can now be done through the Control Panel.
Radio might accidentally show up on your computer several different ways. We'll look at some of the possibilities for accidental computer radio.