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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ManasaKrishnan

i can't hear anything

i cant hear audio in dulingo, i completed 3 lessons without audio,im using latest version chrome in windows 7 , anyone help!! :(

June 17, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ManasaKrishnan

i finally found solution for this problem :D...... just its simple..... ( im using windows 7 ) open control panel---> Hardware and sound ----> change system sounds----> select 'playback'---> select speakers (mine is 'realtek high defination audio') ----> just select that you can see "configure" on left bottom of widow click on it----> ( mine is in ' 5.1 surround' this is fault,this has to change as "stereo" which is another option) change to 'stereo'.... thats it i can hear sound now ^_^


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dara777s

Thank you so much!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dean328416

Well I'll be damned. I spent two hours troubleshooting this problem. I could get sounds from many sites, but not from Duo, LingQ, etc. Your solution fixed it. Thanks!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/adnanabuzied

I have the same problem .. I can hear the sounds of 'True' or 'False' when answering, but I can't hear the narrator in voice questions.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kristinemc

And what browser/version are you using godfather.1?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/adnanabuzied

Google Chrome 35.0.1916.153m


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ManasaKrishnan

i found solution for my problem, try that, it might work for you too.. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pinkduckling

I'm having the same problem. I can hear all the sound effects but no audio. I'm using chrome version 35.0.1916.153 m


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ManasaKrishnan

using internet explorer and in firefox i can hear sound and not able to speak :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Norman_Nelson

I have got nearly same problem. Sometimes (not always) some of the sounds disappear. When I see sentence and lady is saying it, there is no problem, I can translate it. But sometimes there is not written sentence, she is saying something. I do not hear it and lose heart. If it happens 3x, then ..."we've got a problem Houston". I report every time when it happens. (sorry for my bad english)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ManasaKrishnan

clearly this is not problem with your web browser settings. there is a slight changes required as usually appears in the setting of " speakers". if you are using laptop make sure that you are use only "front left and right " speakers. when the speakers are in surrounding mode ( it requires optional speakers like : center,subwoofer, side pair , rear pair) you'll miss some sounds. so, go to settings and just change your sound system configuration.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Norman_Nelson

thank you for answering me. but this is not a speakers problem. i can hear some sounds and some of them not. every exercise has 3 (or 4?) sounds - right and wrong result, lady's voice when she reads text: written sentences and non written. sometimes is one or two of these sounds gone, other I can hear. one person did guess it can be wrong with flash player. maybe.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ManasaKrishnan

might be.... uninstall flash player and re install it again, or update flash player.. or there may be error in plugin too sometimes... losing heart is bad thing... :-|

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