"Actually, I can assure you I was VERY lucky!
At work, our IT department just replaced all our Xp machines with Win7/8's. The older stuff wont even try to install and every other install cant find some resource or even worse, I cant…"
"1. Check the sound settings (volume level, volume mixer settings, in Control panel - check the audio devices ->audio and there first section... Sound Playback...Default Device...make sure it's on the correct speakers... check the proper one…"