I messed up one sound setting in Vista. And now I can't hear youtube videos...

Can you help me? Trying to tweak the sound, on my laptop running vista, I changed the setting under speakers properties>advanced>Default format. I foolishly changed the default format to another setting, thinking I could always switch it back. Immediately the sound from my youtube windows ceased. I tried switching it back and applying the settings. No joy. I tried restoring default settings. No joy. I can still hear windows sounds, just not stuff I WANT to hear. Anybody know how I can fix this? EDIT: Nevermind, I fixed it...errgh...should've just rebooted in the first place.

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guyfrom7up9 years ago
sometimes my firefox does that, I just close firefox and reopen it, lol
whatsisface9 years ago
Sounds to me like you might have muted firefox. Open the volume mixer and check it's not muted.
Lithium Rain (author)  whatsisface9 years ago
I tried what both of you said, but it didn't help. So I rebooted. It works now! Guess I should have rebooted first. :-)
The IT technicians default answer ;-)

After "Is it plugged in?" of course.
ell they dont say it like that

they say try unplugging it and plugging it back in.
I work in tech support...
so do a lot of people. they dont say it like that because that makes them look stupid. ( the people) Maybe its only polite canadians who say it the way I did
The exact words on my script are "Can you make sure it's plugged in please?".
okay you said After "Is it plugged in?" of course.
Well done.
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