New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

MacBook Pro - Speakers disappearing - Error code -2 returned by CoreAudio driver


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
water buffalo

 
Member Since: Nov 19, 2007
Posts: 1
water buffalo is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: MacBook Pro 2GHz Intel Core Duo, 2GB, 120GB

water buffalo is offline
Hello all,

Last week I purchased my first Mac - a used MacBook Pro (2GHz Intel Core Duo, 2GB, 120GB). It will be used mostly for photo storage and editing, and hopefully as a tool to learn and create music with GarageBand. The notebook is cosmetically perfect and looks well taken care of.

The MBP came with a fresh installation of Tiger. I allowed all updates from Apple to be done at the end of the install. The updates included Mac OS X update combined (Intel) which brought the OS to version 10.4.11, and GarageBand Update to version 3.0.2.

I am having a problem with the internal speakers disappearing. For example, when opening GarageBand, sometimes I get the message, Error code -2 was returned by the CoreAudio driver. When I get this message there is no sound in GarageBand. There are no external speakers connected nor are there any other external devices in the USB ports or FireWire port. Also I have not loaded any other software yet.

When Im having the problem, if I go into System Preferences -> Sound, I see there is no device available for the sound output. The problem will usually go away with a reboot.

It seems to happen most often on the first boot of the day. Once the speakers are available, they stay available. This problem has occurred 4 times in my first week of ownership.

I reloaded Tiger because I had downloaded an update from the Microsoft web site to make Windows Media Player work and am having the same problem with the fresh and clean install of Tiger.

Has anyone ever seen (and resolved) this problem? Leopard is sitting here but I am reluctant to load it. If this is a hardware problem Id like to get that fixed first.

Thanks in advance for any input.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Fidelity of MBP's Line Out? | Is my screen under warranty? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Networking Printers FAQ cwa107 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 45 04-10-2010 09:43 AM
Networking Printers FAQ cwa107 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 22 01-20-2009 03:35 PM
Finding the Driver my Printer is using jherzog OS X - Operating System 0 01-04-2007 12:02 PM
Printer driver trick rcltrh Other Hardware and Peripherals 9 01-01-2007 08:45 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:20 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?