"the problem with playback device" with Skype.

receive 'problem with playback device' with Skype.  When I go to the Control Panel on my pc dell under sounds, etc., there is no option of reading before it takes.  have spent hours on Skype and my pc. Help!

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Hi BeverlyBowers,

Facing any problem with the sound on the computer other than on Skype?

Problem with playback device means that Skype cannot find a speaker or a headset that is properly configured on your machine in order to make a call.

Method 1:
I suggest you to run the Fixit and check if it helps.

Automatically diagnose and fix the audio problems and Skype webcam
http://support.Microsoft.com/mats/Skype/

Method 2:
If the problem persists, I suggest that you make sure that speaker or headphones are selected by default.

a. go to Start and click on Control Panel.
b. click on her, then a new window will open.
(c) in the new window click on the tab "recording" and right click in the window and click Show disabled devices.
d. now check if the speaker or headset is listed here and right click above and choose Activate.
e. highlight the speaker or headphones and click on 'Set as default'.

Method 3:
If the problem persists, I suggest you install the latest audio drivers on the manufacturer's Web site and check if it helps.

Hope this information helps. Answer the post with an up-to-date issue report to help you further.

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