Sound And Audio Problem

I upgraded to the windows media player 9. 0 and started getting an error message when attempting to listen to music of the web of: no sound device found. I found it strange because with winamp, i'm able to listen to my mp3's and midi files, so i know my speakers and sound card are working just fine. I went to the microsoft xp site and they recommended and the knowledge database recommended troubleshooting my sound files. Problem: the instructions say to click on "advance" in the volume tab but it's greyed out. Here are my settings:

1st tab - volume: no audio device (everything else is grayed out)

2nd tab - sounds: sound scheme is set to "windows default" (everything else is grayed out)

3rd tab - audio: under "sound playback" and "sound recording" the default device for both is this: model #0 line playback. Clicking the drop down arrow on both does not give any options except the same one. Where is says "midi music playback" - it's grayed out but the default is set to: no midi playback devices. There's a checkmark where it says: "use only default devices" - although if i take the checkmark away, it doesn't change a single thing. 4th tab - hardware:it has 7 devices listed and for each one it says they are working properly. I am sooooooooooooo frustrated with this. I'm hoping you or someone can guide me. I think that "model #0 line playback" may be the problem, but how do i change that?

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