Fix for VMWare Player sound problem

VMWare Player 5, Windows 7 (x64) (host) and Ubuntu 12.10 (guest)

Error message:

The default sound device cannot be opened:
A device ID has been used that is out of range for your system. Sound will be disconnected. 

Fix:

  1. Open the RealTek HD Audio Manager.
  2. Click the folder icon in the top-right corner to show the Connector Settings.
  3. Select "Disable front panel jack detection."