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. 


  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."