I'm going through the Max for Live max basic tutorials and have reached 18: Data Collections. It is the first one featuring sound ('makenote' and 'noteout') but no sound appears. I have sound in Live itself and Audio is 'on' in the 'Audio Status' (with driver listed as 'Live'). When I click 'Audio driver setup' in the same window nothing happens.
Going to help sections and elsewhere it says that if I double-click 'noteout' I should be able to choose between MIDI ports, but nothing happens when I do this. Microsoft GS wavetable synth is NOT activated in Live's Preferences.
I'm using a Dell laptop with Windows 7; Live and Max for Live are updated. The issue presists whether I use asio4all, MME/DirectX or an external soundcard.