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Question: Laptop speaker play sound but external headphone or speaker ...

HI I am facing audio problem for the last few months. when i install window 7 its automatically install audio driver which plays built in laptop speaker but exteranl headphone/microphone do not play sound. Same like this if i install given audio driver of hp probook 6550b which is sp48147 then headphone play sound but spearkers do not. I have installed windows many times to solve this issue but still this problem is existing. Please help in resolving this issue

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Answer: Laptop speaker play sound but external headphone or speaker ...

Hi, Please try to enable it using the following steps (a) Right click the speaker icon,(b) Click Playback devices.(c) Right click External speakers (or similar) , (d) Click Enable,(e) Click Apply/Ok Regards.

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I am using Dell Inspiron 15R N5010 laptop. Yesterday, I made several updates (Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit updates, upgrade to K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 7.8.4 and K-Lite Codec Pack 5.3.0-64bit, upgrade to Avira Free Antivirus 2012 and so forth...). After that, when I play sounds and plug my headphone, the sounds keep playing through BOTH headphone and speaker.
This is extremely annoyed me because I have to work in the library, lab and class room with my laptop usually and I can't listen to music while studying with this problem.
Do anyone know how to fix this issue?
Thanks in advance.

Answer:How to stop play sound via both Headphone and Speaker [Urgent]

Did you install a different sound driver? You must use the Dell supplied sound driver for proper operation.

Here is the Dell IDT driver. Reinstall it and see if that corrects it.
Drivers and Downloads

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hi everyonesorry for bad English Problem description :  Before installing Realtek HD Audio Driver in control panel > sound > playback windows show headphone jack but red led in headphone jack is on and I have only speaker sound when I put headphone in jack don't recognize it . After installing Realtek HD Audio Driver in playback device only show Speakers and I have Sound in speaker and headphone at the same time together. Solution that not work :I am Test this Solution but don't work !!!! :1. tested in windows 7 , windows 8 , windows 8.1 64bit2. tested with last driver from Realtalk and Lenovo driver download (and also orginal driver)3. tested with 5 headphone4. realtalk control panel don't show headphone that in jack (but after driver install headphone and speaker work at same time !!!!)5. I am checked to show disable device in playback sound window.  I am Thinking problem is : 1. Drivers that is in the Lenovo site have problem !!!!and should be updated because after I install driver it recognize the headphone but cannot stop the speaker at this time 2. my headphone switch in the jack have a problem anyone has an idea ?    













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Answer:Y510P Speaker and Headphone Problem Play sound same time together

I may have a solution. Remove any Realtek/Lenovo driver and let Windows install generic driver. If the problem persists, then my guess is it is a hardware issue with the switching mechanism.

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Hi All,
* I want to Make the audio Play in Headphone as well as laptop speaker at the same time. How to achieve this?

* Is it Possible to play one application (example: VLC Player) with laptop loudspeaker and another application (Example: Windows Media Player) via Headphone at the same time ? without each sound interfering?

Thanks in Advance.

Arif

Answer:How to play With Laptop Speaker and Headphone simultaneous

as for your first question this should help: (Video is for Win7 but concept should be the same)

Play Audio with Both Headphones and Speakers with just Windows 7 - YouTube
Cheers,

Harry

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Hi Guys...          I'm using a HP laptop and Windows 7 OS. Several days ago I found that my laptop buit in speaker is not working.Before this problem occured, I played a DVD and it  produced a poor sound from laptop speaker. Now  I can't hear any sound from laptop speaker. But I can hear sound well through headphones.  I checked PLAYBACK Settings.  This how playback setting appears even when I plug Headphones in to the laptop. I can't see any option/setting for headphones. Only for speakers and headphones are working under this speaker option/mode. I'm really really confused with this problem. Does my laptop still run on Headphone mode...? If so how can i fix it?        Guys....Can someone please help me to solve this problem...please....!! thnks.

Answer:No Sound from my laptop speaker but Headphone works....

Hi, Can you post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your notebook - see Here for a guide on locating this information. Regards, DP-K

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Hello,

When i installed Windows 7 everything was fine but only my sound from speaker aren't working. I have Gateway CX2724 laptop. When i had Vista and XP it worked fine but now it doesnt. Please let me know how to fix it. I will appreciate a lot.

Answer:Gateway laptop has no sound from Speaker but it has from headphone

The headphones that work.... they aren't USB ones are they?

Can you check in DEVICE MANAGER to see if your soundcard is listed there and if it has a driver loaded for it?

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No Sound from my laptop speaker but Headphone worksi tried at settings and i can see the speakers are enabled but not sound from speakers 

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no sound from my laptop speakers but headphone works. I have been reading so many forums in online to solve this problem but i couldn't solve this one. Someone help me to solve this one please. I am using hp pavilion "notebook-15-ab216tx with windows10 64bit"

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No sound from speaker but headphones works well

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hi,i have a HP  Evo n610c laptop,   while i had the headphones plugged in i accidentally dropped the laptop..  To my utter total disappointment this left me with no sound in the headphones and in the internal speakers.. decided to take the laptop apart and found that the headphone jack has been ripped right of the main board...     like i say i have no sound through the normal internal speakers... does the laptop think it still has headphones pluged in?  Is there anyway i can disable it?,   its a shame to think that little headphone jack can destroy all the sound on my laptop.  Or do you think i can bypass the head phone socket with a new wire on the main board.. the only problem is it has quite a few solder  points where the socket originally snapped off..... Please help.

Answer:Hp Evo Laptop headphone jack fault. No internal speaker sound Help!

There may be more extensive damage than just the headphone jack.  Is it still under warranty?As far as soldering on a laptop mb, it's dicey at best.  Alan <>< 

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Hello athere, I have noticed recently my headphone/external speaker port does not work. No sound comes out at all when I try to plug my headphones or external speakers into this port. Oddly, my volume is not "muted" and my default laptop speakers (the sound coming out of the hardrive) do work. Can somebody fix this problem? I have attached my general computer information and soundcard information.


Sincerely,


RedGrant
 

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My wife HP Pavilion DV6175ea laptop running windows 7 ultimate 32 bits was fine with the sound until a month ago. Note that upgraded from vista since the windows 7 launch.
From that date till now it as no sound from the speakers but it is ok from the headphones.
Tried different audio drivers but no results.
Tried to insert and remove headphonde jack several times with no results.
Any ideas of what can be the problem?
Thanks,
Jorge

Answer:HP laptop no sound from speaker but there is sound through headphone

Laptop speakers are generally very delicate and if played on full volume can be blown very easily. My Dell Vostro's right speaker has gone like that while I was watching a movie on VLC player with volume more than 100%. So people using VLC player, should be careful with the sound controls within the player. This is my experience with laptop speakers. I hope you did not have this problem.

On the system tray right click on the speaker icon, select Playback devices.

On the opened Sound Dialog box, make sure that Speaker icon has a green check mark as shown below. Click on Configure button and test the speakers working or not. Complete the speaker setup and close the dialog box.

Check the properties and make suitable adjustments in available tabs.

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I have hp dv1738od and have upgraded to Windows 7, previously Windows XP. Everything seem to be working ok except, for the sound. Window 7 automatically installed the driver, and said the sound card was working properly. But there was no sound through speaker.

I removed the driver and reinstall the driver that I got from HP website that work for Window Vista. Installation went through with no problem and Device manager indicated no isssue on sound driver. However there was still no sound coming out from the speaker, only through headphone jack.

I read tons of forums, and some has suggested that it may be the jack connection. I tried plugging in and out numerous time, and that did not solve the issue. Sound could be heard for like a sec, when headphone was being plugged out but it goes away quickly. To determine if it was hardware or software issue, i reinstalled Window XP and there was sound through speaker. So for sure it is not the speaker issue.
If anybody can help me out, I greatly appreciated.

Answer:HP laptop no sound from speaker but there is sound through headphone

Hi imek and welcome to the forum!

I would assume that you are running the 32-bit version of Windows 7. If you are, you're in luck. Please download the latest BIOS and software for your HP Pavilion dv1738od, here.

I would suggest that you try using the audio driver found in this page to check if that resolves your issue. If it doesn't, it is highly recommended that you update your BIOS, found in the link provided, that might correct the issue you're having.

Let us know how it turns out

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I have Lenovo 3000 Y410 laptop having Windows 7 Home Premium installed on it. Realtek HD Audio latest driver is installed. But from the last 3 days, when I connect headphone through laptop, following things happen : -
1) Headphone connected popup doesn't show up.
2) Mic of Headphone connected pop shows up.



3) When I play video, sound coming from both headphone & laptop speakers.
4) When I mute sound by muting sound icon in taskbar, sound then comes only from headphone.





What I have tried?
1) Installed new Realtek HD Audio Manager.
2) Installed OS again.
3) Tried to change settings in Realtek Hd Audio Manager. But Nothing changes.

When I input headphone & mic jacks into laptop, & then check Realtek HD Audio Manager. The following image shows this : -


The green in realtek hd audio manager is for headphone & red is for mic. In the image, it is shown that headphone not connected & mic connected. But even headphone not connected shows up, sound coming form headphone.

I want to get sound from only headphone when headphone is connected. Is this a hardware problem ?

Please help....

Answer:Sound coming from both headphone & speaker but headphone is not detect

My Realtek HD Audio Manager has more options than yours.

Also, I notice you only have the microphone in the Recording Section of the Sound Panel. RIGHT click in an empty space in that Panel and then LEFT click Show Disabled and Disconnected devices. The Stereo Mix should be shown and you can enable that and make it the default Recording device.

Where did you get the RealTek driver that you installed? If you are not using the Lenovo supplied sound driver, get that and install it as a first step. I have a Lenovo Laptop and it has Stereo Mix and other functions. I haven't looked at the RealTek HD manager so I'm not sure what all it shows.

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Hello,
My laptop only has one built-in speaker, and this outputs the left channel only (annoying!).
After much tinkering and Google searching, I cannot come to a definitive solution.
Is it possible to output both channels through one speaker (AKA mono)?
Thanks,
-Callum

Answer:Can I play stereo sound through one laptop built-in speaker?

You should be able to select mono on your sound card . Go to your audio devices and have alookaroud

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I can no more hear anything through my earphone/headphone/external speakers. However the headset mic is working perfectly. So there is no problem with the headphone jack. The devices work fine with my smartphone. So no problems there. I have tried unintalling the drivers and reinstalling them again. That didn't solve it. The configure option for communications headphones is not showing up. I cannot also set it as default. Please help!

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I have windows xp and no sound is coming from the right headphone or right speaker, I've checked volume setting sounds and audio says everything is working no mute except on microphone but nothing is fixing the problem.

Answer:no sound from right headphone & speaker?

Have you checked, whether the balance of the sound in the mixer is set to middle position?Click Here on HowTo ask good Question to get best HelpLet us know, if the problem is solved !!!

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So here's my story:

I decided to see if I could listen to music directly from my sound card instead of my speakers. I unplugged the speakers, plugged in my headphones. No go. So I plugged my speakers back in and then I couldn't hear any sounds from it. So I restarted my computer. This half-fixed the problem.

Now I only have sound from my left headphone/speaker. I have checked all the balances and they are normal. I do not blast my music.

I would be very thankful if someone could help me with this problem. Thanks.
 

Answer:Sound Gone From Right Speaker/Headphone

Welcome to TSG....

switching the speakers to the headphones could have caused a mismatch with the sound card circuitry since the resistance or impedance of the devices is greatly different and could have possibly made one or both sides not work. I would suggest turning-off the computer for a few hours and then plug the speakers back in and reboot it might be that just letting the circuitry cool off will fix it. If it still does the same thing I would have somebody look at it who is qualified to fix this type of circuitry.
 

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Suddenly, out of the blue, plugging in my headphones or external speakers no longer automatically mutes my laptop's internal speakers. I guess it could be a problem with the headphone socket/jack, but sending it in for this would be a pain. Is there any way simply to disable the laptop speakers without having to open the laptop? I use the external speakers or headphones for sound anyway, so that would do fine as a solution. Any ideas anyone?

System info:

BIOS flashed, chip set and audio drivers updated to latest versions already.

Acer Aspire 1350

Realtek AC'97 audio

TIA
 

Answer:Simultaneous headphone and speaker sound

Welcome to TechSpot

Looks like either the jack has gone on the blink (unlikely), or one of its wires has come undone.
Either you open the laptop yourself and fix it by resoldering or replacing the jack one way or another, or send it in.
If it is still under warranty, the last would be your best bet. If not, it is cheaper to do a bit of DIY.
 

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Hi Guys,
Facing a weird problem for a long time (3 months or more but got chance to google it today). Its a dell studio 1555 with IDT High Definition Audio Codec with windows 7 x64 Ultimate OS. I had to give a clean OS after a fatal crash and sound is giving a weird problem from then. No sound through my speaker;only through headphones. If I remove headphone then IDT setup options pop ups and I cant' work until headphone is there....

Downloaded the latest driver from dell's recommended site and still not good...
tried to uninstall and restricting the auto installation by windows from "gpedit.msc" and manual installation through the latest driver..yet nothing happened...
growing Mad...I know it is drivers problem but can't fix it...help me plz...

BTW: Systeminfo.exe shows two sound card
1) IDT
IDT High Definition Audio CODEC

2) Microsoft
High Definition Audio Device


Please help me out...please please...

Answer:No sound in speaker but in Headphone for IDT Codec

On a Dell you need to use the Dell supplied sound driver for proper operation. Delete the "Microsoft" which was apparently installed when you installed Windows. Go to the Device Manager and uninstall the Microsoft, just leaving you the Dell. Uninstall the Microsoft and then restart the PC and see if it gets corrected. Make sure your IDT sound card "Speakers" are set as the Default Playback device in the Sound Panel.

Why did you do a manual reinstall? There is a Dell recovery partition on the hard drive (or at least was when it was new), accessed by F8 at POST that would have restored everything to the original factory condition (and no discs or driver downloads needed). That is the best way to reinstall.

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Hello,

I just recently encountered a problem with the sound on my desktop computer. As the title says, audio out of the right speaker or headphone is barely audible. It happened after returning back from school so there was probably some shaking of the computer during transit, I'm assuming this would have something to do with it. I'm fairly certain it's hardware related.

I've checked every audio setting that I'm aware of (driver software, Windows configuration, looked at the sound device properties in Windows hardware window) and can't find any reason for the low sound. All of the audio is balanced, Windows says the device is working properly, none of the configuration utilities indicate any sort of problem with the device. I've even tried playing with every setting I could fine, to see what effect it may have on the problem. Nothing really affects the problem in any way. I have also tried reinstalling the drivers.

I also have a front panel sound port that I can and have been using that works perfectly fine, though.

Here is my motherboard:

http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3257&dl=1#ov

The audio specifications according to that site are:

Realtek ALC888 codec
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF In/Out
Support for CD In
I realize that's really more of a list of features but I haven't been able to find anything more technical than that. Windows identifies the device that I'... Read more

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Hello,

I just bought a new PC which has AC97 sound drivers (S755MAX Motherboard). All the mixers are fine and I have tested all the my headphones, seems like there is no right side sound signal.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Ross
 

Answer:Sound from left speaker (headphone) only!

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No sound when I pluged in my headset or speakers.can you help me?

Answer:Aspire One E14 Speaker/Headphone - No sound when h...

Hi,Go to Acer download site and download the original Sound driver(even if it's old) and install.https://www.acer.com/ac/en/GB/content/drivers

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hi, i am facing a problem from a month that whenever i put headphone sound came from both internal speaker and headphone  i have the latest idt driver but nothing works also if I put HDMI cable there also same problem ...plz help mee and my enhanchment tab also gone...

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One of the PC's i have to support only has Audio working through the head phone jack on the front of the case and not through the PC speaker when no headphone's are connected.  I have checked the PC speaker connection \ the PC speaker it's self and both are working.  Any suggestions. ? Thanks.

Answer:No sound from PC speaker, only headphone jack ( 8811-EWM )

Open the speaker control panel to make sure nothing is muted and volume is turned up

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If speakers are on, when plugging in headphone, headphones won't work unless I go into the control panel playback settings and change the headphones to "Default".  Then to go back to Speakers when the headphones are removed, the procedure is reversed to set the speakers to "Default".  in the playback panel the option for speaker shows "speakers" not the typical "speakers/headphone".  The option for headphone is "headphone" which is correct. Is it true that the device wanted has to be selected as default each time??  I find this strange and very inconvenient.  Typically the option for speaker would show both "speaker/headphone" so that when plugging or unplugging headphones you can go back and forth between speakers and headphone.  In this situation with just "Speakers" listed that is not possible.  Anyone else with this problem. When chosen as default, each device works properly.  Using Windows 10.  Everything else seems ok.













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Answer:Aspire One Speaker/Headphone - No sound when headp...

have you tried uninstalling your audio device from the device manager and rebooting? I know its sounds counter productive, but often times when you uninstall something, then the system recognizes that you have a device installed, it re-installs the factorty default drivers for theat device and Voila!! it somehow works. A bit nutty in how I described it but try it, simply right click your audio device fromt he device manager and select uninstall, it will give you a prompt window with something like "You are about to uninstall Yada, Yada Yasda" but follow through and then reboot. I have fixed udio issues in this manner before. Dont forget to reboot.

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My Dell Studio 540 has lost its output to attached speakers.  I cannot tell if the problem is caused by upgrade to Win 10 or if I have experienced a coincidental motherboard failure.  I have tried a number of fixes that include uininstalling drivers, roll back drivers, and even installing the original Vista drivers that I have from the original system disks.  Nothing works. 
I do notice, by looking at the sound panel, the HDMI output seems to be operating because I can see where it indicates sound when playing some music.  However, I cannot get speakers or headphone input to work.  Even though I try the speaker plugs in any of the inputs, the sound panel still shows unconnected speakers or headphones.  
So, how do I get the system to recognize that speakers have been plugged in?  Is there another driver that I can use.  To date I have tried a number of Realtek driver and configurations, to no avail

Answer:Dell Studio 540 no Speaker or Headphone Sound - Win 10

Apologies for missing your post. The Studio 540 was never validated for Windows 10.

My advice is to disable the integrated Realtek HD audio in the Bios- Advanced- Integrated Peripherals. Then install a current PCIe x1 sound card in one of the PCIe x1 slots on the motherboard. A current sound card will provide Windows 10 drivers.

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Hi again. I just had sound issues resolved last week but I'm here again for my computer...and it involves the sound.

Here are my computer's details:

computer is HP COMPAQ dc7100 SFF
Win XP Professional - 64bit
Service Pack 2
Version 2003

Sound did reinstall but now, we can't get the sound to play out of one area. If I plug in the headphones, sound should only go to the headphones but it doesn't. Can someone tell me know to get this straight?

thanks again...

myslyn

Answer:sound coming out of headphone and computer's speaker!

Open the audio manager, look for the advanced settings option then check the option to mute the rear output device when the front headphone is plugged in.

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Ok, so been using a dell XPS 13 2015 edition for about a month now.
An hour ago I tried playing some music and it wasn't playing. This led me to clicking the volume icon in the system tray and the following popped up: . Sometimes the "looking for errors" screen turns up instead, and it find something along the lines of "driver malfunctioning". I don't know the specific drivers for my sound card. Anyone suggesting something?

Answer:No sound: plug in the speaker, headset, or headphone

Open device manager, right click on the audio device, click uninstall, tick the box to remove drivers. Let that uninstall.

Download and install this driver: Dell XPS 13 2015 Audio Driver (Win 8.1 x64)

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Hi guys, sound is still coming from my laptop speaker despite headphone was plugged in after reformat.
Attached a screenshot of my default playback settings

Answer:Sound is still coming from the speaker despite headphone was plugged

I see you only have the generic, basic function, Windows installed "High Definition Audio Codec" and not the correct sound driver.

The first step is to get and install the correct sound driver.
Support for VPCSB18GG : S Series (VPCS) : VAIO? Notebook & Computer : Sony Singapore

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Hello
Sound is coming out of speakers and only the left headphone simultaneously. I already tried headphones on other devices and they work perfectly. Same thing happens with every headphone I use on the notebook. Still can't tell which is the problem, is it a hardware thing or maybe a software setting issue? This happened right after an update of windows 10, I've searched online for similar cases but haven't been lucky. I would really appreaciate any help.
Thanks in advanced!
ps: sorry if there are some miss spellings, I´m doing my best :)

Answer:Sound from speaker and left headphone at same time

Right-click the sound icon in the taskbar (bottom right) and select Playback Devices from the context menu.
Select the current playback device in use and by default it should be the speakers. change to headpones click OK
then change back to speakers.
see if that makes a difference

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I have spectre x360. Recently I have it repaired by HP for various HW issues. (It is amazing that how much component failures you get just right after manufacturer 1 yr warranty period) Now those major issues are fixed. However, I find one of the behavior of the laptop's sound system has changed. Originally, the way my laptop worked was that even if I put the speaker on mute mode, when I connect my headphones, I could still hear sound. Then, if I disconnect the headphones speakers stay muted. I found this feature very useful. For example, in a quite library, when you listen to music and accidently pull the headphone wire off the socket, you don't disturb anyone. Now, the problem is that the headphone is muted when the speaker is muted. How can I get the original behavior back?

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Hey guys I have a lenovo G51-35 I bought a week ago and its running windows 10. I want to know how to set different volume levels for the speaker and headphones. I tried the volume mixer but for some reason it didn't show my headphone volume, only my speaker. It didn't even show under playback devices with hidden devises ticked. I looked online for help but it didn't work. I updated the audio drivers, I installed the windows 8.1 audio drivers but that didn't work, I installed the windows 7 audio drivers but that didn't work either. I need help with this, because I can't see my headphone volume, only my speaker volume. The sound works fine, but the speaker and headphones share the same audio volume, which annoys me. Please someone help me.
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 













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Answer:G51-35 - Is it possible to separate speaker and headphone sound? Lenovo G51-35

Hi Zaker_Choudhury
 
Welcome to the Community Forums
If you have Realtek HD Audio Manager Go into your realtek audio manager similar to this link. If there isn't an icon in the bottom right, go to control panel, hardware and sound, realtek hd audio manager. In the top right there is a "device advanced settings" where you can select to make your outputs as 2 different streams 
Then you may just adjust volume on each.
Another option within windows under playbackChoose properties Listen and Level tabs to change.  
 
Software tools can also be helpful similar to Virtual Audio Cable . 
 
Physical modifications via splitter audio jack to USB  is also an option.  
 
 
Update us how it goes for you. 
 
 
Regards,
 
 
 
 
 

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Windows 7 - 64 bit - PC: Has front headphones & mic jack and rear 6 speaker jacks.

I have been fiddling with this for the passed 3 hours, no luck.

I do know its's not a hardware issue. I have tried multiple jacks, all same issue, the headset works fine in other devices, no lose wires or anything such. No bad jacks.
I have also tried updating the realtek drivers, uninstalling them, rebooting, reinstalling. Disabling all other drivers, etc.
Also in realtek audio manager I have tried it with every setting checked and unchecked, nothing works.

I have a brand new 7.1 surround monoprice headset. My headset will play fine if I plug it directly into any audio jack, and configure it, but this is not true surround. When I connect the headset into the inline DAC/Decoder box(to get true surround), and then the PC, I lose audio in the right headphone. Also, the realtek audio manager reads my 7.1 headphones as 7.1 speakers.

The only thing I've came close to fixing it is rolling back to the original drivers, but then under the sound menu the configure button is greyed out and won't let me switch from stereo to surround.

To clarify the monoprice headset setup:
Headset plugs into DAC/Decoder box, then the decoder box has 3 outputs. 2 usb's and one auxiliery. Aux is currently plugged into the front of my pc in the headphones slot.(I tried the back jacks and get the same result). The usb's are just plugged into 2 available usb ports in the back. This is how the directions instructed me... Read more

Answer:Computer only plays sound through one speaker/headphone.

Ok, free case of cheap beer to whoever can provide the solution.

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Hi all,

When I plug in my headphones, my laptop's built-in speaker continues to have sounds coming out from it. Is there a way to work around this?

Answer:Sound coming out from speaker and headphone at the same time.

What audio do you have?

If Realtek, for example, go into Windows Control Panel and look for Realtek Control Panel. There are various settings that can be changed.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi I have 13-d029tu 2 units the both one have same problem.1. Left speaker have buzzing example Play Windows Background sound  on 80% or upper volume2. Then I plug headphone buzzing noise example play Stereo on 30% or upper volume I just open case on HP Thailand Refence case number 4778420275The HP Technical1. change mainboard2. change Left speaker3. Reinstall Windows and update Audio driver But the problem is still not resolved.

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Hello there, I noticed this happened awhile back on my X200 tablet but it's starting to annoy me now. One day my speakers decided not to work, but my headphones still work. I checked all my audio drivers and devices and even uninstalled and reinstalled them with this: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS000763 Didn't work. I have included some images that may help: http://imgur.com/a/d2C3vAs you can see, it shows level changes as music is playing, but I hear no speaker sound! Help would be appreciated thanks!

Answer:No Speaker Sound, Headphone works, Windows 7, X200t

Did you make any changes to the laptop right before it quit working? Add or remove any programs? Did the laptop get dropped, jolted or banged?  

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Lenovo P50sAt work I am using USB headphones.Returning back home, I am plugging my 3.5" headphones and the sound is coming from the speakers.If I plug my USB headphone they work, but I want to use my headphones.If I reboot , the problem is resolved .. till I use the USB headphones again.I noticed that under "playback devices" no entries are listed when the issue is happening.I have the latest drivers and tried uninstalling realtek drivers and reinstalling.

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No Sound From Speaker Or Headphone, Realtek ALC665 AC'97 -Windows 7 64-BIT

Hello everyone.

i have problem with my onboard sound card, i can't hear any sound from speaker or headphone,
i have in the back panel 3 jack, (i don't have front audio panel)
1 Blue - Line In
2 Green - Line Out/Headphone
3 Orange - Microphone
i try all the 3 jacks and nothing it's working.

when i install the windows, windows update install the realtek drivers from microsoft update, no sound from speaker or headphone.
i install the realtek driver from realtek website, still no sound from speaker or headphone.
AC97 Audio Codecs, version number is 6305, file named 6305_Vista_Win7_PG537.zip
the AC97 Audio Configuration utility (sound manager) in the system notification area of the taskbar Does not display.

in the sound properties (playback) the speaker icon is show and when i paly music the green bar are bouncing but no sound from speaker or headphone, and when I click on speaker properties there is no information about the "jack informaion" (green jack).

in the sound properties (recording) the are microphone icon, cd player icon, line in icon, aux icon, mono icon, phone line icon, setero mix icon, but when i plug the headphone with microphone the mic green bar not bouncing.

I have tried all kinds drivers and nothing works,
I have tried all kinds solutions,
I have tried the solutions "Windows 7 - Realtek HD Changing Jack output reassignments ( FIX )" not working.
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Answer:No Sound From Speaker Or Headphone, Realtek ALC665 AC'97 -Windows 7 64

It could be that the ALC665 uses the Realtek HD driver and not the AC'97, which you can find links to the latest version here,

Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version

if you haven't tried it yet.

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Hi,

My name is Anbu, I am using Portege R700 Series. I am facing a strange problem

When i am using head phone for listening (I am plugging only speaker pin - Green colour), it works properly i.e i am hearing sound from head phone only.

If I *plug both Mic & speaker pin* of the headphone (Both Red & green colour pin) into the respective slots, both *laptop speaker and headphone speaker makes sound.* Ideally only +head phone should work, not laptop speaker+

Help me in finding the what is the problem behind this & how to resolve

Regards
ANBU

Answer:Both Portege R700 speaker and Headphone makes sound

Is the Mic a Mono or Stereo Mic?

Do the headphones have a Mic built in?

Have you tried updating or reinstalling the Sound Driver from the Toshiba website?

Are you using HDMI Audio/Video output or use a Port Replicator?

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Hi all,

Any one know how I can mute the internal speaker while plug in the external speaker?
I want to use my laptop in libuary, but when i plug in earphone, the speaker still have sound, when I set mute, the speaker and earphone both silent.
How can I setup the speaker to mute, while can external speaker keep not mute?

Answer:Satellite A350 -How to mute internal speaker while plug in external speaker

> Any one know how I can mute the internal speaker while plug in the external speaker?

I assume you have an Realtek sound card and the Realtek HD audio manager should appear in the control panel.

Please check this Realtek HD audio manager.
In Speakers tab on the right you will see the options ?Analog? & ?Digital?.
Click right on one of the option and check if you could see some options which provide a setting in order to mute the speakers.

You will see also option called: Device Advantage settings.
Check this too.

PS; my notebook switches the internal speakers automatically if the headphones have been plugged in.
I read in other threads that sound driver update might help too but firstly test the settings like mentioned above.

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Today, I try my headphone in the first time.

Any expert here can tell me why my speaker can't stop the alarm (VIVIVIVI sound), after i pull out my mircophone and headphone?
The sound will stop by itself when I put my microphone back!

How to stop that alarm?

Answer:Sat L450D - Speaker can't stop alarm sound after i pull out mic & headphone

Hi buddy,

To be honest I really don?t know what you mean and I never heard about such an issue?
Maybe you can post more details about your notebook model, Windows installation and upload a sound record file about his?

Anyway, have you tried updating the sound drivers?

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hi there, i just got myself an x100e and still configuring by myself on how to use it. it runs on windows vista with 250gb. this is my first time using a lenovo and windows vista product. just a little question. i have plugged in my headphone into the audio jack. but, the sound still came out from the internal speaker. also, how do i enable the internal and external microphone? i've been experimenting with the 'sound recorder' function to know whether the mic is working or not. but, i did'nt hear any sound being recorded although i have been speaking loudly on the internal mic which located below the 'ctrl' key. or, did i got the position wrong? about the headphone, i have tried using the 'sound' in the control panel. amazingly, when i test the headphone function over there, it works fine. i mean, i hear the sound in the headphone. but, if i were to play any audio using other apps such as youtube or windows media player, the sound still came put from the internal speaker phone, although i have plugged in my headphone at the same time. am i missing something? or should i change any setting over there?  also, i keep on hearing clicking sound from my laptop. not sure whether it is coming from my hard disk or not. the clicking sound is similar to the ticking sound from a moving seconds dial on a clock. the sound usually came out whenever i am running any programs on the laptop. so far, the laptop is working fine, but, just curious about the sound.. a... Read more

Answer:thinkpad x100e-speaker/headphone/clicking sound/webcam probs

Ive had the kind of same problem with what i think is the hard drive. If its sitting quit, it sound like the hard drive is spooling up and then clicks, then spools, then clicks. If I run a program that takes any computing power, it clicks away. It come from the right side of the computer, below the enter key, on my laptop. Right now there isn't anything I can do. As i need the laptop for school and if I sent it off to lenovo it would take time to get it back. Right now I am saving everything to my google documents for the time being. Ive tested the hard drive on all the lenovo hard drive tests as well as seagate ones, nothing shows to be wrong. So I just have to live with the clicking until I send it back to lenovo under the warranty. To me clicking = bad. So its just a matter of time. Here is my thread for more information. http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/Thinkpad-x100e-Hard-Drive-Clicking-Sound/m-p/1... cpbs

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I am running Windows 10 Professional with current up-to-date updates on my Dell Inspiron Laptop.

Several days ago I noticed that plugging in current headset no longer muted the internal speaker. I know that it is not the headset as it works perfectly on another computer.
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Doing a web search has not resulted in finding the problem, let alone a solution. Further my anti-virus is up-to-date, as are the microphone and speaker drivers.

Pointers in the direction of a solution will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:External Speaker Fails to Mute Internal Speaker

What audio codec does your laptop use?

It will be listed in device manager. The VEN DEV combo will be enough information.

You'll find it in the device properties details tab, specifically, the "Hardware IDs" section.

It will resemble this:

Code:
HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0288&SUBSYS_10EC0191&REV_1000
Usually the audio codec chip itself will detect an external speaker is plugged in. Have you checked your audio device's configuration software? It should have a shortcut in the classic control panel.

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I am running Windows 10 Professional with current up-to-date updates on my Dell Inspiron Laptop.

Several days ago I noticed that plugging in current headset no longer muted the internal speaker. I know that it is not the headset as it works perfectly on another computer.
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Doing a web search has not resulted in finding the problem, let alone a solution. Further my anti-virus is up-to-date, as are the microphone and speaker drivers.

Pointers in the direction of a solution will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:External Speaker Fails to Mute Internal Speaker

What audio codec does your laptop use?

It will be listed in device manager. The VEN DEV combo will be enough information.

You'll find it in the device properties details tab, specifically, the "Hardware IDs" section.

It will resemble this:

Code:
HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0288&SUBSYS_10EC0191&REV_1000

Usually the audio codec chip itself will detect an external speaker is plugged in. Have you checked your audio device's configuration software? It should have a shortcut in the classic control panel.

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I met a strange issue. The sound from the internal speaker is automatically shut off when my T410s CPU temperature is high (e.g. >72 C after playing some youtube videos for a while). But the sound from the headphone works fine regardless the temperature. The sound from the internal speaker is usually back after I press the volume up/down button, but it only lasts for a short while so that I'll have to press the volume up/down button very often to get the sound continuously in high temperature. This is really annoying. So I was wondering if anyone knows how to fix this problem? Thanks. BTW: I bought my T410s (model:2901CTO) with windows 7 pro about 3 years ago. TPfancontrol was used.

Answer:no sound from internal speaker when my T410s CPU temperature is high (>72 °C). Headphone works fine

Welcome to the forum!
 
I'd suggest booting a "live" Linux CD/DVD and verifying whether the issue persists in that environment.
 
Good luck.

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Hello, Something is stuck inside my headphone jack (really no idea what, it looks like some amber colored resin) This caused no problems until i tried to stick my headphones in (because i didn't know there was something else inside)Now the little switch inside is activated and i can't use my normal speakers anymore. Pulling the thing out is not possible it really seems glued inside, i can remove small parts of it by scratching with a screwdriver but i see no way to remove it without a drill. I googled for ways to shut off the port so i can revert back to the normal speakers (i really don't care about losing the headphone jack, i normally only use speaker sound) It seems the installed realtek drivers allow no option to deactivate it. I tried reinstalling the realtek driver, changed registry option "EnableDynamicDevices" but didnt find the more promising "ForceDisableJD".  The Windows driver also didn't help and i didn't find any other drivers available for this notebook. The BIOS also didn't have any option for this (but maybe i'm just bad at finding it) Is there any way to disable the port on the software side or a way to disconnect the hardware? I have soldering equipment here. I really don't care for a clean solution anymore, just hoping for a way to get the sound. Thanks for your help. Edit: whoops almost forgot the essentials: this is a lenovo z510 with win7 64bit that was not pre-installed (bought without OS)

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Hi Everybody!

All of a sudden my speaker icon is missing from taskbar & sound is only coming through the LEFT speaker. The RIGHT speaker is still working but you can only hear SOME sound and it's very low, all the rest of the sound is going to the LEFT speaker now and the volume icon on the taskbar is gone now so I can't even check the settings there. This all happened out of nowhere! Everything had been working fine for a long time before this happened. I don't understand.

Is this some kind of malware problem rewriting the codes or something? I saw this could be the problem on previous posts. I am NOT knowledgeable with computers but I learn fast if you can walk me through the steps.

I have windows 7 professional on a 32 bit system.

The option "Show or hide volume (speaker) icon on the taskbar" in the Control Panel is grayed out and I cannot change the setting on it.

I've been looking thru past threads and I'm still not finding a solution that works for me.

Any suggestions would be very appreciated!!

Thanks so much!!!
:cool
 

Answer:Missing Speaker Icon from Taskbar, Sound only coming thru One Speaker now.

Hello there, check to see if your drivers are up to date, then head to the Malware Forum if you want to be sure your system is clean.
 

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hi,
i encounter the same problem. my laptop is thinkpad e431. please help
 
Mod's Edit: Updated Subject line and moved post to the Thinkpad forum from the Lenovo Y & Z series notebook due to the difference in models.
 

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My JBL bluetooth speaker already connected to the laptop but unable to play sound to my JBL speaker. 

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I have an issue with my 5.1 speaker. Only the front left and front right would produce sound. However, when i run the speaker test on the CP, everything are working fine.

Here's what I did.

Thanks in advance!

http://support.creative.com/kb/ShowA...785):obj(51680)

here's what i found. I'm using an on board sound card. Don't really understand what Creative is talking about. lol.
 

Answer:Solved: 5.1 speaker, front speaker produces sound only.

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Hi,
My dell inspiron 14z 5423 no longer have sound from both the speakers and the earphone jack.
This happened after I replaced the Battery and also the hard disk from 500gb to 1TB and upgraded to windows 10.
Before this, I was using Windows 8.1 and everything was working well. I have returned it back to windows 8.1 but the no audio problem still persist.
Also, my speaker symbol on the task bar shows a "cross" sign with "no audio output installed" displaying when I hover on the speaker icon.
Please I need help. have tried all options i can think of including driver updates.
One more thing, the sound driver are not showing up on the device manager window where other drivers are displayed.

Thanks

Answer:No Sound From Speaker & Headphone Jack On my Dell Inspiron 14z 5423 After Chnaging BAttery and Hard Disk

pizzz4allthe sound driver are not showing up on the device manager window where other drivers are displayed.
Hello. Download this Win8.1 IDT audio driver for the Inspiron 14z 5423. There are two versions there -- get the one that says "File Format Hard Drive". Follow the installation instructions and see if the driver shows up in Device Manager.
If it doesn't, perform the PSA or ePSA sound test. If no sound during the test then there has been hardware failure. Could have happened during parts replacement.

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 I have a Logitech Z 2300 2.1 speaker system.I have no sound in one of the desktop speakers.I have borrowed a friend's Logitech Z 2300 2.1 speaker system and experience the same problem ? one of the desktop speakers produces no sound.I would be most grateful for any assistance you might be able to provide me in addressing this problem.CordiallygeoheidSome computer specs:Custom built computerWindows XP Pro ? Service Pack 3 ? Build 2600240 gigahertz Intel Core 2 duo2048 Megabytes installed memoryMultimedia ? Creative SB Audigy 2 (WDM) 

Answer:Speaker problem - No sound in one desktop speaker

When you borrowed your friends speakers, was it the same speaker, left or right, that didn't work?  If so, it must be a bad jack on your computer.  Plugs and jacks work on simple physical contact with a spring like action and sometimes they get warped.Sometimes you can push the contacts back into the right position, and sometimes you can't.  Open up your case, power off of course, plug in your speakers, and see if you can see where the plug and the jack are missing contact (not always possible).

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I have a Logitech Z 2300 2.1 speaker system.I have no sound in one of the desktop speakers.I have borrowed a friends Logitech Z 2300 2.1 speaker system ? using the same wire/cable (his remote 'touch control' unit is defective)and experienced the same problem:  One of the desktop speakers produces no sound.Volume bars are balanced.Malware/antivirus scans reveal no problem.I purchased an adapter to plug a headset into a Creative SB Audigy 2 unit.The result:I receive sound through both ear pads of the head set; however, I continue to receive sound through only one of the speakers!I would be most grateful for any assistance you might be able to provide me in addressing this problem.CordiallygeoheidSome computer specs:Custom built computerWindows XP Pro  Service Pack 3  Build 2600240 gigahertz Intel Core 2 duo2048 Megabytes installed memoryP5K Deluxe motherboard  Wifi-AP editionMultimedia  Creative SB Audigy 2

Answer:Speaker problem - No sound from one desktop speaker

It very much sounds like a defective female jack receptacle on the "speaker/lineout" output. I assume that your results from the headset status was done from the headset/microphone jack as opposed to the "speaker" jack? If these are powered speakers you can try them in the headset output and at least determine if both speakers work. Alternatively you can also test your speakers on another computer to eliminate the possibility of a defective speaker.I don't know if your audio software provides for a left/right speaker mute if so you might check to ensure whichever side is not producing audio is NOT muted. I again assume this is a recent occurrence to something that had previously worked properly? Have you recently changed anything associated with the sound? Is your sound on-board or a standalone card?truenorth

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Can't play sound through the bluetooth speaker thats  linked to the laptop,When going to the: Bluetooth Device Operations and Settings, under the "Audio& Video" label, the "Listen to Music" is greyed out, therefore unselectable,  (same for the "Telephony" label, greyed out) What is the solution? I will really appreciate a response...Thanks to allhere is screen shot

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Dell dimension e520 running win xp

there is no computer sound when pc shuts down and can't get
sound on external speaker.

Please help

Answer:No internal or external speaker sound

first go to control panel and check the audio option of your computer and see if the computer recognizes a sound card.

after clicking audio go ahead and check the settings. if everything is grayed out it means you don't have sound card installed, you need to check device manager and see if you have your sound card there and if see if it's installed with the correct driver.

check also if the external speakers are connected to the right audio port at the back of pc.

hope this helps!

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Greetings,
After my pc being infected with a virus (Trojan) PUP & some others like Funno..something...I tried to cleanned with my McAffee antivirus but I am afraid virus went thru anyways ...I had other antivirus: Malwarebytes & Spy-Bot,these two helped a lot but virus seems to remain in my pc...I wanted to play my system cd that came with my pc so that I could clean up and reinstal system, but now my CD-ROM does not work, it says it does not exist, also my internet connections DSL is gone it also says that does not exist after trying to check for errors and fix problems...my speaker(sound) it says does not exist...I started in Safe Mode and reused my antivirus (McAffee) but did not detected any thing bad...BUT I still have no CD_ROM and the others, Control pannel Add harware cannot open it says does not exist or some wrong with drivers...MY QUESTION: How can I get back my CD_ROM to work or ennable it so that I can clean up my hard drive and reinstal systems (?) I run Windows Vista..
Thanks for your guidance
Best Regards
Pete

Answer:A Virus(Trojan) pup & some: funno.my PC cannot play CD-ROM or Connet or sound speaker

Hi and welcome to TSF please follow the instructions here NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum
then make a new thread here Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help - Tech Support Forum and post all the info there also mention anything you cannot do, as it stands you may in fact still be infected so have securtiy help you clean your system and then come back over if your still having issues

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Alright, so here's the problem. I just recently got this computer and plugged it into the VGA port and the sound wouldn't work. I plugged Logitech External Speakers into it and the computer didn't even acknowledge that it was there. I plugged in Headphones to see if those worked and they didn't aswell. I asked the guy who I got the computer from and he said that it (sound) would work when plugged in using HDMI. So I did that and the sound does work, but only through the TV speakers. It still doesn't acknowledge the speakers or the headphone s when plugged in. So I wen t and grabbed some other speakers I had and tried those and It still didn't recognize the speaker. My question is: How Do I Get My Computer To Recognize My Speakers? Any help would be much appreiciated. 

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Hello, I recently purchased a used ThinkPad T400 and I am having some problems with the sound when using external speakers. Whenever using external speakers, everything has a bizarre underwater/reverb sound. This is a very frustrating issue as I have tried everything I can think of and searched for hours for similar problems to no avail.  The only thing I can think of is that it is somehow stuck in headphone mode? Any help would be much appreciated. 













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Answer:T400 External Speaker Sound Issues

try to clean the inside of the audio jack. Also when you say external speakers, are you talking about the laptop's own speaker?

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pleas help only got sound on one speaker then on other speaker gets sound every now and again or not at all are my speakers knackered.thankyou

Answer:sound jumping from speaker to speaker

You don't mention your set-up.Have you checked all connections?

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PLEASE HELP ME IN SOLVING THE LESS SOUND EFFECT FROM MY COMPAQ PRESSES C-700 -WINDOW VISTA HOME BASIC 32 BIT OPERATING SYSTEM NOTE BOOK Also please guid me how can I upgrade this window to the best suitable latest window available I mean Window 7 / window -8 / window 10

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So, i got a speaker Sony rdp-x200ipn.

I have an Acer Aspire E17

I can connect my speaker to my laptop via bluetooth fine, when it's connected i can test the speaker and it makes the beep sound. When i start itunes, my speaker plays the sound fine, but when i search for example a youtube video I hear NO sound. When I turn of my speakers the sound is fine and plays from my computer and when I turn it on again no sound.

Can anyone help me?

Answer:Sony External bluetooth speaker not playing sound

Two possibilities. (1) The "Stereo Mix" is not set as the default recording device. (2) The Bluetooth is not set as the default playback device.

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Just trying to listen to iTunes to make my day go by quicker but my external speakers wouldn't work.  I searched through forum and found similar issues so I uninstalled Realtek and now I have no sound at all.  I've attempted to reinstall an earlier version of the Realtek drivers but it won't install.  It need my tunes :(

Answer:latitude 6440 no sound at all after attempting to fix an external speaker issue

Hello. Do the external speakers plug into the laptop's headphone jack or into a usb port?

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New Dell Optiplex 980 Win. 7 64 bit (SSD) and having diffy with my computer speakers and playing the onboard / internal speaker that both play at the same time. 
.I've updated the Realtek High Definition driver and believe system is up to date on everything else. Would this be a matter of just disabling the onboard speaker?

Thanks.

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Is it possible to get mic in from a Bluetooth headset, live play it through Laptop speakers/External USB Speakers?

I'm trying to make a mic-speaker combination which works without external power supply!

Also, are there any software which will simplify the whole process?

Answer:Bluetooth Headset mic to External Speaker via Win 7 Laptop

To me the laptop would have to be Bluetooth enabled which if it was then you could play the sound through the laptop speakers.

Adding a set of active powered speakers would then produce what you are saying on the headset.

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At the moment, it's only for the purpose of troubleshooting sound loss in the laptop (though it would be useful to know anyway).
There's a speaker set handy (a woofer & 2 little ones) that I know works with my desktop computer, but I just wanted to check before trying it with the notebook computer. I remember reading somewhere that the wrong speakers can cause damage to a hi-fi system (or vice versa), but don't know if that applies with computers?

Answer:Can I safely try any external computer speaker set with my laptop?

Polymath, I would be interested to see any answers to your question as I have a netbook and it's a waste of time playing music as the sound is so poor.

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Hi,

I've just bought some Bose Companion 3 series II speakers to work with my Toshiba Equium laptop.

The speakers work fine when plugged dierectly to my ipod but are rubbish when connected to the laptop. The big bass speaker hardly outputs any sound at all and the sound from small speakers is bit distorted, with some back ground noise - sounds like bad am radio.

I've tried messing about with low volume settings on pc and adjusting all permutations within control panel / sound systems.

Could it be a software problem - e.g. device driver? Its a realtek device?

Like I said the ipod seems to prove the speakers are fine.

Any suggestions welcome.

Thanks.
 

Answer:External speaker problem with Toshiba laptop

Simple test first - did you try a pair of headphones, like the earbuds your iPod uses, in the speaker jack and see what you heard there? If its distorted, but sound okay through the Toshiba's speakers, then it might be a hardware issue with the jack.

A-N
 

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Sometimes, sound only comes out of the left speaker of my laptop. I can log off or reboot the machine and it works again but it is very annoying for obvious reasons. Also, when I plug in speakers the sound only comes out of one of the speakers. So I get frustrated.I am running WinXP on a Lenovo ThinkPad T61.Thanks.

Answer:Sound out of one speaker of laptop

Have you tried reinstalling the sound drivers?Do you have service pack 2installed for Windows XP?http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-67816.html

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Two days ago it was working.Yesterday I turned it on no sound.I found my headphones today and they work.There is a red speaker icon above the key pad that I think means the speaker is muted.When I tap on that icon a volume scale appears on the screen.Tap it ,sound off ,tap it again sound on(I have volume set at 100%)The red speaker icon stays on no matter how many times I tap it.The scale on the screen says it turning on and off,the red icon says its not.It does turn off and on the headphones.I cant remember when was the last time I used headphones on this computer that is almost 3 years old.

Answer:No sound on laptop speaker

Since this recently happened, two things to try.
1. Use the System Restore and restore the PC back to a date when it worked OK. If that does not work, System Restore has an "undo" option to undo the System Restore.

2. If the System Restore does not work, Uninstall the sound in the Device Manager - RIGHT Click on the entry for the sound device and then LEFT Click "Uninstall". DO NOT check the box to uninstall the drivers. Restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the sound.

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I have been using the headphones for sometime but after a few days, when listening to music on the media player, it says "An audio device was disconnected or reconfigured. Verify the audio device is connected, aand then try to play the item again". Why doesn't it change to speaker? HELP PLEASE this is scaring me

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My right headphone speaker wont work. I have had problems with there being no audio before but all i had to do was reboot my computer. But now im only hearing it out my left headphone. Is there a fix for it?

Answer:Right headphone speaker out

Have you tried the headphone is some other device to make sure it's not the headphone or a dirty plug on the headphone? Also wiggle the plug in the jack and see if you get the right side to work.

Finally, check the balance, if you have one in case it's set to left only. On my system, if I doubleclick on the speaker icon in the Sound Panel, another panel comes up and in the Levels section there is an option for L/R Balance.

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O.K I've had this problem for a while now. All I want to do is have my headphone to have a different audio stream than my speakers so that I can talk to a friend through my headset and receive the voice audio, but to also have through my speakers sound from other programs. Basically I just want the system to recognise the speaker and my headphone as different output devices instead of tieing them together. The software I'm using is Realtek Audio Manager and it hasn't been helpful whatsoever, I've had two computers and I've had the same problem with them both.

Answer:Headphone and Speaker

Originally Posted by Cal360


O.K I've had this problem for a while now. All I want to do is have my headphone to have a different audio stream than my speakers so that I can talk to a friend through my headset and receive the voice audio, but to also have through my speakers sound from other programs. Basically I just want the system to recognise the speaker and my headphone as different output devices instead of tieing them together. The software I'm using is Realtek Audio Manager and it hasn't been helpful whatsoever, I've had two computers and I've had the same problem with them both.



Hi Cal360,

Welcome to the forum

This is an interesting request I know that it is possible to have 2 or more sounds coming out of the same speakers, but to separate these sounds??

The only way I can think that this might work would be to use 2 soundcards, a quick search through the net shows that this might well work, I am not so sure, so I am going to try it (if I can find my old soundcard) I'll let you know the result

Pooch

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Hi...in my WinXP, i was able to use both headphones and speakers together, but here in Windows 8 I find the option to only use one of them at at time. Is there a setting which can play automatically with headphone/speaker whichever is plugged in or do I need to change the default everytime I plug in a device? Thanks

Answer:Speaker and headphone together

With a Dell you are, in most cases, limited to the available Dell sound drivers. Non-Dell sound drivers in most cases either do not work or do now work correctly. For example the generic Windows/Microsoft installed HD Audio Codec sound driver is just a basic function driver and does not have any extra options such as speaker configuration.

Download the available Dell Vista/Win7 driver (it will work for Win8) four your specific model and then check to see if you have the speaker option. This assumes there is a Dell driver for your model. You failed to include your Dell model number so I can't check or link you directly to the driver. Dell drivers are at www.support.dell.com

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After updating to Windows 10, my sound didn't work at all so I updated my audio driver to the newest one on HP's website for my specific laptop model. Now, sound comes out of both my headphones and the speakers. Can someone help?

Answer:Sound comes out of both my Headphones and the Laptop Speaker...

I understand there is sound coming from both the speakers and headphones. To resolve the issue, please try these basic steps:-Go into Control Panel by pressing 'Windows key' + 'R' key on the keyboard.-Now on the 'Run' dialogue box, type in 'Control panel' and hit 'Enter'.-Now find 'Sound and Audio device' and open it.-Look for the Recording tab.-Select your microphone/headset as the default device, and press OK. Hope this will help you.

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I bought a new emachines notebook and am very frustrated as there is hardly any sound, i have checked the volume and checked to see it is not muted plus checked the device manager and it says all the sound stuff is working ok??? cant even watch a youtube video without resting my ear on the notebook, does anyone know how to fix this or should i take it back? thanks.

Answer:New emachines laptop with xp but very low speaker sound?

Go into your Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices. Check the settings there and look for something that might increase the volume. I can't say off the top of my head which setting you are looking for so you will need to look around and see what you can find. If you change any settings make a note of what you changed in case you need to change it back later.

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Hi Everyone
                     I bought my XPS15 2years ago and now out of blue its just decided to make distorted sound when i watch any movie or play any song but all the windows sound are clear, thats the only thing confusing me because if the speakers are faulty then there shouldn't be any sound but my lapy's default window sounds are normal. When i go in audio setting and preview any of the audio sound "Windows default" it plays it normally but when i play a movie or a song it just creates whisper distorted sound. Can anyone please help me on this. Any kind of help will be much appreciated.

Thanks

Himanshu Kamal

Answer:Laptop Speaker distorted sound

Hi SAMKAMAL29,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
* Please uninstall the audio driver from the device manager.
* Restart the system
* Download the audio driver from the Dell Support site
* Install the driver
Run the on-board diagnostics <F12> and capture any error code or message you receive.
Does this happen when a speaker or headphone is plugged in?
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).

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Hi I just bought an emachines N12 laptop for my daughter for Xmas.I just wanted to install the XP and leave it at that until Xmas but noticed all the system sounds including the windows media player test tunes comes out of teh right hand inbuilt speaker only the left I only can hear the computer fan etc out of..this is not normal is it? emachines have told me to download the latest driver see if that works.I am waiting on a wifi router to connect this and desktop at Xmas..I can try to download AOL and try to connect this notebook thru wires on my own modem if I disconnect teh desktop and then try and downlaod this driver? any ideas at all? is my laptop bust ?Sorry to go on........

Answer:Laptop sound from only left speaker !?

Why not download to your desktop and transfer to flash drive move fdrive to laptop and install

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hello again,

I now have a problem that when I download video from you tube,I only hear sound from the left speaker ( laptop )


I can't wait for windows 7 to come out

I'm trying to upload a .flv file.... I guess not allowed

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Plugging in headphones does not switch to headphones.
If I wish to switch from speaker to headphone, the only way is to go into playback devices and select one or the other as default. I can't default both. Checking one as default (speaker) and the other as communication device also doesn't help.
I notice that many others on the forums have a single choice, that is, speaker/headphones. Mine are separate. Also, I have VIA HD Audio(Win 10).
Not sure what other information will help.

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hi, my problem is with headphones and speakers. I have tried plugging headphones in to the tower and nothing works. My old speakers are altec lansing and have no place to plug headphones into, the green wire goes into back of subwoofer, and with no hydro plug. My new speakers are same brand and have a hydro plug as well as a place to plug headphones into. I plugged green wire from new speakers into back of subwoofer and into a hydro outlet and nothing happens. Volume is set at high on speaker icon. What else can I try.
Thanks a lot
 

Answer:speaker and headphone problem

I cannot view a youtube video as I have dial up
 

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I am using Win7 on my Presario V3000. Its working fine, but there are still some problem with this laptop. I still can hear the audio come out from the speaker and the headphone when I plug in my headphone.

Answer:audio comes frm both speaker and headphone

Usually there is a physical connection that breaks when you plug in the headphones. Did this just start happening?

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My soundcard has front/rear/headphone channels. I would like to play music through the speakers and still be able to listen to my headphone; is this possible? Basically, I want to be like my own private DJ. I would like to use the headphone to listen to another music while another music is playing through the speakers.
 

Answer:how do I use headphone and speaker simultaneously?

Try connecting your speakers to the 'line out' jack (if they are powered speakers) on the soundcard.

What connections are available on the soundcard?
What connection are you connecting your headphones and speakers to?
 

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It seems that when i use either Earphones or Headphones, The sounds coming through them seem low to me. But coming through the computers speakers seem fine to me. I updated the Realtek Sound Driver twice already. Does anybody from Acer support or from the community have any suggestions?

Answer:why is my speaker volume so low, through Headphone...

BookHog92,
 
Could you please provide the model of which notebook you are using?
 
Do the headphones/earphone have their own separate volume that can be adjusted. I know that the ones I use have a separate dial I can use that adjusts the sound independently from whatever I have set Windows to.
 
Is the volume in general low, or only using certain applications/programs. If you right click on the volume icon in the task bar and choose "Open Volume Mixer" is everything in use turned up?

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I recently got the Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Alpha headset for Christmas and tried them out. I plugged in the USB thing that came with it, which allowed you to plug the headphones and mic into a USB port, and it installed the device fine. Right now I have to send them back because of a problem with the headset. But when I unplugged the USB I noticed that I have no speaker in playback devices. And when I plug in my older headphones into the front of the computer they don't appear in the playback devices. I tried checking "Show disabled devices" and "Show disconnected devices" but all I get are four Digital Audio (HDMI) devices. The same thing shows up in Device Manager.



I could use my headphones but only when the Sound Blaster USB thing was plugged in. I have Realtek High Definition Audio but now it doesn't show up in Device Manager. Also, my speakers are built into my monitor.

Answer:No headphone or speaker device.

Hello laetes, welcome to the Sevenforums!

You might try using a restore point to before the headphones were installed: System Restore

Or reinstalling your Audio drivers (uninstall previous, install newer one from motherboard or sound card's website)

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Hey guys, I recently bought some nice 5.1 speakers, and 5.1 headphones. The problem is when I need to switch between the two its a pain in the *** to have to unplug the cables from the case every time. So I was wondering if there was a type of splitter or cable I could get? Keep in mind the speakers AND the headphones have the black, pink, and green jacks, and actually the headphones have a extra orange jack for voice. Anyways, thanks a lot.
 

Answer:Headphone / Speaker Setup

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I put together my first rig this weekend and I've come across a few quirks, but this is the first I haven't been able to figure out with google and I've just about had it with random sound issues with one of these drivers to begin with (Realtek HDA, had some serious trouble getting my computer to acknowledge I had a microphone.)

My monitor (just an old tv) is getting sound via the HDMI cable to my graphics card which is using the audio drivers from that (NVIDIA Audio). My headset is using the front panel audio connected to the motherboard, which is using a separate driver (Realtek HDA). If I plug in my headset any programs opened before plugging in still play through the monitor, and those opened after through the headset. The same thing happens when I unplug the headset, those playing through it before unplugging keep (trying) to play through it.

I can easily remedy this just by closing and reopening all of my programs whenever I switch, but I sometimes switch often enough that this is a bit of a hassle. Is there anything I can do to prevent this from happening?

Edit: More anomalies. My sound mixer is denying skype. It will appear in the mixer for a few minutes, then go away. (No unplugging involved) I haven't been able to find a specific cause for this yet or a set of circumstances that causes it.

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Answer:Headphone to Speaker Dilemma!

In the Control Panel there's a Sounds icon, there you can change the default playback and recording devices. You can re-assign those devices there. I don't think programs will allow you to switch an audio device while in use unless they offer an in-program audio device selection, Skype for example does under options.
 

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Good afternoon, My laptop (Toshiba Satellite L650) Stopped playing sound out of the Speakers. I recently fixed this rolling drivers back, and disable/reenabling them.

This resulted in me having to disable the speakers, and restart every program that I wanted sound to play from so I was able to listen to the sound from my headphones.

Now, after almost a week, my speakers are not producing any sound at all. As they are internals, I cannot test them on something else.

I don't know whether there is an issue with my sound card, that is causing it, but my headphones play perfectly fine.

So, basically, I would like to know, how to fix my Internal speakers, and how to make the swap between Speakers and Headphones, automatic, so I don't have to close everything, and then disable the device I do not want to use.

Thank you, and have a great day.

Answer:Speaker/Headphone problems.

Hello and welcome Zeroix mate have you tried just plugging in headphones? and do they work if not check the small speaker icon at bottom right click on it and it will show the volume level and check Sound in Control Panel - see pics

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Hi, I read a number of threads on here already in relation to trying to get my headphones to work on my Toshiba Satellite laptop. I've managed to get my headphones to play music (barely, because they still play although the volume is set to zero on the computer, yet full on Realplayer). Now, I deactivated my speakers on the control panel, but now there is no way I can reactivate them. The "Show Disabled Devices" does not exist as far as I know. If you're not aware by now, I am computer illiterate.

Can't enable speakers

Thanks, Gnocchi.

Answer:Yet another Speaker/Headphone Thread

Originally Posted by Gnocchi


Hi, I read a number of threads on here already in relation to trying to get my headphones to work on my Toshiba Satellite laptop. I've managed to get my headphones to play music (barely, because they still play although the volume is set to zero on the computer, yet full on Realplayer). Now, I deactivated my speakers on the control panel, but now there is no way I can reactivate them. The "Show Disabled Devices" does not exist as far as I know. If you're not aware by now, I am computer illiterate.

Can't enable speakers

Thanks, Gnocchi.



Hi Gnocchi, Welcome to the Forum.

Right click on your speaker icon, click on Playback Devices, Right click on one of the audio devices and then click on show disabled devices.

You should also be able to select and configure a headphone device.

I hope this helps

Pooch

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A couple of weeks ago, I had to unplug everything connected to my computer, while I moved it to decorate. Decorating done, and computer back in place, but now I have a strange, but annoying problem. When I plug my headphones in, I don't hear anything, and the speakers still work. First thought would be the jack socket, but if I go into playback devices, and select headphones, and run the test, they work perfectly. If I reboot my pc, with the headphones plugged in, they work, but I can't get the speakers to. Again, running a test, shows them to work. I have even tried updating the drivers, but apparently, I have the latest drivers. I'm totally lost now as to what the problem/solution is. Hope someone can help.
 

Answer:Headphone/Speaker problem

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Hi, I recently just re-installed Windows Vista on my Sony Vaio Laptop and it took ages for me to find all the drivers for it but say im listening to music online or watching a video on youtube and I plug my headphones in the Laptop the sound wont work, but if I refreshed the Webpage the sound will start working. It is the same with the speakers when I unplug the headphones, Does anyone know what is causing this.
Thanks
Ben
 

Answer:Speaker & Headphone Problem

Be sure to upgrade Vista to Service Pack 2
 

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I have seen this thread and i did everything,but when i restart my computer the HDMI comes back instead of my speakers PLZ help i have found no way to figure it out and i have just installed windows 7...

Answer:No speaker or headphone plugged in

Can you tell us a little more information please.

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