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T400 - Front knuckle of iphone headphone jack broke off in socket and is stuck in there.. Help!

Question: T400 - Front knuckle of iphone headphone jack broke off in socket and is stuck in there.. Help!

Not sure how or why it broke off. At first it was just dangling near the front of the socket, so I tried to get it out with tweasers. That failed, I just pushed it back further in. Now it is basically at the back of the socket and I can't get any sound out of my T400 beacuse it is running through that. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated pls Is there any way to get back there by taking the laptop apart? What are my options? I'll try anything!













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Answer: T400 - Front knuckle of iphone headphone jack broke off in socket and is stuck in there.. Help!

You can try taking apart the machine and pushing it out with a needle. http://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/43y6629_04.pdf

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I tried a quick search and couldn't find an answer.

I've managed to break off a bit of my headphone connector into the jack so my laptop thinks I have headphones plugged in while it is infact just a bit of metal, this is making it impossible for me to get any sound out of my laptop.

I was wondering if anyone knew any way of disabling the jack so I can get sound out of my speakers

I have the realtek HD audio manager on my HP G62 Notebook PC
 

Answer:I broke my headphone jack

I don't think it is possible to turn off the jack. That bit of metal is telling the computer to turn off the internal speakers. The computer still thinks that the headphones are connected. See if you can remove that bit of metal...
 

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Somehow my headphone jack on my Y570 broke, i have't been wiggling it round, cleaning it and still no joy :/ Is there a way i can reaplace a headphone jack ?or i just have to buy a USB Audio Adpater for it :/ Thanks, Anderson

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I was trying to shift my chair and the laptop collided with the chair, pushing the headphone against where it was plugged in, and headphone jack broke. A small piece of plastic came off, and now the jack feels lose. What can I do to fix this problem?

Answer:Z580 Headphone Jack Broke

Welcome to the forum! Fortunately your model has the audio headphone jack on a card that is separate from the motherboard.  You can either send the computer into Lenovo Support for replacement of the card or you can do it yourself. The link below is for the Hardware Maintanance Manual for your model.  Page 59 of that manual will show your the audio/USB card that needs to be replaced.  You can check with Lenovo on the needed part or they are available on e-Bay.  If you or someone you know is comfortable working inside a computer, the repair is a relatively easy task. http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_z380_z480_z485_z580_z585_hmm_1st_edition_feb...

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The tip of my headphones broke off in the jack. I can't seem to get it out of the jack. Now I don't have sound from the computer speakers. Is there a way to disable the headphone jack to restore the sound to the speakers?  Thanks for any help.

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Can anyone tell me what the hell that hole is for, i cant get no sound out of it ??? maybe someone can..... yes the vol is up

Answer:Headphone socket on front pannel....

it may need to be connected to the motherboard...what case and motherboard have you got?

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Hi all.
I am brand new to this forum and Windows 7 so please bear with me as at 73 years old I have never been able to learn computer jargon, my computer is a very old self build that I have extensively upgraded and because the case did not have any front ports at all, not even a headphone socket I have just installed a Star Tech 3.5 inch drive bay multi-port panel which I have already got installed on my Windows XP self built PC which works a treat with a similar motherboard.

My problem is that after connecting the HD Audio Socket to the HD Audio plug on the motherboard it is totally dead, the rear audio works fine as does a headphone/mike connected to the front or rear USB.

Can any one help me please and remember to write in plain English and not computer jargon please.

Cheers

Answer:front panel headphone socket is dead

obviously, you'll need to make sure that you have the correct drivers for your soundcard, and that they are up to date..

it appears that you may have to update the BIOS, as well - in order to facilitate the hardware changes you've made:
ASRock > Products > Motherboard > G31M-S R2.0 > Download

I'm no expert with the BIOS and I don't usually mess with it, unless I know exactly what I'm doing,
so hopefully someone with more knowledge of these things will give you some good (**one syllable-type) advice on how to proceed..

best not to proceed unless you have good advice on hand...

**no offence, know exactly what you mean..!!

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Hi guys i m new here... need some help.

My front headphone jack is not working but mic is working..
Headphone works properly at rear jack.

System info.
System model - PI945GCM
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7300 @ 2.66GHz, 2670 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 2.00 GB
Sound info - Name High Definition Audio Device
Manufacturer Microsoft
Status OK
PNP Device ID HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_8384&DEV_7682&SUBSYS_10192633&REV_1036\4&CC92D09&0&0001
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\hdaudio.sys (6.1.7600.16385, 297.00 KB (304,128 bytes), 7/14/2009 5:21 AM)

Answer:Front Headphone jack..

Can I see your recording tab, for reference please?

I searched for audio drivers for your system and was unable to find anything directly related to your board. the Sound card is built in and is the IDT 92HD202. The only drivers I can find are for the 92HD series that were put into Dell Precision 5400 laptops. Those drivers stopped at Windows Vista. Chances are, since IDT has discontinued the manufacturing of hte 92HD series chip, you won't find Windows 7 drivers.

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Hello all, My device:Lenovo G700 Notebook (00258-61457-41252-AAOEM), Windows 8.1, IDT Audio Driver Situation:My headphone jack is broken. A repair might be too expensive. I'd rather disable jack and to play sound via speakers Problem:My small daughter has broken headphone jack and it got stuck inside the notebook. I can't get it out so my computer still thinks that headohones are turned on. That's way  I can't get any sound through internal speakers. My question:Is there any fast way I can reconfigure the audio jakc or how to disable it (maybe in windows registry) on my notebook to be able to hear some sounds?   Thanks in advance.I will be grateful for any helpful advice! Jaroslav

Answer:Broken headphone jack got stuck in a plug, how to disable jack?

 My device:Lenovo G700 Notebook (00258-61457-41252-AAOEM), Windows 8.1, IDT Audio Driver Situation:My headphone jack is broken. A repair might be too expensive. I'd rather disable jack and to play sound via speakers Problem:My small daughter has broken headphone jack and it got stuck inside the notebook. I can't get it out so my computer still thinks that headohones are turned on. That's way  I can't get any sound through internal speakers. My question:Is there any fast way I can reconfigure the audio jakc or how to disable it (maybe in windows registry) on my notebook to be able to hear some sounds?   Thanks in advance.I will be grateful for any helpful advice! Jaroslav

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My on-board speaker isn't working as my computer thinks there are headphones plugged into the headphone socket.

Apparently in earlier versions of Windows there were registry keys that could be modified to prevent detection of the headphone socket. Is there a way to stop headphone socket detection in Windows 10?

Thank you.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5870 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3063 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1)
Hard Drives: C: 136 GB (107 GB Free); D: 1 GB (1 GB Free); E: 10 GB (0 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 308A
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

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I have this Compaq Presario A900, i bought it just under a year ago. Approx March/April last year.

Recently the headphone socket/jack whatever you call it has been playing up.
It has always done it but not caused as much problems as it does now.

It used to just make a fuzzy noise if I moved the headphones around in the socket (like twirled it). Now, if I do it or even touch the headphone a bit it immediately turns to speakers and its like as if the headphones were disconnected.

Does anyone have any clue how I could like reattach it more or tighten it or something? It's annoying me since I don't have money to get it repaired and I love music.

P.S. Sorry if this is in the wrong place or if I've typed it wrong. I'm new.

Answer:Headphone socket/jack broken/loose

I'd say its probably broke inside the laptop. If its still under a year, that should be under warranty. Send it in to HP for repair.

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i have this motherboard http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=775i65Gi have a headphone jack and mic jack on the back of my case aswell as 2 ports ont he front.the guy i bought it off (ebay) ddnt connect the fron 2 ports.inside the case are lots of like umm little square connectors but i dont know how to connect them.can i do this with my motherboard and how would i do it?any help appreaictedboo

Answer:Front headphone jack connection

boo...Here is the manual for your board...I think...make sure it's the same board.http://download.asrock.com/manual/775i65G.pdfLook at the schematics of the board and you'll want to locate the connectors on the board for your USB and front panel audio connector.Hopefully, you'll be able to locate the connectors.

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Hi,

When I first installed Windows 7 on my computer I had to manually install a sound driver. I went to the Dell site and downloaded the only audio driver for my system, Dell Precision T7500.

The driver was SoundMax. The onboard sound worked, but the headphone socket one the front wasn't. Even when I had my headphones plugged it they werent getting picked up on Playback devices.

A friend of mine told me to just delete the driver, and let windows download its own sound driver (it didn't do it when I installed windows for some reason). So, I rebooted after uninstalling the SoundMax driver and Windows automatically downloaded and installed the "High Definition Audio Device" driver.

Now the audio icon in the windows tray has a red cross on and says "No speakers or headphones are plugged in" I plugged my headphones in on the fron headphone jack and its not picking them up.

I click the icon and let it troubleshoot headphones. I get the following message "The peripheral does not appear to be plugged in. Check the connection. Proceed to next step to finish." I unplug them and plug them back in, click next, and it just says the issue is not fixed.

I have taken the side panel off and check the connections and all wires are connected.

dxdiag is showing as no sound card present. Results are below:


Code:
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System Information
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Time of this report: 5/28/2011, 10:50:31
Machine name: DAMONANDHANNAH
Operati... Read more

Answer:No Sound From Front Headphone Jack

What sound card do you have?

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Hey

Recent problem, basically I've turned up all possible volume controls I can find, tried multiple programs, multiple headphones and earphones, and the problem remains = sound is fine when it's coming out my cheap 2.1 speaker set, but when I use the headphone jack, it's really quiet.

It's a PC with no sound card, motherboard Gigabyte SKT-1366 X58-USB3 Motherboard which has the realtek HD audio on it. I actually just saw the sticky about it switching output, which it used to do (I don't understand the fix at all), but I fixed it myself by uninstalling the realtek driver and letting windows install its own driver on a reboot, which worked.


I don't know if there's any more detail you need, but I can assure I've done all the basic stuff to increase the volume and it's maxed out at a very bearable medium voolume.

Thanks for any help.

Answer:Headphone front jack is far too quiet

UPDATE: I reinstalled the 2009 realtek driver from the motherboard's website and it's loud again, but I have the infuriating problem where it switches from headphones to speakers every 2 seconds. The realtek control panel is flickering so fast I can't even click on the "settings" button. It's like someone is repeatedly pulling out my jack, and it's confusing the system so much. All it says is "Reloading audio devices..." every single time, and the sound switches randomly between speakers and headphones.


I first thought this was a hardware problem but it looks like it's the driver. I cannot even begin to understand what the solution is in the sticky, because there is no clear description of the actual problem (whether it even relates to this) and also because I don't even know where to find ""HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE", search finds nothing.

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I know this is possible, as I get the option to select Headphones when I insert it into the Mic In jack. But will it still work properly like a headphone? No change in audio, quality, etc?

Answer:[SOLVED] Use Front Mic In as a Headphone Jack?

No the quality will be awful

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My front headphone jack was working properly yesterday, untill I ran across this problem. I left my computer on for at least 8+ hours doing nothing, then when I got back, my headphone jack did not work. When I put my headphones in the front audio jack, it does not detect it. I looked for the 'Headphones' in audio system (yes, I put it on show disabled devices, and disconnected devices),but it did not show up. Everytime I put my headphones in, the speakers keep on working, but it does not detect the headphones. Please help!

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Hello. I seek aid from people with experience. I've tried alot of things and have recieved some help from my friends but nothing have worked. I was searching for solutions to my problem just back n forth on the web and i ended up here and i figured even tho the post i found here didn't help me i might aswell give it a try and see if someone else has any ideas. I'm sorry if i'm doing this wrong or if im simply not using the appropriate methods of posting this but anyway here goes.Some brief info about my gear:I'm using a Dell Dimension 9200, os; windows xp media center.The comp itself is fairly old but is still up and running. My headset is a Icemat Siberia headset. I think my sound card (not sure) is called SigmaTel Audio~To my problem. I accidentally pulled my headset cable away from my comp with a lil to much force  which caused the top half of the metal piece which goes into the headphone jack to snap of and get suck inside my headphone jack. This obviously broke my headset so its not usable in any other comp but I can still plug it in to the same jack and retrieve sound in my right earphone. However the problem exists I either need to get that piece out of there which seems nearly impossible (I have tried probably 10+ different methods.) or I need to disable this jack in order to be able to use the jack on the back of my computer. You see the computer seems to think i still have my headset plugged in quite obviously since the tip of the heads... Read more

Answer:How to disable my front headphone jack.

Remove a side panel and disconnect the front header power lead to the headphone jack...the PC won't see it if it has no power.BTW no apology neccessary...

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I have a centurion 5 case with a front headphone jack an a8n-sli mobo and a sound blaster audigy 2 sound card. I have no idea how to get the front headphone jack on the case to work. If anyone could help me out in any way that would be great. Here are some pictures of the inside of my computer if that helps.

http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=88411

Answer:How do I get my front case headphone jack to work?

in the manual for the sound card it should list jumpers for front audio. normally there is some discrepency between the labelling on the sound adapter and the cables on the case, so it can be largely trial and error.

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I recently run into this problem. The first time I tried to use it, it seems that the green jack for my headphones doesn't work at all. Plug in any pair and they don't even recognize it being there, as seen in Control Panel.

What might be the problem? The case has a bad jack, or the connector on the motherboard?

Answer:Front input headphone jack does not work

Do you have any other headphone to try at the front jack?

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Ok so im playing wow and all of a sudden my sound goes off and i cant hear music or anything so i minimized and unplugged my headphones and plugged em back in..still no sound. I unplugged them and restarted my computer and they still dont work. I rly need help with this it happens often with my computors for some reason .

Computor specs:
HP a6763w Desktop

Operating System - Genuine Windows VistaŽ Home Premium with SP1

Processor - AMDŽ Phenom 9150e X4 Processor
Processor Speed - 1.8 GHz
Bus Speed - 2000 MHz Hyper Transport 1.0

Memory - 7168MB PC2-6400 DDR2 SDRAM

Video Graphics - Integrated GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 graphics

Hard Drive - 640GB (7200RPM) Hard Drive (SATA)

Optical Drive - SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology
Card Reader - 15-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader (SD, MMC, RS-MMC, MS, MS Pro/Duo, Pro Duo, SM, xD, mini SD, CF I/II, MD, MMC Mobile, MMC+

Audio - ALC888S chipset, High Definition Surround Sound Capable, 7.1 channels

Network - 10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45)

Keyboard - HP multimedia keyboard

Mouse - HP PS/2 optical mouse

Headphones:Cyber AC-9620 Gaming Headset

I have the latest drivers for everything and its definantly the jack thats not working because i tried the headset on another computer and it works
****just found out if i go to speakers and hit test i can hear the test sound but i cant hear anything else

******Ummm when the jack isnt all the way in but 1 notch from being all the way in i can hear fine....
 

Answer:Front headphone jack has stopped working

Reinstall the sound drivers
 

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I'm getting no sound from the front headphone jack when I plug my headphones in. I get sound if I plug my headphones into the rear audio jack. Is my D3100 faulty?My normal setup is a monitor and tv plugged into the 2 rear hdmi sockets and pc stereo speakers plugged into the rear audio jack. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 7559.

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I've seen similar posts regarding this, however none have helped so I'm starting my own one...hopefully someone can help.

I upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 64bit. In XP, I used the front panel headphone jack for hooking up to my TV, or headset. Since I've upgraded, this headphone jack doesn't work. The 'Manage Audio devices' in the control panel shows headphones as not connected in the front jack. The microphone works fine.

I've tried looking for updated drivers - I have the latest. I tried to switch the BIOS settings from HDaudio to AC97 - doesn't work. I tried to install the Soundmax High Definition Audio utility from my motherboard installation disk, but Windows 7 won't let me run the setup (not compatible with the OS).

Any advice / help would be appreciated.

System specs are:

Motherboard - ASUS P5N32-E SLI PLUS
Sound - (with the motherboard) Supreme FX Audio
CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo 6600 2.4 GHz
Memory - 4 GB
Video - Geforce 8800 GTS 640MB
OS - Windows 7 64bit

Answer:Front panel headphone jack problems

I have the exact same motherboard : P5N32-E SLI.
I'm using the soundcard that came with the mobo (supreme fx).
Just upgraded from 32 bit Vista Home edition to 64 bit Win 7 Professional.
My front headphone jack has not worked since the upgrade.
Control Panel identifies the Headphones as 'not plugged in'.

In a slightly unrelated topic. My xbox 360 is hooked up to the line in port for sound at back of my pc. It was always a bit distorted with Vista (a problem I was too lazy to confront).
But since the upgrade to Win 7 the distortion has become intolerable.

Anyone out there who can help?
cheers.

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I am trying to get the headphones working on my desktop. The pc uses an msi p45 platinum mobo. It also has a Creative soundblaster X-fi soundcard, which the speakers are plugged into.If I disconnect the speakers and plug the headphones in they work fine. But I get nothing from the front jack.Could the soundcard be preventing the on board sound set up from working?Which is better anyway? (Creative X-fi or the onboard sound)Whats the easiest way to get the headphones working from the front jack plug?

Answer:Front panel headphone jack not working.

Soundblaster is much better than on-board sound. Your sound card has got three or four Line-out sockets, use one of these for the Headphones?The front audio sockets are very often not actually connected to the mobo.

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I have an Intel 865GRH board which has the internal sound card, SoundMax. Recently, I connected the Front Panel Headphone wires in the mobo (near PCI slot 3) arbitrarily, so that I could hear only sound, no microphone. But now, I want to connect my microphone, but I cannot connect the microphone jack in Front panel as I haven't connected the wires internally.

Also, I tried to connect the speaker jack in the internal sound card in the back panel. ButI get the error message that I cannot hear the sound from both the speaker as well as the Headphone (connected to the Front Panel Headphone Jack) even though I have already disconnected the Front panel wires. So, it's a nuisance trying to hear and record at the same time.

Since, I don't have mobo's manual, either suggest me how I can connect the internal wires in the mobo so that i can use microphone as well or suggest me how I can get rid of the error message and hear the sound from the back panel jacks.
 

Answer:Disconnecting the Front panel Headphone Jack

do you know the model/maker of your mobo you can always download the manual from the manufacture site.
 

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Asus M4A78-EM motherboard using Realtek drivers from Asus site.

The front headphone jack did not work until I installed the Realtek drivers from the Asus site.

Actually they didnt work until I checked on Disable Front Panel Detection. That got it going but the rear speakers are still playing.

Mute the Rear Output Device When Front Input Is Plugged In is checked on.

From what I've read this is simply a result of having the front audio panel set up as AC97 instead of HDA. 5 wires versus 7(or is it 9)

I'll include some pics. First one is how the wires are currently configured and the second is a page from the manual.

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With 2 extra pins on the left end of the front audio board not being used I'm wondering what they might be for? Are they not used or would running 2 wires from those pins to the Presence and Sense_send connectors on the audio header on the mb do anything.

Or are there an extra 4 wires used on an HDA front panel? Presence, Sense_send, Sense1_Retur and Sense2_Retur.

TIA

Answer:Front headphone jack does not mute rear speakers

Hi FrostyWinnipeg and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

Have a look at this: AC'97 and HD audio front panel layouts

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I cannot get beats audio working via front speaker headphone jack following upgrade to windows 10. Can you provide a link to the relevant drivers please? Error Message from windows update : ? IDT - Audio Device - IDT High Definition Audio CODEC - Error 0x8007001f

Answer:Beats Audio not working on front headphone jack

I tried to download drivers from HP but keep finding this message: HP encountered an error while trying to scan your product.Please verify your product is powered on and connected, then try again in a few minutes.Or, view all available drivers for your product below. HP has no problems identifying my PC, details as below: Product name = h9-1335eaProduct Number = C5V41EASerial Number = [Personal Information Removed] 

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Hello, I'd like to know how to enable my front microphone/headphone entrance (the green and pink ones) on Windows 7

Thanks =)

Answer:How do I enable my front microphone and headphone jack with Windows 7?

The front panel should automatically be enabled, providing the cable for the front panel audio is connected to the motherboard, and you are using the correct sound driver. I assume you have Realtek as I used to have a P8Z77 LE Plus motherboard and it had Realtek on board audio.

On many PC cases there are two connections available for front panel audio, "HD Audio" and "AC 97". The HD Audio is preferred as it as some jack sensing functions that the older AC97 does not have.

I looked at the Realtek HD Audio Manager on my system and there is no option to enable or disable the front panel jacks. There is an option to mute or not mute the speakers when a headset is plugged in but that's all.

Even if you only have the generic, basic function, Windows installed High Definition Audio drivers installed instead of the correct hardware drivers you should still get front panel headphone operation.

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When I insert my headphones into the front panel of my dell dimension the sounds cuts from the speakers and enters into the headphones as normal. But when removing the headphones the sound should automatically transfer into the speakers, but this doesn't happen and i get no sound at all, not even i put my headphones back in.

I have rebooted and uninstalled/reinstalled the drivers to no avail.

Any ideas?
 

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I am experiencing static noise issue from front headphone socket Lenovo Y900 431SZ. I notice that the pc starts to producing static noise after 10 to 15 minutes after PC on. Whenever i restarted my PC the static noise disappear and i will appear again after 10 to 15 minutes. I've tried the back audio socket and it was normal. Does anyone overcome the problems ?

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I have a Gigabyte GA-P55-UD5 motherboard with on-board sound by Realtek, and my case is Thermaltake's "Element G".

I connected the front panel audio cable to the designated connection on the motherboard, however, whenever I plug-in my headphones, the stereo is reversed! Meaning that the headphone for the Right ear is playing the audio channel for the Left ear, and vice versa.

I end up having to wear my headphones in reverse to enjoy correct stereo sound.

I checked the front panel audio connection to the motherboard, thinking that maybe I plugged it in the wrong way or something, but apparently there is only one way to plug it in.

My first guess was that this was a design flaw with the case, and that they mixed up the audio channel connections in the front panel. However, when I plugged my headphones DIRECTLY to the REAR audio jack, it's exactly the same story!

The fact of the matter is that the on-board audio is mixing up the stereo channels! I actually remember that on my previous computer with on-board audio it was the same exact problem.

1) Is this a known issue with on-board sound cards in general?

2) Most importantly, is there any way I can fix this in Windows 7? Reverse the stereo channels so that they are outputted correctly?

Thanks in advance!!

Answer:Front audio headphone jack reversed stereo...

Never mind. I tried a different pair of headphones and there was no problem. Apparently my cheap "Sony" headphones were just defective.

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Hi.
http://i.imgur.com/oFhoV.gif
My headphones are plugged in.
Taking them out and putting them back in again does nothing.
The front jack microphone does not do anything either.
I am pretty sure it's not a hardware issue, as it happened when I was playing around with the audio settings in the same window.
It isn't disabled and according to device manager, it's fine. But from my experience with device manager, it's probably wrong.

Answer:[SOLVED] Front headphone jack permanently disabled.

Hello krickit,

Is this a desktop or laptop?
Does the same issue appear if you connect external speakers and/or other headphones?

Also try booting into Safemode (Press F8 during startup) and see if the issue is the same here. First suspicion goes to either broken headphones or headphone jack, but to rule out all software causes, let us know some more information.

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That happened some weeks ago, no software or hardware changes were made prior to speakers gone mute. The other day however speakers were back from malfunction and operative again 100% - for no apparent reason, but as soon i plugged headphone jack in and out - they were gone again!?!? Is there a catch or something that i'm doing wrong!?!? I've tried: removing and reinstalling sound card drivers (no success), different OS (no success), checked headphone jack for foreign objects (found nothing, it looks ok in comparison to other jack (microphone)). No warranty on this machine (expired). Any suggestions??? Thanks in advance.

Answer:T400 speakers not working - headphone jack functional?!?

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Hi! Thank you for taking the time to read this & hopefully help me resolve my issue. May the records state that I'm not the most experienced with computer hardware, but I'm interested in it and have been learning through my friends.
That aside, I recently got a Logitech G230 Stereo Gaming Headset. I've been plugging it into the audio/microphone jacks in the rear of my tower, and they've worked fine.
// Really great headset, by the way; very comfortable and I have no complaints about it as of yet.
Recently, upon cleaning out my tower, I found that there are audio/microphone jacks on the front panel. Who knew? I never really explored my computer tower so this was a neat find for me. I decided to see if my headset would work through them, and lo and behold, the feedback volume was significantly lower than it was in the rear jacks. To my dismay, I couldn't find out why this was, and Google ceased to give me the solution I desired.
Help is welcomed with open arms!

Answer:Front Panel Headphone Jack - Poor feedback issue

I'm not sure of what you are saying. Are you saying the sound volume in the headset is lower than it is plugging into the rear Green speaker jack?

There can be a sound level difference, depending on the impedance of the particular headset. The Green speaker jack on the rear is designed to feed a speaker system which will have a different impedance than headsets. Thus there can be a difference in the sound level.

Dell does not list the technical impedance specs for this model so I can't say for sure what the Speaker and Headphone jack impedances are.

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I bought a Sunbeam Trio computer case a year ago and it has a headphone jack in the front. I plug my headphones into it and it gives me all kinds of noises (amplifies hard-drive activity, can hear fan motion, and general annoying high pitched hissing). Its not much a problem when I have music blasting but it is when I have them on and nothing is playing.

I'd really like the convenience of front port head phone access but will plug it into the back if need be. The thing is, the sound inputs on the back of the case (from motherboard) don't work. I've tried fixing it but it wont output sound.

My question is, is it common for computer cases with front headphone jacks to give extra feedback noises through headphones compared to plugging into a sound card? Does my problem have to do with the case itself, the motherboard, or something I did wrong?

Also, would buying a cheap PCI soundcard and plugging it into the back probably fix my problem? I want to be able to plug my headphones and listen to music without any extra noise coming out of them except music

Answer:Super annoying problem with headphone jack on front of case

i had the same problem w/ my front headphone jack. whenever i would talk, people tell me im getting crazy feedback. the one on the motherboard sounded fine.

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Ok, i have a dual boot system with Vista Premium and XP. The following issue ONLY occurs in Vista. XP is fine.

When I insert my headphones into the front panel of my dell dimension the sounds cuts from the speakers and enters into the headphones as normal. But when removing the headphones the sound should automatically transfer into the speakers, but this doesn't happen and i get no sound at all, not even i put my headphones back in.

I have rebooted and uninstalled/reinstalled the drivers to no avail.

Any ideas?
 

Answer:No Sound after using Dell Dimension 8400 front headphone jack

It is a simple mechanical problem. When you plug in the headphone jack, a spring leaf is moved breaking the circuit to the speakers. When you remove the headphone jack, the spring leaf is supposed to move back to the normal closed position. The metal used to construct your headphone jack was made of a metal too soft to spring back into position. You will have to open the computer case and bend the contacts back to the correct position. If you are electronics savvy you can replace the jack -- or you should ask Dell to replace your computer under warranty.

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I recently bought Ideacentre 300-20ISH Desktop PC and when connecting any headphones to front headphone jack there is constant static noise in behind. Static becomes even more vivid if PC is active (hdd copying, audio-video editing, etc,..) Direct output in the back of the PC works fine. But I don?t want to do disconnect/connect my speakers every time I want to use headphones. Installed OS is Windows 10.Can someone please suggest what to do?













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Answer:Front headphone jack static noise (Ideacentre 300-20ISH Desktop)

Hello jesprej
 
Thank you for using the Lenovo forum
 
What i suggest trying is a static discharge of the unit as this may be all it is. below is some steps for this.
 
To discharge static that may have built up inside your machine follow the steps below: 1. Plug the cable into the socket and the machine. 2. Turn power off at the wall. 3. Hold down the power button on the front of the machine for 1 minute 4. Turn wall socket back on. 5. Turn machine back on.

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Front headphone jack is now assigned as a communications device (basically call-center style headphones & mic).  I am unable to use this jack for regular headphones any longer.  I am unable to change the assignment back to simply 'headphones' -- the original setting when the PC was manufactured by HP.  Also, Beats Audio (and its Control Panel) no longer works and HP has no software download for my PC for it ("cannot find .startup file!").  How do I reassign the front 3.5mm headphone jack to be what it used to be and how do I get Beats Audio from HP if their support website doesn't even let me choose the software?

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I recently bought Ideacentre 300-20ISH Desktop PC and when connecting any headphones to front headphone jack there is constant static noise in behind. Static becomes even more vivid if PC is active (hdd copying, audio-video editing, etc,..) Direct output in the back of the PC works fine. But I don?t want to do disconnect/connect my speakers every time I want to use headphones. Installed OS is Windows 10.Can someone please suggest what to do?

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Front headphone jack is now assigned as a communications device (basically call-center style headphones & mic).  I am unable to use this jack for regular headphones any longer.  I am unable to change the assignment back to simply 'headphones' -- the original setting when the PC was manufactured by HP.  Also, Beats Audio (and its Control Panel) no longer works and HP has no software download for my PC for it ("cannot find .startup file!").  How do I reassign the front 3.5mm headphone jack to be what it used to be and how do I get Beats Audio from HP if their support website doesn't even let me choose the software?

Answer:Front Headphone Jack Reassigned; Beats Audio No Longer Avail...

Welcome to the HP Support Forums @maadiman70! I understand that you were having an issue getting your headphones to work. I will do my absolute best to help you resolve the problem on your HP Pavilion HPE h8-1300z CTO Desktop PC.  As you know the HP Pavilion HPE h8-1300z CTO Desktop PC software and driver page does not have supported drivers for Windows 10 available.  When did the headphone jack stop working?When did the Beats Audio stop working?Have you tried to do a System Restore back to when they were working?Have you tried using the Windows troubleshooting tool?Have you tried to see if the headphones are recognized by the Desktop? Here is a document called No Sound from the Speakers or Headphones. There are some steps in it that may help you.  The best thing you can do because there are no Windows 10 drivers available for you at this point, is to do your Windows Updates and the HP Support Assistant updates. Just download and run the application and it will help with the software and drivers on your system that need updating. If this reply resolves your issue, please share the good news! Let others know this reply was helpful by clicking the Accept as Solution button at the bottom of this post. To simply say thanks, please click the Thumbs up below! If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to continue to help you. Please re-post with the results of the troub... Read more

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Something plastic ended up stuck inside the headphone jack on my laptop. Now I can't get the speakers to play because it thinks it has headphones in it. I cannot afford to have it removed right now. Is there someway to get the speakers to work anyway? I have tried disabling the headphone function on the computer but it has the head phones and  speakers connected. Is there any other way to disable them?

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i have a laptop computer and made the mistake of using my daughter's headphones. the tip came off of the plug-in part and is stuck inside the hole. any ideas on how i can get it out so i'm not stuck using dora the explorer headphones for the rest of my computer's life?
 

Answer:Stuck headphone jack

You could try using a paper clip to fish it out (MAKE SURE THE POWER IS OFF IF YOU START POKING AROUND INSIDE THE SOCKET). Unfortunately the socket is usually surface mounted to the edge of the motherboard. If you are handy with a soldering iron you could probably remove the socket and install a new one. Failing that it's "Dora the Explorer" for you!
 

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So I have been using an A/V cable to connect my speaker system to my laptop (it's really an iPod cable, with A/V on one end and a 3.5mm headphone plug on the other). But somehow the headphone plug broke off, leaving the end piece of it still inside my headphone jack on my laptop.Any ideas on how to get it out? I can't think of anything good.Please help, thanks in advance.

Answer:Help- Piece stuck in my headphone jack

pliers? worst comes to worst, what you can do is un-solder the jack and re-solder a new one on.

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Hello,Plastic bead stucked into headphone jack of my laptop.... how can I remove it ??

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Hey guys,So I was working on my HP Pavillion notebook and I accidentally tangled my earphone around my neck and broke them, leaving the headphone 3.5mm tip in the audio jack.        I tried everything to remove it, I soldered the end of the broken piece back onto it and tried to pull it out but couldn't, I tried super glue, and glue gun but everything failed. I even contacted and reached out the service centre in my city but they said they will charge me for the whole board coz they won't fix it and instead they will replace it (even though my laptop was only 2 months old). I have given up on getting rid of the broken piece and want any of you guys to help me changing my driver. I tried to uninstall the audio jack from device manager and enabled the speakers but it still won't work I tried several ways to contact HP support but they are out of reach and won't have a similar issue on its forums and guides. if you guys could help me out, that would be amazing.Thank you!.

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Hey guys,So I was working on my HP Pavillion notebook and I accidentally tangled my earphone around my neck and broke them, leaving the headphone 3.5mm tip in the audio jack.        I tried everything to remove it, I soldered the end of the broken piece back onto it and tried to pull it out but couldn't, I tried super glue, and glue gun but everything failed. I even contacted and reached out the service centre in my city but they said they will charge me for the whole board coz they won't fix it and instead they will replace it (even though my laptop was only 2 months old). I have given up on getting rid of the broken piece and want any of you guys to help me changing my driver. I tried to uninstall the audio jack from device manager and enabled the speakers but it still won't work I tried several ways to contact HP support but they are out of reach and won't have a similar issue on its forums and guides. if you guys could help me out, that would be amazing.I am immensely grateful for any input or words of advice. Sending it to service is out of the question for monetary reasons.Thank You!

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Hello, I have a problem, which many people probably have encountered at some point.

I have this Asus K73SV notebook, but the incident happened - my headphones jack broke and is now stuck inside my notebook. Unfortunately, I can't get it out and my computer still considers that little piece as headphones so my internal speakers makes no sound.

How can I make this work? I have Realtek drivers and I don't have that option where I could disable that jack, doesn't matter which version or from where I download those drivers. And I can only see speakers through my control panel.

I saw there is an option where you can use ForceDisableJD in registry, but there is no such option in my registries.
What should I do? I tried to fix this for the whole day and I'm completely lost.
Thanks in advance.

P.S. Sorry for bad english.

Answer:Broken headphone jack stuck, how to play through speakers?

Try a magnet to see if you can get the broken plug out. You can also try to super glue something to the plug and see if you can pull it out.

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As you can see in the two pictures below, there's a bead stuck in my headphone jack. I have no idea how it got there. I was thinking maybe it's suppose to be there and it just popped out or something.Anyone have any idea? And if it's not suppose to be there, how could I get it out?Thank youhttp://imgur.com/I7RL25J,g8wxhj4http://imgur.com/cXvpTm9

Answer:y410p - Bead stuck in headphone jack, is this normal?

hi philrobichaud7,
 
There shouldn't be a bead there....
    If you can pick it up with a pin needle or some sort, or best if you have a technician look at it,
If your not comfortable doing so, I suggest you contact technical Support about this matter and had them take care of it
  Call Support and check what are your options on having this resolved.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver





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Recently, while playing unreal tournament, I realize there was no sound coming out of the speaker once I unplugged my headphones. I restarted thinking that it would fix the problem, but that didn't help, so I decided to uninstall and reinstall the sound driver from realtek, no good either. Finally I deicided to reformat my computer using the recovery partition. Reassuring myself that this will definitely solve the problem I was shock and confuse as to why no sound came out of the speaker after the recovery. After going to the Realtek sound control panel I realize that the computer thinks or detected that a headphone was plugged in when clearly it wasn't. The sound does work with the headphone in and I am sure the speaker is not damaged because the POST sound, "boommmmm", comes during bootup. I really don't understand what is going on, and I already reformatted the harddrive 2 times.

I have read that the problem can be temporarily solve by replacing the motherboard, but after about a week or two, the same problem will arise. I have also read that other brands including HP, DELL and Sony has similar problems.

I can live without the speakers but I am not sure if further problems will persist with this laptop, since its only been month that I have purchased it.

Thanks for many reply/help.
 

Answer:Asus G1S speakers not working (stuck in headphone jack mode)

Just some real quick ideas

Speakers plugged into power outlet and on
Speakers plugged into back jack securely
(actually if you heard the startup booom sound, then they must be)

Sound volume up on speaker
Sound volume up on Windows
Sound volume up in the game that you are using
(That might be it)

If you play a song (through Windows media player) can you hear it ?
If so this must be an in game setting (ie mute sound) Please check all settings in the game.
 

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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 All: i have thus far been unable to confirm if the headphones jack on the right side is a headphones ONLY jack or a combo microphone/headphones jack.   It would make no sense to put in a headphones ONLY jack, but stranger things have happened in this world. I've seen conflicting reports.    May I ask for a definitive confirmation please? Thanks in advance.

Answer:X1 Carbon: Headphone jack or combo Microphone/Headphone jack?

It's crazy that the Lenovo site still doesn't have a X1 Carbon spec sheet. The photo in The Verge review gallery shows a combo jack. 

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(Not sure if I am posting in the right place, move me if necessary)
 
Hello BleepingComputer
 
I just upgraded my computer a few days ago, and I am having problems with the Front Jack Audio/Headphone.
 
Normally, I set my Headphone to run simultaneous with my Speaker with Realtek HD audi/Stereo Nix (Disable Front Jack Detection and vice versa), and I could change the volume on both devices separately.
But since I changed the motherboard, when I have realtek installed, it doesn't have the Headphone setting in Sound/Playback.
The headphone work perfectly, but its linked to the Speaker's volume, which is really annoying.
Also, the Realtek layout changed from the last one I got, and doesn't have the "Disable Front Jack Detection" option.
(Picture: http://i903.photobucket.com/albums/ac232/notyellowasian11/Untitled-1_zps2242cdba.jpg)
 
So far, I have tired..
Installing an older version of Realtek driver;
Changing the audio setting in the BIOs (HD or AC97)
Changing the audio connector on the MOBO (Hd or AC97)
Tried multiple compinations with Realtek HD audio manager settings.
Cleaned every plugs/jacks related on that.
 
So far, I couldn't been able to get the Headphone tag at all when Realtek is installed.
 
Thanks !
 
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Here's my spec:
MOBO: ASUS P8Z77-V LX
Audio: Realtek ALC887 (MOBO default)
CPU: Intel Core i&-3770k 3.50Hz
RAM: 2x 8 GB DDR3 Corsair
GPU: Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX+ 512 MB
OS : Windows 7 Ultimate 64x
 
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Answer:Headphone/Front Jack Audio w/ Realtek HD Audio

could try ....
 
Control Pane>View by category>Hardware and Sound>Manage Audio Devices>(select device)>configure
 
It's  a long shot, I know. Just putting it out there.

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Hello,
 
I just purchased a new notebook, and I have a bit of a problem. When I plug headphones into the side headphone jack, the sound quality is downright terrible. Very shortly I noticed that it didn't sound as good/decent as my older notebook.
 
The speakers seem to sound fine, well you know - as good as laptops can sound. 
 
Right now I have two notebooks side by side: 
a friends Samsung Series 3 (NP300E5C), with Windows 8 (upgraded from W7) / Microsoft High Definition audio
my Toshiba L50 Windows 8 / Realteck High Definition
 
I dont have my older notebook anymore, but I do remember it sounding better. Comparing this Toshiba to the Samsung (both sitting on the desk side-by-side), the Toshiba sounds a little better through the speakers, but there is no comparison with the headphone - The Samsung is pretty decent while the Toshiba makes me cry. 
 
Now granted, I'm not expecting a symphony, but if I cant solve this I'm going to have to sell the Toshiba.
 
I've tried uninstalling Realtek, but I couldn't get the sound to work.
Re-installing Realtek solved nothing
 
One thing I noticed, there is no 'headphone' icon in the device manager (Control Panel > Hardware & Sound > Sound / or simply right click the audio icon in the taskbar). Are the headphones not high definition or something?
screen capture: http://img580.imageshack.us/img580/7956/chm5.png
 
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Answer:Unacceptable headphone jack sound quality - no headphone icon

Well, I just went to Realtek's official website and installed their audio driver - still no luck.
 

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Whenever I plug in my headphones into the jack, I no longer get a notification telling me my headphones are plugged in and Audio comes out of both the Headphones and the laptop speakers. This happend recently and didn't happen before. I have tried multiple headphones, all to the same effect. I am thinking this is a hardware issue. Does anybody have any solutions to fix? 

Answer:Both Speakers and Headphone play sound when headphone is plugged into Jack

Dear AlvinLee
 
Welcome in lenovo community
 
Method A:
1.  Go to the Control Panel by right click the bottom left corner in "Desktop" mode.
2.  Search for "Realtek HD Audio Manager".
3.  Set the headphone as communication device (see image below).
 
 
 
Also please let me know if you can hear also the sound from the headphone itself
 
Thanks
Alaa





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Hello Eight Forums.

My trouble is the audio output through headphones - background is louder than foreground (especially in music - I often cannot hear the vocals at all; movies however are mostly fine, for reasons unknown to me; but generally, the sound is always different in some way).

I only have one pair of headphones to test it with. However these always worked fine with previous machines, and still do work fine with my iPhone 4. Although they are surely not the case, I cannot with confidence say that if it were a loudspeaker instead things wouldn't have been different.

So this is either a software or a hardware issue.

Software

My computer (details at the bottom) came with a SoundBlaster X-Fi MB3 equalizer program and RealTek High Def Audio drivers. I've uninstalled SoundBlaster hoping it would fix the issue (I didn't need an extra program like that anyway) but alas to no avail. Updating the RealTek drivers did no good still.

The only thing I haven't touched is the ghostly NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (can it be the source of my trouble?) - I only first noticed it now when copy/pasting the Belarc data. I'll try and find out about it in the meanwhile.

Hardware

I wonder if it perhaps has something to do with my audio jack (laptop's brand new, but you can never know). I have what appears to be mic, headphone, S/PDIF and line in jacks... Is there a way to use the microphone or the line-in to test the headphones? To see if the headphone out is broken.

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Answer:Messed up headphone audio; want to check headphone jack

First, the "My System Specs" is where you fill in what you have.

Does the internal speakers on the laptop work? Is the audio OK on the internal speakers?

The SoundBlaster program(s) is a software enhancement to the basic audio chip (ReaklTek). Many PC's now come with some type of enhancement such as the SoundBlaster or in the case of HP PC's its "Beats Audio".

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hi !
ASUS X42F, laptop with combined microphone in / headphone out jack,
how can i connect both a microphone & a headphone ?

Answer:Laptop with combined mic/headphone jack, how to connect both mic & headphone ?

I haven't used one that had the port as a combined unit but I would assume you would need a headphone set with mic that has combined wiring, such as sets used for cell phones and such. You can also purchase an adapter that will split the port into 2 ports for mic and headphones.
Hope that gives you an idea
Lee

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Well, I uninstalled my audio drivers and noticed that there was a red led shining from inside the 3.5mm headphone jack, which I assume is a mini optical audio (digital) combo 3.5mm audio (analog) jack, and I am figuring that it determins if there is an optical plug or not using drivers, which is why it turned on when I unistalled my audio drivers. I would like to know for sure before I go and buy a mini optical to toslink adpater cable so I can get better audio quality out (the digital interface does not suffer from the interference that the analog does right?). I did some research (research is a bit of an overstatement) and found no sites that mentioned it, so I have decided to turn to the forums. So, is this an optical jack combo? And, how will it work in terms of the drivers, will it just auto select? Thanks.

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Hi, I just bought a dell 5567 laptop. The problem is that when I try to connect ordinary 3.5mm earphones  to my laptop's headphone port it doesn't go all the way in. Do I need an adapter for this?

Answer:3.5 mm headphone jack won't fit in headphone/mic combo jack.

JSmith887Do I need an adapter for this?
No it should go in. We have been getting reports of tight jacks. Don't know if it's a quality control issue. Try some different ones and insert more firmly than normally.
If none will go in all the way, but you do hear the audio, I wouldn't be too concerned. If not getting audio (the selection popup does not appear) because it won't go in, then contact tech support or send it back.

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Hello Forum, I hope I'm posting this in the right place...? 


 
My device:G780 Notebook (M843RGE I3-2370M), Windows 7
Audio Driver: Conexant Audio Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 Version  8.54.32.50 (Smart Audio: 6.0.131.0) 
 
Situation:My headphone jack is broken. Repair is too expensive. Instead, I want to redirect the audio signal to the microphone jack.
 
Problem:This seems not to be possible with my SmartAudio interface (Screenshot below). But I found a screenshot of exactly the function I need called "Jack Configuration" in the Help section (second screenshot below). It looks like I dont have the right system configuration (whatever that means, I'm not an IT/PC expert ...) to use this feature.
 
My question:
Is there any way I can reconfigure the audio jacks on my notebook? Do I need another Conexant Audio Driver software and if yes, which one? 
 
I'm grateful for any helpful reaction! 
Sebastian
 
 
Pic 1: SmartAudio Interface on my device
 

 
Pic 2: SmartAudio Interface shown in Help with Jack Configuration 
 
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Answer:G780 broken Headphone Jack / Audio Jack Configuration?

 
My device:G780 Notebook (M843RGE I3-2370M), Windows 7
Audio Driver: Conexant Audio Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 Version  8.54.32.50 (Smart Audio: 6.0.131.0) 
 
Situation:My headphone jack is broken. Repair is too expensive. Instead, I want to redirect the audio signal to the microphone jack.
 
Problem:This seems not to be possible with my SmartAudio interface (Screenshot below). But I found a screenshot of exactly the function I need called "Jack Configuration" in the Help section (second screenshot below). It looks like I dont have the right system configuration (whatever that means, I'm not an IT/PC expert ...) to use this feature.
 
My question:
Is there any way I can reconfigure the audio jacks on my notebook? Do I need another Conexant Audio Driver software and if yes, which one? 
 
I'm grateful for any helpful reaction! 
Sebastian
 
 
Pic 1: SmartAudio Interface on my device
 

 
Pic 2: SmartAudio Interface shown in Help with Jack Configuration 
 
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  First time ive ever had this happen with any sort of electornics.....the headphone jack on a new pair of turtle beach headphones somehow got bent and before i realized the danger it broke off inside the output for the headphones on my AW 15 R3.   computer is less than a month away from the store....grrrrrrr   what are my options.....thanks....Tom Schuster

Answer:headphone jack broken off in headphone plug in

TOMMYSS,
If you purchased complete care from Dell you can call into Dell Alienware Support at 1 (877) 330-9732. If you did not you can possibly take it back to the store you purchased it from to see if they can help you. You can also try removing it yourself. Just make sure that it is unplugged before attempting to remove it.

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Really need help, im a DJ and use this laptop for it!! My headphones only have sound coming from 1 side, ive tried reinstalling drivers etc and everything else ive read online.  I need this resolved ASAP so any help is appreciated. Thanks

Answer:Headphone jack only plays out 1 headphone (Right side)

Hi @chadhogan121 Welcome to the HP Support Community! I saw your post regarding the problems with sound only coming out on one side of the headphones. I will be happy to help you with that. Have you tried a different set of headphones to see if the same thing happens? This HP document No Sound from Speaker will show you how to use the built-in Windows troubleshooter. Give that a try.

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Standard headphone that fits iPhone and other laptops will not plug all the way into jack.  Audio continues to come from speakers.  I'm finding many others across boards that have this same issue.  HP says 3.5 will fit but it does not.

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I want to record live audio captured on a audio switchboard to surface but there is no line in jack.

Answer:Can I use the headphone jack on my microsoft surface as a line in jack?

I don't think so. I believe its a line out only. Maybe someone else will have more definitive info for you.

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I had to have the hard drive replaced in my computer due to a defect in the drive. Ever since the hard drive was replaced, the head phone plug-in that is on the face of the tower does not work, but the speaker plug-in that is located in the back of the tower, works just fine.

I cannot figure out what is wrong. The audio driver installed for my system was obtained from the Dell website along with the majority of my other drivers.
Any help would be great.

System Information:
Dell Dimenstion E310 (Desktop)
Windows XP Professional SP3
Audio: Intel Integrated Audio
 

Answer:headphone jack not working... but speaker-jack work

Do you know if the front panel audio jack is plugged into the motherboard?
 

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I just got a Lenovo N585, and I've got to say it's one confusing laptop, at least for me. Well I tried plugging in my headphones into the head phone jack, and its works externally, but there is no sound coming out of my head phones. I am wondering if theres some program I have to run to make it work correctly. Also why is there not a microphone jack?

Answer:No microphone jack and my headphone jack isn't working. N858

Hi Awkwardness2,
 
Thanks for posting and Welcome to Lenovo Community,
 
the machine has combo audio jack ,which is 1 socket for the speakers and the microphone
you need to buy a new headphone with combo audio jack or get an adapter to fix this issue
 
let me know if that fix the issue or not
Regards,
Ayman
 

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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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My speakers on my Yoga 2 Pro work fine.  Today, I plugged in headphones and only sound came through the right ear side.  I checked the headphones themselves with my phone and they worked fine.  I got earbuds out to test them.  The earbuds had sound only coming out on the left side.  Again, tested the earbuds with my phone and they worked fine.  It is the headphone jack in the Yoga Pro for sure.  Suggestions?  

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Hi everyone,

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 pro on my PC. Sound was working fine before. Now Windows only shows a front jack in the sound playback device settings. There is no front jack, however, only a rear jack and it is not working. If I play music the levels monitor shows sound playing, but nothing comes out the rear 3.5mm headphones jack. Drivers all claim to be correct and up to date. I tried disabling the "Audio legacy front panel" in BIOS, and left audio set to enabled, to no avail. I attach a screenshot. Any suggestions?

Many thanks for any ideas!

Answer:No sound - Windows only showing front jack and not rear jack

bobsy welcome to the Seven Forums.

You need to install the driver for your sound, as it is currently running on the default Windows audio driver. Can;t tell you what it is you need as you didn't include the make and model of either the computer or motherboard.

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Hey guys! I want to output sound both through the headphone jack on the front of my case and the sound jack at the back of the computer, how would i do this? I looked around in the sound setttings and the realtek audo and couldn't find anything.

Answer:How do i output sound through the back panel jack and the front jack

Some RealTek HD Audio Managers have an option to either mute the speakers when a headset is plugged in or like what you want, do not mute the speakers.

On mine, click on Device Advanced Settings and it brings up another screen with the options.

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I purchased  a  3.5mm 4 Position TRRS Male to 2x 3 Position TRS Female Headset Splitter Adapter for my hyperx cloud headphones to plug into my XPS 15, except the microphone isn't working when its plugged in.
When I plug them in a window comes up 'which device did you plug in?' Mic in, Line in, Dell Devices (lists random unknown devices to me), Headphones/headset - headphones medium, external speakers - external speakers medium. Are these details correct? should something about the microphone come up also? I go to sound options, recording and it's still using the microphone in the laptop.
I tested the headphones on another laptop without the jack and the microphone on the headset is working great. So it's either the splitter isn't doing it's job... or something to do with the laptop, any ideas?

Answer:XPS 15 9560 Headphone jack function as a mic jack?

Well for your case, the headSET option would be correct, since that means a device that offers both headphones (audio out) and a mic -- but note that you do apparently also have a Mic In option, though this would prevent audio output to the headphones.  However, if selecting the headset option isn't working, the issue with the TRRS "standard" is that it isn't a standard. The industry never agreed on which pins would be used for which connectors (Ground, Mic, Left Audio, Right Audio).  I think Samsung did it one way and Apple did it another, for example, and this of course causes interoperability issues.  So if choosing "headset" isn't working, it's probably because the XPS is expecting Option A and your splitter is wired for Option B.Theoretically, given that the audio chipset allows the pins to be dynamically assigned to various purposes depending on the device that's plugged in, it MIGHT be possible to have a "Headset" and "Headset (Alternate Mode)" device option in order to accommodate both TRRS configurations, but I seem to recall one of the TRRS implementation differences being where the Ground pin was placed, and maybe that pin can't be reassigned simply via software, which might explain the absence of such an option. Sorry!

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I'd like to plug my speakers into the back speaker jack and headphones to the front jack. I can't do this and have both work at the same time. I have a cheapo Insight speaker with a volume puck that lets me plug a headphone jack but then the speakers turn off.

Seems to me with front panel and rear panel jacks I should be able to do this but so far, I'm stumped.

Any ideas?

Answer:How to configure headphone jack and speak jack together

Depends on the sound card you got. Realtek HD Audio Manager has a Device Advanced Settings option at top right, You can un-tick "Mute rear output ..." and see if it works.

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Hi,

I am using a Tiny Media Notebook PIII, 700, Windows 98 SE. The computer is about four years old, and by now the headphone jack, which I use as my sound out port, is about fryed. The contacts have deteriated, and I can not replace the jack, as it is connected to the motherboard. Thus, aside from opting for a usb sound out, such as taking up the Soundblaster MP3+ option, I was wondering if I could reprogram the way in which sound is connected to external devices such as headphones. There are three jacks on the front of my computer: the headphone jack, the microphone jack and er I think it is a line out jack - the later jack which I have never used. Is there anyway I can swop/substitute the connection via the headphone jack say for the microphone jack or line out jack. Is there anyway I could do this?
 

Answer:Substituting the headphone jack with the microphone jack

No, afraid not. Each jack has it's own circuitry which provides for the needed resistance and other parameters. What you could do, if you got to the mobo itself, is to physically replace the jack but that's a major pain on a laptop.

You can try two things, one is to use alcohol and a Q-Tip to thoroughly clean the jack, then use a small bit of steel wool to sand inside with and then again with the alcohol and two, if the jack's worn too big for a tight connection, is to go to Radio Shack and buy a plug in adapter for that size jack. Some come with a slightly oversized male end and then you could plug into the female end and have a tight connection.
 

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Hey guys,
Built my computer bout 2 months back, and i have had a problem with the headphone and microphone jacks on the front. Quite simply they don't work.
spces are....
Motherboard - Conroe x-Fire eSATA2
Processor - Pentium D 3.0 Ghz - 2X L2 Cache
Memory - 2GB (2X1GB)
Graphics Card - PCI - GForce FX7300 - 512MB
Sound Card - Creative soundblaster, audigy 4
Hard Drive - 250GB, IDE.

Now i have tried enabling and disabling the HD audio in the bios yet to no avail....
So i was hoping someone could help at all.
Kind Regards
Anthony
 

Answer:Solved: Front phono jack and mic jack....

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rEcently posted this click here and eventually bought this click hereNext question can I just connect the headphone socket of the recording unit to the PC audio socket using something like this click hereIf so which colour socket would I insert the jack into on the PC?

Answer:Headphone jack to PC audio jack.

If the Recorder as a output jack, you need by one that as that size of jack, also check if it needs stereo or mono to a input jack that is stereo to fit the input of the Laptop i.e microphone jack socket

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Is there any way to get this fixed? I'm out of warranty and I think the headphone port is soldered onto the mobo (is that a correct assumption?). T400

Answer:My headphone port broke

Not sure... there's a screw under the headphone/mic part. But it's very likely it's just another mobo screw. How exactly is it broken?

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I have a Sony Vaio laptop...well the hole on my laptop where you plug your headphones in broke. My dog came in acting like a little psycho and ripped the headphones (which are fine) out of my laptop. I mean literally all the plastic broke its a gaping wound in the side of my precious laptop where the headphones are supposed to go. I have no idea what to do or even how to start going about fixing it. I need halp.
 

Answer:Headphone Hole Broke

the problem with it being a laptop is going to make for a more difficult repair. It is going to require at a minimum of replacing the Socket Assembly which is likely attached to the mother board. For this reason I would suggest taking it to a reputable Computer Repair shop (not a department in a big box store somewhere) to have the head phone Socket replaced. Unless you are fairly well trained with Circuit Board type Soldering.
 

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My headphone socket has suddenly stop working. I have tried my headphones on another device and they work fine. I just  wondered if anyone could help me.

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Hi I have a Aspire E15 Operating system: Windows 8.1 Headphone socket not working at all but speakers are.

Answer:Headphone socket

You may need to make a few changes in sound settings so that your computer recognizes your headphones as default sound device. To get a pictorial explanation about the steps to do this, you can refer to the link below:Important: Following link is of a third-party website. It is recommended to update your security software thoroughly before clicking on the link.http://www.7tutorials.com/how-change-default-playback-recording-audio-device

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Hi there,I have an Acer Aspire 5532, and I have noticed that the small metal piece, which is normally in the headphone socket, is missing.This causes no sound unless I hold the headphone connector in a certain place.I was wondering what kind of job is needed; whether I need to send it of to be repaired, or if it is only small job which could be carried out at home?A picture of the socket can be found here click here Thanks in advanceHarry

Answer:Headphone socket

Hi HarryIt looks as if the outer connector has broken off. I doubt that you would be able to repair the socket and would need to replace it. These are normally soldered to the motherboard so you would need to dismantle the laptop to get to it and source a new one, take out the old one and solder in the new one. Sourcing one may be a bit tricky but they are fairly standard and you may be able to get one from Maplins.

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I recently bought my computer from Evesham and I'm fairly happy with it, there's only one thing that's really bugging me at the moment and that's my DVD ROM.The manual states quite clearly that the DVD ROM has both a headphone socket & volume control, however the one installed on my machine does not.When I contacted Evesham, they were very unhelpful, but suggested I check my hardware devices.Can anyone tell me if it's necessary to have a headphone socket & volume control on a DVD ROM, as I've noticed that some PCs don't contain either. Also is this matter worth pursuing????

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Hi don't know if anyone on this site can help but!
I bought a new TV last year but it has no headphone socket do you know if it possible to fit one as playing games on my xbox at night is not making my family very happy.
Thanks

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Question: Headphone Socket

HiIve just bought a headset for gaming and tryed to plug it in to the headphone socket on the front of the computer and it doesnt work, sound just keeps coming out of the speakers (ive tested the headphones and they do work)I have a soundcard in the pc and when i plug the headphones in there they do work but its hard to get to and would be much better if the slot on the front of the computer wokred.Id be grateful for any help if anyone has any ideas. Someone said i may need to set the headphones as the default device in control panel? but i cant work out how to do this so if anyone knows how would be great so i can give it a try

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vista click hereXP click hereselect your front panel at the appropriate points

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My headphone socket has suddenly stop working. I have tried my headphones on another device and they work fine. I just  wondered if anyone could help me.

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I have a Gateway MA7 laptop which has been ok for some years. There is now no sound output from headphone socket. Speaker sound ok. Have I pressed a mute button, if so, where is it?

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Hi Ron,

I honestly doubt this is related to a software 'mute' of sorts as your onboard sound is spot-on. I'm thinking that maybe your connection is obstructed - Perhaps you have dust in there? What I would try is turning the speakers up so that you can hear plenty of 'White noise' and then plugging them in / out to see if you get any crackling. That, and I'd try a second, 'known good' set of speakers.

Cheers.

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How do I change the audio settings for a CD-ROM so that when I plug in a set of headphones I can hear the music being played, and it blocks out the sound coming from the PC's loudspeakers?I have looked at the Sound settings in control panel to no avail and also looked at the properties of the sound card, again with no success.

Answer:Headphone socket on a CD-ROM

you cant , it just lets you listen to a cd with the pc speakers switched off.

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unable to retrieve pictures relating to vehicle accident for insurance reasons.

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Best you talk to those at our sister site, iMore.com
They specialize in iOS devices, we, are dedicated to Microsoft's mobile offerings.
I recommend though:
Checking iCloud if you have Photo Stream enabled.
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Plugging into your normally-used PC to see if it'll have access.

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Tried using headphones for the first time today on my HP Pavillion 15 laptop with Windows 10 64, and when I plug them in the sound continues to come out of the speakers but not from the headphones. Any ideas iof this is a driver-type issue or hardware? Thanks!

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hi all,

i have a sony vaio laptop, the model number is pcg-7d1m. i'm having a problem with the headphone socket. it used to work fine but its been getting progressively worse over the last few months. basically i now have to wiggle around like crazy in the hope of getting sound through it, and if i'm lucky enough to get anything it only works in one headphone. the same happens when i plug in my speakers. it's driving me mad as i listen to music and watch a lot of movies on my laptop.

i've hunted around the forum for possible solutions. it doesn't look good to be honest. i've tried cleaning the socket but nothing seems to work. i've tried a few different sets of headphones and get the same response.

so i'm wondering what is the best alternative. maybe i should get an external usb soundcard? if i do this will i still be able to plug in my headphones into it? could someone recommend a decent cheap one. i live in the uk.

i also saw in one of the posts that someone mentioned a usb device that simply acts as a new headphone socket. did i read right? can i buy one of these?

sorry for the drawn out post, but this has been driving me mad.

thanks for any replies.

sophie.
 

Answer:Headphone socket probs

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This may seem a bit of a strange request but I have 2 new players, one a DVD/CD-RW combo and the other a DVD writer and for some reason can get no sound out of the headphone sockets on the front of the players.
Anyone any suggestions?
 

Answer:No sound from DVD ROM headphone socket

Same here

I have had the same problem. I have never got the headphone jack on my external CD Writer drive to work.
 

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