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

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

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.

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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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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, 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,
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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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 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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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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I have a 2.1 speaker set attached to my laptop that does not have its own headphone jack. So in order to listen to headphones I have to unplug the 2.1 from the headphone jack and plug in the headphones. I tried a cheap splitter but that didn't sound good.

What I would like is something that had two jacks that allowed me to keep the 2.1 plugged in all the time in one jack and when I want to use the headphones I could just plug them into the other jack. I would like both jacks whether used together or solo to have the same sound quality as a single jack... with no degradation in sound.

Lastly, I would like to be able to mute the 2.1 (using volume control on the speaker set) and still get great controllable sound out of the jack that have the headphones plugged in.

Is there something like that? Thanks.

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Hello I've bought my Lenovo laptop about half a year ago. From the very beginning the headphone audio jack had some problems, there would be no sound when headphones are plugged in, however restarting the laptop usually helped. I have not had this problem for a few months until now. When I plug in headphones, no sound comes out and restarting the computer does not help. Furthermore, the sound of the laptop speakers seems to be a big different than it normally used to be - the sound is a bit lower and so to say ''dimmer''. Please let me know I could fix it.

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Hello, I bought new Logitech X140 2.0 speakers and i plugged the Speaker Jack into the Green port on my Laptop and No sound is coming out This is on vista home, I then formatted to XP Professional and Plugged speakers in and Then it Worked ??... VIA HD Audio is my Sound Device

What could be the problem ? as i want to be on Vista

Ive been on Sound device properties aswell and the green Jack shows up in the Properties menu but doesnt Do anything ?

Answer:Speaker/Headphone Jack dont work ?

Anyy Ideaa ?

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Hi,  I just made some driver update and windows ( windows anniversary ) update and after installing i do not have any sound with the built in spaker or with my headphone plugged with a jack anymore. But with a usb headphone it works! When i go to the Windows playback devices window there is no device present. I already update the Audio drivers and restart run the audio troubleshooting tool in Windows but nothing new it doesn't work. Gauthier  

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there is no headphone option on my ideapad 310 , only speakers option. i tried uninstalling the sound drivers and the re-installing them  but it proved to be  useless. now audio is being being played through headphones although my laptop has no headphone option on the "playback" tab ,,however after a while the headphone disconnects and then the sound comes out from the speakers again. I'm using windows 1064-bit. Hope anybody out there can help me out. thanks.

Answer:Speaker/headphone/audio jack problem

Hi, Omarattia  ?
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
You can also start by flushing out all static, remove battery and AC adaptor and hold down power button for about 15 seconds.
 
Check the Playback Devices under Sound Properties (by going to Control Panel > Sound > Playback Devices and see if the Headphone is being set as the default playback device. If not, click on it and set it as the default playback device, try to play a sample sound and observe.
 
-Link to picture
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,         
 
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I've recently been having a problem with my headphones. The computer recognizes that I've plugged them in but it still uses the external speakers and there's no sound coming through the headphones. I've tried more than one pair of headphones and it still doesn't work. Restarting the computer worked once but not anymore. 










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Answer:Speaker/headphone/audio jack problem

There is usually a hardware switch in the socket, which is engaged when you put the plug in. Seems like it might be mechanically broken.

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does it do anything becasue i plugged in my headphones but I dont hear any sound coming out from it.. these is the one on the cd drive and their is also a volume adjuster next to it... but its not working. thanks _ John

Answer:whats the speaker headphone jack on the cd drive??

its analogue sound for cd's. its normally not used. in fact i think its been sort of obsolete since windows 98. there is an option somewhere in media player to disable digital sound for cd's or something along those lines which will probably allow you to use headphones on the front jack

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So my sound completely stopped working the other day and im trying to figure out whats going on. Ive tried updating my drivers and deleting them and reinstalling them but nothing has worked. I have no idea what to do im thinking it may be a hardware problem any suggestions 

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On my C50 the sound is fine through the laptop speakers but when I plug in a jack to the headphone socket the sound only comes out through the right speaker. When you do a test of the IDTspeaker, you can hear both left and right sounds but both come from the right speaker (like its in mono). There is no headphone device appearing in the sound playback devices - looking at some fora it looks like there should be. I have reinstalled the idt driver from Toshiba site (2014). I have also used windows to get the latest sound driver but none of this helps. it did work before and seems to have gone wrong after a windows 8 update. Can anyone help please?

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I'm guessing that it's probably just a compatibility issue... or just how it is, but I'm curious:

I updated my laptop from Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 Pro a while back. It started out as just a minor inconvenience, but it's getting to be very annoying. When I plug in my external speakers (via the headphone jack) or my headphones, Windows doesn't automatically switch the sound output to the headphone jack. I have to manually switch it ("Manage Audio Devices"). The same is true for the reverse, when I unplug my headphones.

Is there any way around this, or is it likely an issue with the compatibility of my sound card?

Please and thank you!

Answer:Headphone jack/on board speaker issue

Do you have the correct Windows 7 drivers for your Audio system? The XP drivers are not compatible and you need at a minimum Vista drivers as Vista and Windows 7 handle sound functions differently than XP.

On most newer "HD Audio" systems the jack is "auto sensing" and switches "logically". On many older PC systems that is a mechanical function with the jack.

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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,
 
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
 
The above link show the speakers playing, when I actually... Read more

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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Please help. I just got a new SONY Vaio Fs laptop and already the headphone jack is malfunctioning. I can only hear out of one speaker or headphone usually, and on some days neither will emitt any sound whatsoever. Whats my problem and how can i fix this???
 

Answer:Headphone jack problems, can only hear out of one (or zero) speaker(s) at a time

Any chance of a broken headphone cable? Try with another set of headphones or speakers before blaming the computer.
 

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I have a pair of Logitech speakers with subwoofer and would like to connect them to my computer for surround sound using the computer's speakers as the front pair.  Using headphones I cannot find a way to make the computer speakers and the headphone play at the same time.  Please advise:Can I connect the logitech speakers as above? andif so, what software settings do I have to make?

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Hello there, I am not sure if my speaker/headphone jack (hardware input) device isn't working (albeit my default laptop built in speakers work), because of viruses and the overall system performance being affected by viruses, but hear me out... Firstly, here are the three viruses my AVG virus scan detected today, while it searched through hundreds of thousands of files:

1) Trojan horse Generic_c.QZU
2) Trojan horse Generic10.ALHO
3) Trojan horse PSW.Generic6.AQPD
The following is my hijack this log (January 21, 2009):
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:23:01 PM, on 1/21/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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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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I purchased new earphone with mic & connected to my laptop, V570. But no sound is coming. Then i checked the earphone to mobile to check the output. It is working. But connecting with laptop is not working . Also a USB port next to it is also not functioning.  













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Answer:Audio combo jack vs headphone/earphone with mic and speaker connector

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
On your computer the audio jacks along with the USB port are mounted on a card that is separate from the motherboard.  The two are then connected with a ribbon cable.  If your headphone jack is inoperable with more than one pair of headphones and the USB port does not work would be a good indication of a problem with the card.   
 
Just to rule out a possible hardware conflict try doing a BIOS reset.  Just do this.......
1. Unplug the charger / adapter. 2. Remove the battery. 3. Press and hold the Power Button for 15 seconds. 4. Re-install the battery, plug in the charger / adapter if needed and power up the system to see if the problem was resolved.
 
If the reset did not correct the problem then I would suspect either the audio card is faulty or the ribbon cable has become disconnected.  In that case I would suggest you contact Lenovo Support for additional service especially if your warranty is still active.  You can find the phone number for Lenovo Support in your country or area by using the link below....http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/supportphonelist_alt1

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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

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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Hey, everyone! I am having a problem with my audio jack:1. First of all my laptop doesn't seem to acknowledge when I put my headphones/external speakers in the jack... no notification or reaction from the Laptop.2. Second- only left headphone is working. Other than that the laptop speakers are good, the only problem is with the jack.What I've done is to reset my PC, to return it to it's factory settings... but no change! Still the same problem!Laptop is new.. less than 3 months..  I am desperate... I really hope there's something I can do and you could help me with that! I really don't think it''s a hardware problem.. I have taken good care of the machine, no troubles.Thank you!

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Hello Jimco,
I have a Dell 5548 with a 1080p touch screen, Core i5 &12GB of Ram. After updating to windows 10 I have had a number of issues with this laptop.
1)The most annoying of all is that the speaker volume fluctuates from high to low at any given setting which is extremely frustrating. One time its loud then all of a sudden it reduces then a few seconds later its up again. Is this a hardware issue or a software issue as this didn't happen on windows 8.1?
2)The Headphone Jack is too tight. If I try too insert any earphones or headphones it will go in to a certain degree then i have to apply force but it still wont go in. If i try to apply more force it seems that it will break as there is a creaking sound. sound from the speakers isn't fine and i cant even use earphones :(
3) My laptop has a real sense camera and it just stops using its infrared sensors or depth sensors when setting up windows hello. It tells me to place my face in the centre of the screen and then no response even though i can see what the webcam is showing me. 
I hope you can answer my questions as it would be much appreciated.
Thanks!

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title says it, i downloaded the most recent version of the realteck drivers from toshibas site and i have no sound when plugging in headphones.

Answer:No sound from headphone jack

Did the headphone jack ever work? Is the headset you are using a known good headset?

If the unit is still under warranty, best to contact Toshiba. If its a hardware problem (and under warranty) only Toshiba can get it corrected.

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Hi I have the envy m6 1105dx with windows 10 64 bit installed no major changes in the way I use my laptop recently, except there was some spam pages that kept popping out of nowhere today all of the sudden all sound stopped coming from the headphone jack for no reason.I already tried1) disabling and enabling drivers2) restarting OS3)uninstalling all the drivers and re installing them 4) rolling back drivers its worth mentioning that when I plug in the headphones its not and cannot be set to the default device in the playback devices, its set to communicating device, it also says that degital audio (HDMI) is not plugged in I have tried multiple headphones with no luck  I can use the mic on my headphones with no problems  please help thank you

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I have a Fugitsu Lifebook Series A laptop. It has always performed well in the past. I bought some higher quality Monster headphones and now no sound will come out of the headphones. It says that the phones are not plugged in when they are. I have run the troubleshooter in the control panel with no success.
Any suggestions?

Answer:Headphone jack in, no sound

Hi first test the headphones in another computer and if working there try reinstalling the sound driver available from the fujitsu support pages for your model.

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The headphone jacks on the front of my case arent giving out any sound. What should I do?

Answer:No sound from headphone jack?

One are you sure you have the jacks set-up right. 2. do you have sound at all if not make sure you have your sound driver installed.

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Hi all,

I can't get sounds to come out of various headsets connected to the front headphone jack. USB speakers are working.

Sound > Playback ... no headphones appearing even after showing disconnected/disabled devices. Doesn't work under the HDA default device either.

Just done a fresh install of everything and upgraded the folks computer to windows 7 SP1 from XP SP3 in hope of a fix. They used to work, but stopped working at some point while I was away... (back headphone jack too, so we purchased USB speakers.)

There's a lot of thread on google with this problem but none of 'em have worked for me. Which driver should I download?

Attached is a summary of my spec's generated by Everest.
 

Answer:Headphone jack - no sound

Some machines you can not output on two devices at the same time, unless you make changes in the Sound panel. First off, what OS, who is the manufacturer & model of the machine, what is the sound driver (ie Realtek hd).
 

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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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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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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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New problem here.1. recently updated all drivers and such through lenovo updates and drivers after replacing laptop screen. now headphone jack no longer works. could be just coincidence. Sound continues to port through speakers, and I can't find any diagnostic to help me see if the audio card "sees" the headphones. yes, the headphones have been tested elsewhere. your suggestions appreciated.

Answer:T420 headphone jack no sound

It depends since the jack is usually 4 pin (for sound and mic). Its possible that the connections don't line up correctly. Try some other head phone or 3.5mm stereo device. If you've used it before and it worked with it maybe something is in there or its damaged. Its not possible to trouble should those possibilities.





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I recently upgraded my computer from windows 98 to windows me.  Upon doing this, I have now lost the sound output from my headphone jack on the front of my cd rom.  The speakers still work fine but there is no output on the jack.  Any help would greatly be appreciated.

Answer:no sound from cdrom headphone jack

check  the back of the cdrom drive to see if the single  grey cable from it is connected  which goes to  the motherboard is  also connected...

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This is a problem that has happened twice before. At first I thought it was a fluke, but now I'm very concerned. Restarting my computer, or trying to go back to recovery a week ago has worked, but I don't know what's causing the problem. I get no sound whatsoever from any app, player, window, etc. I just downloaded the latest audio driver, but that did nothing. 

Answer:No sound from speakers or headphone jack

if recovering via restarting or recovering the system helps then its for sure not a hardware issue. Any application which you installed could have cause this issue? What machine are you on btw?

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Since I first got my Y50 the headphone jack has been admiting whitenoise/static sound constantly. The noise is very noticible and is annoying. It's getting worse now and I've already tried to fix it with no luck. Suggestions?













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Answer:Buzzing sound from headphone jack

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Try uninstalling the audio driver, reboot the computer and then install a fresh copy of the audio driver.
 
Click here for the Windows 7 audio driver
 
Click for the Windows 8.1 audio driver

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I just purchased a Dell XPS 8700 but the headphone jack on the top of the tower is not working. When I plug in headphones, the computer does not even recognize that something is plugged in. However it will notice if I plug something into the microphone jack next to it. Any help would be appreciated.

Dan

Answer:XPS 8700: No sound from headphone jack

I have the same issue. Is anyone out there who knows? I tried Uninstalling the Bluetooth Audio Device in Device manager and restarting but that didn't help.

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Elitebook 8440p

Answer:Headphone jack is not working - no sound

This is in the wrong forum. Please move this to the audio forum.

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is it possible to reconfiguer your line out 2 to come out of the headphone jack on the front of your pc? the cable for my line 2 speakers is not quite long enoigh, and would be good if it could come out of the headphone jack.

Answer:line out 2 sound from headphone jack

You mean the onboard line thru the onboard connections ?

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here is my problem
after doing a format , i installed all the drivers but now the sound , when i use headphones is not right . It seems i am only getting one side of the audio .eg music but no vocals , or vocals and no music . if i only put the headphone jack almost all of the way in then i get the full sound .

I am a sound engineer in the live music industry and my understanding of this is because it is being sent as a digital signal and not as an anolog signal as required by the headphone jack . I may be 100% wrong about my theory there .

I have an acer travelmate 4000 . win xp . i have tried the driver update programs and have tried a few differant drivers
ac97 combo driver
realtek ac97
conexant AMC
I have been to the acer website and installed the drivers they say are correct for my machine . i use windows media player 11 , real player , divx player . ll do the same thing .

all work when using the inbuilt speakers on the laptop but all give incorrect sound with headphones.

Can somebody point me in the right direction to resolve this problem

Answer:Incorrect sound in headphone jack

Sounds like it is most likely a settings issue. Head to Control Panel -> Sound and Audio Devices. Check the Audio Tab for Advanced playback settings. Or the Hardware Tab for driver info.

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Hello,

I am running Windows 7 x64 on an Asus U56E machine. The audio works fine on my Linux partition through both the speakers and headphone jack. The headphone jack therefore works.
But I cannot get sound using working headphones while listening through the headphone jack in Windows 7.
How to fix this?

Answer:Sound not playing through headphone jack

Welcome to the Windows 7 Forum.

Researching that model (you failed to fully fill out the "My System Specs") you have RealTek audio.

Do you have the RealTek sound driver installed? Here is the link to the ASUS drivers ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download U56E

Can you post a screen shot of the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound, Sound Panel Playback and the Device Manager Sound sections.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

This will give us something to start with. Since it works in Linux that says the hardware is OK.

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Hi I have a problem with a Thinkpad SL300 and the headphone jack / audio out. If I plug my headphones in the jack (i have tried with several different), I don't get audio from the headphones. However, the built in speakers continues to play the audio! Is there any software I need to install to get this to work? OS is Windows 7 x64, all Windows Updates installed. regards Johan

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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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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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Recently purchased T450s from Lenovo Canada online. I have been having intermittent issues with sound, where sometimes no sound will come out of my headphones. Today the issue seems to have become more or less permanent. Sound comes out of the speakers, but not out of headphone jack. I have tried in both Linux and Windows with the same results. I have tried with multiple pairs of headphones and have ensured that the volume is turned up appropriately when the headphones are plugged in, but still hear no sound coming through. The headphones I have tried all work with other devices. I have rebooted several times in each operating system. I have Googled the issue, of course, but most solutions seem to be OS-specific. I am starting to think this is a hardware issue, as it occurs in both OS's. Any thoughts for next steps?

Answer:No sound from headphone jack -- t450s

Hi hellomynameispt,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
 
You can try this, right click on the volume symbol at the right bottom corner and select an option playback devices, make sure your headphones are connected to the audio jack port once you click on the playback device you see an icon where it will show headphones are detected.
 
Please check with above steps and let me know at the earliest to assist you further.
Thank you, have a good day.
 
Did someone help you today? Click on the ?upper half star? at the left side of the post to thank them with a Kudo!
 
Regards,
Naveen.v

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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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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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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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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, 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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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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I usually listen to music with speakers through the headphone jack. When I unplug the speakers, the music plays through the stock laptop speakers like it is supposed to do.

However, all of a sudden, the sound has only worked through these external speakers. It plays fine through the headphone jack, but when I unplug the speakers, the laptop speakers do not work.

I have restored the computer to an earlier point that I know they were working, but still nothing.

The laptop is a Dell Inspiron E1705.

Any help would be appreciated.

roughneck

Answer:Sound through headphone jack, but not laptop speakers

I don't know what happened, but they are working now.

roughneck

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Just put a 24" LCD on wife's computer, using the monitor's speakers via HDMI from the HD5850 vid card. Was wondering if it's possible to get the HDMI sound to mute when she uses her headset plugged into the front jacks on the case. Mobo is a Biostar TA790GX-128M, generic case.

Sam
 

Answer:have headphone jack mute HDMI sound?

I could be wrong, but I don't think the automatic speaker mute thing is possible.
 

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When I plugged in the headphone into the audio jack, there is no sound.  The sound is coming from the internal speakers.  I just installed System Mechanic and ran a system analysis.  I don't know if the registry was changed or what.  There is not a problem with the headphone; I tried another headphone and have the same problem.  The laptop detects the headphone, an icon shows in the Notifications area saying a device was plugged in.

Inspiron 15 series 3543
Realtek HD Audio Device

Answer:No sound when headphone is plugged into audio jack

Hello. See if it will work when you switch from the Realtel driver to the Windows native audio driver.
1. Open the Device Manager (find it in the Control Panel, or type devmgmt.msc into the search box).2. Expand the "Sound, video & game controllers" and right click on "Realtek High Definition Audio".3. Select to "Update Driver Software".4. Click on "Browse my computer for driver software".5. Click "Let me pick from a list of drivers on my computer".6. Put a check in the box "Show compatible hardware" if not already checked.7. In the list of devices, click "High Definition Audio" (the native driver).8. Click "Next".9. On the Update Driver Warning box, click "Yes" (install the driver). 10. Restart the laptop if prompted. If not prompted, then no need to restart.
[To get back to the Realtek driver, do it again but reverse the names in steps 2 and 7.]

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Hello all,
New to the board here, and want to say hi
I'm hoping to get some help, I'm pretty good at trouble shooting problems with my comp. but I'm stumped on this one. I've rebooted, checked all volume levels, ran the sound test and sound comes from both speakers as well as the headphones,all drivers are up to date, and there are no yellow exclamation points on speakers or sounds. I have music playing on my windows media player and nothing, you tube ...no sounds. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You...

Answer:[SOLVED] No sound from speakers or headphone jack

Hi -

Go into Device manager and un-install all devices under the sound tree. Then re-boot.
START | devmgmt.msc

Vista will re-install upon boot-up & logon. Test audio - any difference?

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi, Hoping someone can help.

My current sound driver is Soundmax Integrated Digital HD Audio. And from what I remember has always been. I've downloaded it a few times from the Toshiba site for my computer and it always comes back to this driver.
The problem I have is that somewhere along the line it has lost sound in the headphone jack. I can no longer tell if i have a hardware problem or if the jack is broken. I now have Windows 7 installed but the problem was there when I had the original Vista program installed.

A few things my system tells me(Don't know if it helps)

Location 0 (Internal High Definition Audio Bus)
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\ADIHdAud.sys
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\drmk.sys
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\portcls.sys

If i can't fix this because it is the jack can anyone tell me of another line for sound out I could use please? possibly USB.

Thanks for reading.

Answer:Equium L40 - Lost sound in the headphone jack

Hi buddy,

Can you hear sound via internal speakers?
That means the problem only is the headphone jacket?!

I think if the internal speakers work but no external speakers or headphone it seems to be a hardware issue. Have you also checked the Windows sound settings for audio output port?

In worst case you need professional help from an authorized service provider. Here you can find a list of them:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Find an authorized service provider

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I have a ASUS laptop running win 7 64 bit. out of the blue the sound stopped working. no sound will come from the internal speakers, though sound is being registered in the various volume control screens. If i plug speakers into my headphone input, the sound comes out. IVe tried all the various volume/sound settings (the obvious fixes) with no luck. can someone suggest some other possibilities that might cause this problem?

Thanks so much for your time.

Scott

Answer:Got sound from my headphone jack abut nothing from speakers

These systems are auto sensing what is plugged in. You can try reinstalling the sound driver as one thing. Another is a "recycle" of the device - go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the device and then LEFT click "Uninstall" - DO NOT uninstall the drivers. Then restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the device. If the status with Windows was corrupt this will fix that.

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I do not recieve any sound from my laptop. The only device that's enabled is the Digital Audio (S/PDIF), there is no speakers device/icon available for me to select. No sound comes if I play anything with out headphones, and with headphones, still no sound.
 

Answer:Sound not working, speakers and headphone jack.

Hi graffar and welcome to TSG. Whats the make and model of your laptop? Go into device manager and see if there are any exclamation marks in the sound devices. Let us know. Right click the start orb \ Properties \ taskbar tab \Notification area \ Customize. Make sure Volume is set for "Show Icon and Notifications" Check and see if the sound isn't muted in the control panel.
 

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I have an RealTek internal PC sound card and a SignaLink USB external sound card for digital amateur radio communications with my HAM radio system.

Whenever I plug headphones into the PC headphone jack, it commandeers the external sound card instead of using the internal sound card.

Is there a way to assign the headphone jack to the internal sound card "permanently?

Answer:Assign Headphone Jack to 1 of 2 Sound Cards?

Is the SignaLink set as the default Audio Playback Device? If it is that may be why.

Please fill in the My System Specs, helps us to try and help you.

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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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Hello, First off - I love my little S21e as an on-the-road machine for word processing, light browsing and watching movies and youtube. However, the sound is very weak - There is almost no bass from the headphone jack. The Dolby profile manager doesn't do anything at all - no matter which profile I choose (and yes it's switched on), the sound doesn't change at all. Is this a driver issue? A W10 issue? Help please? Thanks,Robin

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I have an RealTek internal PC sound card and a SignaLink USB external sound card for digital amateur radio communications with my HAM radio system.

Whenever I plug headphones into the PC headphone jack, it commandeers the external sound card instead of using the internal sound card.

Is there a way to assign the headphone jack to the internal sound card "permanently?

Answer:Assign Headphone Jack to 1 of 2 Sound Cards?

Is the SignaLink set as the default Audio Playback Device? If it is that may be why.

Please fill in the My System Specs, helps us to try and help you.

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no soung coming through headphone jack even though it is detected by the system..
 

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Hi, I've got a pc on which the headphone jack is broken. Trying a usb sound card - looks like a dongle-y thing which sticks in a usb port and has a mic and a headphone jack on it. When plugged in it has a red light which flashes - maybe meaning it's connected? - but when I plug headphones in to it i get no sound. Sorry but I know little about this area. Maybe I need to go into some sort of control panel to tell the system to send sound this way? Any advice would be great. TIA - Terry

Answer:pc headphone jack broken trying usb sound but nothing to headphones

Has it occurred to you that it may be the Jack Plug (male), or cable, that is at fault. Rather than the Socket (female) that is at fault?

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Hi.

I've recently bought a laptop online with no OS installed on it. I've installed Windows 7 Ultimate Edition and downloaded all drivers from the manufactures website. Everything works fine except there is no audio coming through the headphone jack or built-in speakers. I have spent majority of today looking online for answers on how to fix this issue and have found nothing that works.

The laptop model is a HP Pavillion dv6-1007tx.

Thanks in advance.

EDIT: When I plug in a HDMI cable to the laptop, sound comes through my TV.
 

Answer:No sound through headphone jack or laptop speakers

Do you see any yellow (!) in the device manager? Are you sure you have installed the proper audio driver for Windows 7 64 or 32 bit?
 

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Basically my laptop fell on the floor with headphones in the jack, and the jack is now jammed up inside the laptop so no sound works. Does anyone know how I get it repaired and how much it will be roughly?

Answer:no sound works at all (headphone or speakers) as jack is dam...

Hi, you could download the maintenance and service guide from HP.com to see if the connector is mounted to the mainboard and if it would be a difficult repair.  If so, you might use something like the Sabrent USB audio adapter as a workaround.  I have one and it works well.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
 
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The part where you plug the headphones into the tower broke off into the front headphone jack, I then opened up the tower and pushed it out but there is still no sound coming threw the speakers. Now my question is this, regarding the spring, Does it have to be fully extended for the computer not too think anything is in the jack or not? The Spring is still in, but when looking into the hole there is a metal piece that is push over too the left as in the hold is closed, should it be pushed back? (re-bent) or something too that effect.

And if no body knows the answer too this, any way to just disconnect that whole headphone jack to i can have sound threw my speakers again. Running on a Dell Dimension 4600C

thank you
 

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i just got a lenovo z575 a few weeks ago and somehow the headphone jack is already getting slightly loose and im losing sound in one ear if i touch it the wrong way.

any idea what i can do about this? any tips to keep the jack still? is it hard to get it fixed?? any sort of help would be much appreciated because my music is very important to me
 

Answer:headphone jack loose, wiggling, losing sound please HELP!!!!!!!

The fix depends on where its broken but will always consist of near complete disassemble of the laptop and the damged connector resoldered to the motherboard or a complete new socket installed. This will void all warranty and to me this isn't an option.

Make sure you use a different set of headphones first though to be sure its not a set of faulty headphones.

It's only a few weeks old so you have a choice to make,return it which is what I'd do or buy a set of USB headphones or a usb to headphone socket converter cable.
 

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Hi everyone,

Not sure if this is the right place to post this, so please feel free to re-direct if necessary.

I have a brand new Toshiba Satellite A665-S9092 laptop that just started exhibiting a weird problem: I get an occasional crackling, popping sound from whatever I plug into the headphone jack. I've tried with my Bose speakers and two separate sets of headphones. It seems to occur whenever the hard drive is accessed: when the computer is idle, I don't hear a peep, but whenever I e.g. refresh my browser or open a program, it starts crackling. The odd thing is that I don't get this from the built-in laptop speakers - only from whatever I plug into the headphone jack.

Anyone have any idea what could be causing this? One of the main uses of this machine is playing music so this problem is putting a serious crimp in my enjoyment...

(Extra info: under "Sound, Video and Game Controllers" in the Device Manager I have 4 instances of nVidia High Definition Audio, and 1 instance of Realtek High Definition Audio. Checking "driver update" tells me the drivers are up to date. Not sure why there are 4 instances of the nVidia HD Audio.)
 

Answer:Crackling sound from headphone jack, not built-in speakers?

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i just recently bought a small set of computer speakers for my dell inspiron 3847. i plugged it into the back of the tower via usb, and now when i plug in my headphones into the front headphone jack on the tower to listen to the audio for movies or music,no sound goes through the headphones. need help troubleshooting this.

Answer:dell inspiron 3847 no sound from 3.5mm headphone jack

Hi,
In this case the system is working as per design. When the headphone's are plugged in the systems ask's you which is the device you chose for audio output. In this case check if the headphone's are selected as the primary device for audio output then this could be the situation.
Hoping this helps.
Regards,

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Like the headline says, I have a problem with sound on my Toshiba laptop (model is Satellite L755-S5110). Sound just randomly switches to headphones, even though they aren't connected. The sound just stops playing from the speakers, and when I plug in headphones, it plays normaly through headphones, and works fine while using them, but when I unplug headphones, the sound then plays from speakers for some time and then again just stops on its own and if I plug headphones again, it plays through them.
First, I thought it was some driver issue with win 10, so I did clean install of windows 7 (it was first installed when I bought my laptop), then again installed all the required drivers from the toshiba site (I checked in the device manager couple of times if all audio drivers were up to date, tried reinstalling/installing again), and the exact same problem remained. I also tried reinstalling audio driver provided from toshiba site, and used microsoft audio driver, and again the same problem.
Also, for example, when the sound stops playing from speakers, i just open Playback devices (where my default speakers device is listed), and the sound starts playing again through speakers (didnt change anything there, just opened it...)
I'd really appreciate if someone could help me with this issue, since I've already tried everything I could think of, and none worked yet.
I'm also not really good with computers, so if you have any possible solutions, please let the instructions be... Read more

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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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