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Z510 Speaker sound does not work anymore because something is stuck inside the headphone jack

Question: Z510 Speaker sound does not work anymore because something is stuck inside the headphone jack

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

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

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

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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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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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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 an HP Pavilion dv2000 Notebook. All of sudden the speakers aren't working but I can get sound from headphones. I hear chirps from the speakers when I touch the Quickplay buttons but that's the only sound I can receive. Nothing is muted. Can anybody help me figure out what's going on? Thanks!!!
 

Answer:Solved: No Sound from HP Pavilion dv2000 Notebook but Headphone Jack Work

Could be a sticky headphone jack, try plugging in and removing the headphones a couple of times rapidly.
 

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Can anyone help? I downloaded a sound card driver from Toshiba's update page and now my headphone jack wont work.
The sound just plays from laptop speakers.

Please someone give answers.

Cheers

Answer:Headphone jack does not work after installing sound driver on Equium A200

Hello Rocko

I do not know how to give the answers. Maybe you should explain your problem a little bit better. For example:
Which OS you use? Why you have installed sound driver? Is the reason your own OS installation or you have had some sound problems before?

Sorry but I just want to understand what happening with your Equium notebook?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hi,

I recently got a Clevo laptop (from Origin PC), which has Realtek audio drivers.

To try and fix some BSOD problems, i did a repair install of Windows and uninstalled/reinstalled lots of drivers (using the original driver installers provided by Origin).
But now i don't have separate volume for when the headphones are plugged in. Instead, the volume remains the same as when they are unplugged.

I set Realtek HD Audio Manager to have separate jacks (not "tie up" all inputs), but that did nothing.

When that manager app is running, it pops up a tray notification whenever the headphone is plugged or unplugged, so i know it knows when it's plugged in. However, those notifications are annoying as hell, so i don't run that app always. Besides, i never saw the notifications back when the volume was working.

I looked at the sound window from Windows control panel, and it lists the speakers and something else (digital audio, perhaps? i think it's the optic output), but no headphones. I'm not sure if it has always been that way.

By the way, i should point out that the headphones still work, and sound is not output from the speakers when they are plugged in. I just can't control the volume separately.

I can get more details when i get home. But has anyone else had this same problem, or know how to fix it?

Thanks
 

Answer:No separate speaker and headphone volume anymore

It would help if we knew what version of Windows you're running. Vista and later don't have the mixer that XP has.
 

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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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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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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
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.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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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 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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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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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.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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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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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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Hi all, I purchased a Lenovo Z510-405848 on 5th August this year. The speakers were working fine until a few hours ago when they suddenly went mute. The headphones work fine. I've tried restarting and speakers ARE the default audio device. Is there anyway I can fix it? The laptop's still in warranty(hardly 1 week old!!!).....or should I call the customer support guys?Help appreciatedThanks

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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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Ok I have a cooler master case the centurian one and it has a front headphone jack. And I have an Audigy ZS 2 sound card. I have no Idea what to plug in to get this thing to work. Does anyone know of some helpful sites or anything that can help me out. Thanks

Answer:I cant get my headphone jack to work I need help.

well, on my mobo a jumper setting determines whether or not the front jack will work. make sure your mobo supports this and make sure that the wires are connected from the front of the case to the mobo itslef. there should be a place for it to plug in. its really up to your mobo no matter what.

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I see that a lot of people have had this problem, and I have been trying to fix it but I am out of ideas. I have a Compaq Presario V3000 and ever since I installed Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, the headphone jack doesn't work. No entry for Headphones shows up in my Playback devices. I am pretty sure it is that my current driver is not compatible with Win7, but is there any other driver that I would be able to use in order to get this to work? The laptop speakers work, however they do not mute. Please let me know if you can help or if you need more info about my hardware. Thanks.

Answer:Can't Get Headphone Jack to Work

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mfarzin


I see that a lot of people have had this problem, and I have been trying to fix it but I am out of ideas. I have a Compaq Presario V3000 and ever since I installed Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, the headphone jack doesn't work. No entry for Headphones shows up in my Playback devices. I am pretty sure it is that my current driver is not compatible with Win7, but is there any other driver that I would be able to use in order to get this to work? The laptop speakers work, however they do not mute. Please let me know if you can help or if you need more info about my hardware. Thanks.


Check HPs website and make sure you have the latest sound drivers and chipset drivers...

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The sound works fine but as soon as I put headphones nothing comes out and it isnt the actual headphones.

Answer:Why won't my headphone jack work?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question The sound works fine but as soon as I put headphones nothing comes out and it isnt the actual headphones. the jack might be damaged - you've tried different headphones and earphones?
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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I have an HP Pavilion and the headphones are not recognized when plugged in, instead sound plays from the laptop's speakers. When I click the sound window the headphones are not even registered under the "playback" tab. I got this laptop around a year ago, and it stopped working after a month. I thought I would wait it out, but this has become a huge inconvenience. 

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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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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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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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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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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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Hello everyone.
Recently, my microphone (which is attached to my headset) stopped working.

I have this headset:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826153043

I have this motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131366

A few days ago, I updated to windows 7 64 bit. I installed new drivers when I did that, including audio drivers. The next day or so, I noticed my mic wasn't working.

I had gotten the new drivers from the Asus website (the motherboard manufacturer), and they were just an updated version of the old ones I had.
However, now, I am getting no input on my mic whatsoever. It recognizes that they are plugged in, but no sound goes through (my friends don't hear anything I'm saying). It's not a volume issue: no words are being transmitted whatsoever.

It could be coincidence - the headphone might have finally just broke on me, but I'm suspicious. I think the driver may have something to do with it. I tried reinstalling the drivers, but that did not do anything, I still have the same issue.

The driver is called "VIA HD Audio Deck." Like I said, when I plug it in, it recognizes the mic has been plugged in, but no sound is transmitted.

Do you guys think my mic is broken, and I should start shopping for a new one, or is it a driver problem? If so... what on earth should I do to try and fix it?

PS: Yes, the headphones still work, just not the attached mic.
 

Answer:Headphone mic will not work anymore :(

Is what ever software you're using set up to use the mic correctly? Some software you need to manually select where the mic is in the audio options.
 

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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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model Aspire F5-573Gmy headphone doesnt work on my new laptop my headphone doesnt appear on playback device

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My computer was recently attacked by a virus. I had microsoft fix the problem but now my headphone jack doesnt work. The speakers work fine but when i plug in the headphones only the speaker plays sound. I went to "control panel> Hardware and Sound> Sound> Playback" and looked for the speaker/headphone icon but the only one that was there was speaker/HP I don't wanna mess with it till I know for sure. Is this the same thing or did it somehow get deleted in the mix. If it did how can I get it back on there? Thanks

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I have had my computer, an Acer, for 6 months now. Today the speakers won't work. When I go to device managers it reads that the system is working properly; it also reads that the speakers are working properly.
I have tried updating Realtek, but there are no recent updates. I also tried disabling and enabling realtek, but that did not work. Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Please Help. Speakers and headphone jack won't work.

Try reinstalling the audio drivers.
 

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Hi,

I am using a HP envy x2 nootbook and running windows 8.1 x64 bit op. system. I just reinstalled windows and since then the headphone jack's are not working. Nor the one on the keybord part and nor the one on the tablet one. I used headphones with 4-conductor connector like my Iphone 6S headphone jack. As I assume my divice manager does not note anything wrong. Could it be a driver problem? Or a hadrver problem?
 
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Answer:Headphone jack wont work

Do the laptop speakers go mute or it just keeps going on as if nothing were plugged in? 

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Specs:
HP TouchSmart IQ506
Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit
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About a year ago, my TouchSmart hard drive crashed, so I took it to FutureShop and had it replaced. I was able to put all of my data back on, because it was backed up, but i noticed that my audio did not work correctly. All they had done was put Vista back on to it, so I didn't have the TouchSmart software or Realtek HD Audio Manager like I used to.

Anyways, the main problem is that once I unplug my headphones, I cant use them again until I restart the program I'm using. For example, say I have my headphones plugged in and I start Firefox. The sound will play through the headphones just fine, and if I unplug them the sound will play through the speakers just fine, but when I plug them back in, the sound will continue to play through the speakers. The only way to get the headphones to work again is to close Firefox and reopen it with the headphones already plugged in.

What may be causing this and how can I fix it?

Answer:Headphone Jack Does Not Work Correctly

Hello and welcome to the forum.

When you bought the computer was the software already installed on the computer or did you install the software.

If you bought it with the software preloaded did you buy a set of recovery disk's also, if not you will need to get the recovery disk's or you can make a set if you have another computer to go to like maybe a friend. Here is a great tutorial...

Create a Recovery Disc

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I have a headset set with a mic. It has 3.5mm plugs for the mic and the speakers. Just recently they stopped working together. What I mean is if I have either one of them plugged in, that one works. If I have both plugged in, the sound manager appears as if neither of them are plugged in. I've tried other headphones with the jacks and get the same result. I've tried reinstalling the driver, doing a system restore and using CCleaner to clean my registry. I've also messed around with just about every setting in the audio manager. Anyone have any ideas? It's odd that they work independently, which leads me to believe that the insertion detection is working just fine.

I have a Toshiba Satellite R845-S95 with Windows 7.
 

Answer:Headphone and Microphone Jack won't Work Together

Turn off the insertion detection on realtek. Top-right corner somewhere, from memory.
 

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I bought a new external IOMagic dvd burner. It is an external unit with 2.0 connection. The unit works fine and the PC speaker system plays great. Only thing is I like to watch movies at my computer and listen with headphones. The dvd burner has a headphone jack right on the front of the unit, but it doesn't work. Have tried two different headphones that I know work. Please help.
Thanks,
gary
 

Answer:Headphone jack won't work on dvd burner

What versions of windows are you running?
 

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model Aspire F5-573Gmy headphone doesnt work on my new laptop my headphone doesnt appear on playback device

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

Answer:no sound from right headphone & speaker?

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

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So here's my story:

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

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

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

Answer:Sound Gone From Right Speaker/Headphone

Welcome to TSG....

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

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When i use my SKYPE account to talk with someone they can totally hear me but the problem is I can't hear them.

my audio device is REALTEK audio device

i tried a lot of changes in my laptop but it doesn't work at all.

please i really need to fix this problem. .

Answer:headphone speaker does not work but my mircrophone does HELP!

i am using acer aspire 4736z ^_^v

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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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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 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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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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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
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Answer:No Sound From Front Headphone Jack

What sound card do you have?

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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.
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hi, I own a new X1 Carbon (with the terrible adaptive function keys), and my combo audio/mic jack does not seem to work properly. Specifically, when I try to plug in headphones (or use an application like Skype) while the sound is running from the speakers, it does not switch. Conversely, if I start a video wearing headphones, and unplug them, the sound does not come out of the speakers. Can someone please advise how to troubleshoot this? Thanks in advance.

Answer:X1 Carbon combo headphone/mic jack does not work

Hi Dave0888,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per your query we understood that you are facing the issue with Audio port on ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
 
Please set the default setting on Realtek High Definition audio application from control panel.
If you are unable to find the application or set the application, please download the driver from Lenovo Support page and install it.
 
Also please download ThinkVantage System Update utility and install it, and after installing it please run the application so that it will check for the latest drivers and automatically install it.
 
After installing all the application please restart the system and check it once.
 
Below is the link to enter the downloads page and download latest application accordingly, please click on "Select Product" then in "QUICK PATH" enter the MTM no. select the exact model.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/default.page#
 
Hope this helps. 
 
Best regards,

Hemanth Kumar




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I have a Lenovo w540, latest bios firmware, and windows 7 64bit. I also have the docking station. The headhpnes will not work on the laptops headphone jack, nor the docking stations headphone jack. I have tried 3 different sets of headphones that *all* work on my phone. What gives? Is there a setting somewhere I need to check?

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The speakers work but my computer doesn't detect my headphones, the sound just comes out of the speakers.

Answer:Why doesn't my headphone jack work on my new Acer ...

can you tell the exact model? 

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Monitor w/ built in speakers is an HP f2105.

Windows 7 32bit

I turned my computer off for a week. The first time it's ever been off in 5 years. It has an onboard Realtek soundcard. It worked perfectly before leaving for vacation. I come back and there is no sound. Headphones work and the speakers work when plugged into the front panel headphone jack.

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling drivers and making Onboard Sound Card "Enabled" in BIOS. Is it likely that the onboard sound just stopped working while being shut off or is there another underlying issue?
 

Answer:Speakers only work plugged into headphone jack

Will the headphones work when plugged into the back panel (green jack)?
 

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Hi all, I have several HP models  HP EliteDesk 8000 SFF,  800G1 SFF. In front of PC's case have  audio combo port ( Headphone / Mic ) . I plugged some headset device with combo jack 3.5  but Windows just recognize only 1 feature ( Mic in or Headphone) at the time.So, could i use both features ( mic and headphone) at the same time  ? Thank you very much,

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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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The headphone jack on my SL410 does not work. When I plug in some headphone, the sound still comes out of the speaker. Does anyone know how to fix this problem? A quick response is much appreciated. Thanks for reading,Anthony













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Answer:My headphone jack doesn't work (sl410)

Never mind, I just unplugged and plugged it back in.

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Hi all,        I've recently got a T420 4180A32 (Conexant CX20672) and the headphone jack doesn't work under Windows 7. It works when I boot (natively) into Ubuntu, but obviously when I run a Virtual Machine into Ubuntu through Windows, it doesn't work either. I have: - Uninstalled and reinstalled the driver version that came installed.- Installed,  Uninstalled and reinstalled a newer driver version.- Uninstalled the old driver and installed the new one.- Reverted to using the generic High Definition Audio driver. The speakers work fine but again, headphone jack doesn't.- Established that it obviously isn't a hardware problem.- Uninstalled then reinstalled DirectX- Tried various headphones on the off chance that they were the problem. They weren't. I haven't: - Done a full reinstall of windows 7 (although I might)- Tried Windows 8, although again, I might as I have an unused licence for it and I really want my headphones to work. That's about all the info I can give. Besides this problem, the laptop runs great! Any help would be appreciated.Thanks

Answer:T420 Headphone Jack won't work in Windows 7

Same problem here. It's not working on Linux Mint though.

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I have to hold it to one side for it to work right, is there a way to fix it?

Answer:headphone jack is not working right, I have to hold it to work

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I plugged in my phone earbud, played music and only the speakers were working, checked device manger and it said the earbud wasn't plugged in.  Do i need to get a adapter?  If adapter any recommdations Or Is there any other solution?

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I have a Satellite C50 - A - 1CK laptop and when I plug in my headphones to listen to music or watch videos,the sound comes out of the main speakers. I have clicked on playback devices and 'Speakers' is the only item showng. How do I fix this?

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Hello hye  ,Sorry ,  Red light at my headphone jack gone when i format the laptop.and i want to ask.  That headphone jack had a driver for red light or not. because it look style when redlight at there..Sorry for my ENGLISH













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Answer:Redlight from headphone jack not work (Y410p)

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
I am assuming that you did a One Key Recovery and restored your operating system to a like new condition ? 
 
The red light should be OFF when everything is working properly on the your model.  If you did the One Key Recovery then the restoration corrected a driver problem with the audio that was causing the red light.
 
 

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