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Q: Buzzing sound from front audio outlet

I hear a buzzing sound from my audio speakers, and this post actually explains it nearly perfectly.




Hey guys. So I finally got finished with my Cosmos Mod (which I hope to have up and posted on the forums soon ) but I'm having some trouble with buzzing and crackling with the headphones plugged into the front jack.

My Cosmos case comes equipped with the HD Azalia front audio connector in addition to the AC '97 audio connector. When completing my wire management and sleeving, I decided to remove the AC '97 connector since I only needed the HD Azalia connector, which is attached to my Creative X-Fi Extreme Gamer sound card. So I simply cut the AC '97 connector off. I did not cap each of the exposed remaining wires as they were very small in diameter and I figured I would just sleeve over it and try it.

Problem: When I plug any of my three pairs of different headphones to the front panel I have buzzing and crackling whether games or programs are making sound or not. I especially have crackling when I move my Razer Death Adder around, which seems really weird. I've got the Death Adder plugged directly into my Logitech G15. By the way, I've also got my wireless Logitech mouse plugged in and when I move that one around, there is no ill effect on the sound. ??

When I've got the headphones plugged in directly to the sound card at the back of the computer, I've got perfect silence. No interference at all with each pair of headphones I plug in.Click to expand...

from http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=143685

The solutions on that forum say grounding, shielding, and basically things that I am clueless about.
Help ?
Thanks...

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A: Buzzing sound from front audio outlet

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Hello,


Starting about a week ago whenever any audio is being played through my computer (speaker or headphone) I will hear a buzzing sound and occasionally the audio with skip. This happens weather I am playing audio that is being streamed from the internet or that is on my computer directly.

I have tried several things to fix this problem including installing all windows updates that are available as well as updating my audio drivers.

I am running windows 7 home premium 64 bit. My computer model is hp pavilion dv7t quad 6100 and I have IDT high definition audio codec driver version 6.10.6381.0 which my computer says is the latest driver version. Updating to this version has not solved the problem, however.

Any help with this problem would be greatly appreciated. If there is additional info that is neccesary, please let me know and I will post it.

A:IDT High Def Audio, buzzing sound when playing any sort of audio.

Unplug the speakers from the PC and see if you still get the buzz with headphones. Some "buzz" problems can be related to "AC power ground loop" problems if some separately powered devices are connected.

Noise and skipping are problems that have been posted here before. There is no "one fix" for that. There are possible hardware problems, drivers (including video drivers), Interrupt issues, Wi Fi caused, etc.

Skipping can be because the other device that is on the shared Interrupt that the sound is on is interrupting the sound. Sound is always on a shared interrupt (IRQ) with a higher priority device. You can try this: go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the IDT and then LEFT click "Uninstall". DO NOT check the box to uninstall the drivers. Then restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect the sound and reinstall it and some times put it on a different shared IRQ.

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I have a hp envy with win 10 OS and anything played with audio music or movies I get lots of buzzing and sometimes freezing of movie also, th laptop is only 4 months old, anyone help please

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Theres this annoying buzzing sound while playing music or any kind of audio, this just popped up today it was fine yesterday, and I didn't update/install anything. This only happens with the computer speakers, when I plug in headphones the sound is fine. I'd show you the audio clip but I'm not sure how, I'm not great with computers so if you need to know anything about it tell me.

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So I just updated my Toshiba laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and now I'm having audio problems. At first after I upgraded I had no sound. I fixed it by uninstalling and reinstalling my Realtek audio driver. Now thankfully I got my sound back, but now whenever I play audio the sound isn't clear anymore Especially when I use YouTube. I updated my Realtek audio driver from version 6.0.1.7541 to 6.0.1.7586 and I still hear the buzzing! I tried audio troubleshooting and it said the problem couldn't be identified. What do I do?

A:Continuous audio buzzing but with sound!

Hi there and welcome to the forum

Have you checked and confirmed you are using the correct audio playback device in your audio properties?

Have you got the speakers (and other settings) configured correctly in audio playback device?

Have you also checked to confirm whether running the driver in combination with Toshiba Audio Enhancement stops the speakers buzzing?

Have you tried an earlier driver version? For instance 6.0.1.7023 for example.

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I recently bought the HP Pavilion 15ab570TX, I've had it for only a few days before this problem arised. I was watching a series on the laptop when suddenly the sound went away, and a buzzing sound from the laptop (could be fan or from audio itself) replaced it. Now, whenever I turn on the laptop, a loud buzzing sound appears. I went on youtube to check the audio status but I couldn't hear anything eventhough the speakers icon says the speakers are okay and the sound is well above 66. What is the problem? I don't understand how it can be dust issues because I've kept the laptop clean and covered most of the time. It's been approximately three days since I received the laptop.

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First post, hope I'm doing this right.Hi guys, about 3 weeks ago I purchased a Lenovo ideapad 110. It's a great laptop, however, about a couple weeks ago, the laptop started making a loud grinding/buzzing sound when playing audio. The sound only lasts for second, but it's quite jarring, to the point where I have to take out my earphones and take a break from what ever I was watching/listening to. It also happens without earphones, so those aren't the problem. YouTube is when it mainly occurs, however other sites with audio have it too. I've tried playing with the audio settings and updating the drivers, it worked for a few days, but the sound has returned. My previous laptop, a hp did this too, but never this frequently, so what exactly is this? I'm not very tech-savvy, so I have no idea.Here are the spec if it helps.15.6-inch (1366 x 768 pixels) TN displayIntel Pentium N3710 Processor (1.60GHz 1600MHz 2MB) with Intel HD Graphics4GB RAM (up to 8GB), 1TB HDDWindows 10 HomeBuilt-in DVD Recordable DriveStereo Speakers with Dolby Audio, 3.5 mm Combo Audio JackUSB 3.0, USB 2.0, HDMI, RJ45 Ethernet and 4-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 acDimensions: 378 x 265 x 22.9; Weight: 2.2 kg24WH batteryThanks.

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Hey, I recently swapped cases, figuring it would be no big deal. Though it was my first time with my current system. After I was finished, everything seemed to be in order, except for the fact that I had absolutely no sound. I saw an obvious problem. My system was originally a stock HP Pavilion, in an HP case. The motherboard is an ASUS A7N8X-LA, and has 3 different audio connectors, All 5pin or less. The new case has one front panel audio cable. I guess you could say it's 9pin. [Technically 10, with.. a little white object placed in one of the holes. It came that way.] I've looked and looked, and I see no connector on my motherboard that would associate with this type of plug. Is there any way to work around this? It's onboard sound i'm using, Realtek AC97. Would a soundcard have a connector for the cable? Oh.. and I tried using the back audio ports instead of the front, and they wont work either. :[ Any help would be awesome, thanks.
 

A:Front Panel Audio Problem. [No Sound]

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Ok, I've recently upgraded my sound to a sound card instead of the Realtek AC '97 onboard stuff on my motherboard (MSI K9N4 SLI-F). I upgraded b/c I was having issues with people and sounds altering periodically (I play WoW religiously and use Ventrilo. Vocals from Vent were getting erratic, in that they'd swap channels periodically or they'd become lower or higher than norm w/out reason). I purchased a Sound Blaster Audigy SE sound card along with another video card (same exact card that I'm already running, now running SLi). After installing both cards, I started to experience issues with video. After doing the trial-and-error thing, I found out that the drivers from the onboard sound and the new sound card were the culprits. I disabled the onboard sound in BIOS and got the latest-&-greatest from Creative Labs and things worked fine. Because of disabling the onboard sound, I disconnected the front I/O jumpers from the mobo and just used some Y-connectors to put my headset and speaker connections into the sound card. Problem with that was that I was having issues with sound quality, so I decided to put the jumpers back on the mobo. There are multiple jumpers for my front I/O (on a Cooler Master CM690 case): one for AC '97, one for Audio HD and then separate jumpers for each wire. I tried both the one for AC '97 and Audio HD to no avail. The onboard audio is still disabled. The first thing you'd think to do would be to r... Read more

A:Front I/O audio problems with new sound card

you mean you split the sound using the Y cable?to your headset & speakers?
that will deteriorate the amplification/signal of the sound coming from your PC.

have you tried setting your sondcard's sound manager to set your headset to a dedicated sound output of the soundcard? ie:headset surround.

what type of speakers do you have?does it have a headphone output?
if it does,try plugging your headphone jack to that socket.
 

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I have a front audio panel and a CMI 8738-6ch sound card.

The front audio does not work and has a wire coming directly from the back of it with this plug on the end of it...
There are 4 wires going into this plug.

On the sound card I have a 4 pin connector which, by trying with the computer turned off, I know fits this plug.
Despite them fitting together, this being the only wire coming from the front audio panel and plug being on the sound card we all know that naivety often makes 2+2 = 5 and so I was hoping some could offer guidance before I plug something in wrong.

Thanks in advance.

A:Connecting Front Panel Audio to Sound Card

I am not intimately familiar with that card, though normally, yes, that would be the correct connection.

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Hil

I have a Hight Definition Front Panel Audio (AC97 too), and a sound blaster X-Fi Fatality. Does anyone know the combination that I have to use to connect the Front Panel to the Sound Card ???????
 

A:Solved: Front Panel Audio + Sound Blaster

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Dear all,

I have been reading 1000s of posts on the net for 5.1 Channel speakers giving outputs only through the front left and right speakers. Well, I am no exception

- Connected all the cables correctly to the respective jacks... but still...
- Tried atleast 5 different of HD Audio Drivers (including the latest by the onboard device maker VIA - v10_1200a, as well as the Microsoft generic HD Audio driver)... Installed, Completely wiped, Reinstalled, all possible combinations... but still...
- Tried adding the Sound Blaster 5.1 Channel PCI Card (SB 5.1 VX)... but still...
- Tweaked all possible 'Playback Devices' options... but still...
- Tried different 5.1 Channel testing audio files... but still...

But still still my speakers (brand new iBall MJ04 - iBall's latest model) doesn't play 5.1 Channel Audio

Following is my system specifications:

CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 @ 2.66GHz
Package (platform ID) - Socket 775 LGA
Mainboard Model - P5KPL-CM
Northbridge - Intel P35/G33/G31 rev. A2
Southbridge - Intel 82801GB (ICH7/R) rev. A1
Onboard Audio - VIA VT 1708B, 8-CH High Definition Audio
Memory Type - DDR2
Memory Size - 4096 MBytes
OS - Windows 7 Ultimate (64 Bit)

Though this board supports 8 Channel audio, even 5 Channel is not being played.... when an audio file or video file is played, all speakers flare up.... playing the audio is all speakers... this is NOT 5.1 channel audio... this is just 'Speaker Fill'.... playing the same sound in all the 5 speakers.... tr... Read more

A:5.1 Channel Audio - Sound only from Front Left and Right Speakers

I assume you are using something like this,

or similar cables to connect from the 6 RCA input jacks on the system to the 3 mini jacks on the computer (one each for the front left/right, sub/center and rear left/right).

Also is the audio you are trying to play stereo or 5.1? If it is only stereo then it requires using speaker fill to get sound from all speakers.

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MODS: I post this thread to isolate the most important problem from my previous thread and to make it clearer and easier to answer. I hope that's alright.

I have this on onboard Realtek HD audio card. And no matter if I connect the AC'97 or HD audio adapter to the motherboard, the sound that comes out of the frontjack is cracking. I have no phones or anything the like near my pc, the speakers are turned off and I reinstalled the drivers. Still I have this sound. Any suggestions how to fix it?

Thanks in advance

A:Realtek HD audio - Front jack makes cracking sound

If you really want a better sound output, check if your speaker or headset are plugged tightly.

But you can also lower the sound quality in the settings but this can eliminate the crackling sound. First, close the programs where sound comes out such as media players. Believe me, I had this problem on Realtek in Windows 7 too but I lowered the sound quality to 16 bits 44100 Hz, CD quality and the crackling sound was gone. I posted a screenshot. After you are done with that, refresh the desktop and play an MP3 file and hear if the sound got any better.

But if you really want some better sound, you need to buy a sound card that is fully compatible with Windows 7.

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So i have a brand new dell inspiron 15 7567(4gb ram, i5, gtx 1050, 1tb hdd) and its only been a week now im currently facing an annoying problem which is the buzzing sound u can hear whether on the speaker or headphones when im plugging in or out the charger though im not facing this problem back then..I tried:uninstalling/updating the audio driver, I'm still facing the problemrun diagnostics using supportassist but there seems no problemhopefully its not a motherboard, power supply problem.also noticed that performance drops when im disconnected on the charger although all setting are set to high/maximum performance.
please help 

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I built a custom desktop a couple of months ago. I have a Gigabyte Z77X-DH3 mobo inside an Antec Nine Hundred case.

Gigabyte Z77X-DH3 Manual

Nine Hundred Manual

I'm not very sharp when it comes to computer audio, but here's what I'm looking at (I think...). The mobo has integrated audio which uses the VIA VT2021 audio codec. The case also has headphone/mic inputs on the front panel. This is connected to the mobo using the provided High Definition Audio cable (as opposed to AC97). I have speakers connected to the integrated audio, and a headset connected to the front panel headphone/mic ports.

In windows, I am using the VIA HD Audio Deck software. In the advanced options menu, I have the headphones set on the "Independent Headphone" option, which makes the headphones show up as it's own device in the windows playback device menu (which is what I want), instead of showing it as the speakers. The problem is, when I make the headphones the active device, they don't play any sound. The green equalizer bars next to the device in the windows menu show the device is playing, but no sound comes from the headphones themselves. If I switch the setting in the VIA software to "Redirected Headphone", using the same port, it works fine (but it shows up as the same device as the speakers).

In the Device Manager, under "Sounds, video and game controllers", I have 3 devices listed: AMD High Definition Audio Device
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A:VIA HD Audio Deck - Front panel headphone device not producing sound

First get rid of the High Definition Audio Device. That was probably a default device that Windows installed, before you installed either the AMD video drivers or the VIA sound drivers. Whether that is interferring with what you want to do? (or if what you want to do can be done).

I just built a new PC with a gigabyte Z77X UD5H motherboard and it has RealTek audio on it.

In the RealTek control panel, I can set the front panel headset jack to either mute the speakers (normal) or to not mute the speakers so that both the speakers and headset work.

But, if you are trying to get two different default audio playback devices at the same time, you can't do that. Windows limits you to only one default audio playback device.

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This computer is nearing a month old and the front of computer starts making a buzzing noise but I'm guessing its vibration because as soon as I put my hand on the front panel it stops and after I take my hand off it goes back to buzzing? Some times it'll do this and other times it won't

Any clue whats causing it or how to fix it?

A:Buzzing/Vibration coming from the front of my pc?

Karizma
I presume that you have a desktop.
I suspect that's coming from the fan where maybe the attaching screws are loosing.
Good luck

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msi ms-7548

Motherboard Specifications, MSI MS-7548 (Aspen) | HP? Support

this is a cable i have

plugging in for a test wont short the board?
I am interested if you can have front audio and spdiff output sound.

HP says ---> One 9-pin audio header for headphone-out and microphone-in (yellow, Vista capable, requires matching front audio jack module)

also HP says ---> "Supports one S/PDIF digital connection"
the board has an internal and external spdif, so what is HP saying?






Quote:
Integrated Realtek ALC888S Audio
*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
Audio CODEC: Realtek ALC888S
High Definition 8 channel audio
Supports one S/PDIF digital connection


shows the external spdif #2 rca jack which I use hooked up to a sony receiver.

A:AC 97 front audio cables on this mb front audio? msi ms-7548

An AC97 connection will work in place of an HD Audio connection to the motherboard sound connection. The AC 97 doesn't support some jack sensing that the HD Audio does.

It should work OK to test if you can get front panel audio and S/PDIF at the same time.

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After i completely dignosed the issue it seems to me that there are problems in BIOS, Drivers and thermal management as when I start playing a game (GTA 5, Battlefiels 1) i runs smooth for 5 minutes but after that i starts lagging and freezing. I have also run some benchmarks but results are similarly as there is the issue of cpu thermal throttling. And audio distortion is due to unstable and poor compatibility drives. In dell forms i read people saying that all this is caused due power management issues which i have also noticed as when CPU is idle is consumes around 20 watt at 50°C but when put under load it once reaches 50 watt of peak usage at 100°C but with in few seconds it thermal throttles and used only 15 watt at 80°C which is even less than idle speed which causes many problems and freezing also all with in few minutes of gaming or proper use. Many uses are facing same problems as i have read on reddit and dell community form but not all the systems are affected as the review units that some YouTube channels and Websites like Laptop Mag reviewed did not exibit such problems or otherwise the reviews are fake. I don't know why dell is not solving the issues and sending me the same problematic Laptop again for the third time.

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hello,
i am having a new hp envy 360 on windows 10, 6-7 month back,but i am facing a (no audio output device is installed) display in my desktop recently which was playing well from date when i buyied.
after making several attempts of fixing the audio by troubleshooting, the problem  is still not fixed.
what should i do, kindly help me.

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Hello! I have a small issue. Basically, I have a Compaq desktop for about five years now. I've never had a problem with my computer before until my speakers stopped working. My computer has been soundless for two months until today when i finally purchased some speakers. I followed the instructions on how to set it up to a tee. I turned on the subwoofer and find that I still cannot hear anything. I restarted and turn off my computer twice and reconnect the sound system twice and still no sound. I just don't know what to do at this point. I'm hoping I'm missing something small and was hoping you could help me figure it out.
 

A:Sound Outlet not playing sound though the computer says otherwise

Please run this and paste the result into your next reply :- http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe

In Device Manager are there any 'unknown devices' or items with a ! or ? next to them ?
What's listed under the 'Sound ...' entry ?
 

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My sound card Xonar D1 doesn't work properly and i wrote to ASUS and they told me to connect the "HD audio" or "speaker" cables from the front panel of motherboard to the sound card's front panel. Is that safe to do? weather it will work or not, is it safe to try?

A:Connecting "HD audio" cable from front panel to sound card

Most newer cases have two connectors for front panel audio. "HD Audio" and "AC 97". The HD Audio connector is the correct one to use. The AC97 does not have some automatic sense capability that the newer HD Audio does.

The connector is "keyed" (one pin missing) so line it up correctly when installing.

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My audio rear outs used to work, but even so, i was primarily using hdmi out from my video card. I was also diagnosing BSODs at the time and sent my mobo back to asus for an rma. When it got back, I placed it in a different case and attached the font panel audio.

Due to a new living circumstance, I decided to switch back to the normal audio out, as my hdmi sound is awful on my new monitor. Problem is, now i find that the onboard audio does not work.

I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling and updating drivers, I have disabled all other drivers in the device manager, I have disconnected the front panel entirely. Nothing seems to re-enable my back panel.

Everything seems like in this thread Just got done building a new computer but... - techPowerUp! Forums
except my audio interface is ASUS, not MSI, and does not allow for front panel detection. (their solution was to "disable front panel jack detection" but this interface does not allow for this)

See the attached screenshots for interface.
Screenshot #1: As you can see, this is all the advanced settings allow. Also note that the bottom jacks are disabled, and does not see the speakers at all, even though they are plugged in.

Screenshot #2: This is with the HD settings enabled.

Screenshot #3: As you can see, there are no devices shown while HD audio is enabled, and the sound device manager does not see the speakers at all.

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A:Asus onboard audio no longer working since enabling front panel audio.

Have you tried system restore, or tried reinstalling the software/driver etc?

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My front USB slots work and every connector on the rear works fine yet when
i plug headphones into the front audio jack and nothing is detected.

My Bios are updated to the latest version, i have also tried switching to AC97 but makes no difference. Swapping between HDMI and s/pdif doesn't also does nothing.

The case is a fairly cheap case being a SHAW GT-M2 although it is new.

I have a dual boot of Windows 7 and OSX Lion the front doesn't work with either.

All drivers are up to date with no yellow ! in device manager

A:No front Panel audio detected but Rear Audio works on Asus P8H 61-M LX

Check to make sure that the front panel audio cable is actually plugged into the audio header on the motherboard. If the motherboard has HD audio and the front panel has a plug marked HD-Audio, then plug that into the motherboard. Make sure that it is correctly lined up, otherwise the front panel won't work correctly.

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Just built a new computer, and everything went smooth except that a small but sometimes very noticeable buzzing comes out my headphones. I cant really explain it other than its a high pitched buzz, that changes frequency depending on whats on my screen. On the desktop, or web browser its very fast, while when I go into a game it slows down but becomes louder. And when something is loading, as in when i bring up firefox, it pauses for a second, then continues buzzing, or when loading a game, at the loading screen it is completely quiet, then when I am in game, it continues. Another wierd thing is, if I am scrolling through a long webpage or text file really fast, the buzz will vary depending on how fast Im scrolling.
I actually had to take my sub woofer out because i t was amplifying the buzz probably almost 20-fold, so I'm going straight from headphones to the computer.
Also, changing the sound volume on the computer does not change the buzz.

Now, as far as I know, i have the latest sound drivers, I went to my motherboards website, and downloaded the audio driver for the gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L. Other than that I dont know what else it could be.
Here's a dxdiag, if that helps.
(I did all the tests earlier, they all came out successful)

(to download)
http://www.onedump.com/file12/50270a5e922acf1123d6a96fccdf1658/DxDiag.txt

(Scroll down past the html stuff)
http://www.onedump.com/show.php?id=50270a5e922acf1123d6a96fccdf1658

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A:Solved: Sound problems: buzzing sound that changes frequency

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Hi all,

I'd be grateful for any advice to my problem....

Last month I bought a new PC, a Dell XPS 8500 with an Intel Core i7-3770 processor. The PC has onboard audio (Realtek High Definition Audio).

I didn't buy new speakers as I have a perfectly usable set of Creative 6.1 speakers.

My problem is that although my computer plays Windows event sounds through all the speakers, applications such as iTunes only emit sound through the front pair.

I have googled the problem and as a result have configured the Realtek to use 7.1 audio but without the side pair.

Also, I have disabled the Realtek driver and have reloaded by asking Windows to select the best available.

But still the problem persists.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance,

dagi

A:No audio except front speakers (Dell, Realtek Audio)

First, for proper operation you must use the Dell supplied sound driver. Non-Dell will either not work or install or will not work properly, and that includes the basic function Windows installed HD Audio Codec.

6.1 is an oddball speaker configuration for current technology systems, its either 2.1, 5.1 or 7.1.

I used to do a lot of support on the Dell users forum (community) and recall that certain applications will only play audio through "stereo" speakers only. My experience on the Dell forum (I had over 37,000 posts and am still registered) also is the reason I note the Dell supplied sound driver.

You could also post on the Dell community Desktop hardware section and one of the user experts there may have more suggestions.

Desktop - Dell Community

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

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

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Hi, I got new problem with my 2nd laptop.
The problem is hard to solve.
My sound card, everything is alright.
I can hear sound very well.
But the problem is, i hear BIOS booting sound-"Beep!"ing instead
of system error sound(like when you type "abcdefg" in run, low piano tone sound comes out with
X mark error msg).
That's all the problem i got.
Only error sound is the problem.
My sound card driver is alright.
How do i solve this problem?

A:Buzzing sound comes out instead of normal error sound

Please post your computer model/brand. Usually the manufacturing support site has documentations on beep codes. How many beeps do you hear?

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Back around the first of the year I sent my xps 17 L1702x back to the depot to replace a bad motherboard. Ever since then I have noticed a buzzing sound in the speakers when the volume is half way up or louder. I can press down on the top of the hand rest area, and the buzzing stops Has anyone else experienced this problem? I would hate to have to send the computer back to the depot for this but it's driving me crazy!

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I'm having problems with buzzing and stuttering audio when watching or listening to music, with and without headphones

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When I'm loading Civ 5, Sims 3 and Sims 2, I can hear loud buzzing/screeching form inside my case. It only occurs when first loading the games, not like when I'm actually in a household in Sims or moving units in Civ, and stops if I bring up another window when they're loading. As soon as a switch back to their window, though, the sounds start again. I'm well above required and recommended specs for the games that cause the buzzing, and I had the same problem on my old computer, which was also above recommended specs. Is my onboard sound trying to play some of the game's audio? Or is it just some weird error I have to deal with?

A:Audio buzzing during certain games

Check to see if your hard drive is mounted securely. Your hard drive will be under increased load when first loading games.

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I recently purchased a 5 1/4" multimedia panel for my computer. Their are 4 ports on the front for hooking up mic and speakers (left, right, center) but the pins to hook to my motherboard or sound card are single pins. I have a ATI Diamond 7.1 channel sound card with 2 standard ports for hooking up other sources for sound. I have no manual for the card and unable to find anything online on how to hookup the individual pins to my sound card. Can anyone help??
 

A:Connecting sound pins from front panel to sound card

I can't find any detailed information. In any case, I don't know why you would want separate speaker outputs on the front panel. Most of the bay panels I've seen have standard features like mic in, headphone out, and misc other connections like USB, Firewire, etc.. I've not seen any with individual (ie: left speaker, right speaker, center speaker) connections, and it would clutter your front panel having all of the those cables hanging.
 

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Hello, my name is Bradon. I built this computer about a year ago, and the past few weeks it has been crashing 4-5 times a week, though it never BSOD. When the PC does crash however, it completely freezes with buzzing audio. This forces me to push the restart button and when everything does come back up, the machine is incredibly slow for the first 10 minutes of use.

? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? W7 Pro SP1 x64
? What was original installed OS on system? custom machine, first OS I placed on
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Technet Key
? Age of system (hardware) ~1 year
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? ~1 year. I have not resorted to reinstalling OS yet.

? CPU i7-3930k
? Video Card MSI 7950 2PMD3GD5
? MotherBoard ASROCK x79 extreme6
? Power Supply - brand & wattage XFX 1000w fully modular

Let me know if there's any other info you need. PSU and GPU is 3 weeks old and the freezes were occurring seldom before i had replaced it.

Thank you very much for your time.

A:No BSOD, crashes with audio buzzing

Hello there and welcome to TSF (it's a wonderful community, I like it here).

It is possible that something has changed in the past few weeks that triggers the crashes, after about a year of flawless performance, unless this has occurred before, but at a lower frequency. Did you install any hardware components just before the onset of this problem? Perhaps added some more RAM? Talking of which, how much ram have you got and what's the make and model of ram modules installed? Kindly provide more information on your storage setup. Any SSD drives, raid setups etc.

You mentioned sluggish performance after a crash, does it happen only after a crash or is it always this slow at startup? 10 minutes is a long time to wait for a pc of your specs to be ready for user operation. Could it be some task is scheduled to run after logon, a backup task perhaps? A quick look at Resource Monitor should tell what processes are taking up resources during those ten minutes.

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Hello forum!

I have been struggling with this buzzing for such a long time and at this point I think I've tried nearly everything.

When plugged my two cables into the rear end of my PC (The pink and the green), it has imense amount of buzzing. A minor fix for this was: install Realtek Audio Device Manager, and put the output stick from green to the blue. This fixed the issue from constant buzzing, but now, when I play games, any game at all, there is a buzzing matching when I play (Probably synchronized with the FPS).

I tried using my front sticks, which fixed the sound issue for a small amount of time, untill the stick stopped working completely(I also would like very much, if my back sticks actually would work properly). The audio cable to the motherboard(the one in the lower left cornor of the board), was plugged in the AC '97. I tried changing that to HD Audio. Same problem. In the end I even tried disconnecting the cable completely, since it apparently just was the connection from the front sticks, and the might have an effect on audio if unused.

Of course, I also tried reinstalling drivers. (Currently AMD High Definition Audio Device and High Definition Audio Device are installed).

None of this worked. I really need a permanent fix on this. Nearly every part of the computer is farely new (maximum 3-4 months old).

Nothing seem to work, please help

A:Realtek Audio Driver buzzing

The "buzzing" sounds like a "ground loop hum". What else do you have plugged into the computer? Also, is it properly grounded? Improper or no AC Power ground can cause that. Even a defective power cord from the power supply to the AC power receptacle. Even remotely, if the PC is powered into a power strip, the power strip could be defective.

The HD Audio connector should be used as it provides some jack sensing that the older AC97 does not have.

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Recently, my audio quality has taken a leap of faith and landed two-hundred floors below splattered on the pavement. The speakers play the sound itself alright, but it is accompanied by a buzzing. Like as if someone is talking into a microphone, but the microphone is way too close to their mouth. I've found that this problem can be temporarily fixed by going into my playback devices, speakers, properties, advanced, and then randomly changing the sample rate and clicking apply. This lasts for about 30 mins to an hour. That time can be shortened even further if I am watching a YouTube video (which I am, all day every day) and I pause it. For whatever reason, when I go to play it again, the sound goes back to basically blown speakers. I don't get it. I know the laptop is covered by warranty, and considering it's directly affecting the experience I'm getting from it, I think a free repair/replacement is in order. I've only had this thing for 3/4 of a year. I've never dropped it, I don't listen to the volume on full blast (seldom higher than 40), and quite frankly, this is bull****. I've updated every driver to the latest version, so don't try to tell me that's the problem.

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Hello, When ever playing a game or movie, there will be short moments of freezing and a strange noise as if it were stuttering. Then it will just go back to normal. But then it will come back again momentarily. Can anyone help me? Thanks!-Denny

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My computer came with on board sound. I disabled it in the bios and installed a Sound BlasterAudigy4 sound card. Now i can no longer use the front sound Jacks on the computer. Is there any way to connect these easily to the sound card i installed?

Pawgy
 

A:How do you connect front sound Jacks to an add on sound card?

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Hello, There is a buzzing sound coming from my laptop. I got it since the day I bought it. I consulted the technician from the place Where I bought my laptop. He stated that its coming from the HDD in all 6th gen laptops since they are made slimmer. I am still getting that buzzing sound but i did not recieve any error messages or any kind of problems yet.  I would like to know anything about this matter. Thank you very much. !!! 

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I'm using a desktop computer, my computer was allright till this morning. After i click a link which was sent by my friend, Then suddenly my pc fan come out so loud like buzzing sound while running the fan, I tried to off the pc and on agian, it still have it. If anybody know how to deal with this. Help pls
 

A:Buzzing sound on Pc fan

It could be that something (like a wire) has found worked its way near the fan and is just touching the fan blades. The fan itself could be on its way out.

I would suggest, opening up the case and starting the PC to identify exactly which fan is causing the noise. Have a look around it and make sure nothing is near / in the fan blades (clean out the inside while you are there).
 

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hi all,
my sound works perfectly but it has this buzzing noise its not very loud but its enough to drive you insane, though i can turn the sound up higher to cover up the buzz.

i heard somewhere that it could be harddrive interference with the onboard sound? my graphics card also makes this noise when the sound is off no idea why
 

A:Buzzing sound

What's your graphics card? Mine makes some noise too. It appears to be the voltage converter....
 

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There is a buzzing noise that seems to be related to apps running. I have disabled the exclusive mode on the speaker which helped a little but it is still pretty constant. Very annoying. Any solutions?

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This has been an ongoing problem for the last month or so.

I've been hearing some irregular sounds from my computer lately. An unusual buzzing sound. I'm thinking that it's from the fan and the computer possibly overheating.

Also just tonight, the computer shut down by itself. I checked the power light, and the light was blinking on and off.

I wanted to know what the problem was.

I'm running an HP Pavilion 6370Z/Windows '98
 

A:A Buzzing Sound

Take the side of your panel off your computer case and look at your fans. You may need to clean the dust out of your computer or get new fan(s). The computer probably turned off because it over heated.
 

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  Hi     Im   getting  a  loud   buzzing  sound  .... I  can  still  hear  internet  radio    or   a  video  clip  ... but  that  buzzing  sound  is   almost  overpoweringeverything  ... iM   on   a   desk  top   comp      Model No. 411. a025na

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I am using Sonic DVDit! software that comes with adobe premier and when I burn a dvd, there is a buzzing sound that plays during the menus that gets louder the longer the menu is on the screen, it also fades in and out periodically during the actual video portion of the dvd. does anyone know how to get rid of this problem?
 

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Hello everyone im having issues with my motherboard soundcard because i have recently purchased a new keyboard that had the cables to connect into the soundboard, when i plugged them in the volume increased and a buzzing sound was noticeable. I downgraded the soundboard to another driver and the volume went low again and the buzzing sound almost dissapeared but still there, you can notice it when you use the volume from windows, from 0 to 1 there you can notice a little buzzing sound, and my question is if its a electric failure or ai can fix it with anything else. Thank you for your support.

A:Sound buzzing

Many wires and cables and more chance of electrical interference. It also depends on signal to noise ratio, top notch device have it high and other ones so-so. Make sure cables are not close to power cables and other inductive stuff.

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Hello,I have a question about my annoying buzzing sound on my one week old laptop. When the master volume level gets higher that 65 on any kind of usage (youtube, movies, music, etc.), left speaker does some kind of annoying buzzing-vibrating sound. Drivers are up to date, are there any solutions on this matter or is it a malfunction?Best regards from Croatia. 

A:Buzzing sound

Hi, Kindly follow these workaround.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/Crackling-sound-Distorted-Sound/m-p/5797418 




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I was playing poker and the comp made a loud buzzing sound for about 4 seconds and again for about 2 sec.
I have never heard anything like this before.
the ele circuit going to the comp is new and AFCI protected, and on its own circuit.
the comp didn't blink or go off.
anyone have an idea wjat it could have been.. thanks
 

A:buzzing sound

keep an eye on this. it could be any number of things. for instance i live near the interstate 70 and every now and then i receive cb radio traffic on my speakers this ranges from pops and buzz to clear speach
 

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