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Speakers wont turn off when headphones are plugged in

Q: Speakers wont turn off when headphones are plugged in

I am on windows 7 64bit, I have listed in my speaker system 4 different devices

this is the order they are listed and their status also

Sharp HDMI - Disabled (unplugged) - I have to manually enable it when I want to plug my laptop to my tv

Speakers - Ready - Default Device

Headphones - Disabled, unplugged

Headset Earphones - Default Device when plugged in (otherwise not visable on list)

Here is the issue

If I were to plug in the Earphones Headset Earphones without the Sharp HDMI being disabled (but still unplugged) my laptop for some reason selects both Headset Earphones and Speakers, some sound comes out the speakers, others the Headset Earphone

If I disble the Sharp HDMI then when I plug the Headset Earphones in it swaps as it should to the Headset Earphones making them the default device and only the Headset Earphones work so when I pull the Headset Earphones plug it automatically switches back to the Speakers, this is how I want it to work but without having to disable the HDMI in order to do it.

would anyone hazard a guess to what is going on here?.. thanks

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Preferred Solution: Speakers wont turn off when headphones are plugged in

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Speakers wont turn off when headphones are plugged in

In most cases (all that I've seen), the HDMI is inactive unless an HDMI cable is plugged into the PC.

The normal (and usual) speaker/headset mode is the speakers are muted when a headset is plugged in. Some RealTek control panel's will allow reconfiguring this so that either the speakers are muted (normal) when headset is plugged in or speakers are still active when a headset is plugged in.

If you haven't done it, install the latest AMD (ATI) drivers for the HD3450 and see if that makes any difference. Also check your RealTek HD Audio Manager (assuming you have one) to see if there are any speaker options that could affect what is happening. There are different RealTek versions, depending on the PC or motherboard vendor (in your case you should be using ASUS supplied RealTek drivers).

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Speakers won't turn off when headset is plugged in. I have recently installed Windows 10 update but I think the problem may be present even before the update.

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Hi! I have HP Probook4540s - Intel i5 - 3210M  &  8GB Ram.This issue is with the audio. The speakers don't work until I plugged in the headphones into the jack, and the funny thing is, after plugging in, the headphones don't work only speakers do. This is an old issue. I think its an operating system issue, It would be solved after reinstalling it, but the problem is still there. I tried every possible solution available on the internet. I don't know how I got this issue. When I update my BIOS from Version:F.60 A  to Version:F.61 Rev.A , after that I start getting this issue. I am not sure if it's a BIOS issue.Please help....

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Hello

As you may have guessed from the title, my built in speakers on my laptop wont mute when I plug in my headphones into the jack. When I plug in the headphones both the built in speakers as well as the headphones have sound coming from them.

I'm not even sure what sound card I have in this machine as it is only listed as "High Definition Audio Device" under device manager.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Recently bought a new headset, Gioteck Ex-05 to be exact. Everything looks fine considering the product and all, but when I FIRST plugged it in it automatically did it's routine with installing the headset driver. Afterwards, my speaker icon in my tray got an X.

Solutions that I've tried but ended up failing:

Reinstalling Headset Driver
Restarting my computer
Reinstalling my Realtek Codec
Reinstalling my NVIDIA High Definition Audio Codec
System Restoring my computer
It's literally just the headset when I plug it in, my earphones work perfect. I have yet to use another headset, this is my first one for this computer.
 

A:Bought a new headset, plugged it in, no speakers or headphones plugged in?

What OS is it? Have you tried going into the control panel>sound & make sure MUTE is not checked?
 

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playback option AMD High Definition Audio Device Not plugged in

A:No speakers or headphones are plugged in

Hi: Did you install the IDT audio driver?  The AMD device is just for the HDMI port. This package contains the driver that enables the IDT High-Definition (HD) Audio in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp59001-59500/sp59154.exe

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OMG!!! I just installed windows 7 and I cant hear nothing, I have this problem
"no speakers or headphones are plugged in"
I tried 1000000 type of drivers, and nothing
I wonder what is the problem???
I never had this probleem with my old vista
Help???

A:no speakers or headphones are plugged in

Babo welcome to SF,
Have you looked to see if your device manager under sounds to see if your sound card drivers are loaded and updated?

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Hi there,

I have read through the forums on this issue that I can see others are also having. I have uninstalled and re-installed drivers, checked that the audio is enabled in the BIOS (Only options are Disabled or Auto) Tried both green jack outputs (front panel and back) and have tested the headphones in other devices and tried two different sets of headphones and still I'm getting this message.
I have the same issue as others that have posted previously, where when accessing the Sound>Manage Audio Devices, it only shows AMD HDMI Output (Not plugged in) which is correct as I am no longer running this PC through an AV unit with HDMI, it is now VGA to monitor and no sound .
I went to open my Windows 7 software case only to find the disk is no longer there! So the option of doing a fix via the OS disk is currently unavailable. I have recently moved house (hence changing the set up) so will probably come across it as I unpack eventually however would really like to find a simpler and more expedient solution before then!!

I really appreciate anyone's help here, sorry if it's an obvious one and I can't see the wood for the trees!

Many thanks, Amy

A:'No Speakers or headphones are plugged in' but they are!

As the sound device, whatever it is (you didn't list it) is not listed, that is the reason there is no sound.

Please list everything that is displayed in the Device Manger, Sound section. Also what sound device that you have, such as RealTek, Conexant, etc.

Whatever drivers you need are available on the Gigabyte downloads for your motherboard, you don't need the original install disc (in fact there may be later drivers on the web site).

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Hi. The sound on my laptop will not work. I think this occured when I tried to update my sound card drivers... Anyone wanna help a brotha' out?
The little speaker icon in the tray has an X on it and reads what is in the title. I will provide a link to a picture of the sound control options.

http://i46.servimg.com/u/f46/11/16/88/81/dgdfg10.jpg

Hope this helps!

A:"No speakers or headphones are plugged in"

There is no need to update any drivers unless its required by the manufacturers for improvements/fix or patches on certain glitch. But rarely this happens. Unless there is something wrong with your PC, do not change anything. Its possible that you have downloaded a different driver so check on you device manager, sound controller and post your laptop model/brand.

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Just finished building a new computer and my sound will not work. I have installed and uninstalled drivers several times now.

A:No headphones or speakers plugged in.

Are you using the front or rear io ports? Do you have the speaker icon in the lower right hand corner? Have you gone in and selected the proper playback device?

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i've recently reinstalled my windows 10 , due to viruses and malwares . so i decided to reinstalled my computer but after the installation is completed i noticed there's is circle " X " mark on the audio icon's , it says " No Speakers or Headphones are Plugged in " . i've tried various method in the past four hours still no luck.the method i've tried are :1. Classic Troubleshooting (windows ended up couldn't identify the problem) 2. Disablling and Enabling the IDT Audio CODEC 3. Reinstalling the IDT Audio CODEC 4. Installing various IDT Audio CODEC Drivers from 3rd party websites (using the " Have Disk " method)5. Installing Drivers Downloader (Driverpack) and tried to find out what is missing . in the previous state before i reinstalled my computer the audio works , but now it's completely unuseableI'm looking forward for any Instruction to help my problem.

A:" No Speakers or Headphones are Plugged in "

       in case you're wondering the IDT driver's working 

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Hi! Sorry if this topic already exist, but i think it is little different. I had this problem, i went to BIOS and enabled sound, but, when i turned on computer there was sound, but it was show as headphones, and speakers aren't plugged in. Actually is opposite, headphones aren't plugged in, but just like they are, and speakers are plugged in, but they don't work. Help me whatever you know.

A:No speakers or headphones are plugged in

Have you reinstalled the correct sound drivers, from the PC vendor for your system? That would be the first step in trying to resolve the problem.

You didn't fill in the "My System Specs" so I can't link you to the correct driver.

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I have a HP Pavilion p6267. For some reason, I have no sound coming out of my stereo speakers or headphones (rear panel and front panel respectively). I have uninstalled and reinstalled the Realtek Audio Driver, downloaded the new update for the driver (which supposedly fixes an HDMI issue), entered BIOS setup and enabled onboard audio, all to no avail. The speakers and headphone symbols in the playback manager says "Not Plugged In." I have an HDMI cord running to my television. The computer acknowledges this connection, but no sound from the TV. I have unplugged the HDMI cord and tried the speakers and headphones; no go.

I've confirmed that the speakers and headphones are working properly as I have hooked up both to the headphone jack on an iPod.

Any help to solve this issue would be greatly appreciated.

A:Speakers and headphones not plugged in... even though they are

Do you have the HDMI output selected as the Playback device, when right clicking on the volume icon in the tray?

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I have checked all my cables and updated all the drivers, and still get this error
"No speakers or ha screen shot with some more details.eadphones are plugged in"
I am including a screen shot with some more details.

A:No speakers or headphones are plugged in

Are you trying to get your sound through the HDMI connector or are your speakers connected to a 3.5mm audio jack?

The only device listed is the HDMI, I just had this issue, updating the driver didnt fix it for me, I had to remove the driver then restart. After that selecting "speakers" as the default device fixed it for me.

You should have more devices listed in the left hand pane of your screen shot "sound"

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Hi iv had this problem for about a month now every time i want to use my sound it just says 'No Speakers or headphones are plugged in'
I have tried everything
- system restore
- plug my headphones in but it does nothing
- uninstalling it/ re installing it
- keeping it up to date
and i tried a few other stuff which didn't work for me if anyone has recommendations or can help i will be very grateful.

A:No Speakers or headphones are plugged in

Please fill in the "My System Specs". then we will know what PC/hardware we are dealing with.

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I recently took my computer to get a new graphics card GeForce GT 240 and I came back plugged in everything and my speakers didn't work. It worked before I got my new graphics card, Please help this is extremely annoying, I've tried so many other ways.

A:No speakers or headphones are plugged in. PLEASE HELP!

If you have an independent sound card, it's likely that whomever installed your gfx card unseated your sound card from the PCI slot. You simply need to open up your computer and make sure that all of the cards (graphics, sound, etc) are all seated properly and have all their cables connected.

Note: When you open the side of your computer, the cards that are seated in slots on the largest board are the PCI cards. The one with the largest dies and fans is likely the graphics card, the sound card is the other card. If there is only one card then your sound is built into your motherboard. In that case you may have a hardware failure.

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I just reinstalled Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit and I have no audio. Not going to explain much but im just going to show you with a screenshot.

A:No speakers or headphones are plugged in

You only have HDMI audio (from the Video card) and not PC audio. I do not see a sound hardware driver installed. I see one generic, basic function Windows installed High Definition Audio but that's all. The actual sound hardware driver is not installed.

First step is to install the correct sound driver, if there is one for Win 7. This looks like an older PC and it may not be (fully) Windows 7 compatible. If this is the case you will have to install a Win 7 compatible sound card. If the sound hardware was Win 7 compatible, Windows would have installed the High Definition Audio driver for the PC's sound and you would have sound.

A comment, not related to your sound problem. With this old hardware and only 2GB of RAM and a 64 bit OS, I'm surprised this does much more than load the Operating System.

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Yesterday I buy a new HP computer andplaese help ! Headphones plugged in, but speakers are still playing sound ... 

A:plaese help ! Headphones plugged in, but speakers are still ...

Hello @zoharzohar, Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand that audio still plays out of the internal notebook speakers even when you have headphones plugged into the aux port on your HP Notebook. This issue is most likely driver related. Please start with a hard reset. Once that is complete, follow the steps in the audio troubleshooting document: HP Notebook PCs - No Sound from the Speakers (Windows 7)HP Notebook PCs - No Sound from Speakers (Windows 8) For product specific information please provide the product number. HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number? Please post back with the results!

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I have a Dell Inspiron N5050 and for some reason the audio stopped working properly. When I plug in headphones it should only play through headphones but instead it plays through BOTH headphones and speakers. How can I turn off the speaker so it just plays through headphones when headphones are plugged in?

A:Headphones plugged in but playing through speakers

Some systems have an Audio Control Panel that allows the option of having the speakers on when you plug in headphones, or to not have speakers on. Check the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound to see if you have this and the option. For example, I have RealTek audio and in my Realtek HD Audio Manager, I have the option for how I want the headphone jack to operate. You say you uninstalled and reinstalled the audio drivers, . Non-Vendor drivers in many cases may not work or work correctly.
install dell recommended drivers only....

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I have issues with my Yoga 910 soundcard, which has been going on for about 6 months since one of the Windows 10 upgrades.  Essentially my sound icon has a little red cross through it, and I don't see Realtek device in the device manager. Something seems to have happened with the windows update to stop this from working. The strange thing is that when I plug in bluetooth speakers, they work fine, and also speakers work when I plug into a usb 3 dock.It just doesn't work with the inbuilt speakers or headphones.  It's as if windows just can't recognize the sound device. It seems like there are a tonne of Windows 10 issues with sound, and a lot with Lenovo, but none of the current forums appear to have any solution to this issue I am having. I'm well versed with drivers, and have gone through the process of upgrading all drivers to the latest version, even trying a fresh windows install, and nothing is working for me.  I don't believe there is a hardware issue here, but I don't know what has changed to stop the sound from working.  Hopefully either MS or Lenovo could look into this. Below are screenshots.  If anyone has a solution, i'd be super grateful. I',                       

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Hello everyone.

I have problem with my sound/sound card.
My notebook is HP 620, product number WS730EA#BED, OS Windows 7 32bit.
Audio driver is IDT.

This notebook has HDMI outport and couple days ago I connected it with my Toshiba TV, which you can connect with HDMI cable.
So I connected notebook and TV and there was picture but not sound.
In sound options I made Digital Audio (HDMI) as a default device, so I can have sound on TV, and there wasn't any sound. I restarted my notebook and there was the same problem - there wasn't sound on TV again.
I disconnected notebook from TV. There wasn't sound on notebook either. As a matter of fact there is no sound to this day.
In IDT audio control panel everything is muted and it's impossible to unmute speakers or headphones.
Device Manager doesn't see problems with soundcard. It says that everything is OK.
On speaker icon is red x and says "no speakers or headphones are plugged in". When I troubleshoot it, it can't fix it and it says that it is disabled.
I tried with updating the drivers - doesn't help.
Uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling it - doesn't help.
In control panel -> sound says that HDMI is not connected (you can't disable it), speakers are default (but you can't configure it) and headphones are default (you can't configure them also). When I go to the recording devices the sound control panel just freezes....
So I thought that problem is with the sound card and I bought the external USB... Read more

A:No speakers or headphones are plugged in, HP620

I am having the same problem with a HP pav laptop only after 2 days of buying from New York. Now I have come in , Peru and fed up. HP assistance told me to send that laptop back to US. If somebody can help me it will be a great relief. Is it a common problem of HP laptops?

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Hi friends,

I am using Windows 8.

I am facing an issue with my sound all on a sudden. The volume icon on the task bar has a red cross on it. When I hover on that it says 'No speakers or headphones plugged in' (attachment-1).

When I click on the icon I get a screen like attachment-2 which says 'The peripheral does not appear to be plugged in'.

I checked in the Device Manager to see only 'Bluetooth Headset' listed under 'Sound,video and game controllers'. Also I tried to re-install audio drivers (Real Tech High Definition Audio Driver) which is provided with the laptop to no avail. I don't know whether this is just a driver/windows problem or a hardware problem.

Please throw some hints on this.

Thanks
Ranis MK

A:'No speakers or headphones plugged in - win8

Where do you have the headphones plugged in, if it is a USB port try another.

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Hello,
when i plug in my headphones, am hearing sound from both the speakers and also from the headphones. i downloaded the realtek hd audio manager but i can't find an option to force the speakers when i plug in the headphones
how can I make sure that it automatically disable the speakers when i plug in the headphones?

thank you

A:Force speakers if headphones plugged in??

Hi annemar1e,

The person in this thread had the same issue and found a solution, please refer to that and check back here. Good luck and let us know if you hit any snags!

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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Dear all,

I've been facing an issue with my sound lately (potentially linked to the win 8.1 update - as seems to be the case of a lot of people); I'm unable to get my sound to work, and I'm getting the following error message: "No speakers or headphones are plugged in".

I've been trying out a number of things already explained in this forum (reinstalling drivers, disabling things in device manager, playing around in the Realtek settings, removing 8.1 updates), but I've been unluck so far. Please see below for more details. Many thanks in advance.

A:Win 8.1 No speakers or headphones are plugged in (Realtek)

What is listed in the Device Manager, Sound section? I see a USB device listed in one of your screenshots. What is that?
The Speakers are set as default. "Quadraphonic" is an old/rarely used speaker type, is that what you have?

Have you installed R2.75 RealTek High Definition Codecs version from the RealTek site? That is the latest and supports 8.1 (some older versions do not work properly with 8.1).
Realtek

Although unrelated to the speakers, I see you do not have a default recording device set. You should set "Stereo Mix" as the default recording device.

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Good morning.

I am running Windows 8.1 with 8gb of ram, Time Warner internet at 50mbps (speed tested before I posted). 2gb video Nvidia card. Using on board sound (no extra sound card)

Last night, I could only get sound on my speakers whenever I plugged in my headphones. Today, none of my videos will play (Netffix, YouTube, MP3's on Windows Media Player).

When I check my sound settings , the headphones and speakers are constantly switching back and forth as the default device, even when the headphones are not plugged in.

I updated Flash Player and ran virus scans from both of my anti virus programs (MalwareBytes and AVG 2015). I updated all of my drivers that I could (none needed updating).

Any idea how I can fix this? I'm out of ideas.

Thanks everyone!

A:My speakers only work when the headphones are plugged in

Have you tried the Troubleshooter in Control Panel?

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I've been having this problem for about a month now. I've tried countless solutions, even ended up ungrading my OS from Win7 to Win10. Nothing helped. I'm posting here in the hopes that an HP professional can help.  I haven't had audio on my laptop for a while. It happened suddenly, I opened it and I was going to watch a video and noticed the audio wouldn't play. Tried pressing the audio keys on the keyboard, nothing. Then I noticed there was a little red (x) on the sound icon that's on the taskbar. Opened the playback devices window and only the AMD HD Audio Device shows up, not the Speakers that should normally show. I've tried everything since then. Driver updates, driver uninstalling/re-installing, HP Support tools, Microsoft support tools, asking around, yet nothing, absolutely nothing. I sort of got used to it, but today I decided to try and solve it again, after a month.  Any solutions? pls help

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no speakers or headphones are plugged in hp ProBook 440 G3 sometime it's work and sometime not. Whats going on?

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Audio from speakers only works if a headphone is plugged in. Sound is heard in speakers and headphones. Windows insists on installing it's own driver.

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Hi everyone,

I have had this problem for a while now not sure what started it though. My Acer 1410 Laptop speakers only will play when the headphone jack is connected to something. It seems that it is confused on when headphones are plugged in and when they are out. I have tried to uninstall and reinstall the Realtek drivers but with no results. Is there a way to switch it back??

Thanks a alot for helping!

A:Speakers play ONLY when headphones are plugged in

Your drivers may have a setting that allows you to play different things through the headphones than the speakers. I bet you could find a solution using that setting.

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My Speakers play when my Heaphones are plugged in

I have looked at previous solutions such as going to search and sound and changing to default. But on my control pannel of sound I only have the options of Speakers and Bluetooth Headphones not Speakers and Headphones as I assume I am supposed to have as any solution I have seen requires that.

Someone help urgently as I am going on holiday and would like to be able to watch films on my laptop

A:Speakers play when headphones are plugged in

First, are you using the correct sound driver? What do you show in the Device Manager for Sound? If it's "HD Audio Codec" that is most likely the problem as that is just a generic, basic function driver installed by Windows. If that is the case get the correct sound driver as that probably will fix it.

Some sound systems, such as those with RealTek sound, have a control panel with the option to have both the speakers and headphones on (as you have it now) or only the headset when a headset is plugged in.

If you have RealTek, go to Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and the RealTek HD Audio Manager will be listed. Access the manager and then click on Device Advanced Settings. The panel that comes up has the option. See my screenshot.
If you have some other sound, some have this option.

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Dear all,

I have just installed Windows 8.1 Pro, and now I'm facing some problems here. I tried to install Realtek HD Audio but after installing, It just not working. Can anybody help me. I am very appreciate.

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Hi there,

Several days ago my sound stopped working. I am seeing that ominous "X" over the icon and when I hover my cursor over it I get the message "No Speakers or Headphones are Plugged In." I really can't say what may have caused the problem, I hadn't made any changes that I can recall that may have caused an error. Since then I have read dozens of troubleshooting guides in forums, and I feel like there isn't anything I haven't tried yet. I have uninstalled and installed my various audio drivers several times, done a system restore, and most recently I went to Staples and purchased a Creative SoundBlaster XFI GO! Pro USB Sound Card, in hopes that it would solve my problem. It hasn't. I have more than a passing knowledge of computers, but I am self-taught and for that reason little more than a hack computer user. Is there anyone out there who might have a solution to my problem? I am at my wit's end!

Attached is a screenshot which contains some of the information you may need.

A:No Speakers or Headphones are Plugged In - Windows 7

Have you created a new user to see if the audio works for that profile? Have you reviewed your event logs to see if any audio devices have errors or issues, or if there is anything that may interfere with it? Also, have you checked the services to see if all necessary audio services/drivers are started?

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So I bought a Dell Precision T7400 and installed Windows 7. Everything was going fine, other than one of the updates continually failing, till i tried to use the sound. At first it was saying no audio output device installed .After a few restarts and a bunch of research later that message vanished and a new message appeared. One saying that i have no speakers or headphones plugged in. I have tried everything i can think of, done searches online, etc etc. It deeps telling me that windows 7 is incompatible with my setup. Does anyone have any clue where i can find drivers online or it would be cheaper to go buy a sound card.

Kalindrea
 

A:Solved: No speakers or headphones are plugged in

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Recently my PC has started playing audio through both my headphones and speakers while the headphones are plugged in.  I am trying to get it back to the point where it plays just through headphones while they are connected.

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Dear all,

I have just installed Windows 8.1 Pro, and now I'm facing some problems here. I tried to install Realtek HD Audio but after installing, It just not working. Can anybody help me. I am very appreciate.

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I have a Inspiron15 3000 series, model 3567 (Win 10).  The problem I am having is when I plug in headphones to watch video or web streaming, I hear the audio thru the headphones but it is still playing audio thru the laptop speakers.  Quite annoying to room mates.  Every laptop I have had before would automatically disable speakers when headphones in use, either one or the other played never both.  Is there a setting for this or do I have a hardware problem?  The laptop is brand new.

Thanks for any help....
Chris

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Ever since last night, my internal speakers will only work if something is plugged into the headphone jack, be it headphones or external speakers. This happened right after I unplugged some external speakers.

In control panel, it says headphones are plugged in when they are not and that they are not plugged in when they are. Sound comes through both the speakers and the headphones when headphones are plugged in.

Oddly enough, Skype login sounds still play. Windows startup sounds and all other media, videos, etc doesn't work without the headphones however.

I have tried updating the sound card driver using the automatic detection program from the AMD website. Then I tried updating the sound card driver via the HP website. Then I tried a system restore. Nothing has worked so far.

Help please?

A:Speakers only work with headphones plugged in

Try an uninstall/reinstall of the sound. Go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for your sound device and the LEFT click "uninstall". DO NOT check the box to also uninstall the drivers. Restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the sound. This fixes a lot of flakey problems and if you are lucky will take care of yours.

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got earbuds plgged in, but sound still is coming out of the speakers. ive set speakers to default everything, and yes, they are fully plugged in. its really annoying...











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A:Headphones plugged in, but speakers are still playing sound ...

Hello lee522, Welcome to the HP Forums!I understand there is sound coming from both the speakers and headphones. To resolve the issue, please try these basic steps: 1. Go into Control Panel, then Sound.2. Look for the Recording tab.3. Select your microphone/headset as the default device, and press OK. If these steps do not work, this Microsoft forum has a few more suggestions: How prevent sound from playing through both headphones and speakers Please let me know your results. Thanks! Mario

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Hi,

I have an issue with my Laptop Satellite Pro, Windows Vista, that when I plug in my headphones and turn the sound up from the laptop, that feedback is coming through the built in speakers on the laptop.

How do i stop this?

Thanks

Andy

A:Feedback coming from speakers, when i have my headphones plugged in

> when I plug in my headphones and turn the sound up from the laptop, that feedback is coming through the built in speakers

Do you mean just the feedback (echo) or an full sound?
What Satellite Pro do you have exactly and what system are u using?

Do you have an Realtek sound card?

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I've tried everything to fix this problem. I plugged my headphones into my laptop, playing music and I can still hear the music through the speakers.

A:Headphones plugged in, but speakers are still playing sound

Hello @misspatrice, Thank you for re-visiting the HP Forums! I understand that there is audio playing from both your speakers and headphones on your HP 15-ac135ds. Begin by performing a hard reset. Once the notebook is back on, follow the No Sound from Speakers document which shows you how to use the audio troubleshooter. HP Notebook PCs - No Sound from Speakers (I know the document says Windows 8 but the steps should be the same for Windows 10) There is also an accepted resolution to an issue similar to this posted by @SuperMario1 at this link: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/Headphones-plugged-in-but-speakers-are-still-playing-sou... After completing these steps I'm sure the audio will be working correctly! If this information has helped you resolve the issue, click the thumbs up!




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The title pretty much says it all. I realize there are other threads out there similar to this, but their solutions either didn't work for me, or the problem wasn't quite the same. My issue is as follows: When I plug my headphones into my laptop (hp dv7t 6c000 quad) audio plays through both the speaker and the headphones, which I don't want. Also, when I check the volume, there are 2 sliders, one for the speakers and one for the headphones. When I check the mixers, almost all programs are under the normal speaker mixer (and they play through the normal speakers), but some (steam being one of them) show up under the headphones mixer. When I move the slider to a new sound volume for the headphones, it makes the little ding sound (through the headphones) and I can hear the test. Disabling my default speakers didn't work, and neither did setting the headphones as default. I uninstalled and reinstalled my drivers. I'm totally at a loss of what to do. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Sound Plays Through Speakers When Headphones Plugged In

Some systems have an Audio Control Panel that allows the option of having the speakers on when you plug in headphones, or to not have speakers on. Check the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound to see if you have this and the option.

For example, I have RealTek audio and in my Realtek HD Audio Manager, I have the option for how I want the headphone jack to operate.

You say you uninstalled and reinstalled the audio drivers, but did you use the HP supplied driver? If not, the HP supplied sound driver is the preferred driver. Non-Vendor drivers in many cases may not work or work correctly.

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Hello, I recently installed Windows 10 x64 on an HP DC7900. It was previously running Windows 7. Since the OS switch, there is no longer any audio output. There are no external speakers. The device's internal speaker is not functioning. Windows reports "no speakers or headphones are plugged in" which is technically true, but not really a surprise since I am attempting to use the internal speaker. The audio troubleshooting utility also just return the "not plugged in" message.  ALREADY TRIED THE FOLLOWING:1. Uninstalled and reinstalled the device from the machine. Not successful. 2. Downloaded and installed the latest Realtek HD Audio driver for Win 10 x64. Not successful. 3. Looked on these forums and saw some similar posts that were resolved by installing an Intel MEI/SOL chipset update.    Noticed that HP does not offer any Windows 10 drivers for this machine.    Downloaded Intel's chipset device software and attempted to install it. Install failed on both attempts.    Wept softly.4. Gave up and decided to write this post even though I suspect there's no Win 10 version of the solution I need.  

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I have plugged the headphones to my speakers but the sound is extremely low.
I have tried different headphones it is the same low sound.
These headphones in other devices work perfect.
The speakers also work perfect.What is the problem?Any suggestions?
I have a desktop

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit
CPU:Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz
GPU:AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series

RAM:4.1 GB
Sound Card:AMD High Definition Audio Device

A:Headphones plugged to speakers,extremely low sound.

Are you plugging in the headset to a "headset" jack on the speakers? More on exactly how you are doing it.

Second, AMD High Definition Audio Device is NOT your PC's sound device. The AMD is for HDMI audio.

Your PC sound card would be something such as "RealTek", "Conexant" or similar.

Filling in the "My System Specs" helps us to try and help you.

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Hi,

Did my first budget pc build and I feel really sick because of a problem!

I've grown tired trying to fix this on my own and i see this as my last resort.
My problem is that when i plug in my headphones to the front panel of my PC, the sound plays out of the speakers still.
What i want is for the speakers to cut out when i plug my headphones in.
Headphones work as on my laptop speakers cut out when i plug in the headphones!

I've gone through forums and stuff and the instructions/help they have does not cover mine.

Here are 4 printscreens of my problem:

Below is the printscreen of the Speaker properties. As you can see, it shows the front and rear port together.

Below is the window i get when i click on the folder icon (connector settings ) on realtek manager:

Below is when i click on the link 'device advanced settings':

Below is when i click on the speaker icon in taskbar and click on 'volume control options':

So many forums/help guides have the disabled rear panel option thing and among other things but i dont have them.
The audio driver i downloaded from the asus website with respect to my mobo.
I've tried to include everything and sorry if i've left anything out.
Will be checking constantly for replies so i can reply back!

Please guys/girls,

Is there a way to fix this? I'm 20 and i've had really crap headaches over this.
My temp fix is to remove my audio cable from the rear lime panel that goes to my monitor speakers.
I beg that you great peo... Read more

A:Sounds still plays through speakers when headphones plugged in

sorry for the large images, i should have cropped. sorry

edit: show have done it on first thread sorry, just saw edit button

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I have speakers plugged into the back panel. I plugged a new pair of headphones into the front panel and they worked fine. I unplugged them, and the speakers no longer work, even though everything shows them as working. I uninstalled and reinstalled the Realtek drivers, now only one side of the headphones work. Any idea if this can be fixed, or do I need to buy a new computer now? Motherboard is asus sabertooth.

A:plugged in headphones, speakers no longer work

Welcome to our forum realtekproblem.

Try this.

Go to the little speaker lower right corner and right tick on it.
Select Playback Devices.
Choose what you want as a Playback device by right ticking on it and select Set as default device.
After selecting your device right tick on it again and select (test) it should play.

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Ok, when i plug in my speakers (Logitech X140) or my headphones (wicked reverb from wicked audio) windows 7 (64bit) says that nothing is plugged in and no audio device is installed. The audio works in ubuntu (on a separate hard drive) when i look in device manager under sound video and game controllers it has NVIDIA High Definition Audio for times. It wasnt working on a fresh install. The reason i was using ubuntu is that this started happening a while ago and i got no help so i switched to linux but now i want to have windows so i can play games.

Motherboard: Asus P5G41C-M (i have tried installing the audio and chipset and nothing)
Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Onboard sound card

If you need any other info just ask.

A:Windows 7 can't find the speakers/headphones being plugged in

okay the nvidia audio goes through the hdmi connector.
If you right click the speaker icon and disable it as a playback device you should find your normal speakers and headset working properly again.
They operate off the onboard audio device.
I have the same set up here, I use the nvidia most the time because it plugs right into my tv and thus my stereo, but I have to turn it off to make my headset work.

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