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Q: Laptop plays sound through headphones but not through intern...

Audio was working fine on my laptop, when suddenly the laptop would not play sound through its internal speakers. If I plug in headphones the audio is fine. Running Control Panel/Sound shows "Speakers and Dual Headphones - IDT High Definition Audio CODEC" enabled and set as the default device, as well as "Independent Dual Headphones" (enabled but not default), and "SPDIF (Digital Out via HP Dock)" disabled. What can be wrong?











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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: Laptop plays sound through headphones but not through intern...

Cured the problem by uninstalling the CODEC driver, then restarting Windows which then reinstalled it, and now things are ok again.

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Hi - new here and hoping someone can give me advice. Have a Dell inspiron laptop and all of a sudden it will only play sound thru the headphones - not the internal speakers (not sure if kids did something or...??) . I am not computer savy - but found where I could run diagnostic at startup and testing the sound - it played just fine with the internal speakers during the test. I have tried all the diagnostic tests that I could find. Is there some type of internal switch that could not be turning on for the internal speakers? Again -don't know much - but can't afford a hefty repair bill. Thanks for any advice I think the computer has sigma tel high def...??

Lindkaye
 

A:Laptop plays sound only thru headphones

Hi

i found this on my brothers inspiron 9400, there was a setting in the audio properties that was set, i cant remember it now but i found it by accident, he was running XP by the way.
 

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Strange problem! I have some sounds that play through my speakers when headphones are plugged in. For example, if I run Skype, the Skype will play through the headphones (properly), but iTunes will play through speakers, as will anything else.

This also happens when playing Borderlands - I have to unplug and replug headphones to get it to go back!

What gives? How to fix this?

I have IDT HDA as my sound card. Windows forced me to install NVIDIA HDA as well, so I have 2 sound drivers - NVIDIA HDA and IDT HDA AUDIO CODEC.

A:Sound plays through speakers when Headphones..

Plug in your headphones and go to Control Panel>Sound and set the default device to the headphones.

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I can't get my sound to stop coming out the PC speaker. With XP, when I plugged in my headphones the PC speaker muted, but now I'm running Ubuntu 7.10 and I can't get it to shut up.

This is a problem mostly because nobody likes my music (c'mon, guys, it's just Vince Guaraldi ).

Would it be advisable to try to remove the speaker entirely? That's what my dad did when my alarm clock kept going off at midnight .

Any ideas are appreciated, thanks!
 

A:Sound plays out the PC speaker instead of my headphones.

Hi

I use wondows 2003 os,though i dont have idea on xp i suggest u to
see if there are any settings related to audio in help which helps u to control
sound.......such as minimise and mute or headset or speakers

bie
 

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I have looked for hours over the Internet for my problem but I have not found a solution. Sound plays through both the headphones and speakers when I have the headphones plugged in. I want the audio to play only through the headphones when I have them plugged in. When I check my playback devices: http://i.imgur.com/WUhT1UF.png when the headphones are plugged in or not. When I disable the device no audio comes from the laptop. It says my Realtek HD Audio is up to date http://i.imgur.com/cSDUQFv.png. I am using Windows 8.1, 64-bit. Is there anyway to get the sound to only play through the headphones when I have them plugged in.

A:Sound plays through both headphones and speakers

The Realtek HD Audio Manager, has options for either muting the speakers when a headset is plugged in or to not mute them.

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Like the thread title says, I plug in my headphones and listen to them quite happily but then wait, oh no, the sound is still playing through the speakers! I've had this laptop for over a year now, upgraded to W7 when it came out; this is my first issue with it.

I've had a look at sound in control panel, which lists four options to set as default.
1) Speakers + Redirected Headphones (currently default)
2) Independent (R.T.C.) Headphones 1
3) Independent (R.T.C.) Headphones 2
4) Digital Output Device (SPDIF Out)

I have tried using headphones with all four of these as default. The only way I can get any sound at all is to use the first option.

The laptop has two headphone jacks in the front, as well as a front/back/side set up at the rear of the frame, for external speakers I assume.

Please help!

HP Pavilion HDX9430EA
Windows 7 64-bit

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I tried putting my headphones in one of the rear ports, which has fixed the problem. However, if anyone could offer advice on how to make it work through the front headphone jack I would appreciate it, as using the rear one is a bit of an inconvenience.

A:Sound plays through both speakers and headphones

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Cpt Dreggs


Like the thread title says, I plug in my headphones and listen to them quite happily but then wait, oh no, the sound is still playing through the speakers! I've had this laptop for over a year now, upgraded to W7 when it came out; this is my first issue with it.

I've had a look at sound in control panel, which lists four options to set as default.
1) Speakers + Redirected Headphones (currently default)
2) Independent (R.T.C.) Headphones 1
3) Independent (R.T.C.) Headphones 2
4) Digital Output Device (SPDIF Out)

I have tried using headphones with all four of these as default. The only way I can get any sound at all is to use the first option.

The laptop has two headphone jacks in the front, as well as a front/back/side set up at the rear of the frame, for external speakers I assume.

Please help!

HP Pavilion HDX9430EA
Windows 7 64-bit

=======================*EDIT*=========================================
I tried putting my headphones in one of the rear ports, which has fixed the problem. However, if anyone could offer advice on how to make it work through the front headphone jack I would appreciate it, as using the rear one is a bit of an inconvenience.



Have you tried re-installing the driver?

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I have a laptop and I was using my headphones fine for ages then one day I shut it down and when I opened it again the sound came from both speakers and the headphones. The laptop doesn't even recognise the headphones so that when I plug them in, nothing happens to the laptop, it just plays sound through both. It doesn't show up in the disables devices in sound and I have reinstalled the drivers but nothing works. I have tried this with all headphones and earphones in the house and the computer recognised none. It has been like this for a while now and nothing has changed.
I'm running windows 10.
the problem was sudden, nothing changed when it occurred.
 

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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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Hey everyone, I've got a problem with my Lenovo IdeaPad Y430 running Vista Ultimate. I had some issues with Vista so I reinstalled it entirely. After doing so, I notice that the headphone jack shows a red light glowing out of it (this may be something unique to IdeaPads?). I plug in headphones, and no sound comes out of them, only out of the speakers. This is despite Vista recognizing headphones are connected. I download a few audio drivers but the problem has persisted. Upon further experimentation, the headphones actually work when used with Windows Media Player, but not on Firefox. Any suggestions?

A:Vista recognizes headphones, but no sound plays through them

Have you visited the Lenovo site to ensure that you've got all of the drivers installed?

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When I plug in my headphones, the sound still plays through the speakers! I can hear the sound in the headphones though. I have updated the drivers and set the communication headphones to default but it still didn't work... Please I need help immediately!

I have a HP Pavilion AR5B125 15.6" Laptop with IDT Drivers
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A:Sound plays through headphones and built-in speakers

Some sound software has options to mute or not mute the speakers when a headset is plugged in. I don't have IDT so I can't say if or how its managed in IDT. Realtek has an option it its control panel for this.

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hi guy

I have just installed my windows 7 ultimate 32bit on my computer. Then i installed Realtek AC'97 Audio
sound drivers. I got my sound working and everthing but when any sound is played like music it plays through my headphones and speakrs at the same time

help guys

A:sound plays through speakers and headphones at the same time

Realtek AC97 is very old audio. What is the model of your PC or motherboard? Did you install a Vista/Windows 7 sound driver?

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A:Sound plays through monitor speakers while headphones are plugged in

Have you tried changing it in control panel sound, or possibly through any sound package that might have been installed with the driver.

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  Hello , I've had a lot of audio problesms with my laptop once I had updated to Windows 10. My audio has just given up on me. During the starting , my audio jack never used to work. Speakers used to work fine then. Latley my speakers have gone crazy too. Once i power up my laptop ,  the sound works both on my speakers and my headphones clearly. For some time though. After like half an hour , the sound just dies automatically. It doesn't play any sounds including test sounds. Sometime i can't even play a video when there's no output ( Vlc) also a song cannot be played to any of the music players due to sound being off.  I have to restart my laptop every time to get the sound back. And then again the problem continues. I've tried every troubleshooting methods that i've found both on the  laptop and the forums here. My audio driver IDT High Definition audio. All my enhancements were disabled. Beats audio control is also reseted. Updated drivers through HP Support and also 3rd party , none of them worked. Also changed the driver from IDT to High Definition Audio ( Microsoft ) and was set as default. Have tried the default audio quality too, still couldn't fix. Even then the audio troubles contrinued. Although, my microphone works perfectly. I was able to make a skype call and the other person was able to hear me but still i had no sound output. I've never done any changes to the settings since t... Read more

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I recently was trying to play music over ventrillo so I was messing with my sound settings and I got them all screwed up and now sound only plays out my normal comp speakers and not my usb headphones, the mic with the headphones works but I know its not a hardware prob since I messed with the settings and caused this...My sound program is Realtek HD audio plz help!

A:[SOLVED] Sound plays out comp speakers but not headphones...?

Since they're USB, you may have unknowingly muted them. I had similar issues when the headset I was using was USB..Windows picked it up as an alternate audio source.

So, go to your control panel, then Sounds and Audio Devices. Click the audio tab and change your default playback device to the headset. Once that's done, click the volume button underneath it and make sure it's not muted or turned down all the way.

Once that's checked, before to change your default playback device to the Realtek HD Audio.

If that doesn't work, I'm not sure what to tell you. Since the mic still works, the headset is obviously good..although it IS possible to blow the speakers in the ear pieces..I had that problem with Logitec headsets.

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Good Evening Friends,

I have had this problem for a long while now but essentially I am forced to use a headphone setup for my desktop but would really like to use external speakers instead of this current set up. What is confusing me is that these external speakers worked for a good long while then stopped working suddenly. Furthermore I switched monitors to a HP w2207 and was wondering if that had anything to do with it. I have updated Realtek to the current drivers and the premise remains the same. Any help would be much appreciated.


CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHZ
RAM: 4.00 GB Ram
System Type: 64 bit Operating system Windows 7
GPU: NVIDIA 660 GTX

A:Sound Plays in Headphones in front jack but ext speakers do not work

Right click the small speaker in the lower right corner of your task bar. Click Playback devices. Is there a device shown with a green checkmark? Post an image of that window, if you can. (Use Windows Snipping Tool then attach the image using the Paperclip icon in the message text header.)

Forgot to mention: When you plug headphones into the front jack, the default action is to turn off the external speakers so that Windows action is normal.

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Hi! I'm not very good with computers so I need some help with this.
When I plug in my head phones my computer does not register them and keeps playing music on the main speakers, I have checked the Sound in the controlpanel but only the main speakers are listed there.

I have an Acer Aspire computer with Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit.

Please help since I am clueless with this!

A:Computer plays sound on main speakers while headphones are plugged in?

Hello Affio and welcome to the forums!

Have you tried unplugging the speakers and plugging the headphones into the jack the speakers were in? See if it recognises them then.

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Yesterday I installed a new external hard drive - following the installation - my sound no longer played through my television (video is fine, HDMI connection) and sound now comes ONLY through the laptop speakers.

The option for HDMI Audio doesn't appear in the 'sound' menus. I have 'checked' "shoe disabled" and "show disconnected" in those menus.
Basic Specs:

DV7-4060us

Windows 7/64bit

IDT High Definition Audio Codec

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon 4250

I have tried the following fixes gleaned from other forum posts on similar forum posts:

Uninstalling and reinstalling IDT drivers - didn't work.

HP driver 'recovery manager' to install 'original' IDT audio codecs - didn't work.

Unistalled ATI Video Drivers , and reinstalled them - didn't work

System Restore to a week ago - didn't work.

I use my HD TV as my primary monitor for gaming, so having sound through laptop speakers and not TV is quite annoying.

Perhaps my only solution is another sound card?

A:no sound through tv via hdmi, sound plays through laptop speakers (idt

So you're trying to get audio to play on your TV from your laptop? Since you said the video is fine it's obviously not the video drivers. It sounds like the sound output is configured wrong. I don't think it would be labeled as HDMI. HDMI is just DVI with HD Audio. Try altering your sound settings to see what you can get.

Audio is a very difficult thing to diagnose and fix.

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i have a compaq presario cq60-211dx. everytime i close the lid i hear the device disconnect and when i open it i hear the device connect sound. nothing seems to b effected. the sound is still there and everything but im jus worried maybe sumthing going on that shouldnt b. any ideas?

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I have an issue can't hear sound out of speakers, yet can out my headphones, everything is up to date. What could cause the sound to go from the speakers and no it is not muted.

When I pull out my headphones I can't hear no sound yet when I am using my headphones I can hear sound.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2039 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 305234 MB, Free - 273953 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0GD366
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:No sound from Laptop speakers, but can hear sound out headphones

The following may work but it applies to Windows Vista (I don't have XP any more), so it may be a little different for yours:

Control Panel > Sound > Speakers > Properties > Advanced > Restore Defaults
 

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Hi, recently my dad's laptop has gotten even worse. It's gradually been destroying itself after he finished paying for it but now the sound's gone nuts. It plays system sounds and he can play things in Windows Media Player and hear it but when you double click the volume icon it says there's no audio devices.

One thing that comes to mind is drivers but i don't have access to his pc that often and he still thinks i don't know what i'm doing so i'll break it even more, even though i've proven myself enough times :evil:

I've checked device manager and there's no conflicts in the sound and multimedia etc group and it says the device is working ok.

If anyone knows how to fix this problem then any help would be much appreciated.
 

A:Laptop recognises no sound devices but plays system sounds and wmp

Hi Dave

Dads are pretty mean people aren't they ? there you are offering your services and the miserable old git thinks your gonna break it...

Thing is, is it working enough for your Dad ?, if so i'd just leave it be until it finally gets to the point where it needs fixing.

If however you do manage to get your hands on it, then I'd just remove all the sound related items in Device Manager, then reboot and let then reinstall, this usually clears things like this up, you will need the driver disk (maybe) so make sure you have it before doing anything.

Regards
 

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Hi

Brand new laptop from pcspecialist.co.uk.

I'm not getting any sound through my headphones.

Have tried different headphones - both of which work on other devices.

Sound works fine through speakers, when headphones are connected sound stops coming from speakers and there is no sound from speakers.

There is a pop noise when i plug headphones into jack

Not muted / volume levels are up.

When plugging in headphones, they are not recognised in control panel>sound>playback but speakers are.

Chassis & Display Apollo Series: 13.3" Glossy HD LED Widescreen (1366x768)
Processor (CPU) Intel® Pentium® Dual Core Processor 997 (2 x 1.40GHz) 2MB Cache
Memory (RAM) 4GB SAMSUNG 1333MHz SODIMM DDR3 MEMORY (1 x 4GB)
Graphics Card Integrated Intel® HD Graphics
Memory 120GB KINGSTON V300 SSD, SATA 6 Gb (450MB/R, 450MB/W)
Sound Card Intel 2 Channel High Definition Audio + MIC/Headphone Jack
Wireless GIGABIT LAN & WIRELESS INTEL® ULTIMATE-N 6300 (450Mbps)
Battery Apollo Series 4 Cell Lithium-Ion Battery
Operating System Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit w/SP1

Really don't want to be sending it back - I have a dissertation to write!

Thank you very much in advance!

Alex
 

A:new laptop - no sound through headphones

Try manually updating/reinstalling the audio drivers. Aside from that, likely a hardware fault.
 

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Hi,
I just bought this hp pavilion dv6-2162nr laptop, and suddenly the speakers stopped working.

I removed the driver and reinstall it, I tried plugging in and out the headphones, I tried different solutions from different forums (including from this forum HP laptop no sound from speaker but there is sound through headphone), and couldn't get it fixed.

I have win 7 home premium 64-bit.

I don't think it is a hardware problem, because when i play with the headphones volume control (from the taskbar), suddenly i hear sound from the speakers (when i stop playing with it the sound stops).

I also tried hp support, and they couldn't help me.
please have some answers for me

thanks

A:hp laptop - sound only from headphones

Guys, you are my last hope before sending it to a lab (again...)
someone have a clue how can i fix this problem?!

thanks

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After updating to Windows 10, my sound didn't work at all so I updated my audio driver to the newest one on HP's website for my specific laptop model. Now, sound comes out of both my headphones and the speakers. Can someone help?

A:Sound comes out of both my Headphones and the Laptop Speaker...

I understand there is sound coming from both the speakers and headphones. To resolve the issue, please try these basic steps:-Go into Control Panel by pressing 'Windows key' + 'R' key on the keyboard.-Now on the 'Run' dialogue box, type in 'Control panel' and hit 'Enter'.-Now find 'Sound and Audio device' and open it.-Look for the Recording tab.-Select your microphone/headset as the default device, and press OK. Hope this will help you.

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Hello,

I got my HPg61-429wm laptop back from the computer shop, I had a problem with my fan. Before that, my headphones worked like normal, so I don't know if taking the computer apart to replace the fan might have messed with the headphone jack somehow or what. My headphones worked for my mp3 player, so I know it's not them. When I plug my headphones in, the sound plays from the speakers instead.

I've tried going to sound in control panel -> sound, setting independent headphones as default with the green circle by it, nothing happened, yet this seems to solve most other people's problems.
I tried using Everest and under PCI/ PnP (no idea what this is) I have two "High Definition Audio Controller [NoDB]" listings. I google that, and someone mentions to download Realtek AC 97, so I do that, install - nothing.

I tried uninstalling the sound drivers from device manager. The ones I have are ATI High Definition Audio Device and IDT High Definition Audio Codec. I tried right click -> update, going to HP's audio drivers and installing them. I went to IDT's page, and they just redirect you to the computer brand manufacturer for audio drivers. I have no idea where to find audio drivers from ATI.

I used dxdiag and this is what the sound tab says:
Name:Speakers and Headphones (IDT High Definition
Hardware ID:HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_111D&DEV_7608&SUBS

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A:Can't hear sound in headphones on laptop

Or it could be laptops in general lol.

Why don't you call the store and say your headphone jack stopped working after replacing the fan? It's possible they might fix the jack for free.
 

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I have a HP dv7-1285dx, and I don't really use headphones that often on my laptop so when I recently did use them I discovered that sound only comes out of the left ear piece. The sound on my latop works fine, i have tested it and both speakers display the *bing* sound during windows 7 sound test, however, with the head phones plugged in there is no sound in the right side of the ear. I have tested up to 4 different headphones and the problem is still there.

More than a year ago I sent it in to HP because according to them the motherboard needed to be replaced, maybe they took it out and didn't reinstall it/it's loose or something like that? Any ideas on what I can do to fix it?
 

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I recently purchased a refurbished HP EliteBook 8440p.  When I plug in my headphones to listen to music, the speakers do not mute.  Anyone have sugestions on how to mute the laptop speakers, but allowing sound to go through headphones?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.

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I have a HP Pavillion G6 with Windows 7 (64-bit). The issue came randomly one day a couple of months ago, I turned on my laptop and there was no sound. I tried headphones, no sound. When I tried hooking up my laptop to my tv with a hdmi cord, it did work. I've tried re-downloading, uninstallling, updating, rolling back every driver I could find for my audio. I even restored my computer to factory settings. I am really out of ideas here, please help!

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I will try to be as detailed as possible. I am pretty experienced with drivers and sound settings but this problem has me stumped.

I have a Fangbook III made by Cyperpower PC. I am unable to play sound via the on-board speakers for the laptop. I am however able to play sound through the 3.5mm auxiliary jack input. I have speakers set as default device under the playback settings.

This is where is gets strange. Whenever I attempt to delete the Realtek audio driver, whether it is through windows or a 3rd-party driver uninstallation software, Realtek always comes back within a few seconds. Right before it does come back, under playback, it separates speakers and headphones with both having the driver High Definition Audio Device. If I hurry before the Realtek driver comes back the speakers seems to work! But once the Realtek audio speakers comes back, the default speakers and headphones goes away and I continue to have the same problem with the Realtek driver.

I attempted to reformat the computer with windows 10 and erase all drivers but Realtek was already installed. I assume it is required for this specific laptop? Any ideas on how to direct the Reaktek High Definition Audio driver to use the speakers instead of the auxiliary jack?

Thanks for the help and let me know if there is any more information that you guys need.

Some more information:
I have attempted to disable the driver via device manager. The problem with this is that the High Definition Audio Device driver... Read more

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The sound from my laptop 1/4" minijack to my headphones at any volume sounds scratchy. I plug these headphones into my stereo at no problem. I am wondering if it is the power output of the sound card. Would one of those mini headphone amps make it sound better?
 

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Any help is greatly appreciated. I have a sony vaio VGN-NW310f laptop with Windows 7. Up until 2 days ago everything was perfect, but suddenly I am getting no sound from the speakers. If I plug in headphones I get sound, but if I unplug headphones, nothing! Well, the computer acts like the sound is working, but I hear nothing.
Right now speaker properties shows I have "High Definition Audio Device" by Microsoft. I know that I had realtek speakers before, but in my attempt to "fix" my problem, I clicked "roll back driver" and somehow lost the realtek and now have the microsoft speakers. I guess it doesn't really matter which speakers I have as long as they work!
Any idea how to get sound again!?
Thanks

A:Help! No sound from laptop speakers, headphones yes!

Use the System Restore and restore the PC back to a date when it did work correctly. System Restore can be accessed from Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools. System Restore will not delete any user data or e-mails. As noted select a restore date that is back when it did work correctly.

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I have a HP dv6tse laptop with window 7 and it has two headphone jacks. When plugging my headphones into the first jack, sounds plays through the speaker and headphones. The second headphone jack works fine for when I plug in my headphones, the sound only comes out through the headphones like it should. I've tried updating the sound drivers but the problem still persist. Can anyone help please?
 

A:Headphones plugged in but speaker still plays

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Please can you show me how to reconnect my laptop to the internet. my laptop is showing connected but its not browsing.

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Hi Guys. I've been using my Dell laptop (Inspiron 6400) for more than 3 years and now when as always removed the headphone from the laptop to hear the sound from the speakers (the original speakers of the laptop which are internal) the sound didn't come out again. Now I only can listen to music when I use headphones. Has it ever happened to you? What Can I do?

A:No sound from my laptop speakers once I disconnected the headphones

my laptop is Studio XPS, and since morning I've had the same problem!
 
Have you tried contacting technical support?

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I don't see any obvious problems in the device manager and the sound comes through headphones/speakers plugged in externally. Just not hearing anything through the system speakers. I've gone through the forums here and don't see anything similar...most lose all sound. Any help on how to restore is GREATLY appreciated!
 

A:No sound from laptop speakers. Headphones are fine.

Hardware fault. Either with the audio circuitry or the speakers themselves.
 

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Hello All,

I have a very interesting problem on my laptop. I am unable to get any sound through my internal speakers and headphones. I also am unable to set the headphones as my default device, even if I disabled the speakers.
I have tried the troubleshooting for both speakers and headphones, but to no avail. While troubleshooting for speakers, I get no issue found. While troubleshooting for headphones, it asks me to set the default device as audio. I say yes to it but at the end get the error "Not Fixed. Unable to set the default device as headphones."

Here is a very interesting part. If I enable both of them and the internal speakers are set as default (can't change it), now if I do a test on Headphones in the "Playback devices". I am able to hear sound through my laptop speakers!!!!!

Does anyone have any idea what is going on???

Please help...

A:No Sound through Laptop and Headphones. Interesting scenario..

Sound is such a pain to troubleshoot. First thing I suggest is get a screenshot for us to see all your devices. Next try to reset everything to default and work from there. Disable everything you don't need. Also do you have any third-party software that controls sound like SoundMax?

If nothing seems to be working you can try to uninstall/reinstall the sound drivers. Check Device Manager.

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Used my computer after work to listen to music with headphones in and it sounds rubbish, bearable but rubbish. I have Sennheiser headphones that usually sound fantastic, they still do sound fantastic on my phone listening to the same song on Spotify.

Anyway, tried Spotify and YouTube and the music just sounds rubbish, kind of flat and no bass. Tried using the audio adjustments and it's not really made a difference. It was fine this morning.

The laptop's built in speakers sound as bad as usual, better than the headphones though which isn't right at all.

Really am stumped as to why this has happened.

A:Headphones sound rubbish in laptop today

Assuming nothing has happened to the hardware from the last time you used it, if you have a System Restore point that is when it did work, try restoring the PC back to that date and see what happens.

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Hi Guys,

I just bought an Acer Aspire 5733z-4406 laptop. It has windows 7 and a realtek sound card. The problem is that I am not getting a good sound from my headphones when I connect them to the laptop. I have tried 3 pairs and I face the same issue. I tried changing the settings from realtek control panel but there is no specific option for headphones there. Also in control panel>sound>manage audio devices, there is no option for headphones. I have selected both "show disabled devices" and "show disconnected devices" and still i cannot see any option for headphones. I sent out a mail to acer tech support and they said that I have to control my headphones using the "speakers option" that I see under control panel>sound>manage audio devices. Can it be like that? I thought I should be seeing all the options since it is a windows feature. I have updated all the drivers and all but nothing seems to be working. Please help me out over here!!

Thanks in advance!
Lovish
 

A:No option for headphones in sound settings in my new laptop :(

Yes, in the Windows 7 Control Panel you will see a "Sound Option". Select headphones and select configure...
 

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I bought the plantronics .Audio 335 studio headphones, but when I plugged them in, it screwed up my sound. My compute'rs sound is now playing through both the headphones AND the laptop speakers. After unplugging it and trying again a couple times, I gave up and decided to just use my old headphones.

Except for the sound still played through both the headphones and laptop speakers.

Distraught, I restarted my computer. When that didn't work, I restored my system to a point I made yesterday. Still no luck. I've been scrounging google for a few hours now, and nothing is helping. Any ideas? I REFUSE to refresh my system and reinstall all of my programs again.

This is urgent. I'm a freelance musician and require headphones for my work.

A:Sound playing through both laptop speakers and headphones

Have you tried with and without the microphone adapter? In your sound device manager see if there is a setting you can change when the headphones are plugged in.

Something in settings like this:

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Hi,
I have a HCL laptop with Windows 8 Pro x86 installed. Whenever I connect my headphones I don't get any sound from it. I have gone to my "Playback Devices" and selected "Show Disabled Devices" and the headphones are not listed there. What can I do to work around this problem ? I need my headphones to play sound. Should I update my audio driver? I upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 8 with migrating all my settings. I am using VIA HD Audio Deck as my default sound driver. Thanks.

A:Headphones dont play sound on laptop.

Check with the PC vendor for any drivers. The PC vendor's drivers are the preferred drivers. Drivers from other sources may or may not work correctly.

However, since up upgraded, Windows may have installed the generic basic function HD Audio Codec drivers, either alone or in addition to the VIA audio drivers. If this is the case, the HD Audio Codec drivers could be conflicting and cause problems. Go to the Device Manager and Display what Audio Devices are listed. The VIA should be listed and if you have HDMI audio that will be listed. If the HD Audio Codec is listed, Right click on the entry and then Left click "Uninstall". Restart the PC and check for headphone operation.

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I have an HP 17" ENVY laptop. Numerous problems with sound since a windows 10 upgrade. Finally got it all working then sound stopped coming out of the headphones. Briefly, it came out of headphones and speakers at the same time, now only speakers. Any ideas on how to fix this?

A:No sound from headphones on HP Envy 17" laptop windows 10

First you need to verify your headphone is working well or not . If it's working well,Try to replace the headphone. In control panel, you can find an option "Sounds". And you will get an option related to microphone and please test it. Please try to update your driver also. Hope now your issue is solved.

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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 seen a few posts that are similar to this, but none of them offered solutions and most were not for Win 10, so I figured I would make another. Recently, my audio will come out of my speakers and headphones when headphones are plugged in via the jack. Audio via headphones is incredibly distorted (dialogue completely unintelligable) and will still play through the headphones even when all sound is muted. My headphones are not detected in playback devices (Show disabled devices is enabled) and going to Control Panel>Realtek HD Audio Manager>Device Advanced Settings does not bring up the options for Classic or Multi mode, but instead only displays options for recording devices ("Tie up of input jacks" vs "Separate input jacks"). I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling 2 different audio drivers from Lenovo and tested 3 different headphones that connect via the headphone jack. I have not tried usb headphones, but would like to fix the headphone jack primarily. I hope someone is able to help!

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I have looked quite a bit for my problem, and perhaps a fix to my problem and I have never been able to find one. I've tried Microsoft fix-its, they do not work.

Basically my problem is at random times, my headset will just stop working and it will switch back to my laptop, as if my headphones are not even plugged in. It happens multiple times a day, seemingly at random (lately its been this way, but I have had it go longer than a day without doing this to me). As I am browsing the internet, as I am turning on a game, when I am away and the computer is just sitting there.

I've tried checking my device manager for differences when it is working and when it is not, I've tried updating all software, I've tried setting default devices. None of it has helped.

The only thing that fixes this is logging off, or restarting the computer. This then returns it to normal.

My laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6 windows 7 home premium x64.
Headphones in question are Razor Carcharias.

A:Sound randomly switching between headphones and laptop speakers.

Hi,
Since only lately you started facing the issue, I would suggest doing a system restore which could fix issue. In order to know how to do system restore, go to the URL mentioned which will guide step by step: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/system-restore
If the issue still persists try creating a New User account. You can refer to the URL mentioned which will guide you in creating a New User account:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows7/Create-a-user-account
Kindly let me know for further clarifications.

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Ive had my HP folio 13 Ultra book for a while now. I'm running on Windows 7 Home premium (64)
But a few days ago I found out the sund was not working. And for some reason the sound is working perfectly on my beats headphones
I have 2 Sound devices: IDT High Def CODEC (speakers and Headphones) and Communications headphones (IDT high def CODEC)
For Example: When you press the sound icon and you test the sound the green sound bar comes up but nothing comes out of the speakers.
Ive done the following: Trouble shooted, it found nothing , the sound is defiately on and ive tried updating the drive but its the latest. I really do not know why it is playing up.
Alright whats weird is it says it is working properly in the advanced settings?????!!!
Also when i play a song on itunes the green bar will go up and down like usual but the sound does not come out of the damn speakers. To make it more weird when I enable the Communications headphones and test them the sound comes out of the speakers and cuts out (since it is a test).i've phoned a friend of mine and he said that maybe the sound is stuck or locked on the headphones. He also thought that maybe the computer is computer is mixed up or confused with which audio device is what.
I have some pics in the microsoft word attachment
All help ppreciated!
 

A:No sound from internal speakers on laptop headphones working?!

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Hi,

I am using an Advent 5303 laptop with sound connected to external speakers via the headphone/line out socket. Recently the audio output via this socket stopped working and now a red light is constantly shining from the socket. The internal laptop speakers work fine, just headphones or external speakers do not work. Full spec of the laptop can be found here:

http://www.uktsupport.co.uk/advent/laptop/5303.htm

The laptop uses the Realtek High Definition Audio software which used to lauch a pop-up when speakers were connected. This pop-up still launches when a microphone is connected, but not with headphones or speakers. I have tried reinstalling the drivers and the light does go out but then comes up again and the speakers stop working.

Hoping this isn't a hardware fault, but would appreciate some guidance from anyone who has seen this before.

Thanks!
 

A:Advent 5303 Laptop No Sound via Headphones / Line Out

A red light means that sound is being played.
Sorry, this is a hardware fault- I would suggest buying a new laptop as a repair would cost £100+ ($250+).
 

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