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Q: External Speaker Fails to Mute Internal Speaker

I am running Windows 10 Professional with current up-to-date updates on my Dell Inspiron Laptop.

Several days ago I noticed that plugging in current headset no longer muted the internal speaker. I know that it is not the headset as it works perfectly on another computer.
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Doing a web search has not resulted in finding the problem, let alone a solution. Further my anti-virus is up-to-date, as are the microphone and speaker drivers.

Pointers in the direction of a solution will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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Preferred Solution: External Speaker Fails to Mute Internal Speaker

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: External Speaker Fails to Mute Internal Speaker

What audio codec does your laptop use?

It will be listed in device manager. The VEN DEV combo will be enough information.

You'll find it in the device properties details tab, specifically, the "Hardware IDs" section.

It will resemble this:

Code:
HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0288&SUBSYS_10EC0191&REV_1000
Usually the audio codec chip itself will detect an external speaker is plugged in. Have you checked your audio device's configuration software? It should have a shortcut in the classic control panel.

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Hello Expert, I see lots problems same as me but not get right solution. Echo coming to my laption while typing or make noice near laptop, it won't stop until mute my speaker. I have windows 10 64 bit.  Please help if we have any solution. ThanksP

A:Echo when speaker unmute. Stop while mute speaker. Please he...

Hi, Some things to check for? You will first want to ensure that this ?echo? effect is not being caused by a third party application. The easiest method would be to test the default Windows sounds, then try configuring the speakers, and if the issue persist to try Safe Mode - to eliminate third party software or services as the cause. Use the default Windows Sounds 1.     Click Start, click Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound, and then click Sound.2.     In the Sound window click on the Sounds (tab).3.     You will see a box with a list of items one being Asterisk.4.     Click on Asterisk, or any item in that box, and then click Test.5.     You should hear audio coming from your system.6.     If the clip was not long enough select another item, and then click Test.7.     Determine whether or not the distorted audio is present. Configure the speakers 1.     Click Start, click Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound, and then click Sound.2.     In the Sound window right-click your Speakers and select Configure Speakers.3.     Follow the on-screen setup, and Test the available configurations.4.     Indentify whether or not one configuration appears to have less of an ?echo? than others.5.     If the ... Read more

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Hey,
I have a Dell Studio 1555 Laptop with built in speakers, but I also have a pair of Harmon/Kardon speakers that plug into the headphone jack. When I plug in the speakers, it makes the sound stop playing through the computers internal speakers, only out of the Harmon/Kardon speakers. Is there any way to get the sound to play through the internal speakers and the plugged in speakers at the same time? Thanks in advance for any help :)

A:Internal + External Speaker Playback

I dont belive that there is a way to do that.
It is usually the desire to have the internal speakers stop playing when the headphone jack is used.

I did notice this in the specs.
Audio jacks (1 line-in, 2 line-out, 1 Mic-in)

Have you tried to use the line out recepticle and see if it works correctly?

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Dell dimension e520 running win xp

there is no computer sound when pc shuts down and can't get
sound on external speaker.

Please help

A:No internal or external speaker sound

first go to control panel and check the audio option of your computer and see if the computer recognizes a sound card.

after clicking audio go ahead and check the settings. if everything is grayed out it means you don't have sound card installed, you need to check device manager and see if you have your sound card there and if see if it's installed with the correct driver.

check also if the external speakers are connected to the right audio port at the back of pc.

hope this helps!

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HI I am facing audio problem for the last few months. when i install window 7 its automatically install audio driver which plays built in laptop speaker but exteranl headphone/microphone do not play sound. Same like this if i install given audio driver of hp probook 6550b which is sp48147 then headphone play sound but spearkers do not. I have installed windows many times to solve this issue but still this problem is existing. Please help in resolving this issue

A:Laptop speaker play sound but external headphone or speaker ...

Hi, Please try to enable it using the following steps (a) Right click the speaker icon,(b) Click Playback devices.(c) Right click External speakers (or similar) ,              (d) Click Enable,(e) Click Apply/Ok Regards.

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New Dell Optiplex 980 Win. 7 64 bit (SSD) and having diffy with my computer speakers and playing the onboard / internal speaker that both play at the same time. 
.I've updated the Realtek High Definition driver and believe system is up to date on everything else. Would this be a matter of just disabling the onboard speaker?

Thanks.

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THE QUESTION:
- How do I mute the laptop speakers while still getting sound out of my headphones? So even if I pull my headphones out, still no sound comes out of the speakers.

FOLLOW UP:
- As a laptop user, you know that most of the time we work in quite areas such as libraries or night flights. When you accidently pull the headphones jack out, your music blasts causing a lot of unnecessary disturbance.

TECHNICAL DETAILS:
Dell Inspiron 5150, Windows XP, SigmaTel Audio C-Major.

IS IT POSSIBLE:
- YES. It was for the past 3 years until a few days a go. I say this because I used to achieve this by checking the 1 PC spk Mute checkbox under ADVANCED in the Volume Control panel. I recently had to reinstall the SigmaTel driver and now when I check the 1 PC spk Mute checkbox, It mutes EVERYTHING including the headphones.

WHAT I'VE TRIED:
- Rolling back SigmaTel driver: not possible since the original was uninstalled.
- Installing the SigmaTel driver from the dell website
- Installing the SigmaTel driver from the drivers CD
- Searching the net. Most results suggested checking the PC spk Mute checkbox, but as mentioned earlier, now it mutes my headphones as well.
Any suggestions are welcome and very much appreciated. Thank you.

Zach
 

A:How to MUTE laptop speaker, but NOT headphones

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I have spectre x360. Recently I have it repaired by HP for various HW issues. (It is amazing that how much component failures you get just right after manufacturer 1 yr warranty period) Now those major issues are fixed. However, I find one of the behavior of the laptop's sound system has changed. Originally, the way my laptop worked was that even if I put the speaker on mute mode, when I connect my headphones, I could still hear sound. Then, if I disconnect the headphones speakers stay muted. I found this feature very useful. For example, in a quite library, when you listen to music and accidently pull the headphone wire off the socket, you don't disturb anyone. Now, the problem is that the headphone is muted when the speaker is muted. How can I get the original behavior back?

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I know this is a trivial matter, but it annoys me so here goes:I had to reinstall Win7 on my laptop. There are two lighted buttons in the top-right corner of the keyboard: one for wifi and one for audio. The wifi button turns orange when I turn it off and back to white when on, but the audio button won't switch colors, it stays white. It does work eg. I can mute or turn audio on with it. Any thoughts?

A:Speaker mute light won't turn orange

Dear Customer, Please install the below recommended softwares: Download the IDT Audio installer found on the link below and save it to your Downloads folder. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5271102&swItemId=ob_130088_1&swEnvOid=406... When done, open windows Control Panel, open Device Manager and open up Sound, Video and Game Controllers.  Right click the IDT device and select Uninstall - you should also get a prompt to remove the current driver, tick the box to allow this and then proceed with the uninstall. When complete, download and reinstall the Chipset driver found on the following link.http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5271102&swItemId=ob_146756_1&swEnvOid=406... When the Chipset reinstallation has completes, restart the notebook and let Windows fully load - it will automatically load an audio driver, but just let this complete.  Then open your Downloads folder, right click on the IDT installer and select 'Run as Administrator' to start the installation.  When this has completed, restart the notebook again before checking the function of the mute button led. Also update the BIOS from the below link:http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5271102&swItemId=ob_166746_1&swEnvOid=406...   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs... Read more

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I just recently updated my Windows10. Before the upgrade, I am not experiencing the problem.

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Hi. I have HP 15 laptop. The issue I'm having happened in windows 8.1 and now windows 10 same laptop.

I have a new Harmon Kardon soundsticks 3 2.1 computer speaker set. This is connected into the headphone jack.
The speakers work great, sound excellent.

They have a mute function where when you touch both capacitive buttons, the sound is muted.
However this mute function doesn't work when I have the laptop connected to the wall outlet. When i unplug the laptop and the laptop goes into battery mode, it works perfect.

I tested the soundsticks with an ipod, a netbook and another exact same laptop plugged in (same plug).
They work flawlessly.

I can't figure out why this is happening. I've duped the settings as much as possible with the other same exact laptop and it still does not work.

I've tried uninstalling the realtek driver and reinstalling, doesn't help.
I've copied the power settings from the well working laptop, doesn't help.

It does seem to be related to power somehow.

Is there a driver that deals with power I could uninstall and reinstall?

Laptop works perfectly otherwise.

Thanks.

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My desktop is connected to a cable modem, and every time there is any loading/activity with my cable modem, there is a ticking sound coming through my speakers.

I am running Windows 7, and I know that you can disable the modem speaker sound with dial-up modems by selecting the dial-up modem's properties and disabling its sound. But I don't know if this can be done with cable modems.

This ticking sound can only be muted if I shut off my speakers, but I don't want to do that as it would kill all sound. Please help.

A:How to turn off/disable/mute cable modem speaker sound?

That sounds more like "RFI" interference from the modem getting directly into the speakers. Are you connected wired or wireless? There has also been cases of the wireless causing the noise in systems.

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As per subject heading I am unable to use any of the touch controls to change volume, mute speaker etc. I have not been able to find a way to re-establish these functions. Does anyone have the answer?Cheers











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A:HP Pavilion model DV6 touch control for volume, speaker mute...

@alwend Hi,Perform a Hard Reset:1. Disconnect all peripheral devices and remove all USB devices and media cards.2. Disconnect the AC power adapter, remove the battery, and then press and hold the power button for at least 1 minute.3. Reconnect the AC power adapter (do not connect the battery), press the Power button and check is your problem solved or not.

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I just talked to a guy who has had his speakers swiped by his brother. I told him most pc s come with an internal speaker so he should get some sound even if it is the basic beeps. He says no way without external speakers. I don't think I have ever had a pc without a internal speaker of some kind. I have even seen softeare to play mp3s, poorly, using win 3. He says his computer is two weeks old. Am I out to lunch on this? It's driving me nuts.
 

A:Internal speaker?

The "internal speaker" on many systems these days is simply a small "piezo" beeper attached to the motherboard, not like the "real" speaker that used to be fitted to older systems.

The internal speaker is controlled at BIOS level, and is not usually available to Windows as a sound output device, just a BIOS error signalling device.

So your were in to lunch, once. But lunch has changed.
 

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An internal speaker in my computer keeps beeping periodically (at very different rates) when I play games and only when I play games as far as I've noticed.

What causes this and how do I make it stop?
 

A:Internal speaker

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Is there no internal speaker for the 700-414? I'm moving some things around and I don't have my audio system hooked up yet.Thanks

A:Internal speaker

KAP1959, welcome to the forum. No, HP desktops do not have internal speakers except for the system sounds.  This is not capable of working for other sound.  If there are speakers they would be in the monitor. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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I recently discovered a difference in the volume; the left speaker of the laptop has been functioning normally while there seems to be very low to no sound coming from the right speaker.

Any suggestions?

A:Dell Inspiron 15 5559 Audio - Right Speaker has low volume while the left speaker functions normally

Hello.You didn't mention the headphone jack, so if you have not yet done so, plug in headphones and see if the balance is okay in them. If the headphones check out okay, then most probably it's a problem related to the speakers.
The test for speakers is the ePSA audio test. It is a hardware test, which means that if the test  tones are very low in the right speaker, but normal in the left speaker, then there is hardware failure somewhere, related to the right speaker.
If both speakers sound normal during the test, then the problem is in the software. Do the usual things like re-install the audio driver, check the balance levels in the Sound properties, try different audio sources, etc.
Re-installing the audio driver resets the settings to their default configurations, so if you do it then you don't have to bother with things like volumes and balance settings, because they will be okay.(Also if the balance is okay through headphones, then it should be okay through the speakers too.)
Here is how to do a simple driver re-install:
1.    Open the Device Manager.2.    Expand the "Sound, video & game controllers" category.3.    Right click on "Realtek High Definition Audio".4.    Click "uninstall".5.    Do not check the box to “delete the driver software for this device”. 6.    Restart the computer. Windows will detect your device a... Read more

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Hello, I have a problem with any Realtek driver since I updated from Windows 8.1 to 10 (x64).
On every boot, I have no sound on the rear speakers : the black pin switches automaticaly to "side". I have to reconfigure the black pin to rear every time !

Did someone had a similar issue ?

Here's my config if it helps : Asus Sabertooth Mark 2 and Logitech Z906 5.1 speakers.

A:Realtek Audio 5.1 configuration : rear speaker switch to side speaker

Up !

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Hi, Just recieved my brand new HP laptop gen 4 and am very pleased but there seems to be a 'buzzing' coming from the internal speakers when anything loud/basey is played. it seems like when a small, cheap speaker is trying to deal with a more complex range of sounds, treble middle and base at the same time. I don't know if you can help, i don't want to return it as it seems perfect. thanks in advance Bailey 

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Hello,

I have Parkinson's disease so I use voice recognition software.

The problem occurs when I want to edit my dictation and I want to play back my words. It seems there is a speaker buried deep in the computer. The volume on that speaker is so low as to be almost useless.

I would like either to adjust that volume or direct the audio through my normal speakers.

I'm ignorant of computer terminology so I may have viewed the settings but not recognized them.

Your guidance will certainly be appreciated.

Thank you
 

A:Volume on internal speaker

This probably should be in the hardware forum, but here goes.

I am guessing you do not have the speakers plugged in if you are not hearing anything through them. When you plug in the speakers it will usually stop using the internal speaker. You want to plug your speakers into a like colored port on the back of the PC coming out of your sound card. It will have lots of tiny holes in it like you would plug a headset into. If it is not the same color then it will probably show you an arrow pointing out from the center.
 

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Hi All

A couple of days ago the internal speaker on my pc stopped working for some reason. As I say in the title of this thread, I can still get sound through my headset but I would really like to restore the workings of the internal speaker.

So far I've downloaded the free DriveMax prog and checked all my drivers. There are a few out of date and one of them is for the SoundMax system that, I guess, controls the sounds - unless this is done by something else? Anyway, I downloaded and installed the newer version but then I got several message boxes come up on the reboot saying there was some sort of corruption - sorry, I can't remember what it said exactly and I can't reproduce it as I've taken the computer back using the system restore.

Can anyone help me with this please. I'm not that smart with computers as it is and even less so when it comes to drives so I'd appreciate it if someone can check the drives and possibly suggest any other checks that can be done to isolate the problem.

FYI - the pc is an hp Compaq running XPpro.

Thanks in advance.

A:Internal Speaker not Working

By way of an up date, I managed to download another copy of the driver that I said in my opening post had caused problems but this time there wasn't any sign of similar problems. However, neither was there any sign that its installation had cured my problem.

Sure would appreciate some suggestions.

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I purchased this desktop earlier this year.  I have updated my BIOS and sound drivers and still no sound from the internal speakers, even after restart?! Does this model even have any? So frustrating...

A:no internal speaker sound

Hi: I don't know of any HP consumer desktop PC that comes with an internal speaker, including yours. Only HP business desktop PC's have internal speakers. You will need to purchase a set of external speakers. They plug into the back port labeled # 8 in the illustration below. Figure : Back I/O ports DC input powerVGADVI-DUSB 3.0: 2USB 2.0: 2LANAudio: Line inAudio: Line outAudio: Microphone

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Hello,  I have a problem with sound from internal speaker again. Following a topic from this forum, I installed ThinkVantage Tool and for a while my problem was solved but now I have no sound again. What (and why) is the issue here? How to fix it once for good? This is very annoying. Please, heeelp! Thx

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(not sure which forum this post should go to, so I hope this is ok). I am speaking to someome through skype that has a high pitched voice. How can I add some base and take away some treble from her voice. Please help. My ears are starting to bleed.

I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop.
 

A:Add Base to Internal PC Speaker

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Hi 
I am prabhat. i am using Dell Inspiron n5010. Recently i installed window 8.1 64 bit. Suddenly my internal speakers stop working however sound is coming from headphone. I had updated audio driver also but nothing works. What a matter is? I would like to know is window 8.1 is compatible to dell inspiron n5010 or not, because initially i was using window 7 64 bit. If 8.1 will work then how i get back my sound from speakers. Any one please help me out.

A:No sound from internal speaker

tiru1973I would like to know is window 8.1 is compatible to dell inspiron n5010 or not
Hello. Dell does not support Win8.1 on the Inspiron 15 N5010, however, the audio should work.
Your laptop has IDT audio hardware on the motherboard, but there is not a Win8.1 audio driver available for it, so install the IDT Win7 audio driver into Win8.1, by using compatibility mode.
1. Download and save the audio driver to your desktop or any convenient location on the hard drive.  2. Double click on the new folder to extract (unzip) the driver files.3. The extractor wizard will create a new folder for the driver files. It will be at "c:\dell\drivers\xxxxxx". Write down the exact location that the wizard creates. 4. If the driver begins to install automatically, halt (cancel) the installation.5. Browse to the driver files on the hard drive (the location you wrote down).6. Find the "setup.exe" file.7. Right click on setup.exe to open the context menu.8. Select the Properties.9. Select the Compatibility tab.10. Check the box "run this program in compatibility mode for"... Win7.
If the speakers still do not work after installing the IDT driver, revert the laptop back to Windows 7 if possible.
If the speakers still do not work after reverting to Win7, test the speakers for failure by running either the audio test in the ePSA test, or by failing the color bar test in  the PSA test {Your laptop will have either the ePSA test or the older PSA test.) Instruc... Read more

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at my school the computers are dell optiplex 360 w/ win XP all stock except for software. They produce all of their sound through the internal speaker and from what i've heard or read thus far says that thats not possible but clearly it is and im curious how it works. any help would be very apreciated Thankyou

A:confused by internal speaker

Older computers had a system speaker in the bottom of the case. this speaker would just beep sounds from the CMOS like the POST beep right after boot up. Many modern computers have a set of speakers that are attached to the mother board on the inside of the case so you don't have to install speakers if you don't want to. Though there is an external speaker jack.

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Please read this conversation because it describe my problem too: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/HP-Pavilion-dv4-1275mx-sound-not-working-after-clean-ins... The only difference is that on my desktop (dc 5800 small factor) the ID for ?unknown device? in Device Manager is: ACPI\PNP0800*PNP0800 ?The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28) The installation of this device is forbidden by system policy. Contact your system administrator. To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver?.   When I try to update the driver with DI High-Definition (HD) Audio Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 (International) downloaded  from HP.com (for dc 5800 small factor) the message is: ?Windows could not find software driver for your device?. Please help! Thank you!  

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Hello! I have had no problems with the laptop's audio/speaker until I recently connected it to a MI bluetooth speaker. When I disconnected it after using, the default internal speakers and earphone jacks cannot be detected (right-click audio icon -> playback device -> default devices cannot be found) and the audio icon in the bottom right corner is always showing a red cross. I tried connecting the bluetooth speakers again and it is working fine, but after disconnection the problem came back and I couldn't enable audio of any sort. I really need to use earphones when I'm in public and can't depend on my bluetooth speakers for everything. Any help would be very much appreciated!!

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I recently purchased an X1 Carbon running Windows 7.  Headphones work, but the internal speakers do not.   I've tried using the windows troubleshooting tool.  It doesn't find anything wrong. I've gone through all five things liste in this article: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht501860 None of them solved the problem. Any ideas? Thanks!

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i have optiplex 380.on win7 internal speaker does not working.i installed sound driver from dell site.

A:optiplex 380 internal speaker

Hi hmnah,
Do you remember making any recent changes to the computer prior to this issue?
I would suggest you to follow the steps mentioned below:
Method 1:
Open audio troubleshooter and check if the issue occurs follow the steps in the link below:
Open the Playing Audio troubleshooter
Method 2:
Verify if the default sound device is set correctly. Follow these steps:

Click the Start button, click Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound, and then click Sound.
Click the Playback tab. Make sure the correct default audio device is selected. (For most users, the default audio device is Speakers.)
If your default device isn't set to the correct audio device, on the Playback tab, select the correct device, click Properties, click the Advanced tab, and make sure that Default Format is set to the value that you expect. When finished, click OK.
On the Playback tab, select the playback device, click Configure, and then make sure the configurations are set correctly.
If the sound settings are set correctly, and your speakers are already set as the default device, go to "Verify that an audio driver is installed" now.
Select the audio device that you want as the default audio device, and then click Set Default.
Click OK to save your settings.

For your reference follow the steps in the following link:
Tips for fixing common sound problems
Method 3:
If the above step fails follow the steps from the link:
No sound in Windows.
Let me know the status.

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Hi everyone,

I have a Fujitsu NH751, Windows 7. Recently, I've encountered a problem with the audio: The background music in videos are normal, but the voices are always distant. The sound never drops off, it's just steadily distant, like the voice is coming from far away. I always use earphones, so I thought that maybe it was my headphone jack that needed to be rewired.

I decided to just get a USB soundcard. However, even with a USB soundcard, the voices are still distant. I find that whether on the USB or in my laptop's jack, as long as I don't plug the earphones all the way in (about 3/4 in) it works perfectly fine.

My system sounds have always been normal, no matter whether it's plugged all the way in or not. If I don't use earphones, my sound is perfectly fine.

I've re-installed my audio drivers, but it didn't help. I also went to Realtek's Audio Manager and made sure all the enhancements were unchecked. The USB doesn't even use Realtek, and yet it gives me the same problem. I'm wondering if this is a hardware problem, can it be fixed, and how much would it cost?

Thanks for any help!
 

A:Internal speaker problem

If you are getting the same results from two audio chipsets/sound cards with the same set of headphones, I'd suspect the headphones are faulty. Test the headset in another (3rd) device. If you have the same problem, the headphones are faulty.
 

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I have had a 5.1 speaker arrangement on my Vista x64 PC for some time. Today, the front left speaker decided to stop working correctly. When trying to plug my headphones in to a rear jack on my motherboard (onboard sound), I noticed that sound was only coming through the right earphone. I decided to give up with trying to listen through my headphones for the time being and plugged my speakers back in, only to find that now my front left speaker wasn't working correctly. I tried to adjust the balance on my speakers, as I thought I could hear a whisper of a sound through the front left.
The front left speaker is producing sound, but at a greatly reduced volume to the rest of the speakers, I have to set the balance to the following to make FL and FR speakers 'the same' volume (by ear).
FL volume: 100
FR volume: 0
I have my speakers plugged in to 3 jacks on my motherboard (out of 6).
The green jack for FL and FR.The black jack for RL and RR.The orange jack for C and SubW.I have been unsucessful installing Realtek (which is a shame, because on my last motherboard I was able to solve the problem with that somehow, but I can't remember how) as it states the drivers are not supported. Which I'm assuming means my motherboard doesn't support it.
My motherboard is an MSI Intel p35 Neo.
I have had this setup working fine for around a month.My speakers are labtec (but I don't see how that would matter).I am currently using the normal drivers that come with Vista.Any ideas?

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I have tried all I could possibly do and I cannot come up with an answer, I have a Soundblaster Audigy LS soundcard, and Midiland MX-5 Speakers,these speakers need no drivers, and I have the newest drivers for the Audigy LS soundcard, I have gone through the programs and done so much that I could, I tried the cmss option and my subwoofer just never works. They are properly plugged in according to the instructions that came with the soundcard, I am running out of things to do and I've come here as a last resort, hoping i've given enough information for someone to help, if you need any additional information just let me know and I will do my best to help

Thank you for your time
 

A:Soundblaster Audigy LS Speaker Problem (Subwoofer/Center Speaker)

1st thing have u gone to the windows sound panel,

control panel ; sound and audio devices problem ; under volume tab speaker settings Advance ; check the speaker setup.

might b default setup is set to sumthing else.

Other do you have THX console, if so u tried playing around with that and the other extras thown in with the card.

or u just have a messed sub box, which i highly doubt,
 

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I hope I've chosen the correct category for this issue. I have a Dell Inspiron 660S desktop computer currently running Windows 7. I need to be able to move around my home from room to room with a single speaker (not a pair of speakers) that provides good volume to overcome other machine noises (not extremely loud noises, but not a quiet environment either). I have tried blue-tooth (two different doggles) and several blue-tooth remote speakers (single-speaker) but the volume is not good and the reception is generally bad. The distance is not more than 20 feet or so but it is through walls (and sometimes up one flight of stairs) and my blue-tooth reception has been sporadic at best. (I haven't tried any speaker "sets" because I often move from room to room and multiple speakers are too cumbersome.)

I gave up on blue-tooth and decided to try a wired USB-powered speaker. I bought a 25 foot USB extension cord and two different USB-powered speakers which worked fine as far as the reception went (of course) but the volume was insufficient on both. I verified that the volume was up 100% on computer as well as on the speakers themselves.

I have small BOSE computer speakers (positioned at left and right sides of monitor) connected to my desktop computer for normal computer activity like movies and playing music and they sound great and I never have to turn the volume up more than about half way. I would like to be able to accomplish the same with a portable remo... Read more

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Hi everyone!

I was just wondering if it's possible to make the internal PC speaker beep in Windows. I'm not talking about external speakers or headphones, I'm talking about the speaker inside a desktop computer.

What I've been told is starting Windows Vista, the beep.sys file in C:\Windows\System32\drivers is replaced with a newer version that doesn't allow beeping through the internal speaker, and all beeps go through external speakers (if connected). I've also been told that in Windows XP, with no external speakers connected, Windows XP will use the internal speaker for console.beep in VB.NET, or with any error/warning message.

A few articles online said you can replace your own beep.sys file with one from Windows XP, although this will only work on 32-bit installations. I haven't tried this yet, but I do have an installation of Windows XP available. It would be even better if someone could find a way to also do this on 64-bit installations. (Maybe use the beep.sys from Windows XP x64 Edition?)

Anyway, I want the end result to be able to use console.beep on Windows Vista or newer OS and have the sound come through the internal speaker. Any suggestions?
 

A:Solved: Internal PC speaker beep

Whatever your intention, you really don't want your program to go messing around with the Windows system files. Even if it works (and I imagine you want some sort of audible alert that can't be disabled by just turning off the sound), you'd then throw anything else that expects the beep to use the headphones or connected speakers.

As to the actual answer, you'd need to send a signal to the hardware directly and I don't know how to do that. Perhaps something here can help: http://www.vbforums.com/showthread....om-PC-Internal-Speaker-(not-from-sound-card)-!!
 

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A few days ago, i was trying to get my headphones to work. So i went into the Playback Devices menu ( When you right click the speaker icon on Windows 7) and i accidentally hit remove on the options for my internal speakers. I have no clue how to get them back and the only way i can play sound is if i use my external sound card that came with my headset and plug headphones into it. I downloaded the driver off of the Gateway website and ran the setup, but that didn't solve the problem. HELP PLEASE!!!!
 

A:Solved: Internal Speaker Problems

Go back to playback devices.
Right click an open area in the window and click
show hidden devices.
If it shows up there,you may be able to right click
and enable it.
 

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I have this old computer which I dont use anymore, but there is something about it that left me quite confused

It has a sound card, but the external spreakers produce no sound. Instead, the internal speaker produces all the sounds (which gives terrible quality because the case is closed, and its a crappy speaker anyways). I never changed any of the computers settings, but one day it was like that and never changed back.

Any explanations (I dont use the computer and prolly wont (it doesnt even have an OS installed (ready for trash))?

Just want to figure this one out. Its an old compaq p-i with < 128 RAM (I think its like 32MB)
 

A:Internal Speaker producing all sound?

If it doesn't have an operating system installed, what sounds are you hearing besides the BIOS beep(s)?
 

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Ok. For Some reason, my internal speaker on the right side is a bit messed up. Whenever I play anything, it gives off this interferring bass sound like U get from static or something. It very muffled. My left speaker is ok but my right speaker is giving off this sound. I don't know how to fix it.

I just got this laptop two days ago. I think it doing this is cause My battlefield 2 crashed and now, I can't figure out how to fix this sound thing.
This also happened yesterday but it fixed itself out somehow. I don't know what I did yesterday to fix this but earlier today, BF2 crashed and now my audio on the right internal speaker messed up.
 

A:Laptop Internal Speaker Messed Up

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Which driver needs to install in OptiPlex 780 for an Internal speaker? I need help because tried many but failed. It's not working. (It's OptiPlex 780 slim body and using window 10.)

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hi guys
my computer hp dx2100 micro tower, internal speaker dont have a sound.
i check my sound card driver is ok, the cable between motherboard and speaker is connected. i also reinstall the sound driver, but the end the speaker in the computer didnt have sound, can someone tell me what is the problem that occur??
 

A:internal speaker dont have a sound

the case speaker doesnt rely on your sound card, all it provides is basically beeps and such. For sound from your sund card you need external speakers connected to the sound card sockets.
 

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Helloi use earpiece can hear sounds but as for internal speaker there is no sounds i try all the possible solution like reinstall, remove , update and all doesn't work it i believe something do with hdmi port to tv  please help thanks  

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On my Windows 7 laptop, when I plug in my EXTERNAL speakers, the volume is OK, also when I Skype using my INTERNAL speaker, again the volume is quite adequate with my mp3 and audio files. BUT --- when I try to listen to my mp3 and audio files with the INTERNAL speaker, I can hardly hear anything, very weak volume. The volume bars are all on maximum, so what can I do? Strange that when I Skype using INTERNAL speaker, all is OK!

A:Volume problem when using INTERNAL speaker

What is the media player that you use to listen to MP3's? Is the volume all the way up on the media player.
Also in the system tray by the clock, you should have an icon for your sound or in Control Panel, other then the Windows Volume speaker. Here you can change volume for your internal speakers. Also, click the Windows Volume speaker and press Mixer to adjust the volume for your media player.

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When I turn on the computer, after about 30 minutes the interanl speaker (sometimes) starts beeping and won't stop until I turn off the computer. Also, after this happens and I re-boot, i get a message telling me to 'check system health'.
 

A:internal speaker won't stop sounding

Identify the beeps, long or short, how many and so on. Like morse code. Find out your bios manufacturer, go to there site and you should be able to find information on the beep codes.
 

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I have an issue with my 5.1 speaker. Only the front left and front right would produce sound. However, when i run the speaker test on the CP, everything are working fine.

Here's what I did.

Thanks in advance!

http://support.creative.com/kb/ShowA...785):obj(51680)

here's what i found. I'm using an on board sound card. Don't really understand what Creative is talking about. lol.
 

A:Solved: 5.1 speaker, front speaker produces sound only.

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I have just bought a lenovo ideapad z510 and i found that the right speaker is louder than the left speaker...... I made sure that the balance is exactly the same but still the problem exsists ......... any help

A:lenovo z510 right speaker louder than left speaker

Hi Heshamelmilady,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the Audio balance is not as expected from the internal speakers. Hence, I suggest you to re-install the Audio driver and also check if the issue is same with the external Speakers/ Headphone connected.
 
Hope to hear back soon
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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My speakers intermittenly stop working.  If both left and right speakers stop working.  I can push the case to the right of the touchpad and it will start working.   If just the left is not working I can usually press to the left of the touchpad.   Also shortly after this started the Left side USB stopped working.   Any ideas  on how to fix this without sending it in?

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