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After installing Windows 8 there is no sound coming out of headphones in Windows, but it seems to work fine in Ubuntu (dual-boot).

In Realtek HD Manager it shows that headphones are connected:

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When I plug the headphones in it also says that I connected them:

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but still no sound is coming out. what can be the problem?

P.S. After installing Windows 8, I've installed just Realtek HD driver from Asus' website, the remaining drivers are installed by default.

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Right click on the sound icon in your taskbar and go to "playback devices". Right click on your headphones and click "Set as default device"

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that is what i have s14.directupload.net/images/130715/chb4j6iq.jpg seems to be enabled. –  ddacot Jul 15 '13 at 21:12
    
Do the bars beside that device animate (turn green/red) when you play sound? –  xxl3ww Jul 15 '13 at 21:17
    
yes, they do #shortcomment –  ddacot Jul 15 '13 at 21:20
    
can you take a screenshot of the levels/enhancements/advanced tab? –  xxl3ww Jul 15 '13 at 21:25
    
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