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Headphones not recognized Windows 10

I just upgraded to windows 10 from windows 8.1 and now my headphones are not working. I have an alienware m14x with three jacks (mic / headset / headphones) and have tried all of them. The built in ...
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No sound coming from laptop headphone on Kali Linux

I'm running Kali Linux 1.1.0 on UEFI mode I'm in trouble with headphone jack.Speaker works well, but headphone don't have any sound, it's worked perfect before, but suddenly the sound on headphone ...
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Bizarre behavior of headphones minijack

I was listening to music, sitting very still, when my headphones suddenly stopped playing on the right channel. I thought to myself: "no, not again" and searched the web for possible software ...
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audio volume sounds not balanced

I just noticed when I plugged my headphones to my acer laptop the volume on the right side is a little lower than the left side. I checked the volume setting in control pannel and the balanced is in ...
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Audio Port of laptop not working Finding Solutions

Iam using Lenovo model G510 laptop and my audio port is not working properly I guess it may have broken.As it is connected to motherboard i try not to disturb it .So only option remains to check ...
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4-pin jack works on mac - with splitter it works on mac but not on windows

I have a problem with my mic on windows and I will be really gratefull if you could help me to solve it. Some times ago I bought an AKG Q460, I'm using it with my smartphone and with my MBP, and it's ...
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How to get two headphones working at the same time using Beats Audio Control Panel

I want to use two headphones: one in the front, one in the back. My PC doesn't have RealTek. I installed it, but there is no control panel, so that didn't work.
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Windows 7 - Broken headphones audio output. How to force playback through jack? [duplicate]

Jack port build-in my Dell laptop cannot detect that headphones are plugged in.Now I'm using Windows for a while and cannot achieve something that on Linux works fine and quick with one command using ...
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Sometimes no sound over headphone jack on Dell E6530 on Windows 8.1

I have a Dell E6530 Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 Bit and the newest sound driver installed (IDT 92HD93 High-Definition Audio Driver 3330_Audio_Driver_C6HVR_WN_1.0.6491.0_A08). Sometimes after booting I ...
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Sound redirected to speaker output

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 - 180 laptop with Win7 64-bit. The problem is that when Skype is open (especially during a call) and I start playing a Youtube video all sound is redirected to the ...
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How do I fix my DELL Studio 1535 audio ports?

for a while, my audio ports have been acting up. I have 3, one is mic and two are headphones. The two headphone ports do not work properly and I have to spin and wiggle the audio jack inside the port ...
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Use laptop headphone output as microphone input

I have an Acer Aspire 5560G, and I successfully broken the microphone input port. Now I would like to use the audio output(headphone) port as microphone input. I've tried downloading the latest ...
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disable 3.5mm microphone jack

Today I heard about an advice to cover your webcam and disable the microphone of your computer or laptop. I have taped off the webcam already, and now want to disable the microphone. I've set the ...
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Avoiding headphone jack issues

I want to listen to white noise using headphones to help concentrate while coding, but I've been constantly plagued by crappy connectors which end up losing contact and muting one of the sides (or ...
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Can't reinsert jack headphone

I was listening to some music with my headphone when suddenly the jack jumps out by itself. I try to put it in again but it seems something is blocking it, preventing it to be properly connected. What ...
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Video signal through headphone jack (2 stripes) (component video)

I have a few questions regarding the possibility to transfer video signals through specific cables. I have a cable that has a yellow and a white component plug on one side, and a headphone jack on ...
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Why the volume is higher when earphones' jack is not plugged in completely?

This is interesting. When I plug in the jack completely the volume is normal as it should be, but the interesting part is that if I do not plug it completely but leave around 2 mm. of the jack ...
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Debian Wheezy no sound through jack output

I have strange problem with sound on my Debian wheezy powered notebook. Sound is not playing through jack output, but speakers are working just OK. lspci | grep Audio 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel ...
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Nokia/Sony Ericsson 3.5 headphone on Toshiba PC

I've a Sony Ericsson headphone, when I put it on a acer PC, it work nice, the stereo and all. But when I put it on a Toshiba PC (I've test this in 4 different model), If you half plug it, you get a ...
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Headphones stereo sound in mono

I have a new desktop computer with a motherboard MSI B75A-G41, so I have installed the HD Realtek drivers to get the audio. My problem is I use headset (Philips SHL9560) plugged in the front headphone ...
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Reinstalled Windows 7, sound won't play through headphone jack

So I recently reinstalled Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition, and though my computer plays sound through the speakers, when I plug any earbuds or headphones into the headphone jack I can't hear ...
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how do I make my computer only play through my speaker even if headphones are plugged in?

My mini-jack input is broken, so my computer(HP pavilion dv6 Notebook) thinks there is headphones plugged in at all times. If I physically press lightly on the headphone intput location, speakers ...
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Is there a difference between speaker and headphone jacks/ports?

I have a 2.1 speaker setup going into my computer, but primarily plug them into the headphone jack as it is easier to access. I do this because I switch between a couple different devices with these ...
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Laptop audio only in one side of headphone/earphone

I plugged in a pair of earphones into my laptop’s audio jack and the audio is only coming from one side. Here are the tests and results I tried: Tried a different set of headphones with the same ...
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laptop headphone jack problems

A while back my headphones mysteriously started making static noise and one of them stopped working completely. At first I thought it was headphones so I bought new ones. Alas that did not solve the ...
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Retina Macbook Headphone jack Built-in Mic No Device Driver (bootcamp)

I have a retina MBP. There is only one headphone jack, which allows for headphones with built in mics (like the apple iphone headphones) to be plugged in and used along with the microphone. This ...
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Does the headphones jack socket design affect performance? [closed]

I recently bought a new smartphone - HTC One V. I noticed that its 3.5mm headphones jack socket design is a little bit different than what I'm used to - it's not completely flat: Therefore, when I ...
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OS X Headphone jack issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Optical Audio out stuck on on a MacBook When I plug my headphones into my iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011; OSX 10.8.1) and try to adjust the volume, the volume popup shows a ...
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Weird front headphones jack issue

I seem to be experiencing a weird problem with the front headphone jack of my pc. It was working fine yesterday until i tripped while have my earphones on which disconnected the jack very roughly. ...
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Does sound come out of both audio ports?

My computer has two headphone jacks, and I haven't been able to listen to both of them at the same time. Do both of them output the same sound?
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How can I set sound to mute by default, but automatically “un-mute” when I plug in headphones in Windows 7?

I want my Windows 7 machine to autmatically un-mute when I plug in headphones, and then return to mute when i unplug them.
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Why do I have to replug my headphones every time I restart/wake-up my computer?

I just recently bought a new computer (CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme 1321). If I plug-in my headphones or speakers a pop-up comes up asking if it's a microphone or headphones I'm plugging in. I always ...
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3.5 mm headphone jack -> bluetooth? [closed]

Would like to connect something to my PCs audio out headphone jack that will broadcast the audio via Bluetooth. I found a few examples on amazon but not sure if there is a better product or way. Also, ...
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Can't get audio from front headphone jack

There seems to be no straightforward way to get sound from headphones plugged into the front audio jack, while having the rear jack sending audio out to external speakers on my desktop PC. I have a ...
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(Windows XP) Play sound from both front and rear headphone jacks

Is it possible to configure my computer such that it will play music from both the front and rear headphone jacks?
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Headphone Daemon - for Linux?

Is there a headphone daemon for Linux like there is for maemo? It is really convenient that whenever you unplug your headphones, the media player automatically stops playing.
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Headphones not Working On windows 7

I just updated my PC from Windows Xp to Windows 7.My headphones were working perfectly before until I got Windows 7.Here it doesn't work but my internal built-in speakers are working normally..no ...
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disable headphone jack in Vista

I have a Dell Studio XPS 1645 laptop, it has 1 microphone and 2 headphone jacks. Problem is, one of the headphone jacks has became faulty and Windows thinks it's constantly in use, thus I can only ...
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Headphone jack does not work in HP Pavilion G60-530us under Linux Mint 9

After installing Linux Mint on my laptop, I found that plugging in a speaker to the headphone jack did not mute the speakers. I followed the instructions here to upgrade my ALSA driver, and now my ...
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How to make both audio jack outs to work together?

I have HP Pavilion laptop with two jack outs for audio and both of them work if only one is plugged in. If both of jacks are used, then in only one headphones set there is a sound. I would like to ...
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How does a sound card determine if headphones are plugged in?

This is actually two questions in one. First, how do soundcards (the cheap ones) "detect" whether the headphones are plugged in? By measuring resistance or by some other technique? Second, can I ...
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Computer headphone out to Stereo Aux in

I am connecting my headphone to an aux in via a splitter cable, phono to rca. There is no ground loop. There is a hum. Do I need a pre-amp?
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Ultra-low profile headphone jack? [closed]

I just got my zune HD and I'm trying to save it from the fate suffered by my 30 gig. It dropped and hit the ground on its headphone jack, which broke some of the solder joints on the board. I'm ...