Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.



Windows 7: Static from Speakers/Headphones

01 Aug 2011   #1

OS 7 64 Bit
 
 
Static from Speakers/Headphones

Okay, I could really use some advice here.

I inserted an old video card into a PCI slot this afternoon (I wanted to run more than 2 monitors). When I booted up the computer I heard a lot static coming from the speakers. When Windows turned up I saw it trying to install the new driver for the old video card. Ultimately, the install failed and the static became very loud. So, I shut down my PC, pulled the video card and turned back on the computer. The static noise did not go away.

Below is a list of things I have tried, which have not worked:
  • Removing the speaker's audio jack and plugging headphones into the audio jack on the back of the PC;
  • Removing the speaker's audio jack and only using the headphone jack on the front of the PC; (note: when I view my volume mixer in I can see the output going up and down denoting that the computer "sees" the audio and is sending it);
  • Uninstalled/Reinstalled/Updated my audio drivers;
  • Rolled back my OS system to July 29th;
  • Updated Windows 7 to the current version;
  • Made sure nothing is muted;
  • Tried plugging in both headphones and my speakers, but the headphones are static and no sound at all from speakers

Any advice?

Edit: Sorry, my computer specs: (.html export from CPUID)

http://www.sgajewski.com/SGAJEWSKI-PC.html

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Static from Speakers/Headphones





Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Static from Speakers/Headphones
Thread Forum
No headphones or speakers plugged in. Drivers
Static noise in speakers? Sound & Audio
'Speakers: Not plugged in' issue. No sound from speakers/headphones? Sound & Audio
Software-based static in Speakers Sound & Audio
speakers/no Headphones/yes Sound & Audio
Static Noise from speakers/headphones Sound & Audio
Speakers go static after a while Sound & Audio

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:38 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33