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Windows 7: normal speakers sound but low in headphones

01 Oct 2011   #1
lil mike

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
normal speakers sound but low in headphones

hi everybody

I recently bought Acer Aspire 4738 i5 (running 7 ultimate 32bit) and I love it so far. however there's a problem with sound when I plug in the headphone.

when I play it through the build-in speakers the sound is great and actually loud , I've tried another headphones (bought three already :/ ) and still the same thing.

updated the drive, checked the volume to max, tried about everything i could find but nothing seems to work.

I'm starting to think this is an OS issue,
Plz help, headphones are something I can't live without !



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01 Oct 2011   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Check in the "Levels" tab in the Properties of the headphones.
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01 Oct 2011   #3
lil mike

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Check in the "Levels" tab in the Properties of the headphones.
I can only see speakers and its set to max

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01 Oct 2011   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

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Are your headphones plugged in?
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01 Oct 2011   #5
lil mike

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

yes they are
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01 Oct 2011   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Something is wrong. Try this - see picture.


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01 Oct 2011   #7
lil mike

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

its already set on show but I redid it anyway nothing appeared Whs
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01 Oct 2011   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I can only suspect a bad contact. As you can see, mine shows up properly. Maybe the 3.5mm plug or port is bad and that is the root cause of the problem. Try turning and jiggling it a bit - no force though.
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01 Oct 2011   #9
lil mike

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

no still nothing I also restart and tried but didn't work
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01 Oct 2011   #10
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I would love to help you find the problem, but I am out of ideas. Let it rest for a bit. Maybe another member knows better. Wgat really disturbs me is that the headphones do not show up in Playback Devices.
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