Hello prethankyou for reading and responding to this post and for the helpful incite (or not so helpfull least ya tried) ok so
windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
i7 2.6k ghz
i cant remeber motherboard atm my apologies but its newer.
using realtek audio drivers
I am using hdmi as my video out and it produces sound through my tv. when i plug in a standard headphone (which works with my ipod) into the front 3.5mm jack no sound comes out. I disable front jack detection and still nada. However when i disable the front jack it suddenly says headphones plugged in however still no sound. I have tried with the exclusivity mode on and off for this test. I tried the back 3.5mm jack as well and nada.
So then i try with m earforce dx11 turtle beach pluging in the spdif still nada. i try plugging it in with just the usb pink and green 3.5mm in btoh the front and back panels an still nada. so yea any ideas? i have no other monitor but my tv so i can't test if the hdmi is the problem.
also note- when plugged in the front pannel i can hear my self talking and its coming through the headphones but no computer sound will.