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Windows 7: Low volume through headphones on laptop

17 Oct 2014   #1
damasterwf

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 
Low volume through headphones on laptop

Hey guys first time poster.

I have read lots of info on similar problems but never managed to sustain an answer that was relevant to me. I bought new headphones, which are clearly meant for other use than listening through a laptop, but anyway. The problem is in the title as it where. Ive seen lots of people babble on about realtek audio drivers, but suffice to say the only info i have about my sound card is thats its a High Defintion Audio Device Driver. I know computers a bit, but im also a bit of a moron.
Anyhoo, is there and solution to go into the driver and enable it to be configured as headphones(i heard that somewhere) as speakers is the only option there. Or is it simply just to fork out on a new sound card, or even better a new pissing laptop!

So i have read that back and it is very cluttered heh, but if anyway can understand my half English i would be very much obliged.
Thanks


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17 Oct 2014   #2
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Have you tried going into the configuration(s) for the audio to see if you can somehow raise the volume?
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17 Oct 2014   #3
damasterwf

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Yeah, tried all the basic solutions but to no avail. Its the same problem with my iPhone so it seems to be recognising the headphones as something else(maybe).
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17 Oct 2014   #4
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

If you only have "High Definition Audio Device" listed, that is usually only the generic, basic function, Windows installed driver and not the correct sound driver for whatever sound hardware you have (e.g. RealTek, Conexant, etc). Installing the correct sound driver may or may not help with the headset volume. What is the headset you have?
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17 Oct 2014   #5
damasterwf

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Its a Phillips SHP2500. How would i go about finding out what is the right driver?
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17 Oct 2014   #6
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Those should work. The specs I see says they have a volume control on them. Have you tried the volume control?

The first place to look for the correct sound driver is the PC Vendor. If this is an older PC, XP drivers are not compatible, but Vista drivers are.
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17 Oct 2014   #7
damasterwf

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

yeah, volume i all the way.
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17 Oct 2014   #8
damasterwf

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

The laptop was given to me second hand.
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17 Oct 2014   #9
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Maybe the low headset volume has been there all along and may be a hardware problem with the PC.
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18 Oct 2014   #10
damasterwf

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

same problem with the iPhone, so nothing to do with the laptop. The headphones are acting like speakers i guess, but i cant control it with a shit laptop and no proper answers on soundcard issues, just conjecture. But thanks anyway guys.
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