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Windows 7: Front audio problem and Realtek Issue

24 Dec 2009   #1
Mikeff

win 7
 
 
Front audio problem and Realtek Issue

Hi i'm having an issue with my front audio jack, the mic works kind-of (when i hit listen i can talk and hear myself through the speakers but when i try to record it sometimes says cannot detect recording device and sometimes it records but scilence) but the headphones do not (When i go into sound in control panel it says that the headphones are not plugged in when they are). I tried to solve this issue with the Realtek manager as i read it can help but when i instal the latest version, the manager is no where to be found just like the guy in the thread below

Solved Realtek HD manager missing - Page 2 - Vista Forums

Im running windows 7 on an Asus P5B Deluxe motherboard.

Any help would be appreciated.


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24 Dec 2009   #2
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Welcome to the Forums.

Have you tried Setting the front panel in your BIOS to AC'97?
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24 Dec 2009   #3
Mikeff

win 7
 
 

when i set it to Ac 97 i get no sound, brb ill try it again now
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24 Dec 2009   #4
Mikeff

win 7
 
 

WOW that worked!!!! ok now one more problem is i would like the front headphones to overpower the speakers (back jack) when they are plugged in. How can i do that?
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24 Dec 2009   #5
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't think that can be done by software ( sort me out if i'm wrong ), you'll need to do it manually via the speakers.
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24 Dec 2009   #6
Mikeff

win 7
 
 

it seems ventrillo did it for me, i just told it i want my headphones as primary
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24 Dec 2009   #7
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

I stand corrected. Congratulations for solving your own problem.

And a Merry Christmas to you sir.
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24 Dec 2009   #8
Mikeff

win 7
 
 

i somehow broke it again messing with drivers and now the AC'97 doesn't fix it =[ Speakers work but my headset is not detected again. God stupid computers lol

mic works in vent but the pc doesnt recognise the headphones, they are listed as not plugged in
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24 Dec 2009   #9
Mikeff

win 7
 
 

ok.... i installed the new soundmax drivers and the mic and headphone work... but the speakers and headphones work at the same time and the headphones are missing from the playback devices.... wtf
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25 Dec 2009   #10
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Deary me, maybe you should system restore to before you messed with the drivers. And leave it at that.
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