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Windows 7: Speakers wont work but headphones do

01 Mar 2011   #1
mhelp

Windows 7
 
 
Speakers wont work but headphones do

Hi,
I have a dell inspiron 1545 laptop. My warranty just expired and my speakers stopped working. when i diagnose them on my computer it says everything is fine. Ive reinstalled my drivers and there isnt anything wrong in the device manager. if i plug in my headphones i can hear. Please tell me this is something i can fix! thanks so much!


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02 Mar 2011   #2
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

how do the headphones attach - are they USB..??
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02 Mar 2011   #3
mhelp

Windows 7
 
 

i just plug them into my headphone jack, they are just regular headphones.
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02 Mar 2011   #4
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

What do you have set as the default in sound (control panel)?
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02 Mar 2011   #5
mhelp

Windows 7
 
 

Speakers/Headphones
IDT High Definition audio CODEC
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03 Mar 2011   #6
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Do you have speaker properties set to DVD quality?
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03 Mar 2011   #7
mhelp

Windows 7
 
 

yes they're set to DVD quality.
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