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Windows 7: Audio adapter failure, recognizes headphones that are not attached

02 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
Audio adapter failure, recognizes headphones that are not attached

I have a Dell XPS series which has a problem with its audio adapter.
It detects a device attached nevertheless the device is not attached, because it says that it is attached the speakers of my laptop don't make a sound. Audio adapter failure, recognizes headphones that are not attached-knipsel.png Can somebody help me with this and see if it is either a hardware or software problem, and if software help solve it?

Kind regards,


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02 May 2013   #2

Windows 10 64 bit

It looks like S/PDIF (Digital) is set as the default playback device. The "Speakers" should be set as the Default Playback device.

To to the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and finally the Sound Panel, Playback section to set the default playback device.
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 Audio adapter failure, recognizes headphones that are not attached

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