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Windows 7: Headphone output messed up after disk defrag

02 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
Headphone output messed up after disk defrag

I (manually) defragmented my C:\ drive, and now the headphone jack doesn't work. When I plug in headphones, I just hear a constant static buzz and no audio. I've tried this with 2 separate pairs, both of which worked just fine on this computer before the defrag, and I've also confirmed that they work on other devices.

Apparently the drive is set for automatic defrag once a week, and apparently it did an automatic defrag 3 days ago with no issues. It's the manual defrag that seems to have messed up the jack. As far as I can tell, though, the defrag didn't cause any other problems.

Any suggestions?

Thanks :)

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02 Jun 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Well I don't know if I can help you or not because a defrag should not and I don't believe can interfere with your head phones.
Filling in your system specs completely would help others help you.
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02 Jun 2013   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32bit

Thanks. It doesn't make sense to me either, but that's the only thing I've done.

I've updated my system specs at least partially. I'll have to do some digging to figure out some of the others. :)
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02 Jun 2013   #4

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Welcome Sissy13

Here is the easy way to get yor specs

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