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Windows 7: plugged in headphones, speakers no longer work

29 Dec 2014   #1

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plugged in headphones, speakers no longer work

I have speakers plugged into the back panel. I plugged a new pair of headphones into the front panel and they worked fine. I unplugged them, and the speakers no longer work, even though everything shows them as working. I uninstalled and reinstalled the Realtek drivers, now only one side of the headphones work. Any idea if this can be fixed, or do I need to buy a new computer now? Motherboard is asus sabertooth.

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30 Dec 2014   #2
Layback Bear

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

Welcome to our forum realtekproblem.

Try this.

Go to the little speaker lower right corner and right tick on it.
Select Playback Devices.
Choose what you want as a Playback device by right ticking on it and select Set as default device.
After selecting your device right tick on it again and select (test) it should play.
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