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Windows 7: Right speaker thinks he's a left speaker

05 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Right speaker thinks he's a left speaker

If the volume is low everything works fine, but once you turn it up using the volume button, the left speaker stops working. This only happens when I use the button, and not when I adjust the system sound.

I tested it with the audio configuration, and I can hear what's supposed to be the left speaker sound coming from the right speaker. Once again this is only if the volume button is turned up high enough, and it works just fine otherwise.

Another strange thing is that everything not only works right when the volume is low enough, but also when it's high enough. So the problem is not that the left speaker can't handle that much sound or something. It's only in the middle where this problem occurs. Does anyone have an idea what's going on?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jan 2015   #2

win 7 64 bit

Hi welcome to the forum.

Have you tried the speakers on another system or another set of speakers on yours. Try reinstalling the driver.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jan 2015   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I don't really have any other systems or speakers to test on. Also I'm not going to pay for something if I'm not sure it's going to work.
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05 Jan 2015   #4
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Do you have the same problem with earphones.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jan 2015   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I don't have earphones either, sorry.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jan 2015   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP

If the speakers have their own power supply you could use a Walkman, Discman or MP3 player, iPod, Tablet, etc., to test the speakers.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jan 2015   #7

Windows 10 64 bit

This is a problem in the speaker system, not a problem with the PC's audio.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2015   #8

Windows 8

It could be the speaker itself or a bad cable. If you're good with soldering iron, you can try fixing it yourself perhaps?
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