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Windows 7: Internal Speakers work but headsets are super low

20 Mar 2010   #1
Vorbias

windows 7
 
 
Internal Speakers work but headsets are super low

The volume when I plug in the headset is super low. I use earbuds and there is no inline volume control. I have my laptop turned up all the way and no matter what i can't get the sound of the earbuds to work. They worked before I installed windows 7 and now they are super low. I have upgraded the newest drvier for my sound card which is a

Realtek ALC861 16-bit stereo software sound

It's integrated with the mobo that came with the laptop. Is there any fix for this. I have tried everything I've found online even getting a normal headset with inline volume control. Nothing works.



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20 Mar 2010   #2
TheSchaft

Windows 7 x64 HP, Windows 7 HP, Windows 7 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Vorbias View Post
The volume when I plug in the headset is super low. I use earbuds and there is no inline volume control. I have my laptop turned up all the way and no matter what i can't get the sound of the earbuds to work. They worked before I installed windows 7 and now they are super low. I have upgraded the newest drvier for my sound card which is a

Realtek ALC861 16-bit stereo software sound


It's integrated with the mobo that came with the laptop. Is there any fix for this. I have tried everything I've found online even getting a normal headset with inline volume control. Nothing works.
Welcome to sevenforums, Vorbias.

Have you checked the volume control to ensure that when the headphones are plugged in it is set to a high volume? I had the same issue and making the volume control visible on the taskbar and then opening the "mixer" when I plugged in the headset and setting the volume up fixed it.
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21 Mar 2010   #3
Vorbias

windows 7
 
 

The volume is as high as it can go.
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