Windows automatically found the speakers and reinstalled them. Was actually thinking it was some kind of joke but after trying out several other 'solutions' I just had nothing to lose. Click Playback tab I had to choose an icon for my headphones by right clicking on the alternative to my speakers 5. And sometimes restarting the computer does not work and I have to restart twice. Hope this works for Y'all.
Sometimes people will put in any ol driver that works, or they find on the web or via the system. Provide the path where downloaded drivers are stored. This does not require getting to the realtek software, because they show up when the rest of the software is installed in the windows sound tabs. I have used headphones in Windows 7, so the jack is not messed up. I had this problem with my computer at work- after much trial and error I found the solution to be very simple. This is where the nightmare began.
Instead of going to recording devices, I went to playback devices, disabled the monitor sound for a few seconds then enabled it again. If so, click on Dell Audio found in Control panel. Restart the computer, test again. Right Click on the Start Button, select Control Panel, select Hardware and Sound, under Sound select Manage Audio Devices, select Recording, Right Click in the center of the Sound pop-up menu and make sure Show Disabled Devices is checked. My problem is fix on this : My problem start , becouse I stick the jack and click the Headphone. I guess this is one of the good things about the Net - that people are willing to post on forums like this and help others out.
Via device manager My driver is from dxdiag : HdAudio. You should now have Headphone sound if your volume is not Muted. It works fine in other devices. I also haev same problem, and only way seems to be alternating setting headphones and speakers as eh default. Want hassle free, automatic updates for your drivers? Step 3: Hit Update Driver and opt Browse my computer for Driver Software. How could something as basic as Audio not work? I wonder how you found about this solution. Self or Karma gaining submissions both ok.
I have the same problem. I didn't worry too much about it because it wasn't a huge inconvenience. Thus manually updating the drivers might fetch you out of this whole Headphone Jack not working issue. This will give you the opportunity to change the device to: Line In, Mic In, Headphones, Speaker Out or set the Default Device. Please suggest on how to get it working. I couldn't find Realtek audio manager in it which I searched in the tiles view. I also did a system restore to about a week ago.
Hardware and sound troubleshooter is useless for me, becuse it requires headphones to be plugged in but the system cannot detect them, so the troubleshooter won't proceed I'm having the same issue after the update. This issue generally arises after updating Windows. This solution works a many times as reported by many users. I have to shut down or restart to get audio back. He is running Win 8 32-bit. Step 3: Please make sure you have connected the Headphones to your Mac. Plug in your headphones and see if they show up.
I tried what Khanna said, but it didn't work. I just discovered myself how that effects front panel and input capabilites. In the Speakers tab, to the right it says Analog. Just simply Right-click the Speaker icon and click Troubleshoot Sound Problems. The sound immediately went to the headphones instead of the computer monitor. I uninstalled and reinstalled the audio driver Realtek something or other about 10 times. Consequently, you can also try to perform a fresh and clean installation of windows that will restore the proper drivers so there is no glitch left.
Conclusion That wraps it up. Both the cases happened with me and Mac support groups are flooded with these questions, though the solution is still not clear. I hope that helps you. Follow them one by one to and by the end of this article you will surely get your headphone back into the working state. If there are still any doubts lingering in your mind feel free to ask them out in the comments section below. Hope you are able to hear the pleasant music from your favorite headphones.
What is strange is that the sound continued playing through the speakers from netflix, while I was streaming sound from youtube through the headset. Slide it up and set it to level best suited for you. Once you find out the source of the problem it comes out to be fast and easy to troubleshoot the problem because of eliminating irrelevant sources. Alternatively, you can also choose to Rollback your drivers to a previous state when your headphones were at a working condition. Hope this helps : dude I know how to fix it I had this exact problem!!! I hope you were able to cope up with these methods and successfully solved your audio jack problem.