I have a HCL laptop with Windows 8 Pro x86 installed. Whenever I connect my headphones I don't get any sound from it. I have gone to my "Playback Devices" and selected "Show Disabled Devices" and the headphones are not listed there. What can I do to work around this problem ? I need my headphones to play sound. Should I update my audio driver? I upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 8 with migrating all my settings. I am using VIA HD Audio Deck as my default sound driver.
I bought the plantronics .Audio 335 studio headphones, but when I plugged them in, it screwed up my sound. My compute'rs sound is now playing through both the headphones AND the laptop speakers. After unplugging it and trying again a couple times, I gave up and decided to just use my old headphones.
Except for the sound still played through both the headphones and laptop speakers.
Distraught, I restarted my computer. When that didn't work, I restored my system to a point I made yesterday. Still no luck. I've been scrounging google for a few hours now, and nothing is working. I REFUSE to refresh my system and reinstall all of my programs again.
I have a Toshiba laptop running windows 8.1 and the issue that Im facing is that suddenly sound stops working, most likely when playing youtube videos. This is what I've done so far:
Reinstalling drivers (microsoft, realtek, conexant) Upgraded to 8.1 (I had this issue as after a few weeks I installed windows 8, never happened on 7) HDMI and headphones outputs are working just fine.
When I was on windows 8 I could make the speakers work by just clicking on disable and re-enable from the sound properties, If I disabled the microphone the speakers started to work again which I have no idea why that used to happen. Now on 8.1 the only way to make them work is by closing the lid or restarting the laptop which is pretty annoying.
These are the current (default settings) I have played with them but nothing fix the issue.
Whenever I unplug the speakers jack and plug in the headphones, the sound stops! I have to restart the application or run another one and then the sound is back. This is really silly and takes time especially when you need to restart some game.
HP Pavilion dv6-6110us Entertainment Notebook PC laptop running windows 8 upgraded alright. Left the computer on overnight now the sound will not play through the computer speakers unless something is plugged into the headphone or microphone jack. But will play through external speakers... but not the headphones. Its IDT codec and for sound options i have Speakers and Headphones (IDT high definition audio codec) and Communication Headphones (IDT high definition audio codec). Im wondering if there is a driver missing yet using driver pack Solutions and Driver reviver nothing shows up missing. For my Playing options i only get options that are for plugging into the left side of the pc (mic and 2 headphone jacks) but when i plug in and leave the setting on speakers and heaphones it plays out the pc speakers and not the headphones unless i change to the other audio setting for headphone communications set. It has no options for just speakers or playing out of speakers without the headphones needing to be plugged in....
A couple of days ago, I decided to move my tower from my desk to the floor. Everything was working beautifully up until then. I opened it up and removed some dust. After putting it back together, the monitor wouldn't register anything. I left it for a day, came back, and the monitor magically worked again. The wifi card stopped working, but importantly, the sound was working. After leaving it for a night, I came back, reseated the wifi card, and magically, the card worked again. But now, the sound won't work! It's been several days, and this is the situation:
* The sound is not muted. When I press the speaker icon in the tray, the green volume bar moves up and down, as though sound is playing
* If I troubleshoot the 'playing audio', it says that no peripherals are plugged in. I found that if I went into Realtek HD Audio Manager and disabled 'front panel jack detection' in the connection settings, the computer suddenly apparently realises that I do have speakers connected, and when I troubleshoot audio again, it doesn't find any errors. I have to do this every time I restart, but the sound still doesn't work.
* I've downloaded and reinstalled the Realtek HD Codecs twice.
* In Device Manager, it recognises the integrated sound card:
(the PCI Simple Communications Controller device is Intel Management Engine Interface)
* I've disabled and enabled the devices many times, but no dice.
* I've reinstalled the chipset drivers from the motherboard manufacturer
* I've gone into my computer and unplugged and re-plugged any wires that may have come loose.
It's the holidays, and I want to immerse myself in video games. But that's pretty much impossible with no sound .
I have an interesting problem: On my laptop (Lenovo Y510p) I can hear a buzzing/whistling/noise sound while my headphones are plugged in. The problem goes away when I mute my sound, but this buzzing can be heard while booting as well.
This led me to believe that my problem is simply a hardware issue, but I have a dual-boot setup with Ubuntu Linux on another partition where the sound works perfectly (i.e. no buzzing/whistling sound), which is interesting because it is using the exact same hardware.
I've tried: Reinstalling the audio driver and using different headphones. Neither gets rid of the problem.
I have read a number of threads on this issue. My HP running windows 8.1 with IDT High Definition Audio CODEC consistently tells me that my headphones are unplugged in both the front and back audio ports of my desktop. I thought getting windows 8.1 on my new desktop would enable me to have audio. Apparently not so far.
I restarted the computer. I reinstalled the IDT drivers. I checked that they were up to date. I tried the troubleshooting method through windows that kept telling me that the headphones/speakers were unplugged. Okay, that's not true. The headphones work. Devise manager had no yellow exclamation marks.
So what's left to do? Buy windows 7 for $100 and reinstall it on this computer to so I can have sound and an operating system that's not infuriating?
I don't think this is due to some virus I managed to get in record time with minimal use of this computer. So what's next to do?
My Dad used to use the laptop that me and my Mom share, and he did something to the settings on the computer (I don't know what, or else I would have fixed it myself.) which allow you to use a USB mic, and he disabled the microphone jack on the computer.
I really want to find out how to change it, because I'm planning on doing TF2 livestreams, and I need the mic to do so, and if I can't find a way to fix this, then I'm going to either have to use one of the crappy USB mics we have, or I'm going to have to convince my Dad to let me use his 300$ mic.
I updated to Windows 8 today, and everything seemed to be going well until I tried playing music through my headphones. They worked fine on my iPhone, but once I plugged them into my laptop, no sound came out.
I tried to play songs in windows media player but it showed some error. Then i switched to VLC just to find out that there is some problem with the sound. When I clicked on the volume icon to see if the volume levels are ok, I found the computer icon, which appears there to be like as if there is a bug sitting on the computer. I don't know much about it.
I am trying to record from a cassette player on to my hp envy h8-1500z. I have a cable going from the headphone jack on the player to the blue line in jack on the pc. I have gone to the recording devices and have the line in jack enabled. That is as far as I can get because it says it is not plugged in? I have plugged it into the mic jack and it recognized that. I have tryed updating the drivers to no avail.
I have an Acer Aspire V5 laptop.It has a celeron cpu,and is a basic small laptop. I listen to video news online,and i have not installed or uninstalled any software prior to the problem of no sound in videos since it last played back video with sound.
I have tried to play the same video on firefox and internet explorer,and there was no sound,only video. The browsers are using FlashPlayer as far as I know.And the speakers (realtech are the default speakers-found in the control panel/sound.Is there another sound setting? The sound card works as skype works.
The volume link is not available on the video played in both browsers.And the mute button is available in IE but not in Firefox,but it is not muted(as I have checked). And the volume which is accessed from the bottom right hands side of windows is at max.
I have a hp pavilion dv6-6150us ,,i was on youtube and suddenly the sound stopped working ,,no sound coming out from the laptop speakers ,, my on-board sound card is IDT ,,i downloaded the correct driver fro hp site ,,but it wont install ,, showing an error that the hardware detected is not supported by IDT software,, the sound only works when i connect my laptop to a tv using a hdmi cable ,, there is an "X" mark on my sound icon ,,i tired everything from uninstall ,remove ,re-install the audio drive ,, i think the problem is that its only detect the graphic card hdmi as a playback audio device ,,and the onboard sound card is somehow disabled ,,i cant find the enable option on my bios setup !!
I've bought an HDMI cable to connect my laptop to TV, i've gone into the control panel and checked that "show disabled devices" and "show disconnected devices" are both allowed and still i dont seem to get an option for HDMI for audio. The picture has come through fine, but nothing I do with the audio seems to work.
My laptop produces squeaking sound whenever i play some music or video... this sound is also observed when i put the computer on a external speakers.. The hdd is recently changed.. What can be the problem..
I have been having an issue recently with my Windows 8 HP laptop where it'll just stop playing videos (whether if streamed through the internet such as you tube or if played on the actual computer as a downloaded video) or the sound for said videos just won't play. The problem can usually be temporarily fixed by restarting my computer but it gets annoying to restart my computer constantly because a video is not playing or the sound is not working so I am trying to see if there is a permanent solution. Adobe flash player is up to date and the problem has been occurring before and after I updated flash player.
When my Turtlebeach x12 is plugged into my computer (runs Windows 8) and I try to launch some steam games the audio plays through the built-in speakers rather than my headset. I've played around with default devices and disabling/enabling different devices, but nothing has worked. In some games like Planetside 2, the in-game option to set the output device to the headphones works perfectly, but in most other games (e.g. Left for Dead), audio still plays out of my speakers. When I disable the speakers there is no game sound at all. This also wasn't an issue on my old laptop that runs Windows 7. Is there any way to here the game audio from my headset?
I need to use StereoMix and my headphones built in mic at the same time. The problem is IF StereoMix is enabled, only the PC's internal Mic is activated. I cannot activate my headphones mic unless i disable the StereoMix device first.
I have a pair of headphones, with a microphone, and a headset that I use for my PS4, both with 3.5mm jacks, that I want to use as a microphone for my laptop, as opposed to the garbage built in webcam one.
However, having tried both of them in the microphone jack on my laptop, I can't record any sound. Yes I am plugging them into the correct jack, and yes they are recognized by the computer and sound menu of the control panel as microphones.
However, they will not record ANY sound, even with the recording level turned up all the way. I have even acquired a 3.5mm to USB converter, and tried plugging them in, but I get the same results.
I went to BIOS and enabled sound, but, when i turned on computer there was sound, but it was show as headphones, and speakers aren't plugged in. Actually is opposite, headphones aren't plugged in, but just like they are, and speakers are plugged in, but they don't work.
I have the asus s400ca it has the microphone and headphone in the same jack. My headphones are fine in any other laptop but when I plug them into my new asus I hear very loud static even when playing music. It came with via hd audio and I can specify any other information if necessary.
I was watching a TV show in my headphones, plugged it out for about an hour, plugged it back in during which time my Dell Inspiron 15 would have gone to sleep about 4 times.. I plug it back in after an hour and the music plays through the speakers and I looked up all solutions. None of them work. Checked my audio drives, disabled the speakers and enabled them back.. It is just a week old, my laptop.
...for SELECT programs? For example, I like to game with headphones on, I listen to music with headphones on and more. I don't like to unplug them every time I'm done, that's too confusing and more importantly, I FORGET ALL THE TIME. play my "Free Alarm Clock" through the speakers despite having headphones plugged in. I use it not only to wake up but also to remind me of other daily things.
I'm not looking for something to play sound through headphones and speakers simultaneously. That would defeat the purpose.
I am using Windows 8.I am facing an issue with my sound all on a sudden. The volume icon on the task bar has a red cross on it. When I hover on that it says 'No speakers or headphones plugged in' (attachment-1).
When I click on the icon I get a screen like attachment-2 which says 'The peripheral does not appear to be plugged in'.
I checked in the Device Manager to see only 'Bluetooth Headset' listed under 'Sound,video and game controllers'. Also I tried to re-install audio drivers (Real Tech High Definition Audio Driver) which is provided with the laptop to no avail. I don't know whether this is just a driver/windows problem or a hardware problem.
I was in a skype call and I plugged in my 3.5m iphone headphones for the first time (using an asus notebook). I got audio but my friend could not hear me. I then plugged in regular 3.5mm headphones and it seemed to be fine.
On my other laptop (HP, Win7) I never had this problem. Is there any way to remedy this? I suspect it's because the iphone headphones have a built-in mic. All I want to do is have the audio running through the headphones and the mic working normally from the laptop.
I recently upgraded to windows 8 pro 32 bit. For a month there were no problems.
But one sunday afternoon i was watching some movie on my laptop and suddenly the speakers stopped working.
I restarted it, but to no avail. However my headphones still work, and so do external speakers work.
I tried reinstalling audio drivers frm the mfg's website-Didn't work. I tried System restore to a point where i knew my speakers were working-Didn't work. I even tried refreshing windows 8-Didn't work.
After almost a week now my speakers still do not work and only my headphones work.
I recently updated Nvidia Graphics Drivers in order to play COD BO2