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#1 Sty.x

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 05:25 PM

Hey guys girls , my gripe for today is audio. My ever so smart son (age4) decided to stick a headphone jack in the back of my pc and snapped it in there and then while someone tried to get it out fucked the whole show completlu. 

 

SO i got a new tower with front audio and usb's... The usb's work fine but im still getting zero audio out of my front jack. im running windows 7 and i have a asus motherboard not sure on the brand and shit , can someone please help me i need audio. Cheers

 



#2 Rybags

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 06:32 PM

New tower... so you just transplanted the motherboard or something?

 

Those front audio ports only work if the cable is plugged into the motherboard, and IIRC there can sometimes be a BIOS setting to enable it as well.



#3 Sty.x

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 07:35 PM

Hey mate , yeah new tower old motherboard for the moment , and the plug was plugged into the correct port on the mother board. i just unplugged it and got another cord to put in for front audio and still got no audio and i changed all settings in the BIOS area


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but yeah the new plugs have hdaudio but i didnt plug that or change the BIOS for that



#4 Rybags

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 08:27 PM

So, was the headphone jack removed from the other plug?

 

There's always the chance it's shorted something out... alternative is get a sound card.  No idea what equivalents to onboard are around these days, I stopped bothering with sound cards about 8 years ago.



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Posted 20 February 2015 - 08:29 AM

It'll be sensing theres something in the rear and disabling the front audio.

you need to get that jack clear (or off).

De-solder the headphone jack, or get yourself a pin-drill and get it out.

 

USB or PCI\E soundcard would also fix the problem.


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#6 TheFrunj

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Posted 20 February 2015 - 11:03 AM

Realtek drivers usually have a way of disabling jack sense, or forcing audio output to the front jack. Haven't used them for a while but I'd look there.


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