I've plugged speakers in the rear jack and headphones in the front and they both play sound. If you've had this problem — and a few of you will — you'll share my frustration with it. Built-in loudspeakers work just all right all the time. The work around we got on the go is by opening the sound application you installed. Do so if you are prompted or the tweak won't work.
I messed around with some connection settings in realtek and now it works. This how playback setting appears even when I plug Headphones in to the laptop. Yes, I'm trying to set it to disable the sound from the speakers when I plug headphones, but I can't figure out how to do it. But I can hear sound well through headphones. No one seems to really have a clear answer.
Nothing makes any noise at all, no matter how many hands you have. Be aware that sometimes Dell will deny support if any media player other than Windows Media Player is on the laptop, so remove any other players before contacting them, and don't tell them if you ever had any other players. Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to launch the Start-up Menu and then select f10 to enter the bios menu. My buddy is in the same boat, i can get it working but its a pain. You mean after i did the above process it will change to ' Speakers and Headphones'? Then there is some glitch with your software. I disabled the on-board sound controller and installed a new sound card and new updated drivers. Are you using a laptop or a desktop with dedicated soundcard or onboard soundcard? Let Windows fully load - it will automatically load an audio driver, but just let this complete.
But then once you go to anything else in this case youtube, only the default device plays sound. This is an optional setting to display, and not every Windows computer will have it in the system tray. I hit the Apply button and the music immediately went to the external speakers. I checked the drivers as I saw people saying to do and how to ck. But through headphones it works. If the computer has a feature where you can slide your finger along a graduated strip above the keypad to change the volume, the capacitive touch mute button can become stuck in the muted position and prevent the playback of sound.
I have a Inspiron 15 5555 laptop which was purchased in March this year. The solution: Unplug the headphones, and set the speakers as both the 'default device' and the 'default communications device'. They will both work like that only if you test them separately in the sound panel. Yes, I'm trying to set it to disable the sound from the speakers when I plug headphones, but I can't figure out how to do it. I installed Realtek drivers, but it didn't work.
Should I have Overwritten them? But remember you may have to revert these changes if you ant to use the drive for playback thru the speakers and for games. This is another example of silly windoge logic. It is the onboard sound solution that shows up in Playback devices not your headphones or speakers. You may also encounter this: Windows 10 computer plays after they unplug headphones from the jack port. Check if the sound card is in its right place. I'm not a high tech person. Again, most of the hardware was replaced, so I suspect it is some kind of Windows 7 protocol error between the headphone jack and speakers.
Several days ago I found that my laptop buit in speaker is not working. The above link will show you different ways of updating. Another test you could try is to switch between the Realtek audio driver and the Windows native driver. Fixing Windows Speaker Problems: Ok, first things first. You can read the content below for solutions to fix your no sound issues in Windows 10. Step 3: If this is the case, you will need to either swap out your motherboard or external sound card to replace the actual hardware itself.
Press f10 to save the setting and again use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter. Delete the orignal, reboot and install these. This is pretty specific, but may help someone trying to figure this out. Many thanks to jenae, the Microsoft Support person who posted the solution. I ran into this problem.