If your speakers are battery-powered, check the batteries' charge. Under the Playback tab section, you will find multiple audio devices; appearing as speaker, followed by the name of the device. This includes headphones, speakers, and anything else that might plug into your computer's headphone jack. My computer says that the sound is coming through my speakers, but its not its just coming through the headphones. This tool can also troubleshoot the sound and for that, you only need to find the troubleshoot in the Control Panel and then it will automatically fix the configuration related problem for you. I haven't installed any software or drivers that could conflict with the system before that. Let Windows fully load - it will automatically load an audio driver, but just let this complete.
Highlight the Speaker icon and select 'Properties' 4. Today, I was using FastStone to watch a slideshow. In case, if you have an extra audio cable, or maybe you are able to borrow it from some of your friend. Make sure yours is correct. If it helps, great, else do this for each default device, and see if any help. We'll try to track down its source. I was nowhere near the computer when the sound stopped working.
So, the good part is, you can actually use some extra hardware in your computer to get the new audio output connection. Additionally, I have had constant trouble with catalyst control center since I got the computer. Try going to Device manager and see if you find anything sound related. If Device Status shows that the device is working correctly, the problem showing up is due to sound settings, the speakers, or the cables. Then it always good to troubleshoot with the working cables.
I am adding a bluetooth speaker to my laptop. If yes change the resolution on one random and then set it back at maximum. This post on may also give you some pointers. Use the same method to get sound back to your speakers if you have any by setting them as the default audio device. If you are running windows 7 do this. So make sure your speakers are plugged into the line-out jack. Microsoft Audio Diagnostic Tool If none of these solutions fix your audio issues, try Microsoft's automatic audio diagnostic tool link in Resources.
Can you provide the model and product number of the computer? Then on the playback tab in the window that opens press right click and chech the show disabled divices and the disconnected and see if anything show up in the list. Maybe more than you Ok, another test. When done, open windows Control Panel, open Device Manager and open up Sound, Video and Game Controllers. If unsure which is the right jack, try plugging speakers into each of the jacks and see it produces any sound. If you want to use your computer's speakers again, then right-click on Speakers and choose Set as Default Device. Direct X diagnostics found nothing special. As you can see, there are many, many possibilities when your computer goes silent.
It may be that you have multiple sound systems. Looks like something is muted or wrong speaker setup selection. See if it works now. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. It was through that link that I was given your help software. It actually has to be reinstalled every time I want to use it. If your warranty has not expired to get the laptop repaired.
I will be happy to help you. This is in the 'Playback' tab. I went to control panel, then sounds. Instead, they have integrated sound processors, which appear in the same category in Device Manager. I have a dell inspiron 531.
Then try opening only the movie you would like to watch. My xp laptop with a very basic sound card lost the sound of the built-in speakers. If you have plugged headphones into the laptop's audio port not usb or bluetooth headphones and the audio works through the headphones, then the issue might just be with the speakers. I've attached a picture of what the comp's showing me for reference. Please let us know if this did or didn't correct your issue. If the wire looks loose to the Audio Port, then you can also try to twist the wire a bit, while running an audio on your computer.