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Speakers not working properly... HELP!!

by vik682 / September 30, 2011 9:21 AM PDT

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<div>Win7 x64
MSi X58 Pro-E
Realtek HD Audio Drivers
i7 930

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Just A Thought...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 30, 2011 12:39 PM PDT

It appears like the jack connection from computer to speaker system is wonky. Most of the sound tests are run using an internal signal that lies within the speaker system itself.. Therefore, it tests fine but because the jack doesn't connect as designed, the sound from the computer never reaches the speakers.

Try unplugging, then replugging in the speakers to the green jack on the back of the computer.. If no joy, try borrowing another set of powers speakers and see if they work correctly.. If the second set of speakers work fine, then it probably means the jack on the new wiring isn't working correctly.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Speakers not working properly... HELP!!
by vik682 / October 1, 2011 7:17 PM PDT
In reply to: Just A Thought...

That seems to be the problem, I plugged the green connector into the silver connector slot and when I ran the test again all speakers were working properly, so this solves my problem for my left front speaker.

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by vik682 / October 1, 2011 7:21 PM PDT

I would also like to bring to attention though, the faulty green connector may be the culprit for the left front speaker.... that still leaves my problem of my 5.1 speakers working at stereo mode for regular windows programs (Win Media Player/VLC/iTunes).

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The apps you noted often
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 2, 2011 4:15 AM PDT
In reply to: ps

Don't have 5.1 media files so they don't fire up the other 3 speakers.

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