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Distorted audio jack (front and back)bluetooth works perfect

by Amperez_ / March 30, 2018 5:03 PM PDT

A week ago my sound got all distorted while watching youtube, its been like that since and I´ve tried all the general fixes:
- Reinstalling drivers
- Changing audio quality and bitrates
- Even reinstalled windows in desperation..

Whats interesting is that my bluetooth headphones works perfectly, its only when I plug them in through the green audio jack (front and back) it messes up the sound. Havent tried plugging them through the USB, dont have that chord/adapter.
What can it be? A faulty green audio jack should produce good sound with either front or back? Cant be the sound card because it works with the wireless headphones?

Thankful for all insights, thinking about opening up the PC tomorrow and giving it a hardware check, but not really sure what to look at ..

MB: Asus Z170-A
Realtek drivers
Nvidia 1070 8gb PCI graphic card
32 gb ram

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This is usually a driver issue. But a workaround.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 30, 2018 6:00 PM PDT

It varies with the player but for YouTube and Flash I find that it works when I (google the following) Disable Flash Hardware Acceleration.

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Didnt work
by Amperez_ / March 31, 2018 3:13 AM PDT

Disabling hardware aceleration didnt work. What kind of drivers do I need?
I´ve reinstalled the drivers from the motherboard quite a few times and no difference (Asus z170-a and the realtek drivers.)

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Since the usual didn't work and drivers didn't help
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 31, 2018 8:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Didnt work
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