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playing music without speakers

by hurrikane / October 9, 2004 4:03 AM PDT

how do i play music sounds without using speakers? i see a headphone jack next to the volume control on my pc but it doesnt do anything when i plug my head phones in

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Re: playing music without speakers
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 9, 2004 4:11 AM PDT

"how do i play music sounds without using speakers? i see a headphone jack next to the volume control on my pc but it doesnt do anything when i plug my head phones in"

Is this the jack on your DVD or CDROM drive? If so, it only outputs a signal when you play an AudioCD and the player is set to ANALOG.

Bob

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Re: playing music without speakers
by Kees Bakker / October 9, 2004 4:17 AM PDT

Hurricane,

Most likely (so is mine anyway): the headphone jack is part of the cd-player, so only useful to listen to cd's (and not to downloaded mp3's).

If it's not a part of the cdplayer, then it must have it's own connections to the sound card. Then maybe:
- the headphone jack has it's own settings in Volume Control
- the connection to the sound card is broken

Check the documentation that came with the computer.
When in doubt: tell what make and model computer and what make and model cd-drive you have. That seems necesary information.


Kees

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plug de headphones in de back now mon!
by reefurbb / October 11, 2004 12:58 AM PDT

Then ya gots ta use the volume control in the taskbar.

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