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Speakers make the sound when headphones are plugged in

by Plasma55 / June 15, 2009 2:45 PM PDT

Okay, well, I obviously have Windows 2000, and couldn't find anything about this problem involving 2000, only Vista and the like. First off, there's only one jack, a green one, no pink/red for the other plug. I do plug the green one in fully, and when sounds plays, it's still the speaker making the sound, not the headphones. Yes, these headphones do work, since on the last computer I had, they did. Even if they didn't work, the speakers shouldn't be making the noise. Secondly, I don't know how to find out what kind of speakers or whatever it is I need to find out that I have. If you need to know something about my system, ask, and be sure to tell me how to find it out.

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So everything works?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 15, 2009 9:54 PM PDT

I'd learn to turn down or up what I want to use.

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by Plasma55 / June 16, 2009 5:41 AM PDT
In reply to: So everything works?

Not everything works, I thought I explained that. When I have my headphones plugged in, and mind you, the volume is as high as it can go, instead of the sound coming out of the headphones, it comes out of the speakers, when the headphones are plugged in.

To clarify, when my headphones are plugged in, the sound doesn't come from the headphones, it comes from the speakers.

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Looks like a hardware issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 16, 2009 7:30 AM PDT
In reply to: No...

What does its maker tell you to do with this?

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Don't know
by Plasma55 / June 16, 2009 9:06 AM PDT

I have no idea, I don't know what kind of speakers or headphones I have.

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Why it's usually hardware.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 16, 2009 11:18 AM PDT
In reply to: Don't know
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by Plasma55 / June 16, 2009 1:02 PM PDT

I'm sorry to say that the thing you're talking about is something I don't have, and I have no clue why you assumed that I have this Plantronics PC Headset Speaker.

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You need to look at it again.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 16, 2009 11:47 PM PDT
In reply to: Er...

It's a generic device that switches the output from one thing to another.

Cheap solution.

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by Plasma55 / June 17, 2009 2:01 AM PDT

Now I get it, I'll look into this, thanks.

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