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Headphone jack is finicky

I have had these speakers for ages I don't need them any louder lol. But I want to fix them so they aren't needing to short out and reconnect the connection by inserting in the headphone jack the headphone peice it resets the current and sometimes works other times it don't..I gotta mess around with objects varying in size to cause the right position to hear my sound in full detail. No half there or distorted. My speakers have a short in the left speaker wire but I fixed that. From the looks inside the right speaker seems to be superglued together. The headphone jack is under the light peice. My windows settings are fine just a problem with proper signal resetting the pwr werks but most times I just reset it using a headphone peice. Pleaze help me I can't keep sticking objects under my headphones to get it jus right then gotta put a heavy amount of weight on the top of the headphone peice to get it ta go full stero. I can run them without headphones but then I interupt tv watching in same room. I know the speakers are the problem. but how do I fix this? I've used 98 ME and XP never had this proble this bad. thanks

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Re: Headphone jack is finicky

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It's probably the socket - it may be that it's coming away from the board or the switch inside that cuts the speakers when you use headphones is faulty. It may be a simple resolder or you could replace the part.

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