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Static shock possibly fry my soundcard?

OK so at my house my parents make me use headphones. Whenever I get off I have to switch it to speakers so my rents can listen to their old music. One day during the switch i got a painful static shock while pulling out the headphones. Now I cant get sound from either the speakers or the monitor. The only sound I have noticed is a continuous beep on the very edge of hearing... any ideas?

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  • ohlookcupcak Dec 21, 2008

    tried another set of head phones, and speakers same problem.

  • ohlookcupcak Dec 21, 2008

    Rofl.... thanks. Was hoping it wasnt the soundcard but I guess it's fried

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Static shock can fry your sound card from electro static discharge and it can also fry other PC components try another set of headphones in the pack of the PC. Or another pair of speakers rather than using your monitor and see what happens.

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  • machadojr_fe Dec 21, 2008

    It looks like you have fried your sound card then.

  • machadojr_fe Dec 21, 2008

    No problem happy to help

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