My labtopspeakers (internal ones) have broken and no sound is coming out. I have chekced to see if its muted which its not. It also doesnt work when i use headphones either. I tried adjusting the volume. I tried adjusting the balance on the advanced an the PC Speaker button is gray and wont move. I hope its not a hardware problem how did it happen and how can it get fixed?
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Re: MY laptop speakers (internal ones) have broken
Go into systems and see if there is a yellow exclamation point on the soundcard if so just update the drivers.
Also go into the control panel and check to see what the output hardware is.
Usually it's a setting if both the headphones and the speakers dont' work then it's just a matter of somthing to do with the software.
I've never heard anyone blowing their computer speakers plus if the headphones don't work then it's definatly a setting that got changed.
I have a feeling it's in the properties of sound and the output is not correct or it is empty.
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There was a problem with the internal speakers with this model. Firstly, try a pair of external speakers plugged into the sound port, if these work , the issue lies with the internal ones.
If there is no sound through the external speakers, check that you have the sound driver installed, that the volume is set using the FN and F keys and that the sound icon on the desktop bar does not have a x through it indicating it is disabled.
You can download an updated sound driver from the Dell site, although i think Windows 7 comes with its own sound driver for this.
If the problem points to the internal speakers, you have a few choices: Return the laptop to Dell under warranty (if it is under warranty) Try to obtain a set of internal speakers and replace these Takr the laptop to a computer shop and get them to check the internal speakers and repair if necessary
Most likely, if the LED is still functioning on the speaker, then an internal connection has simply come loose. If you use a screwdriver to remove the woofer (the large speaker) you will gain access to the inside. You should be able to both easily see the loose connection and reach it to plug it back in.
A little less likely, but also possible is that a part of the internal circuitry is broken. But, usually in those cases, the light stops working as well.
I have a 700m, so I'm real familiar with the system. I see one of 2 possibilities. The headphone jack has a switch that disables the on-board speakers, if that is stuck or broken, then the jack/switch must be replaced. (Big hassle)
The other is easier to troubleshoot, then connection from the speakers to the MB goes through the Right hinge cover. Take the hinge cover off, check for broken wires (I has one, ***** to splice too)
It sounds like the audio jack itself has internal damage. Depending on how it is mounted on your laptop case, or possibly on an internal circuit board inside the laptop; it might be possible to repair the jack or replace with a new 1/8" audio jack. Some soldering skill may be required after disassembling the laptop and getting access to the jack.
hmm sounds like a broken speakers, or try to loke at the setings for the speakers control and see if the balans is right in center.. hope it work's. if not writh again and i will loke forward on the problem. Ty
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