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MY laptop speakers (internal ones) have broken

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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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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    ItWillBoK Dec 26, 2008

    By the way if that does not help let us know what version of windows you are running and we will be able to give you step by step instructions to assist you in changing any settings.

    But for the most part if you know where your control panel is you just have to go into that and into Sound there at the top is each setting that has to do with your soundcard.

    Also if you have a volume on your laptop such as a key that needs to turn it up and down.

    At anyrate if you do need more assistance do not hesitate to ask.

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