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White audio out port not working Properly

The speaker itself works. I've used other speakers on my computer which also work with no problem, on the subwoofer the white audio out seems to be faulty. Once in a while if I wiggle the cord, the sound comes out at the correct volume. I've tried other cords on the subwoofer as well. It seems that for whatever reason the plug isn't connecting enough to get full sound. The sound that I do get from the white port is very quiet. Is there a way I can fix this?

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try swapping the speakers around if the problem still persists either the speaker is faulty
the speakers plug/outlet is usually at the back of the computer you will have to open up the computer to check the lead attached to the rear of the input plug make sure the connection is good
be sure to wear an anti static earth strap before touching anything inside your computer
try cleaning your computer of dust using a fine air blower from a compressor making VERY sure that there is no MOISTURE in the air line specifically around the CPU central processing unit and your sound card dust causes static to build up in a computer causing it to overheat any many other problems
hope this helps

Posted on Jun 09, 2011

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2. Sound Diagnosis refer this photo
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Refer to this image below. From your speaker the 3.5mm jack should be plugged at back of I/O ports LINE OUT.
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