Question about Gateway P-172S Notebook
I have some speakers connected to my laptop but how do I turn them on?
Go to the bottom of your toolbar on the right there is a little icon with a speaker. Right click on that and choose Playback Devices and choose what speakers you want by right clicking and enabling them. Thanks!
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: audio problem
The issue you are facing is due to the incompatability of the audio drivers on the notebook.
Follow the below steps:
Uninstall current audio driver form the notebook.
Then downlod the audio driver from the following link:
After downloading the file please extract the files to a folder on the desktop.
Follow the below steps to install the driver correctly:
1. Click on Start and select Run. Now type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
2. Right click on "Audio device on High Definition Audio Bus" and click Update driver.
3. Select not at this time, click on next and Select "Install from a list or specific location".
4. Click Next. Then select "Don't search, I will choose the driver to install"
5. Click Next and then select "Sound, video and game controller" from the list.
6. Click Next and then click Have Disk.
7. Click Browse, Choose the location where you have saved the extracted folder.
8. Open the folder and choose the .inf file listed.
9. Ignore any errors you receive and proceed with the installation.
Posted on Sep 11, 2008
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*Turn off your Dell laptop.
*Connect speakers to the speaker control box.
The speaker control box varies depending on the speaker system you have.
Two-speaker systems will have a female jack on the back of one speaker that you
plug the other into the second speaker. If your system has a sub-woofer, all of
the other speakers will plug into it. The connecting cords are color-coded to
the jacks on the back of the control box.
*Plug an audio cable into the
"Audio-In" port on the back of the control box. If the audio cable is
color-coded, it will be green.
other end of the audio cable into the headphone jack on your laptop.
speakers' power cord into a surge protector to protect your system from power
surges. *Plug the surge protector
into a wall outlet.
*Turn on your speakers and set the volume at a
medium level. Be prepared to turn the volume up or
down after you turn your laptop on.
*Turn on your laptop and confirm that sound is
coming from your speakers.
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