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External Speakers stopped working after installing leopard

I have a Macbook Pro. After installing 10.5, then upgrading to 10.5.6, my external speakers stopped working. System prefs do not recognize that any external speakers are installed. System Profiler does not see them. Have ran utilities. First Aid. The speakers still work on another audio system. Apple says it's a hardware problem, but after googling this, leopard has messed up many external apps. Does anyone know how to fix? Apple Support is useless. There is no red light coming from the port. Yes, internal speakers work, but they are not great for music, etc.
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  • sherri_songe Feb 04, 2009

    I have a mac, not a pc. So control panel/windows comments don't apply. But thanks. I did check system profiler to learn that I have an Intel High Definition Audio soundcard installed; I cannot find any related download links for this product. Apple doesn't have anything either. Even if it did, I'm not sure this is the way to go because I do have sound; my internal speakers work. So it makes sense that the soundcard is okay for that; somehow Leopard software doesn't communicate with the external speaker port. Anyone have any more ideas? I'd be very grateful. Thanks!

  • cbloom Feb 14, 2009

    I have the same issue. My external speakers aren't recognized now. This blows. 

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    having the same issue with my brand new macbook. wondering if you have found a solution

  • gezzacon Feb 26, 2009

    My new MacBook Pro won't load Classic 9, so I can't view or edit some pix I have from my previous G4 power tower. Damn.

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Go to control panel and find out what brand and modile your sound card is ten go to the manifactures website and download the drivers for that sound card but note unistall the sound card from the device manager first then once you have the drivers downloaded restart your computer and let windows find the driver for you if it says it cant find the driver install it manualy from the location of wich you saved that driver software you downloaded and the problem should fix itself

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