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My speakers work but my headphone jack won't

I have a Dell 2400 using Windows XP

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  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    My speakers work but my headphone jack won't"

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    I have a headphone and mic. plug in the front of my computer. Usually when I plug my headset in the sound driver (SoundMAX) recognizes this and turns off my main speakers. However, it does not recognize my headset anymore.

  • Lauren R May 22, 2009

    My speakers on my computer work but when i plug my headphones in and turn the speakers down all i can hear from my headphones is static from the computer..

    Can Anyone Help??

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The Solutions that will mostly work :

1) Go to sleep mode - wake up ! - tada !! the headphone jack will work again .. I know it sounds crazy.. i had the same problem.. (ie speakers onboard worked while headphones jack didnt work) usually restarting solves any problem, but this time even a restart did not worked while putting the laptop on standby(sleep) mode and waking it up worked !!

2) If the above does not work, uninstall the sound drivers from device manager - restart the computer - then let windows detect appropriate drivers by itself. Sometimes the Sigmatel drivers(which are provided by manufacturer) do not work well compared to windows vista's HD sound drivers. May solve the issue... Do not worry doing this, in the worst scenario you can always download and reinstall the dell drivers from dell support page.

Please update on sutarianiral@gmail.com if the problem gets solved..

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Mate i cant belive that this was a stupid problem, i mean w t f?

Thanks so much dude, i thought that my jack is broken, solved it with your sleep mode xD

Posted on Jan 26, 2013

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    aleksanda608 Jan 26, 2013

    mate i cant belive that this was a stupid problem, i mean w t f?

    Thanks so much dude, i thought that my jack is broken, solved it with your sleep mode xD

  • rrrr May 03, 2013

    dude i dont know you but thaks this solve it

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