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XP laptop no longer recognizes any USB speakers, and internal speakers dont work. USB speakers do not appear in the audio controls. the only 'device' listed under Sound Playback is SoundMax Digital Audio, which is the built-in non-working speakers :( all the USB ports work with other kinds of devices, ie laptop coolpad, magicjack phone, etc, and the external speaker 'light' does come on when USB is plugged in. there is no 'new hardware' popup nor default sound when i plug-in any external speaker's USB plug. there are NO conflicts in device manager. ive run the built-in Audio troubleshooting, but nothing changes, and when i attempt to automatically update drivers, it says none available. i also checked services.msc and Windows Audio is enabled & started. the USB speakers worked great before i got a magicjack :S however, magicjack has not been plugged-in at any time while im trying to initiate the speakers. i am really at a loss, as i hav had no sound for over a month now. please, can you help me?

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Nothing wrong with your USB ports. MagicJack has changed your audio and driver settings so it can use the sound system for phone calls. The changes exist whether the Jack device in plugged in or not.
You can confirm the problem by uninstalling MagicJack and reinstalling your sound drivers. Should fix the problem.
You'll probably need to contact the maker of the MagicJack device for a workaround. Might be something specific to your laptop/operating system.

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So if you've tryed multiple brands of speakers, i think this problem is most likely a problem wth the USB port in the thought that it no longer recognizes only speakers. so i wouldd definitely take this to the manufactorer, or a comptuer fixing place near you.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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