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My acer speakers have a green pointy plug and a usb port. I cant get them to work should I plug them both in or only one?

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Try pluging the plug first try speakers. if it dont work remove plug and insert usb. try speakers. if this fails try both. it will not harm the unit if its wrong .

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Some external speakers will also need to be plugged into a power outlet in the wall or your surge protector.
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From the Windows Start menu, open the Control Panel. Here you will find audio and sound settings.
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Configure your settings.
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You can adjust the volume by using the volume slider on your computer's task bar or using external controls on the speakers or headphones.


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It is my understanding that the USb plug is to power the speakers and the green plug is the traditional plug to put into the sound card itself. Do you get sound if you plug it in like that?

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1. Plug USB into USB port (any)
2. Plug Black speak cable into LIGH GREEN (NOT BLACK) connector
3. You will see a popup window - make sure it is on Front Speaker out
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Reinstalling apps:
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