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No sound from monitor

Can't get sound coming from my monitor speakers?? it only comes out of the stand speakers which are not part of the computer? thanks claire

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Re: No sound from monitor

Check settings on the actual monitor or right bottom corner of your screen double click on a little speaker and check its not on mute or set down.

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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I want to make my monitor speakers play sound

Make sure that you have the cable plugged into the monitor and going to the computer if there is one. Some older model monitors operated that way.

Click Start/Control Panel and check your Audio/Sound properties to make sure the drivers are ok. Look for either sound or audio or device manager under the control panel.

Does the sound work for external speakers? Does the sound work for a headphone? Did the computer and monitor come together when you purchased it?

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Although some monitors have built in speakers, most people have stand alone speakers. If the old monitor had built in speakers and now it is unplugged you won't hear sound. Even if the speaker cable is still plugged into the sound output on the back of your computer, the monitor must be plugged into an electrical outlet to have power.

I'd recommend buying a new set of external speakers if this is the situation.

If you never had speakers built into the monitor then normally changing monitors would make no difference whatever. The only explanation that makes sense under those conditions is that in the process of replacing the monitor, you dislodged the speaker jack from the sound output on the back of the computer.

Make sure your external speakers have electrical power plugged in, the power is on (green light on at least one speaker lights up) and the volume on the speakers is at least half way up.

Unplug the speaker from whatever hole it is plugged into and plug it firmly back in and test sound.

If still no sound other than some static on the speakers, try every single hole on the back of the computer that the jack will fit properly and test for sound.

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It doesn't come with speakers. see for yourself here.

If you want external speakers, connect the speakers to the back of the computer. the port will be a small, round green hole. to connect 2 speakers, you need a 3.5mm splitter.

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There is no sound coming from my computer on either my monitor or desktop speakers. I have checked my volume controls in all of the panels and they are up but I still have no sound.

The things you should do:
1- Make sure your speakers are on( properly connected to power supply).there should be a LED indicator ON
2- Make sure the cable coming out of your speakers or monitor ( Mini plug connector) is properly connected to the audio out jack in your computer.

Before continue:
In order to be sure all is ok, unplug the mentioned mini plug in touch the end of the plug with your finger, if step 1 is ok, you should hear a noise coming from your speaker, set the volume control in your speakers to an apropiate level, (don't forget to plug in it again).
Is everything ok ? if yes, continue:

3- In the volume controls in windows:

The left most control is the master make sure the checkbox ( Mute all) is not checked, the same apply to the one labeled wave( this one reproduce the sounds stored in your PC and the ones coming from the mic, if you are using one).
Note: to use the mic you wil have to clear the corresponding checkbox.
If this doesn't solve your problem you will have to check for the audio drivers.
Let me know if you are still having problems.

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Please see that you have not muted the sound device;

First check whether your speakers are on monitor (builtin) Or System Builtin;
No got Control panel Select> Sound Speech and audio devices>Sound and audio devices>See the audio tab.

Else you may see in the device manager that you have installed drivers or no;

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Did you get this directly from Dell, or from a third party. Dell would have shipped you speakers with it, or a monitor with speakers built-in. Purchased from a third-party you might just get the box itself.

If you have a monitor with speakers, you still have to connect the sound output from the box to the monitor.

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