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Acer Aspire 3680 - No headphone sound

I get no sound from SPDIF port. Seems like a common problem listed here on your webiste. Tried the listed solution (standby and boot on), tried jiggling the port, opened computers bottom and tried jiggling different components. Sometimes sound comes on and lasts several hours and sometimes just disappears.

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  • k1ahmed Jan 23, 2008

    i don't get the option of digital and analog in Control Panel, sound devices. In RealTek Audio, I have the option and digital is on

  • k1ahmed Jan 25, 2008

    As suggested somewhere else in this forum, putting laptop to "Standby" mode for a minute and then powering it back on works.. so far. After research on net, this seems to be a common problem with Aspire 3680. I really couldn't find anywhere in control panel / sounds and audio device any option of adjusting the digital out frequency.

  • willtato Apr 22, 2008

    Same prob, same prob, exact same. Only solution is the "standby" one and I might add to wait a moment after standby before going active again. Also probably wise to shut down the program you were trying to use before standby and then reopen after.

  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    No headphone sound

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I have had the same problem with my acer aspire 3680. I have been trying different things, and have found one thing that works for me. When I shut the computer down I unplug my speakers first. When I start the computer I wait until the computer starts completely then I plug my speakers in. This has been working for about a week for me with no headphone jack problems at all. Hope this helps someone.

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I have a acer aspire 3680 that has no sound. My labtop crashed and had to put xp on it when it orginally had vista. I know i need some software for it probably, any good ideas

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I have the same laptop and had the same problem.
the magic word is XP sp3. this will fix the problem!

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Go in sound options control pnael and tell sound card digital output ok not anlog like your on now rate this also fix ya if it worked

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    what about windos main sound program adjust it in there and output at 48000 klhz digital out

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    nick helpap Jan 25, 2008

    were is segnal going to sterio digital inn ?

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    nick helpap Jan 25, 2008

    might wann buy creative x fi notebook card willl do it all alot easyer with rates and the works

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I soleve the problem on a 3680 with XP, (sorry for my english). I try a lot of difrent solutions and none worked. when he was resigned, I remembered that I had a driver saved on my usb, install it and it worked perfect! The driver was Audio_Reltek_v5.10.1.5423_Vistax86

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Go to www.acer.com, look for the Support link, then find Drivers and Downloads. You'll need to select your specific laptop, which will give you a list of drivers (look for Realtek audio device). Make sure that XP is selected as the operating system, as drivers can change from one OS to another. You might find several drivers that are newer or missing there, too.

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