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  • risa farro Jan 31, 2010

    my headphones dont work in windows7 they are connected properly, my sound card works fine, help?


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Update to the latest drivers for your sound card and then update the realtek hi-def codecs. Right click on the little speaker icon next to the time and date in task bar, and select "Playback Devices" once you get there you should see speakers and headphones as your sound devices, just change default to headphones and from there once you remove the headphone plug it'll go back speakers being default and vice versa when you plug headphones back into the jack.

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Check whether the sound card drivers has been properly installed, to check the same go to device manager and check the sound card status.
Also check whether you have connected the headphone cables properly. also check whether you have muted the sound.

Revert back for more assistance.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

  • Rajesh Pai
    Rajesh Pai Jan 31, 2010

    If sound card is working fine and cables are connected properly then Check whether the headphone is working or not?

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