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Speakers not working

I have a hp compaq computer(desktop) with the speakers inside the moniter and there is no sound. I checked volume and everthing. I troubleshooted the sound and still nothing.

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  • babybootoya2 Feb 27, 2009

    when i tried to hook up my speakers it didn't work

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Hi,
Your problem is prevalent anywhere , whosever around the world,,, you had tried everything but nothing happened? Well , the porblem is internal....if you are a hobbyist, you may open your monitor and try checking the circuits where the speaker is being located, check for loose solder. busted wiring , or the speaker itself, maybe one of the wires is cut or dislocated. Word of wisdom,,, bring your monitor at nearby electronic shops if you wish spend a little of your savings. This way you may out of electric shocks if you do it after all. Leave it to the experts....good luck

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