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Old 11-13-2006, 10:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Laptop speakers dont cut off when I plug in headphones.

This is becoming very annoying. I have a laptop, it is an iBuyPower. Its not the headphones im really worried about, but I have desktop speakers plugged into my laptop through the headphone jack, but the crappy on board speakers dont turn off. Nor do they turn off when i use headphones... anybody know what to do to fix this?

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Old 11-13-2006, 11:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like a problem with the jack to me.

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The laptop may have settings for each speaker set individually, open audio properties and check if there is a PC speaker setting or something else that would be onboard speakers. Also, check your control panel, if the utility isn't built into the audio properties, manufacturers might put a separate utility in the control panel.

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