Front headphone jack has stopped working

By necro987
Jun 18, 2009
  1. Ok so im playing wow and all of a sudden my sound goes off and i cant hear music or anything so i minimized and unplugged my headphones and plugged em back in..still no sound. I unplugged them and restarted my computer and they still dont work. I rly need help with this it happens often with my computors for some reason :(.

    Computor specs:
    HP a6763w Desktop

    Operating System - Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium with SP1

    Processor - AMD® Phenom 9150e X4 Processor
    Processor Speed - 1.8 GHz
    Bus Speed - 2000 MHz Hyper Transport 1.0

    Memory - 7168MB PC2-6400 DDR2 SDRAM

    Video Graphics - Integrated GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 graphics

    Hard Drive - 640GB (7200RPM) Hard Drive (SATA)

    Optical Drive - SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology
    Card Reader - 15-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader (SD, MMC, RS-MMC, MS, MS Pro/Duo, Pro Duo, SM, xD, mini SD, CF I/II, MD, MMC Mobile, MMC+

    Audio - ALC888S chipset, High Definition Surround Sound Capable, 7.1 channels

    Network - 10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45)

    Keyboard - HP multimedia keyboard

    Mouse - HP PS/2 optical mouse

    Headphones:Cyber AC-9620 Gaming Headset

    I have the latest drivers for everything and its definantly the jack thats not working because i tried the headset on another computer and it works :(

    ****just found out if i go to speakers and hit test i can hear the test sound but i cant hear anything else

    ******Ummm when the jack isnt all the way in but 1 notch from being all the way in i can hear fine....
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    Reinstall the sound drivers
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