One channel onboard sound?

By Supra
Feb 27, 2004
  1. I recently purchased a new MSI K7T Turbo motherboard for a pc for my younger siblings. I set it up with Win98SE(fully updated) and got all the latest drivers from MSI website . When I went to use anything with audio only the left channel puts out sound. I know the speakers are good and ive made sure the their plugged in all the way. All audio sliders are in the middle in the volume control menu. There is a BIOS update but ive never heard of an audio problem being fixed by a BIOS update. I'm thinking the actual sound hardware is bad and if thats the case I might RMA the board if I cant find a cheap sound card for less than $10

    System specs:
    Duron 750
    MSI K7T Turbo
    196MB RAM(3 64MB simms)
    Creative FireGL 1000 Pro
    AC'97 onboard sound
  2. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,377

    One of the contacts in the audio jack might not be making contact with the plug.
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