no audio speakers but audio from earphones

By podgiekop1
Feb 11, 2007
  1. hi just bought pc for my daughter connected it all up but getting no sound from rear of computer if i plug speakers to front (earphone) of pc they work i think realtek ac97 if thats anything to go on thanks
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Have a thorough read of your mobo manual and you will easily see the problem.

    You will notice there is audio in and out for each channel and that the default setting is the in and out jumpered together for each channel in order for the back panel to work.

    Some front panel audio sockets are switched so that the speakers plugged into the back will shut off when a headphone is plugged into the front, cheaper ones are not switched.

    You will probably need to make or buy 2 Y pieces to allow everything to work properly.
  3. podgiekop1

    podgiekop1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks mate ill check it out
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