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Problem With Connecting External Speakers To Lap Top


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#1 bugsrevenge

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Posted 18 October 2007 - 07:58 PM

Hi, I have a Acer Aspire 3050 1908 Lap top with Windows XP
I can hear music from the laptop speakers but when I plug in my little PC speakers they aren't picking up the sound. The speakers are OK, I used them with my portable DVD player. Is there a setting I can change? I'm a little baffled since the speakers are usually plug an play.

Thanks In advance,
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Posted 19 October 2007 - 06:56 PM

Are u plugging them into the headphone jack or the line out?

You should make sure that you are using the correct jack first of all.
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Posted 19 October 2007 - 10:42 PM

You'll probably need to find the correct output setting in the Properties for your sound. On my Compaq with XP, I right-click on the speaker icon on the taskbar and choose Adjust Audio Properties. There's an Advanced button in the Speaker Settings section. It will be a bit different on different systems. We had the same thing a you have on a friend's Asus with Vista - a few months ago so I forget exactly but the requirement was the same, change the output setting in the sound properties.

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