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Headphone/Front Jack Audio w/ Realtek HD Audio

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#1 Wartz


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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:59 PM

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Hello BleepingComputer


I just upgraded my computer a few days ago, and I am having problems with the Front Jack Audio/Headphone.


Normally, I set my Headphone to run simultaneous with my Speaker with Realtek HD audi/Stereo Nix (Disable Front Jack Detection and vice versa), and I could change the volume on both devices separately.

But since I changed the motherboard, when I have realtek installed, it doesn't have the Headphone setting in Sound/Playback.

The headphone work perfectly, but its linked to the Speaker's volume, which is really annoying.

Also, the Realtek layout changed from the last one I got, and doesn't have the "Disable Front Jack Detection" option.

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So far, I have tired..
Installing an older version of Realtek driver;

Changing the audio setting in the BIOs (HD or AC97)

Changing the audio connector on the MOBO (Hd or AC97)
Tried multiple compinations with Realtek HD audio manager settings.

Cleaned every plugs/jacks related on that.


So far, I couldn't been able to get the Headphone tag at all when Realtek is installed.


Thanks !



Here's my spec:


Audio: Realtek ALC887 (MOBO default)

CPU: Intel Core i&-3770k 3.50Hz

RAM: 2x 8 GB DDR3 Corsair

GPU: Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX+ 512 MB

OS : Windows 7 Ultimate 64x


Current Audio Driver: Realtek HD Audio R2.73 v6.0.1.676

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#2 TsVk!


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Posted 13 January 2014 - 12:13 AM

could try ....


Control Pane>View by category>Hardware and Sound>Manage Audio Devices>(select device)>configure


It's  a long shot, I know. Just putting it out there.

#3 Wartz

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Posted 13 January 2014 - 12:58 AM

It goes to "Sound/Playback/Recording", and I can't seem to find anything to do here,


Thanks anyway !

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