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Physically Disabled Speakers, ePSA error message appears on boot.

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#1 Sojourner1981


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Posted 08 August 2014 - 03:44 PM

Dell Optiplex 9010

64 bit

Windows 7 Professional


I work in a library, and I am trying to disable the internal speakers, while allowing access to the headphone jack.  I could not find a way to do this through device manager, driver, or software, so I unplugged the internal speakers.  The result was what I hoped for (internal speakers disabled, while headphones still working).  However, now I am getting an error message everytime I boot up:

" Alert! Cover was previously removed. 
  To continue press F1 key
  To change setup option press F2 key
  To run onboard diagnostics press F5 key"

When i run diagnostics (Dell ePSA Assessment), it just tells me that the speakers are removed.  Is there anyway to tell the system to ignore this message?  Otherwise, I have to press F1 everytime I start up.


If anyone can help, please let me know!



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#2 JohnC_21


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Posted 08 August 2014 - 05:21 PM

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