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Topic # 7311 5-Apr-2006 13:38
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Hi,

99.9% of the time no sound comes out of my notebook speakers.(speakers are not blown and have never been subjected to abuse) 

Works fine using headphones or on lounge stereo system.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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  Reply # 32299 5-Apr-2006 14:15
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My picks in order of likeliness...

bad solder connection somewhere, faulty circuit/ic, faulty software driver









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  Reply # 32305 5-Apr-2006 14:40
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Will check them out, thanks for your response.

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  Reply # 32306 5-Apr-2006 14:45
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You/ll most probably find headset jack is broken, not switching internal speakers on when you unplug headphones.



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  Reply # 32714 10-Apr-2006 16:03
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paradoxsm: You/ll most probably find headset jack is broken, not switching internal speakers on when you unplug headphones.


Will check out the headphone jack tonight.

Thanks

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  Reply # 32755 10-Apr-2006 21:55
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dig72:
paradoxsm: You/ll most probably find headset jack is broken, not switching internal speakers on when you unplug headphones.


Will check out the headphone jack tonight.

Thanks


That would be my first suspicion aswell. Damaged headphone jack.

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  Reply # 32768 11-Apr-2006 01:56
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jpwise:
dig72:
paradoxsm: You/ll most probably find headset jack is broken, not switching internal speakers on when you unplug headphones.


Will check out the headphone jack tonight.

Thanks


That would be my first suspicion aswell. Damaged headphone jack.

Jp.





I'll try and order the phone jack later this week. In the mean time I gotta figure out why the damn laptop won't switch on.

Thanks.

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  Reply # 32770 11-Apr-2006 02:06
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Won't switch on!, Hmmm, doesn't sound good! laptops that won't switch on get thrown straight on trademe as "there is a problem with this wonderful laptop"



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  Reply # 32776 11-Apr-2006 09:32
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paradoxsm: Won't switch on!, Hmmm, doesn't sound good! laptops that won't switch on get thrown straight on trademe as "there is a problem with this wonderful laptop"




Yeah, I'm pretty upset right now. It's amazing how we get so attached and rely so much on computers these days. I feel a little handicapped at the moment.

Just had the LCD Inverter replaced/repaired along with fixing the Startup/RAM problem and now this. Have never been able to have a good run with this laptop. 

I've successfully worked out how to pull this notebook apart, so I'll try to wait and see if anyone in Geekzone is able to help/provide assistance in this time of need before I take it to a service centre.   



Cheers.



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  Reply # 32777 11-Apr-2006 09:36
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paradoxsm: Won't switch on!, Hmmm, doesn't sound good! laptops that won't switch on get thrown straight on trademe as "there is a problem with this wonderful laptop"




Yeah, doesn't sound too good. I'm pretty upset right now. It's amazing how we get so attached and rely so much on computers these days. I feel a little handicapped at the moment.

Just had the LCD Inverter replaced/repaired along with fixing the Startup/RAM problem and now this. Have never been able to have a good run with this laptop. 

I've successfully worked out how to pull this notebook apart, so I'll try to wait and see if anyone in Geekzone is able to help/provide me, with some assistance in this time of need. I'm willing to give anything a go.   



Cheers.

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  Reply # 32790 11-Apr-2006 12:52
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It's hard to know without looking. Yikes, You HAVE had a bad run with this thing!

Try pullling off battery and leving power off for a minute... plug power in without battery.

if no go

Take apart and make sure power connections inside (there's like a section with carbon looking things and thick copper wire that the power plug plugs into)
are seated properly to the main larrge board inside.. reassemble, if still no go, It's porbably shot. (repairable by proffesionals)
 ensure all contacts are clean and power adaptor works.

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  Reply # 33414 19-Apr-2006 18:49
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heya yeah I have the same problem as well but I just use either my headphones or my external speakers




      

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