headphone will not work when I plug them into

February 5, 2011 at 15:34:23
Specs: Windows 7
Johnwassel February 5, 2011 at 07:42:37 Pacific
Windows 7

I have an HP Elitebook, 2340. Came with XP and I installed Window 7 as my OS. The everything is brilliant except for the headphone jack. How do I get this devise to play sound, thanks. JW

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February 5, 2011 at 20:36:50
Did you go to the Control Panel - Sound - Click Head Phones - Properties
- At the bottom does it say = use this devise (enable)
If you have to select enable than click APPLY

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February 5, 2011 at 21:36:16
i did and there is nothing with the word headphone and jack, or anything other the "sound High Definition Sound. Is ther any way i can search this? Like in run or search. I tried searching headphones and window 7 gives me nothing!

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February 6, 2011 at 11:11:22
You can go to the Control Panel - System - Device Manager -
Sounds Video and Game Controler - properties - To see if this device is working
You may need to update your sound drivers but first do this.

Start - Control Panel - Sound - Playback Tab - On this new page put your
cursor on an empty place and right click it - Put a check mark for -
Show disconnected devices.
If your head phones show up, click it and go to properties and enable it.

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