09-03-2013 09:09 AM
I have a HP Pavilion G6 which has no sound whatsoever. Everything was working fine until I had a jack plugged into the headphone socket, and accidentally trod on the lead. Im fairly sure ive broken the headphone socket, and the laptop thinks headphones are plugged in, so the onboard speaker is not working. Is there some way of disabling the headphone socket so I can just use the onboard speaker until I get the headphone socket replaced?
09-03-2013 12:43 PM
Please try the below steps.
go to control panel --> Sound --> choose your notebook speakers as default.
please let me know if this helped.
09-03-2013 12:51 PM
The two options I have are "Speakers and Headphones" and "Communications Device". "Speakers and Headphones" is selected as the default. Ive toyed around with all the settings in sound and none of it seems to make any difference, as the port switch is enabled to make the system think that headphones are plugged in. So I was wondering if there was some tech way of somehow disabling the headphone port, seeing as its broken anyway lol
09-10-2013 06:30 AM
09-10-2013 09:30 AM
Hiya. Nope, none of this works unfortunately . It was all working perfectly before, but I had an audio jack in the front left headphone socket, and accidentally trod on the jack. I know now the socket is broken, I can see a snap in it. And when I do put headphones in, I have to wiggle the cable around to get sound. But the problem is, the system thinks that headphones are CONSTANTLY plugged in, and has therefore disabled the built in speaker. So I think what I need to do, is somehow either bypass the broken port completely, IDK turn it off in the registry or something? Trouble is, I have absolutely NO idea how I would go about doing that in Windows 8, or what registry entry I'd be looking for! Lol
09-10-2013 10:33 AM - edited 09-10-2013 10:35 AM