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USB speakers won't work :(

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
I've had my computer ages and always had USB speakers plugged in for the sound (and it's been fine).
Since moving my computer home and reconnecting everything, my speakers won't work anymore (same speakers as I've always had). They are plugged in by a green jack and USB connection.
I've tried various things like using different USB sockets, looking in the sound options in the Control Menu, but nothing is jumping out at me.

Any ideas?

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Green jack and by USB? Is it the USB that powers them?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Yeah the USB is for power only as far as I can tell
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I know this sounds really stupid, but is there power going to the speakers?

    Are any of the control panel settings muted, are the speakers turned on, and turned up?

    Not much I can say apart from the obvious.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    yeah i have power, the light is on to confirm that.

    and nothing is muted, and all the obvious things seem to be sorted.

    it's bugging me!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Here's something to ponder over...

    After an hour of trying to figure it out i thought "why don't I plug headphones in to see if it's the internal bit that's broken or the actual speakers", so I did.

    Oddly, sound came out the headphones. Now I have removed them, the speakers are fine.

    How did that make them work?! :chin:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    *shakes fist angrily at him*
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Might have been a loose connection in the headphone jack. Come to think of it I had the same issue with a set I bought from Play. Didn't matter though, rabbit ended up chewing them :p
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Here's something to ponder over...

    After an hour of trying to figure it out i thought "why don't I plug headphones in to see if it's the internal bit that's broken or the actual speakers", so I did.

    Oddly, sound came out the headphones. Now I have removed them, the speakers are fine.

    How did that make them work?! :chin:

    Same happened to mine :lol:...:)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Ive seen simple solutions like this happen all the time, its weird sometimes.
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