Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Head phone don't work

  1. #1

    Head phone don't work

    Just notised that my head phones do not work anymore when I plug them in with windows 8
    Something else that is giving me problems

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Do you mean it doesn't *automatically* use the headphones? You have to go into the sound properties and select the correct playback device.

    You may be used to it automatically working, but the default driver Microsoft installs does not sense when you insert headphones (this was the case in 7 as well). You have to install the manufacturers HD Audio driver to get this functionality to work automatically.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Head phone don't work
Related Threads
OK! This all started Sunday morning, 5 days now of trying everything I've read, I'm throwing in the hat to you fine folks :cry:. I have a Gateway desktop SX2110G with a D1F-AD mobo. My HD is ST5000DM002-1BD142 500GB, AMD Radeon HD 7310 Graphics, and 4GB DDR3 memory. I hit the power button and...
if install win 8.0 pro in VM like Parallels or VmWare in PC win 7 or a Mac,... win 8.0 phone emulator should work? yes, emulators work in VM No neither PC nor Mac, only Phone App build should work. Neither build nor emulator work
BSOD, gun getting closer to my head in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
* Copied this from General Forum as having taken a closer look, seems like the place to put it, also attached files for perusal. * So, I bought a new laptop on the 3rd Feb 2013, took it home, fired it up and constantly got SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION errors, which caused my computer to restart,...
Hi all, new guy here and I'd appreciate some help or advice. I recently purchased a new Dell Inspiron 17R that came with Windows 8. While the laptop is fine and is actually more than I need, all is not well with the Windows 8 operating system. I'm an old guy but have been using PCs for 25...
A bit of an unfair comparison, a beta versus iOS. Nonethless intersesting. Windows 8 Consumer Preview Tablet Vs. iPad 2 Running iOS 5 - Head To Head Feature Comparison | Redmond Pie
Last year when steven fry reached 1 million twitter followers he created this spoof video: YouTube - Twillionth Near the end he mentions that you should give Windows 8 a miss. Taking all bets. :p
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook