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Sound plays through both headphones and speakers


amg

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#1
I have looked for hours over the Internet for my problem but I have not found a solution. Sound plays through both the headphones and speakers when I have the headphones plugged in. I want the audio to play only through the headphones when I have them plugged in. When I check my playback devices: http://i.imgur.com/WUhT1UF.png when the headphones are plugged in or not. When I disable the device no audio comes from the laptop. It says my Realtek HD Audio is up to date http://i.imgur.com/cSDUQFv.png. I am using Windows 8.1, 64-bit. Is there anyway to get the sound to only play through the headphones when I have them plugged in.
 
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    Microsoft Windows 8.1/Corporation 64 bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Hewlett-Packard
    CPU
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz
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    HP 15 Notebook PC
    Memory
    4 GB RAM, 3.89 GB physical memory, 4.96 GB virtual memory
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    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
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fireberd

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#2
The Realtek HD Audio Manager, has options for either muting the speakers when a headset is plugged in or to not mute them.

Device Advanced Settings.JPG
 

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    Win 10
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    Home Built
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    i7 6700K
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    ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero
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    16 Gb G Skill TridentZ DDR4 3400
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    Intel (i7 CPU)
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    RealTek Integrated
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amg

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The Realtek HD Audio Manager, has options for either muting the speakers when a headset is plugged in or to not mute them.

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What window is that? How do you get there? Searching "Device advanced settings" on my computer doesn't bring up anything and neither does "Realtek HD Audio Manager
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Microsoft Windows 8.1/Corporation 64 bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Hewlett-Packard
    CPU
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz
    Motherboard
    HP 15 Notebook PC
    Memory
    4 GB RAM, 3.89 GB physical memory, 4.96 GB virtual memory
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
    Sound Card
    CyberLink WebCam Virtual Driver, Intel(R) Display Audio, Realtek HD Audio, Screaming Bee Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Generic PnP Monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366 x 768
    Hard Drives
    C: Local Fixed Disk 446.4 GB
    D: Local Fixed Disk 18.58 GB
    E: CD-ROM Disc
    PSU
    No access to that
    Case
    ?
    Cooling
    ?
    Keyboard
    ?
    Mouse
    Trackpad ?
    Internet Speed
    download speed: 30.42 Mbps, upload speed: 26.76 Mbps (A-)
    Browser
    Google Chrome
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fireberd

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#4
The Realtek HD Audio Manager is on most PC's. There are a very few that came from PC manufactures with it disabled. On those, upgrading using the drivers direct from Realtek, usually adds it. Realtek

The Realtek HD Audio Manager is located in the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound. My Win 8.1 has been upgraded to Win 10 so I can't point you directly on how to access it.

This is what the Realtek HD Audio Manager looks like. The Device Advance Settings is where you access the speaker controls.
Realtek HD Audio Manager.JPG
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home Built
    CPU
    i7 6700K
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero
    Memory
    16 Gb G Skill TridentZ DDR4 3400
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel (i7 CPU)
    Sound Card
    RealTek Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" Dell SE2717HR
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    500GB Samsung 850 SSD, 3TB for backups
    PSU
    EVGA Supernova 750 G2
    Case
    BeQuiet Silent Base 600
    Cooling
    Deepcool Captain 120EX
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Wireless
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    Logitech wireless
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    Cable - 100MB Downlink
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amg

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#5

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Microsoft Windows 8.1/Corporation 64 bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Hewlett-Packard
    CPU
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz
    Motherboard
    HP 15 Notebook PC
    Memory
    4 GB RAM, 3.89 GB physical memory, 4.96 GB virtual memory
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
    Sound Card
    CyberLink WebCam Virtual Driver, Intel(R) Display Audio, Realtek HD Audio, Screaming Bee Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Generic PnP Monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366 x 768
    Hard Drives
    C: Local Fixed Disk 446.4 GB
    D: Local Fixed Disk 18.58 GB
    E: CD-ROM Disc
    PSU
    No access to that
    Case
    ?
    Cooling
    ?
    Keyboard
    ?
    Mouse
    Trackpad ?
    Internet Speed
    download speed: 30.42 Mbps, upload speed: 26.76 Mbps (A-)
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    CCleaner, Anti Malware Bytes
    Other Info
    I am not 100% sure I am answering the right questions

fireberd

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#6

My Computer

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    Win 10
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    Home Built
    CPU
    i7 6700K
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero
    Memory
    16 Gb G Skill TridentZ DDR4 3400
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel (i7 CPU)
    Sound Card
    RealTek Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" Dell SE2717HR
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    500GB Samsung 850 SSD, 3TB for backups
    PSU
    EVGA Supernova 750 G2
    Case
    BeQuiet Silent Base 600
    Cooling
    Deepcool Captain 120EX
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Wireless
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Internet Speed
    Cable - 100MB Downlink
    Browser
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    Microsoft
    Other Info
    Sonar Platinum 64 bit recording studio software with MOTU 896Mk3 Hybrid recording interface unit.

amg

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Microsoft Windows 8.1/Corporation 64 bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Hewlett-Packard
    CPU
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz
    Motherboard
    HP 15 Notebook PC
    Memory
    4 GB RAM, 3.89 GB physical memory, 4.96 GB virtual memory
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
    Sound Card
    CyberLink WebCam Virtual Driver, Intel(R) Display Audio, Realtek HD Audio, Screaming Bee Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Generic PnP Monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366 x 768
    Hard Drives
    C: Local Fixed Disk 446.4 GB
    D: Local Fixed Disk 18.58 GB
    E: CD-ROM Disc
    PSU
    No access to that
    Case
    ?
    Cooling
    ?
    Keyboard
    ?
    Mouse
    Trackpad ?
    Internet Speed
    download speed: 30.42 Mbps, upload speed: 26.76 Mbps (A-)
    Browser
    Google Chrome
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    I am not 100% sure I am answering the right questions

fireberd

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I don't know of another way to manage how the speakers and headphones act. You could contact HP and see if they know. I know Sony disables that function on some of their laptops but have not heard of that being disabled on a HP.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home Built
    CPU
    i7 6700K
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero
    Memory
    16 Gb G Skill TridentZ DDR4 3400
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel (i7 CPU)
    Sound Card
    RealTek Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" Dell SE2717HR
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    500GB Samsung 850 SSD, 3TB for backups
    PSU
    EVGA Supernova 750 G2
    Case
    BeQuiet Silent Base 600
    Cooling
    Deepcool Captain 120EX
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Wireless
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Internet Speed
    Cable - 100MB Downlink
    Browser
    Edge/Firefox
    Antivirus
    Microsoft
    Other Info
    Sonar Platinum 64 bit recording studio software with MOTU 896Mk3 Hybrid recording interface unit.

amg

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I don't know of another way to manage how the speakers and headphones act. You could contact HP and see if they know. I know Sony disables that function on some of their laptops but have not heard of that being disabled on a HP.
Ok, thanks anyways.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Microsoft Windows 8.1/Corporation 64 bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Hewlett-Packard
    CPU
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz
    Motherboard
    HP 15 Notebook PC
    Memory
    4 GB RAM, 3.89 GB physical memory, 4.96 GB virtual memory
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
    Sound Card
    CyberLink WebCam Virtual Driver, Intel(R) Display Audio, Realtek HD Audio, Screaming Bee Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Generic PnP Monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366 x 768
    Hard Drives
    C: Local Fixed Disk 446.4 GB
    D: Local Fixed Disk 18.58 GB
    E: CD-ROM Disc
    PSU
    No access to that
    Case
    ?
    Cooling
    ?
    Keyboard
    ?
    Mouse
    Trackpad ?
    Internet Speed
    download speed: 30.42 Mbps, upload speed: 26.76 Mbps (A-)
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    CCleaner, Anti Malware Bytes
    Other Info
    I am not 100% sure I am answering the right questions