Connecting Desktop Speakers to a Laptop Tags: Laptops Speakers Desktops Last response: December 20, 2012 2:03 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share kandeekane December 20, 2012 11:43:33 AM I plugged in desktop speakers to my laptop and they do not work. Any reason why? Headphones work fine but no sound from the speakers. Thanx. More about : connecting desktop speakers laptop | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to kandeekane Register or log in to remove alvine Laptop Expert December 20, 2012 11:52:15 AM make sure the speakers are powered on and the volume is not turned down...test them with your ipod..make sure you are connecting the green speaker cable to your headphone jack and not your mic jack | Report abuse Reply to alvine wanderer11 December 20, 2012 11:59:21 AM You might have to go into control panel and change the default sound device to the speakers. | Report abuse Reply to wanderer11 ittimjones December 20, 2012 12:16:08 PM or the speakers are busted | Report abuse Reply to ittimjones Related ressources Connecting Desktop Speakers to a Laptop - Forum I have a desktop connected to speakers and a laptop both are in a network can i - Forum Connecting my laptop to monitor and then to speakers - Forum Connecting laptop to tv?? - Forum Looking for a reliable laptop to replace my desktop - Forum Ask the community Publish wanderer11 December 20, 2012 12:20:38 PM or the headphone port is broken. | Report abuse Reply to wanderer11 kandeekane December 20, 2012 1:59:20 PM speakers are brand new. | Report abuse Reply to kandeekane kandeekane December 20, 2012 2:01:52 PM If you are not even going to offer REAL advice then stop posting ignorant responses. How can the headphone port be broken when the headphones work? | Report abuse Reply to kandeekane kandeekane December 20, 2012 2:03:04 PM I'm done. I will go somewhere else where there are actual mature people willing to help and offer advice. | Report abuse Reply to kandeekane Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Connecting Desktop Speakers to a Laptop> Related ressources: ForumNo sound from Laptop built in speakers ForumWhy wont my desktop pc connect to the monitor? ForumLaptop power cable causing weird noise through speakers ForumCan i connect my laptop to a powered speaker/s ?? ForumDesktop to Laptop Conversion/Migration ForumHome-built desktop or pre-built laptop ? ForumConnecting a laptop to a desktop ? ForumHow i get net to desktop by connecting to laptop Forum[Solved] Connecting a Laptop Hard disk directly to Desktop (SATA) ForumGaming laptop under 1000 ForumLight gaming laptop for my son ForumNew Laptop for the In-laws...halp! ForumDisk drive access indicator turns off and laptop freezes ForumMSI 15" gaming laptop. Which one? ForumLaptop Battery rebuild More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !