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Connecting Desktop Speakers to a Laptop

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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.
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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
December 20, 2012 11:59:21 AM

You might have to go into control panel and change the default sound device to the speakers.
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December 20, 2012 12:16:08 PM

or the speakers are busted
December 20, 2012 12:20:38 PM

or the headphone port is broken.
December 20, 2012 1:59:20 PM

speakers are brand new.
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?
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.
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