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Acer 5354 internal speaker not working

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a b D Laptop
January 29, 2013 1:57:43 PM
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Hello... Check your Bios setting for a disabled device/Sound chip.
January 29, 2013 2:03:33 PM

where is bios? It was working before being shipped to me by a friend.
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a b D Laptop
January 29, 2013 2:05:23 PM

Right Click on the speaker icon in the taskbar and goto playback devices. If the standard is set to hdmi or any other, change it to speaker.
January 29, 2013 2:27:49 PM

Did that, and it was set to"Speakers" already. I am wondering if it has something to do with being shipped. The speaker was working before hand at my friend's house. Thanks!
January 29, 2013 2:34:07 PM

Actually it is an Acer 5253 with Windows 7
a b D Laptop
January 29, 2013 2:36:08 PM

Hello... have you tried plugging in some headphones to determine this? ( speaker broken ).
January 29, 2013 2:40:50 PM

yes the headphone jack works
January 29, 2013 2:47:04 PM

Is the internal speaker connected with a clip or soldered connections? anything a novice can do by opening up the laptop case?
a b D Laptop
January 29, 2013 2:47:29 PM

Hello... then it is possible wiring has come loose during shipping.
January 29, 2013 2:58:25 PM

Would this be wiring that is soldered or clipped? any available tutorials to show how to access the speaker wiring?
January 29, 2013 3:00:05 PM

Why would the install program recognize the speaker and install drivers if it isn't connected?
a b D Laptop
January 29, 2013 3:03:52 PM

hello... all drivers do is detect and communicate to the chips and operating Systems... They don't communcate with things like speakers/headphones... those are called passive devices.
a b D Laptop
February 1, 2013 1:40:50 PM

Hi, the connector for the speakers is under the keyboard, it is a plug in connector with wires.
February 1, 2013 1:49:59 PM

Thanks! I found the speaker and connection and it seemed fine. Guess I can order a speaker and try replacing.
Still no sound from internal speaker but works with headphone jack.
a b D Laptop
February 1, 2013 1:58:06 PM

The problem could be from the headphone jack, with some music try connecting slowly the headphone to see if some sound will come momentary from the speakers.
February 1, 2013 2:06:15 PM

Tried that already and no sound from speaker.
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February 23, 2013 6:18:31 PM

Best answer selected by Brett928S2.
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a c 248 D Laptop
February 23, 2013 6:18:41 PM

Hi :) 

CLOSING due to age... but please start another thread if you are still having problems , which I will answer promptly...

All the best Brett :) 
!