Use both headphone/speaker jacks [Solved/Closed]

scottyboy - Aug 3, 2009 at 07:23 PM - Latest reply:  DJ SAIF
- Nov 23, 2012 at 12:28 AM

im using a studio 15 with windows 7. I have 2 headphone jacks and when I plug a speaker in each jack it only plays sound through one of the two. I can go to control panel and change the default speaker to switch between the two, but I cant play both at the same time. is there any way I can play sound through both speakers simultaneously?
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Red_of_Fire - Sep 15, 2010 at 05:46 AM
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I've got the front and back audio connectors working simultaniously on my Motherboard (Gigabyte GA-EP35C-DS3R) with Realtec drivers.

Activate the 'Mute the rear output device when a front headphone plugged in' under the advanced settings menu.

Click on Folder Icon next to Analog. Click on the 'Disable Front Panel Jack Detection' button.

I've got both green connectors set to headphone.

Only the 'Speakers' icon is '2nd Output Device' is showing.

It has always worked for me.

Thank you, Red_of_Fire 98

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Thanks Red Fire! The solution worked perfect for me!
Ambucias 55118 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus September 25, 2018 Last seen - Sep 19, 2010 at 05:20 PM
This Red_of_fire is a wizz!
Thanks. Worked !!!
Simple and works. Thank you!
Harshil_B_a - Apr 9, 2010 at 03:00 AM
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Go to sound manager by clicking right on icon of sound on taskbar,
then click on the folder icon.. now you should know what you are supposed to be doing.
*/ I am having windows 7 and realtek audio /*
raghavendra - Sep 9, 2010 at 03:28 AM
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i've connected the headphones to the usb but not able to listen to any songs.. I am using xp service pack 2.. plz can u suggest me regarding
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Hello. I have almoust the same problem........ If I plug in my headphones when there are already pluged my speakers computer dont reciognize the headphones.... If I unplug my speakers and then plug my headphones in the same, headphones works! Microphone works independetly of both.
Can anyone help?
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Guys I Think You Should Buy An Audio Splitter. Which You Can Plug It Into Any Of The Jacks . So When You Connect It .It Splits The Jacks Into 2 So You Can Connec Both The Headphones And Speakers :)
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Thanks Harshil - that's exactly right. Only it takes a while to identify the folder icon above the jacks, and realize that's what you're looking for.
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Me also have the same problem... Pls give us any solution. Thanks