Posted on 2007-03-22
I installed a soundcard (Creative X-FI Xtreme Music) on my computer the other day. Before that, I was using an onboard soundcard. And am now using 5.1 speakers.
However, today while i was doing some work, i decided rather then turn on the 5.1s, I'd just use the speakers built into the monitor.
So i took the audio cable from the monitor and connected it to the FRONT of the PC. where I have a memory card reader, which happens to have a socket where you can attach a MIC, or speakers (also has a USB and Firewire port). But when i connected it, i got no sound.
The card reader came with the PC...I have opened it up, and there is no indication of what make it is. The only things on there are a serial number and a sticker that says "CRI350".
Have also unplugged the cables going into the 5.1 speakers, but this has made no difference
Now, has this happened as I am no longer running an onboard card? If so, what would one do if they had the creative card in their PC, and THEN brought the memory card reader...would they be unable to get sound out of the reader too?