Front Panel Audio Jack not working

Posted on 2011-10-06
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
I have a the same problem on 2 diferent desktop PCs, when I plug in headphones or speakers on the front jack of the computer they dont work, its not recognized, as id nothing were plugged in. it does however work on the back panel. both sistems are runing windows 7 and a realteck audio driver
Thanks in advanced
Question by:Diego_Jaen
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    Expert Comment

    Make sure the front panel jacks are connected to the mainboard's audio output.

    Author Comment

    they are conected, thanks
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    Assisted Solution

    Then check in the BIOS, maybe the extra outputs need to be enabled there.
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    Expert Comment

    Within the Realtek audio control panel look to see if you have a "folder" icon in the upper right corner over by where it shows the plug images for the back and front panel. In there if the option for "Disable Front Panel Jack Detection" is checked try unchecking that option.
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    Accepted Solution

    look in the  bios for the audio configuration  it can have a Front panel Audio setting (Asus has)
    see example here :

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