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Windows 7 - Sounds coming out of built-in pc speaker but NOT out of headphone jacks (front or rear)

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I am unable to hear anything coming out of my headphone jacks in the front or rear of my pc.  
I can hear sound out of my pc speaker (cd's, mp3's and windows system sounds).
How can I fix this?
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by:helpfinder
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try connect your headphone into rear jack and in Control panel>Sound in Playback tab choose Headphones and check the situation.
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by:brothertruffle880
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This is all I have.  No headphones anywhere.

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jusf tor the record - your jack connectors on desktop have different color and you are using the one with green color, right?
if you try to click another speakers option in your list and click Set Default and then Apply. Test sound afterwards
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by:brothertruffle880
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Yup.  I tried the green color and it also has a picture of a headphone.  Same in the front of pc.
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if you try to click another speakers option in your list and click Set Default and then Apply. Test sound afterwards
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