troubleshooting Question

cannot get headphone/mic port splitter to work with Dell laptop

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I have a Dell Inspiron laptop.  I want to use a mic and external speakers but only have one headphone/mic port.  I found a splitter and when I plug in the mic to the mic port and the external speakers to the headphone port on the splitter and then the other end into the laptop, it does not work.  I can only get the mic to work.  Is this a laptop specific problem or a splitter problem?
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