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Front panel audio not working with Realtek

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by distanthawk, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. distanthawk New Member

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    I just put together a computer for the first time and the computer runs beautifully.

    Antec P150 case
    ECS 945P-A motherboard
    Pentium D 920
    2 Gigs memory
    Nividia 6700 GT video card
    160 Gig SATA drive

    I am very happy with my computer, however, 2 little parts are not working.:( The front panel headphone and mic are not working.

    I have tried:

    -using the 10 pin connector

    -hooking up the wires individually in various combinations

    -used Realtek drivers from mother board CD

    -removed windows XP update drivers

    -installed updated drivers from Realtek

    Then I contacted Realtek and Antec.

    RealTek says "front panel connections must be High Definition, check with case manufacturer"

    Case Manufacturer Antec says "none of our cases have High Definition audio"

    note:

    - have checked my BIOS and Audio is enabled

    - the rear panel audio jacks work perfectly

    What can I do to fix this?

    Can I buy High Definition cables to replace mine?


    thanks for any help you can provide
     
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  2. Satchmo New Member

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    high definition analogue 2.5mm speaker wire jacks? are they retarded theyre all the same thing, check your motherboard manual and make sure the J### plugs are set up right. if u already checked, then double check.
     
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  3. distanthawk New Member

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    ya, I thought that they were BSing me.

    I have spent more than 8 hours on this already, and have tried several combinations on the wires. I need to sleep on this.
     
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  4. shadowfly New Member

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    i have the same problem
    i updated my BIOS and it suddenly does not work.
    i never touched anything inside the computer.
    same as the above, audio works perfectly ony the front side audio is dead
    , the USB next to it works just fine tough. i cannot find the audio settings
    or hardware anywere at all. can i flash my bios back to it's old state or is that possible pc murder?
    the only think we have in common however is that i have a 160 gig sataII.
    for the rest the machines are completly different
     
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