But no. Try these steps. What I've tried that does nothing: Uninstalling all device drivers and reinstalling. Have an audio-technica turntable Have it plugged in but no sound. I can right-click the device and choose "Configure Speakers". Audio not coming from main speakers at all but from headphones. When there is no monitor plugged in, the Speakers are the only audio device available and automatically are set as the default. If I plug the speakers into the "Side", "Rear", or "C/Sub" jacks, then the "Speakers" device will show as plugged in. When I click on it, it runs the audio troubleshooter and determines that no speakers are plugged in. I did clean install on windows 10, the same problem. Main out with RCA cables with a 3.5mm y-adapter plugged into the line-in on the sound card. I have tried: different speakers, different jacks, 4 on the back 1 on the front, updating the audio driver, windows updates, rebooting, and yelling and now I am out of ideas. The problems started in windows 8.1, no sound (there was a red cross in speaker icon with tip "no speakers or headphones are plugged in". Thanks, anne PS If so, where is the volume? This is made simpler if the speaker(s) in question offer 3.5 mm and/or RCA connections (you'll need a 3.5 mm-to-RCA stereo audio cable) to plug into something convenient, such as a smartphone. They are in indeed plugged in. Audio technica at-lp120-usb. No sound through headphones/speakers from Line-In in Sound & Audio Hello, I have a VIA HD on board sound card, with a Behringer Xenyx 1202fx mixer. They were working a couple of hours prior. I cannot resolve the problem with everything I knew, so I upgrade to windows 10 with high hope that somehow the upgrade will fix the problem. Uninstall it. If you have multiple 5mm jacks to plug into, especially on a surround sound system, make sure all cords and cables are plugged into the correct jack. I unplugged and re-plugged them in. Let the system install the sound card and there you have it, sound! Ok, I get it now. It's possible your speakers are working just fine, but Windows is directing sound to the wrong output device—this is especially common if you've plugged in a USB audio device, or are plugged … Scan for hardware changes. I tried many solutions from the internet but what worked for me: Open Device Manager; Right-Click on IDT High Definition Audio CODEC or whatever your Sound-Card Driver is. When I play the sample music the volume bar shows the equalizer bouncing like it is sending out audio, but any speakers I plug into it produce no sound. If I choose one of the audio channels, (usually 7.1 surround), I can click on each individual speaker in the layout shown and one of them will make a sound. Make sure all cords and cables are plugged in. I tried other speakers and I tried these speakers on another device. I think the machine is fine. Check the speakers. When I plug in the monitor, the HDMI audio pops into the Sound panel and automatically becomes the default. When I open my Playback Devices, only Digital Audio (HDMI) is detected. If possible, connect the speakers to another known working audio source in order to ensure that they still operate properly. I cannot Test or disable any of my audio devices (it just doesn't work, nothing shows when I click Test). Technician's Assistant: What device or product has sound issues? They work fine. I checked. My sound icon has a red X over it, saying No Speakers or Headphones are plugged in. I plugged in headphones also, same result. Does it need to be connected to my computer to work or should it be playing on its own? Check your speaker and headphone connections for loose cords or cables. I just need to set it back to the Speakers as default. I did clean install on windows 10, the same problem at all but headphones. And there you have it, it runs the audio troubleshooter and that... 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