Speakers stop working (randomly) Then they pop...

  chaslocke1994 11 Dec 11


I have a very irritating problem with my computer speakers. I will explain what happens; I come home from work, and they will not be working! I switch the dial on, the light glows green and I can hear the speakers are all connected and working fine if i turn the volume up high (can hear slight static). Then all of a sudden, when using my headphones instead (speakers still powered on) they pop around 5-6 times (probably the number of speakers there are) then they work again.

They do this randomly as I haven't been doing anything significant over the times it has happened.

I have checked all connections, on the sub box, and in the back of my pc. All is well there.

My setup is;

Creative 5.1 surround sound system asus motherboard amd cpu

I hope someone can help!

Thanks very much in advance!

  Forum Editor 11 Dec 11

Transferred to the Helproom from Speakers Corner.

  Covergirl 12 Dec 11

(FE - copied to but not removed from SC).

chaslocke1994 - sounds like it's either a faulty connection (to mobo), faulty soundcard or faulty mobo (if it's onboard sound).

Have you tried re-seating the soundcard? You'll have to remove the back of the PC and the screw holding it in - remove card then just pop it back in again as it might have loosened itself due to thermal creep.

Hope this helps

  Aitchbee 12 Dec 11

Maybe try connecting each individual speaker, one at a time, to an external music output, and have a good listen to each one. This will tell you if the speakers ar ok.If you hear any distortion or no sound at all, then, that speaker must be faulty.That's what I would do for starters.

  Covergirl 13 Dec 11

chaslocke1994 if you need more help you'll have to come back on, otherwise let us know how you got on. Success?


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