Its not just muted or turned off. When only one device is available, it is automatically set as the default. After hours of tryint to figure out the problem, I disconnected the Bose Speakers and re connected the original speaker that came with the system the sound came back. Once I disabled the inbuilt speaker the external speakers burst into life. Sometimes your computer can connect to an external audio source e. Right click on desktop 2. I fixed the speaker problem with my vintage Altec Lansing Subwoofer speaker system that was purchased in 1999.
My speakers stop working when my system goes to sleep or shut down. I swapped another power supply with the same connector and spec's amps must be the same from another item and the speakers worked perfectly. I am using Asus windows 8. When I tried other jacks on the back of the computer it says I unplugged the speakers, and when I plug it in says I did, but when I try to play something I get nothing, and the icon in the tray has a speaker with a red X next to it. Do you have any suggestions for me? Most speakers have a small light indicating if the speaker is on or off. Go to device manager Step 2. We will be glad to assist.
The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. No sound coming from computer at all now. The sounds of silence can happen when the wrong one is selected. Bose Companion 2 Speakers won't work with Sony Vio Laptop I have bose computer speakers that i thought wouldnt work on my laptop at first but after playing around with it i can only get the left speaker which doesnt have any red or white plugs to mess with just the direct line that goes into the headphone i. By this issue, we suggest you contact the vendor of speaker to make sure if it was caused by the compatibility, if not, install the lasted driver to check if the issue persist. Very often the simplest solution works. Proceed to next step to finish.
For additional information or the complete article, go to the Bose support Web site at and search the Bose Knowledge Base for information on the Companion 3 Multimedia Speaker System. I have read the above…. You can check the speakers' connections to each other by looking at the cables connecting them in the back of each speaker, and you can check your speakers' connection to your computer by looking at the connection in the back of your computer. Just to see if your new speakers are really working? I have checked the obvious and reinstalled the audio device but not solved yet. Then my Fiance did a lot of updates which my laptop badly needed and now no sound from my laptop.
Thank you for this advise. Tip Even if your speakers have worked in the past, still check the connection since it is not uncommon for cables to become loose or be pulled out of place. I think Bose is aware that this type of controler tends to breaks a lot, because you can't find this type of plug anymore on the new companion 3, they changed it for a round-shaped plug. Then ignore that the device works properly. Additional Audio Troubleshooting In the event that the above troubleshooting did not resolve your issue, there are other source of audio troubleshooting available. Volume issues Desktop speakers turned down This step may seem trivial, but problem-solving works best when you start with the basics.
Hi Christopher, Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community. I am facing this problem from past few days. Look on top and select the second tab for Device. But it seems impossible to open them up. The computer runs faster since I spent many hours and actually purchased a cheap Logitec speakers thinking it was my speakers.
Tip your files before activating a Windows restore point. Please contact Bose technical support via the following phone number: 1-800-694-2673. It seems as though these may have something to do with my Windows Vista machine itself. You can find some pretty cheap Companion 3 online, because this control pod wasn't working. You can tell it's the control pod and not the sound system itself, because the sound will go through it when you plug headphones into the pod. I'd be happy to assist! I have a new xps 8500 desktop. After you have located the integrated audio entry, check if it is set to Enabled or Disabled.
Ensure the power cable is connected to the back of the right speaker, or in some cases, the. Let me suggest my to get you started. Just 2 days ago I purchased LogiTek C270 webcam for my daughter who is needs it for school. After using System Restore, all was well except that the updates had been deleted. Result: Your Control Pod Works Perfectly! But even if the connection is not the culprit, something in the power supply is.
If the speakers were disabled because of an issue with their drivers, they should work now. Any other suggestions on what may fix this? Speakers are not connected properly Laptop computers If you are troubleshooting a laptop computer, since you cannot verify the laptop speaker connections. No pictures of unopened boxes! I will of course do a search first though. In most cases, within a second or so as sound buffers are emptied , your audio will begin playing out of the selected device. Do not attempt to take them apart. Make sure that the volume is sufficient on your speakers, then play a video or a song. Suddenly my computer can not recognize my bose speakers.
Go to horizontal tab on top to update. Do i need to turn the updates off once i ever get sound back??? See our page for troubleshooting help. Mute is on Another common mistake is for users to accidentally press the mute key on their keyboard. The Sound settings window will appear. I could be that the individual application has its own volume button or lever. Tried the troubleshooter, and updating drivers. No idea why my speakers switched off but for some reason they shifted from the external speakers to the speaker inbuilt in the screen which made no sound- doubtless for other reasons.