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(Solved) - My Logitech speakers suddenly stopped working. Weird :S

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  • Started 8 years ago by najkiie
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najkiie
Posts: 232

Hey, today just a few hours ago i was talking to a friend on Msn Messenger (writing, i had no microphone plugged in.) when my speakers suddenly just stopped working. The green little light loose so i know it still had/has power... I looked at the cables and everything is plugged in as it should. Then i looked on the computer, the system volume is on 100% and the mute is off, RealTek was running and everything seems to be fine.

What could have happened? Do you think they are broken or is it some kind of bug in the computer?

Thanks, -Nike

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
Posts: 2818

Which logitech speakers?
How old are they, and are they used frequently? etc..

Desktop or laptop?

Posted 8 years ago
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cas34
Posts: 361

It could be your drivers. Have you tried updating them?

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najkiie
Posts: 232

I'm actually not 100% sure what speakers it is. I have 2 speakers and 1 subwoofer to it.

I got them for christmas so they are only a few weeks old. And yes, i use them every day.

I use a desktop computer with Windows XP Professional installed on it.

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
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These? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Logite.....C054DDGEXB

Posted 8 years ago
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Mike
Posts: 200

have you tried another speaker to see if its a speaker problem or a computer problem?

Posted 8 years ago
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Bartman
Posts: 1287

You might try this:

Play a CD, internet radio, etc., then click the volume icon and see if the green bar is moving. If it is then
if you have a portable device, CD player, etc., try plugging speakers into that and see what happens.

If the speakers still don't work, there is likely a problem with the speakers. In which case, I would return
them to where they were purchased, if possible.

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
Posts: 2818

Try loggin off
Also make sure that default playback device is correct = play around with that

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
Posts: 232

@Aleeve, how the hell did you find that? Yea those are the one i got.

@Mike, i'm at my fathers house now, i only have 1 speaker 'set'.

@Bartman, I clicked the little volume icon in the tasktray and it brought up my volume options. There is no green bar moving. Thats only on vista isnt it? I remember that, i don't have it anymore tho, got really sick of it.

Image:
Click Here

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
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najkiie
I'm a mind reader :P

Well, I have those and bought them in the last month, so thought it was worth asking just in case

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najkiie
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Aleeve, what a coincidence ^^

Have you ever had any problems with them?

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Bartman
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If memory serves, in XP when you click the icon it brings up a volume slider and the green bar moved up and
down while audio source is playing. My XPerience was limited, so I might be wrong, sorry.

Also, have you tried rebooting and/or updating drivers?

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
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Nope, but not had very long

Does your computer work with different speakers?

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
Posts: 232

Bartman, yes and no. If i click it once it brings up a small panel and a sound slider to higher/lower the volume. But there is no green bar moving up and down. :/

Ive tried rebooting and its still not working. And no i haven't, but i could give it a shot. Do you know which drivers to update? Because i have no idea o.O

Aleeve, i don't know. I only have 1 speaker set here. Otherwise i would have tried others...

Posted 8 years ago
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Bartman
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Realtek HD Audio

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
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Headphones work?

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
Posts: 232

Alright, i hope i did this right. I rightclicked on 'My Computer' > Manage > Device Manager > Sound, video and game controllers

and in that list i rightclicked on 'Realtek High Definition Audio' > Update Drivers.

Then i followed the update wizard and it ended up asking me for an installation disk. I don't have one and i've never had, it usually comes with the OS doesn't it? And you can download it from their website right? But i don't have it on a disk. Is that really needed?

So, in other words - I didn't update it :(

Posted 8 years ago
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Bartman
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@ Aleeve

Nice thinking, I never thought of that.

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
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I just dried my sisters Headphones, no sound in them either.

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
Posts: 2818

Can you find out what the playback devices are? Post a screenshot?
Go control panel -hardware - sound, and then see whats there. Sorry, only guessing with that, I'm on Vista

Posted 8 years ago
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Bartman
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najkiie

What make/model is your comp?

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
Posts: 232

What exactly does playback mean?

Anyways, i took screenshots of everything :)

Link To Image =D

and btw, sorry for the slow respond, i was eating... and then i had to fix another thing.

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
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This is a newer version of my computer... mine is about a year older. Looks exactly the same tho.

Its in Swedish but you can use google translate to translate the whole webpage...

Click Here for original page

Click Here for english page (google translate)

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
Posts: 2818

Change the sound playback device
Try a different thing to that
And change the volume there
Just a guess.

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
Posts: 232

There is only one sound playback device in there. And the volume is at 100%

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
Posts: 232

ZOMG, i cant belive it was this easy!

I doubleclicked the sound icon in the system tray and changed the "wave" to about 50%. Then it worked :S Its weird becouse it was at 100% before, not 0%.

Thanks to all of ya guys. Have a nice day/evening/morning or whatever it is in your country.

Cya =D

Posted 8 years ago
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Bartman
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I noticed wave was at zero, but I thought that was for windows sounds only! So I didn't give it much thought.
Anyway, all is good now?

Posted 8 years ago
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Aleeve
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Aw man!

I saw that and wondered, and I was going to mention it, but then I thought you MUST have tried that

Cor :P

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
Posts: 232

Yea everything is fine now, its working good. Thanks for the help guys :P

Posted 8 years ago
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Bartman
Posts: 1287

BTW

Are your sisters headphones working now that they have dried? :)
"I just dried my sisters Headphones, no sound in them either."

Posted 8 years ago
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najkiie
Posts: 232

Yea they are also working now :)

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krysia42
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Absolutely brilliant - I had just the same problem - Logitech speakers suddenly stopped working - I changed the volume via the icon in the tray and from 100% to 50% and - now they work. Thanks for that.

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