Just bought a refurb Dimension 9150 (tower only) and want to connect my old Creative labs T7700 to it to get some sound out. There are 3 leads on the T7700 (orange, black and green) and there are 5 inputs on the Dell (blue, green, pink, black and yellow). I don't have clue what to put where or if this is even possible. Presume I shall have to download some drivers also?
Wow, yes it works! However, I now remember my earlier problem which was that the sound stopped coming out of the speakers a while ago and only comes out of the headphones. I am getting brilliant sound out of the headphones now. Any ideas on how to get the speakers back in action? I have done all the obvious like connections etc. Thank you Mat Alan.
No, I unplugged the headphones and checked in the settings and it didn't work. I checked the settings on the old pc when this problem first occurred and it didn't help. Still no sound out of the speakers.
I have only ever used 3 of the 7 speakers (front left, front right and front centre)and they are connected how they always have been, they used to work up until about 3 months ago. As I said earlier, this problem predated my acquisition of the dimension.
Well thanks for your help, the headphones DO work, so that is some progress from the start of this thread. I shall update the soundcard drivers, however, my feeling is that there is some switch (or something) somewhere set the wrong way but I am darned if I can find it....
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