Listening to cd through CDROM output socket

  Harry 01:55 26 Jun 2005
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How can I listen to cd's by inputting headset socket in the CD ROM input socket at the front of the ROM. Never managed to hear anything. How is it done??? Thanks

  ton 02:22 26 Jun 2005

Have you turned up the volume control that is usually next to the headphone socket?

  De Marcus 02:30 26 Jun 2005

There's a few things to check, the first is to make sure digital audio is enabled on the drive, to do this go to the device manager and right click on the cd-drive in question, select properties and again select properties from the new box that comes up, put a tick in the 'enable digital audio' box and click ok.

The next one I'm not too sure about but I'm almost certain you need to have the drive plugged into your sound card or motherboard (depending on whether you have integrated audio or not). It's usually a very thin grey cable with a 4 pin connector that plugs into the back of the drive to the left of the ide cable.

Lastly, make sure the volume is turned up on the drive.

  ton 02:39 26 Jun 2005

None of these settings should make a difference as he is asking about the socket on the CD drive, it should work regardless of the settings.

  soy 04:01 26 Jun 2005

To hear audio via the headphone socket on the CD-ROM drive, the CD-Rom needs to be connected to the soundcard via a thin grey cable. De Marcus has mentioned this. if you open up your side panel you may be a ble to see if you have it connected or not.

  GRFT 07:55 26 Jun 2005

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  De Marcus 10:44 26 Jun 2005

ALL of those settings should make a difference

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