[TriLUG] How to get laptop earphone jack to work?
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Fri Jan 11 11:10:14 EST 2008
On Friday 11 January 2008 09:15, John Wheeler wrote:
> I have seen this same issue across operating systems on a little
> Inspiron that I inherited from a friend.
> It seems there is a technical issue with some common plug layouts on
> these integrated sound chipsets that only arises when the machine is
> slammed repeatedly into the wall (by arbitrary user) in fits of
> seizing rage. This is induced by malfunctioning windows installations.
> The best solution I could find was to open the casing to resettle the
> pieces and connections before whispering softly into the input
> promises of never letting another admin touch her there again.
> From now on it's just me and her, baby.
> Ahem, after you try all of the software suggestions, open it up and
> look for physical damage.
I have a feeling you're right, but before I try to do a delicate operation
with my huge, clumsy hands, I'm gonna rule out everything else.
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