Windows 10: Non-powered Speakers and Windows 10

Discus and support Non-powered Speakers and Windows 10 in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have some older Polk Audio computer speakers. I recently bought a refurbished HP with Win10 and the speakers don't work. Yes, I've gone through the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by DV1, Jun 26, 2018.

  1. DV1
    DV1 Win User

    Non-powered Speakers and Windows 10


    I have some older Polk Audio computer speakers. I recently bought a refurbished HP with Win10 and the speakers don't work. Yes, I've gone through the myriad of suggestions found online re RealTek , etc., but with no success. I asked a tech at Fry's and he said it won't work with non-powered, I have to get powered speakers. Is that right? By the way, internal speaker works and also headset.

    Thanks

    Daniel

    :)
     

  2. No speaker sound for non admin users

    Hej.

    Windows 10 Home (64), version 10.0.15063 updated as of today (21 Sep 2017) on a ASUS V230IC.

    If I use an administrator account i have sound both from built in speakers and when I plug in headphones I have sound in them.

    But if I login with a non admin acccount I have no sound from speakers but I have sound in headphones, when plugged in.

    I have been in contact with ASUS support but did not get any solution other than "reinstall".

    So I reinstalled using the reinstall option in W10, but did not resolve the problem. A number of ASUS applications got installed in the "reinstall".

    Reinstalled again but this time with a Microsoft DVD to get a clean install with no ASUS applications.

    OK, I had to download and install ASUS driver for sound card:

    • Realtek Audio Driver V6.0.1.7647

      ASUS Audio Sound Control Driver V1.00.02
    but the same problem.

    More testing:

    • Start computer
    • Login as an administrator, speaker sound OK
    • Switch to a non admin account, speaker sound OK
    • Reboot computer
    • Login to a non admin account, no speaker sound, but headphones OK, when connected.
    And yes, I have used the Windows Troubleshooter but did not solve the problem.

    Any suggestion?

    /Sten-Åke
     
    Sten-Åke Werner, Jun 26, 2018
    #2
  3. No speaker sound for non admin users

    Hej, again

    Stopped all Startup/Services, but no change.


    Non-powered Speakers and Windows 10 9e8ab48c-f7c4-41fd-8534-0961bbf43f07.png

    Non-powered Speakers and Windows 10 558507f2-0f4a-40f1-9531-ecdb23873362.png


    Tests I made:

    • Start computer
    • Login with a non admin account
    • No speaker sound when I change speaker volume
    • Switch to an admin account. I get speaker sound when I change speaker volume
    • Sign out from admin account and switch back to non admin account. Sound when changing speaker volume

    Any more suggestions?

    /Sten-Åke
     
    Sten-Åke Werner, Jun 26, 2018
    #3
  4. Ahhzz Win User

    Non-powered Speakers and Windows 10

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Jun 26, 2018
    #4
Thema:

Non-powered Speakers and Windows 10

Loading...
  1. Non-powered Speakers and Windows 10 - Similar Threads - Non powered Speakers

  2. Windows 10 Speakers Not Working

    in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Windows 10 Speakers Not Working: Hi, I'm Travis, I have a Lenovo laptop, not sure of the year. When I try to use my speakers or any headphones, the sound doesn't work. I've tried restarting my computer, but it doesn't work, when it comes to computers I'm kind of a noob and I don't know what I'm doing. if you...
  3. windows 10 speakers

    in Windows 10 Customization
    windows 10 speakers: windows 10 speakers no longer work! Help Please! https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/windows-10-speakers/4534c9d1-aada-4fe8-8cb6-ba55d44a8107
  4. Power Windows 10

    in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance
    Power Windows 10: How do I add the "hibernate" option to my power settings for a PC? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/power-windows-10/9a62266d-008a-4d26-83cd-ab5052abac90"
  5. Windows 10 - external speakers not working -

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    Windows 10 - external speakers not working -: Have desktop - Windows 10 - external speakers not working - - what do I have to change to get this working? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/windows-10-external-speakers-not-working/6b79ee36-9ee3-4d74-9bae-803ddf7bc97c
  6. Windows 10 saying speakers "Not Plugged In"

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    Windows 10 saying speakers "Not Plugged In": Hello, I upgraded to Windows 10 fairly recently. Shortly after that I bought a GTX 1070 and put it in my machine. I also swapped one of my monitors from DVI to HDMI with the switch. As soon as I turned on my PC I had all sorts of system crashes and my speakers stopped...
  7. Windows 10 popping sound in speakers

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    Windows 10 popping sound in speakers: I just upgraded to Windows 10 a few days ago and ever since, I've been getting a random popping noise in my speakers. It's driving me mad! I have tried everything I can think of. I've updated my drivers and my Bios. (From HP site) I've uninstalled and reinstalled the audio...
  8. Windows 10 Non Starter HELP!!!!

    in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance
    Windows 10 Non Starter HELP!!!!: Have the awful situation where I have seemingly kippered a friends Lenovo G510 Laptop. Having overcome several problems - I was looking through the device manager details, and (stupidly) checked the graphics driver details - to find an update was indeed available. This I did,...
  9. Locking down power option for non-admins in control panel

    in Windows 10 Support
    Locking down power option for non-admins in control panel: We used to use Fortres Grand to lock down our Windows XP and 7 desktops and with Windows 10 I am trying to move away from it and rely mainly on the built-in windows security. I have mostly everything how I want it in the Windows 10 sysprep image I'm building except for the...
  10. How will Microsoft Distribute Non-Upgrade Non-OEM Windows 10?

    in Windows 10 Support
    How will Microsoft Distribute Non-Upgrade Non-OEM Windows 10?: First, we know it's a given that pretty much everyone with Windows 7 and 8/8.1 will get the upgrade free if they want it. Also, when buying a new PC, it will most likely come with Windows 10 installed. However, there has only been speculation (in just about every thread)...