Windows 10: Windows doesn't recognize headphones and speakers

Discus and support Windows doesn't recognize headphones and speakers in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Hello, Recently I plug in Samsung SyncMaster SA450 monitor and my speakers and headphones doesn't work anymore. Windows recognize monitor as only... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Drugar92, Apr 23, 2020.

  1. Drugar92 Win User

    Windows doesn't recognize headphones and speakers


    Hello,


    Recently I plug in Samsung SyncMaster SA450 monitor and my speakers and headphones doesn't work anymore.
    Windows recognize monitor as only audio device and thats all I can select in right bottom sound option, even thoe monitor doesnt have speakers.

    I tried:

    -reinstaling Windows couple of times,


    -update all driver especillay Nvidia ones

    -went to Control Panel>Hardware and sound>Sound and tried to make another playback

    device as default but that isnt possible due to "High Definition Device Not plugged in"


    -after that I tried with another monitor but same problem.

    My graphic card is GTX 1050Ti and I use DVI/VGA cable to connect it to monitor. Also tried with Samsung TV using HDMI but sound is only available on TV, still cant recognize hedphones and speakers.

    :)
     
    Drugar92, Apr 23, 2020
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  2. Headphones recognized as Speakers...

    Hi Ahri,

    Having your headphones recognized as speaker when plugged in at the back of your PC could be the reason why the audio is low. To help us isolate the problem, we suggest running first the audio troubleshooter from the link Fix
    sound problems
    .

    In case the issue persists, then let's remap or retask your Realtek audio jack and see if it addresses the issue. To do that, follow the steps below:

    • Open the Realtek HD Audio Manager.
    • In the back panel, right click the option where your headphone is connected.
    • Choose the option Connector Retasking, then select Headphone.

    Feel free to update us with the result so we can further assist you.

    Regards.
     
    Vanessa Yar, Apr 23, 2020
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  3. Edwin Win User
    Speaker recognized as headphones.

    Hello @auioohi , welcome to tenforums! Windows doesn't recognize headphones and speakers :)

    Change the name of it, (and the icon, if you wish)


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    Edwin, Apr 23, 2020
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  4. AhriChan Win User

    Windows doesn't recognize headphones and speakers

    Headphones recognized as Speakers...

    Thanks for the Reply!,

    So i tried the Troubleshooting option, but sadly it didnt help, it still was Quiet and the Headphones are still listed as 'Speakers' in the Sound Options, Screenshot:


    Windows doesn't recognize headphones and speakers 83a5f9fe-bd83-4816-9bc0-aa31420d0faf.jpg


    So i tried to do the Realtek Steps,

    I opened the Realtek HD Audio Manager, then right clicked on the Green Jack (where my headphones are connected) but nothing happens.. I can double click and right click on it all-day, but nothing happens, nor any options open.


    Windows doesn't recognize headphones and speakers 32e85868-94aa-4adb-a49f-9a020808e256.jpg
     
    AhriChan, Apr 23, 2020
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