In this we are going to see about solving Windows 8 Headphone problem Since Windows 8 Consumer Preview is one of the most downloaded operating system this month. With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft added some more features to the new generation computers. As we can know Windows Start button has been changed and Metro UI has been introduced. We can sync the whole pc data with our Windows live account, infact we can login to our PC with Windows live id. So with all these features Windows 8 Consumer Preview is really good.
But the main and the most important problem that arises here is Compatibility problem. How ever, Windows is working very well on it and options to make any software compatible are working fine. The beauty of Windows 8 is the installation is just 10 minutes where our previous XP or 7 were taking hours to complete. And one more thing noticeable here is it installs all the drivers itself along with the installation of the OS. But here comes the main problem. The sound drivers which get installed will not recognize the front panel audio pins and we cannot use the head phones by plugging it to our front panel line-in ports. Here is a method to make the front audio ports work and listen using headphones.
First, let’s understand it. The actual problem is the inbuilt driver which gets installed is a basic one, so we will not have many customizable options. So we cannot use anything from front audio panel. I guess now you are clear that we must install the advanced drivers in order to make it work.
Follow the instructions below:
- Here is the download link for Realtek Audio drivers, download the required one for your PC.
- Install the piece of software and now in the console window of the Realtek software press on Connector Settings option.
- Now click on Disable front panel jack detection and click on OK.
- Now Refresh the window, and here you go, listen to anything from your headphone connected to the front panel of your PC.
Here are the screenshots:
Finally we have solved the Windows 8 Headphone Problem. If you are still unable to sort this problem please comment the problem and we will soon come out with a working solution for this.
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