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post #11 of 18
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Originally Posted by Regz View Post

isnt the front panel connector hooked up by default? I'm using a CM Scout case. I dont think I can even access the front panel wiring controls without prying open the casing

Um...no? Did you build this computer or not?
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http://www.amazon.com/Speaker-Headset-Switching-Manhattan-172851/dp/B000K8PH8C/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1329794433&sr=8-3
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by Regz View Post

isnt the front panel connector hooked up by default? I'm using a CM Scout case. I dont think I can even access the front panel wiring controls without prying open the casing

You have to plug in the HD audio connector from the front inside of your case to the bottom of the motherboard.
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post #14 of 18
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post

Um...no? Did you build this computer or not?

yes I did, the HD Audio cable comes with one end attached to the front panel 3.5mm port and another end which you are suppose to connect to the MB but in my case I'm connecting it to the sound card.

Am I missing something?
post #15 of 18
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Originally Posted by xSociety View Post

You have to plug in the HD audio connector from the front inside of your case to the bottom of the motherboard.

Isnt the whole point of this thread for me to connect the HD Audio connector from the front side to the soundcard and not the MB?
post #16 of 18
if you are connected to the audio header on the card, make sure the connection type is set correctly (either ac97 or hdaudio). should be in the software that controls your sound card (if it came with some). in that same software you may have to enable "front input jack detection" and "mute speakers when headphone detected"
    
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thanks guys I think I've got it now!
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Yay?


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