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I've connected the HD Audio connector to my motherboard.

I had to choose between HD Audio or AC_76.

However, if I plug in my headphones or speakers or whatnot Windows does not recognise them as being plugged in.

The jack information shows as "Rear Panel 3.5mm Jack" and it's called "2- High Definition Audio Device"

Does the 2 mean there is another HD audio device that doesn't seem to exist?

I've got 'Show disabled devices' and 'Show disconnected devices' enabled.
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Can you post a screenshot of your playback devices window? This one:


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Here we go.

It's so long it goes over the standard size so I've included the extra one in a separate box with a line pointed to the scrollbar.

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First of all, I'd recommend disabling your onboard sound in BIOS, as you're using a soundcard there is no need to have it enabled and it can potentially cause issues. The HD Audio connection on the motherboard is usually for the front panel jacks, you should be able to connect them to the soundcard instead of your motherboard so that the sound coming out of the front sockets is from the soundcard.
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First of all, I'd recommend disabling your onboard sound in BIOS, as you're using a soundcard there is no need to have it enabled and it can potentially cause issues. The HD Audio connection on the motherboard is usually for the front panel jacks, you should be able to connect them to the soundcard instead of your motherboard so that the sound coming out of the front sockets is from the soundcard.
Oh, right.

The only reason I want to use the front panel audio is because I've got an excellent pair of headphones (Sony XB-700) but the cable is far too short. I can't lean back at all with them plugged into the back of the PC.

I checked my BIOS for any mention of audio of which there was none, so I don't know if I can disable it.
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post #6 of 6
you could always pick up an extension kit so you dont have to be held hostage to your cords!
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