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Old 09-22-2010, 06:28 PM   #1
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Default Sound Problem

I own a Dell 560 desktop computer and have a slight issue with the sound. I've owned the computer for about 7 months now. The front headphone jack has recently (within the past few days) developed a problem where it crackles when I insert headphones. This hasn't happened for the past 7 months while I owned the computer. When I plug the headphones in the back jack (I usually have speakers plugged in there), I don't notice any crackling. What's gone wrong with the front headphone jack and is there anything I can do to fix it? Thanks!

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Old 09-22-2010, 07:02 PM   #2
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Default Re: Sound Problem

You might have a cold or cracked solder joint where the one of the wires are soldered to the jack terminals. If you can get it apart without breaking it, try resoldering the joints.
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