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Sennheiser HD 202 sound not working

Q: Sennheiser HD 202 sound not working

I have a sennheiser HD 202 and I am not able to hear any sound from the right side. I have to hold the cable in a position rhen it works. So what shall do now? Is there any chance of bringing it to normal state?

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A: Sennheiser HD 202 sound not working

It's probably one of the wires inside the headphone lead has broken.
Does the same problem happen on all devices you plug the headphones into?
Or just one thing, say your PC for instance? (could it be a laptop headphone socket?)
If the problem is with all devices, ipods, pc's etc, then it's the headphone lead broken inside. If you can solder small wires and parts, you could change the lead yourself, but if the headphones are less than a year old you should return them under guarantee.
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First my specs:
Windows 7 Ultimate English
Headset: Sennheiser Worldwide - PC 350
MSI P35-NEO-F, Intel P35 (Realtek onboard soundcard)

I let Windows 7 install two drivers (High Defintion Audio Device and Realtek High Defintion Audio), I then installed this driver/software MSI Europe ? Computer, Laptop, Notebook, Desktop, Mainboard, Graphics and more (Realtek High Definition Audio Driver at the bottom)

The sound is working, but my microphone wont work. It worked on XP with the same driver, but there is no sound coming when I speak. The volume indicator is also not moving.

Here is what the sound settings look like in Windows 7 and Realtek HD Audio Manager:

It doesnt matter if I use stereo mix or anything else. It doesnt change

Any ideas?


A:Sennheiser PC 350 microphone not working

Right click the speaker icon in the system tray. Recording devices. Set the mic to be the default communication device.

Hopefully you are plugged into the back of the machine. If not, use the other setting shown for front.
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Since it was working fine since then, could it be that my headset is broken ( It's relatively new)

I can still hear sounds pretty well with my headset but mic stopped working all of a sudden.

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Depends on what is actually broken and your technical abilities. In any case, as they are already broken, it can't hurt to try.
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don't tap or rub above the mute/volume control.

take it back if they are new.

I've got a 6 year old pair of Sennheiser PC135 USB that I use daily and don't experience what you are.
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G'day CG, it sounds like you may have the mic level set too high, do you have a mic level setting? Try rightclicking your speaker icon in the tray near the clock > audio properties, then with luck you may find a microphone levels setting. Try reducing it.
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Are you using the correct Dell supplied Sound Driver?

Can you try the headset/mic on a different PC to see what happens. Also, have you used a microphone before with the PC and did it work OK?
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Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister

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A:changed integrated sound card for Sound Blasster Live but it is not working right

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

First. Go into your bios, and disable your onboard sound, and save and exit bios.

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If you use a browser other than Internet Explorer, you could try uninstalling it, deleting all files (so in your profile and program files), and then reinstall.


In regards to Windows Defender, it sounds as if your registry is damaged and/or core files for defender. That said, have a look at this: Error message when you try to start Windows Defender on a computer that you recently upgraded to Windows Vista: "Application failed to initialize"



A bit more information in regards to your system specs, setup, etc., would be helpful.

Do you have more than one output port on your computer? If so, try plugging your speakers into that and see if it works.

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Digital Audio (HDMI) Is the standard Windows driver for sound. You need the realtek drivers which can be found here -

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Go to device manager and see if there are any yellow exclaimation marks?

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A:My sound is working but there is no sound

Sounds as if you have at least one driver not installed.
Try downloading and installing the free program at;
It will scan your pc and tell you what is missing.
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A:My sound is working, but there is no sound

Dragulan, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Actually you don't have the drivers for the onboard sound installed. A couple of things you said give it away,

Sound, video and game controllers-
- High Definition Audio Device
- NVIDIA High Definition Audio ( x 4 ) there are four of those listed.

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For Clarification:

Your sound works for a minute and then stops?
When does it work, when you first boot?
Does it work after resuming from Hibernate?
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A:Sound Not Working

I hate to double post, but...bump.

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A:Sound Not Working

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A:Sound not working

Your audio is probably corrupt
What is the make and model number of your computer or sound card?
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A:Sound not working

Something to check.

Start/Control Panel.

Open Sound and Audio Devices.

Volume tab, click on Properties in Device Volume.

Play control should open.

Click on Options/Properties. Place a checkmark by everything, click OK.
Back to Options/Advanced Controls.

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Have you tried re-installing your audio drivers?
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Some food for thoughts...
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A:Sound not working

Go HERE and read my post.

You will notice a link to the free Everest programme. It will give you lots of info about your system.

Go to your mobo manufacturers website, and download the correct driver for your onboard sound.

Regards Howard :grinthumb
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Good time to upgrade to a standalone sound card.
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A:Please Help. Sound not working

What OS are you running on? What type of connection from your soundcard are you using? SPDIF? What types of source sound files are you using? Wave/MP3, MIDI, DVD? After your drivers are installed if you look in Device manager does everything appear to be okay?
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More info is needed for someone to try and help you.

First, please fill in the "My System Specs". Second, does this ONLY happen on movies? and if so what program are you using to watch the movies?
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This worked for some.
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Are you using the right driver? have a look here; Foxconn Support - Download
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A:Sound not working

If I understand your issue correctly, your TV is no longer outputting any sound?

Did you recently update your video card driver?

Under the Speaker Icon in the bottom right, click Playback Devices. Is the TV listed as default?
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Sound Troubleshooter

If you have them, uninstall and then re-install your audio drivers. Sometimes this will fix a glitch.

Check that the Windows Audio service is set to Automatic and Started (Start => Run and type in "services.msc" {without the quotes}).

If it's missing, download and run this fix:
Line 371 - Left

Open Device Manager (Start => Run and type in "devmgmt.msc" {without the quotes}).
Expand System devices, and check that 'Plug and Play Software Device Enumerator' is present and is "working properly".
During the routine you may see "Driver is enabled but has not been started".
If it's not present, or not "working properly", or you get the above message, see at the end of this post.
If it's a case of no audio just on certain websites (flash video). Read the following:
If you have DirectX installed, go to Start => Run and type in "dxdiag" {without the quotes}
Run the Sound tests.
If you don't have it, you can download DirectX.
If it's a case of no audio at all, and you've ruled out any audio driver problem, then run these routines:
(You may want to print this off.)

First the hardware ... check that your card is being recognized by your computer.
Right-click on My Computer and select the Hardware tab.
Click on the Device Manager button and scroll down to Sound, video and game controllers.
Click the + sign to expand this section and make sure that your sound card is showing and that there are no yellow ! exclamation marks and no red X's against any of the devices listed.

If all is OK, proceed to check your software settings:

If you have a music file that's fairly long (10 minutes) or you can set to Repeat, open it and start it playing so you will know if you hit on a solution.

Go to Start => Control Panel => Sounds and Audio Devices.

In everything below, be sure to click the OK button after every window.

First, under the Volume tab
Check that the Device Volume slider is at least one-third way across.
Check that the Mute box is cleared (unchecked).
Check that the box Place volume icon in the Taskbar is checked.
Click the Advanced button.
Check that there are no Mutes and that the levels are at least one-third way up in all sections.
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Click the Advanced button.
Check that Speaker setup has Desktop speakers selected.
Click the Performance tab and check that both sliders are set to the far right.

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Click the Volume button.
Check that there are no Mutes and good levels (none at zero) for at least Volume, Wave, CD Player, etc.
Click the Advanced button. This is the same as you saw in the Volume tab, but re-check it anyway.
In the choice of speakers, Desktop speakers should be selected.
Click the Performance button.
Check that both the indicators you see are set to the far right.

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In the list you see, highlight (select) your audio device from among the listed hardware (drives and other stuff).
Click the Properties button.
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Click the Properties tab (not the Properties button).
Expand the Audio Devices item (click the + sign) and select (highlight) your audio device.
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Have you call eMachine to see f there are any known issues?
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A:Sound not working

Check in "Control Panel > Sounds & Audio Devices", Audio tab, that the default device for Sound Playback is correctly set.

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Try to right click on the sound icon on the bottom right corner, then try to choose Sound.

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A:Sound Not Working

This could be a driver issue try running a update to the sound driver.

Has this ever worked on the Laptop?

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So are you running vista or xp?
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