Learn about the technologies behind the Internet with The TCP/IP Guide!
NOTE: Using robot software to mass-download the site degrades the server and is prohibited. See here for more.
Find The PC Guide helpful? Please consider a donation to The PC Guide Tip Jar. Visa/MC/Paypal accepted.
View over 750 of my fine art photos any time for free at DesktopScenes.com!

[ The PC Guide | Troubleshooting and Repair Guide | The Troubleshooting Expert | Troubleshooting Specific Components | Troubleshooting CD-ROM Drives | Audio Issues ]

I can't hear music from my PC on the headphones plugged into my CD-ROM drive

Explanation: You are not able to hear music produced by the sound card in your PC through the headphone jack on the front of the CD-ROM drive, even though you can hear CD audio disks on your PC.

Diagnosis: The special cable that is used to connect the CD-ROM drive to the sound card allows you to hear audio CDs on the sound card. However, it only works in that one direction: you cannot use it to have sound card audio play through your CD-ROM's headphone jack.

Recommendation: Use the output on the back of the sound card to listen to sound produced by the sound card.


Home  -  Search  -  Topics  -  Up

The PC Guide (http://www.PCGuide.com)
Site Version: 2.2.0 - Version Date: April 17, 2001
Copyright 1997-2004 Charles M. Kozierok. All Rights Reserved.

Not responsible for any loss resulting from the use of this site.
Please read the Site Guide before using this material.
Custom Search