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I just rebooted my comp with xp and i use headphones to talk and desktop speakers to listen but its only picking up the headphones and it wont pick up my speakers as being plugge din any ideas on wat is going on?

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This article might help. Start by going to control panel>sounds>hardware and check to make sure there are no disabled devices, no errors reported for the devices present.
\015\012Try rebooting the system. Maybe it didn't load all the drivers correctly.
\015\012If that doesn't work, you could use system restore to take it back to a point when it worked. Also might try visiting windows update and see if they offer a hardware update for your system.
\015\012Might be time to do some maintenance. See here
\015\012Good luck.
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