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    External speakers won't work

    I tried the sfc/scannow and a reboot to no avail. My external speakers work in test but not with a youtube etc. video. If i go to control panel>speakers>right click on realtek speakers.select show disabled devices>configure I get the windows cannot find rundll 32.exe\system 32 message...help

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    Re: Windows cannot find c:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe

    Quote Originally Posted by largal View Post
    I tried the sfc/scannow and a reboot to no avail. My external speaker work in test but not with a youtube etc. video. If i go to control panel>speakers>right click on realtek speakers.select show disabled devices>configure I get the windows cannot find rundll 32.exe\system 32 message...help
    It's .... rundll32.exe ...... ONE WORD
    system32 ........ ONE WORD

    Just for the heck of it, would you mind try this ?......
    Start > in the search box, type system32 > press Enter key > in the System32 window, top right, in the search box, type rundll32.exe
    Does the system find it ?

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    Re: External speakers won't work

    Is it happening only for youtube? or anything with IE?
    Does it work fien when playing music from Windows media player..

    Open youtube and on the bottom right hand corner of your bottom toolbar click on the volume icon and open "mixer" check if "youtube" is not set to "mute" by mistake..

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    Re: External speakers won't work

    Hello largal,

    Welcome to Vista forums.

    Have you tried re-installing the drivers for your speakers?

    You can do this through your Device Manager.

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    Re: Windows cannot find c:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe

    when I type in the search box and hit enter I basicaly get a blank page. the only thing it says is "did you find what you were looking for?" below that is an advanced search icon

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    Re: External speakers won't work

    One of the first things I tried was reloading the divers..No change..I have sound on the internal speakers and it works fine on any application that has sound. the only time I can get sound to come out of the externals is when I do a test..

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    Re: External speakers won't work

    Are you plugging the jack in the right port? if you have jack for speakers in the front as well.. try to use the front one..

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    Re: External speakers won't work

    The only plug ins on the L305 are in the front. One for external speakers and one for earphones. the're both clearly marked...

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