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Sometimes I leave my headphones in my computer after shutting off my computer, when I come back to it I forget that my headphones are plugged in, which is fine, the strange part is if I unplug them later, I get no sound from my speakers. Anyone have any idea why this might be happening and how to remedy it?


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We need more hardware information to help you. Please look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. –  Seth Jan 14 '13 at 23:43
@Joshua I can't see the full list of your audio device settings, but is the headphone jack sense muted? –  RolandiXor Jan 15 '13 at 0:00
@RolandiXor what do you mean? –  TheX Jan 15 '13 at 0:00
@Joshua it's a setting that you can find in alsamixer. Just keep pressing your → button and you will find it. –  RolandiXor Jan 15 '13 at 0:23

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