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Area 51 front audio jack broken

Today my front audio jack stopped working. This has been tested on multiple devices already and is definitely a hardware issue since the Sound Blaster jack audio detection popup no longer comes up when something is plugged into the port, it does still come up for the microphone port.

I have re-installed all the drivers just to double check but still no luck.

When something is plugged in I can still hear static so there definitely is still a connection.

I opened up the right panel to see if anything is disconnected but it still seems to be all connected properly inside. 

Anyone else experienced a similar issue? Any ideas how this could be resolved or what to check on the hardware side of things?

Thank you!

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Re: Area 51 front audio jack broken

Hi pete5001‌,

Yes, it seems to be a hardware problem. If your system is still in warranty, send me a private message with the Service Tag so I can assist you further.

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Re: Area 51 front audio jack broken

Old Area51 R1 or newer R2?


Does it work in the back ports?

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