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Why is VLC only playing audio when I'm using headphones?

Why is VLC only playing audio when I'm using headphones?

When using VLC media player in my Windows 7 (RC), the audio works only if my head phones are connected. Without the head phones, the audio is not heard at all. Other players deliver the audio perfectly. Is this caused by some incorrect preferences ?

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Guest [Entry]

"Seems your audio drivers are installed correctly as other apps work. Have you tried the windows audio mixer (with vlc open and playing click on the audio tray bar icon > mixer > check vlc audio level).
Otherwise I would check the audio options of vlc (Tools > Preferences > check all settings in the lower left corner > Audio > try some settings here and under Output modules."
Guest [Entry]

"Check the drivers for your sound card. While sound works out-of-the-box on all 6 computers I've installed the Windows 7 RC on, there's always been some funky behavior until I get the latest drivers from either the computer vendor or the sound card manufacturer.

Keep in mind that while most of these drivers will show up as a Windows Update, not all of them will..."