Windows 10 Altec Lansing Left Speaker not Working


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I've tried many solutions from online, but for some reason, only the left speaker of the two Altec Lansing speakers work. Can someone please help me with this?


Windows Forum Team
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Either you have the sound balanced to one side or the speaker is bad


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Neemo's right. Disconnect both speakers from the computer you are now using and move temporarily to a different computer and plug in both speakers there. If they both work on that 2nd computer, it's a settings problem or something else within the first computer. If the left speaker fails to work on the 2nd computer but the right speaker does, that left speaker is bad.:waah: Most likely you'll need to replace the entire set.:waah: New speakers are under $20 at most computer chain stores; Best Buy, Fry's, Staples, etc.



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Microsoft Community Contributor

Reverse the speakers plugs.
If the right one still doesn't work and the left one still does, the problem is in your computer.

If it is now the right one that does work, and the left one doesn't then the problem is in the speaker or it's connection.



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OK, thank you all for your answers, I will try your solutions and if not, getting a new speaker is no problem. Thank you all once again.

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