Right click on desktop 2. I doubt the speakers would go out suddenly. Bad audio patchcord - looks to me like it's a standard stereo headphone plug to 2 male rca plugs, so a replacement cord would be easy to come by. I hadn't used my Bose Companion 5 speaker for a while few months. Low effort questions also go here.
The following parts focus on changing your Windows or Mac computer's Sound settings and drivers to ensure that your computer is both using the connected speakers and making the most of the currently available software for those speakers. Many Windows laptops will go into low-power mode if their batteries drop below a certain threshold, which can result in some computer features e. If you get sound, the issue is with your computer audio settings somewhere. Failed switched headphone jack in the right speaker - looks to me like there's a headphone jack on the right speaker which, if something's plugged into it, mutes the speakers. Just plug the speakers into the earphone jack. Right click on desktop 2. If you encounter this problem, follow tips here to troubleshoot the problem and find the solution that works for you.
If the problem still cannot be resolved, try solutions below. While researching it on the web I noticed that many others had the same problem on both Windows and Mac platforms. The impressions or review do not need to be exhaustive, but they should strive to explain how you feel about the product s and why you feel that way. Yesterday aree home computer speakers just stoped working randomly and can you please help us? Thank you for this advise. I prefer the Bose system - what can I do? You can still check it under your Windows control panel.
Hi fsarge, Thank you for your post. They've been working fine, then quit working for no reason I can tell. The rep had me disconnect the speakers from power and reconnect after a minute or so. But it seems impossible to open them up. Ok can you please check these things, Please check that the Power Supply is working. I had the same problem using lion, and it still hasn't been fixed in mountain lion.
I restarted my laptop couple of times but no luck. For some speakers, you may need to click through a menu or restart your computer when prompted. When only one device is available, it is automatically set as the default. Or anything else I can plug the speakers into, right now. I left an ask at microsoft and they told me to get with the manufacturer, make sure i have the latest bios, drivers, blah blah which I do. Bose Companion 2 Speakers won't work with Sony Vio Laptop I have bose computer speakers that i thought wouldnt work on my laptop at first but after playing around with it i can only get the left speaker which doesnt have any red or white plugs to mess with just the direct line that goes into the headphone i. These contacts could have failed, or be stuck open from something lodging between them or inside the jack.
Speakers r plug and play devices. I remember reading somewhere a while ago that the companion 5's fail to wake the usb port after the computer has gone to sleep and is woken again. I don't think it is the speakers,this was broken with the 10. If anyone knows how to force a usb port to stay on permanently that may solve our problem. Reboot your computer again and check to see if your speakers or headphones are now working. Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. I upgraded to 10, and have had glitches, and bugs in various places.
After it is listed, right-click on the speakers and click Enable. For assistance with your product, please call us toll-free at 1-877-210-3782. But just in case you forgot something. My Bose Companion 2 desktop speakers have stopped working on my Imac. A Run dialog box will appear. When i connect my new bose companion 2 series 2 computer speakers to my dell inspirion 531 computer i can't get sound.
I had this issue and this fixed it for me. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff microsoft. If you have a Bose Factory Store near you, you could go in and ask them about it. When I tried other jacks on the back of the computer it says I unplugged the speakers, and when I plug it in says I did, but when I try to play something I get nothing, and the icon in the tray has a speaker with a red X next to it. I have the latest Lion version 10. The only drivers I can think of are internal to Microsoft.
For additional information or the complete article, go to the Bose support Web site at and search the Bose Knowledge Base for information on the Companion 3 Multimedia Speaker System. Let me know if this helps. Strangely my Macbook Pro doesn't even recognizes the speaker. If you want to make it easy to update and match the correct audio driver you need, then I recommend you download. Just plug the speakers into the earphone jack.