How to Disable a Headphone Jack

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If you want to disable the headphone jack on your computer, you may be able to do so if you have a Realtek sound card. A lot of laptops and desktop computers integrate Realtek audio drivers into the motherboard which enables you to disable the headphone jack. This is useful if you have a faulty card that keeps detecting input when no input is selected.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Double-click the RealTek sound icon in the system tray. Click the folder icon under "Device Advanced Settings."

  2. 2

    Click "Disable Front Panel Jack Detection."

  3. 3

    Click "OK" and then close the RealTek sound device properties window.

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