Troubleshooting audio issues - Value Line notebooks
Some of these steps may not apply to your computer. Test your audio after performing each step:
Set the physical volume controls to an appropriate level. You can adjust the volume by using the Fn key combinations.
To turn the volume up, press Fn + F2.
To turn the volume down, press Fn + F1.
To mute the volume, press Fn + Esc.
Verify that the Microsoft Windows volume is properly set and is not muted in the Taskbar Volume Control and in the applicable output controls in the Playback Master Volume Control. Also verify in the Master Volume Control that the Wave device is not muted and is set to a proper level. Click the speaker icon ( or ) on the Microsoft Windows system tray to open the Volume control. Note: If the speaker icon is not on the windows task bar, press F1 while the Windows desktop is active and search for "Volume control" for instructions on how to change the volume and add the speaker icon to the task bar
Double-click the speaker icon ( or ) on the Windows system tray to open the Master volume control.
Connect external speakers or headphones to the audio connectors on the Value Line notebook to verify audio.
Stereo headphone jack
The headphone jack is used for connecting a stereo headphone or external speakers.
This jack is used to connect a microphone to your computer when you want to record voice or other sounds on the hard disk. This port can also be used by speech-recognition software.
Verify that the latest BIOS for the Value Line notebook has been installed.