Satellite A300 - sometimes no sound

Hi people,

I had a Satellite A300 with built-in speakers. From time to time, it happens that the left one does not work properly. It doesn't come any sound out of it. Next time, when I start the computer laptop new averything's alright. I have already installed the new drivers for the sound card. But without success. I should mention that the headphone connector is working properly.
My question is: what can I do? The warranty time has not yet expired. Should I send it for repair?

Thank you


Hi Marcus,

It seems that the internal speakers should be replaced. I mean if external speakers or headphones are working, the only reason could be the internal speakers.

So in your case I would call a service provider authorized cost a repair. I guess this internal speakers should be expensive, but just ask for it. I think that the technicians can make you a good offer! :)

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