[Help] How do I get the Audio IN and Audio OUT port to work on my laptop?


Jul 16, 2016
Hi, I have a Compaq S104TX laptop (Windows 10) and it has only one audio I/O port. I recently picked up a Kingston HyperX Cloud Core and as luck may have it, it has 2 different jacks, one for audio in and one for the mic..so to counter that, I bought a soundcard and plugged both the jacks in there but when I used the headphones after, the sound quality was utter [CENSORED].

So then I tried to leave the mic jack on the sound card and the audio jack plugged into the audio port of the laptop but it refuses to work.

Anything I can do about this?
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