what do i need to do?
Get a toothpick and wiggle it around in the audio out port until you 'flip' the switch for optical/digital out. The red light should go off and you should be able to select your internal speakers again for output.
Seriously. It's worked for hundreds of people.
I had this happen to me and I rapidly inseted and removed the headphones in and out of the jack 10 times or less and it flipped the internal toggle switch back.
Thanks Clinton! It worked, but I think there's a repair on the horizon.
Thanks, shldr2thewheel. I tried this with a slightly larger jack (manufacturing tolerances) and it worked, but not a second time. Repair down the road.
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