No. The sound section (speaker) is split into two speakers
Intel(R) High Definition Audio HDMI
Realtek High Definition Audio
There is good graphics for the speakers. I have just checked with a CD and I can see the speakers working but - no sound (and I did unplug the earphones
Eureka! I puzzled at the options on the menu button and went to the extreme left - adjoining the channel + & -. Immediate sound from a tv programme. How and why I used this I don't know because I have always used the remote on the rare occasions I have used the TV facility.
However, all is well and many thanks Bernie. I will log my satisfaction.