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Windows 7: how do i make mc7 default audio output separate from system default

06 Mar 2012   #1
kmillion91

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
how do i make mc7 default audio output separate from system default

I have searched the internet for a solution but am not able to find one.

My issue is that i would like to be able to have media center audio play only through my tv and not through my pc main speaker system, tv is hooked through hdmi output on graphics card, speaker system through 5.1 output on motherboard. I have tried the audiorenderupdater extender but all that does is set default audio out for entire system, so when itunes is used or game is played on computer audio goes through tv. I would like all system noises, media player, and game audio to run through pc speakers and simultaneously all media center audio (recorded/live tv) to go through tv audio, so i can watch sports center while playing mass effect and have audio from sportscenter on tv audio from mass effect on pc speakers.

Also is there a way to separate media player's actions from media center's. For example if you are laying music in media player and then open media center and play a tv show, music playback stops, not a big deal just like media player better than itunes and would like to be able to watch tv in media center while playing music in media player rather than itunes


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10 Mar 2012   #2
kmillion91

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

this has become less of an issue for me now that i have set up a wired network to my 360 and am just streaming through that but still would like to be able to make media center default audio playback device tv and computer default speakers, at least i have found a decent work around
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