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Windows 7: Using Stereo Mix without speakers

16 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Using Stereo Mix without speakers

I have found that in order to use the "Stereo Mix" recording option, I have to have my speakers set as the default playback device. I have a USB headset that I use and I was wondering if there was a way to set that as my default playback device and still have my Stereo Mix pick up sound?

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16 Jan 2011   #2
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Win 7 Ultimate x64

Unless the USB headset has its own control panel similar to the Realtek or Creative ones, then no as a USB headset in no way uses the drivers or features of a sound card.
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