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Windows 7: No Speaker Volume Control with HDMI Monitor

20 Feb 2011   #1

Windows & Home Premium 64 Bit
No Speaker Volume Control with HDMI Monitor

Hi everyone,

I just got a new monitor with speakers on it and I hooked it up to my video card with a HDMI cable. I don't want to use the monitor's speakers because they don't get very loud but for some reason the volume control knob on my external speakers hasn't worked since I plugged the monitor in.

I've gone into the playback devices and set my speakers to be the default device but I can crank knob all the way from 0 to max on my speakers and the sound remains at a constant level (which is very low as well). I've also tried disabling all of the Nvidia high def audio devices but that hasn't helped anything either. I'd greatly appreciate some advice with this!

Thanks in Advance

My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Use a dvi cable instead of hdmi for the monitor.
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 No Speaker Volume Control with HDMI Monitor

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