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Windows 7: 5.1 sound problems.


17 Jun 2011   #1

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5.1 sound problems.

Hi guys

Well, I have motherboard Asus P5Q3 deluxe with AP with soundMAX HD. Driver is up to date (from asus website). Aslo, I have 5.1 sound system. When Im doing the test everything works just fine. All 5 speakers are working. But, when Im starting to listen to the music from my hdd, rear speakers dont work. If you have any ideas about this strange things please let me know.

thanx


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17 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Is your recorded music 5.1?
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17 Jun 2011   #3
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Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
Is your recorded music 5.1?
This. Unless the source is 5.1 to begin with all you will get is stereo. To get 5.1/surround from stereo sources you need to enable speaker fill or whatever it is called in the Soundmax control panel, might even be in the Windows playback properties if there is an Enhancement tab.
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18 Jun 2011   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
Is your recorded music 5.1?
This. Unless the source is 5.1 to begin with all you will get is stereo. To get 5.1/surround from stereo sources you need to enable speaker fill or whatever it is called in the Soundmax control panel, might even be in the Windows playback properties if there is an Enhancement tab.
I changed all settings in sound or soundmax settings to 5.1. Then made 5.1 TEST and everything works fine. All 5 speaks are working. When I try to play the track , I only get sound in 2 speaks. Its definitely Windows 7 problem, because when I restarting pc in XP OS all 5 speaks are working well.
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18 Jun 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

As has already been said, unless the music is encoded in 5.1 to begin with (DVD-A, also known as DVD Audio) all you will get is stereo from it unless you enable the speaker fill option,

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18 Jun 2011   #6

windows 7
 
 

OK. Look what I have here:

I dont have any "speaker fill option". And finally, when I click OK, Im getting this error message.


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