i have a problem that i recently bought Creative A520 5.1 Sound System .... i have two sound cards 1 Creative Audigy2 zs and other is VIA VT1828S builtin ... problem is that i only hear front 2 speakers and sub the other 3 just off ... i hear nothing from other 3 speakers .. no sound in music / games / movies ...... i configure them in control panel sound to 5.1 but still nothing i also tried creative and Via Software but nothing ...... right now i am using windows 7 64bit ultimate ...... what i m doing wrong please HElp
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According to what I can find on the Creative site, the Audigy 2ZS only supports 5.1 "digital", not analog. If this is correct, then you can't use this for 5.1 "analog" audio (typical powered 5.1 computer speaker system).
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