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Windows 7: How do i use both headphones and speakers at the same time?

17 Dec 2011   #1
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
How do i use both headphones and speakers at the same time?

I want to use both headphone and speaker at the same time. Like, the same audio comes from both of them. I want to use this so i can combine my speakers with the TV ( the one i use as monitor ) speakers to work as the 5.1 central speaker.
I googled it, and i only found results where the users wanted to get rid of that.

Thanks,
Alex.


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18 Dec 2011   #2
fireberd

Windows 7/8.1/10 64 bit
 
 

If you are using HDMI for the TV, you can only have one default audio playback device. Either the HDMI output or your "speakers" (PC sound card) which would allow you to use headphones.

This comes up frequently and I don't recall any posted way to get around this.
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18 Dec 2011   #3
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

if all your jack plugs are 3.5mm, then one of these may be your best option:



they're very cheap and should be easily available.
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18 Dec 2011   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

a usb sound card will do it, i recently bought one for about £5 so i could cue up tracks in virtual dj and still have the main sound come from the speakers. also the usb soundcard has the option for 7.1 channel

http://www.amazon.co.uk/1226-bus-pow...4214510&sr=8-3
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18 Dec 2011   #5
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Ah, thanks a lot for all the help!
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