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Windows 7: Alienware Not Automatically switching between headphones and speakers.

04 Sep 2012   #1
qerniep

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Alienware Not Automatically switching between headphones and speakers.

I have an alienware m14x and every time I plug in my headphones i have to manually switch between my built in speakers and my headphones. I just want it to be automatic...what do?

p.s. every time i plug in the headphones, soundblaster recon3Di control panel pops up, but then i have to manually switch the output.


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04 Sep 2012   #2
fireberd

Windows 7/10 64 bit
 
 

Are you using the Dell supplied RealTek sound driver? If not, install this and see if it helps.
Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States]

I didn't see a download for the Soundblaster software, but it may be in the "My Dell" downloads, that I can't access.

If you are using the correct Dell driver, suggest you consider reposting on the special Dell Alienware users forum for more help from those familiar with this setup.
Alienware Club - Dell Community
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07 Sep 2012   #3
qerniep

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you it worked
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07 Sep 2012   #4
fireberd

Windows 7/10 64 bit
 
 

Great. Glad I could help and thanks for the feedback.

Jack
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