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Windows 7: Play sound through speakers while talking on headset mic

09 Oct 2012   #1
nostaw5

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Play sound through speakers while talking on headset mic

Hi there! its been a while

So i purchased a microsoft lx-3000 usb headset with a mic and its great!

however there is 1 problem. I want to play sound through my 5.1 speakers while using the mic on the headset HOWEVER

When i plug the headset in the sound automatically switches to the headphones and not out of the speakers

if i remove the usb then the speakers work again but ALAS the mic obviously wont work :P


any solution to get around this. my headphones dont have the best bass quality of a gunshot or the likes!!

CHURR BRU!


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09 Oct 2012   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Open Windows Playback properties and set the speakers as the default playback device, and leave the headset as the default recording device.
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09 Oct 2012   #3
nostaw5

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Open Windows Playback properties and set the speakers as the default playback device, and leave the headset as the default recording device.
Wow I completely forgot about that! Thanks
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