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Windows 7: sound plays through speakers and headphones at the same time

20 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
sound plays through speakers and headphones at the same time

hi guy

I have just installed my windows 7 ultimate 32bit on my computer. Then i installed Realtek AC'97 Audio
sound drivers. I got my sound working and everthing but when any sound is played like music it plays through my headphones and speakrs at the same time

help guys


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20 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Realtek AC97 is very old audio. What is the model of your PC or motherboard? Did you install a Vista/Windows 7 sound driver?
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20 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

my computer is realy old so is the motherboard the computer is called compaq evo510. when i was installing the sound drivers it was for vista and windows 7
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20 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

The HP/Compaq downloads for this model only show a sound driver for Win 2000/98/XP. These drivers are not compatible with Win 7. http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport...tem=hd-17950-2

If you are using a non-Vendor driver you are at the mercy of how it works. Newer sound systems, such as RealTek, have a control panel that allows customization such as whether the speakers are turned off when a headset is connected. The generic Windows installed HD Audio Codec (if Windows will even install in this old audio chip) is probably the best that you can do.
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20 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

so there is now way that i could change it so it plays through onwe output device?
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20 Jan 2013   #6

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

If you have installed a sound driver, uninstall it and let Windows install the generic, basic function, HD Audio Codec (if it can) and then see how it works.

Go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the AC97 sound to highlight it and then LEFT click "Uninstall". Also Check to the box to also uninstall the drivers. Then restart the PC and when Windows starts Windows should detect the sound and install a driver. No guarantee this will work, but its worth a try.
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22 Jan 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

it workt for me on Windows 7 home professional but not on ultimate even if i select check online for drivers it wont find them but i have the same problem on home professional. windows find ed the drivers and install them automaticly buut i could still hear 2 output devices playing at the same time
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