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Windows 7: Using laptop and dock outputs simultaneously

22 Jan 2015   #1
walkstar

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Using laptop and dock outputs simultaneously

Hi there,

I have the standard docking station for my Lenovo Thinkpad T440s and I'm wondering if it's possible to output sound from both the built-in headphone jack on the laptop itself AND the headphone jack on the back of the docking station. Ideally as individual playback devices in the Win7 settings so I can assign programs to each one.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Cheers,
Walker

Edit: Forgot to mention, my laptop came installed with Realtek HD Audio Manager but I haven't found it helpful in regards to my question above.


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22 Jan 2015   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

The setting is really in the playback sound properties (right click on the speaker icon). But there you can only assign 1 output device as default.
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