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Windows 7: Play sounds thru 2 ports

21 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit
Play sounds thru 2 ports

Hey all. I'm wondering why windows 7 doesn't allow you to play sounds thru 2 different jacks or ports. As in, my case has USB, front headphones jack, and rear speakers jack.

But I can only at one time use one of the 3. I can only have sounds routed thru my speakers. Or thru my headphone jack, or my USB headphones. I can't have 2 running.

Basically sometimes I want game sounds thru speakers and vent thru headphones. Or much simpler, I want 2 headphones running so my girlfriend and I can watch hulu together.

My audio drivers are all up to date. It's a Windows 7 option/setting or lack there of.

How do I get it to play sound thru both the front and rear speaker jacks simultaneously?

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21 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit

No help?

Not even a "Sorry, that's not possible?"
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

No replies because evidently no one knows. Their is a sticky on jack reassignment but don't know if it could help its here Realtek HD Changing Jack output reassignments ( FIX ) As to sharing hulu this of course would only work with headphones that were non usb would be to by a 1 into 2 adapter. so a responce but I'm pretty sure not what you wanted. Also in specs you list sound as na?. Fabe
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