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Windows 7: Realtek HD Audio optical output

23 Feb 2009   #1
P1eTr0

Win 7
 
 
Realtek HD Audio optical output

Hi!

I have a little problem, with my notebook.
I've installed Win 7, and it's working fine, except that there is an optical jack output on my notebook, but I can't use it, because the I can't see it on the Realtek HD audio manager.
With XP, it worked fine. And when I plug in the optical cable, the software defines it as a headphone....
The audio hardware is Realtek HD Audio (ALC883), and it an msi s262x notebook (with Realtek R2.16 vista driver).

If you have some good ideas please tell me.
Thank you.

P1eTr0


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23 Apr 2009   #2
BMfan

windows 7
 
 

I have the same problem with the via sound driver.
It loses the sound after there hasn't been any sound for about 5 minutes.What i do is disable the driver and then renable the driver and then it works.
Try a previous driver because the latest one on my board doesn't pick up my optical but the previous one does.
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