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Windows 7: Windows detects surround sound, but music doesn't use

18 Apr 2009   #1

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 RC 7100
Windows detects surround sound, but music doesn't use

Windows detected my surround sound system just fine and I hear a noise from each speaker when I click the test button, but in WMP or another player it only plays from the two front speakers. I thought this was solved but apparently it's not. Any idea how I can fix it?

It's onboard surround sound on my ASUS P5Q SE PLUS mobo.

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21 Apr 2009   #2

Widnows 7 Ultimate Beta x64 Build 7100

Yup the same thing with me. Downloaded and installing the latest Realtek drivers. That would fix it mostly.
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06 Dec 2009   #3


Try this thread as it explains a lot Laptop to TV (through HDMI) to surround, but no 5.1
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