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Windows 7: Disabled HDMI audio in sound drivers, but also lost visual display!

06 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7, 64bit.
Disabled HDMI audio in sound drivers, but also lost visual display!

I usually have my computer connected to my LG TV via HDMI cable, recently I tried disabling the sound from my LG TV, so it just played through my computer speakers, however when I disabled the HDMI driver in the sound driver menu, I also lost visual display. I reconnected my computer through VGA, but then even when I click 'show disabled devices' I still can't find the HDMI driver again, therefore I can't get my computer to work through the HDMI cable again.

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06 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit

The disabled HDMI device should show up in Device Manager if you can't find it in Sound.
There wouldn't have been any need to actually disable it, since you can simply set the default playback device to your computer speakers.
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09 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7, 64bit.

Thanks alot. Have it sorted now, wasn't aware of the Device Manager. Haha, how simple of me. thanks again!
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