Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Multiple programs on diff outputs

09 Oct 2010   #1

windows 7 64bit
Multiple programs on diff outputs

Hello all hope u can help me,
I used to have vista 64 bit and i used to play music through my speakers and then have either ventrillo or voip on my headset independant of each other.
But since i've upgraded to windows 7 i have been unable to achieve this
Any help would be appreciated.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Oct 2010   #2

windows 7 ultimate x64
same here

i have the same problem and dident find a solution yet.
i have win 7 ultimate x64

on WinXP this worked:
1. i start my soundplayer, browser or what ever and had the sound on my boxes.
2. i switched audiodevice to my usb headset wich has an own soundchip.
3. i started an other application and had its sound on my headset while it keept playing the sound from the first application on the boxes.

on win7:
doing the same like on winXP switchs all sound together to the headset.

i cant tell the browser, player, game etc on wich sounddevice it has to put the sound to.

please help me i dont like to switch back to winXP if not needed.
thanks for any help
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Multiple programs on diff outputs

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Setting up multiple screen outputs
I have recently run a HDMI cable from my PC to my TV, but im finding i have to set the output screen every time i wish to watch on TV. What im currently doing is each time i have to right click on desktop then select Screen Resolution. Its already set to multiple monitors but the TV has black...
Sound & Audio
Can I assign programs to multiple sound outputs?
My computer has built in sound, it also has sound over HDMI. The video playback software that came with my blueray drive recognizes the sound over HDMI, and gives me the option to use it, while everything else comes out the computer's speakers. Can I do this with a single program? I'd...
Sound & Audio
Diff. color codes for diff. partitions?
Dear All, As we all know, the hard disc drives are shown in red color when we run out of space and in blue color when enuf free space is there. I was wondering if it is possible to have diff. colors for diff. partitions say red, green, orange etc (irrespective of space present or not). Plz let...
General Discussion
BSOD errors. multiple times during multiple programs
windows 7 x64 - original install on system but i don't have my disks. they are somewhere... - full retail version installed - age of the system is approximately 3 years - age of the install is approximately 2 years it seems to happen at random but i get BSODs. approximately 2-3 times a day...
BSOD Help and Support
Playback Devices - Multiple Outputs
Does anyone know if Windows 8 will intergrate multiple output devices to play at the same time? Windows 7 doesn't do it... which is stupid. Pirates will always find a way to bypass this, but I'm stuck without this important feature!!! This is absolutely CRUCIAL for HTPC (home theatre PC) people...
Sound & Audio

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:35.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App