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Windows 7: Sound only works in one application

24 Dec 2010   #1

Professional 64
Sound only works in one application

Exclusive control is unticked.

Basically whichever app I open first will have sound, but if I'm listening to music and want to watch something on Youtube I have to close Foobar in order to get sound on Youtube. Then if I open Foobar again it will say Device not detected and I have to close Chrome and Foobar and then open Foobar first to go back to listening to music.

Pretty rubbish. Any ideas?

Creative Audigy 4 I should add.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Dec 2010   #2

Professional 64

Ehhh nevermind it was a kernel streaming problem
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Sound only works in one application

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