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Windows 7: 5.1 surround doesnt work

27 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
5.1 surround doesnt work

So after installing win 7 ultimate x64, 5.1 surround stopped working and now i can only use my 2 front speakers + sub. In test all speakers don't work aswell. Help!

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27 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS

Have you checked that Win 7 has found the driver
for your device? Windows should find device drivers
however you say you have just installed it which leads me
to believe that you may be using older hardware, and this being the case
Windows 7 may not always find ALL of the required drivers.

For example on an old Toshiba laptop of mine a Windows 7 Professional install
after having Vista on will not find my webcam driver.

Check the driver first is what I'm saying.

By the way- what is your Audio software as listed
in Control Panel? (ie: the second image was opened by clicking
on what software for example- Realtek audio manager)
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27 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Ignore my first post and tell me what to do if i have no audio devices and sound? What should i download?
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28 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS

Apologies for getting back here later than expected- been busy.

You are being a little vague with specifics, however
maybe this will help you solve oyur problem.
Try following the instructions found here:
No audio device installed? - TechSpot OpenBoards
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