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Windows 7: Realtek Audio Only Stereo

15 Jan 2012   #1

Windos 7 64 bit
Realtek Audio Only Stereo

I have a Gigabyte GA-EP45T-UD3LR with realtek ALC888 audio and current driver of I can only get 2.1 through my optical out with the exception of dvd's or the test under sound / properties / supported formats and the test in media center. I think the problem is under playback devices for the realtek digital output the configure button is grayed out so I cannot change the speaker arrangement. I have tried numerous drivers with no luck installed and uninstalled the realtek hd audio manager and or run without it and no change. Windows media or VLC both give me the same result, 2.1 on any video and 5.1 off of dvd's. Anybody got any help or ideas?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jan 2012   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

Did you get this driver from Gigabytes website?

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 775 - GA-EP45T-UD3LR (rev. 1.3)

Also, Bios F10 addresses audio, though the latest is F12E
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Realtek Audio Only Stereo

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