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Windows 7: Problem with sound card

11 Nov 2012   #11
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Win 7 Ultimate x64

What I did was to set it to 5.1 speakers first and then enable the 7.1 virtual speaker setting. That is where you have to be to be able to "move" the speakers around. That makes it so that the headphones are muted and the speakers work.

Then I just switch between speakers (set to 5.1) and headphones depending on which I want to use at the time, and enabling the 7.1 virtual again (for whatever reason that check box doesn't stick when you switch).

If you have a 5.1 set of speakers you will lose the rears doing this as the card only supports 5.1, but it saves having to switch plugs back and forth. And as I said you still get to take advantage of the built in headphone amp, which doesn't work if you connect the case front panel to the card and connect the headphones from there.

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12 Nov 2012   #12

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Ok stormy I will have another go that is depending on how long you can hold your breath LOL!!
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12 Nov 2012   #13

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

No go mate either I have a dead three sets of headphones or an empty space between the ears probably the latter.

Never mind still got the speakers eh?

Thanks so much for trying and the time and patience

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