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Windows 7: Dual monitors, different audio outputs?

09 Feb 2013   #1
thunderwolf333

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Dual monitors, different audio outputs?

I have my monitor (vga) and my tv (hdmi) hooked up to my desktop computer. When I listen to music I have it open on my monitor and the sound comes through the bookshelf speakers I have connected via the audio jack. However when I want to watch a video, I watch on the TV and I want the sound to be coming from the tv. Currently I go into the volume settings and change the default playback device. Is there anyway to do this automatically?


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10 Feb 2013   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Short answer, NO. Windows will only allow one default audio playback device, such as "Speakers" or "HDMI", but not both.
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10 Feb 2013   #3
thunderwolf333

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

that's too bad. there's not even a 3rd party program with this functionality?
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