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Windows 7: No 5.1 sound in Windows 7?

08 Feb 2010   #11
Fantail

7 x64 | 7 x64
 
 

I am not sure this is a solution or if it'll even work but;
Try going into your sound config screen where you test the speakers, enable 7.1 and screen/check out 2nd set of rear speakers.


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09 Feb 2010   #12
Melee54

Windows 7
 
 

Tried that, doesn't work. In my normal setup, all of the speakers work in the test, but windows won't play any file in 5.1. In XP, everything I had (with exception to the things not encoded in 5.1) played in full surround. But in 7, absolutely nothing plays in 5.1 except the speaker test. So dumb...
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10 Feb 2010   #13
Ivcak

Windows 7 x64
 
 

yup i have the same problem i have sound-max on-board and i cant get full 5.1 in any applications only in test i try everything but no help... i read somewhere that if u put sound card on PCI slot then 5.1 will work perfectly so dump....
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15 Apr 2010   #14
Ali100

windows 7 build 7600
 
 
question AND answer

customers and Users question:
No 5.1 sound in Windows 7 AND Vista AND Vista SP1 AND
Vista SP2 ...... AND Windows 7 SP100 ... Why?

Microsoft answer:
For fix this Problem Please Go Back to Windows XP OR Windows 95
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13 May 2010   #15
vennacher

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

Try reassigning the line in jack to bass/center channel and plugging into it. Fix the no 5.1 problem for me. Or can uninstall the realtek driver and use the one that comes with windows 7.
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13 May 2010   #16
acurasd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ali100 View Post
customers and Users question:
No 5.1 sound in Windows 7 AND Vista AND Vista SP1 AND
Vista SP2 ...... AND Windows 7 SP100 ... Why?

Microsoft answer:
For fix this Problem Please Go Back to Windows XP OR Windows 95

How much did they charge you for that answer?
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26 Jul 2010   #17
Cammel

WIN7
 
 
5.1

I get 5.1 in Windows it is when i go to play a game that I only get two speakers working. Tests in windows config and Via HD both work all six speakers. Latest drivers i dont know what the heck.
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26 Jul 2010   #18
Cammel

WIN7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ali100 View Post
customers and Users question:
No 5.1 sound in Windows 7 AND Vista AND Vista SP1 AND
Vista SP2 ...... AND Windows 7 SP100 ... Why?

Microsoft answer:
For fix this Problem Please Go Back to Windows XP OR Windows 95

I was wondering about that. It did work in XP and I think in Vista too.
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26 Jul 2010   #19
Spekko

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version you might find a few solutions in that thread. Many people have different solutions all of em didnt seem to work for me. Try my solution on the last page . hope u get it sorted
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