Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: How can I play music threw sound card ?

02 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 home
How can I play music threw sound card ?

I often play music threw my sound card on paltalk this was on windows xp but now since I bought a whole new computer with windows 7 .. how would I do that ??

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Welcome Daspawnx!

I'm not quite sure what you want to do. Do you have an external device you are wanting to hook up and play through the speakers?

Try hooking the device up, and open Windows Media Player. In the left pane, see if you can find your device.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 home

no external device just the internal.. I had heard that windows took out that function..
My System SpecsSystem Spec

03 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Pro X64

Darn my sister dose the same thing on XP with her computer...If it was not to late I could check this myself, but with Xp was the speaker listed under device manager and if so is it listed under win& DM?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Feb 2010   #5


I'm not 100% sure what you guys are asking for, but to select your device and set it's properties:

A) Right-click on the Volume icon on the Task Bar > Play Back Devices and then select your default/configure etc


B) Type "Sound" in the search Field of the Task Bar , select Sound and configure from there.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Feb 2010   #6


To activate line in:
Right click on the volume icon in task bar, PlayBack Devices, Recording, right click on Line In, Properties...

Then there's a tab named Listen, go there and check the option...And there you are
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 How can I play music threw sound card ?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Enabled sound threw tv, now computer speakers wont work
Hello, this is my first post I was trying to watch a video on youtube one night, and the sound was not loud enough, so I changed my audio device from my pc speakers to my tv, I use for a monitor. Now I cannot enable sound on my pc speakers, in fact they are nowhere to be found in my audio...
Sound & Audio
SD card to play music in car stereo
I have recently purchased a car which was originally used in Japan. It has the original stereo Nhdtw59g 36064. The stereo has a slot for an sd card and I have been unable to get any music to play. I have tried MP3 wma. different sd cards also. I have now managed to get hold of a Japanese card but...
Music, Pictures & Video
some sound files do not play with some music players only under win 7
Here is a tough one for the audio gurus out there. I have been recording lectures on my phone for years using a program called Easy Voice Recorder. It records in wav format. I transfer the files to my PC and convert them to smaller mp3's, which I typically play with winamp. I could of...
Sound & Audio
Sound Card for playing music in Stereo
Hi. Advice needed. I have a new motherboard in my machine, an ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS - and my 2 soundcards the older Adigity 2 ZS with all the bells and whistles locsk up the machine and the X Fi Gamer SB 0730 in...
Sound & Audio
Music Sound Card - That is compatible with Windows 7?
I'm talking about music sound cards here guys, like names like M-Audio and such. I want an internal soundcard but I dunno what brand to go with and has no problems with Windows 7 (x64), could anyone tell me? PS: I heard M-Audio is really crap for support on W7, true?
Sound & Audio

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:36.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App