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Windows 7: cannot set headphone as default playback

27 Nov 2012   #21

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chris1and2 View Post
so pretty much i took logic and threw it out the window.... go to playback devices and disable your headset by right-clicking. Now all sound should go through your headset. Moral of the day is **** Logic :)
Great fun!

Personally I call it "Taiwan Torture" (solving the Chinese puzzles)

Frikkin Asus manuals (esp) over past decades do not mention how to change crucial settings to make things work!!

Their geeks are notorius for not spelling it all out and you have to wait for months sometimes for a tinkerer who solves the missing info.

Well done!

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19 Jun 2015   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I know this is an old post and everything, but I am sure there's still people trying to figure out how to make your headphones default. Just simply disable the headphones, control panel > hardware and sound > sound > then disable headphones, just by simply right click it and click disable the sounds. That's it connect your headphones and you should still have sounds coming thru even if its disabled. Hope this helps anyone with this problem.
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