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Windows 7: Stereo to Surround

24 Feb 2010   #1

Windows XP PRO x64 / Windows 7 RTM x64
Stereo to Surround


I have been using XP for ages so I never run Vista. So I got a nasty suprise when I installed Windows 7. I always played my music with WMP, and in XP WMP automaticly mixes a stereo sound to all boxes in my 5.1 setup which is great. In W7 this isn't the case it just uses the front left an front right speaker. So I tried the Speaker Fill option which worked partially I got sound from all speakers except my subwoofer. Which results in a pretty crappy sound. Does anybody know an other media player which mixes a stereo sound to surround or does anybody have a trick to make it work in WMP?


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24 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


Have you tried changing your sound card option to Surround?

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24 Feb 2010   #3

Windows XP PRO x64 / Windows 7 RTM x64

Jup, first thing I did.
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