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Matthias99Jul 22, 2010, 12:06 PM There are (at least) two different problems being referred to in this thread.Problem #1) The Realtek HD drivers for Windows 7 -- at least the 64-bit I connected it to the green output and its working...but why did it act up now all of a sudden? As of 7/21/2010, the latest drivers (R2.50) do not have this option, at least in Windows 7 64-bit.If that option is not there:They *do* have another mode that will do this, Also, will this interfere with the Realtek Audio Console? useful reference

even I tried almost everything , I have installed the latest sound drivers , I have the sound drivers from diff vendors too like soundmax etc. If you have the realtek hd audio manager installed, then just double click on that-select sound effects and select the environment that way. Realtek AC97 audio not outputting on windows 7.some drivers are not installed an solved 2.1 speakers vs digital audio output on onboard realtek card solved Audio Issues - Only getting 2.1 AnonymousJun 10, 2010, 9:12 PM Hey Guys!!!I THINK I FINALLY FOUND THE SOLUTIONfor not being able to set 5.1 channel audio output via SPDIF-Digital OUT (with COAXIAL cable) in Realtek High http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-cant-do-5-1-right.136050/

Windows 10 Surround Sound Not Working

it does work a little... I had the same problems so I was messing around last night. I need help please! how can I have a surround option like 5.1?

I can not get the front 2 speakers to work as the front L/R speakers. popatimApr 24, 2010, 10:34 AM It sounds like your audio is being routed thru the HDMI.Have you tried running the optical cable from the receiver to the tv? I believe I am running the latest driver pack R251 from Realtek. Center And Rear Speakers Not Working Helpful +8 Report nicolas Apr 27, 2010 at 02:51 PM i cant hear my speaker sound I dont know why Helpful +7 Report Heiskell Jan 19, 2009 at 09:02 PM Ever

If you go under the "Sound Effects" tab in the audio manager, changing the "Environment" setting to "Room" will effectively cause a stereo surround upmix. (All of the modes will do 5.1 Rear Speakers Not Working They worked fine on Vista but when I installed Windows 7 I only have 2.1 sound. In addition to his post, I found that in my PC these settings were in a different key (I suppose it's because of the driver version), so you might want to useful source but still thanx ...

Do I have a bad channel on my brand new computer sound card? Only 2 Speakers Working 5.1 System By default, it's configured to be 2.1 only. Helpful +2 Report s0ul Feb 4, 2010 at 06:05 AM yes well the thing is that the speakers should work W/O the speaker fill option. I could not make the realtek control panel play the rear speakers unless I switched to 7.1.

5.1 Rear Speakers Not Working

For the ones that have something connected, double-clicking the jack's icon brings up a modal dialog where you can select which output you would like mapped to that jack.If you are And since I'm not willing to pay $30 for Creative software (see: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprohardware/thread/9ec26eb0-b469-44b2-a352-e0d3e03541cd), I guess I'll have to wait for Realtek to provide a solution, as its 3DSoundBack, which is supposed Windows 10 Surround Sound Not Working plzzzzzz Report Matt- Mar 12, 2010 at 05:49 PM the speakers will only opperate in 2.1 ch mode unless u have a sounds card by creative or another company which suppors How To Make All Speakers Work On Surround Sound FutureJul 6, 2009, 1:18 AM Thanks for your reply kg4icg, Though i did notice this but the quality of the sound is not like it was on Windows XP, also in

which fills the sound in the speakers better than before. (still not that good but u can try it out) OR u can change the experience by simply interchanging the rear see here The bad thing about it is when you want to play games with real surround sound, for all speakers would just play the same thing. The sound was horrible. fix that ... How To Configure 5.1 Speakers In Windows 7

  • Amazingly though, sometimes after putting the system in hibernate mode and coming back, the audio worked.
  • I can't comment on 32 bit, but I know this is happening with Windows 7 64-bit for sure.
  • For further support, Microsoft does have an official Windows 7 RC Support Forum located here http://tinyurl.com/9fhdl5 .
  • As people have said before, playing 2-channel audio with Speaker Fill ON sounds distorted in every speaker except the front 2 channels.
  • WRONG!I'm now worse off as I'm not seeing any option for 5.1 at all even though it says the HD driver is installed, I tried letting Windows install the driver automatically
  • Ny computer is an Acer Aspire X3810 PC running Windows 7 - 64 bit.I'm not using digital.
  • but the rear speakers dont have the full sound quality and there is an extra distortion or something like that in those speakers when u only hear them ..
  • My solution was to export 2 registry keys, one with the original configuration, and one with all jacks set to front ( or what suits you best), then just click the
  • You can get 5.1 during movies (as the audio is already encoded), but other PC audio is stuck at 2.0.As for everyone else, make sure the proper playback device is set

Thanks in advance. On my system, when I open up Control Panel->Realtek HD Audio Manager, on the right side of the window is a graphical display showing all the rear and front input jacks. It refused to give me sound even reinstalling the realtek driver, under the manager the only "sound" was coming from the 7.1 settings... http://hcsprogramming.com/not-working/windows-cd-burning-not-working.php I did not have this issue with XP 32-bit.

You might want to try the latest drivers from the Realtek website to see if they have fixed this. Surround Sound Not Working Pc If you play 5.1 channel audio through the speakers, they all play normally - which makes sense because the "fill" option isn't needed in this case. gamerk316Aug 26, 2010, 8:30 PM There are (at least) two different problems being referred to in this thread.Problem #1) The Realtek HD drivers for Windows 7 -- at least the 64-bit

Hope it helps, if it doesn't , noaudiooutput.com have other suggestion.

And even there I didnt get the full sounds only background echoes and such. Setting the rear output to 'rear speakers' gets the sound back, but they no longer work in the Realtek audio manager test or anything else!What worked for me was to set Even between 5.1 and 7.1 there are differences - when set to 5.1 you have to manually change the output jack to side speakers, and in 7.1 you have to set Realtek 5.1 Driver JessicaMicrosoft Windows Client Team AnonymousOct 16, 2009, 7:49 PM I have the same problem as Future.I have a creative sound card and 5.1 logitech which worked brilliantly in windows xp but

I live with the hope that eventually they will!I have fixed it with the Dolby surround button but i'd like to know how to set the jacks to different output settings. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. You installed the latest Vinyl drivers ( which are for VIA chipsets) and got everything to work properly with your realtek audio? Get More Info Helpful +6 Report Logan Aug 17, 2010 at 02:15 PM i tryed all the stuff possible is true if u check the bass management, and speaker fill u can hear a

Only after searching through a few sites again I saw a screenshot of it running and realized it was designed to Windows Vista, so all I had to do was run please help me! I've tried every concievable thing to try and change the sound settings so it supports all 5 speakers but only the 2 front ones play. If it does, then problem solved!

But the outcome is the same for me - all surround works in all applications, including the audio manager tests and in PowerDVD.In summary, try different speaker configurations in the Realtek Your cache administrator is webmaster. However, this will break anything that tries to play real 5.1 or 7.1 audio, since the side and rear audio is then not going anywhere!Realtek also offers a utility on their Your card is probably set up for 7.1 and you have your speaker wire hooked into the 7.1 slot and not the 5.1 which is why the PC recognizes the FL

When i go into sound properties, then advanced, I can only select 2 channel operation.I've got a gigabyte board with Realtek HD audio. It takes less than a minute and is completely free! Register now Not a member yet? Report benijoh- Jul 4, 2009 at 03:03 AM Dulator here is right...

revert back to xp but loose the brilliant new features of windows 7?Please help AnonymousOct 25, 2009, 6:54 PM I also have the same problem with a creative sound card and Its worked fine after a long time.... Thank you [email protected] Helpful -2 Report julie Feb 10, 2009 at 06:07 PM i loose my audio device I need to installed again Helpful -9 Report Spike7960 Jun 18, 2009 at The ones that have nothing connected are greyed out.

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