Re: turns 5.1 sound into 2-speaker sound only
Yep. It is.
Decrease my ignorance please. How did you install drivers for your
motherboard and where did you find them?
"Bravo Computers UK" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> well thats odd cos i managed to get 5.1 from my realtek AC 97 card i just
> installed my motherboard drivers then update that way and it worked cos
> i installed vista my S/C didnt register
> "A" <A@A.net> wrote in message
>> This is getting frustrating.
>> My integreated AC 97 Realtek sound built into the motherboard was
>> "updated" by Vista on install of the OS. But it's turned it into
>> 2-speaker sound instead of 5.1, even after uninstalling and reinstalling
>> several times.
>> It MAY (doesn't always) show up as 5.1 speakers when I try to configure
>> them, but sound is only delivered through the right and left front
>> speakers, either in the test or in practice. Speaker connections are
>> Now here's what gets even weirder: I went out and bought a Sound Blaster
>> Audigy SE, downloaded the Vista drivers and software apps from
>> Creative.com, plugged in my speakers to the 5.1 ports on the card,
>> and Vista recognizes it ONLY as stereo speakers, and when I click on
>> Configure, nothing happens. I can't change it.
>> So what's going on and does anybody have any idea about how to fix this?
>> Sorry about crossposting, but didn't know what specific group could
>> address this.