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No sound coming (realtek sound driver)

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by gryn, Aug 1, 2011.

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  1. gryn

    gryn Thread Starter

    Mar 3, 2010
    Hii pls help. Im having difficulties with the sound on my pc. :confused:

    Speaker type: microlab x4
    Sound card: creative 5.1
    OS: Win7

    Creative 5.1 driver installed + realtek HD audio driver R263 installed.
    When creative 5.1 driver is chosen as the default device, sound is coming but not from woofer and front speakers.
    However when i play blu-ray movies (both on media player and vlc) sound is coming from all the speakers as opposed to sound coming only from the rear speakers when i play song from media player and youtube.

    When realtek is chosen as the default device no sound is coming.

    Hope you guys can help me out. thanks a lot. :)
  2. Oddba11


    May 12, 2011
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    Creative and Realtek are two different audio chipsets. Most likely, you have a Realtek audio chipset on the motherboard and a Creative Sound Card installed.

    The rear speakers working and the front not working, likely indicates a cable connectivity issue (ie: the output cable(s) of the sound card to the speakers) or possibly a speaker configuration issue in the audio setup.

    Simply switching the default audio chipset won't help. YOu would also need to change where the cables are connected.
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