As the title suggests, I recently hooked up my new asus video card using dvi from the card to hdmi in the monitor. Because of the sound capabilites of hdmi, my desktop no longer recognizes my external speakers at all, even when I swap to VGA, and even when I plug or unplug the speaker jack. I've gone into control panel > sounds and disabled the monitors speakers but nothing works. Any hints? Thanks!
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Go to task bar (bottom right of desktop)>right click speaker icon>playback devices>select speakers>apply
July 10, 2010 8:27:52 AM
The speakers no longer appear in playback devices! Just "Digital Output Device (HDMI)"
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July 11, 2010 9:08:54 AM
I figured it out even though no one could help me. Simply entered Bios and switched the inboard audio from "auto" to "enable." Not sure why a gtx card would change that setting automatically, but all is well thanks to me.