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Realtek Audio not detecting analog inputs

Q: Realtek Audio not detecting analog inputs

I have a Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3R that has had no problem for quite a long time using Windows 7 64 bit. Recently after a reboot, the integrated Realtek audio no longer detects any analog connection (tried with mic/speakers/headphones) in any of the jacks.

I removed the current drivers using add / remove, rebooted, then installed the latest drivers from Gigabyte, then I tried Realtek directly, and finally the default Windows audio drivers. I also tried removing the drivers with driver sweeper, directly from device manager, etc. and installing a fresh set of drivers. Additionally, I disconnected the front audio jacks from the motherboard in case that was causing a problem. Windows detects the sound card and there appears to be no problems in device manager.

I've gone through every available option in the Realtek sound control options, but I'm at a loss. I have a USB headset that works without a problem, but I can't get these darn analog speakers to work. Any advice? Before anyone says it, 'set default device' is grayed out as an option for the speakers.

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A: Realtek Audio not detecting analog inputs

Provide a snippet of your Windows Volume mixer, Playback devices.

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Hi there,

I'm having some problems with blu-ray analog playback...

The start of the story goes right back to plugging in the cables from my 5.1 channel z-5500 speaker system. The surround cable in this system is coloured black, which matches the rear input on the audio hardware. However, if I select 5.1 speakers in the realtek configuration screen, the rear speakers option is greyed out, I can only select sides. And, with sides selected, I get no sound from the surrounds. At this point there are two solutions I can find:

1. Stick with a 5.1 software configuration, and move the black speaker cable from the black rear input to the grey side input. (Actually you can also retask the rear input to sides to achieve the same result.)
2. Lie and say I have a 7.1 configuration, this enables the rear speaker option, and I can disable sides to have a 5.1, 7.1 config .

I've been working with option 1, 5.1 software config plus cable in sides input.

This setup seems to work fine for most 5.1 audio software. However, enter PowerDVD 10, software that purports to output full range (non-downsampled) blu-ray audio on ALC889. Sounds cool, so I tried out the trial.

Sure enough a blu shows 48Khz,24bit full resolution when playing. Great! Except, that I get no audio from the surrounds in the Dolby TrueHD main feature! I can get sound from all 6 channels, if I move the black speaker back to the black rear input. Of course in this configuration, the surrounds are silent if I try to send audio t... Read more

A:Realtek HD Audio analog 5.1 setup

Interesting further discussion in this thread on Tom's Hardware.

One guy puts up a screenshot showing Realtek HD Audio 5.1 config as front/center/*rear*, seems he has an ALC888 on GA-MA770T-UD3P mobo.

Not what I get, I get only front/center/*side*.

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Hello there,
i have a Asus IPIBL-LB motherboard with realtek ALC888S audio onboard, since a few days ago, after i did a clean instalations of windows 7 ultimate 64, the sound board was detected and windows install it, no problems, BUT... i don not hear anything when i went to the Sound properties the default device is Realtek Digital Audio, i have two RCA also, but i only use analog ones, black, green, orange cables from my 5.1 speakers, but now for some reason in the audio properties, the speakers are not detected, and in the Audio Realtek Manager, the right side, only the digital are shown as detected not the analog.

I already thied to install newest drivers available, for like 5 times, and no diference.

Could someone help me?

A:Realtek ALC888S onboard audio, no analog detected

Open the Sound panel, click the Playback tab and right click anywhere in the box. See if "Show Disabled Devices" and "Show Disconnected Devices" are both checked. If not, click on the boxes to Check Mark. If Speakers show up in the device list, right click then click Set as Default Device.

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I have an Asus M4A89TD pro / usb3 that has Realtek audio onboard. I have just finished my build and have never been able to get any sound from any of my IO ports. None of the ports recognize anything that I plug in (i only have 2 sets of 2.1 speakers, one uses a single light green jack and the other uses the light green jack and a black jack.) I DO get sound from some old usb headphones. The integrated Realtek audio does not detect any analog connection (tried with mic/speakers/headphones) in any of the jacks.

I removed the current drivers through uninstalling from device manager, rebooted, then installed the latest drivers from Asus, then Realtek directly. Additionally, I disconnected the front audio jacks from the motherboard in case that was causing a problem. Windows detects the audio device and there is no problems in device manager.

I've gone through every available option in the Realtek sound control options, but I'm at a loss. I have a USB headset that works without a problem, but I can't get these analog speakers to work. Any advice? The "set default device" is grayed out as an option for the speakers as well as saying they are "not plugged in".

I went through all the above several times with different drivers, uninstalled my graphics card (completely removed it from the motherboard during one setting), RMA'ed my motherboard, spoke to Asus support (who state it is a driver/software issue) to no avail over about a 3 week period. How c... Read more

A:realtek audio not detecting speakers or headphones.

Unplug all your inputs.
Plug in one device at a time.
If the Realtek software is functioning properly you should see a pop up after plugging in the green main speaker plug.


After confirming by pressing OK, you should get the following.

You should then plug in the black input and go through the confirmation process, again.

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Hello, thanks in advance for reading.
Previously I had Realtek HD Manager installed, but under the direction of another, I uninstalled it, as it wasn't detecting any devices plugged into it.

I am still having the same problem, and when I attempt to install Realtek again, it comes with either :

Or this, and it will repeatedly come up no matter how many times I allow it, until it eventually just closes itself.

edit : This is for any of the drivers available on the website, the first one being RC266 Vistax64, the second one being AC97.
Here is an image of the playback devices :

Previously, instead of "High Defintion Audio Device", it was shown "Realtek High Definition ect ect."
It used to show "Digital Output" being the only one plugged in, and on the HD Audio Manager, nothing else was detected.

Device Manager :
AMD Athlon II X2 250
A780L3G Mobo [Integrated Sound]
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Any help would be appreciated, thank you.
~FX

A:Realtek High Definition Audio Troubles - Not Detecting Anything

High Definition Audio Device suggests a generic Windows installed sound driver rather than the RealTek driver.

Make sure you are getting the correct driver, either Vista or Windows 7 for 64 bit OS, from the PC or motherboard vendor's site. Windows XP drivers are not compatible. If you get the warning on a valid driver, click the Install anyway and it should install.

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I'm having trouble with the audio on my desktop. All of my audio plugs have stopped working, however USB audio devices are fine. Whenever I plug in a cord to either the front or back, nothing is detected. 
 
Clicking on the sound icon in the system tray immediately brings up the troubleshooter, which prompts me to plug something in. After I unplug and plug whatever it is back in, it won't recognize it:

 
When I right click on the sound icon and hit on playback devices, I see 6 AMD HD devices, which would be for an HDMI cable I believe, and then my speakers device which supposedly isn't plugged in:

I can't set any of them to be default devices; the options to do anything but disable them are grayed out.
 
So then looking at Realtek HD Audio Manager, everything appears blank. No nice icons on top to select and then configure, just a blank page:

I'm not given the option to click on absolutely any of the plug icons on the right hand side. 
 
Clicking on the wrench in the bottom right gives me the following page:

Now, I've tried disabling the front panel detection, which does allow me to "manage" the device, ie it gives me the option to change volume and such. However, sound still doesn't come out.
 
The gear in the top right gives me:

Selecting options here doesn't work either, even in conjunction with disabling front panel detection.
 
My relevant specs are :
MSI Z97 G55
Intel i5 - 4670
Sapphire Radeon R9 280
Win 7 x64
 
I've tri... Read more

A:Realtek HD Audio not detecting plugs in the front or back panels

Hi lpakman and to the Bleeping Computer Community.
 
Go to BIOS section and see if any onboard audio is disabled. If everything is ok from there, go to device manager and right-click your Realtek audio then choose enable.

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Hello all,

I rercently came with the following problem without any reason:

I have a realtek audio chipset with my mother board.

Since some time, the HD audio drivers keeps on detecting/undetecting a device plugged in my front jack (resulting is sound cutoff, which is more than annoying). But, there is nothing plugged.

If I plug something then, the detection works right.

I'm wondering if it is a software problem, or if there is something wrong with my motherboard or my front jack connector (some kind of shortcut or whatever).

If someone as a solution I would really appreciate.

Thanks a lot in advance !

I cannot uncheck the "reload" option in the realtek driver because I need to have this detection working right.

A:Realtek HD Audio Drivers - Constantly detecting/undetecting front jack

Sounds like a loose or defective jack. No software will "fix" broken hardware. When nothing is in the jack, it's grounded and the chipset ignores or turns off the jack. When you plug something into it, the open ground signals the chipset to detect a device and notify Windows of it's presents. Windows (driver) will then allow you task the jack as necessary.

You don't give any info on your system but some manufactures have spare parts available. Most front panel assemblies are replaceable. Also make sure the front panel connections aren't loose at the motherboard. Be sure to completely power-down the PC and un-plug the power cord before checking wires inside.

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I frequently run TeamSpeak 3 when I'm gaming with my friends.

I'm using a V-MODA BoomPro mic connected to an old pair of headphones I found lying around. My laptop is an Acer Aspire V; it has a single 3.5mm input jack. My headphones run without problem, but my system uses the default built-in laptop mic for voice capture instead of my BoomPro mic and I cannot figure out how to change that.

When I open my recording devices window, it only displays Realtek High Definition Audio Microphone (set to default) and Stereo Mix. How can I configure my audio to use my BoomPro mic for voice capture instead of the built-in laptop mic?

A:Windows 8.1 not detecting 3.5mm analog mic

Is the jack you have an output? (e.g. for headphones) or an input? or is it a combo jack that will work for either, depending on which is plugged in. Computer microphones require +5VDC to operate (on the ring connection on the jack). If the jack is an output then the mic will not work and in that case you will need a USB connected microphone for an external mic.

One other option that some newer units have is a combo jack that takes an iPhone type "TRRS" plug. In that type, only one plug is used for both mic and headphone.

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My GIGABYTE GA-M750SLI-DS4 motherboard (GIGABYTE - Product - Motherboard - Main Page with a built in HD audio board made by Realtek. According to the mfg website it uses the Realtek ALC889A codec.

My system setup is as follows:

AMD Phenom 9850 Quad Core Black processor.
2x 2GB RAM (utilizing 2 of the 4 available slots).
Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit OS.
I am running the F5 version of the BIOS, as the F6 is glitchy and caused me CMOS problems initially. I intend to wait for F7 to see how that fares.

Here is my issue: I have researched in detail and have come down to this problem.

In the Realtek Device Chooser software screen the only option available to me is 'Realtek Digital Output'. The 'speakers' option and the 'NVIDIA HDMI Output' options are greyed out and completely unchangeable. I cannot modify or change anything listed in those options. As I do not own any HD audio equipment (nor do I intend on purchasing any in the near future), I cannot verify whether or not the HD audio features truly function. All of the analog jacks are completely greyed out, I show four jacks on the list but none of them display as usable, again completely greyed out. I own a set of Bose Companion III speakers, consisting of two satellite speakers for L and R sound and a subwoofer. All 3 of these are routed to a standard analog mini jack that I used on another machine with the standard green audio out port, and they function just fine. So I know they are not the problem either.... Read more

A:No Analog Realtek

No help at the moment other than to say hope it isn't what happened to this poster,

Please someone help me... Im gonna go crazy!!!!!

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I have seen numerous posts asking if W7/Realtek/Gigabyte supports Analog (Mini- Plug) and Digital (RCA) at the same time but I have yet to get an answer I can understand or make work. Is it possible and if so how do I set it up. Help would be appreciated.

A:Realtek ALC889A Analog and Digital?

In all systems, I've seen, it's either the analog or digital but not both. There may be a system that does allow both, but I haven't seen one. I've worked with RealTek and Sigmatel/IDT Integrated audio systems, SoundBlaster and HT Omega Striker 7.1 sound cards and none will allow both.

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It's been a year since I migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 which I downloaded Realtek HD Audio Manager R2.70 and audio has been working fine except the only issue it didn't come with 'Stereo Mix' preventing capability to record sound direct from the soundcard. It took me 14 months to restore Stereo Mix as each time I was told to update audio drivers I would update HD Audio Manager so what is the difference between these two Realtek ?

I installed Realtek HD Audio Driver R2.72 last night and it restored Stereo Mix which now enables me to record system sound whilst using screen recorders.

Thanks

A:Difference between Realtek HD Audio Manager & Realtek HD Audio Driver

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Swiftkidd


It's been a year since I migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 which I downloaded Realtek HD Audio Manager R2.70 and audio has been working fine except the only issue it didn't come with 'Stereo Mix' preventing capability to record sound direct from the soundcard. It took me 14 months to restore Stereo Mix as each time I was told to update audio drivers I would update HD Audio Manager so what is the difference between these two Realtek ?

I installed Realtek HD Audio Driver R2.72 last night and it restored Stereo Mix which now enables me to record system sound whilst using screen recorders.

Thanks


Realtek HD Audio Manager is a software driver used on Windows computers. It handles recording and playback of audio programs. It is required for many audio programs to operate.

While Realtek HD Audio Drivers is a tool that allows you to listen to audio in HD on your PC.

Stereo Mix is used to transfer audio that the PC is playing to recording software such as Audacity, so that you can record what you?re hearing.

When one upgrade their OS like in your case from XP to Win7 with the same motherboard and sound card it is always advised & recommended to download the latest soundcard driver, because the only thing that had changed was the operating system.

The advice is not to go to windows for it, but to go to the motherboard manufacturer, because it would be specialised for the system rather than ... Read more

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Hi. I have 2 W7 machines, and only one will play the LPCM 16 bit, 2ch audio from a camcorder. Both machines have realtek HD audio.

The machine that plays it has optical audio out to a receiver. The machine that cannot play the audio has analog outputs to a logitech speaker system.

Should LPCM audio be processed by realtek and sent to analog outputs? Am I doing something wrong?

A:Can LPCM audio play to audio card analog outputs?

Both should play. How the sound card routes the audio output doesn't matter. Its just based on the input to the sound card.

Check the Sound Panel/Recording section. Set the one that doesn't play the same as the one that does (if they are different).

Generally, Stereo Mix should be set as the default Recording device. Then whatever input has sound will be heard.

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Hello,

Using Audacity, how would I go about allowing what is coming through my speakers and through my microphone / line in to be recorded at the same time? Is there any sort of freeware program that allows you to merge two audio devices as one for the purpose of selecting it as the input in audacity?

If anyone can understand what I'm asking, and there is another way to accomplish what I need, I would appreciate yours suggestions.

Thanks.
 

A:2 Audio Inputs

If it helps, I've heard there is a mixer commonly built into certain distros of linux that is capable of doing this. Not sure if there is a Windows version.
 

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When I talk to people through Skype, I need to use my microphone (on my Turtle Beach headset) and use the Stereo Mix on my computer. I can only use one or the other right now. Is there a way that I can use both?

A:2 Audio Inputs

Can anyone help? I would really appreciate it!

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I currently have a P5N32-SLI SE Deluxe motherboard, all of my drivers are updated, and I reinstalled the drivers for realtek. 100% sure they're the correct drivers. I did a selective startup to resolve a World of Warcraft issue (Which didn't fix anything, i had to reset all my network configurations to fix the issue) Anywayyys, after re turning on everything, and i mean everything (Services and startup programs) My realtek audio manager is no longer displayed on my taskbar, and its only showing my USB device as a detected audio output device. I normally use my 1/8 inch input and my digital 5.1 headset input for my trittons, and all was going well until the selective startup. I returned everything back to the way it was and still nothing. Any ideas on how to fix this? ive also tried running the sound.bat file posted on some other forums, which fixed a similar issue before. If anyone could help id gladly appreciate it.

#WholeGrain

A:Unlisted Audio Inputs

Did you use the RealTek drivers from the motherboard vendor? If not, give them a try as usually the motherboard (or PC) vendor's drivers work best (and in some cases the only ones that will work).

You could also try a System Restore using a restore date that is before your problem and whatever you changed, as that MAY fix your problem.

If neither of the above work, just try uninstalling/reinstalling the RealTek in the Device Manager. In the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the RealTek and then LEFT click "Uninstall". DO NOT check the box to also uninstall the drivers. Restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the RealTek. If there were a Windows sound corruption this usually fixes it.

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Hello,

I have a scanner radio that I input to the desktop pc via a USB Port.
Then the pc outputs it on the Green audio jack to a pair of desktop speakers.
Works fine.

Now let's say I have another radio output which is inputted to the pc via the pc Line In Audio jack (Blue).

How can I switch between them to the speakers ?
Both come up on the Speaker Icon in the bottom task tray as being enabled, but not sure how to switch
which one (only) actually goes to the desktop speakers (if both radios are working).

Thanks,
Bob

A:Switch Audio Inputs ?

Originally Posted by Robert11


Hello,

I have a scanner radio that I input to the desktop pc via a USB Port.
Then the pc outputs it on the Green audio jack to a pair of desktop speakers.
Works fine.

Now let's say I have another radio output which is inputted to the pc via the pc Line In Audio jack (Blue).

How can I switch between them to the speakers ?
Both come up on the Speaker Icon in the bottom task tray as being enabled, but not sure how to switch
which one (only) actually goes to the desktop speakers (if both radios are working).

Thanks,
Bob



Try playing around with disabling/enabling Recording devices under Sound Properties.

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Hey.

I'm trying to do something a little quirky but have been having a lot of issues getting it to work.

I have an external device that is outputing audio to my front panel mic header (which goes to my ASUS Xonar Xense). I have my sound card echoing the audio from the front panel input so I can hear it in Windows.

This works fine except for when I attempt to use any application that requires the use of my microphone (such as Skype).

Windows automatically disables the front panel input so I can't hear what's coming through.

I want to be able to use both my FP input and my primary mic at the same time (connects directly into sound card).

Is this possible? I'm open to 3rd party software if Windows is unable to make it happen on its own.

Thanks,
David.

A:Multiple audio inputs

You should have a "Line In" jack on the ASUS and that is what you should be using for input, especially if its a stereo input as the mic jack is only mono (the other connection is for 5VDC that is needed for computer mic's).

You should have the default recording device set as the "Stereo Mix" (System Mixer) then whatever is input should be heard. And then you should also be using the front panel mic jack.

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Help. I recently did a clean install of Windows 7 64bit (on my HP Vista 32 machine). Life is grand! My problems started when I tried to listen to the microphone input through my speakers. The front microphone inputs did not work so I downlaed the Realtek HD Audio Drivers (recently updated) from the realtek site. The inputs now work and I can record from the microphone through the Sound Recorder app in Accessories but can not hear the microphone through the speakers while I am recording. After searching the web I noticed a lot of chatter about setting things up in the Realtek HD Audio Manager. This app does not show up in my control panel. Does anyone know where I can get it (if I really need it). The Realtek site only has the driver download (not the manager). Am I missing something, am I confused, or both?

A:Realtek HD Audio Manager and Realtek Audio Driver

  
Quote: Originally Posted by NTexan


Help. I recently did a clean install of Windows 7 64bit (on my HP Vista 32 machine). Life is grand! My problems started when I tried to listen to the microphone input through my speakers. The front microphone inputs did not work so I downlaed the Realtek HD Audio Drivers (recently updated) from the realtek site. The inputs now work and I can record from the microphone through the Sound Recorder app in Accessories but can not hear the microphone through the speakers while I am recording. After searching the web I noticed a lot of chatter about setting things up in the Realtek HD Audio Manager. This app does not show up in my control panel. Does anyone know where I can get it (if I really need it). The Realtek site only has the driver download (not the manager). Am I missing something, am I confused, or both?



Welcome to SF!
Realtek HD Control Panel is in the Windows notification area. See image below. I hope I helped!

"PLEASE REP ANYONE WHO HELPS YOU"

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My PC: Everex IMPACT GC3500
Original OS: Windows Vista (UPGRADED to Windows XP lol)
My sound card*(?): VIA VT1708A Vinyl High-Definition Audio Codec
I "downgraded" to WinXP from Vista ('cause Vista came on this PC, and Vista -IMO- sucks lol)... buut, when I got XP installed, I had to install the VGA and Audio Drivers myself. (I guess that's what you'd call'em.)

So I went to http://www.everex.com/support/gc3500/gc3500_downloads/gc3500_downloads.htm and downloaded the Audio.exe file.. but the Audio thing doesn't work for XP, I guess. Not completely, anyway.

'Cause after installing the Audio.exe, I could use audio.. as in listen to music, hear IM sounds, etc.... but I still can't hear anything from any of my inputs (Line-IN, front mic, back mic, etc..).

I've tried installing the Realtek AC97 Audio Drivers thing (file name = "WDM_A403.exe"). It told me it was finished, and I needed to restart. So I did.. but nothing changed.

When I go to Control Panel -> Sounds & Audio Devices -> Audio (tab).. it lists the following:

Sound playback: HD Audio rear output
Sound Recording: HD Audio rear input
MIDI music playback: Microsoft GS Wavetable SW Synth

(over to the VOICE tab)...
Voice Playback: HD Audio rear output
Voice Recording: HD Audio rear input

(over to the DEVICES tab)...
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-H40N
FD7498H JHK0121 SCSI CdRom Device
VIA High Definition Audio
Audio Codecs
Legacy Audio Drivers
Media Control De... Read more

A:audio outputs work, but inputs don't...

Welcome to TSG....

Are the drivers for the audio the correct windows XP drivers for this motherboard? Upgrading from Vista to Windows XP is a very trying experience for a computer and with out the correct drivers something is not going to work.
 

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Hello,

What a great Forum.

Have recently purchased a scanner radio for monitoring vhf/uhf local frequencies.
Fine radio, but a very poor internal speaker.

Would like to run its Line-Out into my PC, and use the PC's external speakers that I have on my desk, and
also, possibly, some of the audio apps/programs on the PC for adjusting the sound "quality".

Running Windows 7, the 64 bit edition on a Desktop PC.

Here's my question:

My son uses the PC also, as a different "User".
Even if he didn't use, I really don't want to go into the Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, and....

to change it over every time between the scanner's audio Line-Output, and some program he (or me) might be using, or some music he might have on an external HD, that also has audio on it.

What I would like, if there is such a thing, is a very simple, method (or icon) on my desktop that I can use to very simply switch these inputs with just a click or so ?

Is there such a method ?

Suggestions would be most welcome.

Thanks,
Bob

A:Switching Audio Inputs To PC Simply ?

There probably is a utility somewhere to do that. But, I don't know what they are. A google search is your best option.

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I'm using an HP Envy x360 on Windows 10. The audio jack isn't recognizing any of the headphones I put into it. I've tried multiple headphones which have worked in the past and work on other devices. I've tried reinstalling my audio driver and restarting the computer with no luck. Any advice would be appreciated!

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Hi. I need to connect two devices and be able to hear them both through one headset. I also need to be able to use the microphone on my headset into these two devices. How can I do that?
 

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Hello folks --

I USED to be able to talk on Skype using my mic input, record my line input with Audacity, record my Stereo Mix with another program, and record my USB audio interface with yet another recording program -- all at the same time. This was all using the built-in cheapo Realtek High Definition sound on my motherboard. I do streaming and broadcasting and need to do all this and was very happy with the setup.

SUDDENLY, I can't do that anymore. Windows now allows me only to record off two things at once maximum, sometimes three. I used to be able to do four at once if you include Stereo Mix and my USB audio interface. Now I can only use my mic and the stereo mix -- or the stereo mix and the USB interface -- or the mic and the USB interface -- but generally ONLY two at a time. The ones that work have to be set to "default device" or "default communications device" for them to work. The only time I can get THREE to work simultaneously is if I set my USB interface to "default device" and the mic to "default communications device." That allows me to record off Stereo Mix too for some reason. But the main line input becomes dead and no recording program can record from it.

It seems as if my system has two A/D converters, so I can only convert two analogue stereo audio signals at a time. I understand that. But my system USED to ALSO understand that neither the USB interface nor the Stereo Mix tie up an ADC, so they can be used simu... Read more

A:Can't use simultaneous audio inputs anymore

I don't have an answer for you but this is the first I've seen of someone posting about multiple audio at the same time.
I have a recording studio (using Sonar) and when I'm recording I only use my interface unit (MOTU 896mk3 Hybrid). I've left other things active and it caused interference with recordings.

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When I setup my older PC for a friend, I noticed that I was missing my motherboard driver disc. The motherboard is an ASUS A8N Premium SLI. The front audio and mic inputs no longer work, but the USB inputs on the front do work.

I checked out this site - http://www.driverstock.com/ASUS-A8N-SLI-Premium-driver-download/6-9-10198/index.html - but I don't know which drivers I need to download.

These inputs were working fine for me and I think it's a driver issue. Does anyone know which drivers I need to download to fix this problem?

Thanks.
 

A:Audio/Mic inputs on front of PC no longer work

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The realtek audio managers shows that the front two inputs, front mic and headphones, are always plugged in when there is nothing in them at all. When I plug in my speakers to the back green input for sound it inputs both the green one, front speakers out, and the blue input, line in.

Now I get no sound when I set it to HD audio but I get a little sound when its set to ac97. Also there is a constant static ringing sound going on. When the computer is first turned on the speakers do a very large pop, then start winding up getting loader and loader and pops again. Then it just sits with static. This happened when I turned my computer back on.

I tested the speakers and they work just find on other devices so its not the speakers.

How the heck does this happen and how does one fix this?

Thank you guys.

A:No sound, Realtek sound inputs assigned randomly

I suggest that you install a new version of the Realtek sound driver:

Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version

If that does not resolve it, something might be wrong with your sound adapter.

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I installed the Realtek HD audio driver from the ASUS download site (P8Z68-V Pro MB) and all was well until I installed an MSI 560TI video card and let it install the Nvidia HD Audio drivers. The problem I have been chasing ever since was the Realtek HD Audio Manager popping up after the system exited extended sleep state (overnight). After much trial and tribulation and several Google Searches I concluded that the Realtek/ASUS HD Audio driver was conflicting with the Nvidia driver(s).

I did what suggested on one of the sites and that was to delete the Realtek HD Audio drivers and just let W7 install the default Microsoft drivers. Problem gone! Now I am curious, what did I give up and if I install the latest Realtek driver for W7 64-bit (v267) from the Realtek site will the Nvidia conflict return?

A:ASUS/Realtek, Latest Realtek versus default W7 Audio driver

Generally the Microsoft installed HD Audio Codec does not have all the features the motherboard vendor's sound drivers do. In most cases the actual driver is preferred and should be installed instead of the generic HD Audio Code drivers.

The NVIDIA driver is for the Video and the build in audio for HDMI audio. It should not be interferring with the PC's sound and in this case Realtek. I would uninstall the Microsoft drivers and reinstall the RealTek and see if you still have the problem. Generally a driver causes problems when exiting from sleep mode. Actually on "extended" sleep mode of overnight its really better to just shut down the system and then reboot in the morning. If you want it to be operational when you wake up, the BIOS should have an option for auto power on at whatever time you set.

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Hello all, I just got Windows 8.1 Pro as a gift from a friend and installed it just a few hours ago, and I noticed that I am having audio problems.

Basically put, it's sort of random when this happens, but it seems to happen when sounds play rapidly, as letting a audio que play it's part will play with no popping nosies, here is an example of me showing this by using the sound that plays when you change audio:
Vocaroo | Voice message

The first 10 seconds are me playing the sound slow, with no popping. Then the sound starts popping when I change volume rapidly.

I also checked DPC Latency Checker and everything is running smoothly:
imgur: the simple image sharer

I have all the latest drivers installed, and this happens with with no drivers. I just can't seem to figure out what the issue is here.

EDIT: I forgot to mention that I've tried disabling drivers, removing the USB Keyboard and Mouse, as well as setting the audio to CD Quality.

Thanks in Advance to the person who could help me with this.

A:Windows Realtek Audio Popping Problems (Realtek ALC662)

What type of speaker system are you using ? Monitor with HDMI, check video card settings ? Could be conflicting driver, possibly Video card. Also mattering to speakers used, check for loose connections, something could be disturbing speakers.

Lots of reasons for popping and stuttering. Integrated card or PCI Slot Card?

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I accidentally uninstalled realtek audio driver, and I'm now trying to reinstall it, however, I'm getting errors. 
My desktop is Inspiron 3650, and i tried to install Realtek High definition audio driver from 

Below is the installation log

[OS] : 10.0 -Build : 14393 -Service Pack : 0 -x64 system : 1 -MCE system : 0 -Server system : 0 -System Language ID : 0x0411 -User Language ID : 0x0409[Default Path] : -tcRtkTempDir : C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06 -tcISSetupLocation : C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06
Collecting inventory ...Checking driver version ... [Realtek Audio Driver for DELL MUP Package] MUP Package Version : 6.0.1.7908
C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06\RealtekHDAudio\WIN64\RTKVHD64.sys [Realtek HD Audio Driver] Installed version : 6.0.1.7707 Package version : 6.0.1.7908
Executing update ... [2017-10-24 0:36:43.15] Run Setup Command : C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06\RealtekHDAudio\Setup.exe /z[-rpC:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06\RHDSetup.log]
-------- Realtek Installer response : C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06\RHDSetup.log --------[ResponseResult]ResultCode=-1[Install Progress] Confirm Realtek Driver Check Operation System Version OS Information [WINMAJOR Number] = 10 OS Information [WINMAJOR String] = 10.0 OS Information [SYSINFO.nWinMajor... Read more

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i am not get know sound from my mic and when i check for audio inputs and outputs to troubleshoot the problem i saw  audio inputs and outputs missing from device manager my laptop product name is HP635 and serial number is 5CB1368BR1 Thank You

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Anyone know the answer to this:
I have a stock HP DC7600 running XP pro, pretty loaded. But using the default oem sound chip [Realtek HD] and device interfaces. It has a headphone and mic jacks on the front panel, and repeat on the back panel.
My question is whether the MIC input is looking for a balanced [3-conductor] plug or unbalanced [two conductor]. I'm not getting a good sound and so de-bugging.

I notice that the mic line on my ancient Cpq-delivered headset is three-conductor, but that particular headset was packaged with a monitor and may have been peculiar to that particular device..

all help much appreciated.
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Ok, so quick summary of my PC.

Its a prebuilt HP pavilion a6720f

(The only thing that I've added in is the graphics card, but that shouldn't effect the audio)

Vista Home premium 64

Motherboard
Manufacturer: Pegatron
Motherboard Name: M2N78-LA
HP/Compaq motherboard name: Violet-GL8E

Sound/Audio
High Definition 8-channel audio
ALC 888S chipset

Just got the latest RealTek driver today.

It only recognizes when I have analog jacks plugged in. eg. Head phones, microphone, line out, rear out. I have A very nice speaker setup, thought a bit older, Cambridge soundworks dolby digital theater 5.1 speakers. Model number is CSW 3500. I've spent about two hours with HP tech support to no avail, not that they tried very hard. Finally the guy told me it was a hardware issue with my digital audio out and to send my computer in to be fixed, except, the digital out recognizes that I have an SPDIF cable plugged in, it just wont detect the speakers.

Am I missing something in the set up or are the speakers just too old?

EDIT:

Also, we were musing about getting a new sound card, would it be worth it to install a new sound card just in general? or is that going to mess with my headphone jacks on the front of the computer?

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I just installed a GTX 760 into my computer which previously had an AMD card. After I installed the card, my Realtek HD Audio Manager decided to stop working.

When I plug audio devices in, it no longer has a window pop up alerting me that I've plugged something in. After opening Realtek HD I saw that nothing plugged in was being detected, except for DIGITAL. Picture below is what I see.

In Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound, it says nothing is plugged in in both Playback and Recording except Realtek Digital Output. I can't set anything as default because it is greyed out.

I've tried restarting, reinstalling the drivers(via Device Manager), a system restore to when it was working, nothing has worked so far.
I'm running Windows 7.

Wondering what is wrong? Sound was working fine before I installed the card.
 

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Recently my touchpad and mouse inputs have stopped functioning properly. They're basically registering too many inputs randomly for whatever I'm doing. Using the touchpad causes the cursor to swerve in weird directions. Trying to click on something might result in multiple clicks or even the webpage navigating to a previous page. Sometimes the webpage font will resize itself. General control is imprecise.
 
I'm currently using Windows 8.1
 
I ran a Windows Defender full system scan but it didn't find anything.
 
Any help is appreciated, thanks.

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I am not able to get analogue audio to Streamlabs OBS through Elgato game capture HD60s from the Switch. It works completely fine when using Game Capture HD. I want to use analogue audio in order to use my headphones and because Game Capture HD lowers my audio quality when streaming. I also want to mention, I didn't have this problem around 6 months ago.
 

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I would like to point out that we no longer have to attach a cable to a CD drive to listen to CD audio. You can now simply tell Windows 2000/XP to enable digital audio. To do this:

1. Right-Click My Computer and choose Manage
2. Click Device Manager
3. Right-Click the CD and/or DVD-ROM drive and choose Properties
4. When the drive properties diaglog box opens, click the Properties tab
5. Select the check box labeled "Enable digital CD audio for this CD-ROM
device".
6. Click OK
7. Close the Computer Management window.

Of course if you like the cable being in there then by all means leave it in there. I don't like it because it used to get caught up in the air flow in my case and I could hear it rubbing a fan or 2.

Have fun!!

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OK, pretend that I know nothing about sound files.

I have a collection of vinyl records, and an MP3/CD player,
My hardware setup is working, I can go into windows sound recorder and record my albums (through a USB Sound Blaster).

Now I want to get high quality mp3s out of it. I don't care if I have to go in and split the tracks up by ear (in fact I'd prefer it). I don't care if I have to record them as .wav in one program and encode them as .mp3 in another.

I just want to know what kinds of codecs/recording software i need. I have been searching for days, and don't really know what I am looking for, and I don't know what frequency or file format I should be recording in.

I am willing to pay for a software package that does a good job, I don't need an industrial suite though, and I don't want to have to pay $1500 for one.

I think MusicMatch JukeBox might do this if I purchased the full version, but I am not entirely happy with the shareware copy, it seems to be dumbed down a little to much. I don't think I would have the ability to control the volume levels, or combine and crop tracks, please help me.
 

A:Analog Audio -> MP3 Recordings

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I'm adding a CD writer along with my already installed CD ROM and I'm looking for an audio cable with two input jacks and one output. This way I can listen to either CD drive without headphones or changing drives.

Ideas where I can get such a cable? Any problems to expect if I do this?

Thanks,
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A:analog audio cable

I've never seen a cable like that but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist. Are you sure your sound card doesn't have two inputs though? A lot of them have more than one for example mine has three.

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I have an Intel DG965WH motherboard that has Sigmatel audio hardware and Intel Audio Studio software. When I enable the Toslink optical audio port on the back in Dolby or PCM audio mode, the analog outputs go dead. If I disable the digital output, the analog ports work.

1. How can I get BOTH at the same time? I need to feed my amps digital for DVDs and I need the analog jacks for remote amps when I play mp3's.

2. Is there any (automated) way to trigger the switch between digital/analog other than going into Intel Audio Studio with a mouse and clicking all the right tabs?
 

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Can I easily convert the phono output from my receiver to digital to input into my new Lenovo laptop which has no analog audio inputs other than a microphone jack. The ION USB turntable I got for Christmas did the trick but I returned it today because it had no cuing device or dust cover and wasn't nearly as good a turntable as the one I've had for years. Would the device described below do the trick, ignoring the video input and just using the audio? Thanks.
USB 2.0 Video Grabber USB Type A Male and 3.5MM Mini Stereo to SVHS Female Video, RCA Video and Stereo RCA Female (DVD/VCD Maker)
USB 2.0 Video Grabber is your best choice to keep or record your precious memories from a variety of analog video sources. It allows you to create and convert any movie clips you want from DVD,VCD, game player, even videotapes. You could share movies with your friends as high quality VCDs and DVDs through bundled AP. Its gorgeous tooling with user-friendly design can let you operate easily.
Features:

Pocket-sized USB 2.0 device. No external power required. Capture video from analog camcorder, VCD, DVD player and video game player. Compatible with composite video and S-video devices. Support NTSC, PAL and SECAM video inputs. Support 30 frames per second at resolutions of 352x288 and 640x480. Bundled with Ulead Video Studio 7.0 SE DVD software.

Pocket-sized USB 2.0 device.
No external power required.
Capture video from analog camcorder, VCD, DVD player and video game player... Read more

A:Analog audio into USB port?

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Hi,

Ive just recently switched from vista64 to windows 7 64.

The thing is that im using logitech X-540 5.1 speakers but realtek HD is detecting my "rear" speakers as "side" speakers when I select the 5.1 option. Same thing happened in vista too.

The only way round this to select the 7.1 option and disable the "side" speakers and hence I can use "rear". The sound from the "side" speakers then comes from the ones in the front in the testing.

Now the problem is that when I play games/movies in 5.1 it probably detects my system as a 7.1 and some sound will be missing.

So how can I use the 5.1 option and keep my surround speakers as "rear" and not "side".

Thanks in advance,

P.S. Buying a new soundcard isnt an option for me.

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Hi,

Ive just recently switched from vista64 to windows 7 64.

The thing is that im using logitech X-540 5.1 speakers but realtek HD is detecting my "rear" speakers as "side" speakers when I select the 5.1 option. Same thing happened in vista too.

The only way round this to select the 7.1 option and disable the "side" speakers and hence I can use "rear". The sound from the "side" speakers then comes from the ones in the front in the testing.

Now the problem is that when I play games/movies in 5.1 it probably detects my system as a 7.1 and some sound will be missing.

So how can I use the 5.1 option and keep my surround speakers as "rear" and not "side".

Thanks in advance,

P.S. Buying a new soundcard isnt an option for me.

A:Realtek HD detecting rear speaker as side (5.1)

A true 5.1 speaker system consists of subwoofer, front right and left, and surround right and left (what you may be referring to as "side"). There are no "rear" speakers in a 5.1 system.

A 7.1 system adds rear right and left.

Your Realtek HD is configuring your 5.1 speaker system correctly.

See the Dolby Home Theater Speaker Guide for correct placement of your speakers.

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Hi,

I finally found Optical Audio on my PC and the sound quality is outrageous!

However, I can only run one or the other (optical or analog) at a time.

The optical runs from my PC to my 5.1 receiver and sometimes the TV is being watched
by someone else while I'm online. I've hooked up the analog to my PC speakers but the
only the optical is working.

I've removed the optical and plugged the analog back in but now that I've used the
optical the analog won't work.

How do you switch between them and is there a way to operate both optical and analog
at the same time?

My OS is Windows 7.

John

A:Optical Audio and Analog Simultaniously?

Maybe, maybe not. What kind of a sound card are you using (make and model)? If you're using onboard audio, what's the motherboard?

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I had to buy a new computer recently, which came with Windows Vista operating system. My old computer had a plain ol' minijack through which I output audio to three nice desktop speakers. This new rig only has an SPDIF jack in the back. Is there any way I can buy an adapter cable to use the old speakers? Or am I outta' luck because the jack is for digital audio and the speakers likely only handle analog? There's a reason I named myself "Techno-not"!
 

A:SPDIF to analog audio speakers possible?

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I have a ASUS P8B75-M Motherboard and can not get the audio to play through the audio out jack on the back of the motherboard. It shows that audio is supposed to be playing but I hear Nothing. In Control Panel is shows HD Digital Audio for the Audio Hardware but I don't have digital speakers or a Digital Receiver because like most people I have my PC hooked to Analog Desktop Speakers I don't use my PC to watch Movies or play games. I tried reinstalling the Audio Drivers from the support CD and form the Asus support page and all I found were supposedly Digital Audio Drivers. In Control Panel under Sound for playback it says Digital Audio (HDMI) so I assume it is sending the audio to the HDMI Port and not the Green Analog Out jack. I Don't have or plan to get a HDMI Monitor I want to use the Analog Out Jack. Asus support is horrible and totally useless I can't even log onto my account on the forums because the forgot password thing does not work and I forgot my password.
I have Show Disabled and Show Disconnected devices checked marked and can still only see the Digital Audio device.
The Analog Audio works fine in Ubuntu Linux and it shows an Analog Output device in system settings.
I'm about to take this piece of crap Motherboard back and get a MSI but it's a pain removing the CPU and Motherboard and then having to get more thermal compound when I reinstall the CPU into the MSI Motherboard and what if MSI has the same lack of support for Analog Audio?

A:Analog Audio Drivers ASUSP875-M

In Control Panel under Sound for playback it says Digital Audio (HDMI) so I assume it is sending the audio to the HDMI Port and not the Green Analog Out jack] mine shows the 2 like yours ,but i have choice of what one to select .can you click on the green analog output one to select it

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Hey Guys, Someone who I will leave nameless broke my 2.5mm audio jack on my laptop. At first I was bummed, then I purchased 7.1 usb gaming headset. I must admit they have the most pure sound I have ever heard. Bass is deep and treble is crisp.

I would be fine with this situation but I also have really nice sound system that is just sitting on my desk not doing anything. I used to rattle the walls but without my analog they stay silent. Is there anyway I can somehow get my digital outputs such as usb or HDMI to convert to analog? I don't have an HDMI stereo to use so I will need to build or buy a digital to analog for my usb/HDMI. I do have a broken HDMI cable so if one of the HDMI pins happens to be dedicated to analog audio I could cut and splice my own cable using my soldering gun. If HDMI is nothing but digital that would suck.

An suggestions to get my sound system up and running again?

Thanks

A:Need analog audio out of my laptop. Cant use 2.5mm jack.

A USB connected "Sound Card" would be the best option. Price range for these vary from inexpensive to around $100. But, its the best option. Everything else would be digital and require a digital to analog converter (e.g. the USB connected sound card option).

Your USB connected headset does not use the PC's audio card (chip). It is digital and does the digital to analog conversion in the headset.

Look over the ones at newegg.com
usb sound card - Newegg.com

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Help please.... tell me about the differences of Analog and Digital sound cards... my cpomputer has a ADI 1885 audio (integrated)..... that's analog.... right? and how does that effect my sound output and my ability to chat online etc... conversations totally break up when I try to chat with MSN Messenger.

How do I solve the problem?
 

A:Analog vs. Digital Audio Cards...??????

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