- I use Windows 7
- I have an ASUS mobo w/realtek built in audio w/front & rear jacks.
- I have a Logitech USB headset w/microphone.
- I have ?20? sets of headphones.
- The Realtek HD Audio manager doesn't even see the USB headset, it has a separate driver.
I need to use the headset/mic and regular headphones to play the same audio at the same time, ie, one kid is playing an online game and the other wants to be able to listen without waking up their extraordinarily grumpy, late night working dad(me). No, I don't want to just buy a line splitter or something along those lines. Yes, I know it would work, but there are specific reasons I can't do that. I already know that Microsoft is stupid. I know that Windows 7 Doesn't support this on its own. I know iOS, Linux and that OS the kid down the street threw together for a science fair are all better than Windows. But I have Windows, not one of those.
Is there a way, any way, to get the same audio stream through both devices? Is there software outside of windows that can be used? Are there some settings I can take advantage of since both are separate devices?