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How to get headphones and speakers working at the same time?

I have a Gigabyte P55-UD3 motherboard which comes with a Realtek sound card and audio header for the front panel. My headset is permanently connected to the front panel (mic in, headphones in) and I ...
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How do I get Realtek HD Audio 5.1 working on Windows 7?

I have problem with Realtek 5.1 driver for Windows 7 x64. I've installed newest drivers for Realtek HD Audio, but 5.1 still doesn't work, the only thing that works is front stereo. However, when I ...
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Is it possible to switch between earphones and built-in monitor speakers?

When I plug my earphones into the front panel of my CPU, I get sounds from my earphones. When I unplug it, it goes to the default built-in speakers of the monitor. Is it possible to set through a ...
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win7 headphone jack not working

I don't remember what happened, but I realized my asus laptop has no sound coming from the headphone jack when I'm on windows. I remember it working a month ago. I have an Asus laptop with realtek ...
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Sound card is switching output (headphones/speakers)

I have HP ProBook 5320m with Realtek Sound Card. I'm running here Windows 7 64bit. Everything seems to be fine until I start using 2 or more apps, which plays any sound to soundcard output. My ...
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Why doesn't my local area connection have a valid ip configuration?

I started my computer today without being able to connect to the internet for some very odd reason. As the title says, that is the name of problem that Network and Sharing Center says on Win7. It is ...
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When playing DVDs with VLC media player, both video and audio pause several times per second

When using the VLC media player to play DVDs both video and audio pause several times per second. This makes VLC unusable for playing DVDs. Windows Media Player works without any problems. Is ...
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Enabling Surround sound on a Realtek ALC892 via SPDIF, on Windows 7

I have a problem with my ALC892, on an ASRock mainboard (ASRock 890FX Deluxe4). I get only stereo sounds if I use SPDIF connection, in general. My amp shows that is getting surround sound only when I ...
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Plugging in headphones does not mute speakers

My speakers are working even when I plug in my headphone to the front jacks. So I hear sounds from both headphones and speakers. This is quite annoying. How could I fix this? What could cause this ...
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How do I know when my on-board ethernet is dead? (Realtek 8112L LAN controller w/ AI NET2 )

So I have an ASUS P7P55D-E Pro motherboard. It has an on-board Realtek 8112L LAN controller w/ AI NET2. I suspect that my LAN controller is dead but I don't really know for sure. This is what I know ...
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“Stereo Mix” produces very distorted, near to unrecognizable output

I'm on Windows 8 RTM x64, using the designated Realtek Drivers. Sample: http://puu.sh/1HVew/a12007f54a01896920b954c792fe991b (Yes, this was once music) This is not just random noise, the output is ...
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Realtek drivers on Linux

I just bought a Lenovo X200 and it has a Realtek wireless card. I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on it. There are a number of suggestions online about how to get the wireless drivers for the realtek card ...
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Logitech h250 headset microphone does not output voice

My Logitech h250 headset was working for 5 months, then all of a sudden the microphone doesn't output anything but wind. The audio output works fine, but when I listen to a microphone recording, all I ...
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Headphones are not detected in the front panel

Recently I changed my operative system from Windows XP to Windows 7 64 bits. After that I cannot get my earphones working when I plugged them in the jack of the front panel. I have a My motherboard ...
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Realtek HD Audio 5.1 Optical Input (from Xbox 360)

I'm trying to connect up my Xbox 360 digital audio to my 5.1 speakers via my PC (my LCD has dual input, DVI for the PC, D-SUB for the Xbox). The motherboard (Abit AB9 QuadGT) has a Realtek ALC888 ...
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Internet slow down after 2-5 minutes Win7 x64 Realtek PCIe FE 8167

I am at my wits end here. I have been fighting this issue for about a few months now with no end in sight. I purchased a new HP Pavilion 17-e180nr with a Realtek PCIe FE 8167 NIC that came with ...
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How can I make sound come through both my speaker and headset?

I switch between activities that I want speaker/headphones for many times a day and I don't love the wear and tear this puts on my audio jack (my last two computers have had their front audio jack ...
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Sound crackling in Windows 8

I have Windows 8 and a Realtek high definition audio integrated in the motherboard. For some reason I always get crackling sound when I listen to anything. It doesn't always happen and it last a ...
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How can I tell what audio chip is in my laptop?

Trying to get an audio driver for my Dell Inspiron 6000 for Win7. I've tried the Sigmatel STAC 97 driver from the Dell website, running setup in XP compatibility mode as suggested, and tried a ...
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How would you diagnose an integrated network card that doesn't show up on the device list?

I've been setting up a server based around a Gigabyte GA-G33M-DS2R motherboard (G33, PCH9R with integrated Realtek 811B network device. I've enabled it in the BIOS, but it doesn't show up in the ...
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Is the Realtek network driver on Windows Update fixed yet?

Months ago I was experiencing problems with my networking, and was hoping the updated Realtek RTL8168C(P)/8111C(P) Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20) driver available from Microsoft on ...
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New Lenovo Thinkpad Edge '15 has Worse Wi-Fi Reception Than 2 year old Macbook

Wasn't sure where to put this, so I put it here. I've had the same Router for all my wireless life. The Linksys WRT54GS. Man, It's great, I love it and I'm fine with 802.11g, believe me. I've had a ...
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How do I configure what connector maps to which speaker?

I have a Medion Erazer X6811 laptop running Windows 7. I'm trying to plug in this 5.1 channel headphone which works like 5.1 speakers. I plugged the 3 connectors into the laptop, and set the computer ...
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System sounds work and others don't

I have a problem where system sounds work (If I type a non-existant application/file into run, I hear a error sound) and when I test the sound with the Realtek HD Audio Manager, it also works, however ...
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There's no sound on Ubuntu with an Intel HDA onboard chip and Realtek ALC1200 codec

For a while now, my sound has not been working in Ubuntu. It used to play OK, but after some upgrade (might have been distro upgrade to 9.10), it stopped working. I'm currently running 10.04 on an ...
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Virtual Router not working

I have tried installing Virtual Router in my laptop having Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter. But it shows Error: group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested ...
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My internet speed wont run at 1.0 Gbps on my Realtek PCIe Family Controller its stays at 100mbps

I have an asus Gigabit Router and a gigabit NIC (Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller) witch is running at 100Mbps rather than 1000Mbps (1.0 Gbps). When I use an old laptop on the same Ethernet ...
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Realtek HD Audio, low bass quality

My sound device card is a Realtek HD Audio. I got the latest drivers from Realtek's official website - I'm using Windows 7. The problem is that when I listen to the music on my headphones ...
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Realtek NIC running at 100Mb/s rather than 1000Mb/s

My Realtek NIC in my Windows Home Server (essentially w2k3) box refuses to run at 1000Mb/s even if I change the driver settings from Auto Negotion to 1000Mb/s full duplex. I've installed the latest ...
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Find Windows 7 driver for Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express

We have a desktop computer here which has Ubuntu installed. We want to install Windows 7 on an identical computer, but now have no network connection. Windows doesn't recognize the network card. On ...
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No internet in Linux after rebooting from Windows

After rebooting from Windows XP to Gentoo Linux, I can't connect to anywhere (internet, others computers, router). Internet is working fine if instead of rebooting I shutdown the PC and then boot ...
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Audio front panel noise?

I want to use the front-panel audio connections for my headphones, but when I use it, it makes a static noise like my HDD. There is no problem with the wires. This sound starts only when Windows ...
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How to work around Realtek HD Audion Manager's “Defaut Device” setting?

I've got my headphones plugged into the back panel of my mobo, and SPDIF audio out. Realtek HD Audio Manager will only let me to select 1 Default Device - that means every time i need to swap between ...
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Audio Line Out works in Linux but not Windows

I recently purchased an ASUS N53SM-SX138V and have been having some issues with the Realtek audio chip on Windows, yet it works fine on Linux (Lubuntu). The issue I'm having is that when I plug in ...
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No sound on Windows 7

I am having sound probelms for the last few days on my Windows 7 64Bit. Probably unrelated but still I am remote working on this maching via mstsc, however the machine itself is right near me. When ...
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Homebrew server NIC choice

I am build a small server out of a desktop motherboard. It will run Ubuntu 10.04.3 with an iSCSI target. I am trying to decide whether to go with 2 Realtek 8169SC Gigabit NICs or with 1 Intel ...
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MSI P67A-GD65 B3 + Realtek ALC892 not working in windows XP

I had sound working right after I installed Windows XP at one point. I am not sure if it was "high def" or not, because i only had a simple set of headphones plugged in. Apparently some update or ...
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Realtek/Intel NIC transfer speed

I have just purchased a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7 motherboard, and it has dual Realtek RTL8111D gigabit LAN ports. I also have an Intel PRO/1000 MT PCI gigabit network card lying around from an old ...
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How to diagnose local NIC (wired) losing packets?

My onboard Realtek RTL8168B/8111B Family Gigabit Ethernet is losing packets (about 8% when pinging any other device on the LAN). There are no events in the Windows event logs relating to TCPIP/ICMP ...
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Ubuntu - Get audio over optical cable

Is it possible to play audio over optical cables in Ubuntu? I've got a motherboard with Realtek ALC888 onboard audio. Ubuntu can play music/sounds just fine to my headphones or over analog cables ...
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How do get headphones and speakers output from the rear panel?

I just want to be able to switch to headphones and speakers, for example in daylight I dislike headphones but in the night I would like to wear them. I could do that, simply plugging headphones to ...
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Why is my Realtek NIC slow?

Asus laptop with a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller wired network adapter using Windows 7. It takes 2 hours to copy a 3 gig file over the LAN. (Using the wireless connection is faster at 25 min). I ...
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No headphone or speakers plugged in - Windows 7 issue

I am facing a wierd issue between my sound card driver and Windows7(any edition). I have a sony vaio notebook (VPCEB24EN). Two days ago, on start I got diabled wifi, charging and speakers. Then I ...
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Very Low Sound from speakers, None from headphones on Toshiba NB305 netbook

Have been using the laptop for about a year. NB305 has very poor speakers out of the box. But the volume was audible for all practical purposes. I used the headphones when listening to songs or ...
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Wake network adapter from deep sleep mode

I recently buyed a new Mainboard (Asrock ALiveXFire) and got some trouble with the network adapter. After switching my Windows 7 x64 in energey saving mode and returning from it, my network adapter ...
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I can play “test” sounds, but no other audio works

I'm running Windows XP, and last night my PC was infected by a frustrating virus (one of those viruses that won't let you open virus checkers, etc). I finally killed it 2 hours later, but it involved ...
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Terrible noises from subwoofer of ACER Aspire 6930 with Realtek sound chip

After approximately 5-15 min of listening to music my subwoofer begins to make terrible noises. He's just "coughing". That began after 6 months I had this computer. Now I found out, that I can ...
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Realtek optical out

I recently tried a PCI sound card and wasn't satisfied with it. So, now I tried to switch back to my integrated HDA sound card. Everything else is fine, but I get no sound from optical out. The light ...
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No Audio from Windows XP after formatting

I have reinstalled in my Windows XP machine. After it is re-isntalled the audio in my machine has failed. I have installed all the device drivers in my mother board. The Realtek Sound driver is also ...
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Windows XP machine is not making 'event' sounds

My neighbour has a machine running XP that no longer makes Windows 'event' sounds, such as the Startup/Shutdown sounds. I've checked all the obvious things. If I go in to edit the sound scheme, I ...