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I changed the default playback device from speakers to headset, but sound is still coming from speakers.

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In this case, the default device is headset, but as you can see, the green indicator shows that sound is coming from speakers.

This was working in the past, but a few days ago I noticed this.

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    I have this problem also, did you find a fix? – Guerrilla Nov 26 '15 at 14:14
  • I didnt, sonetimes it work if you first stop music (close app) and then change device and the turn music on – TheDubleM Nov 26 '15 at 14:58
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    Just Disable the Via HD Audio Speaker in the middle, it should work , and make sure the drivers are installed correctly for the logitech device , check device manager – mussdroid May 11 '16 at 0:25
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There's a known bug with Windows 10 and Via HD audio.

My report of it is here (MS external site, might get on a freaking loop because of cookies... or die in a BSOD because why not). Long story short: It won't work flawlessly on Win10 as of today. Current status is: one might connect headphones and sound comes out of them but sound still comes out of speakers.

The default won't change from one to another. The recommendation is to remove any previous audio drivers and update drivers to something that kinda works on Win10.

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    The link to your report seems to be broken. – Guerrilla Nov 26 '15 at 14:14
  • @Guerrilla that site tends to have issues with old cookies. The link to the drivers stands, though. – Alfabravo Nov 26 '15 at 22:17
  • looks like driver issue , because the hardware is not recognized correctly by windows he must check device manager , we shouldn't blame windows for every problem , sometimes it is driver for hardware is bad bit.ly/27cciI4 – mussdroid May 11 '16 at 0:43
  • @mussdroid it IS indeed a driver issue. OS was released "assuring compatibility" but hardware providers (like Realtek / VIA / etc.) didn't release updates on time and we got stucked with BSODs and malfunctioning PCs. Thing is: what is an OS without proper drivers? There's some team work required to make it viable. – Alfabravo May 11 '16 at 13:50
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    Microsoft can solve this easily , the need to create common platform so that hardware providers can easily access , push their latest drivers for specific hardware , when there is no common platform for this it is good otherwise everybody doing their way so there are driver at multiple resources and with different version and then boom the hardware is not functioning properly – mussdroid May 20 '16 at 18:29

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