I've been reading up on how to make for ex. Youtube play sound to all my speakers. I have 5.1 Setup from Samsung which connects with an optical cable to my onboard Realtek soundcard. Latest drivers did not produce a speaker fill option in the sound proprieties. Please give me some ideas on how to play Youtube on at least 4 of the 5 speakers with the same power.

Here are my options:


Difference between 5.1 and Stereo is that 5.1 is quieter although the TEST only produces Stereo even if 5.1 is selected

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Get the 'proper' drivers directly from Reatek which will give you all the options back, including a full 5/7.1 setup page with customisable delays & EQ.

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  • I don't have any speaker configuration due to the fact that i connect with an optical cable..because i did install the latest drivers i.imgur.com/Nzy0zL4.jpg I cannot paste the image directly for some reason... – Qiuness Mar 7 '16 at 14:02
  • ahhh...I've never tried it over optical - on my setup I actually only ever take stereo over optical. As 5.1 over 2-channel optical is a compressed format, it's best to decode only once, at the far end, not in the computer. – Tetsujin Mar 7 '16 at 14:16

I had the exact same issue, and I tried many driver versions from Realtek website, but none of them worked.

the only solution was to use Driver Pack.

then, I got a working driver with "Speaker Fill" option.

Notice - DRP installs few additional software (Anti virus, Notifier, etc). just make sure to uncheck whatever software you don't want to install.

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