I have a Dell XPS Studio 16. It has two audio outputs for headphones.

When I play music on Windows 7 using Windows Media Player, it can only listen to one of my two audio outputs (I can only set one as default and not both):

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As seen in this image, each output has its own item called "Speakers". Can I split the sound to be listen on both Audio output ports?

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  • The funny part is that my wife can play a music and listen on both audio ports of Hewlett Packard Pavilion notebook, and she also uses Windows 7 :-/ – Junior M May 15 '11 at 17:57

You are going to need an application that support multiple outputs. Windows 7 only allows sound from 1 output, unless otherwise specified by the program. I do not know of any programs that will manage this, besides Virtual DJ maybe.

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    As above. Use to do this back in Windows 98se but needed 3rd party DJ software to do it. – JonDonnis May 15 '11 at 18:07
  • With that, as far as I can see, 3rd party is the only way to go. – Simon Sheehan May 15 '11 at 18:26

Try using each of the audio jacks. If headphones/speakers are plugged into both, then yes, sound will come out of both.

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