Vista can't split sound through 5.1 speaker,any suggestion on sound card for vista?

By ani123
Jan 10, 2008
  1. riends,my computer is a dual booting one,i've both winxp(sp2) & vista,i've recently bought a foxin 5.1 (6 channels) speaker system that has 1 sub woofer and 5 speakers,my asus motherboard's default audio driver is soundmax,problem is that when i'm on xp i can get distinct sound from all of them,but when i'm on vista i get sound from only subwoofer and the centre one.if i buy a sound card will i have better result with vista?can u suggest me a non expensive sound card for vista?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

  3. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Have you chosen 5.1 speaker setup in Vista's playback devices?
  4. Lapaka

    Lapaka TS Rookie

    thats why i stay with xp
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