OK, I recently had to reinstall Vista x64. I have an MSI board and installed the factory Realtek HD Audio software from the CD that came with it. I have a Altec Lansing speaker setup (one sub, two desktop speakers) that is functional but I cannot hear them in Vista.
I've tried to locate where this issue is and cannot. I've checked the Device Manager - nothing. When I play WMP I can see that the volume is registering an output but nothing is coming out of my speakers. Could the error be in the Realtek HD Audio Manager? When I click on the Windows sound icon (in the lower left corner), under the "Playback" tab I have 3 devices:
1 - Digital Display Audio (not plugged in)
Speakers (working) and checked as if in use
Realtek Digital Output (working)
That all seems legit, but when I play it - nothing.
Somebody please help me! I'm a serious music lover and cannot hear a single note.
Thanks in advance!