Get sound from Speakers while connected the monitor with HDMI

sarjit

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Hi,
I am using my ViewSonic 22" LED Monitor both with my PC & as a TV with Set top box. My Set Top Box is having an HDMI port through which I am getting the Audio+Video both. Now I would like to use my external Speakers to publish sound rather than my monitor's internal Speakers, with HDMI still connected. Is there any solution? My monitor is also having 3.5" Audio out jack.
Thanks...
 

bucknutty

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Plug your speakers into the audio jack. Normally the green jack.
Go to control panel
Click the sound icon
In playback you will see 2 or 3 options. One will be labeled HDMI audio one will be labeled Speakers (SoundMax or Realtek HD, or creative soundblaster) depending on the sound chip your board has.
Right click on the item that is not HDMI and hit "set as default"
Now all sound will be sent to the audio port instead of the hdmi.
 

Noctuvolumus

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I dont have those options avaliable. What do i do?
http://imgur.com/gallery/RiMH9MJ/new
 

Soumi_

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Try these steps :
Open Start, enter Device Manager, and select it from the list of results. Under Sound, video, and game controllers

Right click on Sound, video, and game controllers and select Detect Hardware Changes from the drop down menu.
The options should appear.
If yet not working,
visit
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/instantanswers/a183aa8b-0eac-4566-867a-98d2761a770d/fix-sound-problems
for further support
 

SusanJBA

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