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  • ok so i have dual monitors setup and i would like to listen to my game sounds on my headset and my daughter listen to her movie on the tv speakers. i fought for hours yesterday trying to get it where i had 2 separate screens to allow video from game and movie simultaneously now the fragging sounds wont seperate. Am i the only one who misses how xp actually did what u wanted it to do??? any help appreciated.
    Tuesday, May 8, 2012 1:33 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    It depends on many factors such as audio card, application configuration. As far as I know, only one playback device can be set as default. However, some media players and games will let you choose which audio output device to use instead of the default one.

    You can refer to this article.
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/302112-31-dual-monitors-split-sound


    Niki Han

    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by Niki Han Thursday, May 17, 2012 7:22 AM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2012 8:51 AM