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I can't seem to get the audio working via HDMI

#1Shah138Posted 10/19/2013 12:37:57 PM
I can see whats on my monitor on my TV screen but I can't get the sound to work. I went to playback devices and I don't see the option to make my TV the default device, and I have the option checked for disabled devices. Am I missing something?
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#2Son Of SpamPosted 10/19/2013 3:41:40 PM
Go into your Device Manager and look for something in the System Devices called High Definition Audio Controller. You may have multiples of it. Check and see if any of them are disabled. If they are, then enable them. This fixed the problem for me once.
#3DragnfyrPosted 10/19/2013 3:49:18 PM
What video card do you have? If you have an AMD Radeon card then you need to reinstall your Catalyst drivers which includes the AMD HDMI audio drivers. If you have a NVIDIA card then reinstall the GeForce drivers and make sure the NVIDIA HDMI audio drivers are installed.
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#4Shah138(Topic Creator)Posted 10/20/2013 6:34:36 AM
Son Of Spam posted...
Go into your Device Manager and look for something in the System Devices called High Definition Audio Controller. You may have multiples of it. Check and see if any of them are disabled. If they are, then enable them. This fixed the problem for me once.


Double checked that and I have one of those in System devices, but it's enabled. In the area just above that I have four High Definition Audio things but they're all enabled as well.

Dragnfyr posted...
What video card do you have? If you have an AMD Radeon card then you need to reinstall your Catalyst drivers which includes the AMD HDMI audio drivers. If you have a NVIDIA card then reinstall the GeForce drivers and make sure the NVIDIA HDMI audio drivers are installed.


NVIDIA gtx 560ti. Do you have a link I could use? I think I'm on the latest driver version.

Also I checked the cable with a laptop and the same TV and the audio worked, so it's just something with the computer.
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#5Shah138(Topic Creator)Posted 10/21/2013 6:49:14 AM
Bump
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#6SlaynPosted 10/21/2013 6:52:35 AM
Hmmm, that is interesting. Have you checked around the Nvidia control panel? There are various things that mention HDMI audio.
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#7Shah138(Topic Creator)Posted 10/21/2013 7:26:01 AM
This is what I see in the tab I think it's in

http://i.imgur.com/khIl4Md.jpg
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#8AsucaHayashiPosted 10/21/2013 7:29:46 AM
http://www.nvidia.com/object/hdmi_audio_xp_vista_win7_1.00.00.59.html
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#9Shah138(Topic Creator)Posted 10/21/2013 7:34:49 AM(edited)
AsucaHayashi posted...
http://www.nvidia.com/object/hdmi_audio_xp_vista_win7_1.00.00.59.html


"The NVIDIA Setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit."

:/

This is my specific card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125401
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#10Shark_LaserPosted 10/21/2013 7:42:06 AM
A few years ago, I tried using an old HP laptop as a HTPC. It had an NVIDIA, as well, and I could never get the audio to work via HDMI. My research showed that it was a common issue with (older?) NVIDIA cards, and (most of the time) there was no solution.

I know this won't be of much help to you, but just thought I'd share my experience. Hopefully you'll find a solution.
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