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how to play music on all speakers on 5.1

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1 year ago#1
it only uses my center and front 2
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1 year ago#2
Change your audio output to stereo
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1 year ago#3
Most music is only Stereo and won't output to all 5 channels unless you use Virtual Surround Sound. This will also make the music sound much worse.
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1 year ago#4
If you have Realtek Audio (you probably do):
Go to the Control Panel and open Realtek HD Audio Manager. Under Speaker Configuration, select 5.1. Then check either "Speaker Fill" or "Virtual Surround" (it's underneath the image of the TV and speakers)

That'll accomplish what you want, and unlike what Cloud said, it doesn't make music sound "much worse". Quite the contrary, in fact.
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1 year ago#5
Are you using a receiver? If so you more than likely can press a button on your remote and change it to 5.1 stereo or something like that. Makes all the music come out of every speaker at the same volume.
1 year ago#6
Play your music on Mono. Exact same sound coming from every speaker.
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1 year ago#7
Psythik posted...
If you have Realtek Audio (you probably do):
Go to the Control Panel and open Realtek HD Audio Manager. Under Speaker Configuration, select 5.1. Then check either "Speaker Fill" or "Virtual Surround" (it's underneath the image of the TV and speakers)

That'll accomplish what you want, and unlike what Cloud said, it doesn't make music sound "much worse". Quite the contrary, in fact.


I have speaker fill, but not virtual surround. also, speaker fill still does make sound come out of all speakers
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1 year ago#8
Then it's probably the files you're using.
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