5.1 surround sound non existent.


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 pro 1909 build OS build 18363.900
       #1

    5.1 surround sound non existent.


    Windows 10 pro.
    Sony surround sound BluRay
    Medion Akoya p7700d MD8848

    Hi, I searched for a few weeks now to find a way to hear surround sound from my pc to hifi, all to no avail. The Microsoft man said my pc was too old and doesn't support it. I have been online (Medion Akoya P7700 D MD8848) link to my pc. It states .....

    Sound

    A 7.1 sound chip from Realtek is integrated on the main board. As the owner of a surround speaker system with an external decoder, you can use the chip without any restrictions: You will find both a coaxial and an optical S / P-DIF output on the back of the PC. Of course, you can also leave the sound decoding to the chip: In this case, connect the system to the usual 3 speaker connections (orange: subwoofer output and center output, black: rear speaker output, silver: side speaker output) .
    I have Adobe Audition which shows 5 channels on a particular FLAC track, but I can only get 2 tracks to sound. I can hear surround sound through the hifi from the tv using Prime or even Sky Q. I just cannot play surround from my pc.
    If anyone can help I would be grateful. Regards.
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  2. Posts : 529
    Windows 10
       #2

    Whether the Realtek chip is capable of 5.1/7.1 meaning nothing.

    What matters is whether you have paid software from Dolby to decode the 5.1/7.1 sound. You used to have it because your 11 year old computer probably came with a DVD burner that bundled with some OEM version of windvd (which windvd paid Dolby a licensing fee).

    Now those 11 year old software is no longer available or supported in Windows 10.
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 pro 1909 build OS build 18363.900
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Dolby


    Hi and thanks for your reply. I have actually now got Dolby on a trial period of 7 days but really not sure how I am suppose to get it to work.
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