Recording, Playback, Stereo Mix help

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by GreatZimkogway, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. GreatZimkogway
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    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    Alright, so I'm trying to get my computer to essentially be able to hear itself. I know I got this to work on Win7 RC1, and XP, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how I did it, or how to do it. I know I can get it almost all the way, but I can't figure out one part: How to get Stereo Mix to still work when headphones are plugged in. It works just fine with headphones NOT plugged in, but I cannot figure out how to get it to work.

    So, can someone help me?

    tl;dr version: I need help getting Stereo Mix to work with headphones plugged in.
     
  2. asdf

    asdf GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    You can't. IIRC, Stereo Mix records directly from the speakers. Since you're using headphones, it can't record anything.
     
  3. GreatZimkogway
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    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    I'm guessing that's on Windows 7 only then. Cause I know for a fact that I did it on Win7RC1, and XP.
     
  4. uiaad

    uiaad One smug guinea pig

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    Yeah i had this problem a few months ago now becuase that windows 7 more or less removes the stereo mixer on some soundcards im afraid your gonna be forced to use a 3rd party app.

    The one i found was I Sound for windows 7 and it seemed to do the job just fine
     
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