Resolving HDMI Sound Issues

Resolving HDMI Sound Issues

  • Right-click the Volume icon by the time in the lower-right corner.
  • Click Playback Devices.
    The Sound window opens.
  • On the Playback tab, click the following audio output device that is listed:
    • Digital Output Device (HDMI)
      Figure : Digital Output Device (HDMI) selection

      Image of Digital Output Device (HDMI) selection

    • Realtek HDMI Output
      Figure : Realtek HDMI Output selection

      Realtek HDMI Output selection

    • NVIDIA HDMI Output
      Figure : NVIDIA HDMI Output selection

      NVIDIA HDMI Output selection

    • ATI HDMI Output
      Figure : ATI HDMI Output selection

      ATI HDMI Output selection

  • Click Set Default.
  • Click Apply.
    • If you used Digital Output Device (HDMI), click OK to close the window. This completes the steps to activate HDMI sound.
    • If you used Realtek HDMI Output, continue with Step 6.
  • Double-click Realtek HDMI Output.
    The Realtek Digital Output Properties window opens.
  • Click the Supported Formats tab.
  • Place a check in the 48.0 KHz check box, and make sure that there are no checks in the Dolby Digital check box and all other check boxes.
    Figure : Supported Formats settings in the Realtek Digital Output Properties window

    Supported Formats settings in the Realtek Digital Output Properties window

      note:
    For most TVs to play back audio, the sample rate must be 48.0 KHz.