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Installed new 5.1 speakers, no sound in Counterstrike or Half Life 2. I get sound in other games that are part of steam.

Audio works fine with everything else.

No software changes. No hardware either, just plugged in some different speakers....

Any solutions?
    
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Did you have 5.1 speakers before?
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Did you have 5.1 speakers before?
nope

sound works in blue shift, cs, condition zero, flatout, x3, etc. etc.

it just won't work with the source engine it looks like

i do sound test and it says error where teh speakers should be.
    
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Did you set 5.1 in the Control Panel and in the Sound Settings in game?
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I think i found the problem check here:
http://support.steampowered.com/cgi-...2hfdGV4dD01LjE

Maybe CSS and HL2 doesn't support 5.1???
 
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Did you set 5.1 in the Control Panel and in the Sound Settings in game?
yes for control panel...sound only works in game when i set it to 2 speakers
    
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Good ol Steam........
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Originally Posted by Anth0789 View Post
I think i found the problem check here:
http://support.steampowered.com/cgi-...2hfdGV4dD01LjE

Maybe CSS and HL2 doesn't support 5.1???
I don't even have the drivers installed for the p5bdeluxe onboard audio

I haven't changed any hardware, just speakers....thanks though

then why would they have the option for 5.1 ?
    
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Make sure the on board sound card is disabled though.
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