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Speakers and headphones work, not when I want them to.

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Long story short I just reformatted windows 7 ultimate x64. The issue is that my optical connection works to my z5500's when I have the spdif enabled, but when I have my headphones plugged into the front jack, they only work when I set the speakers as a primary device. Before the reformat, I was able to leave it on optical out the whole time, and my settings would automatically change when I plug/unplug my headset.

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Let me rephrase. Both my optical out and headphones work. My optical out works as intended when spdif is enabled. My headphones only work when I set "Speakers" as the default device over spdif. I would like to have my previous set up where I would plug my headphones in and it would auto-mute the optical out and direct the sound through the headphones. I have auto-mute speakers enabled when I plug in the headphones but it isn't working.
    
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EDIT: nvm u do.
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Yeah I have that and automatically mute speakers checked.
    
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Ok, when I have my headset plugged into the back of my soundcard, I can hear my voice through the headset and my music plays normally through my speakers. But when I plug everything into the front panel I hear nothing from my headset and my music continues to play over the speakers. Note: This all worked before the reformat. I have no idea what is causing this issue. Maybe a driver problem?
    
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