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Windows 7 on my iMac won't play sounds through headphones

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Mar 14, 2012 7:57 AM

On Windows 7, I can't make sounds play through my headphones plugged into the audio jack; the internal speakers always do it instead. The headphones don't appear in the "Playback devices" column, even though RealTek recognises that something's been plugged in/unplugged to it.


Also, the latest version of Boot Camp software drivers I burned to a DVD after upgrading to Lion (v.4.0) refuses to start; it keeps saying that 'Boot Camp x64 is unsupported on this computer model"; I was able to install the v.3.0 drivers by using "Troubleshoot compatability" within the Drivers/Apple/BootCampx64 before, but now it insists I use setup.exe- which refuses to install, even in compatability mode!


It's incredibly aggravating, since I always use my good headphones for gaming so I don't disturb my wife! Help!

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
  • The hatter Level 9 Level 9 (58,595 points)

    ... you install RealTek driver manually yourself. As for the 'unsupported' then I assume you have 2008 iMac or something early?


    Yes, blocking installing a device driver is strange. And because you don't have 2011 iMac just use 3.0-3.3 instead.


    BCA in Lion should download Boot Camp 4.01+ set.

  • Skyrickk Calculating status...

    Thanks, but where could we take the driver on the RealTek website ?



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