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Using USB headset i cannot switch audio output to desktop speakers.

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#1 notacownow


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Posted 13 November 2012 - 10:26 PM

Ok hey all :)
So here is the issue that just started today.
Normally i run sound through my speakers, and all is fine. Yesterday i got invited to a ventrilo and i joined while the game was running plugged in my headset and still had my speakers playing the game sounds and just vent through the headset (logitech g35).

Today when i jumped on vent, i plugged in my headset with the game running in the BG like yesterday but now no matter what setting i try, all the sound comes through the headset. I have rebooted, tried running vent first then the game etc. It simply will not respond to changing of the audio output.
I cannot think of anything i did differently. It's like the headset is overiding any choice i can make which did not happen yesterday.

Has this happened to anyone else? I have read the other threads and they are no have this exact issue it's kind of mind boggling...lol

Any help would be appreciated!
Thanks in advance!
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#2 tijo



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Posted 14 November 2012 - 11:22 PM

Check what is your audio device in Windows. For this to work with my USB headset, the default device needs to be set to the speakers and vent/skype/whatever manually set to the headset.
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#3 The Comfy Chair

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:49 PM

Also, make sure the game itself isn't set to run through the headphones in audio options.
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