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HP Z400, Z600, and Z800 Workstations - Enabling Multi-stream Audio in Microsoft Windows XP

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - CUSTOMER NOTICE

Document ID: c01716874

Version: 1

HP Z400, Z600, and Z800 Workstations - Enabling Multi-stream Audio in Microsoft Windows XP
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2009-04-14

Last Updated: 2009-04-14


DESCRIPTION

Follow the steps provided in the DETAILS section to enable multi-stream audio on the Z series workstations running Microsoft Windows XP.

DETAILS

  1. Ensure you have speakers and/or headphones plugged into the green audio port on the back of the chassis, as well as the front headphone port on the front of the chassis.

  2. On the Realtek control panel, click the Mixer tab.

  3. Click the Toolbox icon (it looks like a wench) .

  4. On the Playback section, select the Enable playback multi-streaming checkbox and click OK to return to the Mixer tab of the Realtek control panel.

  5. On the Playback section of the Mixer tab, Select Realtek HD Audio output from the drop-down list.

  6. Start the audio playback application that you would like to use with the rear panel output.

  7. On the Realtek control panel, click the Mixer tab.

  8. On the Playback section of the Mixer tab, Select Realtek HD Audio 2nd output from the drop-down list.

  9. Start the other audio playback application. This application will stream the audio to the front panel output.
    NOTE: The internal speaker will be disabled if multi-streaming audio is enabled.

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Hardware Platforms Affected: HP Z400 Workstation, HP Z600 Workstation, HP Z800 Workstation
Components Affected: Not Applicable
Operating Systems Affected: Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Third Party Products Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: IA01716874
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