[Tutorial] How to Set up 5.1 Surround Sound on PC Windows 10

How to Set up 5.1 Surround Sound on PC Windows 10

Before you configure the 5.1 surround sound, make sure that your sound card has the support of 5.1. This is because not all onboard sound cards can be able to output 5.1 surround sound. Usually, a Desktop with newer motherboards supports 5.1 sound.

Part 1. Update Your Sound Card Drivers

Step 2. In the Device Manager window, expand the Sound, video and game controllers category, and then right-click on the sound card driver that matches your surround sound 5.1 setup, and select Update driver.

Part 2. Enable Windows 10 Surround Sound

Step 1. Right-click the Speakers icon at the bottom right corner of the Windows system tray and select Sounds.

How to Test 5.1 Surround Sound in Windows 10

Now. It’s time to test the Windows 10 5.1 surround sound you just configured successfully. Here you can use the Windows built-in sound test software which can do a basic test to check if the audio channels work properly. For that:

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