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No sound from my new Alienware x51

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Hi everyone,

My Alienware x51 arrived today, complete with monitor etc. Everything is set up but no sound is coming from the monitor. Headphones work and I have the unit and monitor connected via HDMI. I've tried everything but I just can't get any sound from the monitor.

I would be extremely grateful for any help and assistance and I'm becoming increasingly frustrated.

Many thanks.

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  • You might have to un-plug the headphones from the x51.

    Also, in Control Panel / Sound ... make sure the HDMI audio device is selected.

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