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Not getting dolby digital or dts

Hi I have a HTPC with this audio card in it, connected via optical to my denon avr 3805 i am getting sound no problem in stereo and dolby pro logic II or in DTS neo 6 (which are not true dolby surround). How do i get proper dolby digital surround from this card? or is this not possible?

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    Got it working finally thru powerdvd Ultra and ffdshow, now getting proper DTS



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Not available on this unit...accordianman

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From the Console Settings screen in the System area of the Xbox Dashboard, you can configure the video output of your Xbox 360 console for a widescreen, high-definition TV, determine your audio options, and check your console's serial number and Xbox Dashboard version.
Go to correct section for ... Audio

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