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I can hear cds and see video on my hp dvd 1040i multiformat dvd writer but I can not hear audio to the movie/dvds i have rented.

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  • hairdogirl May 13, 2008

    I am very bad with computer things...I failed to mention that the dvd writer was for my computer. I can not find a set up button for my hp dvd 1040i dvd writer. I can see the video but hear nothing. although I can hear cds on this same device...I have searched all over the internet for help but most help is tech terms and I dont understand most of them. If you can help me still using this new information that would be wonderful.

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Sounds like you might have a setting that is incorrect for DVDs in the setup menu.

Grab your DVD player remote and press the SETUP button. Navigate to the audio menu. Make sure Spdif is turned off (unless you're using an optical cable for your sound), that the audio stream is set to PCM (standard for CDs) or RAW, and turn off any Dolby/Digital Dolby/Surround Sound/etc. Now play a disc.

There's also another way if your remote has an AUDIO button. While the DVD is playing, press the AUDIO button and you should see a small windo that pops up that will tell you what the audio is set to. Press the button and wait a couple of seconds between presses to see if the audio starts playing.

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