Surround in Winamp with Soundblaster Live

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I had some time last night and I wanted to listen to some music. I have a pc hooked to my tv and my surround system. I realized that I can only hear music in the front speakers. It took some time to find how to enable 5.1 sound using winamp and my creative soundblaster live. Long story short I had to install Creative PlayCenter (I didn’t install all the bloat of the creative drivers before) and start PlayCenter and enable CMSS. After that you can close PlayCenter and CMSS is still enabled. (CMSS transforms stereo sound in full surround). It sounds pretty good.

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