Old 07-24-2021, 01:45 PM   #1
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Default Stop windows from switching soundcards?

Is there any way to keep windows from switching soundcards when you plug a USB card in? I just want it to keep using the one that I have set (in this case i want my RME to stay as the default windows device even when I turn on or off my Helix)

Without disabling the actual driver hopefully, as I think it also controls the MIDI I/O
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Old 07-25-2021, 03:47 AM   #2
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do you mean it switch to the onboard-soundcard?

if so,you disable it on the bios
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Old 07-25-2021, 06:14 AM   #3
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When you installed that USB card, did you see any kind of prompt or checkbox to make it the default device? It's not uncommon for a newly installed device to make itself the default, but you should be able to go into the Windows settings and change it back.
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