No voices

By 1234darlene5678 posted 29th Dec 2012

I have bought gray matter from another game site and could not get the voices to work. i got all the other sounds but not the voices.i updated my directx and sound card and even did al again but no luck! i bought it again this time from gamesgate and the same thing is happening. i even changed my eax to no advail. has any one else have this problem not getting the voices to speak.it's either the game as i bought it two times or am i missing doing something?
ps. i have sound blaster-audio trilogy.

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By page305 posted 29th Dec 2012

Buying from a different store usually won't work. That's a waste. That's weird all the other sounds come through. Did you mess with the in-game audio settings? Change stereo to something else, just a guess?

By DrStreetBiker posted 29th Dec 2012

I read about another guy who had sound issues ingame but not during cutscenes. Advice given to him was to try deactivating sound-blaster card and using the onboard sound of the mainboard.

By Muhnopol posted 29th Dec 2012

Are you using headphones? A lot of modern games have problems when using those with 5.1 sound enabled. I'm suffering from that as well :/
What helps for me is: Open Windows playback options, find the speakers entry and click on configure. Set it to stereo, save and try again. Not sure if the menu entries are exactly named like that, since english isn't my native and thus Windows language.

By Ladron3dfx posted 29th Dec 2012

Codecs/ codec packs installed? Some codec/codec packs might cause conflicts.

I've always held the belief that they are more harm than good and use media players such as Video Lan (VLC), GOM, Media Player Classic Home Cinema, etc. that self contain the required codecs or installed within the applications folder itself leaving the system folders clean.

Certain applications can enable/disable the codecs installed quite easily.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/installed_codec.html

Look at "Types: Driver-Audio" only.

By 1234darlene5678 posted 30th Dec 2012

hey streetbiker, I went to sound blaster and took your advise and it is now working! Thanks for the advise.♥

By gamersgate posted 30th Dec 2012

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By gamersgate posted 27th Jan 2013

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By gamersgate posted 1st Feb 2013

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