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Author Topic: DS502 Gaming Headset Windows 7.1 virtual surround driver  (Read 359 times)

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ralf_kuselTopic starter

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Can anyone please help me with the Windows 7.1 virtual surround driver for the DS502 gaming headset. When I plug the headset in, or install any of the drivers that I have found on the MSI website, it only allows the headset to be configured as stereo. I wish to change the speaker setup to 7.1 surround using the windows playback devices setting (so that games can use the virtual surround sound). I am specifically looking for Windows 10 64 bit drivers.

The drivers at https://www.msi.com/product/multimedia/support/DS502-GAMING-Headset.html#down-driver do not seem to have the 7.1 drivers. Neither is it on the CD that came with the headset. 

In the Quick Guide, I only get this vague statement:
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Note: By default, the MSI DS502 GAMING HEADSET works out of the box as a 2.0 (stereo) headset. To achieve 7.1 surround sounds, please install the necessary drivers to set up virtual 7.1 surround sound.

What are the necessary drivers that this guide refers to?

Any help will be appreciated.
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Nidhoggr

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« Reply #1 on: 12-March-17, 22:23:04 »

Install the  utility. Under Speaker, there should be an option for 7.1 emulation.

https://www.msi.com/product/multimedia/support/DS502-GAMING-Headset.html#down-utility
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« Reply #2 on: 15-April-17, 06:40:26 »

hi Captain
i do the download and installation, but i dont have the option under SPERAKER, only 2.1
sorry for my poor english

bye
« Last Edit: 15-April-17, 14:31:13 by duccio.passerini »
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« Reply #3 on: 15-April-17, 07:33:15 »

wait wait i risolve...sorry also poor knowledge of pc .
bye
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« Reply #4 on: 27-April-17, 19:11:32 »

I have problems with a MSI DS502 headset, I just bought it but I noticed you have to install the driver with the supplied CD but I have no cd player on this pc -_- ' What can I do to solve this problem please ?
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« Reply #5 on: 27-April-17, 19:41:15 »

Click the link above...
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