Originally Posted by Makaveli213
The way to get WMP11 to recognize your 5.1 system is easy. Go into the control panel and go under sounds. Then go under the sounds and audio device. Click Advance under the Speaker setup. Windows by default only has 2 speakers setup. Choose 5.1 and click apply. Viola. WMP11 will play DVD's and everything else in surround sound.
Umm, I'm not new to Windows. I wouldn't have had a problem with it if it was that simple, thanks.
Also, as I said before, it works in other apps. It's a problem with WMP11 itself.