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Dolby Advanced Audio keeps turning off.

by DolbyAd / September 10, 2012 6:18 PM PDT

Hey guys,

Ever since I bought my Acer Aspire 5755G, I have always been annoyed with the Dolby Advanced Audio settings. At no point should anyone ever want to turn it off as it reduces the sound levels to a whisper.

Turning it on every so often was tolerable, but now for some reason, it constantly turns itself off. Watching a Youtube video turns it off, playing a certain game turns it off, it is such a nuisance I am going insane. Why did we ever get the option to turn it off?

Is there some way you guys know that keeps it constantly on or have you encountered the same problem?

Thanks in advance anyone.

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by xWiff / October 6, 2012 12:36 PM PDT

Exact same problem. Please help!

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by safinator22 / January 6, 2013 11:24 AM PST
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Did you guys find a solution? my dolby advanced is playing up too.

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Found Solution
by JustinFoo / January 13, 2013 12:47 PM PST
In reply to: Solution

Hey, I had the same problem, but i've found a fix!

All I did was go into my device manager by right clicking my computer->manage. I located the sound drivers and updated the realtek one. That was it!

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What? Where??
by Kawaii Kitty / November 28, 2015 5:42 AM PST
In reply to: Found Solution

Where to find the Sound Driver?? O.o

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by ava718 / June 17, 2014 4:36 PM PDT

go to the volume icon and click Playback Devices.
On the speakers click Properties and go to Advanced tab.
Disable the Allow applications to take exclusive control.
that's it.

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by luke adam / July 29, 2015 12:21 AM PDT
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Dolby Digital Plus keeps turning off
by Naveelee / August 4, 2015 11:40 AM PDT
In reply to: solved

I have tried your idea but still somehow my apps taking control of Dolby Digital Plus and turns it off whenever it starts or change musics. Please help me....

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