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connecting external pc speakers to an hdtv

I just hooked up an rca hdtv to my pc with an hdmi cable to use as a monitor. Everything works just fine but I want to use my external pc speakers instead of the tvs. I've hooked the speakers to pc but the sound still comes out of the tv. Any suggestions?

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Sounds to me like . . .

you need to investigate the audio settings on the PC. But it's probably either/or. HDMI or analog audio.

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Got DVI?

or maybe components.

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