Re: sound problems (only receiving rear sound)
did you make sure that in the options you have it set to 4.1?, maybe you just have it set to 2.1. does the sub work?
also, there should be seperate plugs for front and rear channels, so make sure you have the rear speakers plugged into the rear output, and the front speakers plugged into the front output
When all else fails...Ham Radio!
I still have the same old HP DV9700T laptop I've had for years...still kickin'