Problem with 6.1 speakers

  Gappy1 18:03 05 Dec 03

I've recently bought a system with a Sound Audigy 2 sound card and 6.1 speakers. Everything is linked up and when I test the speakers each channel is working. But when I play a game/audio CD or DVD it's only the front 4 speakers that work. There's just a hiss coming from from the rear left/right and centre.
Am I forgetting something very basic here?
Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.

  Diodorus Siculus 19:14 05 Dec 03

Is your DVD software set up to use 6.1 channels?

What about sounds and multimedia in the control panel? under hardware / advanced, there should be an option for 6.1 sound.

  Diodorus Siculus 23:31 27 Dec 03

What are you hearing nowadays?

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