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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-37397

Switching sound devices results in no sound until MC restarts.

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    • Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Minecraft 1.6.4, Minecraft 1.7.1, Minecraft 1.7.2
    • None
    • Operating systems tested under:
      Windows 7
      Windows 8
      Windows 8.1
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      Java:
      Ver. 7 Update 45 (build 1.7.0_45-b18)
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      Audio system:
      Realtek audio driver Ver: 6.0.1.6699
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      DirectX:
      11.0
    • Unconfirmed
    • Survival

    Description

      Testing minecraft on various windows versions has shown that Minecraft cannot handle audio device switching. I first ran into this bug when switching from surround sound to head phones, minecraft did not make any noise; even when I switched back.

      Logically I could just restart minecraft and viola the sound is back, but that tends to be more hassle; especially when you play full screen with a x512 resource pack enabled (8-12 minute load up time).

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              Spirit_Guardian Tyler Michael Harr
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