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Windows 7 Default Playback Device Won't Save

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I am having an issue with Windows 7 Enterprise that I am hoping to get some help for. I have a system with an integrated sound card. I have a standard set of PC speakers plugged into the rear 3.5MM jack. I have a set of headphones that I connect for gaming.

In the past I have initially set the PC speakers to be the default playback device, then plugged in the headphones and set that to be the default playback device so that when the headphones are unplugged, it reverts back to the speakers.

I recently did a reinstall of Windows 7, tried to go through this same process but Windows *REFUSES* to set the default playback device to the headphones. I open the playback devices area, set the heaphones to default, close it, open it back up and it is set back to the speakers. This is really annoying. Please help!

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