Route audio through HDMI without device connected?

  pat2rome 23:05 22 Sep 2016
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My headphone jack is busted, so I bought an HDMI to 3.5mm adapter so I could use my headphones that way. However, I can't get the laptop to send audio over HDMI because it doesn't think there's any device to receive that audio. How can I get Windows to route audio that way anyway? Everything I find is the opposite problem, where someone has a device plugged in and recognized but can't send audio to it.

OS: Windows 7

Model: Dell Inspiron 15r Special Edition

Processor: Intel Core i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz 2.10GHz

Graphics card: AMD Radeon HD 7730M

Adapter: click here

  wee eddie 02:01 23 Sep 2016

Google "USB to Audio Jack". One of those should sort you out

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