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Optical Out Volume Control


I just installed an ht omega striker sound card and have it attached optical out to my home theater system. Windows volume no longer affects the volume level of my sound system. If i turn it all the way up or down, the level is the same. Have i forfeited my ability to control volume with the mce remote, or am i missing something simple? I've looked elsewhere for an answer to this, but have had no luck.

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