Question
Beats audio and Windows 8
Replies (20)
Reply
Honor Student
Posts: 3
Member Since: ‎10-29-2012
Message 11 of 21 (15,136 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

did you manage to figure this out? I'm having the exact same issue.. 

Student
Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎10-29-2012
Message 12 of 21 (15,127 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

I recently installed Windows 8 Pro (clean installation) on my Envy 15 PC Laptop and also lost the valuable Beats Audio driver/software. I have tried to get it back several times unsuccessfully. HP has yet to have an answer for it.

PhD Student
Posts: 1,475
Member Since: ‎05-23-2009
Message 13 of 21 (15,122 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

For Desktops and AIOs, the Beats audio driver is on Windows Update

 

[Windows Key] --> Control Panel --> View by: Large icons --> Windows Update --> Scan for updates

Honor Student
Posts: 3
Member Since: ‎10-29-2012
Message 14 of 21 (15,099 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

I figured it out. Go to Hp's website and click on support/drivers. Bring up the windows 7 drivers for your computer (will ask for serial number etc). once you're there, install the IDT audio driver. After installing it, beats is automatically installed. Go to settings (by dragging mouse to the right of the screen), click on control panel and you should see beats audio control panel. click it to open from there. It wasn't opening for me, so I uninstalled the IDT driver, and reinstalled it. and everything is working fine now. I talked to 2 different HP techs and both told me that I had to wait for the windows 8 drivers. But I managed to make it work. Hope that helps!

Student
Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎10-31-2012
Message 15 of 21 (15,047 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

Student
Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎11-01-2012
Message 16 of 21 (15,030 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

Do you manage to change the volume clockwise or anti-clockwise to work in the new Beats Audio Control Panel?
Student
Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎11-16-2012
Message 17 of 21 (14,623 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

Thank you so much!

Honor Student
Posts: 3
Member Since: ‎12-24-2012
Message 18 of 21 (13,847 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

Same issue here.  Can't change the control direction.  The UI for that tab shows a scroll bar and no way to save.  Also pushing the Beats Audio button doesn't launch the control panel.

Student
Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎04-24-2013
Message 19 of 21 (11,232 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

I have lost my software audio beat

Top Student
Posts: 7
Member Since: ‎05-01-2013
Message 20 of 21 (11,092 Views)

Re: Beats audio and Windows 8

Same here. I wonder when they'll fix this.

† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation