So I am back on the road and using my new laptop again. Trying to play MEA and still having issues with the sound in game playing. If I hook up an HDMI cable to a TV I get sound but if I try to use sound through my speakers on my laptop or audio cable headphones (not usb) I don't get in game sound.
Some things I have tried
HDMI to TV to verify I get sound that way after someone else mentioned they did.
Tried to Alt Tab out and see if MEA was using a different playback device besides realtek but the only device I see if the realtek device
When right clicking the speaker icon and running troubleshoot sound problems it says turn off sound effects and enhancements. (I have disabled it them)
Realtek audio is the only playback device I see in the list that's active. If I hook up my HDMI cable from the laptop to the TV I get a playback device for it but not if the HDMI cable is not hooked up.
Any other recommendations for things to try?