The tag is for questions about the recording and playback of speech and music on your computer, but also for problems about the sound component of videos.

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Setting Up My Audigy 2 Card

I recently received a Sound Blaster Audigy 2 card from a friend. I want to hook it up to my Pioneer SX-217 Receiver, which has 5.1 sound. The instructions say to use a 3 to 3 cable that plugs into ...
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Windows 8.1 Does not Detect Bluetooth Headset

I have the Motorola S11 Flex HD wireless Bluetooth headset which I have had connected to a Windows 8.1 Pro x64 machine with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth for Desktop card. This ...
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Getting VLC to output 5.1 audio

I have an Asus Xonar DG sound card in my computer, with a high end 5.1 speaker system. I would like to be able to play movies on this computer, and if they have 5.1 audio, play them using my surround ...
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Use Terminal Server to play on-hold music

We have a windows server 2008 R2 terminal server that is the only thing in the room with a sound card. Is it possible to have it play an mp3 file as a background service so we can play on-hold music ...
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Annoying buzzing noise in earphones connected to my Laptop

When I connect an Earphones / Headset to my Laptop (an average ~700€ Laptop) like in the following figure, I get a very annoying random buzzing noise in the Earphones. I can clearly hear it when not ...
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no sound playing old quicktime videos on windows 7

I have an old video (2005) that doesn't play sound but actually it did before! I don't understand why. I downloaded QuickTime player 7.7.6 but still nothing. Please, anybody help me
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Connecting bluetooth headset kills wifi internet on laptop PC

I just bought Genius HS-920BT BT headset. I've paired it to my PC on Windows 7. However, when I turned on the "Forward Voip calls to Handsfree" service, in order to use it as my Skype communications ...
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Windows 8.1 Gigabyte GTX 750 dual HDMI monitors only 1 plays sound

I am using Gigabyte GTX 750 which supports dual HDMI out. I have both HDMI cords going to my dual monitor setup (one cord per monitor). The monitors have built in speakers that sound decent so I want ...
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Microsoff Visual Studio doesnt start properly [on hold]

VS 2013 beyond the welcome screen. It just appears for 15,20 seconds and disappears. how to install visual studio 2013?you can send me a reply.
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How can I extract metadata (particularly length) from a folder of many audio files in Windows 7?

I have a folder with hundreds of audio files, and the main information I want is the length. I can view it in Windows explorer, but I don't know how to extract it to put it into an Excel file so I can ...
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Seeking FFPLAY command for LIVE Decklink audio input to AVectorScope filters live on screen

My first superuser question. Using FFPlay or FFMPEG I'd like to be able to have visual monitoring of live audio (level meters, vectorscope) real-time on screen from a BlackMagicDesigns Decklink ...
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Remounting DOWNLOADED volume that has been ejected?

I see similar questions regarding remounting ejected USB drives but the solutions don't answer my question. If I have installed a .pkg that has created a volume, and then I have ejected said volume, ...
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Adding audio to video without re encoding

I am looking to add audio to a video without having to re encode the two pieces. I have looked at a few questions on stack overflow followed the answers and i still cant seemed to get it to work, if ...
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Two micro-USB devices issue

After reading the question Why are there no Micro USB to Micro USB cables? and related posts, I stil didn't find any answer to my case. I have bought a car radio that has the possibility to play music ...
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Setting up Icecast (source client) on Windows Server 2012 (no sound card)?

So, Icecast is set-up, but I cannot use Winamp or Mixxx to stream because there is no audio card, so it won't even play it. Is there a way to avoid this? I know that there is virtual audio cable, but ...
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Windows 7 and SPDIF audio

I have a P8Z77 Pro motherboard, and I'm trying to use the SPDIF audio jack to connect to a Home Theather. I have the Realtek HD Audio Manager installed from the motherboard, but I can't get it (or ...
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RealTek sound card driver not working with Windows XP SP2

I’m running Windows XP SP2 and it has no sound. No it’s not on mute. I have recently got a new hard drive and had sound working fine. I have tried to install the driver for the sound card (three ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot detect HDMI audio on older display

My Windows 8.1 PC does not recognize my old HDMI monitor as an audio playback device. Everything was working fine with a newer monitor, but when I switched to the older monitor, I got no sound. I ...
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Erroneous volume level shifts using ffmpeg to convert AC3 in M2TS to WAV

I using ffmpeg to extract audio from non-commercial bluray m2ts video files, for subsequent loudness analysis in AudioLeak or Dolby Media Meter. The m2ts sometimes have AC3 audio and sometimes have ...
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Every 3 minutes or so, my external sound card in Windows 7 stops working and I have to manually reset sound output

I am using Windows 7 want to hear all the sounds through my speakers connected with the red and white cables which are connected to my external sound card; a Roland UA-25EX. But it stops working every ...
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How can I deliberately create and echo in my headset's microphone? [closed]

As odd as it may seem, I actually want someone I'm communicating with via VoIP (namely Skype) to hear what I'm hearing out of my headset's speakers. Is there a program that will allow me to do this ...
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Cannot get audio input of Soundblaster HD working

I have a Creative Soundblaster HD which has a RCA output and a RCA/Phono input. I have connected my smartphone with the audio input of the USB soundcard and the RCA output of it is connected with my ...
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MPD remote audio using Alsa and nmcpcpp

>Trying to configure mpd >have 2 laptops >one is upstairs(shall be refered to as A), runs linux mint xfce edition but using cinnamon >other is downstairs(B) runs arch My goal is to have mpd running ...
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Transferring smart TV's audio to bluetooth headset [closed]

I am having LG 32LB5820 smart TV and Nokia BH 121 & byte corseca dm5710bt headset. I want to stream my TV's audio to my headphones. I am quite unsure what should I be looking for. I thought I need ...
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Solving headphones issue on Win 8.1 64-bit laptop [closed]

I've bought a new laptop (Acer Aspire V15 Touch) running Windows 8.1 and new headphones for it. For a week or so there were no problems with headphones whatsoever, but suddenly the sound in right ...
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Kali Linux No Sound

Basically I misstakenly removed alsa config because of this guide http://hackerzelite.blogspot.in/2014/03/fix-sound-driver-on-kali-linux.html . And there is no sound icon now, as well no sound. But ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI for audio and VGA for video on one computer?

I have a professional Yamaha home theater system that I plug up to my windows 7 pc (via HDMI) for playing audio. My tv is broken and I can only use my monitor to display video. This monitor does not ...
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Does using multiple speakers degrade quality? [migrated]

I have an amp and 4 speakers. I want to "daisy chain" the speakers together like so: I'm trying to figure out if doing series and/or parallel connections in the diagram above will degrade the sound ...
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Muting inactive programs

It seems to be a regular occurrence for the game developers that made any given one of the games I run to not mute their program when the program is minimized. Is there a setting in Windows to force ...
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Windows Audio stopping intermittently

Every 35 minutes approx. my audio ceases working and I must restart the audio service (net stop audiosrv) in order to get it working again for a while, it's driving me nuts, especially because all the ...
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Volume Icon disappears in win 7

The Volume Icon occasionally disappears in win 7. It does not seem to be caused by any one operation. How can I fix this?
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Automatically reconnect to Bluetooth speaker

I have two laptops, one runs windows 8.1 (Lenovo) and one runs windows 7 (Dell). I have a Bluetooth speaker: ...
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How to stream audio and capture at the same time

I would like to save the mp3 that is being stream to the local file for archival purposes. I'm using the following line in my bash script to stream audio from a USB audio device to my icecast ...
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Can't hear any sound with headphones windows, but can in ubuntu

I have a (Dual booted) Dell Inspiron N5110 with IDT High Definition Audio CODEC and Windows 7. In Windows 7, I can hear sound from the speakers, but when I plug headphones in, I can't hear anything ...
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Can't view videos on Ubuntu from handycam

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I uploaded a few videos to my Ubuntu from an HDR-CX240 Handycam, but every time I try to view my videos, the audio only plays for a few seconds and stops, while the video ...
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How to configure qjackctl to combine output from mplayer and rakarrack? (“Audio device got stuck!”)

If I launch rakarrack (without jack qjackctl), I do get sound output to my speakers from the guitar input. However, if I try to launch mplayer, to be able to play along a song, it gives "Audio device ...
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Microphone volume gets low after while

The volume on my USB microphone (Sennheiser pc363d) gets really low after a random time interval. (My friends on skype says the volume on my mic is so low you can barely hear it, although it isn't ...
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Broadcasting without 3rd party services

I have Winamp and Shoutcast. But how do I broadcast it to my website/server with out any 3rd party services?
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Getting multiple simultaneous audio outputs from a computer

Brief: My laptop has a 3.5mm audio output jack and I've attached 2 usb sound cards to it. This would avail 3 playback devices on the computer. Is there a way (with any OS - windows/ubuntu/mac) that ...
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Use speakerphone as computer speaker

I have a ShoreTel 230 speakerphone sitting on my desk. I just discovered that I can play back voicemails (via Outlook 2003) on the phone's speaker without needing to touch the phone. Now I'm ...
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How to mix in musical background while speaking in a Google-hangout? [closed]

I use Hangouts to make a online radio broadcast. I would like to add some music to my voice during the broadcast (insert a jingle, etc.) How to mix in some music on the background of a hangout?
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How to synchronise duplicate RTP streaming with VLC?

I would like to use VLC in order to stream an audio file from a server to several clients over an IP network. Both the server and the clients are running Linux. Here is my try for two clients: Server ...
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Why does my USB port make a beep when connected to my cell phone?

I have various Android devices when I connect my devices to my PC, why USB port makes beep even I am listing songs beep keeps coming from headphones. Specially when I transfer some data beep makes ...
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Android emulator cause sound quality to degrade - win 7 [migrated]

I'm running Win 7 64bit. So when I start android emulators, sound gets weird. It looses quality. Very annoying noise. Eclipse ADT , Genymotion all produces same result. What's wrong? How to free ...
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Send out audio only with HDMI from an AMD Radeon Video Card

Recently just got a 4K monitor, in order to use 4K@60Hz, I have to connect it with a DP cable but also I connect my computer to a AV receiver via HDMI cable - apparently I don't need video over HDMI ...
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How does windows 8.1 route the HDMI 5.1 audio data routed to nvidia display card

I would like to understand the whole data flow of 5.1 sound data from a software application to the final output HDMI port. Let's make a very simple scenario. A simple windows 8.1 program, uses some ...
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Simultaneously record microphone and speakers

Ok, I know this has been asked multiple times on every website imaginable but I've still never been able to get an actual answer, so I'm hoping my asking this won't be a waste of time. I have a ...
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Remote Audio (mstsc) stops working after physical replugging

The RDP session is established using a ThinClient (running Win8.1) which connects to a remote VM (running Win8.1) using mstsc (Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection). Mstsc is properly configured to ...
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Adaptor for a Mic Headset with a telephone-like connector (6P6C, RJ11, RJ12…)

I have got a bunch (15+) of old headsets with microphones that use a 6P6C connector, (like those RJ11 for telephone lines but with 6 contacts). I would like to use them for a computer classroom ...
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Windows 8 Annoying System Beep Sound

I use ConEmu and R programming REPL. Problem with this beautiful setup is that windows 8 starts making annoying beeping sounds I googled and found that many people solved this by devmgmt.msc -> show ...