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Where did the volume control options go in Windows 7?

XP's sndvol32 sound mixer used to feature individual volume controls such as Wave, SW Synth and CD Player, PC Speaker or PCM SPDIF among others. These could be set hidden or visible under it's menu ...
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Which speaker will give me the best sound quality? [on hold]

http://www.computersourcebd.com/microlab/speaker/m-111-2-1-12-watt-rms_146.html http://www.computersourcebd.com/microlab/speaker/m-100u-2-1-10-watt-rms_1213.html Among these which one will give me ...
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FFMPEG H264 split demux a stream video

I've got an H264 video (Stored in an 264 file). With ffplay i see that: [NULL @ 00000000003454a0] start time for stream 0 is not set in estimate_timings _from_pts [mpeg @ 0000000000344560] Could ...
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Converting file to PCM using SoX

I am using SoX. A-Law, 8000 Hz, 64 Kbps, mono Is the format I need What I tried: input -c 1 -r 8000 output It is not working for me, please advise. I get the file output, it's just not ...
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Merging files with sox sequentially

I have seen posts where people merge multiple sound files into one outfile like: soxmix in1.wav in2.wav in3.wav out.wav. However they are all on top of each other. Is there a way to merge so that ...
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Hotkey volume change for specific application. Windows 7

I want to have a hotkey to change the sound of a specific application, like chrome for example, but leave other apps on the same sound level. Basically i want this http://i.imgur.com/HWZ5sEY.png in a ...
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What components do I need to build a surround speaker system? [on hold]

I am in need of a 5.1 surround speaker. My primary usage will be for playing music and handling my ps3 audio. I have listened to quite a few 5.1 systems, and liked none of them. In my opinion, your ...
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How to mute remote machine sound but hear the sounds from the client in Teamviewer?

I just need to mute the sounds and turn the screen to black of the computer that I'm connected via Teamviewer. But I need also hear the sounds playing in that machine, while the people around the ...
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How to convert ADPCM to wav in Windows?

I have the following frame format of my ADPCM data The frame format of the ADPCM is # byte | Contents ---------------------------------------------------------- 0 | Encoder state: LSByte ...
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Lync call volume always set too low

I noticed that the calls on Lync 2013 for Windows are always much lower than audio in my other apps. When I look at Windows' Volume Mixer I see that the volume for Lync is always set much lower. If I ...
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SampleRate vs bitRate [Audio]

I downloaded some videos from youtube. And I noticed that embedded in the 720p video the audio has a bitrate of 192kbps while the m4a that is provided has a bitrate of 128kbps. The sample rate of ...
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how to play sounds in “background” Xorg

I always open two X client in tty0 and tty1. So that I can run a rdesktop in fullscreen and switch two computer's desktop quickly.(using Ctrl+Alt+FN) But I found that when I switch to any tty, ...
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how to enable microphone redirection in remote desktop

0 down vote favorite Is there a way to redirect the Microphone connected to my Local Machine to the Remote Server (hp thin client 5730w with embedded windows xp as local machine/ windows 7 as a ...
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want to download audio file which is behind shokwave player [closed]

I want to download an audio file from divsahr.com which is embedded in shokwave flash player. I tried lots of software and work-around available on net but no success. The file I want to download is ...
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how to enable remote microphone on remote desktop

I just directly connect my thin client(with embedded os) to remote machine(windows 7) via rdp. The problem is once I try to test the audio via skype , it seems that the audio/microphone of the remote ...
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XPS L502x with external DellST2210 24“ LCD which won't play sound, while external ASUS VH242H 24” LCD will

MY CONFIGURATION I have an XPS L502x hooked up to 2 external monitors: Dell ST2210 connected via to my only HDMI port no adapters on either end of the cable HDMI cable from back of laptop to HDMI ...
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Advanced Audio Output Managing Windows 7?

I was wondering if there either an upgrade to the basic windows utilities (ideally a gadget) or some other program to quickly and easily manipulate audio settings/output. I'll give some examples of ...
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Why am I getting distorted audio through my piano when recording in Audacity using an aux cable

Problem Audio feed is distorted through piano I am having a problem regarding audio recording quality with a line using my Yamaha P-120 piano. I am getting a weird distortion in my audio feed upon ...
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headset volume scroll works intermittently

on my headset there is a volume scroll wheel. unfortunately, the sound only works on some settings, and switching between ranges where nothing is audible and being able to hear things is accompanied ...
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HDMI audio is not being transmitted

I have connected an HDMI cabel from my TV to my computer. I can see my desktop, but under "playback devices" it says that the HDMI cable isn't plugged in. Please help!
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Microphone High Pitch on First Call

Usually when I start into a Skype call the microphone makes me sound like a chipmunk. To fix the problem I have to exit the call and restart the call which fixes the issue. Changing the quality of the ...
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Saving metadata in FLAC files using Exact Audio Copy

I want to copy my CD collection to my server so I can stream it from anywhere. I want to save the tracks in the best possible quality so I decided to go with FLAC. I use Exact Audio Copy because it ...
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Redirect Bluray Sound to laptop without any wire

I have a TV connected to bluray player. i want to play the disk but i want the sound to come to laptop. so that i can use my heahphone. I could use the headphone by connecting to the player. but ...
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Stream microphone from one PC to remote PC [duplicate]

I have a problem which I'm having lots of trouble addressing. Where I currently live I have two floors which are not physically connected. Sometimes my wife goes upstairs and leaves the baby asleep, ...
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TAM/Data/Fax Modem working except for playback

I have a PCIe Data/Fax/TAM Modem (HiRO H50198). The fax and data capabilites work fine. Also, it can record messages. But it cannot playback any sound. I have called HiRo technical support, to no ...
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C:\System Volume Information\_restore{6E3D25DD-2E98-4D88-BAA4-DA84E0DB2D6D}\RP126

After running disk space analyser , I found a large folder on C labeled :C:\System Volume Information_restore{6E3D25DD-2E98-4D88-BAA4-DA84E0DB2D6D}\RP126 . and it occupy a big space on the partition . ...
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Sound is lost until I play high volume file

I have this wierd issue for some time, and I have decided to deal with it but I could not find any information on similiar problem like I experience: I am using Windows 7 with AEG DVD4621 Home Cinema ...
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Opening/reading a ULW audio file?

Is it possible to open/read a uLaw audio file (extension .ulw) on a Mac? I did a quick google search and found nothing - the application Notch claims to support it but it didn't convert it in my case. ...
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How to set Google search by voice command to include Chinese input? [migrated]

I use google search in Android and I can set android to listen my chinese voice input. However, I don't know how to set the same thing in desktop. Every time I visit google.com, I see a mic icon. I ...
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Is it a hardware error for the audio device

Last night, after I restart my laptop ( DELL Inspiron 14 N5010 ) the audio device is gone and it says no speakers or head phones are plugged in . I've tried uninstall the audio device in the ...
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Is there any software that balances all audio output? [closed]

Is there any software that balances all audio output? I seem to remember using something a long time ago that gave me lots of control - creating a max volume and bass filters etc. The audio had a ...
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How to Delete Old Audio Drivers

I have installed many inf-modified audio drivers for Conexant 20585 to make the stereo mix appear. (Failed though..) And now there are so many installed audio drivers in the system driver store. So, ...
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Logitech G35 Headset volume wheel has more effect when used slowly

My headset has a volume wheel on the side, and when I slide it up or down quickly it changes the volume quite gradually: while watching the Logitech Gaming Software's headset tab, it takes about 16 ...
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Dolby Home Theater Error Message

Every time I start up my computer, I get this error message: The current Dolby audio driver is 7.2.8000.17 and the software application expects driver version 7.2.700.7. Please install a valid ...
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Play one channel in both speakers

Sometimes I come across a broken part of the video in GOM player - or elsewhere, however GOM player is my current concern. The broken part in question only has one of both stereo chanels working - so ...
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Why Mavericks not saving the preferences of my soundcard app?

I have problem with the preferences of the app of my audio interface i use in my studio. The problem is: when i lauch the App of my audio interface it doesn't save the latest setting used, in the ...
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Program to record sound and playback it after sound is over [closed]

Is there a program to record audio and automatically playback it after sound is over? Repeating after 2 seconds after sound is recorded is very fine.
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Speedlink Medusa USB Headset crashes LinuxMint

I have an older model of the SpeedLink Medusa USB headset. Everytime I connect the Headset to my PC, Mint freezes and/or crashes. Black screen, sometimes a scrambled desktop picture. Then I have to ...
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What to do if sound goes to dummy output

I sometimes find that the sound from my Linux G505s running 64bit Linux Mint 15 sometimes goes to Dummy Output as the output device. What should I do when this happens(short of restarting my system)? ...
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Relatek ALC1150: Drivers and 5.1 audio configurations

I just bought an Asus Z87-Pro motherboard with Realtek ALC 1150 HD audio onboard. Since nVidia nForce4 chipset drivers I didn't found any valid audio driver that allows me to manage 5.1 sound sources. ...
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ffmpeg export multichannel audio Stereo won't play

I am trying to export all audio channels from a multichannel quicktime file with ffmpeg which has the following audio configuration, but am unsure if the command below is correct. All the files look ...
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Samsung SVG audio format (of old voice pens, like SVR M920)

The problem is, that I have got a voice pen recording in *.SVG format. All I know is that it was recorded long ago and no CD with orginal voice pen software is available to find. Also there is no ...
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Razer Carcharias Headset not detected in Windows 7

Today I got a shiny new Razer Carcharias Headset for X-Box and PC. When I tried plugging them into my laptop however, Windows seems simply not to detect them. All the lights come on on the headset, ...
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How do I add an .ac3 audio track in Sony Vegas Pro 12?

Like the title says. I googled and got lackluster results. People suggesting to rename the file from .ac3 to .vob, but this didn't work. Sony Vegas itself said that I need to install Apple ...
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ALSA access to multichannel audio card instead of jackd

I have a HDSP9652 multichannel audio card connected to two ferrofish A16 ADAT-to-analog audio breakout boxes, all this is running headless under Ubuntu 13.10, Linux kernel 3.11. Using jackd 0.122, I ...
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How do control audio output via S/P DIF & Headphones jack on DELL Laptop?

I have a DELL XPS Laptop. It has 3 audio ports: 1 microphone output 1 Headphones Output 1 S/P DIF output. *I'm not using Microphone, so that port is not being used by anything / no wires to *I've ...
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Conversion from MP4 to WAV results in desync with FFmpeg, but not when using VLC

Converstion to .wav from .mp4 video causes a desynchronization when the conversion is done with FFmpeg, but not when with VLC. I've been trying to figure this out for days now and any help is greatly ...
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Audio pass-through with motherboard

I have a z87-pro I just purchased for my build. I listen to podcasts on my phone. Listening to them while I play euro truck simulator is great. I use the line in and the 'listen to this device' option ...
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Odd sounds appear when I press my keyboard's keys for too long

So I'm using Acer, Windows 7. I suddenly have this odd problem where if I press a key, any key for too long, this odd buzzing sound appears, and for example, if I'm playing Music, the buzzing sound ...
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How to find out when an audio disc (CD) has been written/burned?

Is there a way/tool to determine the date and time when an audio disc (CD) has been written/burned? I am aware of How to find out when a disc (DVD) has been written/burned? but the accepted solution ...