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Using the BoseSound True Mic on Windows 8

So I bought these as an upgrade to my iPhone earbuds. I had used a mac for everything until I got a new PC and decided to switch it to my main system for at home. The only problem of course is that ...
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Can I automate an audio playlist to play at certain times, in a desired order?

I currently use Windows Task Scheduler to play certain playlists at certain times of the day/week, which we broadcast online as part of scheduled programming. Each time the task executes, it opens the ...
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Is there a way I can accept audio as form input?

I am attempting to create an automated interview encapsulated in a form. It would work like this: Q: What is the capital of Assyria? (<-example) A: [this is a button that records audio] The idea ...
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USB DAC output audio only in right ear

I have a U-Sabre Mini V1.0 USB DAC : http://goo.gl/2rc5bq -connected on left side usb of my laptop: left speaker doesn't work -connected on right side usb: both speakers work Both usb ports are USB ...
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My laptop suddenly lost all its audio devices

Today after turning on my laptop (MSI GS70 Stealth Pro) a Windows error message appeared, with Windows then proceeding to "fix" it. I didn't bother checking what was the error because it looked like ...
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Concatenating multiple 24-bit 96 kHz wav audio files using ffmpeg, shntool, and sox

I am trying to concatenate 15 wav audio files, recorded as 24-bit, 96kHz, linear PCM. I have run experiments with ffmpeg, shntool, and sox, with differing results. The files were created by a Zoom ...
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How to get bluetooth headphones working in Windows 7 PC?

I spent several days on this but still no luck. Basically I have Plantronics BackBeat Pro and I also have CSR8510 A10 bluetooth dongle. When I put the dongle into a USB port, Windows installed some ...
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Put USB to PC Front Panel

I am going to DIY my PC case. But this problem happens to stock cases also. For example, I use the Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK motherboard. It has 2x USB 3.0 and 4x USB 2.0 ports through the internal ...
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Why does my LCD screen emit sound when displaying black-and-white lines? [migrated]

I recently discovered this page (epilepsy warning; flashing lights), which displays horizontal black and white lines and animates their thickness. Amazingly, it makes my laptop LCD screen emit an ...
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What adapter can I get to separate 3.5 mm mic+earphone bundled to mic AND earphone (2 cables) [on hold]

Right now, I have a Sony microphone+earphone 4-position plug. My PC has two separate ports for mic and speaker, so I have to buy a separate mic. It would be good to have a 4-position to 2x3position ...
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song track number remover… mp3tag and advanced renamer both don't work [on hold]

song track number remover... mp3tag and advanced renamer both don't work. I'm struggling to understand the steps... please give me one that's just simple to use.
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Sound recording does not work, calls and video still do [migrated]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android Lollipop. After some time sound recording functionality stopped working. I am unable to send voice messages from WhatsApp, also tried some sound recorders, it ...
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Audio is mono on Thinkpad X201 on Arch

My Lenovo Thinkpad X201 audio is mono and playing only on the left speaker on Arch Linux, I saw people complaining about this in Windows and the cause was a driver issue, so I assume this could be the ...
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Low volume in Google Chrome

I am experiencing really low volume in Google Chrome and I cannot understand why! I have checked the version of Flash that Google is using, I have checked all the volume levels in Windows and ...
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Duplicate Displays on Virtual Box

I'm running Kodibuntu (xbmc/Kodi) 14.0 64-bit on Virtual Box (VB). The Host OS is Windows 8.1 64-bit. I have one 1920x1080 monitor (DVI) and one 1920x1080 TV (HDMI) in another room connected to my ...
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No onboard Asus M4A87TD EVO sound

I have an Asus M4A87TD EVO motherboard that once put sound out through the board, but now will only allow that while in win 7 64bit. My frustration is that Debian wheezy USED to do this, but now it ...
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Sound only works when I constantly change my volume

I have an issue where I can only hear sounds when I constantly change my volume on the slider. If I don't change my volume, then my audio fades away in about two seconds. Can someone help me fix this ...
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What encoding parameters are used for the /Windows/Media sound files?

Specifically, what's the: Encoding (e.g. signed 16-bit PCM, 32-bit float, A-Law, 24-bit AWVW, VOX ADPCM, etc.) Byte order (e.g. little-endian or big-endian) Channel count (e.g. 1/mono, 2/stereo) ...
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RCA to USB Hardware for PC translation

I'm looking for some hardware that I can interface with via C/C++ using RAW Input--or existing API--to pull the converted RCA stream from the RCA to USB converter hardware so I can stream from these ...
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Is there a wireless headset that turns off my speakers when I take it from the dock? [closed]

The title pretty much says it all. I'm pretty often in the situation that I want to be able to pick up spontaneous Skype calls but I neither want to wear a headset all the time nor plugging it in ...
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Get system volume from command prompt

I'm using NirCmd http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd.html utility to set the volume via the command prompt for a game but need to know what the current volume is upon the app start up. I found this ...
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Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 stopped working in middle of a playback on Garageband

After 14 months of continued and problem free use with my Scarlett 2i4 coupled with my 17" MacBook Pro; running the latest version of Yosemite no longer works although my Mac detects my Scarlett 2i4 ...
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How to lower volume for headphones? [duplicate]

My headphones volume is so high that I can only use them within the lowest end of volume settings. This makes it impossible to fine tune the volume so I am looking for a way to lower the maximum ...
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XBMC/Kodi Default Volume

Kodi (formerly XBMC) seems to use a global setting for volume level, so when it goes to the next episode, it stops using whatever I've recently adjusted it to and goes back to the default volume ...
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how to prevent my laptop from auto adjusting the volume when I plugged/unplugged my headphone? [closed]

how to prevent my laptop from auto adjusting the volume when I plugged/unplugged my headphone?
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Volume goes up down up down up down by itself

volume goes up down up down by itself https://vid.me/gHDc done reinstalling realtek audio driver and unused AHK but still nothing
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pulseaudio pavucontrol: Missing “ALSA capture from” in gui

I am trying to redict sound output to fake microfone, but I got stuck in pavucontrol. After trying 3 tutorials, I gave up due to missing "ALSA Capture from" options. It should look like ...
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When my headphone is unplugged the volume is low, but when I plugged it back suddenly the volume goes up… how to stop that?

when my headphone is unplugged the volume is low, but when I plugged it back suddenly the volume goes up... how to stop that?
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Intel Integrated Audio Signal Path

I have a Dell Latitude C840 laptop. It has Intel Integrated Audio. Intel 82801 CA/CAM AC'97 Audio Controller. It has been giving me problems. Sometimes I get chopped or truncated audio, or strange ...
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How to stop realtek from automatically adjusting the volume when I plug or unplug my headphone?

How to stop realtek from automatically adjusting the volume when I plug or unplug my headphone?
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Route audio output from applications (ex: firefox) through a sound driver/device (ex: asio4all)

I have a reloop mixage which runs a modified version of asio4all as its driver so you can set outputs/inputs to the different ports on the thing. It works in Fl Studio great... In the mixer just set ...
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volume goes up down up down by itself [closed]

volume goes up down up down by itself https://vid.me/gHDc done reinstalling realtek audio driver but still nothing (ok, skip my issue for now... I'll close my AHK first and observe if it would ...
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How I tell my Realtek HD that what I plugged on my laptop is NOT a headphone?

I have a really cool set of speakers. when I plug them in completely on the laptop, they sound muffled and weird, when I remove just a tiny bit of the jack, it sounds really, really, really good. ...
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Select DisplayPort for audio output

I can't get my head around a solution to output sound via DisplayPort to my monitor with integrated speakers. I have a MSI z87i gaming ac mainboard with no additional graphics or sound cards. My ...
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Speaker Sound coming from Right Speaker connected to Monitor, but others are fine

I recently purchased a Dell 2240L and a Logitech z200 Speaker. The monitor has a headphone jack on the back so I connected the Speaker to the Monitor. It was working fine until the next morning when I ...
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What is the difference between a S/PDIF connector and a TOSLINK connector?

What is the difference between a S/PDIF connector and a TOSLINK connector? When I look at Wikipedia, it shows identical photographs on the S/PDIF page and the TOSLINK page. From those articles, the ...
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Extending the capacity of the Hard Drive

I was wondering if it is possible to substitute an internal laptop Hard Drive, with a 256 GB capacity, for another Hard Drive of 500 GB. I was also wondering if my laptop has an SSD card. It is a ...
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my volume does this… how to fix it? [closed]

https://vid.me/kfvL my volume does this... how to fix it? it goes up and down by itself
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Earphone microphone not recognized in Windows 7

Windows 7 is not recognizing the microphone on any (tested 3 different) earphones when I plug them into my Logitech Z-2300 speakers. In the Recording devices tab I have show disabled devices ...
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only bootup sound and test sound works, nothing else

I'm running Win 7 on Dell Inspiron N5110. For the past few weeks having issues with audio. I can hear the bootup sound. But if I try to play any media from local drive or browser, no sound. No sound ...
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Mute certain programs when other program makes sound

Listening to online radio scanners some times not much happens, so I do other things. Usually I use Firefox on Windows 7 or 8. Is there a nice way to automatically mute all sound except the browser ...
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Apple Remote for Mid 2011 iMac 27"

Can the Apple TV remote A1294 or the Apple Infrared Remote A1156 control the sound volume on an iMac Mid-2011 27" while watching an in-browser video (e.g. YouTube/Netflix) or does it work only with ...
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How to disable audio jack in Windows 8?

My Asus laptop fell on its side while the headphones were plugged in. It landed on the jack side first. Now, I cannot get any audio output unless I use the headphones (the speakers don't work when the ...
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Bluetooth Headset / Headphones conflict

I've noticed this problem with a few different headsets. I have a pair of Bluetooth Headphones with a mic. This appears to Windows as a Bluetooth Headset and another Bluetooth Headphones device. The ...
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My laptop's sound is lower in debian than in windows

I installed Debian 8.1 here on my laptop, and everything worked out of the box. But I noticed that the sound is (much) lower on Debian. PS:my notebook is usually very loud, now it sounds just like ...
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Can I hear myself through noise-cancelling headphones without cranking up the volume all the way?

I'm using the Bose QuietComfort 15 headphones with the built in microphone and I'm plugging it into a laptop that has a jack that supports the mic & speaker at the same time. By default, I can't ...
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How do I access headphones mode using Realtek drivers without the device popup?

My laptop's realtek audio was able to simulate a speaker set with my headphones. By this I mean that it knew that in a real surround speaker set, both ears would actually hear a sound playing from ...
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trying to salvage overloaded mic sound

I'm trying to salvage footage where apparently the mic was being overloaded (a lot). I'm an complete audacity noob, so i'm hoping that it is fixable in some way. When i look at it imported into ...
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Audio hacked. System may be compromised?

My speakers are making a sound like someone talking from other computer. Like the sound that online game players do. It's only noise, strange microphone noise. Have I been hacked? I checked all ...
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FFmpeg - Concenating audio files with spacing

edit3: please look image: http://i.stack.imgur.com/XdZ9G.png Each audio clip has same codec/sample_rate, but has different duration and each space is also different. There is always space between ...