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Boost microphone volume on windows vista over max [duplicate]

I quite literally made an account on here to post this question. I've already tried the standard settings such as the slider that boosts your volume by 30% and I've maxed ALL the mic controls on both ...
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Windows Vista volume limit [duplicate]

I like to watch videos on YouTube but sometimes they are not loud enough. Is there a way to bypass the volume limit so I can hear what the people are saying? I'm using a pair of ear buds because ...
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661 views

Disable laptop speaker but allow external plug-in device

How can I disable the speaker of my laptop, without disabling possible sound output by external speakers (or headphones)? I listen to music via my headphones while in library, but I do not want any ...
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1answer
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Listen tab not available in Windows Microphone Properties

On my Vista laptop: When I go to Control Panel > Sound > Recording, and double click on the Microphone in the recording device list, the "Microphone Properties" window opens. This window has 3 ...
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New PSU New Issue, Fan, Hard drive, Disc Drive Start, Nothing Else

I've been in the chat for the past while and found nothing so I figured I'd come to the front page. For about 6-8 months I've had issues with my computer not starting when it was cold and even then ...
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Where or how can I get something to enhance my audio, choose from more presets, adjust them, etc, for a beginner?

I listen to an extensive music library through WMP on Vista. I hate WMP's pathetic graphic equalizer. Where or how can I get something to enhance my audio, choose from more presets, adjust them, etc, ...
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How can I mix and map sound channels in Windows?

The built-in windows mixer, which can be accessed through Volume Control, allows users to change the output volumes of individual applications. I would like something similar but with additional ...
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audiodg.exe is hogging my CPU

Every time I play audio on my computer, it starts lagging badly. After checking with the processes, audiodg.exe is being a greedy b** and hogging my CPU. I've tried ending the process (with regret) ...
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How to disable the start up beep (on a Windows machine)?

When I turn my computer on it makes an annoying beep (even if the speakers are turned off). Here's what does not work: Disabling the Beep-Device in the Device Manager I'm not talking about the ...
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153 views

How does one extract audio from a video (DVD movie) using Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software to get audio from home DVDs? I have a DVD movie from which I would like to extract the audio, preferably to MP3, so I can listen to it -- it's an interview ...
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1answer
456 views

Script to disable audio devices

Is there any way to quickly enable/disable my headphones using a script? Basically, it should 'emulate' this functionality. If you disable the speakers then the users will not be able to hear any ...
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Computer sound/audio not working since switched to Vista

I got Vista for my HP laptop Pavilion DV1000. Before it had Windows XP and Linux but the laptop says "Vista Capable". My computer's sound worked before. Since getting Windows Vista roughly a year ...
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1answer
181 views

What caused the volume bar to be gone?

I don't know what has happened, but suddenly my laptop can't play any sound and the volume bar has gone. It's an Acer Aspire 4937 G, running Windows Vista Home Premium. Update: Restarting my laptop ...
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Where are the Vista/Win7 Volume Mixer settings stored?

Vista/Win7 appear to persist the sound level settings per application. I'd like to have a look at that list. The reason? According to a Microsoft blog, the settings are stored against the PID of the ...
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1answer
477 views

How can we tell Windows to stay mute?

I usually mute my laptop (Acer Aspire 4937G, c.f. reviews) using the windows "volume control" as such: However, at times the laptop will unmute itself automatically. I'm suspecting it may be due to ...
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455 views

Lock volume on Mixer in Windows Vista

I have an application that keeps turning its volume inside the Windows mixer to 1, is there a way to either lock the volume at a certain level, or disable the mixing completely? Its driving me insane. ...
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1answer
163 views

no sound with new graphics board [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why has my graphics card disabled my on-board sound card? I have no speaker in monitor. geforce gt440 sends it sound and onboard sound has disappeared.vista 32 bit .asus ...
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916 views

Disable Stereo on Windows Vista (without hardware changes)

I have a PC that only has one speaker working (big speaker, attached to a 27 inch TV/monitor). I listen to music and some songs are all messed up unless they have both speakers working. Since I only ...
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1answer
21k views

How to play a video with a different audio track?

I want to connect the output of my laptop to a projector and beam a movie on the wall. The movie has video and audio, but I would like to be able to play different audio tracks while the video is ...
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5answers
925 views

External speakers no longer working

We have a Windows Vista laptop. On Monday we hooked it up to external speakers, as we always do, and they worked fine. On Tuesday, we did the same but then the speakers did not work. Weirdly, the ...
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3answers
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Automatic switching between “digital output” (HDMI) and built-in speakers in Vista

We occasionally connect my wife's laptop, which runs Vista, to our TV. Whenever we do this we have to manually switch the default audio output to "digital output" for the sound to go through the HDMI ...
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1answer
918 views

Easiest way to set up a shortcut to mute volume?

I'm found no way via command prompt for some silly reason... My current solution of a small c# program pinvoking SendMessage (in user32.dll) I feel isn't quite the best way of going about making a ...
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1answer
476 views

iPod: podcasts not syncing

I have a 5G 80Gb iPod, iTunes 8.2.1.6 & Windows Vista. I have subscribed to video podcasts and these sync no problem to my iPod. I have then subscribed to audio podcasts but these are not ...
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2answers
187 views

Audio driver Works in Win7 64-bits but doesn't work in Win XP 64

My computer can play audio files in Windows Xp 32-bits, Windows Vista 32-bits, Windows Seven 64-bits but cannot do that in Windows Xp 64-bits. I've tried a lot of drivers. Hardware: Realtek ALC662 @ ...
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1answer
507 views

Vista: audio play back devices- Instantly change?

When switching audio devices in vista (sound control panel, play back devices) such as going from speakers to headphones, When I switch playback devices, whatever application I'm running needs to be ...
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EAX sound effects and hardware acceleration of old games under Windows Vista and Windows 7

I've read that Windows Vista and 7 stopped supporting hardware acceleration (which included support for EAX sound effects) of DirectSound/DirectX Audio. Many of the old games (most of them released in ...
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internal speakers working but external speakers no sound [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: laptop internal speakers work but not external Hello, I have a Toshiba laptop running windows vista. Whenever I plug in external speakers the sound does not work. THe ...
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132 views

Sound Icon is missing - Vista Home Basic

In my Vista Home Basic (laptop) today suddenly I noticed that sound icon is missing from the task bar. UPDATE It works from another login on the same laptop.
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1answer
467 views

When I move the physical volume control on my Toshiba laptop it is triggering the 'c' and 'b' key. How come?

For some reason when ever I use the physical volume control on my Toshiba Satellite P305-S8904 laptop, it triggers the 'c' and 'b' key. So I can be writing an email and turn the volume control wheel ...
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2answers
2k views

USB headset no sound during games or playing music, but i can hear on ventrilo

I currently just bought a new USB headset to replace my old mic. I put everything in order today and i can hear people talk when i'm logged in through Ventrilo, however, i get no game sounds or music ...
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1answer
99 views

erratic audio levels on windows vista

I'm somewhat hard of hearing. I've been listening to my windows Vista machine with a pair of headphones so I don't annoy the others. I have 2 issues: 1) the volume varies enormously depending on the ...
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730 views

No Audio Output Device is installed

this is an intermitent problem in my Sony Vaio model PCG-5K1L. I keep on getting a "No Audio Output Device is installed" when hovering my loudspeaker icon in Windows Vista. I have tried System >> ...
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1answer
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Why don't my “FN + Volume up/down” keys work?

I have a Toshiba laptop with Windows Vista. I turned on my computer once and it had a little red 'X' on the volume speaker. I reinstalled the driver (I'm not sure if I did that right though), and now ...
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191 views

Automatically remove all music from mp3 talk show

Is there a tool that can automatically remove the music sections of a given mp3 file so only the talking part is left? This would create a better listening experience when listening to the file on my ...
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207 views

How can I impose a software limit on volume level under Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cap maximum volume on Windows XP I'm looking for a utility that I can install under Vista that will force the volume level not to exceed, say, 75%. My son is playing ...
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What's the quickest way to connect a Bluetooth audio device in Windows Vista?

Whenever I connect a Bluetooth audio device I currently do Control Panel Bluetooth Devices Bluetooth Configuration Audio tab Connect Which is a bit of a pain. The best I've managed to do is to ...
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232 views

Make a radio-streaming PC pretend to be a mass-storage USB device

I'm listening to a net radio on my PC I want the sound to go through my boombox cause it has nice speakers/amp The boombox has no "incoming" audio jack that just plays what comes over the wire ...
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1answer
402 views

Having audio issue on Dell XPS

My os is vista and my audio was going in and out, I would have to enable it for it to come back on, so I set it to enable automatic whenever the audio does crash, it still gave me problems because ...
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4answers
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How to enable hearing my Microphone thorugh my speakers in Vista?

So i have a Laptop with integrated sound. I have a Microphone and a Headphone socket. I connected an external audio source to the microphone. I can record the source using Sound Recorder so the plug ...
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1answer
60 views

Control audio playback using mouse only?

When listing to music on laptop, with the lid closed, the only control available is through mouse. I'm looking for a software that I can use to map different audio playback features to mouse buttons, ...
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2answers
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HP Pavilion: Sound problem after Windows Vista SP2 update

I have HP Pavilion dv-2051et notebook with Windows Vista Home Premium SP1. Recently the sound of my notebook completely went off and I poked up Windows sound settings and IDT HD Sound panel to bring ...
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Audio playback stutters when computer is busy

When I do anything that makes my computer busy, the audio stutters. Usually it's just a couple of stutters, but if something happens that really spins up the CPU, it sometimes makes machine-gun noises ...
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2answers
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Is there a Vista 64 bit alternative to Noteburner?

I was an happy user of Noteburner on XP 32 bit but then I upgraded to Vista 64 bit. I contacted their support and they confirmed it does not work but they don't have any date for a new version.
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DVD Flick and Audio Problems?

Now when I burn DVD's with DVD Flick then audio seems to be a little off like a Godzilla flick for example. How can I fix this?
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5answers
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Increasing the sound volume in Windows Vista

I had Windows XP and I installed Vista. I feel that the sound is now lower than it was on XP. How can I increase the volume in Windows Vista? Notes: I checked the speakers volume, and the volume in ...
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2answers
394 views

Is there a way to make Vista recognize MIDI files?

I recently spent a couple of weekends trying to get a Vista machine to recognize MIDI files. I spent time looking for workarounds or third-party programs to resolve this, but nothing I tried worked. ...
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4answers
710 views

Why does my sound sometimes stop working in Vista?

I have a pc running Vista sp2 and I don't like to reboot very often, but occasionally I have to restart the Windows Audio Service because the sound just doesn't work any more. I am using the onboard ...
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How do I manage multiple audio playback devices on Windows Vista/7?

I've got speakers (audio in) and headphones (USB headset with it's own soundcard) connected to my desktop computer. Under Windows 7, I can right-click the Audio Mixer and select Playback Devices and ...
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How do I swap audio output of the left and right speakers?

I have two speakers stereo speakers but when I use the sound control panel applet to test my audio configuration I get sound in the right speaker when the user interface indicates the right speaker ...
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2answers
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Windows: How can I redirect sound coming in from the mic to the speakers output

Scenario - I want to use my mic plug as a "line-in" input that will get mixed with the other audio being output to the speakers. How can this be done on Windows 7 / Vista?