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Laptop audio issues using boxes

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I recently got a Sennheiser HD201 Headphones. I am not sure to whether my laptop is good enough to drive these headphones. I have an Acer V5-131 laptop with Realtek audio. I don't like my music loud. ...
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My Headphones only work halfway plugged in

My earphones only work when I plug them halfway, but only on the laptop. When I do that on my Iphone 4s there is no sound and If I plug the whole thing in I only hear the background noise. I think its ...
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Why my SOL and SoundMagic headphones work only if they are halfway plugged in

My issue is when I fully plugged the earphones in my laptop I hear only the background voice with awful sound, but when I plugged them a little bit without pushing the headphones to the jack itself I ...
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Sound “trying” to go to speakers while headphones plugged in

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My laptop's audio jack sents audio out no matter what. The problem is that if you plug it in, it sounds as if it's not sending "everything". I don't don't know to explain "everything" since I'm not an ...
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Headphone not working on Dell Laptop with Windows 7

My headphone has suddenly stopped working. I am not getting any sound from the headphone. I tried 3 different working headphones. I have dual boot option with Ubuntu & Windows 7. The headphone ...
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Audio Output Through Both Headphones and Laptop Speakers - Dell Inspiron Windows 8

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ubuntu mute does not match hardware mute button

Recently I installed ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo T430. The mute button on the laptop has an LED to indicate whether the sound is muted (LED on) or not (LED off). Ubuntu's software mute does not always ...
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Okay to make things clear; I'm going to give a step by step of what happened. I've got a brand new laptop, and while installing stuff everything was fine. When I'd plug in headphones in the 3.5mm ...
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Laptop speaker cord broken, how bad is it?

About a week ago, I was changing the thermal compound from my laptop's (ASUS N56VZ) CPU and GPU, and while disassembling the case I broke a small cord that goes from the speakers to the motherboard. ...
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Possible issue with Anti Mosquito apps emitting high frequency noise

I downloaded(out of curiosity) an Anti-Mosquito application from Windows store a couple of weeks ago for my laptop(Lenovo Y560) which emits what they call a "very unique and high frequency sound" or ...
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ACS5 computer speakers not working correctly

I have a Dell Latitude D531 laptop with Windows 7 and I tried to connect ACS5 computer speakers to it, but no sound is coming out. I cannot seem to find the problem. I tried to: plug speakers into ...
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Sound goes through speakers eventhough headphone is plugged in on HP notebook

I have a HP Pavilion dv4-1101tu notebook. Currently it is running on Windows 7. All devices are installed correctly with their driver softwares. When I make a call over Skype with my headphone ...
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I game on a desktop computer and I have a few spare laptops. I use one next to my gaming desktop to manage Skype, etc., but I want to use the microphone and perhaps the webcam in game. Is there any ...
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In my old Dell laptop, running Windows 7, whenever I would plug an earphone in, the volume automatically drops down to what I have set in the past when the earphones were plugged in. The volume again ...
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Headphone jack issue on windows 8

Just this morning I was using my computer normally. Then I started having a problem on my laptop, and I am not getting any audio on my headphones or external speakers. Yet, they are detected: when I ...
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I can't get sound through headphone port on laptop. I use HP Compaq 6730b with Linux Debian Squeeze on board. On Windows 7 (another PC) headphones work normally. Internal laptop speakers also work ...
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how do I make my computer only play through my speaker even if headphones are plugged in?

My mini-jack input is broken, so my computer(HP pavilion dv6 Notebook) thinks there is headphones plugged in at all times. If I physically press lightly on the headphone intput location, speakers ...
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Audio not working on Windows 8

Compaq Presario CQ70 200ED, upgraded from windows Vista 32 bit to Windows 8 Pro 64 bit Conexant HD Smart Audio 221 is enabled and the sound meter is moving as if audio was working fine but no there ...
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Sound - headset not toggling between default Speakers to Headphones when present

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External speakers make buzzing noise when laptop is plugged in

Any powered external speakers I connect to my laptop make a buzzing noise when my laptop is plugged in. I also have battery-powered noise-canceling headphones that make the buzzing if noise canceling ...
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How to reroute sound from one hardware output to another using software?

My notebook had some champagne spilt on it a long time ago. As a result of this disaster the internal speakers went silent and don't make any sound, so I was forced to use external speakers via ...
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HDMI Laptop to TV - Speakers cracking and popping when displaying video, but only listening to audio is fine

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Laptop connected to TV via HDMI; visual is fine, no audio

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Laptop audio only in one side of headphone/earphone

I plugged in a pair of earphones into my laptop’s audio jack and the audio is only coming from one side. Here are the tests and results I tried: Tried a different set of headphones with the same ...
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No Sound from headphone jack

I have DELL Inspiron N5110 laptop. Using windows 8. Recently I got an issue: The problem is, when I insert headphones and microphone into laptop, I get only microphone inserted notification. Laptop ...
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I've got an ASUS N76VZ laptop with openSUSE 12.2 but I found that the subwoofer that came with the notebook doesn't work when I plug it in. This sbwoofer is a special ASUS subwoofer plugged in with a ...
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Can changing the audio format (bit depth and bitrate) in Windows damage laptop speakers?

I bought this new HP Pavilion dv4 laptop with Beats audio. While trying to tune the audio I reached the section of sound settings where you are allowed to choose sound format (bit depth and sample ...
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Laptop speakers don't work

My laptop speakers make a sound when I power on the laptop, but in windows it doesn't make any sound. However, when I plug in any headphone to it, the sound comes out from the headphones. I tried ...
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Sound from laptop goes to speakers after idle

I have a new ASUS G55VW laptop and had the issue since purchase (some week ago). I always use headphones when listening to games/music. If I put the headphones in the jack the sound exits the ...
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In my Lenovo 520, I have found that hitting Tab kills the audio. This happens also with tilde (~), Caps Lock, and Shift. This happens if I hit the keys with normal force but if I press them very ...
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I have a pair of stereo headphones, I got them on Amazon. Now, the right headphone stops producing sound. To fix that I need to move/shake the tip of the cable (the one before that part of tip which ...