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15 views

NO Sound Windows 8 - Aspire One Acer netbook

I have a strange problem with my sound. I turn my computer one and skype starts up and I hear the skype start up sound and that may be the only sound I hear from my computer all day. Sometimes the ...
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0answers
23 views

Sound Loss on Windows 8 Laptop

My windows 8 laptop will not play sound, when returning to the laptop after a period of time, without having to shut down and restart the system. In trying to to trouble shoot I get a message that ...
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1answer
55 views

Windows 8 HP Laptop is stuck on mute

Ever since I ran an automatic update a few days ago on my Windows 8 HP Envy dV6, my computer will not play sound. The speaker button in the bottom corner says it's muted, but even when I adjust the ...
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1answer
38 views

How can I find the advanced settings in my sound properties?

For some reason I can't reach the advanced settings in my audio properties I don't see the option. The only options I see are: general, levels and a third one I have a problem with the sound ...
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83 views

Can't play audio files on Windows 8

I am trying to play mp3 files on my windows 8 laptop. For some reason they are not being played on any player. I can see the following error in Windows media player: Windows Media Player ...
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2answers
180 views
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What is using my sound card?

A couple weeks ago my speakers stopped working. When I reboot, they work perfectly. But eventually some mysterious, and I suspect nefarious, piece of software takes control. (On a related note, ...
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38 views

Sound Volume no longer working on Windows 8

I have Windows 8 laptop on Dell 15R and sound suddenly stopped working. I even tried this tutorial, but no luck ...
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127 views

Windows 8 play no sound

I'm using Acer Aspire V3 with Windows 8. Today, my laptop is unable to play any sound either from my iTunes or Youtube. I have try troubleshooting it myself by checking the drivers and it seems to be ...
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3answers
56 views

Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?

I have a speakerphone (Jabra Speak 510) connected via USB to my computer (Windows 8.1). There are some specific web pages (very few) which interfere with the speakerphone (like the sound of a modem, ...
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27 views

Windows 8 volume bar stuck on screen(top left corner)

On my Sony Vaio Tap 11, the Windows volume bar is stuck on the top left corner of the screen. If I try to lower it by clicking with the mouse it will automatically go up to 100%. This seems to ...
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27 views

Play sound when Windows 8 unlocks

I have the opposite problem of this user – I want to get Windows to make a sound when I unlock it, but I can't figure out how to. I followed the instructions that are linked there to modify my ...
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1answer
49 views

Headphone Playback not Working

I am using an Acer S7-191 with Windows 8.1, I had the system reinstalled with the same Windows version after an windows update crashed the system. The problem is I cannot plug headphone to playback. ...
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2answers
54 views

How do I stop Windows from muting background applications?

When an application is not focused I believe it's considered "in the background" by windows. My specific frustration is with games. I tend to play games in a windows so I can quickly switch to chat ...
2
votes
1answer
119 views

Why does 3.5 mm audio out work through headphones but not through external speakers?

I have a computer that has a 3.5 mm audio jack on the front of it. The computer itself has no speakers, so this is the only way to hear sound. If I plug headphones into it, the audio properly plays ...
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0answers
44 views

Realtek HD Audio manger doesn't detect microphone

For some reason, a couple weeks ago, realtek stopped giving me the "Microphone" option when I plug in an audio device. This is what it shows when I plug a microphone in: It doesn't show a ...
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0answers
45 views

Media Keys suddenly not working?

The Play/Pause, Stop, SkipForward and SkipBackward keys on my CM Quickfire TK keyboard have suddenly stopped working. These keys were working before, I don't know what has changed to make them not ...
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0answers
17 views

Break or Lag in Audio from PC

I'm experiencing Audio breaks in my PC when played any Song in VLC Media Player or iTunes. But Windows Media Player works fine. What is the reason? Note - I have tried re-installing all my Audio ...
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0answers
13 views

Choosing Audio-out for Apps

I have a question regarding the use of seperate audio outputs for seperate apps. So I would theoretically be able to put music on speakers while listening to something different on headphones. (not ...
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0answers
50 views

Change base volume of device (Windows 8)?

I own an USB speaker, since I found the audio quality of builtin speakers far from sufficient. Sadly however, it doesn't have an analogue volume control. The volume buttons on the device simply change ...
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2answers
84 views

Recording microphone and computer audio at the same time in Windows 8

How can I make my computer record computer audio and microphone audio at the same time (stereomix or otherwise). I've tried to set up defaults several ways and none of them seem to work. I'm using a ...
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0answers
59 views

Sound on my headphones is too high

Sound from my USB headphones is way too loud. I have to keep everything on total minimum, otherwise it's too high. Screenshot bellow shows highest acceptable volume for me. On Youtube where you can ...
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0answers
192 views

Speakers and Audio Jack not working on windows 8

Computer: Asus S56C- runs windows 8.1 So a few months ago my cat knocked over a cup of milk on my laptop, and I quickly removed the battery and took the computer apart to dry, etc. and everything was ...
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15 views

How can i refresh my audio devices from within windows 8?

I have a media server running Windows 8.1, It is connected to an A/V Receiver which is then connected to my TV. My A/V Receiver has a pass-through mode so if i just want to use TV Audio which i ...
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0answers
32 views

How do you connect a bluetooth speaker to use as the main audio on Windows 8?

I am having a problem getting my bluetooth speaker to work with my Windows 8 laptop. In the bluetooth settings menu I can see the device and it asks to pair, states it is connected and then loses ...
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0answers
23 views

Windows 8 audio panning issue

I currently have a cheap headset which I accidentally managed to drop, this has caused the audio in the left ear to be louder. I have tried panning the audio so that it is quieter in the left ear to ...
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2answers
199 views

How to keep windows media player from stopping?

I have two PC's here at our shop that I play media on (local not streaming) 24/7 via windows media player. The one is a windows 8 in our break-room that I have a playlist of 394 short avi videos that ...
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0answers
23 views

De-esser for Windows 8 audio output?

Lately I've been watching a lot of lectures online, but a good amount of them hurt my ears because of how sharp the professor pronounces any words containing "s". This is a very recognized problem for ...
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0answers
30 views

Audio/Video Problems on USB connection

I have a Logitech G430 USB headset, and whenever I seem to plug in a USB with things on it, or with nothing on it, I will get the Ping of a new connection then ALL audio shuts off. Not only that, if I ...
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0answers
35 views

Audio/Video Doing weird things, with new Connections

I have a Logitech G430 USB headset, and whenever I seem to plug in a USB with things on it, or with nothing on it, I will get the Ping of a new connection then ALL audio shuts off. Not only that, if I ...
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votes
1answer
35 views

Using a Script to control Audio driver functions

I have Asus Essence STX sound card. When I want to change the sound card's output device (eg: from Speakers to Headphones) I have to launch the driver GUI and change it there. However, I would much ...
2
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1answer
368 views

Windows 7/8 no sound (after ubuntu dual boot)

So my brother has a Asus laptop(old) which came with Vista Ult. When Win 7 was released i installed it and everything worked fine (all the drivers). Then my brother tried dual booting it Win7 and ...
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49 views

Windows 8 lowers volume when incoming notifications

as many others I have that annoyying shit when Windwos 8.1 lowers the volume at for example incoming facebook notifications. I tried This and that didn't work, I also tried to close the Sound Blaster ...
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0answers
68 views

Windows 8 Metro background audio stopped working

Inexplicably, almost all of my Metro music apps that previously worked in the background now fail to play background audio at all. This includes MediaMonkey, Hyper for YouTube, VLC for Windows 8, and ...
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1answer
67 views

External Speakers panned to the left and no spdif output displays in the playbacksound

I have a massive problem. My external speakers panned to left, no sound is coming out of the right speaker. I've tried EVERYTHING. Believe me I have done everything you recommend and nothing works. ...
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1answer
338 views

Sound lag/glitch while browsing internet (loading pages) [closed]

yeah that's crazy. Never happened this before, but started happening few days ago and can't trace down what. And please don't suggest audio drivers, it worked fine for ages and I got latest version. ...
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0answers
48 views

Annoying sounds on boot in Windows 8 when set up with dual-boot with Fedora

I have installed Fedora 20 on my HP Envy laptop. After every reboot from Fedora to Windows 8 my headphones don't work and my loudspeakers squish. I've heard this problem can be caused by PulseAudio ...
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1answer
110 views

Strange speaker bug

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755, with a Intel i3 processor. It came with Windows 7 and, since purchasing it, have installed Windows 8 (upgraded to 8.1) and Ubuntu 13.10 (it's tri-booted, so I have all ...
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1answer
587 views

Windows 8.1 sound stutter

Since I installed Windows 8.1 I have had audio issues. On any given system load the sound will occasionally stop for one second, and then just resume. This happens while watching videos, listening to ...
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227 views

Windows 8 won't output stereo sound

I have two sets of stereo speakers. Speakers on my desk and a pair of headphones. The speakers are connected to a port on the back and the headphones are connected to a USB port on the front. ...
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1answer
145 views

Video game peak sounds lowers pandora's music volume. how to stop this

When I play video games I like to have Pandora playing in the background. The main problem I'm having is that any of the larger sounds(spikes in volume) in the game lower my music volume so low I ...
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0answers
54 views

Sound stopped working in both Win 7 and Win 8.1 on my box

Today I found out that the sound stopped working on both Win 7 and Win 8.1 systems installed on my home PC, whereas it still works perfectly fine on Debian running on the same machine. I haven't ...
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votes
1answer
91 views

How do you enable speaker output while headphones are on for SELECT programs?

For example, I like to game with headphones on, I listen to music with headphones on and more. I keep the headphones on for many reasons such as not disturbing the neighbors. I don't like to unplug ...
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0answers
50 views

While gaming, video and audio glitch randomly, how to stop?

I have an HP Envy with 12 GB memory, 1 TB hard drive and an i7 processor, with completely updated drivers. when playing games like Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Skyrim, the video and audio lag in sync ...
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1answer
170 views

Windows 8 sound dissapearing

I have a problem with playing audio on windows 8. After some time when I turn on my pc and listen to a music and set playback on pause and turn it on after ~5 min then sound stops playing. It can be ...
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2answers
62 views

Low sound output with Windows 8

I just bought a new Gateway tower with Windows 8 and the sound output is extremely low, despite all volume settings being at max. I've done a system update but nothing changed. When I put headphones ...
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0answers
89 views

Can I have my sound muted when head phones are not plugged in? [duplicate]

On my Macbook, I could have different "audio profiles" depending on whether or not headphones were plugged in. I'd have my speakers on mute, and when I plugged in my headphones it would unmute. This ...
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0answers
12 views

Soundcard setup

I can't set up my soundcard not to reshare voice between the channels. I want to use VirtualDJ with different deck on diffecent channels. So I have output 1&2 (Front) for deck 1, 3&4 for desk ...
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1answer
124 views

Windows Speech Recognition

Why is Windows Speech Recognition (the app) in Windows 8 and 8.1 so pathetic? I've been using it since they first put it on their OS years ago and it has hardly improved in the slightest. It still ...
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1answer
83 views

Audio is distorted after playing game, “System interrupts” at 15% of CPU Usage

It doesn't happen before. Just yesterday, I played a game and I quit it. I was bored and listened to some music and then the audio is so bad that the quality had distortion. Not just the song, but all ...
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1answer
355 views

Stream Windows 8 audio to Apple TV

I want to stream music from my Windows 8.1 laptop to my Apple TV device (which is connected to my home stereo). The only program i can find is AirParrot, which should be able to stream both audio and ...