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Cleaning computer cables In the dishwasher [on hold]

A large quantity of assorted computer cables came into my possession. The collection includes almost every type of computer-related cable (video, USB, Ethernet, printer, audio and speaker, SATA, ...
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Split MonkeyAudio (.ape + .cue + .log) of whole audio CD into MP3 of individual tracks

I have a whole audio CD ripped to single audio file in MonkeyAudio (.ape) format, together with .cue and .log files (using Exact Audio Copy, from comment in .cue file). How would one split this one ...
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Audacity | Track Name (layers) | batch-export all of track-audio according to it's given Name

Audacity 2.1.2 Windows7_x64_hp Using Audacity as my preferred audio-editor, I've managed to use it long enough to understand it's mistakes and hassles. PROBLEM I want to be able to Batch-export ...
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How to reconnect Bluetooth Headphones automatically, and enable voicemeter re-enable?

I purchased the Kinivo BTH240 Bluetooth Headphones lasst year (2015), and have been listening to audio via both laptop (windows 10) and iphone (ios9). Recently I had asked about how to How to connect ...
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Switch Default Audio Device by Nircmd and Batch File

I've already used the search. I know this question has been asked before, but I am adding a little twist to it. I'd like ONE shortcut (batch file), which can switch the default audio device. I DON'T ...
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Audio sink missing from pulseaudio

Last night I was having the usual issue: Audio stops working after resuming from hibernate. The usual fix is to reboot the system, but I thought I'd tinker a little bit back and forth and see if I ...
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Kali Linux No Sound

Basically I misstakenly removed alsa config because of this guide http://hackerzelite.blogspot.in/2014/03/fix-sound-driver-on-kali-linux.html . And there is no sound icon now, as well no sound. But ...
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“HDA audio bus driver is required and not found” on Dell Optiplex

I have Dell Optiplex 745 with Windows 7 installed on it. I'm trying to use the Windows XP audio driver as Windows 7 drivers aren't available for Optiplex 745 and Windows Vista driver is displaying ...
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Receiving background sound resembling USB disconnect and lag

My PC at intervals of 5 to 10 mins produces sounds like the ones that resemble when you disconnect something from the usb slot, this takes place while gaming and even when i am on the windows screen, ...
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How to calculate the exact parameters of the increased reduction formula Atempo and Pitch with Ffmpeg?

I've got content that was originally 23.976 sped up to 29,97 for european distribution. I need to shift / correct the audio pitch back down to normal without affecting the timing. Is there a filter ...
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Is there any sound enhancer software for Linux?

One of my biggest attachments to Windows is DFX Audio Enhancer because it enhances audio from all applications before reaching my speakers (Restore quality, ambiance/surround simulation, etc.). Is ...
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OSS installation - Cannot locate the Linux kernel development package

I'm installing OSS on Arch linux manjaro. I installed OSS following an installation guide for arch, from the AUR repos with yaourt and mkpkg. When I use soundon : Relinking OSS kernel modules for "...
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FFMPEG - Batch combination of H.264 video and separate .WAV audio in Windows

I am a first-time ffmpeg user trying to mux h.264 .mp4 video with separate/secondary .wav audio, without re-encoding anything on the video side. Would like the final audio to come out as .aac (same ...
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Windows 7 - High DPC Latency

I've installed Windows 7 on my laptop, after having Windows 10 and not liking it because of several driver issues and constant bluescreens. My computer is performing much better, but I am still ...
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FFmpeg and HLS multiple audio renditions

I'm trying to use FFmpeg to produce an HLS playlist which contains multiple audio renditions, but I cannot get the audio & video tracks to sync together. Here is the scenario: Suppose I have 2 ...
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Why Windows cannot verify digital signature of audio drivers?

Since a few months ago, after installing some Windows Update (which one - I don't know unfortunately), the Realtek audio drivers are blocked by Windows 7 (Enterprise 64bit), causing my laptop (an HP ...
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No sound in any media player

No media player has any sound. If I try to play any video file there is only video, and no sound. This happens with Windows Media Player and Media Player Classic. I have K Lite Codec Pack version 8 ...
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Mute new tabs by default in Firefox

Firefox has an option to mute a tab. Particularly useful when a misbehaved website opened in a background tab suddenly starts playing a video with sound. Is it possible to tell Firefox to open new ...
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Set firefox tab option to enable “mute” by command line

Firefox has cool plugins. I enjoy the "mute" tab feature. This can be enabled graphically by go to a Tab and select "Enable tab audio muting UI control". https://addons.mozilla.org/it/firefox/addon/...
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Automatically adjust volume for audio jack vs. built in speakers?

Is there a setting to have my Windows 10 laptop automatically remember my volume settings when I plug in or unplug a device (speakers or headphones) into the 1/8" audio jack? For instance, if I plug ...
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Computer beeps on bluetooth file transfers - can't stop

I have a Windows 7 Pro computer which is configured to receive a file from another computer (Windows XP) every 30-60 seconds. This file is a screenshot of the second computer. We're not allowed to ...
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lossless concatenation of ogg vorbis files

I have a couple of ogg vorbis files, all encoded with the exact same properties that I want to concatenate into a single file. I know that the ogg vorbis format supports plain concatenation of ...
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Chromium MIDI setup on Linux

I'm currently trying to work out how MIDI is supposed to work in Chromium on Linux. I'm on Gentoo. I've got Chromium 52.0.2743.60 installed. The midi access object obtained from navigator....
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Virtualbox 5.1.2 does not accept microphone input to Windows 7 guest

My host OS is Windows 10 64-bit, with Realtek/Intel audio drivers. I'm trying to get my microphone to work in my Windows 7 (64-bit) guest, but it's not working. My current configuration is AC'97. ...
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Boost input mic under Debian

I'm running Debian Jessie Lite (without X) on RPi3. I connected an external USB microphone and I set the volume to maximum using both alsamixer and pactl set-source-volume. Anyway the actual ...
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How to search audio pattern in a file

I have 2 files, one is a recording of a FM radio stream in high quality and the other one is a jingle // advertising in high quality also. This radio plays our ads and we need to track when they do ...
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Windows recognizes Home Theater receiver as a display

I've bought a Yamaha receiver, A2050. I connect my PC on it using HDMI, from my CPY Haswell i5-4590. Audio is sent perfectly to it, but Windows believes it's a display and added it as a monitor. Is ...
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How to emulate a Microphone?

I don't have a microphone and I don't want to buy one. I would love to take calls from my computer. We can easily convert text into speech with the help of sites like Google, ivona.com, etc. It ...
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New mic isn't even being picked up

I just got a new microphone (Kaichi C-650) and my Windows 10 system will make a noise (when I plug it in) but on the Recording Devices tab of my sound settings, it shows "line in" and that's not ...
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how to user “compressor” with ffmpeg

I want to use the compressor to process the video with the command parameters: Compressor: Threshold = -21dB Noise floor = -35dB Ratio = 9:1 Attack time = 0,20 secs ...
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Volume Low in Chrome Browser

Volume for audio and video sounds too quiet in Chrome, e.g. on YouTube. I have tried restarting it (via the actual exit option) and then I tried restarting the computer. Running Windows 8.1. Volume ...
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Is it possible to use a bluetooth headset mic while having High quality sound

I have a Plantronics BackBeat Sense SE bluetooth headset. When Connecting it to Windows 10, it installs two profiles in Playback devices list: 1- PLT_BBTSENSE Hands-Free. 2- PLT_BBTSENSE Stereo. ...
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Can I disable a custom webcam's inbuilt mic and use my custom microphone instead?

Hi guys I have purchased a custom microphone and webcam(comes with inbuilt mic) to use for my windows 10 lap top. Here are links to the hardware I have purchased. Webcam: http://www.aliexpress.com/...
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Quickly switch Windows 7 volume normalization on/off?

Is there some way to quickly toggle the state of volume normalization in Windows 7? When it's off watching movies late is tricky, and when it's on it messes with music in a bad way. It's a great ...
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Realtek audio AC 97 5.1 on Windows 7: Terrible subwoofer quality

I have a media center PC with on-board Realtek AC97 Audio. I have been using Windows XP for a couple of years with great audio quality. I just upgraded this PC with Windows 7 and installed the latest ...
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How should I set up my network to allow Airport Express AirPlay over the internet?

I'm working on a project where my goal is to programmatically play sounds using my Airport Express as a poor man's wireless audio client. I found a ruby library and was able to implement it using my ...
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Youtube has no voice but the music continues just fine?

PC CONFIG: gigabyte EP45C UD3R with the realtek HD onboard 4gb dual channel Qcore 2.83ghz When i watch to videos on youtube now the voice some times is in static and some times so ...
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How can I increase the A2DP bitpool on Linux?

I recently bought a Bluetooth headset (Philips SHB4000), and got it to stop sounding like a phone after I told Linux (Mint) to use A2DP rather than HSP/HFP. However, there's still an annoying ...
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method ANNOUNCE failed: 405 Method Not Allowed

I am trying to make an RTSP audio streaming and i am considering my computer's microphone as input so i wrote this ffserver : HTTPPort 8090 RTSPPort 7001 MaxBandwidth 10000 CustomLog - <Feed test....
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mixing sound from multiple users' processes on linux

As in the title. Is it possible without setting up a system-wide pulse server to mix audio output from multiple processes owned by different users on Linux? I have no trouble mixing audio when all ...
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alsa headphones one channel only

after an upgrade in debian sid channel my default speakers which was set to 3 channel sound did changed to stereo 2 channel output i've managed to setup it back by setting pulse settings lfe mixing ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Chrome Audio Muted

Updated from Ubuntu 12.04->12.10->13.04. Everything went smooth except for Chrome. Chrome has no audio, period, from Youtube or anything. If I open up Pulse Audio volume controller I can see ...
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Using my ASUS laptop as a loud speaker for my looping station

So I have a boss RC-50 looping machine and I don't have the money for loudspeakers to hook it up to. I was told by my vocal teacher that I could hook it up to my laptop using a microphone jack adapter ...
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How to access “Stereo Mix” recording in vista?

In XP you could choose the Stereo Mix in the recording sound options to record sounds as they play on the computer but I can't find this in Vista. How can I record the sounds that play on the computer ...
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Cannot install audio device driver after Windows Update

This is going to sound like a duplicate question but I'm struggling to solve this issue on my laptop and I swear I feel like I tried everything... I encounter an issue with my laptop (an HP EliteBook ...
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Bluetooth audio out of sync with Internal Speakers (OS X)

I have a new Bose Soundlink Wireless 2 Speaker that I've paired to to my iMac with Bluetooth. It works fine, but I'm having some difficulties getting things working the way I want. My main issue is ...
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Sound management when using multiple displays

I have a Lenovo AIO computer which is connected by HDMI cable to a TV as a second display. The two displays work perfectly visually and have done for months, but I am having problems with the audio. ...
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FFMPEG Overlay of multiple videos

I am trying to overlay multiple videos on a base video, the videos get overlaid but the audio of the primary base video is lost. Also, if I want to add more videos what steps need to be taken? ...
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Will using a computer with either Intel I-5 or I-7 stop audio from freezing while manipulating data files?

I have an older HP Pavilion G7 series laptop where the processor is Core I-3. I do a lot of data manipulation with files and file folders. Anytime I am working with "file explorer" and listening to ...
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How to change the sink priority in PulseAudio?

I have multiple output sound devices at home and at work. Especially, I want to automatically play sound via external soundcard when it is connected. So, I need some kind of the sink priorities. ...