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TV connected via HDMI for audio only?

Samsung TV has better speakers than my laptop. I want to have audio going through the TV without extra load on my video card. Is such a thing possible?
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My on-board Sound card is not working after installing video card

There are two problems after installing a new graphics card on my pc. I installed a NVIDIA Gforce GT 610 1gb graphic card. It disabled my built in sound card. There is no Playback audio device ...
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Steganography using databending by Audacity and Photoshop

Recent I tried an experiment using Audacity and Photoshop. First I took MP3 file, opened up in Photoshop and tried to hide some message here, but MP3 seems to be too sensitive for such changes, so I ...
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Jack probs with heaphones/earbuds

So I already asked this question, but I couldn't respond to the answers. I can't hear out of the left ear of any headphones/earbuds because I have to push the jack towards the Earth to hear out of it. ...
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The quadraphonic speakers stay silent

So I have two amplifiers set up, one plugged in the normal R/L speaker output and the other one in the subwoofer/center output. I've got speakers connected to each amp and have confirmation they both ...
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My Intel Edison project

I have recently bought an Intel Edison with the Arduino compatible breakout board. I am planning to use this for an universal translator project. Something like this: ...
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Selecting audio track in Play To feature

I just tried to play an MKV film on my smart TV using the Play To feature of Windows 8.1. After patiently waiting a few minutes of hard disk drilling, playback started via Powerline connection. ...
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Arch linux - sound disappeared after the installation of pulseaudio

I'm using Arch linux with the above onboard sound card : 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01) Subsystem: Dell Device 0220 Flags: ...
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ffmpeg resize video but maintain audio quality

ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf scale=640x360,setdar=16:9 -c:v libx264 -preset veryslow -profile:v main -crf 18 -b:a 189k output.mp4 My input video file: res: 720p and audio bitrate: 189kbps. I heard ...
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Is the 3.5mm audio jack socket on the Fujitsu Siemens 23 3230T monitor a line in or a line out?

I have a Fujitsu Siemens 3230T monitor, which offers HDMI input and can play sound, albeit badly, over internal speakers. There is also a 3.5 audio jacket that I thought was to direct the sound from ...
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How to Mute Windows System Volume on Login

I would like to mute my Windows 8.1 system volume automatically when I log in to my computer. Preferably I'd do it though group policy, however I could not find anything relating to that. I'd also ...
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ThinkPad X230 X230T X220 X220T reach over 100% volume with keyboard shortcut in GNOME?

My ThinkPad speakers aren't that loud and gnome on ubuntu 14.04 doesn't let me go over 100% volume using volume keys. I can go over 100 percent by going to settings > sound. is there any way go over ...
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Inability to change software volume

I'm trying to change the volume for some software but the icon that shows in the Volume Mixer is massive and covers the whole thing so there is no possible way for me to change the volume using it ...
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How do you connect Logitech X-540 5.1 speakers to a MacBook with one audio output?

I usually connect my Logitech X-540 5.1 speakers to my desktop PC. This PC has rear, front, and center audio outputs in the back, perfect for 5.1 speakers. Recently, this PC started freezing and ...
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Can I use wired and wireless headphones in the same time?

I have a bluetooth headphones which work with my windows 8 machine. I want both: wired and wireless headphones to work in the same time. But if wireless headphones device is connected to a machine, ...
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Windows 7 is making weird sounds while copying,deleting or doing anything to files on a pendrives [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 Ultimate, my computer is pretty old (somewhere around 8 years already?). And it makes really weird, beepy-like sounds while copying files to any pendrive(so it's a Windows issue, not ...
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CPU(Q8400) load quickly rises every time I open/close a webpage or basically anything

My CPU load quickly rises every time I open/close a webpage or basically do anything. It's pretty annoying since it distorts audio and video if I have a movie playing. Please see ...
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Route Windows 8 sound to DLNA device

Is that possible? Maybe some drivers exist that add DLNA device as Windows sound card? One possibility that I found: http://www.dbpoweramp.com/asset-upnp-dlna.htm It says: PC Sound Card Streaming ...
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Turn off USB power when system not in use on motherboard

I have an Asus Z77 sabertooth motherboard. I also just got a USB powered audio DAC for my desk. It has a very bright white light on the front of it and it only turns off when there's no power going ...
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Making system wide equalizer in OSX with AU Lab, but I'm getting an annoying noise. How do I get rid of it?

Using this guide I'm trying to make a system wide equalizer in Mavericks. But unfortunately when I set up the new document in AU Lab and run the audio engine. I get this annoying constant noise unless ...
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convert / share live meeting recordings

This question is much like this other one: How do I process my LiveMeeting recording into an actual video?. The problem that I am having though is that the link provided in the answer no longer works ...
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No sound - “This device is being used by another application…”

From time to time i keep losing audio, sometimes pulling connectors out from motherboard sockets and back in does help, sometimes even system's restart does not until it's been done twice. Disabling ...
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How do I play audio through my computer to my LG HBS750 (win 7)

I have a Dell Inspiron running Win 7 and a LGHSB750 bluetooth headset. I added the headset no problem however the headset never says connected. It does report connected when paired to my phone but ...
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What are the rules for using Dolby codecs in mobile and desktop apps?

I'm developing a video player and can't get a straight answer. VLC on iOS plays Dolby codecs (AC3, EAC3, TrueHD) if the user is not in a US timezone. I didn't check the source code for Android, but it ...
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Internal and Bluetooth speaker 'virtual' wiring

I'm trying to run internal speakers and bluetooth speakers at the same time. I have a Samsung ATIV 5 with Win 8.1, and a Bose Soundlink Mini. My Samsung has built in Bluetooth capacity, and JBL sound ...
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How to prevent all audio and video media from starting in Firefox?

I am really sick and tired of needing to keep my PC muted because I navigate to a webpage and get spammed with auto playing audio or video. Steps I have already done: Removed flash Java is not ...
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How to encode and split an audio file in FFmpeg using asplit

I am trying to turn and split an audio file into two separate mp3 files with different qualities; One at 128k One at 320k What I 've come up so far is this: ffmpeg -i myaudiofile.wav ...
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ffmpeg: How to add two consecutive audio streams to a video file

I have following files: - video.mp4 (120sec, no audio) - audio1.mp3 (70sec) - audio2.mp3 (50sec) I want to combine these files in such a way that audio1.mp3 will start at the begining of a video, ...
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Play sound alert on any activity in Putty window

I've a putty connection open on my windows box and I'd like Putty to notiy me on any activity in the terminal (I'm running tail -f on a log file). How do I achieve that? Putty isn't necessary in that ...
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Windows - Output Audio to 2 Devices (Using JACK)

I have a bit project I'd like to setup, but am a little stuck on how to go about it. On Windows 7, how would one go about outputting audio to 2 devices? Essentially, I'm using Studio One for ...
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Audio device not working on Windows 7 after installing video card

After solving an issue with the video adapter, the audio device on the machine stopped working. The volume button on the bottom bar displays a red error icon and, if clicked on, opens the Windows ...
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How to use two headsets on one sound card

I have two headsets (so headphone + microphone) and I would like to use both of them at the same time on my laptop. Is it possible to use two Y-connectors, one for sound and one for audio-streaming? ...
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The driver \Driver\WudfRd failed to load for the device ROOT\WPD\0000

I've been experiencing this odd issue since yesterday. The only thing that I have personally changed is moving all of my monitors to one of my GPUs, so that I can use the SLI feature. Other than ...
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Change playback device “default format” in Windows 7 from command line

How can I change the speaker's default audio format from the command line? I have an intermittent audio problem (probably from driver/sound card/motherboard incompatibility) that I can temporarily ...
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QEmu with -runas parameter does not connect to user's pulseaudio session?

I am trying to set up a multi-headed workstation with one physical graphics card (pci-passthrough) per VM using qemu 2.1 on a ubuntu 14.10 server. The guest OSes are Windows 7 (also tried Windows ...
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Microphone not working in laptop combo jack using a splitter adapter

I have an Asus X75VB, which has an combo audio jack, a.k.a. a Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack. I have initially bought a microphone which was supposed to work with PCs and laptops, but it didn't work ...
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Volume Automatically Mutes - Windows 8 [closed]

The volume always gets automatically muted and I have to always reset it down in the task bar. This is becoming a v.big annoyance. Please help me resolve this. (Windows 8)
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Is it possible have speakers pluged in side speaker out?

I own Asus maximus VI Formula and I want to have speakers and headphones pluged in to motherboard. I don't wanna them work at the same time I want a possibility how to switch between them. And I don't ...
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What is constantly using my audio device?

My PC Asus Windows 7 laptop doesn't go to sleep automatically. Here's what is causing it, I guess: powercfg -requests DISPLAY: None. SYSTEM: [DRIVER] Realtek High Definition Audio ...
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How to set up Windows 7 to be able to switch between headphones and 3.1 sound system?

I use the integrated sound system (motherboard) which works with the Realtek HD Audio Manager. I have it set up like this: Note that there is no 3.1 option only Quadrophonic and Stereo I do not ...
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Connect audio device with bluetooth dongle

a couple months ago i bought a Bluetooth 3.0+EDR headset (Philips SHB7000). Now i can connect with my phone without problems. But my laptop hasn't Bluetooth build-in, so i bought a Bluetooth 4.0 ...
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Windows 8 audio driver not installed automatically issue

I have a desktop. Once I had a problem with my sound card (Internal), so I replaced it with a new one. Then I installed ubuntu and the sound drivers installed automatically. Now I've just installed ...
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Bluetooth Speakers Turn Off Suddenly Windows 8.1

When my computer which is using Windows 8.1 goes to sleep mode, my bluetooth speakers turn off. Is there a setting to keep the speakers from turning off when the computer goes to sleep mode? Thanks.
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Windows 8: “Listen to this device” under Stereo Mix has no effect

Alright, so background first: I want to put my speakers and headphones on separate devices, but I also want audio to play on both devices at the same time. I plan to do this by enabling Stereo Mix ...
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windows equalizer software for the system audio output [duplicate]

I need to manage the equalization of the system audio output, Is there some windows equalizer software that manages the system audio output?
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Are earphones and headphones regional?

I have an MSi laptop that I purchased from Newegg in the USA and I have since moved to China. I bought a pair of Chinese earphones that work with my desktop, however it does not work with my laptop. ...
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midi timeout unpack folders

While running Logic Pro X, my computer suddenly pops up with: "Deep Architecture! Please unpack some folders!" and "MIDI timeout Logic Pro has detected a MIDI timeout. Please restart your ...
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Remote synchronized TV show watching [closed]

My significant other and I want to watch recorded TV shows together. Problem is: we live a few hundred kilometers apart and only see each other on the weekends, which we want to use for seeing mutual ...
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How can I transcode “faster playback speed” videos? [duplicate]

I'd like to transcode a video to have faster playback speed, for use on mobile devices / chromecast. VLC has this capability, but it seems to only work during playback. For example, if I use the ...
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I want to run two audio sources through my headphones

I have a gaming headset that I use with my PS4 and would like to run music from my laptop into the audio line while using it with the PS4 as well. The headset just plugs into the 3.5mm jack in the ...