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Headphones volume is turned all the way down, however I can still hear audio?

I recently purchased Plantronics .Audio 355 I am having an issue with the volume. There's a volume adjuster on my headset, but when I turn it all the way down, I can still hear sound? The only way to ...
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How do I convert a word document to Daisy Format

I have been looking at getting a daisy converted but all I can see is going to cost me over a grand. Do you know of any way that I can do it cheaper than that?
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Take data of a sound wave and use as representation in the distortion of images, video, or 3d?

I've become very fascinated with the idea of digital destruction through a physical medium. There was PBS video on youtube How Does Glitchy Art Show Us Broken Is Beautiful? Example Pieces: Cultural ...
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Sound not working after a few minutes

I've been having this error recently and I thought it was due to Skype since when I had Skype open I couldn't hear sound. After the call I had to reboot to get sound. Then I was just watching a ...
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Finale software playing quieter than any other software or application

I just downloaded Finale and it is working great except for the audio. Even on my highest volume it is much quieter than any other application. I ran an audio test and was successful, but I cannot ...
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Arpabet phonemes to MP3/avi/speakers

I'm using the Carnegie Mellon Pronouncing Dictionary for a project and it stores words as a pair consisting of the word and then the phonemes in Arpabet style... hello -HH AH0 L OW1 I'd like to ...
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Sound has randomly stopped working on my laptop

I have a Dell Vostro 3500 laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium. I put it on sleep earlier, but after booting it up again, I found that the sound is now longer working, either through the built in ...
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Not hearing all sounds with new headset. Issue with headset or computer?

I recently purchased a Plantronics GameCon 380 headset for gaming, mostly for LOTRO. They have 3.5mm plugs for headphones and microphone. When plugged in, I am only hearing background (environmental) ...
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No sound in headphones in windows 7

My headphones with built-in microphone don't work. System doesn't recognize my headphones for listening to audio, but it recognizes my headphones' microphone for speech. My sound settings ...
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Mac: Create one virtual audio device out of the combination of others

So I have just realized, that my Traktor Audio 6 would use EVERY and ANY input labeled device as an input...well, duh, how could I think it'd only use the MAIN in's and out's. But now I have the ...
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Can I enable sound on both HDMI monitors?

I'm using an nVidia GeForce GTX 660 on a Windows 8 Pro machine. I have 2 monitors, exactly the same model, both capable of playing sound through HDMI. They're both currently connected using HDMI (2 ...
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Can I use multiple sound cards with the same sound source at once?

Given a system with two sound cards (one onboard and the other USB): Is it possible for me to configure Windows 7 (directly or with the help of third party software) to replicate/clone the audio ...
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GNU/Linux: sound recording has electric hum

I can record sound from my microphone, but I get an loud electric hum at around 20% of the max level. This is no matter what software I use to record. How can I get rid of that noise? Soundcard: ...
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My USB head phoness only let me use skype

My USB headphones (microsoft lifechat LX-3000) only let me here skype and my computers programe to test if your speakerss/ headphones are working. i can get it to sound off a browser or my games ...
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How can I get the sound back my computer?

My sound was working perfectly, until I wiped my computer to factory conditions the other day. Now, the audio symbol on the bottom right of my screen has a red cross next to it. My computer is an ...
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Play music on Hi-Fi via Airplay from Kubuntu

I would like to use the Airplay functionality of my Hi-Fi System from my Linux Kubuntu. I was able to make the Hi-Fi play songs using Bubble UPNP from an Android tablet. How can I use a music player ...
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Audio momentarily dropping

I keep getting the following error message in Windows Media Player An audio device was disconnected or reconfigured. Verify that the audio device is connected. the weird thing is, if I ...
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How can I disable jack sensing?

I have a HP Pavilion Desktop computer running Windows 8 64 bit. I would like to use the sound card for something other than listening to music. The speaker jack has jack sensing. The only thing that ...
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Browsing the web using a secondary sound output device

I use the web for playing music (usually tunein radio). I have two sound cards - one for the computer speakers (primary) and one for my stereo system (secondary). I'm looking for a software - web ...
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Wireless headset(bluetooth) connect with more than one device simultaneously

There are two devices notebook and android phone that both come with bluetooth, is it possible to connect them together with one bluetooth headset at a time? That means I can listen both sides of ...
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Windows Sound bug

I got some issue with Windows 8, some time when I connect my Stereo casque or I disconnect it my the sound stop working, I got this litle red x on the sound icons, so each time I had to restart my pc. ...
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Audio file tagging/renaming

I would like to properly tag my music collection in the following way: Filename: Artist - Song Title - Key(Original Key) - BPM - Genre Tags: The tags match above(each token above is a id tag). Is ...
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Logical Volume Partitions

I am trying to incorporate Logical Volumes into the paritioning scheme for the VM I am creating, in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1. I am booting from an ISO Image and I have a Kickstart Script that ...
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Notebook refusing to use headset microphone over built-in webcam mic

I'm running Windows 7 on an MSI GX740 notebook with Realtek's HD Audio drivers (updated) and recently purchased a Turtle Beach X12 headset. The headset's mic is analog, and when I plug it in my ...
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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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Bluetooth dongle with support for A2DP and the AAC codec

I recently bought some Sony MDR-1RBT headphones which can be used via audio cable, but also via Bluetooth. They support BT 3.0 with A2DP and use SBC or AAC as codec. Unfortunately they do not support ...
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Is it possible to use my PC line out as my iPhone line in?

I want to use a self made MP3 for my answering machine (iPhone 5 with O2 provider). I tried to find a solution to upload the MP3, but it seems this option is not available for O2. So I tried to use ...
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PC does not automatically switch back when Headphones are plugged out of Front Panel audio jack

I have a Xonar DS sound card and a BitFenix Shinobi Case. When I plug in my Headphones into the front panel audio jack the speakes automatically mute and I can hear sound from the headphones, but when ...
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linux disable laptop speakers

I exclusively use headphones on my laptop. When I unplug the power adapter and headphones to put my laptop away at school, the music starts blaring out of the built-in speakers. Can I just disable ...
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No sound from computer HDMI port On RCA TV

So, I have a bit of a mystery, I have 2 Emachines EL1210-09s and a Acer AX3400G-U4802. The Emachines and Acer are pretty much identical. Both have AMD Athlon X2 processors. Both have Nvidia chip sets, ...
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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. Is there any similar software/configuration for Linux? SRS ...
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Windows7: Reactivate sound after crash

It happens that sounds stop working, often after the laptop has been hibernated. Which are the services responsible for audio in Windows 7? Is it possible to reactivate audio after a crash without ...
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Front Panel Audio is not working in windows 8

I currently upgraded to windows 8 and my asus A45V laptop's audio front panel is not working.The sound driver is Realtek. So,I downloaded the windows 8 driver from Asus website and installed it.Still ...
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Sound - headset not toggling between default Speakers to Headphones when present

In my asusg75vw Republic of Gamers laptop (win7-64bit ultimate) my laptop is not sensing when there are headphones present. In other words it won't toggle between the default speaker settings and the ...
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Audio output from laptop's speaker and from external headphone

I have observed that even if I have connected my HP external headphone to the audio output jack, still when I play some music then for a couple of seconds the sound output would come from the Asus Eee ...
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Skype mutes In-game sounds

When I launch Skype at the same time as a game (Killing Floor), all my in-game sounds are muted. I can still hear my friends on Skype, but I can't hear any in-game sounds. I'm using Windows 8 and ...
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Sound Redirection Program

So whenever I use my computer I am generally playing media on the TV right next to it off of my computer. All programs go out through the sound port over into the sound system. When I'm playing games ...
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How to set bluetooth headphones as default audio output?

My computer is a laptop Dell Inspiron N5110 with built-in Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 3.0 + High Speed Adapter. I want to use my new Bluetooth headphones Sennheiser MM 500-X as default ...
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Digital audio does not work on MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro (8,2). Using a TOSLINK cable I have no digital output. Oddly enough, sometime I can hear a glitch when I plug in the cable or when I give it a gentle wiggle. My guess is that the ...
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Get the Pre-Mix audio streams from windows

I have been searching but I have not found anything that describes what I am looking for. I would like to record audio from multiple running programs in windows but I don't want the final mix, I ...
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Computer sporadically not recognizing when headphones are plugged in / unplugged

I have a computer with a headphone jack in the front and about half of the time when I plug in headphones it does not recognize that I have done so (i.e. it doesn't play audio through them, doesn't ...
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What Audio Format Is This?

I'm having trouble finding something to play this audio file, can anybody help? All I know is its file extension and it plays via Androids MediaPlayer. MediaInfo and GSpot doesn't give me anything. ...
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Split long mp3 into individual songs

I have a long mp3 containing multiple songs (mixed together; there ISN'T any space between individual songs, they just "blend" together when one ends and the second starts). Is there some software ...
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No audio input deviced are installed

If I go to Sound > Recording Devices and it says "No audio devices are installed" If I click to set up a microphone I get an error "Wizard could not launch, No audio input device found, make sure ...
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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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Output to rear channel as duplicate output

In the following question: Dual output speakers and headset I wanted to output to multiple sources simultaneously. I was instructed that this isn't possible. HOWEVER - I have a sound card that has ...
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Windows returning output to input audio

My Windows is returning output audios to input. It allow, for instance, if I'm in a Skype conference, my friend can listen to what I'm listening (music, video, generic sounds like a click, etc.). ...
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When starting up mumble, or teamspeak, and it goes to record audio (for say voice chat) all playback is held up

On Fedora 17. Using a ct-xfi driver. I have my speakers configured, and everything works great. Until I start up mumble, or Teamspeak, and either one hooks up to start recording audio. Then it's all ...
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Sound recorder does not work

When I click on its icon in the start menu, I get this error: An audio recording device cannot be found. When I say "OK", I see this setting: What am I supposed to do there? I have no idea ...
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Audio preferences won't set HDMI as sound output on my mac mini - can this be fixed?

I have a mac mini (mid 2010) osx 10.7.4 with a HDMI output I am using to connect to a television. The other device I have connected to it (a PS3) has no problem using HDMI to output sound. When using ...