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My audio isn't working after plugging in headphones

I plugged my headphones into my computer, and after I unplugged them, my laptop speakers are no longer working. I tried to plug the headphones back in thinking that maybe the switch in the headphone ...
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Bulk remove 1 second from end of MP3s [duplicate]

I have an mp3 audiobook and each track has exactly 1 second of static at the end. Is there a way to bulk cut out last second from each track?
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No sound after some minutes in Lenovo laptop with linux

I have a Lenovo G460 laptop and this problem has appeared approximately a year ago, but I never had the time to look into it. Right after I turn on my computer everything works fine. However, about ...
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How to change the default file type Windows saves ripped audio as?

When ripping audio files from a CD onto your computer, Windows 7 automatically saves them as .wma (Windows Media Audio) files. But some applications can't play WMA files, so I was wondering if it is ...
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Explorer shows Windows Audio Service as not running on startup

Every time I start my computer, Windows Explorer shows a little "X" on the volume icon and says that "The Audio Service is not running." The problem, however, that the Audio Service is running and ...
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Bandicam Doesn't record sound, only record screen

(Sorry again, maybe this is the wrong place to ask this) I have Bandicam 2.3.1.0.840 (for WinXP) Installed on my Lenovo PC. It have a Sound card (Driver Installed). its starting normally, but when i ...
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Mac Air plays music whenever I push on the areas beside the trackpad

Whenever I put pressure on the areas beside the trackpad, or even brush them with my hand, my music starts to play. The same thing happens when I adjust my headphones or move them around the jack. ...
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Is there a clipboard manager for Windows that recognizes ALL formats in the clipboard?

I have tried 10 different Windows clipboard managers and none recognize certain automation data in an audio program (specifically automation node values in Cubase 8). InsideClipboard by NirSoft is a ...
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Debugging Sound Issues with new hardware

I recently upgraded my graphics card and power supply (needed more for the card) and now I get some pretty weird sound issues. Playing over my headphones sound only has issues with certain things, ...
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How to force Windows 7 to output 5.1 Surround?

I'm running Windows 7 SP1 x64 on an ASUS M2N4-SLI, which has a coaxial digital audio output (see my profile for more HW info - it's system PC1). How do I force Windows 7 to output 5.1 Surround to my ...
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Using a single speaker to play e.g. Youtube audio

I thought I'd save money/space by using a single monitor - in most music players I can "downmix to mono" and then shift the balance to full left or right However I cannot downmix Youtube videos and ...
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What is the Easiest Way to Join Multiple Audio Files in Windows? [duplicate]

I used to have a program that did this quite well in OSX, but I haven't found any Windows alternative to joining multiple audio files into one larger audio file. The ones I've encountered so far are ...
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How can I tell Windows to route music through a Bluetooth headset which is designed for phone calls only?

I'm using Spotify to play music on a Windows 10 laptop. I do own a Bluetooth headset, but it's a single-earpiece monaural headset. It's designed for phone calls, not for playing music. How can I ...
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Boost speaker volume on Surface Pro 3

I use my computer as a stereo sometimes (or just to Rick Roll people), but the volume the Surface Pro 3 speakers provide is so minimal. On the other hand, volume with headphones is excellent. Some ...
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My bluetooth earbuds aren't working?

I'm using BCM20702A0 as my Bluetooth transmitter for my earbuds and i'm using Nmotion BTHL-201 for my earbuds. Sound is being transmitted but the only problem is that the left side seems to be a lot ...
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No AIMP taskbar animation when playing radio

When I play radio stations with AIMP 4 my taskbar icon is animated. How can I stop that animation as I find it distracting? No animation when I play audio files from disk - all good Have disabled ...
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Delay system audio in OSX

Is there a way to manually delay the system Audio output in OSX, e.g. for a second? I am looking for a solution using Terminal, definitely no proprietary software at least. I am asking because I ...
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Looking for a replacement audio jack

I am trying to repair a PC audio jack, however I am not able to find a replacement which is the same as the original. This is the PC board that I am reparing. I am reparing the headphone port. On ...
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Turning volume up through OS and software gives different results - why?

I currently own an external DAC\Amp (Aune X1s), and when I turn the volume all the way up on the X1s and foobar2K, but turn it down almost to the minimum on the OS (Windows 10 64bit - education ...
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Automatically change default playback device when HDMI activated/deactivated?

I've rigged up Cortana in Windows 10 to do things like turn lights on and off. The problem is, when the TV's not on, and/or the receiver's not turned into the HDMI channel the PC is plugged into, I ...
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Windows turns volume down when launching GTA and other game applications

For example, today I listened to Spotify with full power and clearly heard that when I started a game, in this case GTA, Windows turned the volume down by at least 50% or something. When I closed the ...
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Bluetooth headset on Mac not working after OS update

I was using a Jabra Halo 2 on Mac OS since 1 year without any issue. Since the update to OS X 10.10.5 I can't get it to work. I had to re-pair my headset after the update. The headset is now visible ...
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Console.Beep() in stereo

On my laptop, I have many windows on my extended desktop (2 x 1920 x 1080) with some hidden behind others. (I also have a nice sound system.) Whenever a running job emits a beep, it takes me a while ...
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windows randomly increase the volume if the window is not focused

i'm having an interesting problem with windows. i'm listening for some music on youtube, volume ok. the tab is not focused, music changes and the volume is now like on 100 or something. if i check ...
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How can I figure out what audio file is playing?

Say I play an audio file from any application. Is there a way to track down where it's coming from? Like a way to interface with the Windows Audio Service?
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Random microphone crackles

I have recently experienced some problems with my microphone. When I play in a game, my microphone randomly starts crackling. As far as I know this happens cross-platform (Skype, TS), and haven't ...
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Debian Unstable x64: ALSA equalizer plugin unavailable to i386 applications, no sound

I'm running Debian Unstable x64, but sometime use legacy applications or games that are only available in i386. With plain ALSA (there's only so much PulseAudio a sane person can take), i386 ...
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HP Pavilion Beats Special Edition 15-p030nr audio volume leveling

I recently purchased an HP Pavilion Beats Special Edition 15-p030nr, and have been completely satisfied with it except for the fact that the Beats volume leveling is absolutely driving me crazy. While ...
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changes made to playback devices crashes program audio. how do i bring back the sound without restarting the programs?

if i go to playback devices, rightclick the device, then click properties then change something like something in enhancements when i click apply, sound stops working for all programs playing ...
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Windows playback device to a different Windows PC's recording device

I need to find some way to send audio, in real time, from one Windows PC's playback device output to a different PCs recording device input. The computers are close enough to each other to be ...
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Does converting from DTS-HD MA to AC3 lead to lower quality versus extracting the DTS core?

DTS Core is 1.5 mbps, AC-3 is 640 kbps, but I heard that AC-3 is much more efficient than DTS and that DTS at 1.5 mbps equals AC-3 at 640. However, if the source is DTS-HD MA, extracting the DTS core ...
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All pc audio out of sync with video

All the audio coming out of my PC seems to be out of sync with video. The delay is a fraction of a second but it is very noticeable when watching lip synced videos. I am using a MSI Z97 motherboard ...
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Output audio from VLC (or similar Mac desktop app) to a UPnP renderer

I've set up a Raspberry Pi to both host and play music, using an Android device as a controller. The music resides on a hard drive attached to the Pi, and the speakers are connected to it as well. The ...
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Stream Windows audio to another Windows PC

I have 2 computers - both running Windows 7 - on the same LAN (they are also close enough to each other to connect via cables). I want to stream ALL of the audio from the first PC to the other, and ...
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How do I share audio over Bluetooth from one Windows 10 Tablet to a Windows 10 Pro Desktop?

I have a Dell Venue tablet that is running Windows 10. I'd like to pipe bidirectional audio to and from this device, be it the mic or speaker audio, to my HTPC running Windows 10 Pro, preferably over ...
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Wire 2 computers to the same audio amplifier?

Multiple off-the-sheld onboard audio cards. Just one set of speakers. Possibly in-use at the same time. Can i just all connect them? Do i need extra hardware to prevent backfeeding/quality ...
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How to get optical out from Gigabyte 2 pin spdifo header

my question is identical to the one posted here: Internal S/PDIF connector on Gigabyte Z97 motherboard this user achieved what I want to do. I want to know HOW so that I can replicate the success. I ...
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explorer.exe and audio issues in Windows 10

So I upgraded to Windows 10 a while ago and I am still in the process of solving various issues. One odd thing I noticed is that if I try to restart explorer, it only brings up a file explorer window. ...
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VLC Causes Buzzing Sound When Video Is Muted

I have an MKV file that does a strange thing under VLC. If I try to mute the video or reduce the volume to 0%, a growing buzzing sound plays instead of its initial function: muting the video. The only ...
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WIFI, Lan & Audio not working after update of windows 10

My issue is that my WiFi and Ethernet adapters and audio device are not working. My laptop is LENOVO Z580, I have windows 10 after upgrading from Windows 8.1. Windows have new update and i updated ...
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Make Laptop Cam and Mic available in VM

I want to make the integrated web camera and the audio/microphone available in a windows VM. Which devices do you need add to the VM via virt-manager? PCI ===> lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Video and audio gradually desyncs in browser

Edit: After a suggestion from Xen2050 I found out that it's probably because of my wireless headset. Now I only need to find out how to fix the problem. This is what happens with every video I watch: ...
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How do you remove Audio input/output devices on mac?

During my attempt to route audio from the system to a audio device that has the system audio and mic audio, I now have many audio devices that I wish to remove, the un-installers on the programs ...
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My headphones not working

My headphones just seemed to stop working. They were working on my computer yesterday while I had Windows 10. Then today, I reset my computer clearing all my files and reinstalling Windows 10. I have ...
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Using Voicemeeter to stream game audio through Skype

I'm looking to share a game with friends over Skype. Skype provides the voice chat and screen share functionalities natively, but has no way to capture game sound. After some digging, I found this ...
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Why won't Sony Bluetooth Headphones Connect?

I have visited these SuperUser links: Auto-connect Bluetooth headphones in Windows 7 64bit and Pairing Sony bluetooth headphones with my PC, under Windows 7 My new Sony bluetooth headphones do not ...
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Extracting audio from a video file using VLC

I am trying to extract audio from a given .mp4 file to .mp3 format. In Media>>Convert/Save, I have made setting as showed in images attached. Now my problem is: I only get *.ts format as output and ...
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Subwoofer Logitech Z333 not working

I got a new Logitech Z333 and the left/right speakers work fine. However, there is no sound coming out of the subwoofer at all. Its volume is turned to max, so that's not it. Running pavucontrol ...
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Why it sounds this way?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKFTSSKCzWA When I listen to it using my laptop (windows 10 64-bit) the sound comes out like this and it's so ugly to the ear: -The river flow sound volume lowers ...
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Sound Blaster Z only playing out of left speaker

Just got a new PC using a Sound Blaster Z sound card. A while after starting I noticed that sound was only playing out of the left side speaker. I tried connecting into a different port on the card ...