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How to split audio from different sources into multiple simulated devices

The idea is to record a video by selecting a certain audio device just to record the game, but to still listen to skype/dolby/teamspeak and/or music. The only device I have is the on-board audio ...
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PC Speakers RFI. Is it still a thing?

I considering buy a logitech z213 to replace my really old edifier (about six years old). To edifier use to get some interference. They call it RFI apparently. So I googled to find out if z213 has ...
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HDMI not showing up as sound device

I am using nvidia. My PC connects to a TV that have sound. However, HDMI not showing up. This is the screenshot I have updated the driver As you see in the screenshot in nvidia settings, if I go ...
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Asus K501U buzzing sound?

Here's a strange one for you (or maybe i'm not that smart)! I purchased an Asus K501U recently and the problem is quite simple, whenever I move the mouse, or built in touchpad an audible buzzing sound ...
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Is it possible to direct phone audio output to pc input using mic

Is it possible to redirect phone or other electronic device audio (not from speaker) to PC and record it on PC? Thanks in Advance.
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There is no enhancement tab for sound of my windows 10

My laptop with Windows 10 pre-installed has a relatively low volume, and I just found out that there is no enhancement tab when I went to the properties of the sound. Could anyone please tell me what ...
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Sound playing through speakers when headphones are plugged in

My computer model is an Acer Aspire Timeline U currently running Windows 7 Enterprise. My headphones are in perfect working order, but recently when I have plugged them into my laptop, the sound ...
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Windows - Split 4.0 audio to 2 stereo devices

I would like to play movies in 4.0 with 2 stereo systems. So I try to route FrontLeft and FrontRight channels to a first stereo USB DAC and RearLeft and RearRight to an other stereo USB DAC. I used ...
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Convert Audio 5.1 to Stereo [closed]

I am having issues playing the MKV video files I download on my friends TV, the TV shows I download have been playing just fine with no issues. The video portion of the files play flawlessly however ...
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Windows 7 - KVM - audio issue

Current setup: 2 PCS connected via KVM switch to 1 monitor. Both are connected via USB for keyboard and mouse. VGA for video. I have a music amplifier directly attached the audio jack on PC1. When I ...
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Brand new HP elitebook mutes itself when I press “dd” on keyboard

Issue: This might sound like a "pebkac" issue, but I truly thing my laptop is defective. It is a brand new work HP elitebook with a clean install of Windows 10, and when I press the "d" key in ...
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The keyboard, WiFi and sound card stopped working after installing Windows 7 updates. How to fix this?

I have a preinstalled licensed Windows 7 x64 on my Asus laptop. I used to update it via the internet all the time, until at one point this proved to be a bad habit. I've been offered by Windows ...
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Windows: Virtual Audio Cable too many processes

I'm trying to add a second cable to VAC, but whenever I try to, I get the Error 0/2404: I've quit all the programs that are using audio, but it still says there are 10 clients. I was wondering if ...
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Headphones/Speakers not detected (Windows 10)

I have just system reset my pc, and I have not previously had this issue. My pc does not detect the speakers that I have plugged into the only jacks on the pc. It simply says that there is nothing ...
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Buzzing sound with Valore HS0003 gaming headset

I got a problem with this headset I purchased in Singapore that is driving me absolutely crazy. Whenever I plug the USB headset into my computers (tried it on a 2013 13' MacBook Pro running OS X El ...
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Speakers connected to laptop make desktop monitor flicker

I've been wondering about the cause of this phenomenon for a long time and since I haven't managed to find a good explanation, I thought I'd post it here. My desk is in a corner, there's a radiator ...
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Using a Micorosoft Kinect on a PC as a Webcam; Is \Stream.sys for Kinect Available?

I am in need of your help getting a Microsoft Kinect (Xbox One model, which I don't even this is worth mentioning as I have had the conversion kit from the Microsoft Store working like a charm.to ...
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ffmpeg rtsp stream recorded no audio on output file

I am tying to record video and audio using openRTSP and ffmpeg. The below command record video but the it doesn't contain audio. openRTSP -D 10 -v -t -c -b 800000 ...
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Switching default audio device with a batch file

I'm trying to write a batch file on Windows 10 that allows me to switch between my headset and my speakers as default audio device when I run it. I don't want to use any third-party software. I tried ...
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I have several jack plugs with different colors, can I change some to output the same thing that green outputs, without a splitter?

I want to use 3 devices to output sound, I already have ear plugs and speakers, but I also have a headset (I use the ear plugs for online gaming since the high frequencies are better). I see that on ...
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How to activate the microphone in Win 10 only when a certain key is pressed?

As a quite frequent user of the microphone in Windows 10, especially using TeamSpeak (with Push-to-Talk), I feel worried knowing my (propably not bullet-proof) system can listen to my terrible ...
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Putting my computer in another room for noise

Why? I'm not getting any younger, and the older I get, the more sensitive my ears become. Right now, if I don't sleep with ear-plugs, I get migraines the next day. I used to be a game enthusiast, so I ...
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What utility can set the sample rate of a sound card in Windows on the command line?

What Windows command line utility can change the default sample rate and bit depth of a sound card? Picture below of Windows GUI where one changes default sample rate and bit depth
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My headphones aren't detected in “Playback Devices”, but still play sound along with the speakers

Muting my sound only mutes the speakers, but changing the volume changes the volume for both. When I want to change the volume it automatically unmutes, playing sound out of the speakers a few seconds ...
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random popping sound from subwoofer even when muted or booting; audio sometimes cuts out; headphones still work

I dual boot Ubuntu 15 and Windows 10, and I have been having audio issues for a couple of weeks now in both OSs and even sometimes during boot before either OS starts. My laptop's subwoofer makes a ...
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Sound from radio to sound card's S/PDIF In isn't detected

When I had Linux Mint 17.1 KDE installed, I would capture music (using Ocenaudio – couldn't get Audacity to record) from an external Internet radio player / DAC to the computer's Xonar D2 sound card's ...
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Why does a radio station play through my speakers when the laptop runs on battery? [duplicate]

Every fortnight, on a schedule, I disconnect the charger from my laptop (which is largely stationary anyway) and let the battery run down. As soon as I disconnected the battery earlier today, I ...
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Permission denied when I try to pair to a Bluetooth speaker on Ubuntu 14.04

I get the following error inside /var/log/syslog on Ubuntu 14.04 when I try to pair with my Bluetooth speakers (although it used to work well few days ago: Mar 15 19:58:39 hakim bluetoothd[1395]: ...
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Disable audio autoplay by blacklist in Chrome?

I want disable audio autoplay on a site, as it's really annoying. I have tried to use an Adblock rule for xxx.com##audio, but that did not work. It just hide the element instead of blocking it. Only ...
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Skype volume very low on first call?

I am using Skype 7.18.0.112 on Windows 7. Lately I have found that in the first call I make to someone the volume is very low and I have to put the system volume up to max to hear them decently. If I ...
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Windows 8.1 boost line-in?

Is there any way to boost line-in in Windows 8.1? It's too quiet... and Asus Xonar U7 mike is as line-in, not as microphone. Everything is on 100%, but still sooo quiet, that unusable.
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downloaded videos without end point.Can't scroll through

I have a habit of capturing videos from online streaming sites using IDM and problem is they show duration in mediatab but while playing them in different players they don't show total duration and ...
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Headphones don't work until after laptop awakens from hibernation

I'm running Windows 10. Headphone sound only works after the PC awakes from hibernation. All drivers installed, windows update run. In Sound Playback there's no headphones, however Realtek HD Audio ...
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Media Player Classic HC (K-Lite Codecs) Mutes my system when playing some files

As the title states, I'm trying to play some videos in K-Lite Codec Pack (12.0.1) MPC-HC (1.7.10.101), and when the track is playing my system stops being able to produce sound on my speakers. (pause ...
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Data Stream encoding not supported yet (FFmpeg)

I have a problem in my project, using FFmpeg. I am trying to use the -map option on the following way. ./ffmpeg -i input.ts -vf "scale=720x480" -map 0:p:59512 -c:v libx264 -preset slow -crf 23 -c:a ...
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Put a maximum volume limit on windows 8.1 headphones

I have a windows 8.1 laptop. I have headphones that I use all the time, but they are extremely loud. I use them all the time on 1. I cant go past 20 without hurting my ears. Is there any way I can set ...
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Combine multiple audio files and one picture to produce a video

I've read this thread and this other one. They both explain well how to join a picture with an audio file to make a video (with ffmpeg). However, I'm looking for a ffmpeg command that would merge a ...
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How to get SnagIt to recognise my microphone over VMWare

I use VMWare to work from home sometimes, and recently I have needed to make a couple videos in SnagIt, but my work computer says that it can't find a microphone, is there a way to make it recognize ...
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How can I use iPhone earpods as a recording device in Windows on a MacBook Pro?

I have a Macbook Pro circa 2012 (last model with a 17" screen). It has 2 sound jacks. I have both Mac OS X and Windows 8.1 installed. In OS X, when I plug my iPhone earpods into the headphone ...
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cannot adjust rear volume playback levels in windows 7

I have my front jack and my rear jack playing simultaneously, my problem is that in speaker properties when I want to adjust the rear volume, it wont do anything and only the front volume control will ...
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What Graphics drivers do I need? (Ubuntu)

I need graphics drivers for my "video card" to get audio out from displayport. The issue is I don't know exactly what drivers I need. I tried installing the desktop version of the graphics driver for ...
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I have no sound after a Windows 10 Update

I have absolutely no sound from anything on my Toshiba Laptop. Not just WMP, but even Windows system sounds, etc. I'm running Windows 10, x64 and really need the sounds. My drivers are all up to ...
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Dell SoundBar (USB) no longer works with Windows 10

When I installed the SoundBar on my Windows 10 system, it worked perfectly for a month or so, but now it has stopped. I don't play sound very often, so I don't know if it just happened or occurred ...
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How to get audio out of both front and rear jack sockets simultaneously?

I'd like to have sound output simultaneously from my PC's front and rear jack sockets. This used to work fine with Ubuntu 12, but I now have Ubuntu 14.04 and it's one or the other. So far I have ...
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How to play audio from 4 monitors simultaneously?

I've seen guides on how to play audio through the sound on two monitors simultaneously. I want to do it on all 4 of my monitors simultaneously simultaneously. Running Windows 8.1 Pro with Diamond ...
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Samson Go Mic not working on Windows 10 64-bit

I have Samson Go Mic USB microphone. It was working on Windows 10, till the motherboard change. All drivers (and devices) disappear after trying reset to the backup point windows 10 funtion. I update ...
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Does Chrome have an option to play audio files without opening a new tab?

Suppose there is a site with links to audio (for example, mp3) files on it. I want to play it directly when clicking on it, without Chrome opening a tab or downloading it. Does there exist an ...
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Saving Skype voicemail messages on a Mac

I would like to save two voicemail messages that I received today through Skype. I would like to do this quickly and get the source file if possible, or at least get the source file to open in an ...
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Sound Issues after Installing GeForce GTX 960 + Chipmunks

EDIT: I have tried installing a Nady HE-1 Hum Eliminator so as to deal with the buzz. Unfortunately, this had no effect when connected to the speakers via the front audio output, and had minimal ...
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Partial sound from Logitech Z906 5.1 speakers

Today I upgraded my computer by adding a Sound Blazer Z card and replacing my 2.1 setup with a Logitech Z-906 set. After getting Windows to recognise the hardware and connecting the speakers using ...