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pairing a bluetooth stereo transmitter to my computer

Is it possible to pair an a2dp audio transmitter to my PC to record audio information? I have no problem pairing with an audio receiver but I want to be able to wirelessly record audio with at least ...
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What is Stereo Mix supposed to be used for in Windows?

I have added Stereo Mix to my recording devices on my laptop running Windows 7 after I have installed the driver for my soundcard (the sound was working until then with the driver from Microsoft, but ...
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what do i do after editing a *.c file in the linux kernel

I have been having sound issues with the VT1802 AKA VT2002 I have copied over a possible fix into the file patch_via.c in dir /var/lib/dkms/oem-audio-hda-daily/0.201405052014~ubuntu13.10.1/build/ ...
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How to restore the default profiles to corsair vengeance 1500 USB control panel equalizer

I want to retrieve the initial settings for the "music + bass" profile for my corsair vengeance 1500 usb dolby 7.1 gaming headset. Whilst listening to music, and flicking through the presets, I ...
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How to use both the mic and headphones on Creative Wp-350 Headset?

I have had a Creative WP-350 Headset for a while, and the bluetooth and headphone quality are great. My problem is that I can't use the headphones and microphone at the same time without having the ...
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How can i refresh my audio devices from within windows 8?

I have a media server running Windows 8.1, It is connected to an A/V Receiver which is then connected to my TV. My A/V Receiver has a pass-through mode so if i just want to use TV Audio which i ...
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How do you connect a bluetooth speaker to use as the main audio on Windows 8?

I am having a problem getting my bluetooth speaker to work with my Windows 8 laptop. In the bluetooth settings menu I can see the device and it asks to pair, states it is connected and then loses ...
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Free solution to create a virtual sound device in Windows? (Skype speakers both virtual and real)

Trying to learn how to record a Skype conversation, I found here that this can be done on a Mac with Audacity and other free applications (by adding an aggregated device and a multi-output device in ...
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Unable to install audio drivers on Windows 7

I am not able to install audio drivers on Windows 7. While installing VIA HD Audio Codec Driver I get following message: Dxdiag results:
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laptop freezing and rebooting unexpectedly

I'm using hp pavilion g 7 notebook PC.product number: (D 0 M 2 5 U A#BA) it freezes when am playing anything with sound like movie or music.sometimes it freezes when there's no sound playing too.i ...
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I want to record voice from microphone, but the record button of my vlc is disabled

I would like to record sound from microphone on my PC using VLC media player. I used view->"advanced controls" to make the record button visible. However, this button is disabled. How can I enable it ...
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How do I know if a motherboard's onboard audio will be compatible with games?

I'm planning on building a PC in the next couple of weeks. Currently I'm thinking that for my motherboard I'll buy an ASUS Maximus VI Gene with SupremeFX, but I'm worried that I'll need a sound card ...
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Dual screens, dual audio with 2 separate audio devices?

I have my TV plugged in to my PC as a second monitor. The TV is connected to the PC's graphics card with a VGA cable and audio is sent to the TV with an RCA splitter cable (note: the VGA and audio-in ...
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Audio-in live net streaming in Win8.1 laptop fails

I cannot get any streamed / live sounds from eg BBC radios(any) / sports. It is OK on another PC: win7/64 on the same ISP, ethernet cable router shared, at the same time, in the same location. ISP ...
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Need a software to boost/ amplify the sound in the video [duplicate]

I have a video that I need to share it with some of my friends but it has very bad audio volume. How can I boost the audio volume in this video so that it has a standard level as other videos? Is ...
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Soundcard with realtime microphone monitoring

I have a soundcard (Audigy 2ZS), which is very old and very poorly supported in modern Windows OSes, but this sound card has very important feature - when I use microphone, I can hear my own voice ...
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Windows 8 audio panning issue

I currently have a cheap headset which I accidentally managed to drop, this has caused the audio in the left ear to be louder. I have tried panning the audio so that it is quieter in the left ear to ...
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Driver problems with HP Beats Audio Laptop and Headphones Plugged In

Having some audio driver issues with my HP laptop, it comes with beats audio. None of the effects in the manufacturer's control panel work, and I can't find music listenable on my headphones without a ...
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How to get line-in to work in Windows 8.1?

On my Samsung Series 9 np900x3e laptop with Windows 8.1, I would like to record sound from an external source by the line-in/microphone connector of the internal Realtek soundcard. How can I do it? I ...
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How to switch easily between programs & sound sources? Windows 8.1 Pro

Okay, this is a strange question, but using 1 notebook PC I would like to: Play Counterstrike on my 24" external monitor, with a usb logitec headset/mic. Use a web-based program that dials people I ...
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Random Three Clicking Sound

This has been an issue I have heard myself and from others for over a year now. At seemingly completely random times of the day while I have headphone in I can hear a three mouse clicking sounds. ...
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Windows not detecting any audio device

Yesterday there was heavy rain and lightning where I live.. due to that there was a short in power supply. I lost my 500gb harddisk and all the data in it. Today I bought a new hard disk and ...
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Unbalanced left and right channel in lower volume levels - Windows 7

I have this problem when I adjust my volume and some volume levels below 55 become unbalanced, the unbalanced channel never seems to be more than 2 levels of difference but it can be quite the ...
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How can I merge two audio tracks together in an AVI file?

I have an AVI file with two audio tracks that I am trying to edit. When I open it in Media Player, it plays fine (I can hear both). However, Windows Movie Maker and Adobe Premiere CS6 both seem to ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't have sound

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation version 10.0.0 on my Windows 7 machine. After installing I figured out that it doesn't have any sound so I checked the sound settings. All items seem to ...
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Firefox not reacting to audio output changes

If I change my windows sound output (Sound > Device > Set Default Device), Firefox does not recognize the change until I reload the page or restart the browser. In every other program, including ...
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Headphone isn't detected by Win7 but will on Ubuntu (on dualboot)

I got a computer that is on dualboot (Win7 and Ubuntu (14.04)). Here is my problem. When I am on Ubuntu and I plug my headphones on, it works. BUT, when I'm on Win7, the HP aren't detected. I get no ...
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No Audio Coming From Asrock Computer?

For some reason there is no audio coming from my system when I go in to the bios it should make a sound but it does not so it's nothing to do with Windows and yes I installed the correct drivers. Also ...
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Acer GD245HQ not playing HDMI audio over AUDIO OUT jack

I have an Acer GD245HQ monitor and I want to transform it into a DTV. For now that I don't have an HDMI decoder at hand, I'm playing with my computer. The idea is simple: get audio and video from DTV ...
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Ripping an audio CD via command line (whole CD as a single file) [duplicate]

I have a few audiobooks that can be 15+ CDs long that I want to convert to MP3 so I don't have to keep switching CDs. I've found an used various GUI programs out there that work, but require a bit of ...
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No Sound after installing windows 7

I installed win7 on my laptop and everything works except the sound. The sound card is a SigmaTel 9750. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
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Windows 7 sounds tab missing

This "Sounds" tab is gone from my system: I have sound on my laptop, anything I playback has sound, I can even switch theme profiles and sounds change (as evidenced by the "welcome" sound that I ...
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Windows doesn't detect audio CD

I have an old music CD, which is a home-made demo from 2000 or 2001. When I insert the disc, Windows doesn't detect it at all. I can't open it through "My Computer" and foobar2000 doesn't seem to ...
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Realtek Audio Drivers broken (no audio configuration possible) after updating

I updated my Realtek Audio drivers to version 2.73, hoping that it would fix the audio stuttering that starts to appear after ~16 hours runtime. That plan backfired and now i'm stuck with no audio ...
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How to change the audio device controlled by the volume icon in the KDE tray?

Like most modern desktops, on KDE it is possible to change the volume by hovering over the sound icon in the tray and moving the scroll wheel. But my video card also seems to have a built in sound ...
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Switch default HDMI device in Ubuntu

When I connect my pc to a TV using HDMI cable I don't get audio over HDMI. PulseAudio Volume Control detects the HDMI audi output as unolugged. aplay -l lists the following: **** List of PLAYBACK ...
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Can Thunderbird play sounds correctly on Linux?

I am trying to configure Thunderbird to play a sound when an email arrives and although i have set it there is no sound. When I try to test a sound via the Play button, the sound is not played. Is ...
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Turn 5.1 (or 7.1) sound card into 3(4) distinct stereo outputs

I'm planning a whole house sound system, but I don't make that much money. (I've already looked at some of the pro systems, and none of them quite do what I want, but that's another article) What I ...
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Macbook Pro Retina Version (late 2013) - no sound or webcam on Ubuntu

I have a new Macbook Pro retina (late 2013 model) running Ubuntu 13.10. I can't get the sound to work. I have tried the solution here , but it's not changing anything. I also tried the following ...
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Creating a video with ffmpeg using a remote image file

I'm trying to create a video using ffmpeg, my goal is to put together 1 mp3 and 1 image file which are on a ftp server. When i use a local file as my input image, it works as expected: ffmpeg -loop ...
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Not properly functioning virtual 7.1

I recently bought a F.R.E.Q. 7 headset by Mad Catz, and I have quite a problem with its virtual 7.1. I found out about it after I installed the drivers and tried to use the 7.1. It worked, however it ...
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FFMPEG - merge videos on different time intervals

I have 3 videos (video1/video2/video3). I would like to play them on different time intervals: video1 plays from 0-15s (video1 with sound, video2/video3 mute) video2 plays from 15-21s (video2 with ...
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Where did the volume control options go in Windows 7?

XP's sndvol32 sound mixer used to feature individual volume controls such as Wave, SW Synth and CD Player, PC Speaker or PCM SPDIF among others. These could be set hidden or visible under it's menu ...
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FFMPEG H264 split demux a stream video

I've got an H264 video (Stored in an 264 file). With ffplay i see that: [NULL @ 00000000003454a0] start time for stream 0 is not set in estimate_timings _from_pts [mpeg @ 0000000000344560] Could ...
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Converting file to PCM using SoX

I am using SoX. A-Law, 8000 Hz, 64 Kbps, mono Is the format I need What I tried: input -c 1 -r 8000 output It is not working for me, please advise. I get the file output, it's just not ...
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Merging files with sox sequentially

I have seen posts where people merge multiple sound files into one outfile like: soxmix in1.wav in2.wav in3.wav out.wav. However they are all on top of each other. Is there a way to merge so that ...
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Hotkey volume change for specific application. Windows 7

I want to have a hotkey to change the sound of a specific application, like chrome for example, but leave other apps on the same sound level. Basically i want this http://i.imgur.com/HWZ5sEY.png in a ...
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Windows sound control

First of all, I know this is probably wrong place to post this, but I went through the list of servers and didn't find anything suitable. Now to the question: Until recently I have been a user of ...
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How to mute remote machine sound but hear the sounds from the client in Teamviewer?

I just need to mute the sounds and turn the screen to black of the computer that I'm connected via Teamviewer. But I need also hear the sounds playing in that machine, while the people around the ...
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How to convert ADPCM to wav in Windows?

I have the following frame format of my ADPCM data The frame format of the ADPCM is # byte | Contents ---------------------------------------------------------- 0 | Encoder state: LSByte ...