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Lag in Windows 8 when playing audio

I ran LatencyMon and these as the following results... CONCLUSION: Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns ...
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Lost Sound after power shortage

I forgot my laptop in sleep mode yesterday, and since my battery is dead, someone from the house removed the AC Adapter and the PC turned off, when i turned it on this morning, there was no sound, ...
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LINUX: Audio over DVI through a Geforce 295 GTX

I just installed CentOS7 on a frankenserver I made and I can't get audio over DVI. I have used this exact cable/hdmi-dvi-adapter/tv setup on my windows computer with a Geforce 480 gtx and it worked ...
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Skype 4.3 without PulseAudio. Any options?

I have been using Skype for over 10 years now, almost since the initial release, and most of my friends/family/colleagues use it too. So switching IM is not an option. Microsoft has recently changed ...
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OSX Mavericks system wide Stereo upmixing

I have been trying to figure out take the 2 channel output from my mac running mavericks. - iTunes - Safari - Quicktime - Etc. And upmix to use all the speakers in my 5.1 surround sound. I would ...
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What is digital output on sound cards?

I found my sound driver allows to switch to "digital output". In this mode all sounds just disappear. What does it mean?
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Voices begun suppress in all audio

I don't understand, what had happened. All audio, produced by my computer, became bad. I can't describe the distortion nature precidely, but it looks like, that all voices became suppressed and ...
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Use ffmpeg To Batch Process M4A To M4A?

I've been using the code shown below to copy the AAC audio stream from 1 M4A container into a new M4A container. ffmpeg -i "C:/Example/01 Example Song.m4a" -acodec copy "C:/Example2/01 Example ...
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Left channel sound comes out of desktop speaker and right channel sound comes out of laptop speaker

I have a Toshiba Laptop with Windows 8 and a pair of Bose desktop speakers. When I do tests from the playback devices, the Realtek control panel and a youtube speaker test it will always play the ...
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No sound in windows 8 running on bootcamp

After a few days of searching the web, I managed to install windows 8.1 on my computer successfully including the drivers. After I rebooted my macbook I noticed that my sound was not working. I ...
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Why is my Headset playing through my Mic

I dont know why. But my headset sounds are playing through my mic. Aka, if someone talks to me, they can hear them selves. And game audio is playing through too. Now, the first thing, is maybe the ...
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Alter default audio output device from command-line

I have 2 audio output devices: 5.1 Speaker System attached via Toslink Gaming Headset attached via USB Is there a simple way to change which device is the default output device, from the ...
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What does Windows 8 use for mp3 metadata?

I've been trying to write a program to modify the metadata of audio files. I read that MP3 files normally use ID3 tags, however when I modify them, it does not change what Windows Explorer displays. ...
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Is there a KVM switch that plays audio from all connections?

My PC is set up with Xen. It is running two DomU's, both with a VGA card exposed. One domain is going to get the sound card on the motherboard and the other is going to get a USB audio card. I ...
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HDTV to headphones

I have a sony HDTV that I use both as a tv and for a monitor sometimes. The only audio out on the tv is a optical audio, however because I'm in a dorm I need headphones. I tried purchasing a optical ...
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Connect Dell Optiplex 980/990 to LG LED HDTV

I have the following TV: http://www.amazon.com/LG-Electronics-42LN5300-42-Inch-1080p/dp/B00BB0ZTO0 And I want to connect my computer to it: http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/optiplex-980/pd Now, ...
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Why audio CD show used 0 byte and how to view audio CD real used space?

Below is the picture, it shows that the CD used 0 byte but it does have audio. Why is it like that? How to view real files and capacity of audio CD?
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Merge two audio and one video when reeconding

I know it seems this is answered, but I can't merge two audio files and one video. My command is: ffmpeg -i file.mp4 -i file.aac -i file.mp3 -itsoffset 4 -i file_1.mov -itsoffset 10 -i file_2.mov ...
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can sox (sound exchange) remove repeated short period sound (not noise) from a track

For example, the 01.mp3 contains several dog barking which is very short at different point, and the dog barking isn't noise. I've tried the noise prof and filter, but it does't work. sox dog.wav ...
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Create an icecast2 URL for OGG

I have made an DarkIce server following the answer on this question: Stream sound card output to icecast2 via darkice. And it works fine on players that support. In the Icecast2 Status I have a link ...
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Windows 7 Free Screen Capture with Audio From Speakers [closed]

I've done some searching and tinkering, and have been impressed with the difficulty of doing something that I think should be standard, built in functionality to an OS. I'm looking for a general ...
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connected laptop with TV- sound from tv not working

I have connected a tv via HDMI to a laptop running ubuntu 12. I can see the video on the televsion but the sound plays from the laptop and not from the television. Any ideas on what I need to change ...
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How to convert audio to video with VLC?

I'm familiar with the use of VLC to transcode videos, or to extract audio from video. What I'd like to do is the reverse of that. I have a very long MP3 and would like to generate a simple video ...
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Why does this keep happening to the volume?

Basically this sums up what's happening to my PC: The sound never 'reaches' 100% even though the 'limit' is at 100%. The programs that are producing the sounds/music are all at 100%, for example: ...
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multiple System Sounds are seen on win 7

Sometimes, on my win 7 OS, I see multiple System Sounds icons in volume mixer. Some of my applications are using SimpleAudioVolume APIs to mute the system sounds. Can anyone tell me why I see multiple ...
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Wired headphone buttons on Windows

I got a new, shiny pair of Sony MDR-10R headphones and the detachable cable comes with a Play/Pause button. Is there any way to make Windows (or any media player in Windows) recognize these button?
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Why do I have to restart PulseAudio after connecting my USB headset?

When I connect my USB headset, the available PulseAudio profiles for that device look liks this: If I restart PulseAudio (pulseaudio -k) then they look like this: Basically, after connecting my ...
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How do I find the power consumption of a sound card?

I have a custom built desktop PC where I carefully chosen the parts so that it is still relatively powerful but has very low energy consumption. Now after I see that the inboard audio is not able to ...
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How can I improve the performance of my audio software?

I am running OtsAV on Windows XP. The way it works is by buffering a small amount of data from the hard drive just before it needs to play it. It used to give flawless sound no matter what else was ...
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How to swap stereo channels? [duplicate]

I have a USB 7.1 sound device and it is inverting my headphone sound, I have this because I broke my headphone port on my laptop. Is there any way of inverting sound? Through different ears, because ...
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How can I make my laptop mic only output the left audio track?

For some reason when my laptop (lenovo u510) records audio with both audio tracks enabled, it doesn't produce any sound. I've found that muting the right audio track solves this issue, but whenever I ...
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How do I force audio to play through headphone jack?

My laptop has a slightly damage headphone jack preventing automatic detection of headphones. Other than that, the jack is fine. In Ubuntu, it is possible to force audio to play through the jack (Shows ...
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Audio sometimes “jumps up” after playing sounds for a while

strange issue here. (Let me know if you need any more information) First off my computer is a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex14-59393810-Black+Silver, with the following configuration: I'll be doing something ...
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Why does opening and saving files in one application on a mac affect the audio of another application?

I'm using a Mac computer at work, and the audio of one application is being negatively affected by the processes of a different application. In my specific case I'm listening to music on Soundcloud ...
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How to get better MIDI output for old DOS games

So I've decided to play an old DOS game using DOSbox, and I've been digging up some information about MIDI and how to get better MIDI sound. The reason I got curious is that I have a Creative X-Fi ...
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windows audio running but no notification bar icon

Windows 7 64bit, VIA audio chipset I just updated some of my drivers using IObit Driver Booster (which is a recognized software developer group), but since the update, I noticed no audio icon on my ...
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XCode debug interrupts my mac system sounds

Does anyone have any idea why when I am debugging with XCode for some time, the sound disappear and I mean all kind of sound(all sounds i.e. iTunes,Players,everything...), even the system ones. I am ...
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Windows XP 64-bit Conexant Pebble HD Audio Driver

I have installed Windows XP 64-bit on my HP Pavilion G60T-500 CTO notebook PC and along with installing a non-factory OS came the struggle of finding drivers. My audio device is a Conexant Pebble HD ...
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My audio on my Toshiba laptop has become distorted

Recently my computer was used by someone trying to use it through a church sound system. Something has gotten messed up and the audio is now distorted. It sound like it has split channel audio and ...
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Buzzing noise sound when scrolling a PDF in Chrome

When does it occur? When I scroll down/up on the built-in Chrome PDF Viewer in Chrome I hear a buzzing noise while another sounds is playing in the background. How is the sound like? The sound is ...
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5.1 surround from laptop to TV via HDMI doesn't work

I have an ASUS G75VX with an NVidia GeForce 670MX card. I have it hooked up to my Sony Bravia xbr55x850 via HDMI. The Bravia is hooked to a Visio 5.1 surround system via Optical. Here is what my ...
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USB 2.0 Port Causing Weird Audio Artifacts on MP3 Player

I have a SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip 8 gb. A little while ago, I built a new computer, and so far everything has been working fine, besides the USB 2.0 ports on the front. The ports seem to work fine ...
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Merging audio and video files of different length using mp4box

I have to merge video and audio file together. Currently I am using this command mp4box -flat -add <video> -add <audio> <outputfile>.mp4 But the problem is, if the video is of say ...
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ffmpeg add audio but keep video length the same (not -shortest)

I'm adding audio to a video file using ffmpeg like so ffmpeg -i videofile.mp4 -i audiofile.wav output.mp4 However this extends the output video file to be the length of the audio file if it is ...
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Hangouts and Chrome tabs are not separate sound mixers

How can I get hangouts and my youtube to be separate sound/volume mixers on windows 7?
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Support on windows for sony noise-canceling in-ear earphones

I have these sony noise-canceling in-ear earphones (model number: mdr-nc31e): They came with my sony xperia z2 phone. On the z2 they kind of work. I can't hear my colleges talking if I plug them ...
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Win7 Audio: save and restore balance/volume profiles (7.1/5.1 speaker setup)

I'm looking for a program or scriptable solution to save and restore audio profiles quickly. Right now i adjust the balance levels manually 1~2 times a day which is a daunting task. I want to have ...
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USB headset doesn't connect automatically when plugged-in in CentOS 6.5

The USB headsets are not automatically selected when plugged-out and back in, it must be manually done each time. So far, I have tried to modify /etc/pulse/default.pa to include a module I have ...
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How to save udp stream to .ts files whith ffmpeg while keeping timestamp?

I need to record a live udp stream containing multiple TV programs ( up to 30 ) to .ts files .To do so i'm using FFMPEG . I have a muxer at work , but i dont go there everyday so im using a sample ...
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Computer took much longer than normal to boot, and now windows open and close slow

I've got a Sager laptop, a GeForce GTX 680M, an i7, 32GB of RAM, and I'm running Windows 7. My computer recently began to make that sound Windows makes when you plug in or unplug something (The da duh ...