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Earbuds plugged into PC shock me and Monitor flickers

I have these semi-old working earbuds that I plug into my PC, either in the front port or directly into the motherboard via port at the back of the PC. No matter which of these it is plugged into, ...
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I would like to have all the sound go through my left headphone

I would like for all the sound to be channeled through just my left headphone. The reason for this is a little odd, but I am completely deaf in just my right ear. It is incredibly annoying to hear ...
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Using the BoseSound True Mic on Windows 8

So I bought these as an upgrade to my iPhone earbuds. I had used a mac for everything until I got a new PC and decided to switch it to my main system for at home. The only problem of course is that ...
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Mouse settings reset from static electricity [duplicate]

I drag my feet on my floor, I hear static buildup/zapping sound in my earbuds and I get the device disconnected/connected system sounds from windows and all my mouse setting reset to factory defaults ...
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Headphone jack apparently not working Acer Laptop [duplicate]

I can’t hear out of the left speaker of any headphones/earbuds unless I push down the jack connected to the computer. The mixer doesn’t work for the left ear too unless I hold the jack down.
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Harmful to plug earbuds into computers?

I just purchased a pair of Bose QC20. Advertised as noise-canceling headphones, they are actually earbuds. I usually use them with my iPhone. My question is: is it harmful to the earbuds if I use them ...
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Skullcandy 50/50 - Weird Noises Even When Audio Is Off

Bought Skullcandy 50/50, connected to my laptop and noticed "laser" like or circular saw cutting like sounds that can be hardly heard. I muted everything and still hear them. This happens only with ...
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Background hiss and noise when using earbuds on MacBook Pro

I have an early 2009 17" MacBook Pro. I was very impressed with it until deciding to connect my earphones. I can hear a continual background hiss that 'clicks' in when audio starts and then clicks off ...
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Can I use my iPhone earbuds as a microphone on my Mac in TinyChat?

I have the iPhone/iPod in-ear headphones and the first aluminum unibody MacBook. So, I can control the volume and track in iTunes using the buttons on the headphones. My question is - can I use the ...