Questions about using headphones with your computer.

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Audio from headphones is muted after screen is locked or sleep mode (Windows 8.1)

FINAL SOLUTION Apparently installing the Hotkey utility from CLEVO (which can be also found on Sager's drivers page) is enough. Latest version is 8.0100. I still have to find a way to fix the problem ...
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Windows 8.1 Does not Detect Bluetooth Headset

I have the Motorola S11 Flex HD wireless Bluetooth headset which I have had connected to a Windows 8.1 Pro x64 machine with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth for Desktop card. This ...
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Audio is vague when earphones plugged in

On my PC (Windows 10), when my earphones are plugged in, the sounds are kind of fuzzy. It's hard to explain the phenomenon in words, so I'll describe a little experiment that illustrates the issue. ...
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Can I hear myself through noise-cancelling headphones without cranking up the volume all the way?

I'm using the Bose QuietComfort 15 headphones with the built in microphone and I'm plugging it into a laptop that has a jack that supports the mic & speaker at the same time. By default, I can't ...
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Windows drivers/app for apple/android headphones with remote

I just got a pair of Bose QC15 that have an apple-compatible mic and remote. The remote has 2 volume buttons and a play/pause button I'd like to use them on my laptop (Dell Win8.1) which has a ...
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Why the volume is higher when earphones' jack is not plugged in completely?

This is interesting. When I plug in the jack completely the volume is normal as it should be, but the interesting part is that if I do not plug it completely but leave around 2 mm. of the jack ...
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Windows 7 Headphone Glitch

For some reason, it seems my headphones will not work right in Windows 7. When I plug them in, the built-in speakers (I have a laptop) get silenced, but no sound comes out of the headphones. Windows ...
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How to find wireless headphones in a given broadcast frequency

I have a wireless microphone system connected to an amp, speakers, recording equipment, etc, in a lecture hall. A couple of the students have difficulty hearing (even sitting close to the speakers) ...
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Convert Bluetooth Headset to 3.5mm Stereo Out And Mic In (Duplex)

I know stereo 3.5mm jack to Bluetooth dongles exist for Bluetooth headphones. But what if this is for a Bluetooth headset with a Mic? Are there Bluetooth dongles for line-in also? For example, my ...
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Bluetooth handsfree better quality

Is some how posibble to get better audio quality sound when bluetooth headphones are on hands-free mode? Because when is only audio, sound qaulity is good (16bit 44kHz), but when i need talk through ...
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Recoding volume very low when using RHA MA750i headset with Microsoft's Surface Book

I have an RHA MA750i headset which work perfectly as a headset with my Android phone, and to listen to music on my Core i7 Surface Book. However, when using them with Skype or Skype for Business on my ...
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How to pad all audio in Windows 10?

I am using Windows 10. When using headphones I have to keep the volume at 2-3% to prevent my ears from being blown out. I would like more control than this, however. Is it possible to pad all sounds ...
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Macbook headphones disabled after inactivity in Windows 10

Setup: Macbook Pro retina 2015 (force touch) Windows 10 installed through Boot Camp 6 Cirrus Logic CS4208 (AB123) sound card, driver correctly installed When I plug in my headphones, they are ...
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Headphones picking up output sound

I'm having trouble with my headphones picking up output sound. I'm using an analog headphones with the green and pink 3.5mm jack I also have a speaker plugged in. First of all Stereo Mix is already ...
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Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones?

Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones? Can anyone list the type of usb bluetooth dongle I would need and type of headphones to do this? Ideally I just want to have one bluetooth ...
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Swap Left-Right channel for USB headset

I have a usb headset and I need to switch left and right channels. The usb headset (hp h8000) does not have a software (it has drivers but nothing I can set options for). Is there any way? This is ...
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Stopping laptop speakers from playing alongside headphones

I recently bought a new Acer Aspire V 13. Having problems listening to headphones because the inbuilt laptop speakers keep playing when I plug in headphones, and I want to be quiet. I have Realtek HD ...
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Send audio to all outputs with individual level control

I have some head phones hooked up to the front jack and some speakers hooked to the rear. In the Realtek Audio Manager I disabled front panel jack detection so I get sound out of both. However I would ...
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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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Headphone jack issue on windows 8

Just this morning I was using my computer normally. Then I started having a problem on my laptop, and I am not getting any audio on my headphones or external speakers. Yet, they are detected: when I ...
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Reinstalled Windows 7, sound won't play through headphone jack

So I recently reinstalled Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition, and though my computer plays sound through the speakers, when I plug any earbuds or headphones into the headphone jack I can't hear ...
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iPod headphone to USB adapter

I have a set of headphones that have controls specifically designed for the iPhone, that is, they send signals through the 3.5mm cable and they are interpreted by the iPhone. I would like to connect ...
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How to set Bluetooth headset microphone as recording device?

I've got these Bluetooth headphones I have connected with my computer. The deal is, I can either choose them to work as high quality audio output OR a VoIP device in "Bluetooth devices" window. If I ...
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Headphones are 'turning on' with awful noise

Headphones do awful noise for 3-7 seconds after some application starts to use them. For example, when I start a computer game or open Youtube video. After the noise they start to sound normally. When ...
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Bluetooth and 2.4GHz wireless audio interference

I just bought a set of Turtle Beach PX5 headphones, which use the 2.404-2.476GHz spectrum for multichannel audio output, and Bluetooth for audio input. The sound is great until I start using the ...
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How do I auto use Bluetooth head phones in OS X when connected?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones that I have successfully paired with OS X. When I connect them I can select "Use Headphones" to switch the routing of audio from the headphone jack to the BT ...
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Can Windows 10 work with headphone remotes?

I'm running Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro but the headphone remote on my Beats Solo 2 doesn't do anything. In OS X, the remote works like how it would with an iPhone (press once to pause song, twice to ...
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When using smaller headphones, how can I minimize pressure-related pain in my auricle?

I have noticed that when using on-ear headphones that lay against my auricles, instead of covering it and laying against my temples, my auricles start to feel painful after an hour or so. It doesn't ...
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Windows 10 HP Pavilion Audio Output Headphone Jack Not Working

My headphone jack randomly stopped working today and I cannot plug in any of my or my friend's earphones or headphones and have the computer recognise it. Yesterday, I was using a set of earphones I ...
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Change audio output of Windows Phone to mono

I recently switched to a Windows Phone, specifically the Microsoft Lumia 640. I am deaf in my left ear and I know that the iPhone has a feature that allows you to set the output of your headphones to ...
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Sound issue wit tactic 3D rage headphone usb port/wire

I bought a new pair of headphones the other day (Tactic 3D rage, USB connected ones) and when i plug them in my computers installs neccesary files (only did ti the first time!), but when i try to run ...
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Issue with laptop headphones sound output

I just used my laptop to connect to a tv via a 3.5mm to RCA cable, then later plugged my headphones into my laptop to watch a video and discovered that I could hear the instrumental parts of tracks, ...
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Routing PC line-in and line-out to USB headphones

I would like to use a single pair of (wireless) headphones at work. Right now I have three(music, Skype, and Cisco). A good pair of USB gaming headphones can solve the first two. What I can't figure ...
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Bluetooth headphones, multipoint, sound distortion during the conversation when listening music

I have Philips SHB8850 headset paired with Android 5.1.1 and computer Windows 10 with Bluetooth driver version Microsoft 10.0.10586.212 (in Bluetooth Settings> Hardware> SHB8850> Properties> Driver). ...
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certain sound stops untill i replug usb headphones

i have steelseries siberia v2 illuminated usb headphones and recently i noticed sound stopping until i replug, and sometimes its only specific sound eg: when i'm playing league of legends and on a ...
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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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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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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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Bluetooth headphones backward compatibility

Couple of days back I have bought Skullcandy uproar bluetooth headset. It works well with mobile phone, but when paired with my Windows 10 laptop, it is detected as handsfree. I could see both '...
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Bluetooth headphones echo voice and have no playback with some applications

I have a pair of Sony mdrxb950bt/b headphones. After pairing them to my Windows 10 laptop, I noticed that it would play back sounds that came through my microphone. According to sony forums, you can ...
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Audio Technica headphones (ATH-M40x) music quality has differing quality when plugged in to computer jack

When I plug my headphones into my Toshiba Satellite PC audio jack they immediatly have the perfect studio that I've come to expect. But after a few seconds, the quality drops by half, and then half ...
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Cannot switch between speaker and headphones

My laptop has just been acting up and I am not sure what caused it. It used to be a normal laptop for the longest time but lately it is showing some weird signs: When laptop restarts, if headphones ...
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Extra long bluetooth headphones

I want to pair a set of headphones to my Windows 10 PC, however want to share them with my partner, are there a extra long set you can get? If I get 2 separate ones will they both still pair with one ...
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Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Drivers for Latitude E6510. Win 7 x64

I need working drivers for Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Drivers for Latitude E6510 on Win 7 x64, so I can connect my bluetooth headphones. On Windows 8 and 10 when I do fresh installation stock ...
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Toshiba Satellite Laptop producing sound from the left side of my headphones (balance is all fine)

I own a new Toshiba Satellite laptop. I haven't dropped it or poured anything on it. As far as I have researched, I have attempted all the logical paths to resolve my headphone issue. Sound ...
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Sound not playing through speakers

I need help with an audio issue. I have tried everything I could think of and more - including suggestion I could get from the various threads. Problem is that, on my windows 7 sony vaio, the sound ...
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Using TRRS headset as a microphone through Mic In?

Say I have a pair of headphones (headphones only, TRS) and a headset (sound and mic, TRRS). Can I plug the headset into the Mic In 3.5mm port and use it as a microphone, while using the other pair ...
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Headphones does not work in windows 10

In Windows 10 x64 my headphones do not work but in other operating systems they do. Speakers work before and after Realtek installing but headphones don't. There is even no headphones device in ...
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headset not connecting via Bluetooth on Windows 8.1

I have this headset : http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HWT8I24 And I have this Bluetooth adapter on my PC: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HF8K0O6 I'm trying to connect the headset to my ...
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Headphone Not Working Well

I was playing a game and a song, suddenly the sound disappeared. I replugged the headset, green and orange wire of Microphone and speaker and it worked. After few minutes this happened again. Now its ...