Questions about using headphones with your computer.

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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 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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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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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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Linux noob trying to get headset to work

I am trying to get my headset (Logitech H390) to work on a new linux installation (centos 6.4). Unfortunately I am unable to hear anything from the headset. I have tried several options from the sound ...
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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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Let headphone plays more quietly

I have Logitech H340 headphones with a USB-connector. When I plug-in the USB-connector, the headphone volume is too loud, even if I set the volume of my Windows 10 PC to one percent (less is ...
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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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Simultaneous use of A2DP and HFP bluetooth profiles

Is there any general support for this in any OS? I'm trying to use my Sennheiser URBANITE XL Wireless headphones to play a game on Windows 10 and talk on Teamspeak simultaneously. I can't figure out ...
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Sony Bluetooth headphones are Paired and Connected, but there is no sound

Ref: Sony sony MDR-ZX770BN-Headphones On my Computer (windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit, Under Manage Bluetooth Devices it shows that the MDR-ZX770BN headphones are Paired and Connected, but there is no sound. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 configuration

I have got 2 PC with MS Windows 7 Pro. Ther first one shows the Headphone Icon and the second does not. But both of them have headphones inputs and everything works fine. What I need is to configure ...
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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 ...
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Sound issue, microphone

I just got a MSI motherboard and when I installed the drivers, the sound went down the toilet. I have fixed my audio, but not my microphone. I use headphones with USB and 3, 5mm jack's behind the ...
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Windows makes white noise on headphone jack after startup until first system sound occurs

I have continous white noice on the headphone jack after Windows starts. It goes away after a quite loud bang in my headphones when the first system sound plays, for example when you connect a mouse ...
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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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Windows 8 Audio not playing properly through headphones

Very recently, my headphones have stopped playing audio properly in windows 8 (The issue is not due to the headphones as they work properly with other devices, nor should it be the sound card since ...
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Headset microphone's quality is poor only for one computer

Whenever I plug my headset into my computer its microphone quality gets bad. However when I try the headset on other computers/iPads it works fine. The headset is a Turtle Beach Z11 Earforce. My ...
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Bizarre behavior of headphones minijack

I was listening to music, sitting very still, when my headphones suddenly stopped playing on the right channel. I thought to myself: "no, not again" and searched the web for possible software ...
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My headphones for my windows 8 laptop are showing as “not plugged in”, but they are

I have logitech headphones that have two jacks(one for mic and one for sound) but when I plug them in, both the mic and sound show up as not plugged in. I've played sound through a usb port connected ...
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Headphone Jack Messed Up Audio [possibly jack power supply?]

I'll get right to it: When using earbuds (plugged only into my laptop's dedicated headphone jack), the sound coming out is distorted. Sound cuts in and out and has a strange "echo"-like effect ...
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Can't hear any sound with headphones in windows, but can in ubuntu

I have a (Dual booted) Dell Inspiron N5110 with IDT High Definition Audio CODEC and Windows 7. In Windows 7, I can hear sound from the speakers, but when I plug headphones in, I can't hear anything ...
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audio volume sounds not balanced

I just noticed when I plugged my headphones to my acer laptop the volume on the right side is a little lower than the left side. I checked the volume setting in control pannel and the balanced is in ...
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Can I use wired and wireless headphones in the same time?

I have a bluetooth headphones which work with my windows 8 machine. I want both: wired and wireless headphones to work in the same time. But if wireless headphones device is connected to a machine, ...
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Windows 8: “Listen to this device” under Stereo Mix has no effect

Alright, so background first: I want to put my speakers and headphones on separate devices, but I also want audio to play on both devices at the same time. I plan to do this by enabling Stereo Mix ...