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Win7 Audio - Default Device and Default Communications Device not working together

What do you do when these two devices interrupt each other in such a way, that you for example can't initiate or take a skype call with the default communications device while listening to music or ...
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When microphone is activated, bluetooth headset speakers produce noise

I'm using an August EP 650, connected via Bluetooth dongle to my desktop PC running Windows 7. The headphones work as intended. But as soon as I activate the microphone in windows settings (these ...
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Bluetooth headset is paired but cant stream music

I want to play music with bluetooth with my headset. - My headset is working on my Android devices. - No driver error on windows. - The headset seems to be connected. The operation "List To Music" ...
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can't get bluetooth headset + Mouse + keyboard to work together

I have an alienware Dell PC and a normal Bluetooth USB adaptor with a data transfer rate of up to 3mbps. Connected to this Bluetooth adaptor I have a pair of Bluetooth Bose headphones. When connected ...
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How to use two headsets on one sound card

I have two headsets (so headphone + microphone) and I would like to use both of them at the same time on my laptop. Is it possible to use two Y-connectors, one for sound and one for audio-streaming? ...
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USB headset audio out garbled only during game playing

I just purchased a SteelSeries Siberia V2 Arctic USB Headset, and the audio quality is fantastic for both input and output unless I'm playing a video game. The sound quality will drop as if the ...
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Headset – sound, but no microphone – sound & microphone good on other computer

Headset – sound, but no microphone – sound & microphone good on other computer I plugged in a Logitech G230, and I got sound. I could not get my microphone to work. I tested the headset on ...
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Mapping Mouse to Oculus Rift?

I am constructing a VR headset using my iPod touch and some free software. The software, FreeTrackNoIR, allows for Mouselook output, which is what I am using to control the Oculus Rift game. However, ...
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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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Using an adapter to plug an xbox headset into a PC

I've recently started PC gaming after a few years using Xbox. I now want to play TF2 with a friend, but since TF2 is quite tactical, we need to communicate. I have a headset for xbox that I no longer ...
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sennheiser MM550 bluetooth wireless headset will not connect to windows 8.1

I have sennheiser MM550 headset that is not recognized by windows 8.1 but works fine with windows 7. Why hasn't Microsoft come up with a driver or a fix to install these nice high price wireless ...
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How can I reverse the sound from my headset - windows 8

I have a problem with my sound board. For any headset which I have and who doesnt have an own soundboard, my notebook sound board send wrong sound to the headset, i mean that on the right side I can ...
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I can't install headset drivers

I bought new headset (Razer kraken 7.1) and I have some issues with them. When I plug the headset into my PC, it tries to install 2 same drivers (kraken 7.1 drivers) but both fail. When I plug the ...
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HP Premium Digital headset panning issues

I recently bought the HP PRemium Digital headset from Amazon and have encountered issues ever since I received it. Basically, the audio for the L and R ear are fine... until I pull down the mic. When ...
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HP Premium Digital Headset not detected

I recently bought a HP Premium Digital Headset, a usb-headset with mic. Now the problem is that my computer sees it as an unknown device. I am therefore not able to use my headset. So my computer ...
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Why/how does switching devices “invalidate” the Bluetooth connection?

Sorry if the title is confusing, couldn't really come up with a more descriptive one. So I have a soundbar (Samsung HW-F450) with Bluetooth. I can and I do connect to it from my laptop to listen to ...
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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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Realtek doesn't recognize 4pin Headset

I have a headset with a 4-pin 3.5mm jack that I would like to use on my desktop at work. The front panel has two 3.5mm jacks. One with just the headset icon and the other with the headset and the ...
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Turning on lamp pauses sound in my headset

I have my headset connected to my PC with USB. When I turn on my lamp on my table (fluorescent) the music from my headset pauses for about a second while the lamp powers up. Then it's back to normal. ...
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Hear myself in Asus Orion Pro headset

I can hear myself in Asus Orion Pro headset when I'm talking. I believe that this is a kind of configuration problem, could you help me please? Solution: Control Panel -> Sound -> Properties -> ...
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Streaming, Virtual Audio Cable and Gamecom 780

I'm streaming various games and I used VAC to direct the sound from Skype to the headphones so the FFSplit only picks up Line 1. Worked wonders. Now though, I moved onto the Gamecom 780's which use ...
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Shortcut for turning on/off speakers

I have USB headset and in order to use my speakers i have to turn off headset from sound menu. I have made shortcut to this menu already but having shortcut directly for it would be perfect.
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Why does play/pause on my Bluetooth headset not work with Spotify on Windows 8.1?

In Windows 8 (8.1 specifically) the play/pause button on my Sennheiser Bluetooth A2DP headphones does not play or pause Spotify. The track skip buttons work, but not the play/pause button. Windows 8 ...
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Is there way to tweak the headphones/mic combo jack to accept only input?

I have a laptop with 2 jacks: 1 is a headphones jack, and the other is a headphones/mic combo jack. Both 3.5mm. However, I have a headset that comes with 2 plugs, a mic and a headphones plug. So, I ...
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Turtle Beach Headset Chat Volume Wheel on Windows

I have this headset http://www.turtlebeach.com/product-detail/headsets-legacy/ear-force-x11/235 I am using it with a Windows 8.1 PC using digital audio out on my motherboard (no dedicated sound ...
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Sennheiser PC360 Microphone Suddenly Stopped Working

Just recently, my Sennheiser PC360's microphone stopped working. Yesterday Night, it was working 100% fine. Muting correctly, un-muting, volume boosting, etc. I woke up this morning, and got into a ...
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microphone of headset picks up sound from speakers of headset

I am having a problem that the microphone picks up sound from the speakers. If I turn the volume of the speakers down, then the microphone does not pick it up but then conversation is unnatural as I ...
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Staticy Turtle Beach Mic

I've views tens of threads and links online about hissing Turtle Beaches and such. Easy solution was that I plugged the USB part into the wall and the mic / audio in my PC. Now that was the solution ...
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Troubles connecting Bluetooth headset

I've installed drivers and paired a headset, and everything works fine at this moment, I can make a call via Skype, etc. However when headset is turned off and than on again, everything stops working. ...
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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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Sound not working after a few minutes

I've been having this error recently and I thought it was due to Skype since when I had Skype open I couldn't hear sound. After the call I had to reboot to get sound. Then I was just watching a ...
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Not hearing all sounds with new headset. Issue with headset or computer?

I recently purchased a Plantronics GameCon 380 headset for gaming, mostly for LOTRO. They have 3.5mm plugs for headphones and microphone. When plugged in, I am only hearing background (environmental) ...
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Audio playback device already in use

I have a headset: Creative SB Recon3D. Since today (after power went out) sound doesn't work through my headset on the PC, it works fine on a Playstation 3. I have Windows 7 64x. When I go to ...
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Connecting a Razer Tiamat 7.1

I have a box with a AsRock z77 extreme4 motherboard. Just got a new headset, which is a Razer Tiamat 7.1. Both devices state they support 7.1 channel surround. There is however a mismatch between the ...
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Connecting Steelseries Cross Platform to 360 with monitor

So I'm trying to connect it to my 360 with my desktop monitor but no luck. For reference, it has either green/pink audio out and mic cables, or audio out and a USB connector. It says on their website ...
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Problems maintaining connection to bluetooth headset in Windows 8

Until a few days ago I was using a bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager PLT510) regularly and without issue in Windows 7, primarily for making calls in Google Talk. I then upgraded to Windows 8 and ...
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Steelseries Sibera Crossplatform Mac

So I need to get a new headset and I've been looking for one that will work on all the devices I plan to use it on (PC, Mac, XBOX) and came across this: ...
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USB Microphone is creating a beeping noise

I recently bought another headset, as my other ones were creating a lot of static noise. I used to have 3 headsets which worked fine in the past, but cause a lot of static noise now, they were all ...
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Notebook refusing to use headset microphone over built-in webcam mic

I'm running Windows 7 on an MSI GX740 notebook with Realtek's HD Audio drivers (updated) and recently purchased a Turtle Beach X12 headset. The headset's mic is analog, and when I plug it in my ...
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Sennheiser pc 333d can only set to stereo

I just bought a Sennheiser pc 333d headset, installed the driver and everything, but at the last step I have to go into my sound settings and set the headset to 7.1. however I only have the option for ...
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PC does not automatically switch back when Headphones are plugged out of Front Panel audio jack

I have a Xonar DS sound card and a BitFenix Shinobi Case. When I plug in my Headphones into the front panel audio jack the speakes automatically mute and I can hear sound from the headphones, but when ...
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Bluetooth Headset drivers on Windows 7

I have a Dell Precision with integrated bluetooth from work. I wanted to connect either one of my two bluetooth headsets (Plantronics UC Voyager Pro v2 and Sennheiser MM450X) in order to make calls ...
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Bought a new headset. Headphones work, mic does not

My steelseries siberia v2 headset arrived today. I plugged the headphones and mic into my ASUS VH236H monitor which is connected to my PC via HDMI. The headphones receive sound just fine, but the mic ...
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Getting Logitech USB headset to work on Debian

I am attempting to get a Logitech USB headset to work on my Debian Squeeze computer. However, no matter what I do, there is no sound. I've already tried everything I could find on Google with no luck. ...
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Sennheiser 151 headset; microphone not working when using the native connector (without USB adapter) - why?

when I am directly connecting the headset (Sennheiser 151) with my Dell XPS 15 laptop without using the little plug-to-USB-adapter (SpeedLink SL-8850-SBK VIGO USB Soundcard (is what the tiny label on ...
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Can't use Arctic P311 bluetooth headset

I am using the Arctic P311 headset, with a Rocketfish bluetooth mini USB adapter. The operating system is Windows 7 64 bit SP1. The headset seems to be detected fine by the adapter. The computer ...
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Bluetooth headset buzzing background noise when playing sound

I have this buzzing background noise when any sound is played, including for example the small ping when you adjust the volume of headset/speakers that Windows plays. I've checked that all ...
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c-media / gigaware usb headset driver

I have a USB headset (made by Gigaware) which has been working fine for years in my Win 7 machine. But now the device shows up as 'C-media USB headset' in the 'unknown' devices part of Device Manager ...
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How do I get audio to auto switch between devices? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Changing default playback device on Windows 8 Whenever I'm watching something on Chrome or playing a game and decided to plug a headset in or unplug it and go to ...
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I have nice headphones. Need a wireless USB microphone so I don't have to switch to a headset to make a call

Right now, I have a pair of Sennheiser HD595 headphones. They are plugged into a DAC/headphone amp. I spend all day listening to music through them and they sound awesome. Then, for making calls, I ...