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Remote synchronized TV show watching

My significant other and I want to watch recorded TV shows together. Problem is: we live a few hundred kilometers apart and only see each other on the weekends, which we want to use for seeing mutual ...
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How to cast Skype audio to TV from Nexus 7 via Chromecast?

I just unwrapped and plugged in my new Chromecast dongle. Owning a Samsung Smart TV w/ DLNA, it covers most of the Chromecast capabilities anyway, but I wanted wireless means to mirror my Nexus 7 ...
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24 views

Re-routing audio into skype with a separate program on windows

Recently skype stopped working with my microphone (what I hear is sent, not what I say). It works fine in everything else, but skype doesn't work well with it and I use skype to communicate with a lot ...
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14 views

Voxal Voice Changer Lag/Slow mo

I bought Voxal Voice Changer few mounts ago.It works great, but now when i use an effect with pitch it's kinda lag, i hear my voice (on preview mode) and anyone else on skype in Slow Motion. But only ...
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0answers
12 views

how can I use internal speakers on a thinkpad?

I want to use an external mic (regular headphone jack) and internal speakers. when I connect the microphone, it works well, but then I can't hear a thing (I use Skype). I tried to change input/output ...
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570 views

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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Windows 8 lowering down volume of applications when it detects communications - yet setting is set to “Do nothing.”

Title pretty much explains everything. In my sound settings under the "Communications" tab, I have Windows set to "Do nothing" when communications are detected, yet it still lowers other applications. ...
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104 views

Is there a way to control the volume of the Skype App in Windows 8.1?

So I'm using the Skype app in Windows 8.1 and my wife stepped away from her computer. Her TV is on and whatever show is on turned to a loud car chase. I could just mute my whole computer, but I'd like ...
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15 views

any software to receive sounds uninteruptly from remote PC

I have used team Viewer but the problem is when I access remote PC it uses more processing for desktop sharing. in the process it occupies more than 10-30% of processing. But enabling the call feature ...
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1answer
53 views

Sound redirected to speaker output

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 - 180 laptop with Win7 64-bit. The problem is that when Skype is open (especially during a call) and I start playing a Youtube video all sound is redirected to the ...
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64 views

Voice Activation Microphone

I wondered if any of you knew any ways to activate your microphone on a specific level of volume, so that it will disable if the volume is lower than X. If any of you have TeamSpeak, it's built in ...
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1answer
36 views

Is there a way to stream certain sounds through my mic?

So for example, if I wanted to stream music from youtube through my headset to the people in my skype call, is there any way I can do that?
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1answer
189 views

Windows 7/Bluetooth Headset : Microphone has disappeared

Windows 7/64 using Skype with H800 Logitech Headset. I can still hear through the headset but the microphone does not work and as far as Windows is concerned the H800 no longer has a microphone. This ...
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2k views

Free solution to create a virtual sound device in Windows? (Skype speakers both virtual and real)

Trying to learn how to record a Skype conversation, I found here that this can be done on a Mac with Audacity and other free applications (by adding an aggregated device and a multi-output device in ...
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6answers
2k views

How do I voice-chat with my friend on PC, sharing my screen and game audio without mixing in their voice?

I consider myself a tech-savvy person, but this audio-related problem I don't know how to solve. Imagine the following situation: You're chatting with a friend using Skype to show them what's on your ...
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97 views

how to enable microphone redirection in remote desktop

0 down vote favorite Is there a way to redirect the Microphone connected to my Local Machine to the Remote Server (hp thin client 5730w with embedded windows xp as local machine/ windows 7 as a ...
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1answer
780 views

how to enable remote microphone on remote desktop

I just directly connect my thin client(with embedded os) to remote machine(windows 7) via rdp. The problem is once I try to test the audio via skype , it seems that the audio/microphone of the remote ...
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36 views

Microphone High Pitch on First Call

Usually when I start into a Skype call the microphone makes me sound like a chipmunk. To fix the problem I have to exit the call and restart the call which fixes the issue. Changing the quality of the ...
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2answers
2k views

Skype cutting out and skipping my voice

In Skype calls, sooner or later my voice starts cutting in and out; mid sentence my voice will go silent for several seconds, with no quality loss outside of the cut out. Sometimes instead my voice ...
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1answer
307 views

Skype can't hear me

This is driving me crazy. My friends can't hear my voice when I make a call using Skype. Here's the scenario: Windows Sound Recorder correctly records my voice and I can hear my voice when I ...
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0answers
31 views

Virtual Audio Cable prevents other applications from using line 2

So I have VAC setup like this: http://imgur.com/a/Pxkq2 This setup runs perfectly, however, when I try to set my skype/teamspeak/etc to output to line 2, so that it's 2 seperate channels when I ...
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0answers
64 views

Windows 7 with two paired bluetooth devices only lists one in Sounds

Due to my wired-ocd tendencies I recently purchased: a bluetooth stereo speaker a bluetooth headset with in-built microphone a usb bluetooth dongle I use Skype daily and would like to use the ...
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77 views

How can I hear music through my notebook speakers when the earphones are plugged in

I have HP folio 13-1020us with original windows 7. When the earphones are plugged in. music played on the web goes to the earphones. I want it to go to the speakers. I know its possible because when ...
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1answer
52 views

Linux as a VMWare Player Guest - Audio Performance?

I would like to be able to make phone calls in a Linux guest under VMWare Player. At this point I have a Linux Mint (Olivia, Cinnamon) in which both Skype and Google Chat phone calls are choppy, ...
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1answer
221 views

How can I run Skype under an SELinux sandbox?

I would like to run Skype under an SELinux sandbox, to protect my computer. However I get the following error: usr/bin/skype: error while loading shared libraries: /lib/libQtWebKit.so.4: cannot ...
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1answer
450 views

I can't hear my boyfriends speakers when he's sharing his screen to show a video

So ever since the new update Skype has been pretty bad. My boyfriend likes to share his screen with me so we can watch the video together, but now because of the update I can't hear the sound from his ...
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3answers
23k views

How can I separate my speaker and headphones sound?

I am using Windows 7, and I want to separate the sounds of my headphones and speakers so I can talk to my friends on Skype while my parents are listening to music on the speakers. Is there any way I ...
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2answers
384 views

Skype mutes all other sounds [Ubuntu 12.04 LTS]

When I start up Skype, my audio is fine. But once a sound comes out of skype, all other sounds get muted. Skype isn't playing a sound or anything. It just mutes all other sounds until I restart. HP ...
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1answer
3k views

Stream PC audio to Skype [duplicate]

Is there any simple solution to stream the output system/application sound to Skype, as the microphone input? For example - I want my contact to hear the YouTube video being played at the same time. ...
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6answers
21k views

How do I force Windows 7 to play only through headphones?

Okay to make things clear; I'm going to give a step by step of what happened. I've got a brand new laptop, and while installing stuff everything was fine. When I'd plug in headphones in the 3.5mm ...
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0answers
306 views

Skype video turns off

I've been having a problem with Skype on a Mac System running 10.8. Whenever I start a video call with a contact, my video feed turns itself off after various amounts of time. The option to turn the ...
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0answers
191 views

Anyway to have Audio output come through 2 headsets?

So I have a pretty unique sound setup for my YouTube recording... I have Virtual Audio Cable installed with 3 cables (PC Audio, Skype and an Output), I don't use the Audio Repeaters, instead I use ...
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1answer
530 views

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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1answer
47 views

My USB head phoness only let me use skype

My USB headphones (microsoft lifechat LX-3000) only let me here skype and my computers programe to test if your speakerss/ headphones are working. i can get it to sound off a browser or my games ...
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114 views

Control game audio and chat audio separately with keyboard shortcuts

I have Logitech G510 Keyboard with all of these extra "G-Buttons" on the side, is there a way I can put these buttons to use by controlling game/chat volume separately when pressing the buttons? ...
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5answers
7k views

Sound goes through speakers eventhough headphone is plugged in on HP notebook

I have a HP Pavilion dv4-1101tu notebook. Currently it is running on Windows 7. All devices are installed correctly with their driver softwares. When I make a call over Skype with my headphone ...
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1answer
483 views

Skype mutes In-game sounds

When I launch Skype at the same time as a game (Killing Floor), all my in-game sounds are muted. I can still hear my friends on Skype, but I can't hear any in-game sounds. I'm using Windows 8 and ...
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5answers
639 views

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 ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I prevent volume changes by the playback manager?

The problem is that starting a Skype call in the Modern UI app lowers the volume of anything else I have running, including other apps that are running in the foreground alongside it. I already know ...
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1answer
143 views

Skype effect injection?

Let's say I'm in a conversation with a friend, and I wanna show him a music but I don't have a link that directs to it but I do have the file. I want skype to transfer specific sound effects to the ...
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2answers
15k views

How to disable microphone auto increase in volume?

My friend on Skype constantly has his microphone volume increased automatically. After he says something in a loud voice the microphone goes back to normal. This also happens on RaidCall. It seems ...
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1answer
200 views

Video conferencing software that allows a participant to mute individual users

Have a few people working in an office and then a few more people working from home. We would all like to video chat skype-style, but for the people in the office, everything that is said by someone ...
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1answer
137 views

Outputting and Inputting audio from two headsets on OSX 10.6

Is there any software or tool that will allow me to use two headsets (both logitech), effectively as one device? Both work on their own, and I tried creating an aggregate device, but when I try to use ...
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1answer
2k views

Way of hearing myself in my headphones when talking on Skype? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to listen to the input sound on Mac OS X? Is there a way of hearing myself in my headphones when talking on Skype? Essentially intentional feedback. The ...
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1answer
188 views

How can I see participant volume levels on Skype version 5?

The old version of Skype used to show volume levels for each participant in a call, but the new version does not. Is there a way to get these back? I could install the old version again, but I feel ...
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1answer
102 views

Skype Sound Device issue

When I get a ping in my Skype, the sound immediately plays in Laptop's sound card and switches back to the jack plugged in. How to control this behavior?
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1answer
615 views

How to create a virtual input in windows from an audio stream

Great to find this forum full of knowledge. I was wondering if anyone knew of an application or other work around to create a virtual input device in windows. I have a IP cam app on my android ...
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1answer
3k views

Listen an audio file in a Skype conversation

In a Skype conversation I'd like that the other person could hear an audio file (with enough quality to be understood). I have a Real Player file (.ram) and I want to play it, pause it , forward it ...
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1answer
764 views

Why does my computer switch to default speakers when someone calls me on Skype?

I was listening to a Youtube video with my head phones in a library. Suddenly, when someone called me on Skype, the audio reverted to the computer's default speakers, blasting the Skype call ring and ...
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2answers
798 views

Skype making noises loud when using headphones on a HP pavilion dv6

Sounds made by Skype are loud when using headphones. The volume of the sound is independent of the volume control. I have tried contacted HP support but they did not help.