Speakers are devices that convert audio signals to sound and amplify it to allow users to hear it.

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Audio working on linux but not working on WIndows 7

I'm using a USB powered speaker on my desktop computer running on an ASUS PG5C MX/1333 motherboard. Initially I was using Windows XP during which time the speaker was working fine. Recently I upgraded ...
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External speakers don't work in Windows 7

I'm having a peculiar problem. There is no sound coming from my external speakers. I have an Asus EeePC 1215B with an external set of speakers. And while the onboard speakers of my laptop work ...
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Duplicate Front Boxes sound onto Rear Speakers [duplicate]

I am currently using foobar2000 which has the ability to "Convert Stereo to 4 Channels" by simply duplicating the Front Speakers output to the Rear Speakers. This Sounds really great opposed to the ...
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Samsung NP-100SP No sound from speakers

I have serious problem, I bought Samsung NP-N100SP notebook I installed windows 7 and all drivers. But there is no sound from the speakers, when I put headphones I get sound. The driver (Realtek ...
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Windows 7 use remote PC as speakers?

Is it possible to "export" all sounds from one PC to another so it would act as a remote speaker? I have a media PC connected to my TV and surround system. I'd like to be able to play games, watch ...
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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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How to set up VLC, MPC-HC or KMPlayer to use 5.1 speaker system?

I don't understand why these software do not automatically detect your speaker system and use that or assume 5.1 as default. I imagine most people have 5, 6 or 7.1. In the very least, is there a way ...
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No 3.5mm jack shown under playback devices

I'm trying to repair my friends sound problem in Windows 7. The computer is a HP Media Center PC with Asus M2N68-LA motherboard and onboard audio. I've set up the drivers and the sound card is shown ...
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How can I disable only the left speaker on a Macbook Air?

My left speaker is busted and distorts like crazy. I have gone into System Preferences -> Sound and balanced the sound to the far right. That works, but then when I plug in a USB audio interface or ...
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Can I play audio on my speakers and headset at the same time?

I was wondering if it is possible to use both my speakers and headset at the same time, but for different programs. For example, I would like my headset to be on skype, but i'd also like my speakers ...
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Can I use my iPad to as a speaker for my laptop?

My laptop sound card is not working and I will use ipad's speaker for my laptop with bluetooth pair. For example when I'll watch movie on my laptop, its sound play with my ipad until I fixed my laptop ...
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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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Connecting a JVC home theatre speaker to a computer

I am using a JVC sound system with my TV, and I recently bought a new center speaker to the JVC. I love using spare gadgets to create something, so I decided to use the replaced center speaker with my ...
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Right speaker louder than left speaker at low volume

I have a set of Logitech X-520 speakers. As I gradually turn the volume up from 0%, the right speaker comes in at 5% while the left speaker comes in at 10% and they sound even at about 20%. About 10% ...
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What is the tolerable magnetic field (in Tesla) for a hard disk?

I was wondering what would be the safest magnetic field for a hard drive so that the data inside it is safe and not wiped off? For example I have a 2.1 home theatre system and when I take my android ...
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Thinkpad speaker turns mute - Linux Codec issue?

At some point a few days ago the speakers on my Lenovo Thinkpad T410 (Model number: 2537A11) suddenly stopped working randomly. This error happens every time I watch a video or listen to a music file. ...
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Will “stereo mix” work with an amplifier?

I have realtek sound card, and trying to record sound with Java sound API. My PC's speakers are connected with an amp. and my mic is connected with amp. Now, if I play an audio file, and sing through ...
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How do I configure what connector maps to which speaker?

I have a Medion Erazer X6811 laptop running Windows 7. I'm trying to plug in this 5.1 channel headphone which works like 5.1 speakers. I plugged the 3 connectors into the laptop, and set the computer ...
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Whine emanating from soundsystem, independent of volume, on Ubuntu 12.04

When ever I plug in my headphones in to my computer's headphone jack, on Ubuntu, I get a constant whine that is independent of volume or any other modification I make on alsamixer. I do not have a mic ...
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how do I make my computer only play through my speaker even if headphones are plugged in?

My mini-jack input is broken, so my computer(HP pavilion dv6 Notebook) thinks there is headphones plugged in at all times. If I physically press lightly on the headphone intput location, speakers ...
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Why is the volume mixer showing no sound?

My computer's sound worked perfectly yesterday. I locked the computer, went home for the night, came back today, and now this. NO SETTINGS WERE TOUCHED. If I open playback devices, the little meter ...
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How to prevent unauthorized access to bluetooth speakers?

I have the Soundsticks Wireless speakers. They support bluetooth but also have a regular 3.5mm audio jack. My issue is that neighbors can pair with the speakers and play audio and I don't know how to ...
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Sound only from the right speaker

I'm using S/PDIF and I only get sound from the right speaker plus the subwoofer. I've checked the balance settings: Adjusting #1 does nothing. Adjusting #2 affects the right speaker. I've also ...
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Sound - headset not toggling between default Speakers to Headphones when present

In my asusg75vw Republic of Gamers laptop (win7-64bit ultimate) my laptop is not sensing when there are headphones present. In other words it won't toggle between the default speaker settings and the ...
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Is it possible to sync the timing of music to airplay with local speakers?

I want to buy some speakers and an airport express, or some airplay speakers and stream stuff like BBC Radio to the speakers, while also playing it on my own system. First of all, I understand I need ...
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Replacing broken internal notebook / laptop speakers

I have a laptop with broken internal speakers. It is out of warranty. How should I proceed in order to replace them?
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Altec Lansing VS4121: Dismantling the satellite speaker

Does anyone know how to dismantle the satellite speakers to a VS4121? I need to replace the coaxial cable, and I can't find any screws to unscrew. I've managed to pry off the speaker grill, but not ...
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What kind of cable is this and how far can it be extended?

I just bought a 5.1 surround sound system for my computer and need to extend the speakers so I can have some behind the couch. They look like this: I'm pretty sure its RCA, but I've never messed ...
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External speakers make buzzing noise when laptop is plugged in

Any powered external speakers I connect to my laptop make a buzzing noise when my laptop is plugged in. I also have battery-powered noise-canceling headphones that make the buzzing if noise canceling ...
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Play audio through another computer's speakers

I used to have Bluesoleil bluetooth bundle and I was able to play audio through my desktop computer from my laptop. Is there any alternative software bundle that will do the same purpose but over ...
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Letting my Windows 8 PC turn screen and speakers on/off

I use Windows 8 Pro, 64 bits. My computer is a desktop one, with both screen and speakers as separate pieces. A few months ago, I was in awe when I discovered that you can make it so that the ...
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Is there a difference between speaker and headphone jacks/ports?

I have a 2.1 speaker setup going into my computer, but primarily plug them into the headphone jack as it is easier to access. I do this because I switch between a couple different devices with these ...
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Setting up two 2.1 speakers sets as a 5.1 system

I have two sets of Logitech Z313 (as well as another pair of speakers from before). Each Z313 has a sub-woofer and two speakers. Is there a way I can set these up to make a 5.1 system or something ...
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Does static damage computer speakers?

I recently got a new pair of Klipsch Promedia 2.1's for my laptop. I unplug my laptop a lot to take it around but today the audio plug touched my plug for my monitor and a bit of static came out of ...
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Constant hissing from PC speakers after bumping front panel

I have a desktop PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with externally-powered speakers connected to the "front" and "rear" speaker jacks on the rear panel of the motherboard. Over the weekend, the front panel of ...
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Speakers will not work after I use USB Headset

I am trying to configure my SteelSeries Siberia V2 Frost USB Headset to work with my 2.0 speakers using a jack. My goal is to find a easy way (no restart) to switch playback from my headset and my ...
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Which connector do I need for a “line level” subwoofer?

I've got a separate pair of speakers and I'm looking at adding a subwoofer (this, specifically). I noticed on the detail page it's inputs are listed as such: Inputs: Speaker level, line level If ...
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Strange sound from Laptop, Microphone, Speakers or Soundcard?

I have recently purchased a second hand computer. There didn't seem to be anything wrong with it on purchasing, however recently I have noticed a small issue. Any time I play sound or listen through ...
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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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Lenovo X1 Carbon, Win7 - speakers do not mute when plugging in headphones

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon running windows 7. When I plug in headphones the internal speakers do not mute. Also, the mic input seems to come from internal mic, even when a headset is connected. The ...
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240v speakers into 110v outlet

Can I plug a pair of 240v computer speakers into 110v wall outlet? Plugging in the reverse (110v speaker in to 220v wall outlet) I assume would destroy the device in question but if I provide lower ...
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Logitech speakers [closed]

How do I connect my Logitech Z-2300 speakers to my 24-in (early 2008) desktop Mac? There are no Logitech drivers available. Speakers work on my pc (windows)?
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How do I force Windows to play sound through the speakers only when a USB headset isn't connected?

I'm using a speaker set connected through the green audio jack and a headset which I connect through USB. My problem is that every time I connect/disconnect my headset, I have to go through a lot of ...
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Two different subwoofers aren't working on my machine or my phone

I have speakers that come with my computer. Two small desktop speakers and a subwoofer with a base volume control on the back. It's worked for years. I was listening to Spotify on my speakers as loud ...
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How to stop videos on news sites from overriding my speaker mute

Just recently I have found when clicking on news stories that their advertisement and news videos start up automatically and that if I have set the speakers to mute that it overrides this. I then ...
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Play microphone through computer speakers Windows XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I redirect sound coming in from the mic to the speakers output How to output microphone directly to speakers? I would like to play sound from microphone ...
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How can I easily connect and disconnect my bluetooth speakers in windows 8?

I have a bluetooth speaker system in my windows 8.Is there any other way of connecting and disconnecting without re-adding the device with its drivers/going out of range and turning off bluetooth in ...
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How to turn off the computer's built-in speaker [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only to Turn off builtin speakers? I have a Dell computer and I use ear phones to listen to music. Sometimes I turn on the music and forget to plug my ear phones in and ...
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Connecting a laptop to a home theater system sub-woofer

I have a Sony DVD Home Theatre System (DAV-DZ340) and an Asus U47A laptop. I want my laptop's audio to come out of the 5.1 home theater sound system instead of the laptop speakers. Can I somehow ...
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How to repair Creative Inspire Speakers 2.1 Volume Control Wheel?

Due to dust or so, the Volume Control Wheel does not work properly. Volume goes to one speaker, and other gets muted. Vice versa. When I carefully turn the wheel sometimes the Volume works properly or ...