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As you have already determined it is a hardware issue, what you must do next is determine if there is a way to repair this particular hardware. As it is a desktop, the solution could be as simple as purchasing a new discrete audio card and installing it. These are usually quite inexpensive for the basic sound cards.


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Sounds like hardware problem. If you checked a few different OS's, especially ones that worked fine yesterday, that's about it. Could download & try some different linux iso's (for cd/usb)... Is it a separate sound card you can remove & try a new one? Or try the card on another computer & see if it works there. But, if it's built-in sound you ...


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Since I posted this, I learned of Chrome's create application shortcuts and have been using this in-lieu of a native app. It's not a native app, but it get the job done. A quick Google search also reveals a number of apps available in the Windows App store: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/search#q=soundcloud&s=Store&ocid=appscle_search ...


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Have you tried installing the drivers from ASUS? www.asus.com/Motherboards/RAMPAGE_FORMULA/HelpDesk_Download/ The Audio driver says SoundMAX, but a thread at TomsHardware said it also resolved problems for Supremefix II. Locating driver files manually Do you have a backup of of your old Win 7 install before upgrading to 8.1? Drivers should be located in ...


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If you use Realtek HD Audio with front & back panel jack, and you got a "plugged / unplugged device message" , here`s the simple solution for this problem. Recommended for those who have tried everything else: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsfBJdAE-Z4&list=UUzsU8j3B8ZvgJ1v-7536DhQ


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Add this line under [www.facebook.com] in override.ini Multimedia|PlayBackgroundSound = 0


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You can use CloudDeck with Adobe Air. Will work for Windows, Mac, or Linux this way. Looks like it has some track suggestion features, although I have not delved deeply in to the feature set.


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I'm not aware there is such an option neither in Opera 12.16 or 12.17. By entering preferences (Alt+P), under "Advanced" tab, in "Notifications" section, you can access all options related to sound in Opera.


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Windows Media Player does not seem to like MP3 audio with sample rates less than 32 KHz in MP4 container format. I tested WMP 12 in Windows 7. I'm unsure what the MP4 container specifications define regarding this issue, but you have several options to deal with this limitation: Use a different player VLC works and is a great player. This option has the ...


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I came here though a google query "displayport sound gone", and wanted to leave a solution that worked for me. After running a driver update, for some reason the playback device was disabled under the device manager. Simply re-enabling it fixed my problem.


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Do you have your Skype or any other similar program on? If yes then please shut it down or disable automatic mic level input in skype. By default it remains on. So it affects the mic slider of windows. I had problem in Audacity. The line level use to go right and left. I wondered why, but then there was intuitive spark. I exited the skype and things became ...


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Computer came with no OS on it. I am assuming that it could be a speaker problem, because when I plug in the jack-aux connector to radio, sound works fine. No strange noises or smth... I will try again with Ubuntu for starters, but also I am going back to seller...


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Did the original HD (with windows I'm guessing?) make the same sounds? If not, maybe there's a special or updated hardware driver you need, ASUS should have some drivers available to download, maybe it's missing from your other old Win7 install. But, if the original HD and OS still makes the sound, that's as far as I would go for troubleshooting a brand-new ...


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You listed all the things that I would try. First I would see if there's any drivers for the speakers and if there are, download and install them. If that doesn't work, then the next step would be to boot into a different OS (e.g. any linux distro from a live cd) and see if you still get problems. If that didn't work, and if you can open up the laptop ...


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The problem: There are two different 'default' devices. One for communications (Skype, Teamspeak, etc.) and one for everything else (e.g. games). The solution: Unplug the headphones, and set the speakers as both the 'default device' and the 'default communications device'. Now it should look like this: Everything will play through the speakers. Plug ...


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Did you changed the Audio Controller to "SoundBlaster 16" (Under Setting, Audio) ? If you already did, it might be VirtualBox bug on SB16 emulation, refer to https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12425 for more details. If it is the case, you might try DOSBox. Here is the comparision between Vbox and DOSBox ...


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The monitor will have either an input jack (green surround) for the speakers [old style] or it will be carried over HDMI [new style]. If you're lucky it will still have the old style connector, as I'm very doubtful a 5200 would have HDMI


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Now I've had the motherboard arrive I can answer this myself - yes it does work :) Did exactly as I hoped above, just plugged a jumper onto the S/PDIF connector on the board, ran it outside the case and to my surround sound system and Windows 7 was working properly with 5.1 sound immediately after install :)


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In order to fix your problem, please follow below instructions: Step 1 Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap "Settings", and then tap "Change PC settings". But if you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen and move the mouse pointer up. Then click "Settings" and "Change PC settings". Step 2 Tap or click "update and ...


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Maybe you could use SleepWatcher (running with Mac OS X 10.5 to OS X 10.10). Is a command line tool (daemon) for OS X that monitors sleep, wakeup and idleness of a Mac. It can be used to execute a Unix command when the Mac or the display of the Mac goes to sleep mode or wakes up, after a given time without user interaction or when the user resumes ...


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Here's what eventually solved my problem. I downloaded USBDeview which lists the entire history of every device you connected via usb. After viewing the entire history of every device ever connected via usb, I noticed several were from years back by looking at the last plug/unplug date. I progressively starting selecting devices from 2 years ago and ...


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No, the jack you've pictured is a 3.5mm to RCA adapter and not at all what you want. You should go to your local Radio Shack or equivalent and look for one of these (or just buy this one): StarTech.com Headset adapter for headsets with separate headphone / microphone plugs - 3.5mm 4 position to 2x 3 position 3.5mm M/F ...


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The thing you pulled out of your cable pile is NOT what you need. That thing appears to have two RCA jacks on it, not headphone jacks. Plugging your headphones into them will do nothing, as they are a different type of connector altogether, and only have one conductor in the center. Further you'll notice that the picture you got from the web shows the male ...


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Well, I went back into Control panel and reset sounds to "on". I rebooted and reset them back to "off". That seems to have fixed the problem.


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I removed "enable studio enhancements" and increased my mic boost and it fixed the problem for me. I can now hear any amount of wind going into the microphone in my audio, but other people can hear me on skype. Definately not a solution for any kind of quality recording or skype interviews, but for casual use, I guess my computer mic is just very cheap.


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You can use VLC to do this. But I had trouble getting the mono to actually work. Here's what ended up working for me: Tools > Preferences > Audio > Output. Select ALSA Audio Output. Tools > Preferences. Select the "all" radio button at the bottom. Audio > Filters. Select the mono option ("audio filter for stereo to mono") Restart VLC


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fre:ac supports FLAC to ALAC. fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various popular formats and encoders. Reference fre:ac snapshot 20140223 The Core Audio encoder supports AAC and ALAC formats and is available on Windows if you have iTunes or QuickTime installed. Unfortunately, it can only be used with the 32 bit ...


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If lspci|grep snd_ens1371 gives some output the sound kernel modules are loaded & sound is probably muted in alsamixer. Muted channels show up as 'MM' & can be unmuted by selecting them & pressing M. If alsamixer does not detect a sound card run: alsactl init If you are using pulseaudio check /etc/asound.confcontains a minimum of: pcm.pulse ...


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From make menuconfig, disable Device Drivers -> Sound card support, or if you're editing the .config file, prepend CONFIG_SOUND with a #.


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I had same issue and I fixed it by disabling and re-enabling the headphone under Sounds -> Playback.,


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I go to Google Chrome Browser click on the mic and see how well the browser detects what I am saying. Using the recorder under Accessories is not useful as it just is never ever loud enough.


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Simple solution we used at work for this issue: cheap USB audio dongles from eBay, less than £2.50 apiece. Stick one in the back of the server and it now has an audio device that it can redirect.


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Here is my complete solution for shortcuts for volume up, down, and mute. I use the Spark application to bind key combinations to these scripts (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/14352/spark). The scripts check for the current mute state and handle it, so as to avoid weird problems that can happen if you don't properly control it. Volume up: set vol to ...


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Same problem: Volume scrolls automatically down to zero. Also noticed in 'mouse setting' all settings scrolled to max. Had recently installed drivers update and Microsoft Mouse & Keyboard appeared as an option. Worked fine for a while but then went haywire as above. Using an Anker mouse with USB wireless plugin. My solution: Uninstalled Microsoft ...


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Once you plug in your headset, go to the control panel / audio devices. Set the property of the recording device from headset to standalone mic and switch the boost to full. It is by no means perfect as the sound is fairly weak but the best I managed to get out of it...


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Curiously enough, a fix for me was to add a config file ~/.alsoftrc with the contents: [pulse] allow-moves=yes The java application in my situation (Minecraft on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS) refused to use the audio output that actually worked (digital audio hdmi) and instead defaulted to something that didn't exist, analog audio. Just putting this here for the ...


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I ended up doing a system restore and that solved it. Thanks for the help!


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I just found this great little utility called "VolumeLock" by "Actual Solutions" that locks the volumes of specified audio devices. It comes with a free 14-day trial. After downloading it and trying it for about 30 seconds, I purchased it ($14.95). It can be downloaded at http://www.actualsolution.com/volume-lock/ I hope this helps someone else!


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You can try this: Right Click on the Audio Icon in the bottom right of the taskbar. Select "Recording Devices", then right click on the Microphone you are using and select Properties. Select the Advanced Tab, and uncheck "Allow Applications to take exclusive control of this device" and "Give exclusive mode applications priority". Let me know if that works.


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You should read the compilation guide (this one is for Ubuntu and derivates, but there are others too). You only need libmp3lame installed, so you could simply run apt-get install libmp3lame-dev. Then, run: ./configure --enable-libmp3lame As for your other requirements: For AAC encoding, use -c:a aac -strict experimental and set an appropriate bitrate. ...


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You can turn a speaker into a mono speaker (left channel only) by adding a stereo to mono plug to the cable. You can buy these at an electronic store. Alternatively you may be able to configure your soundcard to output everything in mono, but this is something that not every soundcard supports.


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Alas, after much research, I've learnt that it just isn't possible for the current generation of MacBook Pro laptops (and most of the iMacs!) to output uncompressed 5.1 streams—even when using software capable of outputting them—without buying extra hardware, as the built-in DSP is only capable of stereo output and passing through pre-encoded DTS or Dolby ...


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Have you tried using the mixer option, Left Click on the Speaker that is on the left hand side of your screen near the time, it will give you the speaker volume and a link to Mixer. That is where you will find the volume options for every application that is producing sound, ie chrome. You can only reduce the sound for it there. reference ...


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Regarding microphone: high pitch sound is normal when you apply microphone boost, as it literally boosts up all signal from microphone -- including the background noise; this is what you hear. Normally, when microphone boost is disabled and microphone volume is set to 100, background noise should be minimal / not be noticeable, but many laptops (even ...


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It seems like an an operating system issue in managing audio devices, please try the following steps and see if that helps, Please select the ear phones as default device using "Set Default" option as shown the picture. Try with different jack and different earphone to isolate the issue with the hardware or OS


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The correct ALSA device name to run on PulseAudio would be default. Apparently, soundmodem does not allow to use this device name. You have to disable PulseAudio temporarily and let that program use the ALSA device directly.


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Is there any actual difference in the way a standard stereo system and computer speakers handle the audio output of a computer? Electrically both accept line-level audio signals, but the typical connectors are different. Computer speakers use TRS (3 conductor) 3.5mm connectors. The typical consumer stereo system (i.e. the preamp input) uses RCA (phono) ...


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There's a few elements here The size of your speakers determines the frequency range. Taking into account a few other things, size does matter - for things like bass and frequency response. Your 'stereo' and 'high end' speakers probably have more than one speaker - seperate woofers and tweeters for example at the very least. Your computer speakers are 3 ...


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There are a number of differences, and how you want to use the speakers determines whether computer speakers or a stereo system can do the job. Listening Space There are three distinct ranges of listening space that need different solutions. Headphones are near zero distance from your ears. A wide bandwidth of sound can be reproduced with a single, small ...


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If your home stereo only cost $20, then it would probably sound a lot like those cheap computer speakers. Some home stereos provide for aux input (aka 3.5 mm headphone jack) in which case, the only difference in sound quality is due to the $$ invested in the stereo. There are computer speakers available that can cost $100 or more, and they rock. You get ...



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