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Terrible audio quality in Windows 10 after recent software update

I'm documenting this question and answer for others for my specific situation that I hope is a benefit for others. I'm purposely being verbose in hopes that some sort of keyword search or general ...
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My 3.5mm jack extension is giving distortion to my headphones. Is there any fix for this?

I just bought an headphone jack extension in hopes to be able to plug in my headphones in a comfortable distance, but in the end all audio is gargled and distorted beyond recognition. Is there a fix ...
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Distorted window panes (not all)

I had to reset the Windows due to certain error (right clicking on any of the folders made File Explorer "Not responding", and trying to open any folder caused a green ribbon of infinite loading). ...
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IPS LCD Left-side Interlaced Dark Pixels

I purchased three i2367fh IPS panels from AOC a few years ago, one of which had a leaky backlight; But once that was replaced, the new panel began intermittently mudding up the video signal on the ...
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System sound distorted by Firefox

If my computer plays a system sound while Firefox is loading, or while it has an open tab containing content with sound, the system sound file is terribly distorted; raspy and buzzy like it is playing ...
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Windows 8 - BSOD/locks persist after all hardware replaced except PSU. ATIKMDAG.SYS

I saw another user with a post similar, but no clarification, so I will lay out my situation. Problem: BSODs and/or Graphics distortion upon resuming the display from shutting off. NOT sleep mode. ...
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LCD Screen distorted by vertical black lines

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. The following is supposed to show a completely white display: Notice the vertical lines? And no, it's not caused just by my digital camera. Although it ...
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Distorted fonts in browsers

My computer seems to have problms with rendering fonts. At first, they are often looking good. And I found out that if I cltr-a everything and deselect it, they get rendered OK for a while. But, after ...
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On windows 7 (at least) screen sharing from skype is distorted

Whenever I get screen sharing from my clients I see their screen distorted. Like is split in 8-10 fragments each showing a different part of the screen. When I share my screen everything is ok for ...
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Distortion On Microphone (X79-UP4)

My motherboard X79-UP4 Running Windows 8 Enterprise, Has a weird problem when trying to use the microphone port. Not really sure how to describe the sound so have attached a link below. Here is a ...
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distorted lines across entire screen, also on replaced lcd, but ext. monitor works, advice?

My computer: Dell Latitude D620 I have these lines going horizontally across my entire screen making it completely illegible. So naturally I replaced the monitor. However similar pattern of ...
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OS X Lion: Strange screen distortions after awaking from sleep

My MacBook Pro seems to show weird screen distortions when it awakes from sleep. I always have to restart for this to fix itself. If I don't, all windows I open will show the same screen distortions ...
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How can I make a layer “blend” into an existing picture in Photoshop?

I am trying to insert a cropped out part of one picture into another picture. I am copying over a layer, but my issue is that the target picture is a little grainy. The layer lines up perfectly from ...
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Radeon 6950 - Garbling of text and graphics in certain Windows only

This morning I noticed the text in Gmail (in Firefox 4) looked a little funny (kind of thin, maybe some color fringing). I went to work and thought it might be some ClearType issue or something with ...
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Random Distorted / Garbled Sound In Windows XP

I have laptop Pavilion dv5282 and sometimes sound gets garbled / distorted. Listen to this sound file. Note that this happens only when music/video is playing, i mean only when there should be any ...
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dell vostro 1310 with nVidia 8400M display problem

i hope someone can help me with this problem. I have a Dell vostro 1310 Laptop with 32 bit vista and a 8400M nVidia chip. Recently i have noticed performance issues when my girlfriend was playing ...
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Distorted audio recordings with windows 7 & EMU 0404

Situation: I wish to record "what i heard" while using the PC using either digital/analogue/software loopback. My configuration E-MU 0404 PCI sound card Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Audacity / ...
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Realtek HD Audio playing weird with certain video formats

I have a Gigabyte motherboard with an onboard Realtek HD sound card. The card is working perfectly everywhere, except for a single video format, where the voice is distorted, sounds as if it's been ...