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Sound output from laptop

I have a laptop which has both 3.5 mm jack and type C connector. Is it possible to get sound output from 2 headphones which are connected to 3.5 jack and Type C? Currently when I connect both ...
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Laptop sound out to receiver via coax cables

I have three coax cables running together in a room, from point A, to R(eceiver). Can I output sound from my laptop (Thinkpad 450 Ubuntu) to adapt to RCA adapters to go to R, kind of like the sound ...
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Install Ubuntu sounds on Fedora

I'll get straight to the point: I'm using Fedora, but I would like to install the sounds that Ubuntu has for GNOME. I know that there is the ubuntu-sounds package, but that's for Ubuntu, not Fedora. ...
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Frequent, intermittent “Close Program” system sounds

On my parents' computer, a chime plays rather frequently. It's not consistently triggered, but it is frequent. It will happen while the computer is idle, but often times if it has gone a while without ...
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What in Windows 10 plays system sounds? [duplicate]

My Windows 10 system has been playing at least one kind of system sound lately, without me being able to determine what the hell is being communicated, if that's even relevant -- I don't know which ...
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Make windows sounds use the motherboard/internal beeper instead of the default sound device?

Is it possible to have windows sounds — either just the notification sound or all sounds, whichever is easier — come from the PC Speaker instead of the windows' default sound device? I'm talking about ...
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Connect Hometheater to laptop

I have a 5.1 home theater with the ports as the figure shows. How can I connect it to my laptop? Edit I have only this cable. I think this is for input1.
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Mysterious Sound [closed]

I was working with an old computer (New enough to have Windows 8 as the base operating system, old enough to be shut down for a minimum of 4 years without being touched or turned on) and I was getting ...
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Stop volume change noise when Sennheiser Bluetooth headphones connected on Windows 10

When my Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC Bluetooth headphones are connected to my Windows 10 PC - changing the volume makes a beeping noise. This is the case whether I press the volume button on the ...
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Can Windows system beeps be disabled on a per-application basis?

MATLAB on Windows has an annoying tendency to produce error beeps at the slightest thing, most notably upon reaching the start or end of the command history, but also for a host of other reasons. This ...
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Whine from PC internal speaker

I have a Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 motherboard with an internal speaker fitted to the front-panel connector block. It starts emitting a whine part-way through the POST, and I wonder if anyone can suggest ...
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Restore sounds for apps after Windows update (without updating drivers or reinstalling app)

Problem experienced on Windows versions 7 and 10. Example used in this post: Quicken 99. The problem and solution may be germane to other Windows versions and apps as well, especially if the app is ...
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Mute MacBook at startup, both chime and volume

I've got a MacBook Pro Mid 2014 on High Sierra and I would like to know if there is any way to mute the laptop at startup? So not only do I want the chime to be muted (there are 100x posts about this) ...
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Notebook does random device connect/disconnect sounds (not USB)

I've some Problems with my HP EliteBook 820 G4. As soon as I close the lid, Windows makes a "Device Connected"-Sound. Then, as soon as I open it up, it makes a "Device Disconnected"-Sound. When I leaf ...
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Speakers buzz when plugged in laptop

I bought new laptop lenovo legion y530 a few days ago, but today I faced a problem using it. I have 200w audio system 5 + 1 speakers which when I plug in the laptop a buzz sound appears. What ...
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Converting data into sound (alphabet into low frequency noises), how can it be done? [closed]

I'm looking to assign a specific frequency to each letter, so that the frequency is sent out for each letter, when processed (whether by key press, or otherwise). Can you set speakers to produce any ...
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How to add sound effect on closing a window?

On windows system of course. When we close an file explorer window, is there a way to add sound effect? The "closing application" doesn't work because of too many processes closed unnoticably. It ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad 700-17ISK beeps every 2 minutes

I bought Lenovo IdeaPad 700-17ISK. After 2 weeks, laptop started to beep one time every 1-2 min. A Beep comes from the right side. It is important that Windows sound comes from the left side. This ...
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Windows 10 volume control

I'm having really poor volume control in windows 10 and I don't know what I can do to improve it. Either somehow changing the settings, or perhaps a software. Basically what is happening is that I'm ...
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Laptop makes connect/disconnect sound with nothing connected via bluetooth or USB

i first got this problem yesterday, i thought it was the mouse so i unplugged it, still happened, so i went online and thought i found a solution. I went into device manager and clicked on universal ...
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Disable startup sound mac (Sierra)

Is there a way to disable the startup sound with Sierra? I saw that some 3rd party apps and sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=%0 used to be able to work but not past Snow Leopard.
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How to disable all sounds except audio/video playback?

Is it possible to disable all sounds in all applications (unknown list) in Windows during audio / video playback (one known application)? When I am watching movie on my computer, dozens of disturbing ...
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Unix/Windows/Putty bell or beep utility won't ring | The Unix is Ubuntu server 16.04 SSH Bash

I use Putty to SSH my remote Ubuntu 16.04 server. 1. Putty bell won't ring: I want to ring the Putty bell and tried the dedicated commands for that: echo -e "\07" && echo -e "\007" When I ...
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Disable beep sound when plugging/unplugging laptop charger

My issue is the same as in this question, but none of the answers there helped solving my problem, so I'm hoping to get alternative suggestions here. My laptop (Acer Aspire S5-391 with Windows 10 ...
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How do I disable the terrible windows 10 “sigh” sound on shutdown?

The question says it all. How can I get rid of that irritant? I have tried through control panel with no success and cannot find a solution on the 'net.
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Virtual Audio Cable equivalent for OS X [closed]

I have been astounded by the lack of programs for OS X that have similar functionality to Virtual Audio Cable. My goal is to "redirect" audio output to auto input. I realize that OS X's and Windows' ...
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Windows 10 custom startup/login/unlock sounds not playing correctly

I am running the latest version of windows 10 (clean install + update a few days ago), and I am trying to set my startup/shutdown, login/logoff, and unlock sounds to be the windows XP startup and ...
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How do I change a sound

How do I change a sound when I receive a text on my Macbook pro. I cannot find it in notifications. I would like different sounds for each of several applications. IE: text messages, email, etc.
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Turn off “New email” sound in Outlook 2016 (64-bit) on Windows 10

I'm trying to turn off "New email" sound in Outlook 2016 (64-bit) on Windows 10. It seems impossible. I've tried the following: Clearing the "New email sound" checkbok in Outlook Mail settings Set ...
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Windows 10 keeps forgetting notification sounds

I've configured Windows 10 to play a certain sound when an application starts or ends. It works fine, but next time I switch on my computer, these sounds have been removed. This worked flawlessly in ...
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I have no sound after a Windows 10 Update

I have absolutely no sound from anything on my Toshiba Laptop. Not just WMP, but even Windows system sounds, etc. I'm running Windows 10, x64 and really need the sounds. My drivers are all up to ...
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HP Pavillion m9775fr - short beep - long beep - pause - repeating at power on

I own this computer for some years now, it was working great. But today, I cannot start it anymore. It's a HP Pavillion, Model m9775frProduct# VD052AA-ABF On the motherboard I see: IPIEL-LA3 rev 1.01 ...
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How to disable sound when background image in Windows 10 changes

I have a theme with several background images in Windows 10. The background image automatically changes every x minutes. That's fine, but at the same time a sound is played. How can I disable this ...
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Windows doesn't switch audio inputs automatically

I upgraded my PC a while back and changed the motherboard. I have a pair of speaker connected from the back of my PC and they work fine. The problem is that when I connect my headphones, the system ...
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How to edit system sound in Audacity?

I can apply certain effects to audio files in Audacity. Can I apply them to the entire Windows system as well? Like the sound coming from my speakers. I don't want to record it, but edit it in ...
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System/Console Beep delayed after (re)booting the system

I have a specific system where, whenenver I try to generate a Beep after a system reboot, it takes between 5 and 20 seconds for the first beep comes through. The System I see this behavior in is an ...
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Running local commands on OSX when command completes in ssh session

On my OS/X laptop, I can type "say done", and my mac says "done". Locally, I'd just do: do-something.sh && say done And that lets me go screw around in separate windows/desktops until the ...
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How to start all sounds at level 0

I want all sounds to start at the lowest volume unless I increase it. This is to apply to all videos, music, ads etc that occasionally startle users by large volume settings. If there is such an ...
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Windows 10 startup-sound

Is there a way to get the startup sound back in Windows 10? If there is a way to enable it, can you change it to your own sound? Or can you change the logon-sound to one if the other things don't work?...
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Turning volume up through OS and software gives different results - why?

I currently own an external DAC\Amp (Aune X1s), and when I turn the volume all the way up on the X1s and foobar2K, but turn it down almost to the minimum on the OS (Windows 10 64bit - education ...
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Motherboard makes screeching/beeping sound after replacing CPU cooler

Added on Nov 9: I put the old cooler back in place, as per Keltari's suggestion, and while the sound is much less pronounced, upon close inspection I can still hear it. It may have been there all ...
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Is there any way to set the volume of the system beep in Windows?

The system beep, which I hear quite often while doing things at the (msysgit) bash command prompt in Windows, is set to a volume that is disproportionately louder than everything else coming out of my ...
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ASUS N550JX-DS71T Monitor brightness fluctuates when laptop is plugged in to charge

ASUS N550JX-DS71T laptop (windows 8) When laptop is plugged in to charge three very annoying and nearly work-stopping things occur: monitor brightness fluctuates, sound crescendos/decrescendos, and ...
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Windows 10 Sound Settings for one app only

I have all sound turned off in Windows 10. I'd like to install a timer and have it actually ring aloud. The app included in the W10 download doesn't ring. How do I enable sound for just one program?...
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Sound with CAPS LOCK key

I run Windows 7 with a Microsoft Ergo 4000 keyboard. Please, how do I get the system to make a noise when I press the CAPS LOCK key.
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How to lower volume for headphones? [duplicate]

My headphones volume is so high that I can only use them within the lowest end of volume settings. This makes it impossible to fine tune the volume so I am looking for a way to lower the maximum ...
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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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I can't hear iheartradio on my computer. Windows media is fine. Any ideas?

I've tried the suggestions they give onsite, like clearing the browsing history, cookies, cache, etc. I've tried to use another server. I can hear Windows media, but I can't hear anything from ...
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Windows System Sounds not playing (Windows 8.1 x64)

In the Volume Mixer, when I drag the "Speakers" master volume level slider, I hear the expected Ding. But When I drag the System Sounds slider, nothing. Sound from applications is working normally. I ...
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Outlook playing sounds despite sounds being disabled

Outlook 2007 (12.0.6691.5000) is playing a sound when I receive new emails in my inbox even though I have the sound option disabled. I believe this started happening only yesterday, completely at ...