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Does anybody know how to disable the sound notification when switching desktops?

That sound when switching desktops in Windows 10 is terrible and is driving me nuts. Does anybody know how to disable that?
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Linux Mint has weird audio issue when changing volume

Recently I installed Linux Mint 19 Cinamon. But I have a confusing problem: When I turn the volume down to a certain level, about 80~90%, the sound just vanishes. When I turn it up, it is back to ...
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What's the difference between System sounds and DAW software sounds?

I've made something when configuring a DAW software (reaper), chosing the audio system, and now my audio interface is flickering and not working to system sounds (windows, browser, sopotify, games ...
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How to set different sound for Logon/Logoff and Lock/Unlock on Microsoft Windows 7?

I want to customize the logon/logoff sound. But, the lock/unlock sound will be changed too. How to configure a different sound for logon/logoff and lock/unlock user? Operating System: Microsoft ...
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Bluetooth sound interruptions during RDP session

I frequently connect from one laptop to another via RDP and experience problems with sound output. I play music via Bluetooth speaker and every time I do any thing on client/server that possibly ...
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Windows sound was not working

I try to recover laptop, that has on issue over playing sound, i'll check with all services in services.msc that related to audio, but everything was running. but not have any sound while playing ...
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How do I locate the source of an annoying periodic 'ding' sound produced by Chrome on MacOS?

How do I locate the source of an extremely irritating periodic 'ding' sound? I've used SoundSource with its per-app volume controls to identify Chrome as the source, but despite disabling extensions ...
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Computer hissing while switched off

Apologies if this forum is not the right one but I am used to excellent advice here so here goes my question. I have a second hand PC that is making a high pitched hissing sound even when it is ...
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How can I turn off notification sounds in Microsoft Teams?

Every time I get a notification banner I also get a sound. The banner is fine, the sound is not. This support article of Microsoft states: To choose if a sound plays with each new notification, ...
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How can user trace the source of sound notification on Windows 10?

Is it possible to check logs in Windows or use some system utility to see who notified the OS system and why it plays Asterisk sound notification? I get some "Asterisk" but I can't figure out why and ...
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taskhostw.exe plays “Default Beep” sound on every file action

My Windows 10 plays the "Default Beep" system sound on every file action. That is, whenever a files is created deleted copied renamed the sound is being played. There is however a random delay of ...
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Strange Screen and sound upon startup

When I started up my machine, a strange screen appeared on/off with what sounded like someone rubbing up against a microphone. The sound was coming from the monitor itself, speakers were off. What the ...
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System sounds open program close program - How To Stop Program From Running/Closing Constantly?

I like to have some idea what my computer is doing. So I liked it that windows would let you set a system sound in the setting for open program and close program. My computer makes endless noises if I ...
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Removing MJAduioRecorder from sound preferences in macOS Mojave?

I'm trying to remove MJAduioRecorder from my machine. Is this file associated with anything else? I don't remember ever installing it. Thanks to this site, I successfully removed Boom2. See ...
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I am using a cromebook and it keeps on playing an audio like a radio. Sometimes it stop and then it continues

I am using a cromebook and it keeps on playing an audio like a radio. Sometimes it stop and then it continues. It started while I was looking for something to watch on YouTube and then I clicked on a ...
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Windiws 10 (1809) System Sounds Volume Control No Longer Global. Event Sounds Are Using Individual App Volume Sliders

The title pretty much covers the problem, but to clarify; I have been using the same custom sound theme for 30 years, from Windows XP to Win X 1809. All of a sudden, the "Menu Pop Up" and "Menu ...
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How to detect “full silence” on my computer and start playing a given sound file when that happens, which then stops when there is other sound?

I have a very frustrating problem. I often listen to live ASMR on Twitch while working. Frequently, things happen that make a lot of noise, such as a dog barking or somebody screaming in the ...
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Changing TS3 volume modifies the mic input level

When I try to change TeamSpeak 3 volume in the mixer (Settings > System > Sound > Advanced sound options > App volume and device preferences) with the little knob windows sound options, whichever ...
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No internal speaker sound (i.e. without headphones) coming from my motherboard

Without headphones there is no sound coming from a used Asus pc I bought. Even a console beep cannot be heard without headphones. I have tried updating sound drivers, installing realtek audio driver, ...
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No Sound on TV when Laptop connected through HDMI, but is listed as Default Device

Yesterday, I was watching some movies on my TV through my laptop, using the HDMI cable, it was working just fine. But this morning when I plugged it in, there is absolutely no sound. Both the TV and ...
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Different HDD sounds in same laptops

I have bought 5 new Lenovo ideapad h330 laptops together. 3 of them are very silent and 2 of them have HDD noise sounds. Maybe two times louder than the other 3 laptops. But seems all of them work ...
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Constant hard drive processing sounds coming from the laptop

My laptop may have recently started making this quiet but noticeable noise. It used to make same noise but more rarely. It is basically the normal hard drive sound, but it's constantly processing ...
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Mute application that uses Windows “System Sounds”

Similar to a previous unanswered question, but regarding system sounds rather than hardware beeps: Can Windows system beeps be disabled on a per-application basis? I'm running MYSQL Workbench under ...
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Windows 10: Disable asterisk sound when triggered from specific application

Windows 10 has an asterisk sound, which can be triggered by applications. I know how to disable the sound altogether, but I'm trying to disable the sound when it is coming from a specific application. ...
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Need to find out why RainMeter is triggering off the windows default noise (Windows Ding.wav)

I've been getting a windows default noise randomly. I'm on Win7. I found this thread: How to find out which program a default beep is coming from in Windows 7? I used Process Monitor and it looks ...
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How to disable this sound?

I hear this sound when I am scrolling through multiple virtual desktops in windows 10. This specifically happens if I use my laptop's touchpad (Elan-touchpad). However, the same is not true for ...
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Sounds stop on Windows 10 after a while

When I play music on my Laptop, it keeps playing for about 20 seconds then the sounds stop completely. I've checked the sound drivers and updated them to the latest version but didn't change anything. ...
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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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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 Skype shutdown sound on Windows 10?

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 for it.
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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' ...