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How to Record System Audio using ffmpeg? [duplicate]

It has come to my attention that some apps like camtasia have options to record system sounds / alert sounds (System Audio). is there a way to capture system sounds without modificating windows system ...
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The Windows shutdown sound task I created is cut off

I am doing a little project to challenge myself as I love messing around with computers. A project I started long ago was to try and create a shutdown sound for my Windows 10 OS on my computer. I did ...
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Windows 10 System sound won't let me play Test button

So, I have my brand-new Sony headphones in my house, I used Windows 10 on my HP laptop, so the system sound of Windows 10 won't let me play the/a Test button. I go to the Start menu, Control Panel >...
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Windows login sound does not play although the check mark is ticked in sound settings

I'm having trouble with my new laptop, the IdeaPad 3 15ITL6. Even though I have enabled the Windows login sound in my settings, it doesn't play when I log in. Can you help me resolve this issue?
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Disable Windows sound when some operation is performed that is not possible

Scenario: I am using the Find in the Notepad++ on Windows 10 and searching for a text inside a note. When it doesn't find it, there is a ring sound that happens. I want to disable this sound which ...
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Bluetooth headphones paired, and yet, system sound is partly played through the main speaker. How to get any system sound only in the headphones?

This is needed since in a calm room with other people, you do not want to have the system sound popping up as soon as you press a key that is not allowed at that time. On Windows 10, with Bluetooth ...
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How to schedule windows task with trigger logoff/shutdown and without elevation or stored credentials?

Important: Please be aware, I search for a solution does not need either elevated rights (high-user-integrity) nor user credentials to be entered. So, this is no duplicate. Background story: In ...
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Beep program not able to open any device

I am running Debian Stable Linux which is otherwise working very well. I have installed beep package with command apt install beep. There were no errors. However, the command beep is not working. ...
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I caught the source of the random background beeps on Windows 10 with Process Monitor. Now what is it?

I'm getting random background notification sorts of beeps occasionally (multiple times per day). There are no notifications in the notification area to explain the source of the sounds. I first ...
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How to disable USB connect notification sound?

I've asked a similar question before, but that one was too much focused on fixing the underlaying problem. I don't have high hopes that this is fixable, it might be some sort of spasm of my mainboard. ...
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How to specify custom a sound scheme within a Windows theme file?

In Windows, one can create custom themes, defined by .theme files. Each theme also contains a sound scheme for audio cues, as specified in the Sounds section of the .theme file: [Sounds] ; ...
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Where is 'physical disconnect of USB drive' sound located in Windows 10?

All the answers I get from search engines give me the sound for 'ejecting' a USB drive and not the sound played when I actually pull the drive, which I am trying to change. I haven't found this ...
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How would I separate left and right audio from a soundcard into two inputs, and later combine them together

I have a Steinberg UR22 mk2 soundcard, which I use for my mic and for my guitar, and I can set it up so that my mic is the left channel and my guitar is the right channel. Is it possible to separate ...
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No sound after OS install. Dummy output

I have downloaded 3 different OS today, all either Debian or Ubuntu based. Pop OS and Parrot OS both gave me no sound with dummy output showing in sound settings. I Google and found a couple of ...
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Windows 10 regularly playing the "disconnect" sound

On my Windows 10 desktop, I keep hearing this sound, now about every 30 minutes, sometimes multiple times in a row : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjkQzPsKv1Y This is the sound played when ...
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How do I find how loud my system would be when buying a new device?

So, I noticed that my dell laptop is not very loud when I play any media be it in youtube or VLC. A same video on my youtube app in android is about 5-10 times louder in max volume compared to my ...
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Can't reduce System sounds volume?

Whenever I reduce the System sounds volume in the Sound mixer options, then I close the window after having done so, it immediately reverts back to 100%. How can I permanently reduce it?
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Can you set Process Monitor to filter multiple file types instead of a single file type? Or all sounds?

I'm trying to figure out which programs are making certain sounds and the only tool that I've come across to have that ability is Syinternals Process Monitor. Filters Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to ...
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Any way to change the sound generated by BEL (beep) in the Windows console?

When BEL (ASCII 7) is sent to standard output in the Windows console, a beep sound is generated. (BTW, the name was officially switch from BELL to BEL way back in 1965!) Is there any way to change ...
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Can I force Windows sounds to *always* use the default speaker?

I'm trying to wrangle some control over how audio alerts ("sounds") work on my Windows 10 laptop. This device has a Bluetooth connected speaker, and everyone in my household is annoyed when ...
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Why do my connected earbuds show up as two separate output devices?

I own a pair of Soundcore Sprit 2s. when I connect my earbuds to my laptop I see in my sound settings that my computer is treating them as two devices even though they are really one device (not like ...
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Lenovo beeps continuously while updating

My lenovo beeps continuously while updating and stops after update is complete. If it updates in the middle of the night, it wakes me up with a very loud beep sound. How can a stop it from making ...
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Windows 10 laptop sound problems

I have had this laptop (Windows 10 pro Lenovo IdeaPad L340 Gaming - core i7 9th generation) for about 2 years now. But lately I've been experiencing sound problems (no sound at all coming out of my ...
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Is it possible to write a script that modifies the windows system sound settings?

Is there a way to set the "Asterisk" and "Exclamation" event window sounds to "NONE" through a script? The script could just follow the same steps as we do through GUI i....
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Windows sounds get muted on startup

I have a problem that I haven't been able to solve for some time now: Whenever my computer starts, Windows sounds are muted: I can unmute them manually but as you can imagine, it gets really boring ...
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Windows 10: How to turn off tap sound of Non-Touch On-Screen Keyboard

I have a non-touch screen Windows 10 PC. Sometimes, I want to use the Touch Keyboard with my mouse as it does not always have keyboard attached. However, it makes this annoying tapping sound whenever ...
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Windows sounds play from a selection at random

So I'm trying to figure out how to play from my selection of .wav files for a single notification on windows sounds. Windows will only accept .wav but it needs to be at random from my folder. I was ...
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Using aux splitter, can I turn one stereo output into one mono left, and the other output into a mono right?

Apologies if the question seems obscure. I have a splitter for my laptop that leads to two 3.5mm female jacks. Id like to plug a speaker in, and my headphones; and have for example my speaker have ...
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Does connecting a Windows 7 computer to a Windows domain automatically disable the Windows startup sound?

When using any Windows 7 computer that's connected to a Windows domain, I've noticed that the default startup sound appears to be disabled. Is this automatically disabled as part of the domain joining ...
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Outlook 365 new message sound

Hy, I have a strange issue which I can't resolve. I have windows 10 and outlook 365. When a new e-mail arrives, the computer makes a default sound and that's ok. I wanted to change the sound to ...
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Lenovo G510, beep sound 6-2-2. No bootable device found

I spilled water on the laptop Lenovo G510. The laptop automatically shut itself down and I plugged out all the connections to it thereafter. Then I used hair dryer to dry everything for an hour. Also, ...
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How can I disable the sound effect that is played when messages pop up from the notification tray?

Sometimes I want to work on my PC silently without any disturbance. Whenever the notifications pop up from the notification area, a loud chime goes off which distracts me. The sound also creates ...
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A shortcut on desktop for opening advanced sound output page

Basically, I want to get to this page as quickly as possible So, is there a way to get here other than going into settings sound ?
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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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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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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 MJAudioRecorder from sound preferences in macOS Mojave?

I'm trying to remove MJAudioRecorder 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 screenshot:...
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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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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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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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