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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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What is this sound and how can I turn it off?

I don't know why, but since I think yesterday, I have this sound playing from time to time (each 5-15min). The volume mixer shows nothing and it's also not a windows sound, since I disabled them. What ...
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How to pass pcspeaker to QEMU virtual machine?

I'm trying to figure out how to allow virtual machine to utilize pc speaker in 1U server that is used as headless QEMU-KVM virtualization host. I found following documentation: https://readthedocs.org/...
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Suddenly Lost/Stopped Windows Audio Capabilities on Windows 10 Acer - Happened When Using Bluetooth Headphones

We have a remanufactured Acer Windows 10 laptop that's been used for a month or so, and it has mostly been working fine. However when I was using bluetooth headphones with it a few days ago (which I ...
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Setting App as on Sounddevice (Windows)

I have an audio visualizer software, which has settings for choosing the audio device he should use. As I don't want the Visualizer to react to everything but only i.e. Spotify, I wanted to know if ...
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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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Randomize windows system sound

I want to make windows' program events play a sound from a list of files randomly. Is there a way to do this in "pure" windows or I'll have to search for 3rd parties' program, if there are ...
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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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Why Win 10 doesn't recognize my output from mixer as a line-in or mic?

I wish to take the audio from a Yamaha mixer to my laptop. I tried stereo out and monitor out from the mixer using RCA to 3.5mm jack cable and when I inserted the 3.5mm jack to my Win 10 laptop, it ...
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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 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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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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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 ...