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Volume change loses focus on current application

Whenever I change volume using my headset or keyboard it causes a window to pop up at top left of the screen to show current volume. The problem I'm having is that this loses focus on whatever my ...
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How do I connect or share one USB headset with two laptops running windows?

Looking for a solution to share one USB headset between two laptop computers running windows such that I can attend meetings on both the computers without plugging in and out the USB headset.
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Low quality audio in headset when microphone is activated

Anytime anything activates the mic (Discord, Skype, Webex, the recording tab in the sound part of the control panel) the audio quality in my headset is very low quality. To Reproduce: Play music of ...
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What is the difference between MS and UC headsets?

I want a USB headset to share between my work laptop and my home PC. The work machine has MS Lync and at home I use Hangouts. It turns out headsets come in two flavours: MS, which is "optimised ...
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Can I change the whole computer volume?

I have the volume of my speakers currently always on 2 because it's too loud if it's higher, so I would like to know if I can change the sound volume somehow so that 10 is 40 or something like that so ...
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debian 8 usb headset mic not working

I have a fresh debian 8 install, with mate desktop, I am using Logintech H390 USB headset, the sound works fine, the microphone input driver is available but sound recording it's not recording ...
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Weird Noise From My Headset's Mic

Hello SuperUser Community i Have a problem in The Recorded Audio Which is a weird Noise in The Background it only happens when i Plug in The Charger For My Laptop otherwise The Audio Has no weird ...
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Razer USB Headphones Linux Drivers

How to use Razer Headphones USB on Linux? I tried razercfg but I don't know how to use it or if it helps. And btw I've done my research. I know that Razer doesn't support Linux but if there is any 3rd ...
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Two headsets and vlc

I have a normal headset and a usb headset. I would like to watch a movie say using vlc with audio output coming through both normal and usb headset. Is there any way to do this. I am using 32bit ...
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Swap Left-Right channel for USB headset

I have a usb headset and I need to switch left and right channels. The usb headset (hp h8000) does not have a software (it has drivers but nothing I can set options for). Is there any way? This is ...
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How to get headset plugged by default in pulseaudio

Whenever I plug my usb headset pulseaudio, detected as "unplugged", it's not a critical issue, but it's annoying have to enable by hand. So how can I make for headset automatically is detected "...
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Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 - Driver Not Found

I have the latest driver (Version 1.4) downloaded from Microsoft's website. The driver installs fine, but the headset still has a yellow icon in device manager. Just to confirm that the headset ...
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Sound on my headphones is too high

Sound from my USB headphones is way too loud. I have to keep everything on total minimum, otherwise it's too high. Screenshot bellow shows highest acceptable volume for me. On Youtube where you can ...
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USB headset won't work on newer computer with the same OS

I have an inexpensive USB headset Somic G927. And I didn't have any problems using in my older computer Lenovo 3000 n200 (yes, it's a laptop from 2008 which is still working). Now, I bought a Clevo ...
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Bluetooth headset turns off when Skype call ends

For about 6 months, I haven't been able to use Skype because when I end a Skype call, my Plantronics Callisto headset gets turned off. I'm paralyzed so I can't turn it on manually. I have a Sony VAIO ...
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USB Headset disables my mouse on Linux

I have a strange issue: I cannot use my mouse and my headset at once. Linux sheep 3.12.3-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Dec 4 21:45:42 CET 2013 x86_64 GNU/Linux 1.) I plug in my Logitech Mouseman ...
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My USB head phoness only let me use skype

My USB headphones (microsoft lifechat LX-3000) only let me here skype and my computers programe to test if your speakerss/ headphones are working. i can get it to sound off a browser or my games ...
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Playing music through skype with a USB headset

I want to be able to play music through skype and listen to it at the same time, aswell as talk and hear others but i dont want any echo as i tried a process bu it ended up with everyone hearing an ...
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Speakers will not work after I use USB Headset

I am trying to configure my SteelSeries Siberia V2 Frost USB Headset to work with my 2.0 speakers using a jack. My goal is to find a easy way (no restart) to switch playback from my headset and my ...
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How do I force Windows to play sound through the speakers only when a USB headset isn't connected?

I'm using a speaker set connected through the green audio jack and a headset which I connect through USB. My problem is that every time I connect/disconnect my headset, I have to go through a lot of ...
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Using a USB headset to make phone calls via Gmail on a Mac

I plugged in a USB headset to my Mac, and I was able to select it in my Skype options and that worked fine. But how can I select it for Gmail to use when making calls from there? Right now, when I ...
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Equalizer settings for USB headset?

I would like to use an Equalizer with my USB headset, the Microsoft LiveChat LX-3000. The problem here is, that Realtek HD Audio Manager provides no support for USB headsets in their software, and ...
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