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Keyboard media keys for volume control buttons stop responding after connecting bluetooth headset

I have a keyboard with system-wide volume control keys. It works fine on Windows 11 with a Realtek wired headset. However, when I connect my Sony WH-1000XM4 Bluetooth headset, which becomes the ...
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Windows 10 - How to find executable of apps in Volume Mixer?

I'm trying to setup a hotkey to mute my Xbox party audio. I assumed the application I needed to mute was GameBar.exe, which I found in task manager, but it turns out there are 2 Xbox Game Bars in ...
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How to create a shorcut for Volume Mixer on Windows 11?

It used to be that to open up Volume Mixer in Windows one needed only 2 moves, specifically, right-click the volume icon at the bottom right corner of the desktop and then choose Volume Mixer. In ...
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Volume keys keep adjusting speakers instead of plugged-in headphones

In Windows 7 when I have headphones plugged in they disconnect the laptop speakers and become the default playback device. However, when I subsequently use the keyboard's volume keys, Windows ignores ...
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How to prevent individual App Volume settings from going down?

From time to time, I notice that for example YouTube volume is very low. I try turn up the volume, but then realize that my system volume is already pretty loud. Then I go to "Sound Mixer Options&...
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How do I set the volume on a Windows app that makes intermittent sound?

I am getting blasted by email notifications from MS Outlook. Note that I have Windows system sounds set to 'None', so it is not the "system" email notification that I am hearing. It is ...
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Windows sound jumps to full volume when toggling a light switch in the house

I encounter a weird issue when toggling a light switch in the house. My laptop is playing music, connected to an external mixer via USB, PC monitor via HDMI, and plugged into the wall outlet. Every ...
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Volume issues after reformatting on Windows 7

I just reformated my HD on Windows 7 & we downloaded the audio drivers (RealTek). The volume is too low on VLC even though this wasn't an issue before. I perfer only VLC, not MS software. I ...
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How to fix: if you plugin your earphone after you started the game, it will not output sound?

Problem:: If you plug in your earphone after you start the game, you cannot hear any sound from the game. To fix it, you have to restart the game, then you can get sound from the game. Or, plug in ...
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Windows 10 volume mixer remember my settings?

In Windows 10 volume mixer, I want to be able to set the "relative" volume for various apps, e.g. Spotify should always be about 25 % of the system sounds. I can set this manually of course, ...
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set the output volume in ffmpeg

how to set the volume of output created I want to set the output226.mp3 volume=2 as double I am using this command ffmpeg -i s1.mp3 -i s2.mp3 -i s3.mp3 -filter_complex "[0:a]volume=0.2[a0];[1]...
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Set FFmpeg volume mixer with delay functionality

I want to use different volumes for each input file and append each file with other on some delay I am using this command to add delay. How I will add volume for each file in same command. ffmpeg -i ...
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Automatically adjust audio volume levels

When I am listening to music with Windows Media Player, I would like all songs to be around the same volume level. That's why I tried the automatic volume leveling, but when activated, it always says ...
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Auto volume leveling with Windows Media Player 12

It seems that it was possible before using a WMP Enhancement, but the [manual][1] I found seems to be for an older version, since I can't find this option in WMP 12. [![Screenshot][2]][2] Is it still ...
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Mute current game sound with keybind, but not Steam Overlay

I like to play Rainbow's Six Siege, but I also browse the internet as well as watch youtube in between. Sometimes you die early in the round and have to sit and watch cameras for 3 minutes or so, ...
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ffmpeg loudnorm results in ... not very loud

I'm mixing together 27 separate video (and audio) streams, and I'm trying to use the loudnorm filter to set my output audio to a reasonable level. I run the loudnorm filter in two passes using ...
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Windows 10 - possible to change volume of a specific application without volume mixer or 3rd party software?

I know it usually would be possible to set volume for specific applications simply by changing it through Windows volume mixer, just in some cases this doesnt work as expected. Case 1: every time the ...
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How do I stop SMPlayer from using volume buttons?

My question is almost exactly the same as this one, except that I am asking in reference to using SMPlayer, not VLC. When I press the volume buttons on my keyboard usually the system volume is changed,...
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YouTube or Firefox started showing the Windows 10 media pop-up. How can you get rid of it?

As of Sep. 23-24, 2020, either Firefox or YouTube suddenly started spamming the Windows 10 media volume control pop-up, which takes up half the screen. Since I am on my work laptop, just to be on the ...
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Muting a programm on startup. win10

Hello i am on windows 10 and i want some way to ensure a program "xyz.exe" always starts muted. Examples: 1 - I double click the ".exe" file and start the program. I want it to be ...
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Is it possible to tell Windows not to lower the volume of the Skype for Business 2016 client when a call is detected?

Whenever I either receive an incoming call or make an outgoing call through the Skype for Business 2016 Windows desktop client, I've noticed that no matter whether I answer or reject the call, Windows ...
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Microsoft Teams steals audio

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones connected to my laptop running Windows 10. Microsoft Teams aggressively steals the audio focus, sometimes refusing to give it back. What can I do to remedy this? ...
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Windows 10 x64. Unable to hear sound on laptop

I am using Windows 10, and I only have one sound output system which is my Realtek speaker. I can change the sound volume in the volume mixer but can't hear any sound (out of the left speaker). I have ...
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How can I increase the range of Windows 10 volume?

I'm using Equalizer APO to reduce -20dB because I had been using my headphones at between 4-10 volume (in windows so out of 100). Which has made it a lot better. But sometimes certain videos or games ...
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How to have the equalizer dynamically adjust depending on volume level?

Givens I'm using my Windows 10 PC as a media source for home theater, music and gaming. I have upgraded my speakers to a decent 2.1 setup, connected via a single line-out jack. Using the built-in ...
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Line-in has vanished from Volume Mixer, Windows 10

My PC's motherboard has what I think are the typical six audio ports, on board. The orange, black, grey, light blue, green, pink ones. Realtek on an Asus board. For my use, for years now, the green ...
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How to maintain Windows 10 modern volume control UI when mouse wheel is used?

When I click the speaker icon in the Windows 10 task bar, the new volume control appears. If I change the volume by scrolling the middle mouse button, the volume control reverts to the old volume ...
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FFmpeg add music to background of video quietly (volume control)

I'm currently able to combine a video file and an audio file. The video has its own audio track. ffmpeg -i videoAndAudio.mp4 -i backgroundMusic.mp3 -filter_complex "[0:a][1:a]amerge,pan=stereo|c0&...
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Recording speaker output at 100% volume despite turning them down - may need to uncouple application volume from output device volume

I am trying to record audio only of a webcast running in a Chrome tab on Open Broadcaster Software Studio. I am using a Windows 10 laptop, with nothing plugged in, so laptop speakers and microphone ...
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Windows 10 (Unique?) Volume Issue

I've done a lot of searching around various sites and Google dealing with this issue, but nothing I've found seems quite like what I'm dealing with. Since switching to Windows 10 the (audio) volume ...
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What replaced SndVol.exe on Windows 10?

In versions of windows previous to 10, the sound volume was an executable %windir%\System32\SndVol.exe. While this is still available on Windows 10, it still launches the older volume control rather ...
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Changing device volume completely disables it

I am having an issue on my pc (is a new computer) when I change the "Device" Speakers volume in volume mixer - speakers. Changing any of the other sliders for other programs is no problem, but once I ...
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Make selected application able to output sound only when no other applications are outputting sound

Is there a way of allowing a selected application (that is trying to output sound), to only be able to output when no other applications are outputting sound? Usecase scenario Some people listen to ...
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Windows volume sliders move but no change in volume

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop running windows 10. If I change the windows volume sliders either for the application or the system,then No change in volume occurs , except for the mute when I go to ...
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Why isn't Spotify showing up in the volume-mixer?

Here's an interesting issue. The audio coming from Spotify desktop no longer appears in the system volume mixer (the program entirely, not just audio activity), and seems to be entirely bypassing ...
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How to disable Volume Mixer in Windows 10

I want to disable the Volume Mixer so that my volume is controlled by one slider. Is that possible? I'm sick of turning on my main volume really high to hear YouTube, only to switch to another ...
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Firefox opens many processes - cant mute audio

I dont know since when this is happening but Firefox is opening alot of processes and every process can appear in my volume settings Image of my mixer If I mute these processes and open a new tab ...
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WMI script to adjust Speakers' Balance (Win7)

I would like to create a script that configures the Balance on my Speakers-- specifically I would like to call WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) from a VBScript if possible. Is this adjustment ...
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Change the default window size of the Windows Volume Mixer

is there a way to set the default size of the Windows Volume Mixer? When I open it up it shows up very small with a scrollbar at the bottom, like this (German UI): So I have to scroll a lot, or ...
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"Moving" applications between speakers on Windows 10?

I have a number of speakers on my Windows 10 laptop: the laptop speakers, the monitor speakers and a Bluetooth sound bar. How could I set which application sound is output where? Even just a default ...
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Voicemeeter Banana - smoothing volume transition

So I'm trying to figure out if I need to somehow loop a script in the "request for button on trigger in" box. Currently I've got strip(4).gain+=1.0 assigned to the volume up key which means I still ...
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Split applications into different mixer channels

I am using Windows. I have a physical audio mixer with several channels with 1/4 inch inputs. Is there any way anyone knows of to split up applications into different quarter inch outputs, so I could ...
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Voicemeeter Banana - Volume control keys to multiple outputs

I just had Voicemeeter Banana set up and figured to use the "Hook Volume Keys" Option in the menu. But the problem arises when I have two audio outputs: one is my speakers and one is my headset. The ...
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Set default volume for new apps in Windows 10 mixer

My headphones (HyperX Cloud 2) are normally way too loud for most apps with any volume above 10%. However, I want certain apps such as Teamspeak to be 50%. The problem is new apps default to the max/...
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How can I sync all sources in Windows volume mixer?

I have a problem with the Windows volume mixer where some applications run at a lower volume than others. I know that this is because Windows volume mixer allows individual apps to run at different ...
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How to decrease audio volume below the minimum volume? [duplicate]

I have a 3- C-Media USB Headphone Set, a USB-Soundcard. I connected my head phones to it's headphone output. But even at level 2 of 100 in Windows 10, it is too loud. How do I make it even quieter?
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Something is limiting max output volume in Windows 7

I accidentally had the Volume Mixer opened and then I noticed the following: The volumes aren't quite the same level. I thought about this other settings window: Do you know any other setting that ...
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Why don't device and app sound mixers match?

My question is specified in the title, to be more exact I would like to show this particular screenshot of the sound mixer: As you can see here, the volume of the IE reached the maximum level, but ...
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Blue Jack Audio Line In Playback Volume control

I'm on Windows 10. I want to be able to control the "playback volume" of the blue audio line in jack (don't know how it's called correctly sorry) without having to open up Realtek HD Audio Manager ...
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Play audio through 2x HDMI monitors & 1x Aux Monitor

I am trying to get all three of my monitors to play audio out of their speakers however I am having an issue with HDMI connections on two of the monitors overriding the AUX connections Monitor 1: ...
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