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Why could there be high power usage, while low CPU and GPU usage?

When I use Zoom (under Windows 10 Pro), the coolers of my Precision 5520 with Xeon E3-1505M v6 CPU begin working very hard and never stop. I decreased Zoom's priority in Task Manager to below normal. ...
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Zoom Meeting Default Monitor

Zoom meetings open by default in a certain monitor. At some point I had this set to my 2nd monitor to open automatically. But I accidentally moved the window pre-startup to a different monitor and now ...
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Zoom.us: increase FPS when sharing my screen

TL-DR: How can I make sure that zoom share my screen with FPS as high as possible? I need to share some animated slides (some people will join physically, others remotely), where the animation helps ...
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Is there anyway to hide some/all participant's video feed during a meeting?

As a developer I very often find myself being invited to zoom meetings that I do not control. I personally have a need for audio only meetings with sometimes viewing a shared screen. I do not want to ...
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Why can't gio load info for my handler?

I'm trying to set up zoom and having a bit of trouble. At the top level, I would like to be able to open zoommtg: links with xdg-open. I get this right now: % xdg-open zoommtg: gio: zoommtg:: The ...
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Can I save incoming Zoom stream data directly?

I'm having issues recording my Zoom meetings. My laptop is kinda crap and when it recieves the incoming zoom, having to both render it on screen AND then using OBS to screen capture seems like it's ...
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Logitech C930c + Zoom + 50Hz CFL lighting = flicker

This question is similar to an earlier question of mine: C270 webcam + LED ceiling light + zoom = luminosity wave pattern This time, the settings are different: Windows 10 OS Logitech C930c webcam ...
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Is there a way to show notifications while screen sharing on Zoom on OSX?

There's a lot of resources to make sure that notifications don't pop up - Such as turning Do Not Disturb on and using third party apps. But I want to SHOW the notifications while I'm screen sharing on ...
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Can I add Google Meet and Zoom to the "Add video call" dropdown in macOS Monterey's Calendar app?

The "New event" popup on macOS Monterey's Calendar app (see below) seems to suggest it is possible to add additional video calling services, to automatically create links for them when ...
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In Zoom chat, how do you return to lock on Everyone?

When you send a message Directly to a specific person, Zoom locks the person in so that after sending a message, the default target is that person, not Everyone. How do you unlock this mode so that ...
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How to share images in Zoom meetings showing only the image?

Is there a way to share an image so that other users only see the image? I mean, yes I know you can open this image with the "Windows Photos" app and share this window. But this is not very ...
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Zoomed in camera in Zoom meetings?

Can I make my camera to get zoomed in in Zoom meetings? My camera is placed farther away than I want it to be since I connect my laptop to a television and captures a lot of my room, which I don't ...
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Zoom waiting room -- How to ensure only host can see new participants?

I was recently participant, not host, in a Zoom meeting room. Then apparently some other user tried to enter the meeting. Even though I was not host I was told the name (!) of the other user and was ...
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How is a 16:9 aspect ratio Powerpoint presentation displayed on a 4:3 monitor using screen share in Zoom?

I have a Powerpoint presentation with slides in a 16:9 aspect ratio that is going to be given at a meeting over Zoom. However, there are some concerns with how Zoom will present the presentation if ...
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How can I save a Zoom recording shared with me?

I've received a web link to a Zoom recording. At the link, an in-page player opens, and the video starts playing. I can see that the page is issuing an HTTP GET request for an MP4 file with a bunch of ...
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What are my options for limiting the bandwidth to Zoom, Teams, etc so that I can pretend I have a bad connection?

I have found things like NetLimiter, but they are paid. I am using Windows 10.
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How to share a screen via zoom when no display is connected?

I was sharing my screen in Zoom from a PC. I have a KVM switch that lets me switch between my mac and my PC. But when I switched the display to my mac's screen, the shared image on Zoom wasn't updated....
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Is there a way to make the Zoom URL join link to always use the browser and stop prompting use of the Zoom app/software?

We are giving away Zoom URL join links for our users from our website. And for some user-experience issue, we wish to keep our users from staying on their browsers. We know that Zoom join link will ...
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How to record with Bluetooth earphone on windows?

Use screen recording software:camtasia,faststone capture,any screen recording software available. Scenario 1: With wired headset, using screen recording software can record zoom meeting or teams or ...
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Windows 10 Audio Issues Since Recent Update - My Headset Doesn't work with Skype or Zoom

I have a Scarlett Focusrite headset that used to work fine with all applications. Recently It's stopped working with Skype and Zoom, and the only change I can think of is a windows update (I think I'm ...
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Mac keyboard shortcuts during Zoom remote access from Ubuntu

I'm connecting from Ubuntu to Mac via Zoom and I need to use keyboard shortcuts like copy/paste (and many more). How do I invoke Command (or Cmd) ⌘? My keyboard has the Windows ⊞ key but it doesn't ...
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Save Q&A in Zoom webinar

I host a Zoom webinar, and we use the Q&A feature. How do I save the Q&A? i.e., how do I save all the questions & answers and the identities of people who asked the questions and answered?...
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Zoom on MacOS Catalina hangs on connecting, gets error Unable to connect

When I click on a link, it starts Zoom, but Zoom just hangs on connecting. After a few minutes it gets an error that it's unable to connect. Says Check to make sure you are connected to a stable ...
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32-bit or 64-bit Zoom?

Should I install the 64-bit or the 32-bit version of Zoom if my laptop computer is 64-bit? Will it use unnecessary RAM to install the 64-bit version? I'm looking for the fastest experience and also ...
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Incoming audio, but not video, cuts out during calls (Teams and Zoom)

On a fairly regular basis, when in video calls with either Teams or Zoom, I'll experience about 5-10 seconds where: I receive no incoming audio at all I receive incoming video during this period Most ...
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Prevent Zoom pop-out windows from being atop other apps?

In Zoom app for Mac, if I pop out the chat and participant interfaces into windows separate from the main (meeting) app window, they will always cover other apps’ windows, even when focus is on other ...
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Why can't I use an installed Zoom add-on for "Outlook on the web" in Brave Browser?

My work requires me to use Outlook, so I am using "Outlook on the web", which is like a worse gmail. Similar to gmail, it allows the user to install add-ons, one of which is Zoom's, so I can ...
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Where are Zoom Meetings Desktop app's shortcuts stored?

In Zoom Cloud Meetings Desktop Application in Windows 10, I have some custom shortcuts which I would need if I switch to another computer too. But, I don't want to use the GUI of Zoom's Settings ...
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Zoom failed to detect my speaker

When I join a Zoom call I'm getting the message "failed to detect your speaker". This is only in Zoom, it's working fine in Teams and Google Meet. On my Windows laptop I've tried - Testing ...
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Zoom Not Allowing me to change my Microphone

Zoom Not Allowing me to change my Microphone I am currently using a Windows Server 2016 for connecting on Zoom. But, My Zoom says "If you cannot hear your voice, select a different microphone&...
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Zoom - add a useful group of users/remove the useless predefined groups

Our company just moved to Zoom (5.7.543) from Skype for Business and I would like to customize my list of contacts (on my Windows-based desktop application). Can you give me a hand? Thank you! R My ...
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How can I disable Escape key binding in Zoom

How can I disable Escape key binding in Zoom? When I press it, it shows the meeting controls while I am sharing my screen. I use escape a lot in coding and it is annoying that I have to re-hide the ...
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snap remove --purge zoom-client removed all my zoom recordings

As stated in the title, snap remove --purge zoom-client removed all my zoom recordings. I thought they were stored in the documents folder, as stated here, so I didn't think that would happen when ...
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Does Zoom always use native resolution for Screen Sharing or is there a limit?

My laptop has 3000x2000 resolution and I want to have a Zoom meeting sharing high DPI charts (with small letters). Will Zoom share my screen in the full native resolution? Or is there some limit? I ...
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Can't start Zoom on Windows

I am not able to start Zoom on Windows. When I click on the app in start menu, Zoom window doesn't open. The system tray icon is also not there. All I can see is a new process in Task Manager. I've ...
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Zoom window blinks black during Zoom meeting, step-wise getting worse, in the end staying black; blinking stops at Windows button or stopped Zoom

When using Zoom as a normal passive member of the meeting, the Zoom window starts blinking after some 10 minutes, then getting worse and taking the whole screen, until it finally falls black without ...
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How to copy text from the chat window in the Zoom meetings desktop client?

Until recently, it was trivial to copy text in the chat window in Zoom meetings within the Zoom desktop application: you simply selected the desired text and used the standard keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+...
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IPv6 native and Zoom app failing to connect

I've recently got IPv6 native (dual-stack) working from my ISP to my home network. "Working" means that I negotiate an IPv6 connection, gateway, and a delegated /56 prefix. My LAN picks up ...
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access to zoom videos that was recorded by someone else

I'm teaching on a website of private tutors when the lesson is about to start I click on some button on the website and then a zoom link opens the zoom app. The website records the lesson and after ...
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Arch Linux prevent lock when running specific application

I'm currently running arch linux with i3. To lock my device, I use i3exit. Furthermore I have xfce4-power-manager installed to manage sleep timers ect. My problem is, that I can't figure out how to ...
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Unusual issue with virtual backgrounds on Zoom

I guess I'm only assuming that it's unusual, perhaps not, I don't know. I have a green screen that certainly improved my virtual background but "unfortunately" I have green eyes so they are ...
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Mircophone very quiet

My Microphone is very quiet, not matter if I use it in a Zoom call or for recording. I already maxed the mic boost: Microphone Boost My drivers are up to date. Is there any way to force windows to ...
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Webcam partially doesn't work on Windows 7

My no-name USB webcam doesn't work in Windows 7 in Zoom and Skype. It works perfectly in a web-based test website. In Device Manager it's properly recognised as "HD WebCam" under Imaging ...
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Zoom keeps following current workspace

I am using bspwm on debian. Because of pandemic, we have to use Zoom for online classes. Something annoying that happens is that when i switch workplaces on bspwm, sometimes the Zoom screen "...
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Zoom Magnification: Zoom in on Zoom camera feed

On the Zoom Client application, I would like to alter the video feed that I am sending to other people. I would like to zoom in, to magnify the video feed that they are receiving of me. How do I ...
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Zoom sometimes only shows one color channel from webcam

My coworker Bob's webcam image in Zoom recently started showing just the green channel: The issue is intermittent: Sometimes it shows Bob's image normally, sometimes it looks like this. It might ...
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Can't screen share in Zoom session on Manjaro

I'm using Zoom (Version 5.5.2), and when I start screen sharing from a Zoom session, I get the following popup: Can not start share, we only support Wayland on GNOME with Ubuntu 17 and above, Fedora ...
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Zoom disconnects Wi-Fi

I am a student and I join to some classes via Zoom these days. Most of my teachers use free accounts hence it disconnects us every 40 minutes. The problem is when it happens my Wi-Fi connection also ...
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Zoom suppresses all audio during zoom meeting

Since a couple months ago, I've noticed that, during zoom meeting, no audio is coming through from Chrome and media player despite audio is working fine in zoom. To put in a another way, I can't ...
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Zoom periodic incoming audio packet loss

The symptom: On Zoom calls on a home LAN with around 6 people or more, every 3 minutes the incoming audio will drop out completely for about 5 seconds. Zoom's inspection tool shows audio packet loss ...
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