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Command line sign in to Zoom in Win10

By copying the link in Zoom I'm able to apply a command in a batch file to open Zoom, however, Zoom requires me to sign in (in order to reinstate my status as host). Is there a batch command I can use ...
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Why did my coworker see a "painting-ified" version of my background image on a Zoom call?

I was on a Zoom video call with a coworker today, and I had my background image set to this photo. She asked me about it, and I told her that I took the photo. Then she started making some really ...
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Automatically create Outlook calendar entry upon receiving email with Zoom link

So every week I'm getting an email that looks like this: 【2023/11/20 Zoom Information】 ID: 123 4567 8901 URL: https://zoom.us/j/12345678901?pwd=XYZ123XYZ123XYZ123XYZ123 Password: 112233 (Disclaimer: ...
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How to get Zoom to autopopulate phone number when clicking on "tel" number?

I have a hyperlink to a number that looks like tel+ 1-564-123-4567 . When I click on the link it opens up Zoom but it doesn't autopopulate the number. I am on Windows 10 and have already changed the ...
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One person intermittently muted during Zoom but not in recording

In zoom calls I have one person who is constantly difficult to hear. They are constantly cutting in and out (more out than in). No one else on the calls experiences this issue except for me. This ...
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How to create moving cat overlay/foreground for the Zoom meeting?

Today I participated in the Zoom meeting and one participant visibly enjoyed (and of course, other participants as well) the live presence of her cat. Not all of Zoom users can afford to have a cat. ...
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Using Outlook's Zoom plugin with two different Zoom and email accounts, within same profile - How to avoid log in prompt?

Background: Hi all, sorry if I'm missing anything obvious but I'm helping an end user with 2 emails added to her Outlook for Windows client's profile - and also 2 Zoom accounts. The Zoom accounts ...
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Audio issue during zoom calls

I've a Sony WH-XB910N bluetooth headset which I use a few months ago. Since a few weeks ago I started to have audio issues with it during zoom calls. I just don't hear anything and zoom displays ...
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zoom accessibility issue navigate Participants panel to open More button for selecting Clear All Feedback

Is it just me or does the zoom app really not support the Tab key for navigating outside the active focused Participants panel? To reach the buttons underneath i.e. "More" button to select ...
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Zoom meeting link in firefox launches Zoom but does not connect to meeting

If I open a Zoom meeting link in Google Chrome, the Zoom app launches and the meeting is opened. If I do the same in Firefox, the Zoom app opens, but the meeting is not connected. How do get Firefox ...
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Can Zoom's "ask anonymously" be deanonymized?

Is the Zoom Q&A feature, "Ask Anonymously" irreversibly anonymous? Or, can an admin see who asked the question? I'm wondering if this feature can be trusted to ask juicy questions. My ...
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How to prevent the people in Zoom from hearing the sound (e.g. Youtube) on my PC without headphone?

When I attend a Zoom meeting, I still want to watch Youtube. But I do not want the Zoom people to know that I am watching Youtube, i.e. I do not want them to hear any sound from my PC. Is that ...
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How to start Zoom muted from CLI

We have --url option to zoom (or zoom.exe) binary to start a meeting from the command line providing the meeting ID (confno) and meeting password (pwd) parameters as explained here: Start a Zoom ...
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How can I make the Linux Zoom client remember my name?

Even though I rename myself in a meeting, the next time I log in (even into the same, ongoing meeting), my name switches back to my username. So I have to rename myself every single time and it is ...
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Virtualbox and Zoom icons appear zoomed in, in fresh Windows 10 installation

I think I might know the cause of the issue, but don't know the fix. I installed Zoom, and Virtualbox on a fresh Windows 10 install, before I installed the graphics drivers. Once the graphcs drivers ...
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Is Zoom Original Sound still free?

The company I’m with provides music lessons and our teachers and students have been having problems with enabling the Original Sound feature recently (for the past several months apparently actually) ...
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Output Zoom sound (all participants) directly to a browser in macOS Ventura

Running macOS 13.3 (22E252), and using Chrome Version 112.0.5615.49 (Official Build) (arm64), but it should work in other browser as well. • The goal: outputing (or channelling) the sound of Zoom ...
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How do I change my display name in a Zoom webinar with no participant list displayed?

The only way that I can find to change my Zoom display name through the (Windows) desktop app is to go to the participants list. But at Zoom webinars (as opposed to meetings), the participant list is ...
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Online meetings: share a virtual small screen (1920x1080) instead of my real big screen (3840 x 1600)

I'm using a really big screen (32inch - 3840 x 1600), it works well for me, but when I join online meeting with colleagues (through Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Zoom etc..) and I need to share screen ...
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How to have multiple webcams of the same kind display as different names in applications?

I have a setup on a Windows 10 computer where I have multiple of the same kind of USB webcams connected to one computer. Is there a way to have the system list the webcam names differently so they can ...
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View images in a Zoom chat at full-res by default?

I use Zoom for work and we frequently send screenshots between ourselves. However, Zoom's image previewer loads these (usually relatively large) images as highly compressed, blurry previews, even at ...
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postman window not visible when sharing desktop

I have a linux desktop running on Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon and I am using ZOOM application - specifically a screen share feature to share presentations and various content. Until this point I have not ...
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Why are my computers trying to connect to an (?)unassigned local IP address

I am seeing entries like the following in my router firewall log: Oct 02 17:03:30 [352898.020000] Firewall: Denied CONN=lan MAC=XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:YY:YY:YY:YY:YY:YY:08:00 SRC=aa.aaa.aaa.aa DST=192.168....
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How can I disable incoming videos in Zoom on Windows as a meeting guest (not host/admin)?

I found the option to disable incoming video in Zoom on iPadOS but not Windows: How can I disable incoming videos in Zoom on Windows? Note: I'm not the meeting admin/host.
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How to Use Public Video Stream as Webcam Feed?

I would like to setup an existing public 'live stream' as a 'camera' feed in Windows 11. The goal would be while on a zoom/skype/teams etc, in my list of Cameras, I can pick an option that relays a ...
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Is there a way to zoom in Zoom?

Is it possible to zoom (the action) on an incoming Zoom (the software) video stream? The double use of "zoom" makes this hard to Google. I'm interested in any platform Zoom (the software) ...
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Two issues both related to certificates on Win 7

I have two issues both related to certificates and perhaps both have common reason(s) I need to find out. The first and less important issue is when I try to open any website via https in Chrome ...
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global shortcut to start / stop video

I can use CTRL+V shortcut to start / stop video in Zoom meetings, however it works only when Zoom is the active app. I'd like to have a shortcut working regardless of active window. How it can be ...
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Can't join a meeting via Zoom 5.10 and update the app to at least 5.11

Today when I try to join a meeting via Zoom v5.10.1 (I could do before), a dialog window is appeared with the text "Update required. Your app version needs to be 5.11.1 or higher to join this ...
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Zoom - Output both headset audio and microphone output to Zoom call

Windows 10 Steelseries Arctis 7 headset Working over Zoom, and wish to share what I hear in my headphones along with my microphone output with other participants in the call. I tried following the ...
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How do I allow firefox as a snap to run an external program?

I have custom links in my personal wiki to do routine tasks on my computer. For example, when I click the URL mysecretprotocol://launch-calculator, Firefox would run ~/.bin/run-from-firefox launch-...
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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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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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