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Why does my WP silence alerts when I listen to music via headphones?

Q: Why does my WP silence alerts when I listen to music via headphones?

I like to listen to music but I don't want to miss text, mail or call alerts, my WP immediately mutes all alerts. I've looked for settings to change this but can't seem to find any. Not sure which model it is (is a work phone and we call it the guvnor) but It's the net version of the old 1520, like a phablet.

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Also, is there ANYwhere that I can just download a song without taking out a bank loan or giving them my firstborn? I went to Yahoo radio, too, and went through the sign-in procedure and then it wouldn't complete. The button just did nothing. I don't plan to do a lot of downloading music. I just want to get a song occasionally.

Any help will be appreciated.
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A:Solved: Listen to music clips or download music

Here is a link to free radio stations in the UK (I don't know where you are based)
http://www.radiofeeds.co.uk/
Scroll down to the player that you use.

 

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A:How to listen Spotify with headphones?

Welcome!

In Control Panel>Sound, make sure your headphones are set as the default device. Click on them and select Default Device at the bottom.

Good luck!
~JK

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Oh, and I'm using foobar2000 v.0.9
 

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This morning when i started up my computer i found that the small "volume" icon on my taskbar had a red cross by it and it said "no audio output is installed". I then removed my audio files through add/remove hardware which were then automatically reinstalled on reboot thanks to Vista.

My problem is my though i now receive sound through my laptop (built in speakers), when i plug in any headphones the audio still comes through the speakers and not through the headphones.

Any help on this matter would be appreciated.

I have a Toshiba Satellite A205-S764 Notebook with Vista.

Many thanks,
Tashaq
 

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Bump!
 

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A:Won't let me listen to music :(

First reinstall the programs that don't respond.Also tell us what type of soundfile you want to play e.g. mp3, wav or other types..
 

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A:How can I listen to music whilst swimming?

:big grin: My wife JUST purchase a waterproofed iPad Shuffle from waterfi.com

website is very descriptive and the device is AS Advertised - - she's very happy with it
 

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sounds like a flash player issue ,
possibly.

try install the latest version and let us know how you get on.

Adobe Flash Player - Downloads

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A:Can't listen to music from flash drive

Internet Explorer /Tools /Internet Options / Connections

Make sure you select 'Never dial a connection' and Apply

In Windows Media Player
select Now Playing at the top, close and open again.

Sometimes if you have clicked on Media Guide, I've found it seems
to stick there, (until you select as above) and tries to open the Internet.

But the new computer should not be accessing the flash drive if the music
has been copied over. Clicking on any WMA file (standard windows media file)
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In the Player open Tools / Options / File Types and put a tick in each box.

Just trying the obvious for the moment.

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You know Windows Vista comes with Windows Media Player 11, right? It should have everything you need. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/...What file formats are you trying to play?User Info Page Biography for full specs.

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I guess may be different in protocols?
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Does the desktop have Bluetooth capability? Most desktops do not have that, the capability (hardware) must be added.

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Several things of note. First it is absolutely essential that you update to Service Pack 3 because come July 10th XP with Service Pack 2 will no longer be supported. You need some serious updating and it may be a central reason you are experiencing issues..

Second, before you do the above there is a very strong possibility you are still infected. Go to our Virus and Malware Removal forum and read the 8 Step sticky. Follow it step by step -- don't skip any of the steps. When you finish post on that forum with the required logs attached.

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Fifth, you mention both Avira and Avast. Are both of these installed? Please tell us all the security software you have installed and running in real time protection.

Good luck.
 

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This then plays my music library (without commercials or issues).
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Quote: Originally Posted by rubyjen


Hello. I have a simple Acer Aspire netbook with Realtek Audio Manager. I currently use USB headphones (due to a bad connection in the standard headphone jack). Of course the audio manager is very simplified, but I still managed to mess something up...I was listening to music and, while doing so, clicked on "Set Default Device". Immediately the sound via headphones ceased, and I'm not able to simply click again to undo what I did. Any and all feedback is appreciated...Thanks...


right click speaker >playback devices>right click show disabled devices.

There should be speakers, and headphones. chose which ever you want as default.
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A:Laptop doesn't recognize when I put in headphones, only plays music through speakers.

Hello. Test the audio driver to find out if the driver is causing the problem, by switching between the Realtek audio driver and the Windows native audio driver. You have to have a Realtek driver installed to use this test.
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A:Voice not loud with headphones - background music too loud

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then:
IF YOUR HARDWARE CAME
WITH AN INSTALLATION CD
OR FLOPPY DISC...

then:
VGA DEVICEWIZARD CANNOT
FIND THE NECESSARY
SOFTWARE

Also my cursor, which used to be a mere vertical line as in: l
is now 1/8" wide and annoying.

Please help me fix these.
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A:sound of silence

Moved from Business applications forum...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sound-of-silence.620915/
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Windows ME was randomly freezing everytime I left it alone for more than a minute, so I got Windows xp home ed. OS is fine, but now I have no sound at all. Checked drivers, reinstalled (I'm using Turtle Beach Santa cruz if that matters), all the little green checks are there and everything but no sound. Here's another weird thing for you to ponder... On analog output the speakers emit nothing, on digital they emit a weird static buzz when sound should be playing. The speakers are fine, they worked the day before yesterday when I got WinXP and they have power. I've tried everything I could think of, which isn't much but....Please help me out of the cone of silence!!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/audio-silence.216181/
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A:Silence is NOT golden!

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f284/silence-is-not-golden-337986.html
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not in my case as I would like to listen to music on my pc but I can't get any sound out of it

here's my specs.

Computer:
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)
Computer Name HOMEPC (Home PC)
User Name ******

Motherboard:
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 1800 MHz (18 x 100)
Motherboard Name MSI MS-6534 (3 PCI, 1 AGP, 1 CNR, 2 DIMM, Audio)
Motherboard Chipset Intel Brookdale i845
System Memory 1024 MB (PC133 SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award Modular (09/26/01)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)

Display:
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400 (64 MB)
3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400
Monitor Plug and Play Monitor [NoDB] (11011)

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter Creative SB Live! Sound Card
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how do I go about restoring the sound???
 

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A:Silence is golden :P

Noctua IMO are the kings of fans.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/silence-is-golden-p.189868/
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Help.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/silence-reigns.647680/
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With sincere apologies to Simon & Garfunkle.

The sound card worked until I was forced to reformat the hard drive and re-install Win98SE. The system is an AT&T (yup, I'm the guy that has the only one they made, I think) Globalyst 640 with 96 MB and a Pentium (no Roman numeral) 100.

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I'm an OK smart guy with a regressive computer gene. I have checked the other posts with "sound" in them and none of them seemed to be appropriate to my situation.

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A:Silence my pc fans?

kiyhkuj said:



ps that's not my real name! lolClick to expand...

When I heard that wasn't your real name, you could have knocked me over with a feather! captaincranky is my real name......

Buy a fan controller panel: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...&DEPA=0&Description=fan+controllers&x=10&y=32
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/silence-my-pc-fans.96506/
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Anything will help,
Thanks in advance.

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A:how to silence loud system

Water cool it. Nothing quieter and as effective.
Corsair make 'em as do ASETEK. I'm using a Corsair w/c setup atm to cool a o/c P4. The Asetek unit is far better tho, higher flo rates and double the cooling. Google them as I'm in OZ and you are (I assume) in the States so can't supply links.

Check it out :grinthumb
 

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A:Sound OK on Skype - Everything else = Silence?

Maybe this setting will help...

...or maybe not.

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/380453-sound-ok-skype-everything-else-silence.html
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A:Silence. Curtains. Reboot.

AVG isn't too good at virus detection so it's still very possible your PC is infected with something, but we can't help you with that on this forum - some bright spark may give you bad advice and make the matter worse. We have a dedicated forum for malware issues (or suspected malware issues) here: http://forums.techguy.org/54-virus-other-malware-removal/

If and when your PC is declared virus free but you still have the above problems, by all means post here again.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/silence-curtains-reboot.1008359/
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A:Silence modem dialling

KennyP,
Using win98 /ie
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properties, then configure to get to modem volume slider.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/silence-modem-dialling.64123/
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The firm has accused the blogger of trademark infringement — a common tactic of companies like Wal-Mart and Farmers Insurance Group to silence criticism — and of running a “fraudulent” web site that misleads the bank’s customers.

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-- Tom
 

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A:Recommendations for Recording Intervals of Silence

Ambiflex, do you have a cd burner which can set recording intervals for the time that you want? Also, since this is something that would continue to play over a long period of time, you would have to set your cd player to the "repeat" setting.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/recommendations-for-recording-intervals-of-silence.254817/
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A:Silence vs. noise in a power supply?

An EPS version is normally meant for servers, where reliability is the main concern, and it will probably have been tested just that little bit more.
Their noise-levels appear identical.
The 2-fan version has that extra bit of safety built in, if one fan breaks down.
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Calculate here:
http://www.jscustompcs.com/power_supply/Power_Supply_Calculator.php?cmd=intel

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A:The Sounds Of Silence And Simon And Art Aren't Here

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/37093/the-sounds-of-silence-and-simon-and-art-arent-here/
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A:Linux compact flash booting for silence

I don't see why it couldn't work. CF cards are pretty much the same as normal IDE drives, only the connector is a bit different.

I've been considering one myself for an old computer too.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/linux-compact-flash-booting-for-silence.62030/
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Have compiled a digital ripped playlist, using WMP, from my CD collection based on an OOP vinyl-only release.
 
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I ask because, on the vinyl-only release, there is more silence between said particular songs as there is a change of pace. On the digital ripped playlist this silence is markedly shorter and really does unsettle the pacing to the point where it's distracting and disappointing.
 
All the songs are available for download but not in non-lossy format, AFAIK. The ripped playlist is for personal enjoyment only - for the memories.
 
 
Thank-you.

A:adding more silence between songs on a ripped playlist

Hi,  If you use Audacity you can edit tracks to add silence at the end of tracks or even at the beginning of one, too.  Here is the main manual but here is the menu I think you are looking for. 
 
Hope this helps.
 
 
 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/493881/adding-more-silence-between-songs-on-a-ripped-playlist/
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A:How to hide / silence auto Java updates?

Welcome to Seven Forums.

I've never heard or read where Java will update itself.

I check these sites out each day for manual updates.

Calendar Of Updates

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I'd rather do updates myself and un-check automatic updating of anything.

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I would very much like to have a silent running low power PC for mundane tasks such as web browsing document writing etc I have flash Linux for silence booting compact a GHz fanless mini-ITX board already but I need some guidance with the software side I do not want to have to listen even to a laptop Linux compact flash booting for silence hard drive crunching away so I plan to use NAS to store many GBs of data and make the PC solid state I am not sure exactly what is the best way of doing it At first I thought network booting was the way but I recently I downloaded and used gParted a live CD with partition and hard disk tools It has a proper graphical interface with a desktop and the whole thing is only MB It seems you can do a lot with a small amount of disk space and since a good GB compact flash card is not that expensive I reckon that will give me enough space to work with and will Linux compact flash booting for silence be speedy enough to replace a hard disk Ideally I want a fully up to date Linux OS with gnome firefox IM basic word processor to run right out of the compact flash card I want to be able to use any software like openoffice the GIMP etc but that can be loaded from the NAS maybe this is where I really don t know how to go about setting it up But I want the OS to behave like a regular OS installed to a hard drive where you can make changes to it and they will still be there after it is rebooted As opposed to a Live CD running out of the compact flash card i e not a quot read only quot OS As for the NAS it is very likely I will make my own with a PC running ClarkConnect - www clarkconnect com it will be a firewall and NAS box It will have at least GB disk space which I think can be set up as either FTP or Windows File Server Samba What do you think Is it feasible Or am I just crazy nbsp

A:Linux compact flash booting for silence

I don't see why it couldn't work. CF cards are pretty much the same as normal IDE drives, only the connector is a bit different.

I've been considering one myself for an old computer too.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/linux-compact-flash-booting-for-silence.62030/
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I left for work this morning, and my computer remained on as per normal. Nothing stressful left running only skype and a browser as far as I can remember. Come home and find that the screen won't move from being black. Restart and it loads up normal until it says "Loading Operating System..." It then moves to a black screen which after a few seconds fades out to an even darker black. Then nothing happens. I have/am trying to run the repair tool via CD boot of my Win7 disk but it is incredibly sluggish. I've been waiting to even see the repair tool for an hour each time before I get frustrated and retry. Also I cannot enter safe mode via spamming F8. It seems that my Win7 went rogue and decided to move out. Anyways, I'm stumped. Please help. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Loading Operating Seystem... then black screen of silence.

My suspect: faulty hard drive. Test it with the drive maker's DOS diagnostic software which runs from a bootable CD which you create from the downloaded ISO file. Links are at top of this page: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/loading-operating-seystem-then-black-screen-of-silence.1016743/
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Hello everybody, i heard that it will require soldering new headphones with OEM ones in this thread:

http://bit.ly/moD6Q3

Just to be able to switch tracks and get handsfree option. Otherwise i don't believe good quality earbuds from Sony would be able to provide handsfree and track switching. One guy recommended Sony MDR E829V, but since they are not in-ear earbuds, i found similar ones called Sony MDREX36V which are silicone earbuds and have in-line control.

Now question:

They have in-line remote and if i will solder them with old ones which have song switcher remote, will i have 2 remotes on one cable in the end?

I have 0.1 experience in soldering things.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/htcs-oem-headphones-are-too-big-for-my-ears-i-need-new-reliable-headphones.1004252/
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Hello all I'm having a problem with my turtle beach x 's and just headphones in general in my computer i got turtle its the cant computer, not with use headphones sure headphones. pretty beach headphones quite cant use headphones with computer, pretty sure its not the headphones. a while ago and i haven't needed to use the mic until now before i have tried using it but it has never worked i dismissed it as a problem with the headphones but didn't care because i didn't really need to use the mic no i would like to talk to my friends in-game but my headphones still don't work i tried plugging them into the ports on my case and motherboard but to no avail then i tried to use some old crappy Logitech headphones to see if it is a problem with my PC and they didn't work either the nature of the problem is as follows i know its not a mic problem because i can hear myself fine when i flip the little switch when i plug my headphones in it doesn't show up in the recording devices even with show disabled unplugged checked i don't really know how to troubleshoot beyond that so i would appreciate your help thanks in advance Theweasels

A:cant use headphones with computer, pretty sure its not the headphones.

UPDATE: I installed skype to see if i could get it to work, and it said could not detect sound card. i have a really old mobo, so could it not have build in capabilities for recording? do i need a sound card?

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/327792-cant-use-headphones-computer-pretty-sure-its-not-headphones.html
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i have an old aptiva 2176, with an intell pentium1. was putting another hdd in it to put linux on it. now something is really messed up. the BIOS is saying no hard drive installed. i reset the BOIS to factory setting nothing. ran the recovery disk nothing, ran the siagnostics disk still nothing, reset the BIOS nothing. it will not see any harddrives at all. jumpers are fine. even my friend who is taking CS at RIT was stumped. any type of help would be nice.
 

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So i have been trying to install AVG 8.0 free edition on this computer; however, whenever i try to get it to run the extraction bar comes up at any random moment a msg box pops up saying "are you sure you want to cancel" i have been clicking no and the extraction gets to about 80% or it looks like it completes... BAM it closes itself... I had downloaded it on the computer i want to install it on... i have also downloaded it onto a flashdrive from a different computer and when i try to run/install the AVG on the flashdrive it does the exact same thing BUT when i go back to the flashdrive, the avg.exe file is GONE and the file isnt in the recycle bin either

Hulp

ps. i run XP with SP2 cause i'm pretty sure you NEED SP2 before you can install AVG
 

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Can I plug an antena into the USB port and listen to Radio stations? anyone experience with that?

A:Listen to Radio and TV on PC

Are you aware that most radio stations are already available online?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/251797/listen-to-radio-and-tv-on-pc/
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Good Morning:

I have a question for you Vista gurus that is way above my pay grade.

I recently reinstalled the Vista O/S to get rid of a myriad of annoying little glitches. When I reloaded the Vuze bit torrent downloader I got an error message telling me that it had failed to establish listen with port 49423 and to check to see if it was being used by some other application. How do I go about doing this?

Many thanks for any information you good people can provide.

Regards
Powell Lucas

A:listen port

Originally Posted by Powell


Good Morning:

I have a question for you Vista gurus that is way above my pay grade.

I recently reinstalled the Vista O/S to get rid of a myriad of annoying little glitches. When I reloaded the Vuze bit torrent downloader I got an error message telling me that it had failed to establish listen with port 49423 and to check to see if it was being used by some other application. How do I go about doing this?

Many thanks for any information you good people can provide.

Regards
Powell Lucas



Powell

what firewall are you running? what router?

thanks

Ken

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/256286-listen-port.html
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Getting error message "Missing ID3 Headers"
 

A:Cannot listen to MP3 with WMP (Vista)

Hrm..
mabey here..

http://musicbrainz.org/index.html

Starkiez
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cannot-listen-to-mp3-with-wmp-vista.627089/
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In my system Windows XP SP1 is insatlled. I want to know how to test that my inbuilt (cabinet) speaker is working or not. In Dxdiag tool, under music tab four music ports are listed....

1) Microsoft Synthesizer
2) C-Media Wave Device
3) Microsoft MIDI Mapper [Emulated]
4) Microsoft GS Wavetable SW Synth [Emulated]

When i test Directmusic then i am able to listen the music( outside speaker) from first two. But no sound from last two i.e (3 and 4). Please tell me this hardware or software problem. I don't get any error message from anywhere.
 

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Cortana doesn't listen the mic...but it is working on other software...I5559

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well i have a cd drive kinda looks like this
and if i plug my headphones in the headphone slot on the drive, all i can hear is static but if i hook them up in the back of my pc, i can hear my music just fine, no static. my headphone cord is short so i cant use the back, and i want to use the front where its closer. how can i do that?
 

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I simply want to listen to MP3 files that are stored on a DVD disc. I just tried opening it in my computer and was hoping to copy the files to my computer from the DVD disc.

I tried to play it in WMP but says I am missing the Codec. This is my work puter and I don't have any DVD software installed. Is there a way I can access these files? Any help?

Thank you much.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/91830/just-want-to-listen-to-mp3-on-a-dvd-disc/
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Hi guys

When I am some messenger like paltalk or yahoo , if i want others listen to my music through my Mic without phisicaly i put the Mic near my speaker , I mean others listen to my music through the computer with original sound . I hope i could explain well.

is it possible in some way ??

thanks in advance
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/others-can-listen-audio.807173/
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Hey guys You know how Device? Mic USB to - Listen in USB Mic - Listen to Device? W you have an option to check off quot Listen to Device quot when looking at microphone properties and by doing so it plays the sound directly through your desktop speakers Well my question is how does one accomplish this in Windows XP I have a webcam setup but I would like to listen to the sound directly Preferably without having to run any software I can tell you my purpose if it helps I am using a webcam as a baby monitor I use Flash media Encoder and Justin tv to stream it The nursery is only a piece of plywood away from my computer so it goes right through Now I can play both video and audio through the browser when playing the feed in the browser But there is a delay So in Windows all I need to do is play the sound directly through the speakers and that way I don't have the problem of the sound being delayed Considering the video at night is useless because it's dark I'm not worried about that delay And during the day we can hear things fine so we can look over to the computer and see what we heard quite funny really Anyway like I said I'm trying to play the sound of the microphone directly over the computer speakers Does anyone know how to accomplish this

A:USB Mic - Listen to Device?

Hi,

Older sound cards had two sets of input output controls. One for input and one for recording. You were able to turn on the mic and speakers at the same time. Wasn't very useful as you always got feedback. Don't know about your sound card but have a look. Maybe you won't have the feedback if you can get the mic far enough away.

Good Luck, jim

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/usb-mic-listen-to-device-634133.html
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hi there

I think it is time that the computer should be able to PERFECTLY understand the human through speech and respond back to him, like in movies (iron man even flubber ).
I used the speech recognition software in vista but it still needs loads of improvement.

So i was wondering if any of you know about any software which helps in doing this, or atleast something that can make the PC have cool conversations with you and read texts with you (i know about narrator, very robotic).

Eagerly waiting for any discussions regarding this.

Compuwhiz93

A:PC able to talk and listen

Although great improvements have been made with speech recognition, home computers currently don't have the capacity to comprehend fully spoken language. For a start off, words can have a slightly different meaning depending on how it is pronounced, and the context in which it is used. In addition, the human brain can recognise the same word when pronounced in many different ways by people with differing accents and dialogue inflections. Unless the speech recognition system in a computer has already learnt the word, and the ways that it may be pronounced, it cannot understand a word if asked to recognise it through audio input. Even if it does know the word, it might not recognise it if it comes in a different accent and inflection.

As regards the computer outputting speech, it is currently very robotic because the number of voices available is very limited. Although the pitch and speed can be varied, this usually affects all of what is being output by the same amount, unlike normal human speech which can change in pitch and speed dynamically. Whilst certain punctuation can make the pitch of the word prior to it rise or fall, the end result is still very much robotic.

Unfortunately, home computers simply don't have the memory capacity or resources in order to be able to speak and to understand speech in the same way as a human brain can. Mainframe computers fair better because they have more memory and resources available, in addition to more processing power thanks to them supporting multiple CPUs (realistic speech comprehension and reproduction is CPU-intensive).

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i am using virtual dub to record videos, and a i have a setup that has my mic played through my headset so when VD records the headset it hears me as well, but there is a delay so it has an Eco and that is a annoying, is there a way to listen to the mic but it doesn't reach the headset or something along those lines?

sugestions for good recording software is welcome also

A:'listen' to mic, but still have it muted

The problem is most likely a monitor setting in VD. When I was first recording some albums off a turntable using Audacity, I kept getting an echo through the speakers. The USB turntable would normally play the sound through the speakers fine until I tried to record it. Turns out, Audacity has a setting to turn monitor-sound on or off. I turned it off and all worked great. You might check VD for a similar setting.

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/290131-listen-mic-but-still-have-muted.html
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I am trying to set up a listen server for COD UO. I am only trying to set it up for two people. (me and another individual) The other individual has my server populate on his screen via my ip, but when he tries to join, it just says "awaiting connection" and never connects. We both more than meet the system requirements and have high speed cable. I have have turned off windows firewall when attempting this, but still nothing. I have e-mail the folks at activision, and they are yet to reply. Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/setting-up-a-listen-server-for-cod-uo.281832/
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virtually any radio station website I try will not play. I click on the listen live link (no matter if I'm on firefox or explorer) and it give an error message and shuts the browser down. I have windows xp media edition. Also, when I bring up my media player, and I click on the file link it gives a list of some videos/jpg that have been viewed in the past. They seem "stuck". I don't know if the problems are related? Help?
 

A:Listen Live problems

welp, maybe try checking for any updates for media player?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/listen-live-problems.421865/
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Hello all,
I am using ASIO4ALL with Traktor 3 so that I am able to get 2 channels out of my soundcard.
What I mean is that I am using one channel for the speakers and another channel for my headphones.
I need the headphones so as to listen to the "Cue" Deck.

I have connected my speaker system to my soundcard with one cable.
But I had figured out (when I used XP) that I was able to have what I want when the settings were 5.1 speaker system at realtek settings.

Now I cannot listen to anything from Traktor 3 when using ASIO4ALL.
What can I do?
Thank you for your time.

A:ASIO4ALL and Traktor 3 / Cannot listen anything

This is mystery to me as well. I tried using ASIO4ALL with FL Studio 8/9 but couldn't get any sound at all...

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/48146-asio4all-traktor-3-cannot-listen-anything.html
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Hello, i have a tv tuner, but the sound needs to go from the tuner to the line in. I have a cable which connects those 2, but i am unable to figure out how to listen to the audio coming into the line in... I have vista OS. Any ideas?

Korrupt
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-listen-to-line-in-on-vista.83949/
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I have been using Windows Speech Recognition for about a year While I find it to be more fun than practical I have Listen To My Anymore PC Wont Me put a lot of time into teaching it my voice and getting it to respond to my commands All of a sudden it has stopped working I have searched the Internet for a solution and can't find one Several people have entered posts citing their problems with WSR My PC Wont Listen To Me Anymore and the errors they get when trying to use it My problem is different I can't get WSR to launch at all When I click on it the quot little wheel quot goes around for a second or two and then nothing My microphone and speakers are working fine Can WSR become broken Can it be replaced Are there any settings I may have accidentally changed that I need to put back the way they were WSR has become almost a friend a personality for my computer and I miss it Any help will be appreciated Likekinds

A:My PC Wont Listen To Me Anymore

Hi likekinds. . .

Welcome back to TSF.

I haven't used this option, but there have reports involving various devices that have just stopped functioning. I don't know if your's is one of them or not. For me it is my mouse pad, others it is DVD, sound, etc...

Try running the system file check/repair utility -

START | type cmd.exe in the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe | select Run as Admin.

At the command prompt type the following:

sfc /scannow

regards. . .

jcgriff2

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/my-pc-wont-listen-to-me-anymore-243740.html
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For some reason, my PC has started to refuse to play live streams. When I try on WMP, I get a message about removing the media I am trying to play and reconnecting to the internet. I have no luck in other media players. I've tried changing the WMP associated with live streams, but that hasn't worked.

Any suggestions ?
 

A:Can't listen to live streams

Is just asking you to remove the media you trying to play or do you get a more specific error message?

Are you able to play the files locally. Have you tried to play streaming media from different locations?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-listen-to-live-streams.196729/
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Autoplay insists on using the "Open folder to view files" option.
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Instead it INSISTS on using the "Open folder to view files" option.
This makes me sad.
Please help.

Love,
Brent
 

A:Autoplay will not listen to reason

Nevermind. It was the CDROM driver. The CDROM driver was being mean.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/autoplay-will-not-listen-to-reason.835556/
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Hi,

a friend gave to listend some compact data storage music cds that can only be listen from a mp 3200-7000 from a company in europe called Mood Media . how can i listen to this cds. do i need a emulator, a software...?the cd has this logo sacem,sacd,sdrm,sgdl. need help thank u .

A:How can I listen cd (Mood Media)???

Hi and welcome to TSF have you tried winamp Download Winamp Media Player - Free MP3, Video, and Music Player - Winamp

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/how-can-i-listen-cd-mood-media-667855.html