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Q: Low volume on movies played from laptop

Using an HDMI cable, I connect my HP Pavilion dv7 laptop (Windows 10) to my TV utilising a Yamaha HTR-3066 AV receiver to improve sound quality and options for both TV programs and movies played from the computer. There is no volume problem with TV broadcasts. However, when playing a movie from the laptop, I need to crank up the Yamaha's volume to maximum (-80 dB) just to be able to hear the soundtrack. (The TV's native volume control is deliberately muted.) And if I forget to turn the volume control down before switching to a TV program, windows are nearly shattered. Any suggestions gratefully received!

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hi everybody

can i convert movies played on my laptop through the USB to 5.1 speaker system?

what about the iLINK instead of USB?

i am not really a pro in this so plz bear with me

i bought a 5.1 speaker system but i found out that it needs fibre optic cable or digital coaxial which i don't have on my laptop

so how can i fix this problem

thank u for any feedback

A:can i convert movies played on my laptop through the USB to 5.1 speaker system?

hello and welcome to techspot.

i bought a 5.1 speaker system but i found out that it needs fibre optic cable or digital coaxial which i don't have on my laptopClick to expand...

return the speakers. your sound card, speakers, setup, and movies all have to be 5.1 capable to get dolby 5.1 sound. if your laptop's sound card doesn't support 5.1, then you is s.o.l.!
another option would be to get an external soundcard, but before you buy make sure your laptop can support it!

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I download my movies off a flashdrive and play them on my laptop. the movies with MPEG types play with sound and everything and everything else doesnt have sound. What do i do to get sound on those video types like MKV, AVI Type files. 

A:I download movies onto my laptop and the movies with a MPEG ...

Hi @Noath17bell, Welcome to the HP Forum. I grasp that you downloaded movies onto an USB drive,  when you try to play them , the ones in  MPEG format has both video and audio.but the other formats you get the video but no audio. As this does not appear to be a hardware issue, but a software one please contact Chromebook Help.  HP does not support the Chrome operating system but does support the hardware.  This link may also be useful. HP Chrome OS - Frequently Asked Questions about Your HP Chromebook or Chromebox. Good Luck! To say thanks for helping, please click the "Thumbs Up Icon" below. If you feel this post lead to a resolution, please choose "Accepted Solution "  to help others who may have a similar query find it with greater ease.

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Hi everyone, I have question about asphalt 7. I have a windows 8 dell laptop, I downloaded Asphalt 7, and it runs awesome. the only problem is, I cant play "multiplayer" pop up says "disconnected" "no internet connection available" but that is not the case. I've contacted gameloft, but that's a joke. so has anyone experienced this glitch?

A:Has anyone played Asphalt 7 on a windows 8 laptop?

It may be an issue with the servers but what you can do is reset your router and try connecting to multiplayer again.

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Whenever watching media (youtube, DVDs, etc...) the laptop will often freeze and automatically shut down. It does not happen instantly but will happen within any point, usually within an hour. This is extremely frustrating as I have lost a lot of data and information from these random computer failures and it should not be an issue.I bought the product new, just before christmas 2016 and it is used probably 2 hours a day so I am unsure as to why this issue is recurring over and over again. my previous laptops have run on intel processors and nvidia graphics cards perhaps it is something to do with the amd processor or graphics card not functioning properly.Any suitable fix for this problem or will i have to get it repaired somehow? 

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Hi my son has a laptop with windows 8.1 and he told me all his movies and tv series just disappeared after doing an update ...is this posilble ? i have searched the computor to see if they have been hiden...and right now as i speak i am doing a restore to see if that works ..but any help would be great thank ..and most movies are downloaded from torrents sties ?
 thanks for input ..by the way this is 1 of the best sites out there for getting the job done ...cheers ..my kid is driving me nuts ..i am running out of cold beer lol

A:movies gone from laptop ??

thanks ... dad for trying

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Can i take my laptop and movies from the u.s. and play them in honduras for example?

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Ya how come I can't watch my movies on my laptop.
I can on my home computer after I downloaded a program called Videolan, but when I put the same program on my laptop I get an error message saying "Unable to open 'dvd://D"
I have a Pen. 4 Dell Laptop with of course a DVD player, and don't know a whole lot about compters.
Can anyone fix this for me or maybe know of a free program that I can download that lets you play movies on a laptop.

A:can't watch dvd movies on laptop

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My laptop has S Video output. My TV has S Video input. I want to play a movie that's on my laptop's hard drive. I plugged the cord into my laptop and into my TV but nothing happens. The movie shows up on the laptop but not the TV.

(I thought it would be easy, since my DVD player was plugged into the TV's S Video. I figured I'd unplug the DVD player and plug that right into my laptop. Didn't happen.)

Any tips?

A:Play movies on my TV (from a laptop)

you have to have the TV ON and hookup to your PC and then restart your PC

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I'm hoping this is the right spot to post this if not, sorry and please tell me the right spot.

I have no idea if this is possible but I am wondering if when I hook up my laptop to my tv to watch a movie if there is any way to set it up so you can see only the movie on the tv and not whatever else Iím doing on the screen? Thank you for any help w/ this.

A:Watching movies from laptop to tv

It all depends on what kind(s) of video and audio outputs you have on the laptop and what kind(s) of video and audio inputs you have on the TV.

EDIT: As for showing different things on each screen, that would depend on if your laptop supports dual monitor mode with different information on each screen. Then it would be a matter of how easy it might be to have the DVD player software run in full screen mode on one display.

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does anyone know if this laptop can handle HD movies like 720p or 1080p?

i will be streaming them over wireless N

A:laptop to play HD movies

HULU? lol

yes I think that that would stream in HD but I would suggest at least 8 Mega Bits per second down stream internet for HD streaming, else you will end up buffering every 10 seconds. If you can't get 8megs, 4 megs will run but you may have to buffer after every break.

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when i put a dvd inside the laptop i can hear it but i cant see it. it keeps saying i need to download app but i never had to do that before 

A:i cant see the movies playing on my laptop

Hi, What is the Operating system of your machine ? For Windows, please try the following free player:     http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html    It will play nearly all video formats including DVD's. Regards.

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Grrr ... I hope someone here can help me!!!

I am trying to watch a movie from the website www.watch-movies.net , I have my S-Video Cable attached from my laptop to my satellite receiver. When I press my Function F8, the error message that I receive is, "No External Display Attached."

What step(s) am I missing?

(I run O/S Vista Home on my Dell Inspiron 1420)

Thanks a Bunch!

A:Watch-Movies from laptop to TV

This is not allowed here at TSG. The website you posted has illegal movie downloads.

Please read the rules:
Other Illegal Activities - As you might expect, we don't want anything illegal going on here. Users cannot post hacks, cracks, pirated software, or anything of the like. Furthermore, we do not allow instructions on how to complete illegal activities, such as pirating. Please don't ask for advice on using illegal software, as it will be removed. Click to expand...


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i want to be able to watch movies on my laptop but i cant.when i put the disk in it used to come up with "what do you want to do with this disk" and it would never load and it wanted me to download a app to play the movie.i just tried to play a movie on my laptop but when i put the dsk in nothing happened, so i went it files and my laptop started loading really fast and making lots of noise. when i went into the DVD file in files the only thing that came up was audio and video. i clicked on video but it came up with a whole bunch of other files and when i click on the first on nothing happened. it would be really awesome if you can help me solve this problem.  Cheers,Grace

A:i cant watch movies on my laptop!!!!!

HI @gracechov, Welcome to the HP Forum!  It is a terrific place to find answers and tips! For you to have the best experience in the HP forum I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide. First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More . When posting it is important to include your precise model of HP notebook and the operating system you are running to help us to help you. What is your model of HP notebook? HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number?. What operating system are you running? When you tried to play the movie and you saw the option to download a program, what was the program? If you are running Windows 8 or 10 as they don't include built- in support for playing DVDs, you may need to install a program. For troubleshooting purposes, I will assume that you are running Windows.Have you done all your Windows updates?Have you run the Windows troubleshooter?Have you run the HP Support Assistant?This link may help in the meantime. HP Notebook PCs - Playing DVD or BLU-Ray Movies with PowerDVD. I will wait for your reply. To express appreciation for my post please click the ?Thumbs Up Icon?.  If my post resolves the issue you are experiencing, please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find what worked for you!

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I have a laptop with movies that I would like to watch on my television. My TV is a Sony Bravia KDL-46S2000. It has a VGA slot in the back of the TV and the TV's maximum resolution is 1080i.

After I connect the VGA cable from the laptop to the television, what do I do? I dont see anything.

-Thanks in advance

A:use my tv to watch movies from my laptop...

on the laptop you need to send the signal to the VGA port
to do that usually on laptops you need to press the FN key and then F4 {but the F key may be different - look for a figure like a TV}
each time you press it it will toggle between three setting {not necessarily in this order}
1) Laptop screen only
2) laptop and VGA Port
3) VGA port only

you will also need to link the sound - so a jack plug 2.5mm or 3.5mm depends on what your headphone socket on laptop is - to what ever audio inputs you have TV - probably Phono RCA - coloured red and white for left and right channel

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i am using google chrome and all my movie channels wont stream, any ideas?

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I have a Sony digital video camera that records movies on hi-8 tapes. I wish to view these movies on my Dell Latitude D600 laptop (and possibly record to CD).

How to?



A:Viewing movies from my camcorder on my laptop

Hi Alisa...

Do you have a cable to connect your camera to your laptop?

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ok so i have a dell lattitude820. I have it hooked by vga to a lg 1080p lcd. the tv recognizes the laptop and can surf the web but wont play any of my movies.. they play on the laptop and tv says invalid format.. how can i fix this? thank you

A:tv wont play movies from my laptop

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i am using google chrome and all my movie channels wont stream, any ideas? netflix code is 8050 amazon 

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Can I watch movies I've downloaded on my laptop on my TV by putting them on a USB stick? Or would I need a long HDMI cable? I'm crap with tech stuff. I wanted to do it wirelessly if possible? The files are very large, what GB USB stick would I need?

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Ok, I have a Toshiba DvD-rom SD-C2502 in my laptop and is skipping all the dvds I play, the skipping is ramdomly and sometimes it skips with audio. I load the disk and after 3 to 5 minutes it starts skipping all the time, and this is on every single movie I try to play. DMA is enabled so I guess that is not it. Is it a problem w/ the soundcard or the videocard configuration (I have an Ati radeon 7500)? I tried cleaning the lens and it didn't worked, I also loaded the movies to different programs like WMP, and WinDVD, but that didn't worked either. Can someone help me with this, I am extremely desperate, please help!

A:Help with laptop DVD-drive, is skipping all the movies!

Has this always done this or is this something that has just recently started? Do you have DMA enabled on this drive? Check the properties of the drive in the device manager to find out. If it is not enabled, enable it. If it is enabled you just might have a bad drive. I know that Toshiba does not require any kind of special driver for windoze.

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Hello,, I'M Dennis i   have hp pavillion g4-2120tx laptop with amd radeon hd 7600 series graphics card and intel hd 4000 graphics.can i watch 3d movie on my laptop and if yes what sort of 3d glasses should i have . Thanks

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I can't watch videos or movies on my HP laptop.  I have made no changes.

A:i can't watch videos or movies on my laptop

So what happens when you try to watch them? No picture, error messages......?

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My DVD player on my Dell Laptop plays DVD movies and CD's but doesn't load computer game software. It recognises the name of the software on the icon in my computer but and spins the disk but does not load the software..any thoughts ?? this is a new problem, the computer is only few months old and has been fine up to now. Not sure if somehow the settings have changed.

The only change I have made to the system was to change the DVD player from region 4 to region 2 temporarily ( I was still able to use software then ) and this has since been changed back to region 4.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,


A:DVD RW on Laptop plays DVD movies and CD's but not sofware

I had almost the same problem just yesterday. Mine would read everyting except dvd program disks. I went to control panel, system, hardware, device manager. Right click on the dvd and uninstall. Reboot and let windows find and reinstall the dirve.
It worked for me. Good luck.

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I want to play movies from DVD's from my laptop to my TV so I can watch on the TV. I got a cable and connected from the laptop to the TV and I get the picture but no audio. What do I have to do to get audio?

A:Solved: Play movies from laptop to TV

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I hooked my laptop up to my Plasma TV via S-video and for the sound, RCA to headphone jack. It works fairly well, but with two issues:

1) The video input is bigger than the TV screen. To explain, when I see my desktop on the TV screen and I move the cursor to the far edges of the screen, the screen scrolls a little bit. The movies play, but they are cropped on the sides. Where or how can I adjust this to make the input from the computer fit the TV screen?

2) The sound is muffled. I don't have a receiver hooked up yet and I tinkered with the sound adjustments in the movie player and on the laptop, but I can't figure out how to make it better. Any ideas?

Thanks, please post your thoughts on these issues.

A:Playing Movies On Plasma Through Laptop


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Hi everybody...thanks for all ur help on previous topic....Looks like I posted this on the wrong subject, but I don't know how to re-post it in the correct plkace...so I need some help here...
When I try to watch a Blue-ray movie using the Mediasmart software included in my laptop I can't watch the movie, but just listen to it. I treid using Win Media Player, but it looks it doesn't recognize it..

Here's my comp desc...
Windows Edition: Windows Vista Home Premium
Service Pack 2
Model: HP Pavillion dv7
Processor: AMD Turion? X2 Dual-Core Mobile RM-72 2.10 GHz
Memory(RAM): 4.00 GB
System Type: 64-bit Operating System

Drive E:
Description CD-ROM Drive
Media Loaded Yes
Media Type UNKNOWN
Manufacturer (Standard CD-ROM drives)
Status OK
Transfer Rate 3302.75 kbytes/sec
SCSI Target ID 0
PNP Device ID IDE\CDROMHL-DT-ST_BDDVDRW_CT10L__________________YC07____\5&7B92F76&0&3.0.0
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\cdrom.sys (6.0.6002.18005, 78.00 KB (79,872 bytes), 12/13/2009 9:37 PM)

A:Can't watch Blue-ray movies on my HP Laptop...

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/documen...=reg_R1002_USENcheck this out from hp.sounds like the codec isn't loaded for windows media player but using this has helped with others trying to get mediasmart to work.

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Is there a way to connect your laptop to your TV to watch movies. Do you have to have a certain cable? I have a HP computer with Windows Vista.

A:Solved: Connecting laptop to TV to watch movies

never mind I figured it out.

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i have just bought my laptop and i was told not to install vlc player in it, so I installed the real player to watch movies that i have in my storage. My problem is that no matter how many video players i have tried the video does not play properly. the resolution is always disturbed, the voice is low, pixels keep bursting and its with windows media player too. please help me resolve this issue, hp model : 15-ay019tu

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My laptop is a IBM Thinkpad T60(Yeah, ancient, but it works) with with an intel T2500 dual core clocked at 2GHz, 2 GB of RAM and an ATI x1400 mobility. I got it new (it was bought but never used by the company I work for) recently, and immediately installed some games onto it to see what exactly it could do. After maybe 6-10 minutes depending on the game the laptop freezes, there's no on screen artifacts, just a frozen screen and a loop of whatever sound was playing last, which forces me to do a hard reset.
This is all fine and dandy, I can live without playing games on my laptop, so I left it alone. Until yesterday in which it did the same thing while watching a movie. I read through the first 3 pages of google and searched through the TSG forums, but I found nothing that fixed my problem.
Hope someone can help with this, I'd be satisfied with running low end games and movies. I'm just worried this is going to get worse.

A:Laptop locks up while playing fullscreen, now movies as well.

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I'm trying to connect my Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop to a Sony KDF-E50A12U TV. I have connect both units with the correct cords, but every time I press the switch screen buttons on the computer, it freezes & crashes. I know the cords are correct, because if I press them while the computer is loading up, it shows the load up screen on the big tv, but as soon as the computer has finished its start up, it switches back to the computer screen and then when I press the switch screen buttons again, it freezes/ crashes. Does anyone know how i can do this?

A:How do I connect my laptop to Sony TV to watch movies

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Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

I went here for help on this matter, I followed what I think is exactly how to do what I needed.
But when ever I convert home movies or burn them to dvd I get BSOD saying it's doing a minidump. Then restarts. Just started happening last week. So I deleted my burning Software thinking that may have been the issue/s. But dont know. I know some about pc's but don't know anything on how to fix BSOD.

A:Bsod when burning movies or coverting home movies

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable!

FwLnk.sys Sun Nov 19 20:11:12 2006 (45606600)
Toshiba Firmware Linkage service system driver (included in the Toshiba Value Added Package)
Driver Reference Table - FwLnk.sys

LVUSBSta.sys Sat Feb 3 23:46:13 2007 (45C4CA65)
Logitech QuickCam
Driver Reference Table - LVUSBSta.sys

LVPr2Mon.sys Wed Feb 7 06:41:29 2007 (45C92039)
Logitech QuickCam driver
Driver Reference Table - LVPr2Mon.sys

UVCFTR_S.SYS Thu Jun 26 14:25:19 2008 (4863526F)
Chicony USB 2.0 Camera
Driver Reference Table - UVCFTR_S.SYS

SynTP.sys Fri Aug 15 08:02:22 2008 (48A4E3AE)
Synaptic Touch Pad Driver
Driver Reference Table - SynTP.sys

AGRSM.sys Mon Nov 10 20:56:37 2008 (49184BA5)
Agere SoftModem Driver
Driver Reference Table - AGRSM.sys
Kaspersky is often a cause of BSODs. Please uninstall it for testing purpose and use Microsoft Security Essentials & the Free version of Malwarebytes, update and make full scans separately:Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase
Help protect your PC with Microsoft Security Essentials
Malwarebytes Free

Do not start the trial version of MalwareBytes

Also take a look at: Good & F... Read more

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I can view movies from the library in my CD drive on my computer but
cannot view a DVD movie I just made on my camcorder.

I can view it on my laptop, but not the desktop computer.

Is it possible to copy a DVD home movie that I just put on DVD
to another blank DVD. I need to make about 10 copies.

Can I do this by having another DVD recorder with connecting cables
to the original DVD recorder as we did with VHS tapes?

A:CD drive reads movies but not DVD home movies

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I'm not sure if this happened with 5.55, but with 5.56, when I hit the volume up or down on my keyboard to turn the sound down for everything, it turns down winamp's volume bar too. Sometimes I can move winamp's volume bar up and down and it won't even be working. What causes this? It's pretty annoying for the music to turn down twice as fast or winamp's volume bar to not even work at all.EDIT: Moved to a more appropriate forum

A:Volume keys turning down computer volume and winamp volume at the same time?


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Encrypted Volume Check: Volume Info on \\?\Volume{X}Can Not Read

Found this in my Event Viewer on each start/restart. I don't have any Volumes that I have encrypted. Is this malware? I've run everything prior to noticing including Windows Offline Defender.
Not sure if this is even the correct area to post this!

A:Encrypted Volume Check: Volume Info on \\?\Volume{X}Can't read

I'm going to take a guess, please upload a screenshot of the disk manager (Windows Key+R to open the Run dialog, type diskmgmt.msc, and press Enter).
Posting the actual entry from the Event Viewer can help.

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If you select the Videos app from the Metro screen, and then select "my videos", you can choose to view all, movies, tv or personal files.

In my library I have divided my own files into TV and Movies (using Explorer), and can see all of them intermingled when I select "all" or "personal" on the "my videos" screen. However the "movies" or "tv" lists are empty except that I am invited to look at shows in the Xbox video store.

Is it possible to divide my own files or store them in such a way that they can appear in their respective tv or movies lists on the "my videos" screen (and if so, is there a specific format that I need to have them in, so that, for example, I can group episodes of tv programs together into series, and so on) or is it just for movies and tv programs that I have downloaded form the Xbox /Microsoft store?

many thanks for your help

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I'm looking for a simple software program that would allow me to boost the volume on my laptop.Something that would run in the background and could be easily switched on or off. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance

A:Need more Volume on my HP laptop

Go out and buy a cheap pair of powered external PC speakers

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Speaker sounds in my laptop is very low. i tried the enhancement option which was posted earlier in the forum.windows audio driver has been installed.am i supposed to install realtek driver. please help


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A:Low volume in my laptop

In order to have full fuction of your laptop speakers, you will need HP's Realtek audio driver for your notebook model.  If still installed, you can use HP Recovery manager to redownload your specific Realtek's audio driver.  Search for "HP Recovery Manager" in your charms bar in W8/8.1 to see if you still have the Recovery Manager.  From there, you can hit the "Reinstall drivers and/or applications" tab.  From that tab, find "Realtek HIgh-Definition (HD) Audio Driver" and check that box.  That'll be the most recent driver that HP has for your computer.  I know all this because I uninstalled my HP-modified Realtek driver on my Envy 15t. That HP-modified driver ruined the sound with external speakers because of its horrid fluctuation and compression via the Beats Audio control panel.   I uninstalled this driver and installed the latest Realtek driver from their own website.  Now I have awesome sound with external speakers, but the laptop's internal speakers are low and lackluster at best.  I don't use my laptop speakers much, so I'm fine with this until HP decides to fix this fluctuation and compression problem with their Realtek driver. 

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Hi, I just bought this laptop last week and I found out today that there are problems with the sound. When i play any video or music, the volume keeps on going up and down even when i set the volume to be the loudest. Is this a problem with the settings or the laptop itself?  I really hope HP did not just send me a faulty laptop. =(Thanks.

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My daughter changed the sounds so that they would come out of my TV instead of my laptop and now I don't have a TV and I can't figure out how to get the sound to come back out of my laptop.  I have updated to the new Windows 10 since that occured and can't seem to get to where I can see the volume setup with the base, tremble, and all the rest of that to change back I think.  I'm not too knowledgeable with these devices anyway.  I need help.  I'm trying to play my cds and I can't hear them. 

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Even with all settings at fullest volume is, at most a 3 out of 10. Can hardly hear it. When running troubleshoot it says that there are 2 services and one of them isn't working.

Boyd Bilbo.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2350M CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4043 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1797 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 571 GB (476 GB Free); D: 20 GB (2 GB Free); E: 3 GB (1 GB Free); G: 465 GB (3 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1695
Antivirus: ESET NOD32 Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

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I have a Gateway laptop with a low volume, even at the highest setting.

When I access the Volume Control setting (Conexant AMC Audio), I notice that the PC Volume slide bar is not adjustable. It is there, but it is light gray and cannot be moved. I can adjust all of the other settings, but the volume is still too low on most applications.

The PC Volume is set at about 3/4 volume. I think if I could activate it, I would increase the overall volume of the laptop.

Is there another way to access the PC Volume on a computer?

A:Laptop Volume

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My Windows 10 HP Envy Laptop's sound/volume has gotten really soft and I could barely hear anything. It was't like this yesterday, I already tried the audio enhancements and nothing happened. Please help!!!

A:The Volume of my Laptop has gotten very low

Hi, I've replied on your original thread. DP-K

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I am having problems increasing the volume on my Gateway laptop with the headset plugged in. The indicator shows it is at full volume. When the headset is pulled out, the speakers seem to be quite loud. I have tried two sets of headsets to eliminate the chance that one of those was at fault. How many volume controls are there on this rascal? Any help would be appreciated.

A:low volume on laptop headset

Check that the jack you're using is marked for headphones--there may also be a 'line out' jack' which will have a separate volume control.

Right click the volume control icon near the clock, and left click open volume control. Click 'options', and 'properties'. With the bullet in 'playback', check all the boxes. Click ok, and you may have even more volume sliders--

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I have a Dell Inspiron 5010 and my audio is IDT HD AUDIO and for some reason in skype and in ventrilo my Kraken Pro mic's volume is extremely low. Does anyone know why that's the case? Also when i disabled Skype's intrusiveness in my mic's settings in the control panel when i toggle on the automatic feature on skype that manages mic volume it still manages the volume of my mic even tho i disabled skype's access.

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Hey guys first time poster.

I have read lots of info on similar problems but never managed to sustain an answer that was relevant to me. I bought new headphones, which are clearly meant for other use than listening through a laptop, but anyway. The problem is in the title as it where. Ive seen lots of people babble on about realtek audio drivers, but suffice to say the only info i have about my sound card is thats its a High Defintion Audio Device Driver. I know computers a bit, but im also a bit of a moron.
Anyhoo, is there and solution to go into the driver and enable it to be configured as headphones(i heard that somewhere) as speakers is the only option there. Or is it simply just to fork out on a new sound card, or even better a new pissing laptop!

So i have read that back and it is very cluttered heh, but if anyway can understand my half English i would be very much obliged.

A:Low volume through headphones on laptop

Have you tried going into the configuration(s) for the audio to see if you can somehow raise the volume?

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