What is wrong with my computer?

When I play any movie or song on my computer; there is something wrong with the volume. I can hear the background music and the soundeffects regularluy, but when the characters talk in the movie or the verses in songs, the volume sounds distant. I can still hear it if I come up close.

4 Answers

  • n7of9a
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    you most probably have 5 channel sound selected but only have 2 speakers...look in your sounds settings in control panel and make sure the speaker settings reflect what you actually have

    alternatively it could be a software fault (i.e. the media player you are using). use vlc, it plays everything perfectly

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Check the setting on your sound program some of them have additional settings that uses special effects (Creative Labs program for the SoundBlaster). If so, disable/change it.

  • 1 decade ago

    If it is a laptop without using external speakers you have to listen very closely to hear dialog.

    Source(s): That's my experience anyway. I have a Dell inspiron 1525.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    turn up the volume

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