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Headphones are too loud when plugged into my computer

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Whenever I use headphones for my computer, I have to turn it to the lowest possible position on the volume bar for it to be at a normal volume. Is there any way to fix this without configuring every application setting? Sorry if this is a very stupid question.
    
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Unfortunately, if it's the lowest it will go, it can't go any lower.

I'd recommend you turn your audio apps sound settings to a fraction of what they currently are and use your windows volume slider as usual. It should help minimize the volume to your hearing standards and wont require you to be constantly messing around with any settings.

I'm sorry if that came across a little bit patronising. redface.gif
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What headphones are they? They sound like pretty sensitive ones, which most mass headphones shouldn't be.
    
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What headphones are they? They sound like pretty sensitive ones, which most mass headphones shouldn't be.

They're cheap $20 Panasonic earbuds.
    
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You can buy headphoans with higher impedence. they will be quieter.

I found though, that having to put my sound at the lowest possible settings muted the fuzzy static sounds that I would otherwise hear.
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post #6 of 7
Well the highest my headset can go is still incredibly quiet for me. : /

Good luck though... : /
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post #7 of 7
Doesn't Realtek audio control panel deal with stuff like that? What are your audio drivers, maybe there is a universal program to control when a jack is plugged in.
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