How to MUTE the howling sound out of GW2

Discussion in 'Guild Wars 2' started by Jinx, Jan 8, 2013.

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    Jinx Community Member

    Noticed many people dunno how to get rid of the annoying howling coming out of the game. This usually results in people relogging and getting on loooong queues so here's the most simple way to get rid of it.

    NOTE: This will completely STOP in-game sounds.
    Click the little arrow next to your clock on the Desktop. Small Window will open.
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    Find the Speaker icon and click on it.
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    Click Mixer.
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    Find the Guild Wars 2 Application (Note: You need the game running for that.) and lower the slider to 0 or just press the blue speaker icon underneath it to mute the in-game sound.
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    Done and done.

    PS: I know it sounds redicolous but we encounter players asking how to stop the howling almost every night during the raids.
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    Jynks Community Member

    Soon to be posted: Tips on how to start up your game! :rolleyes:
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    Tvar Veteran BOON

    How I play game no ban?
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    Alphasword SinBinned

    There is an easier way then that, go to game options in your in-game menu select the Sound tab then select your Headset or speaker change it then switch back to whatever you where using b4 and the sound problem is fixed.
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    Xelendar Veteran BOON

    Some of our players reported that this turnaround crashed the game for them, so try this at your own risk...

    ... of being stuck in queue for WvW again ;)
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    Firoz Veteran BOON

    Are we talking about the fire alarm audio bug?
    You can actually fix this problem.

    Reset your gw2 audio settings.
    And don't change the sound quality and the mixing buffer anymore.
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    Koja Veteran BOON

    hah ill take that as a joke...nice one bro !
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    Jinx Community Member

    I havent done anything with mine,just mute the sound but the bug was still there.

    erm... ok.
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    Fizzee Veteran BOON

    shows how long ago since you last played :p
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    Doodle Bush Whacker!

    Lol is this a serious thread?
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    Jinx Community Member

    Even after this thread was created people are still asking how to do it.
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    Tvar Veteran BOON

    Atleast now you can answer "it's on teh forumz"
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    Doodle Bush Whacker!

    Next time i have a bug in a game i guess i'll just uninstall it :eek:
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    Tvar Veteran BOON

    Good idea keeping this thread active and easy to find for the ppl struggling with turning off irritating in-game sounds, good thinking Doodle. Smrt or just nothing to do at work again? :D
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    Xelendar Veteran BOON

    Are you quitting gaming? :p
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    Doodle Bush Whacker!

    i never have anything to do at work :juggle:

    And no i have not quit gaming, i discovered skyrim pretty late. Just waiting for elderscrolls online now.. Nothing else worth playing atm

    Trolling is my latest passion
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    Tvar Veteran BOON

    Hahaha, yes a newly discovered passion of yours, I'm sure :D

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