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beats audio - how to switch off?? dv4180us

Hi , i am user of hp dv 4180us with beats audio system whitch is horrible and i would like to switch of it. any tips how can i do it? thx

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Re: beats audio - how to switch off?? dv4180us

In order to tweak it, Press Fn and B key together to open beats control software

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Re: beats audio - how to switch off?? dv4180us

No, sorry, you didn't really answer the question.  That shortcut you spoke of (Fn+B) doesn't really turn it off.  Even if setting both the movie setting and music setting within Beats to both the Default equalizer setting (everything is flat) it still changes the sound when switching between them (and the Beats Audio box is unchecked).  This leads me to believe there is still some kind of Beats Audio process running in the background.  Anybody know how to completely shut this off?  I was excited about the audio on this computer (HP Envy15 early 2012) from the reviews, but I guess nobody's an audiophile like me.  I've recorded and play music, and I can easily hear the horrible compression that Beats inflicts on whatever I'm trying to this point, I'd prefer to set up everything manually.

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Re: beats audio - how to switch off?? dv4180us

well i dont have a problem with beats audio but i a a heavy writer and that fn-b is constantly annoying me. how do i stop the fn-b thing

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