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I've got a number of windows open, including several browser windows. One of them is playing an annoying advertising video.

How can I easily locate which window is playing audio?

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Ability to see per-application sound output: Check out

Within Chrome, you can use the Mutetab extension to see what tabs/windows are playing audio.

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Everybody can edit answers anyway, there is no need to turn it into a community wiki for that. – patrix Apr 9 '13 at 8:26
Good to know, thanks :) – Motin Apr 9 '13 at 9:56

You could use chrome developer tools to inspect the page you are viewing. Click on the resources tab to inspect what resources are used.

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1.) Close one window after the other and locate the sound. Then reload using the history tab. 2.) Install AdBlock and you don't need to care about it anymore!

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I think 1.) is not what the OP meant by easily ;) – Bart Arondson Dec 26 '12 at 1:10

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