|29 Jun 2014||#1|
Keyboard freezing up every time PC plays media.
So my problem sprung out of nowhere just the other day.
I like to consider myself a pretty tech-savvy guy, but even after consulting a few people I know, I'm stumped.
For some reason, every time I play some sort of media (i.e. an itunes song, a youtube video, a video on vlc/media player/GOM, or even a game) my keyboard freezes, and won't start working again till whatever's making noise at the time stops. Even as I write this, I'm getting facebook messages which is causing it to freeze up on me. Skype calls also do this.
Solutions that I've tried:
1) Plugging it into a different USB slot. Changed nothing, still only targeted the keyboard, even if I plugged the mouse into to slot the keyboard usually is in.
2) Uninstalling keyboard drivers in device manager. This just made it re-install the keyboard drivers once I plugged it back in, and the same issue continued.
3) Using an older, simpler keyboard to test to see if the fault was with the newer one. Nope, still did the same thing.
4) Error checked my local Disk. Not much to say here, didn't accomplish much.
5) Got every single windows update it would let me get my hands on.
6) Update my graphics drivers.
7) Updated my keyboard drivers.
8) Turned on the legacy settings in my BIOS setting.
9) Disabled USB selective suspend settings in the power options.
10) Attempted to do a system restore. Didn't happen I'm afraid, some weird shadow copy error that I managed to fix, but only by erasing my previous save points.
The thing is that the keyboard is fine.
Even the computer seems to admit that there isn't a thing wrong with it.
The drivers are working fine, it comes up as having no problems in the devices and printers section, and I'm at my wits end here. I can't seem to find any other thread of forum online with someone having the same issues as me.
Anyway, any sort of assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500k CPU @ 3.30GHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology co.Ltd.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
Razer Lycosa (If it helps).
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|29 Jun 2014||#2|
Welcome to SevenForums,
Forget it! The Razer Lycosa.sys drivers are just a pain...
Got once in a while regular BSOD and freeze, forcing me to unplug the keyboard then re-plug. Bsods also happen at restart when it got frozen...Minidump tells either usbport.sys or Lycosa.sys to crash.
I've not install the Razer Synapse on my machine but i guess it is the same driver they do provide. I'm using their original drivers. I'm owning this keyboard since two years now and as soon my plans permit a swap of that keyboard i'll run onto another one for sure!
And what's the point having such keyboard if you can't use their software! Microsoft Windows Update even provide a version of the Razer Lycosa drivers (which install synapse BTW) if you not using their soft!
The only thing that seems to help (a little) is my Power Plan setting to not allow sleep state.
PS: Nothing related with OC'ing because it had happen with my first setup at stock, multiple times.
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