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Windows 7: Buzzing Freezing when playing Media files

16 Oct 2013   #21

W7, W8.1

default drivers from Microsoft, how do I do this?
In Device Manager, see attached pic. A reboot may be necessary. Windows will (should!) try to fetch some adequate default driver, but not knowing the exact condition\settings of laptop\OS, can't say exactly what will happen.

nb: there is always a risk of making things worse... :O) am recommending a disk image backup + a new restore point before experiments starts.

Reason I post here is I had some exact same problems\symptoms on an older Compaq, sure looked\sounded like hardware failure, but turned out to be driver related, and got fixed in the end. Good luck.

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16 Oct 2013   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

It might be a driver issue, but for now it seems like a software issue, something is taxing the CPU which is typically the cause for popping / looping sound (DPC / APC).

Try to clean up your start up sequence as it might be simple as that.
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19 Oct 2013   #23

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Hi guys, sorry for delay. Well I tried both and when running MS drivers I still get the error and also still get it regardless of what start up programs or services I use Maybe reinstalling OS an option?
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20 Oct 2013   #24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Yep a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 is a good option that will eliminate any bloatware that might be causing the issue.
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