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Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Mar 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By okieuser
A tardy response, but my troubleshooting on this...

A tardy response, but my troubleshooting on this was mixed with other tasks.

For anyone doing music work on a PC--even just listening--you might look into the matter of latency if you're having...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By okieuser
I definitely have the latest M-Audio driver. The...

I definitely have the latest M-Audio driver. The maker is unlikely to issue any updates to the driver, because of the card's age. I'll try the other stuff, but it may take a day or two. I'll update...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By okieuser
Fireberd, good test. Now I'm stumped. ...

Fireberd, good test. Now I'm stumped.

Routing the "problem Flash" music through lousy Realtek onboard audio produced clean results. Within a minute of going back to the M-Audio card, it was...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By okieuser
Oh, a way to isolate the source of the problem. I...

Oh, a way to isolate the source of the problem. I was thinking that since all other audio playback is normal, that the problem had to be somewhere in the browser/Flash player/Windows OS signal chain....
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By okieuser
Fireberd, I tried and the only Realtek (PC)...

Fireberd, I tried and the only Realtek (PC) output available is digital. The "Speakers" output indicates nothing connected. Yes I can re-wire the setup to get around this, but before I do, I wonder...
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By okieuser
Streaming Flash audio static and choppy?

Recently if I click on Flash-type music players on Web pages, playback is interrupted by static and crackles. I've Googled this: tried disabling hardware acceleration and also changing sound card CP...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 24 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By okieuser
It turns out that I was already running the...

It turns out that I was already running the latest NVIDIA driver, but I re-installed it using the "Custom/Clean" option that returned everything to default settings. Now all videos display with...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 19 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By okieuser
Added info for anyone trying to help: In...

Added info for anyone trying to help:

In this work environment, I have a larger ViewSonic LCD monitor in front of me with a slightly smaller Dell LCD monitor off to the side. I can keep Web pages...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 18 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By okieuser
Sporadic video color crossover on W7 64-bit?

Trying to fix an odd problem with videos on my W7 64-bit machine. Some videos will show a color crossover where red is green etc. Black and white are normal. Have tried various Microsoft diagnostics...
Forum: Drivers 17 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By okieuser
Faladu, no other earbuds or headphones were tied...

Faladu, no other earbuds or headphones were tied to the system. All other audio jacks are empty.
Forum: Drivers 15 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By okieuser
Brief note for audiophiles with similar problems:...

Brief note for audiophiles with similar problems:
I reduced some of the lingering distortion by finding my music player's process name in the Task Manager and raising the thread priority to High.
Forum: Drivers 11 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By okieuser
I had no idea that companies like Dell have...

I had no idea that companies like Dell have influence that goes that deep into how "their" computers behave. I had always assumed they were simply assembling PCs likely to appeal to various business...
Forum: Drivers 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By okieuser
Much, much better with the Dell/Realtek driver!...

Much, much better with the Dell/Realtek driver! There are still oddities I've noticed. Occasionally, during a song I'll hear a brief BZZZT sound. Not loud but definitely not in the original songs....
Forum: Drivers 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By okieuser
Searched the web and found a way to identify it...

Searched the web and found a way to identify it with a special URL.

Inspiron 545
Service Tag: D197PL1
Forum: Drivers 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By okieuser
Thank you Fireberd for the Dell driver tip. I'll...

Thank you Fireberd for the Dell driver tip. I'll try that ASAP.

Sorry about "A11" problem. The utility I used to identify my system coughed that up, which in fact turns out to be the BIOS. The...
Forum: Drivers 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By okieuser
Other solutions for Realtek HD audio problem?

I've tried Googling this and posting in a Realtek-specific forum. This computer at work has begun to distort all the audio I hear via ear buds. Crackling, snapping, buzzing; I've never heard this...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Jul 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 578
Posted By okieuser
Possible to identify which user changed files?

Our setup here is Win7 64-bit PCs connected to several company servers. Had an incident recently where some files were changed on our primary server under suspicious circumstances. I'm wondering if a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jun 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 749
Posted By okieuser
Sound quality has self-destructed for no apparent reason?

Today when I plugged my earbuds in and fired up iTunes, all the music sounded very odd. Vocals were faint and distant, although overall volume was normal. Tried clips at an online music store and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By okieuser
Excellent; I will try that.

Excellent; I will try that.
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By okieuser
It turned out to be even easier than you...

It turned out to be even easier than you described. Instead of a long text string for the shortcut, it was just Z:\

Now when I drag the working shortcut to the taskbar, I get the red circle with a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By okieuser
That much I know how to do. The problem is...

That much I know how to do. The problem is pulling the string that will create the shortcut. I tried right-clicking the ftp server name and looking in properties; no luck. Is there some specific...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By okieuser
Quickest way for Taskbar icon to internal server?

There are three internal servers on our inhouse network that we can access by:
Start > Computer > Explorer box with multiple options > ftp (\\SRVRNAME) (Z:)

I get tired of following this little...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 11,397
Posted By okieuser
That's exasperating. The spell check works fine...

That's exasperating. The spell check works fine with Notepad++/Aspell on my home XP computer. Guess I'm spoiled.

Wait, here we go again; I'm not the only nerd to run into this. Haven't tried it...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 11,397
Posted By okieuser
Hmmm ... the simple solution. Oops ... Just...

Hmmm ... the simple solution.

Oops ... Just made a folder on my desktop, created the files with correct names, content and ANSI encoding, then copied them into the Aspell directory. W7 gave me a...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 11,397
Posted By okieuser
Have admin rights but can't create new file in Program Files (x86)

I'm trying to solve a problem with the Aspell spell-checker for Notepad++ by using the steps described at this link... SourceForge.net: Notepad++: Aspell files - en.pws , en.prepl...
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