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Forum: Drivers 11 Feb 2013
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Posted By TheZman
Laptop Lock-up issue. Possibly replaced Motherboard drivers.

Hello. My laptop had been having several problems in the past including graphical and audio issues. The graphical issues were pegged down to me using fixed mode for my switchable graphics, and the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Aug 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Well, I haven't had any thrashing in the past...

Well, I haven't had any thrashing in the past week, and I just got home a few days ago. I may have adware though. I removed 35 items with MBAM but I'm not sure whether or not it's self-replicating as...
Forum: Sound & Audio 09 Aug 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Updated a few drivers via HP Support assistant,...

Updated a few drivers via HP Support assistant, though not all of them yet. It also turns out that some of them were red in the driver detective simply because the USB device wasn't plugged in. The...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Hell no. At least not yet. Here, I've got a...

Hell no. At least not yet. Here, I've got a cousin back home that used to work for geek squad. I'll have him look at it before I wipe my computer. I've gotten out of worse problems than this before...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
You can check the battery with the: HP Battery...

You can check the battery with the: HP Battery Health Center (http://h20239.www2.hp.com/techcenter/battery/battery_ts.htm), and did you mean you shut Hibernation off again?

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No, no. I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
System restore didn't help. The thrashing started...

System restore didn't help. The thrashing started again, this time not until a while after I'd unplugged/replugged the system [EDIT: I just noticed that my cord slipped out without my noticing. Maybe...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Scanning with MSE right now. I just noticed that...

Scanning with MSE right now. I just noticed that when I unplugged my laptop, the slowness kicked in. Putting it into and out of hibernation mode seemed to remedy the problem. Does that narrow...
Forum: Sound & Audio 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
I'm having more problems now. I'm getting spikes...

I'm having more problems now. I'm getting spikes of cpu memory usage, I think. My task manager is slow and unresponsive, as is explorer and firefox (though much less severely) and presumably other...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Could the sound card just be failing at this...

Could the sound card just be failing at this point? My laptop sees heavy usage. If I have to, I really don't mind getting an external sound card. They don't run for as much as other parts tend to.
...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
It may be new, but I doubt it. I had my...

It may be new, but I doubt it. I had my communication headphones disabled before, but I suspect if they were on I would have been able to do the same thing.
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Installed three drivers. The two wireless ones,...

Installed three drivers. The two wireless ones, and the audio driver.

Here's what's going on now.

I now have a new way to induce the sound. The speakers will now make the "popping" noise when I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Yeah, I was asking for your A-OK first. I'll go...

Yeah, I was asking for your A-OK first. I'll go ahead and install the drives excluding the BIOS either tonight or tomorrow and let you know.
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Alright, tried HP Support assistant. I've had it...

Alright, tried HP Support assistant. I've had it for a while but I never really used it.

Here are several out of date drivers that may be the cause of the problem:

Important Updates:

"Intell...
Forum: Sound & Audio 21 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
DPC spike of 2250098282 I think we've found...

DPC spike of 2250098282

I think we've found my problem.

EDIT:

Another spike of over 90,000. I'm uninstalling programs that I installed roughly around the time this started happening, and it...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
I'll look into checking the PSU. Everything...

I'll look into checking the PSU. Everything checks out okay outwardly, but I know how deceiving.

According to at least this source (and a few others I found) electricity is equal to that in the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 19 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
I remember you said that insufficient power can...

I remember you said that insufficient power can sometimes cause similar symptoms. I've looked at my Beat Audio control panel and in the advanced settings under "Power" it was set to go to a power...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Alright, sorry I've not responded in a while....

Alright, sorry I've not responded in a while. I've been doing some volunteering at the naval hospital on base with Red Cross and it's been eating up a lot of my time. The latency spikes (more like...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Thanks for the added info, please update your "My...

Thanks for the added info, please update your "My System Specs".[/QUOTE]

Alrighty, specs updated. I used the Latency Checker and there were some spikes, but they hardly ever passed the green line...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
The thing is that I haven't been using a USB...

The thing is that I haven't been using a USB audio device. The only new USB device I've introduced to the laptop has been a new 8GB flash drive (PNY Premium Rotatable) to back up my personal files...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Hmmm... Alright, I'll do that when I get the...

Hmmm... Alright, I'll do that when I get the chance then. Probably on tuesday when I'll have the house to myself for a while and I can go through it all without interruptions.
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Is there a way to check and see if that's the...

Is there a way to check and see if that's the problem first? Would disabling the wireless on my laptop effect it if that were the case?
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By TheZman
Speakers Make Occasional Pop/click noise independent of volume

Lately my HP Pavilion dv7 -6135dx has been making a popping noise from the speakers which is independent of both the laptop's set volume and the devices plugged into it. I have checked, and I'm...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Apr 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,866
Posted By TheZman
How would I do that?

How would I do that?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Apr 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,866
Posted By TheZman
Maybe for most people it's not really important,...

Maybe for most people it's not really important, but it's one of my most used programs.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Apr 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,866
Posted By TheZman
After removing some of HP's bloatware I...

After removing some of HP's bloatware I downgraded paint to the Vista version again and tried it out, but I'm still having the same problem. Is there another way to find out what's going on?
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