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Windows 7: crackling sound while playing media

09 Jul 2011   #1

windows 7 32 bit ultimate
 
 
crackling sound while playing media

i hav a acpi x86 baseb pc. my hardware config are

motherboard- asus p7h55mlx
ram-4gb
hardisk- hitachi 1tb
sony dvd writer
intel core i3 540 processor
sound blaster 5.1 vx


my os is win 7 ultimate 32-bit.
my problem is that when i ply any media, a crackling sound appears. it is not frequent but it appears. also when i start my pc, the sound appears along with windows log on sound. also whenever i change the server while playing any video or audio the sound appears........can any one please suggest any solutions.........i donot know much about computers.....is it due to sound card ?........is some one getting similar problem ?


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10 Jul 2011   #2

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Creative Worldwide Support > Sound Blaster 5.1 VX

Latest driver download listed above - the general procedure for updating sound drivers is to uninstall the old driver firstly, reboot, then install the new driver - driver version listed : 1.04.0090

If that doesnt work or you already have that driver you could enable your onboard audio and download the driver for it here :
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P7H55-M LX

Or search using the manual search for a vista 32 bit driver and try this if it doesnt install normally, and produces an error (we were doing this all the time with beta versions of Windows 7 with a high sucess) :

To install a driver/program in compatibility mode - right click the setup.exe file - click properties - click compatibility - check run in compatibility with vista - check run as administrator - leave the rest blank. Start setup.exe and install.
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17 Jul 2011   #3

windows 7 32 bit ultimate
 
 

thanx very much for ur concen whest. i downloaded the latest driver from asus website n now audio seems to be working fine. however there are three other folders named drivers, hotfix and nohotfix, in the zip file. i donot know what to do with the. can any one please tell
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18 Jul 2011   #4

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

You mean in the audio file from asus - dont worry you got it correct - they are probably for different operating systems or whatever, irrelevant in any case, you're up and running .
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