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Windows 7: Realtek, Windows 7 64RTM Crackle/static/popping

04 Sep 2009   #31
tomhk

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Finally I got the problem solved!!!!
The key is to install an older driver R2.22 for vista, which is the driver just before the win7 one came out.
techPowerUp! :: Download Realtek HD Audio 2.22 Vista
damn Realtek spend me 1 whole month in solving the problem


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04 Sep 2009   #32
Hsg

Windows 7 Professional x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tomhk View Post
Finally I got the problem solved!!!!
The key is to install an older driver R2.22 for vista, which is the driver just before the win7 one came out.
techPowerUp! :: Download Realtek HD Audio 2.22 Vista
damn Realtek spend me 1 whole month in solving the problem
HOLY SH*T DUDE, I F*CKING LOVE YOU!

It seems that is working very well, I hope it that stays this way.
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05 Sep 2009   #33
tomhk

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

It proves that the windows 7 driver doesn't "support" windows 7 lol
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05 Sep 2009   #34
mcfly88

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Ok heres a theory (bare with me)

Since windows 7 first came out, I have downloaded many driver updates and gradually the sound had gotten worse and worse.. however right before 2.32 came out I had just installed windows 7 rtm (night before). I wonder if realtek drivers are leaving old files behind and corrupting newer updates. only reason i say this is because 2.32 is working perfectly fine and i think if i had the rc still.. it would not. hope that makes sense. since the last 5 updates or so, my windows log on screen had been making ridiculous noises and now theres nothing but beautiful sounds
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05 Sep 2009   #35
rangerevo8

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM x86
 
 

i still have the sound problem..
actually mine is not so serious, just some short (0.5 seconds) Crackle/popping happen randomly..not only while playing music in WMP..but also watching youtube video, system sound .etc..

after install and uninstall the Realtek driver (Audio and also NIC just in case it got conflict).. also reinstalled Windows 7 few times (tried x86 and x64..both got same problem).. still no perfect fixes for me..

the best driver for me now is R2.22 (which is the latest realtek HD Audio driver for Vista).. i found out 1 thg.. the driver is dx10.. now i'm thinking that dx11 is the cause of my problem.. realtek driver not really support dx11 completely i guess..

looking forward for future release.. hopefully can fix it..
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08 Sep 2009   #36
brunok

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

It worked for me too! I also had the exact same problem (crack/pop/skip) with the new drivers for Windows 7!

Thanks a lot!!

Edit: Actually, that didn't solve my problem. The next day it got even worse. Then, for some reason, I tried disabling my firewall (Outpost) and it crashed my computer. I uninstalled it and everything is back to normal. That's why I had problems listening to music only while browsing. Anyway, I should have checked if Outpost was compatible with Windows 7 before upgrading Vista to 7...
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17 Sep 2009   #37
gothfebrio

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

ok ive been following this thread since im having the same problem. and i tried many driver including the v222. and it does not work for me...and i decided to try older driver which is vista v221. and guess what? it works! hopefully it works on u guys too. and im currently also using windows 7 ultimate 64 bit.
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17 Sep 2009   #38
rangerevo8

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gothfebrio View Post
ok ive been following this thread since im having the same problem. and i tried many driver including the v222. and it does not work for me...and i decided to try older driver which is vista v221. and guess what? it works! hopefully it works on u guys too. and im currently also using windows 7 ultimate 64 bit.

are you sure? can i have the v221 download links?
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17 Sep 2009   #39
orion67466

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ive been having this problem as well, im giving the newest driver a shot, then il try the v2.22 and/or v2.21 if the newest doesnt work.

rangerevo08 here is a link to v2.21
Realtek HD Audio 2.21 Driver download from Guru3D.com
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19 Sep 2009   #40
morte

Win 7 64 RC1
 
 

Plagued by this problem, so far 2.21 has been best, it isn't perfect, get a 'pop' every now and then.
Getting fed up with it tbh, will more than likely buy a sound card.
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