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Windows 7: Audio buzzing/stuttering during videos/games

11 Feb 2015   #1
rnscrn

windows 7
 
 
Audio buzzing/stuttering during videos/games

After my computer did its usual updates, I've noticed a sound issue whenever I've been trying to play games/watch videos. At regular intervals the audio will freeze/skip for a second and make a loud grinding noise, then resume. This happens with music, streaming videos, games, pretty much everything. If I'm watching a video or playing a game, the screen will freeze for a second, then resume.

I'm using a Dell Inspiron N4110 laptop with Windows 7

I assume I need to install a new driver or something, but I am pretty computer illiterate and don't exactly know what I need/where I need to get it from/how to figure out what I need.

Was hoping someone could help here.


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12 Feb 2015   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Since the screen will "freeze", suggests the sound problems are just a result of whatever is causing the PC to hang up and not directly a sound problem. Thus another forum section would be more applicable than the sound section.

You can run the Resplendence Latency Mon program and that may help, if you can figure it out as it gives you "information overload".

Resplendence Software - Advanced System Tools and Developer Components
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13 Feb 2015   #3
Backlight

Win 8
 
 

Check this thread out - seems to be an issue with a S/W update on Dell's

Audio Stutters and Buzzing Caused by DPC Latency
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13 Feb 2015   #4
manish9009

Windows 7, 8.1 Dual boot 64 bit
 
 

Please trz this.
In system tray you will find Dell Audio
Open it and Disable the Equalizers and all the other Audio enhancements.
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14 Feb 2015   #5
rnscrn

windows 7
 
 

I'm not entirely sure what happened. It had another set of updates and since those have gone into effect the things been fine. I appreciate the help everyone and I'll pop back if it comes up again.
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22 Feb 2015   #6
dorong

W7 64 bit
 
 
Nailed it... for now...

as per here
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