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Windows 7: realtek audio driver probs

11 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
realtek audio driver probs

hi everyone, i installed W7 ultimate 32 bit onto my laptop (EI system 1212) about a month ago as i was fed up with vistas slowness but ever since then whenever i play any sound be it music or watching a movie or anything the speakers make a horrible distorted crackling which makes it unbearable to listen to.
initially i waited for the next driver to be released and downloaded and installed it but to no avail, the crackling is still there.
one slightly odd thing is that when i uninstall the audio driver the sound returns to normal until i restart my computer.
i am at a bit of a loss as i have also recently installed cubase 5 and virtual DJ but cant use them now!
please help someone
thanks in advance

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11 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7/10 64 bit

On the Dell users forum, some of the crackling has been traced to video card drivers. Try updating the video drivers and see if that helps.
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