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Windows 7: weird window freezing

13 May 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate
weird window freezing

Hello .. i created a problem and i was wondering if u could help me solve it out.. Well i went to control panel\sounds then the recording tab. i pressed right click and then "show disabled devices". . i enabled stereo mix and set it as default. Then the window stopped responding . it didn't turn white and say not responding like when there is a crash. is still there looks like is ok but i can't press anything, i can't even close it, or move it around..
Well i opened the task manager and next to it, it says that the program is running . i pressed end task and the window was closed. i restarted my pc but still when i go to control panel\sounds and to the recording tab the whole window freezes. Only when i press the recording tab though. that's all..
please help if u can..
thanks in advance!!!

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14 May 2010   #2

windows seven

Go to system restore...OR if you have made system backups , restore it...I think it should correct the problem.
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14 May 2010   #3


Hello Jmxmak89,

First you could try to set your level settings to 16-bit, 44100 Hz.
I've heard that this can be solved by uninstalling the device by Device Manager and after reinstall it should work. But I haven't tried it myself..
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14 May 2010   #4


check the sound drivers whether its working properly or not
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14 May 2010   #5

windows 7 ultimate

Thanks everyone for the reply. i did system restore and everything is back to normal .. thanks again..
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14 May 2010   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

You're welcome. System Restore has indeed saved the bacon of many fellow tinkerers here.
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