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Windows 7: [Sound crackling ] VPN client messed up my sound settings

06 Jun 2010   #11

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Well done on finding a solution I'll mark this thread solved as soon Bishooni reports back.


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06 Jun 2010   #12

Windows Seven Ultimate 32bits

Too bad ! I just finished reinstalling my OS, that problem has drained every bit of patience I had. But oh well, I'm sure that'll prove useful to some other people. And many thanks to altamash and everyone else who helped btw.

Anyhow, everything is fine now, I needed a fresh start anyways. So yeah, solved !
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07 Jun 2010   #13

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by altamash View Post
Finally found a solution. I installed Packetix again and this time it did not ask me about the audio/video optimization. Next i ran packetix and here is what i did:

Click tools > Optimization for Windows Vista

It should open a dialog box saying that optimization for windows vista is already done/present and will ask you if you want to remove it. The remove text is misspelled as remote (it will read as 'do you want remote optimization'). I clicked yes and my speaker icon in taskbar changed to 'removed' status and when i put my mouse cursor on it, it said 'sound system not available' or something. It returned back to normal soon followed by a confirmation from packetix client that optimization was removed.

I ran my 720p mkv movie that i had problems with and now its running fine. I hope this helps those of you facing similar problem. Glad i found an easy fix. I'll proceed with uninstalling packetix again as their speed is slow anyways comparing other free vpns.

Also i want to thank Bishooni for bringing the attention to the audio/video optimization. Seriously i had almost given up till i found your thread. I hope this fixes the problem for you aswell.

Hello Everyone,

I have the same problem. Packetix optimization for vista screwed my audio. I tried removing the optimization as stated previously but the glitch still exists.

Do I need to uninstall/reinstall or something? Please help.

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10 Jun 2010   #14

Windows 7

after removing the optimizations, if the glitch still exits, try uninstalling and reinstalling your audio drivers. Although simply removing the optimization from packetix did the trick for me
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07 Jul 2010   #15
Min Naing

Windows 7

I've the same problem too. I've tried altamash's solution. But the noise still annoying me.
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08 Jun 2011   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

For guys still have the problem,you may run the vpn client as administrator and try altamash's solution again.I think the problem should be solved.^^
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24 Oct 2011   #17

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
Great, I got it today

I resolved this hately problem today:

1. Run the PacketiX as system administrator(right key click on the software link or file)
2. Tools->Optimization for windows vista...
3. Remove it, may be there is a wrong word(revote), go on and wait for the successful notice, and try your player again, does it work well?
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