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Windows 7: Freezing up when trying to change volume

28 Apr 2010   #1

Freezing up when trying to change volume


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28 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Welcome to SF!

I'd start by updating your keyboard drivers. Also, check in Event Viewer>Windows logs and see if you can find any errors.
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28 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

I've encountered this problem on an HP dv6700. In my case it was related to a single specific thing- the Realtek audio drivers. Update your drivers and most importantly, after that CHECK that they have been updated. In my HP, there was this wierd thingy about the driver installing and then requiring a reboot to either continue the install or requiring a re-install.
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28 Apr 2010   #4


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28 Apr 2010   #5

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cxg331 View Post
Thanks for the replies guys.

How do I go about updated the drivers?

I went through device manager, into Realtek and tried to update the driver through there. It said no update was available, and that the driver "date" was Jan 15, 2008.

Is this the latest driver? If not, how do I update the driver manually or otherwise?
Unfortunately sometimes mfr's dont support future releases of older hardware. If there is a vista driver avail. you can install it in compatibility mode.

Let us know if you need help

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