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Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
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Posted By fireberd
You are much better off doing a full disc image...

You are much better off doing a full disc image (all partitions) with Macrium than using the clunky (and not complete) Windows backup.

Even if you finish the Windows version backup, its not a "one...
Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
IRQ16 stands out. Not that its wrong, but audio...

IRQ16 stands out. Not that its wrong, but audio and NIC on same IRQ and that could spell trouble. Networking (mainly Wi-Fi) can cause the problems. There are some nice recording gear that uses...
Forum: Sound & Audio 5 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
I thought I heard it the first time I played the...

I thought I heard it the first time I played the clip. But, I played it several times after that and it was "clean". Its not a specific motherboard brand problem, I've seen posts of "pops and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By fireberd
The cable is just that, "wire". It can't have a...

The cable is just that, "wire". It can't have a virus, it doesn't store anything.
Forum: Sound & Audio 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
Well its up to you Pops and clicks, as...

Well its up to you Pops and clicks, as mentioned, is a reported problem (for some but not most) but it can be corrected. However, its not the same fix for everyone but is "fixable". I have...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
Chrome may not be the problem, but its a good...

Chrome may not be the problem, but its a good potential. As I noted, I tried it (on Win 7) with the desktop that I was using at the time for my recording studio and it caused audio dropouts. I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
Although Chrome is popular, I won't have it on...

Although Chrome is popular, I won't have it on any of my PC's. As previously mentioned it caused audio problems for my recording studio system (even if it wasn't being used).

Ask yourself, "do I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
Video is shown as the cause in the latest test.

Video is shown as the cause in the latest test.
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
Did you do what I suggested? Uninstall Realtek...

Did you do what I suggested? Uninstall Realtek and the drivers (in the Device Manager). Then reboot and let Windows install the generic/basic function High Definition audio drivers and see if that...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
Look at the statement "the CPU speed that was...

Look at the statement "the CPU speed that was measured is only a fraction of the CPU speed reported". Its a quirk in the program.

It shows the video as one source. For testing, remove the video...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
I don't see it (that I know) but are you using...

I don't see it (that I know) but are you using Wi-Fi? Wi-Fi has been known to cause the problems you have.
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
Just stopped by to see how you made out. I'm in...

Just stopped by to see how you made out. I'm in a rush this morning so I'll delve into it later. However, the "CPU Throttling" is a stock statement they make on any with problems. Its not a...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
One other thought, for testing. Uninstall...

One other thought, for testing. Uninstall Realtek in the Device Manager (and the drivers). Then restart the PC and Windows will (should) install the generic High Definition Audio driver. See what...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
I don't get any pops/crackles etc on the YouTube...

I don't get any pops/crackles etc on the YouTube audio so its back to your system.
Your system is similar to mine, ASUS ROG Z170 motherboard and an i7 6700K and Realtek sound.

Download and run...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By fireberd
I listened to the sample clip. I wouldn't call...

I listened to the sample clip. I wouldn't call it "crackling" just sounds like a momentary dropout. Since it appears, from your post, to be what you are creating in Audacity I would suspect that is...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By fireberd
Sounds like an overheating problem. Laptops tend...

Sounds like an overheating problem. Laptops tend to run warm anyway but if its clogged up inside it will be more susceptible to heat problems. Cleaning out would be my first suggestion.

As far...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By fireberd
As I read forums, the 960 Pro is the "high end"...

As I read forums, the 960 Pro is the "high end" model.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By fireberd
I use "Audiograbber" (freeware) to rip CD's. It...

I use "Audiograbber" (freeware) to rip CD's. It will rip to wav or MP3 and you can designate where the ripped files go to (such as the flash drive). Easier and better than WMP.

Audiograbber,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By fireberd
If I can't get this resolved, post on the Dell...

If I can't get this resolved, post on the Dell forum (laptop section) so our Laptop experts can assist.
XPS - Dell Community (https://www.dell.com/community/XPS/bd-p/XPS)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By fireberd
The "Intel Chipset Device Software" is the...

The "Intel Chipset Device Software" is the chipset driver. Install that first and then the Realtek sound as originally suggested.
It will not disable anything. One of the things the chipset...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By fireberd
Reinstall the Intel motherboard chipset drivers...

Reinstall the Intel motherboard chipset drivers then try the Realtek driver (both from the Dell downloads).
Support for XPS 12 9Q33 | Drivers & downloads | Dell US
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Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By fireberd
I do support on the Dell forum, maybe I can help....

I do support on the Dell forum, maybe I can help.
Your system specs show an XPS12 (which specific model there are 3) and Win 10. Is this correct?

Laptops (and desktops) with Realtek have the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Mar 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 762
Posted By fireberd
Depends on what type of monitor/connection you...

Depends on what type of monitor/connection you have.
If its HDMI then the audio is through the HDMI connection, if you have that.
If its VGA or DVI type then a separate connection between the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Mar 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 3,087
Posted By fireberd
I don't think a 6 year old thread problem is...

I don't think a 6 year old thread problem is there anymore.
Forum: Software 28 Feb 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By fireberd
I don't see anything in the Professional or...

I don't see anything in the Professional or Professional Plus that I need or don't have. I already have Speccy and Recuva and I don't need a disk defragger as I use SSD's. I don't want to...
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