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Windows 7: Sound lags/stops working when running certain Programs

02 Nov 2013   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Sound lags/stops working when running certain Programs

I've only just started to realize this, but my sound will stop working if I have a combo of programs running. Mainly Skype and League of Legends. When I have those two on, more LoL, my audio stutters or just won't work at all. I'll get problem with playback device on Skype. I've updated my drivers and disabled bandwidth hogs, but I can't seem to get it to work.

If this isn't the right forum for this please feel free to move it, I figured it might be audio.

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02 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 10 64 bit

Both of those use audio and if both are active at the same time it can cause a sound conflict. Usually only one audio application at a time can be used.
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02 Nov 2013   #3

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Yes mate as fireberd says and as a by the by some system specs would help too please.
System Info - See Your System Specs or
Speccy will do but the first link is best
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02 Nov 2013   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

I updated my specs using the program.

I know they both use audio, but this problem has only recently come up. I've had this laptop for about 2 years and it has never done this before. I would be able to be on Skype, have music playing from YouTube/Pandora, and have game audio playing as well. It never stuttered or not worked like it is now. I haven't changed anything either in the time I got it and now, I avoid all potentially unsafe sites, and I don't download sketchy files. I don't know what could have caused this.
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