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Windows 7: Playing audio after boot freezes machine for roughly one minute

21 Nov 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home x64
Playing audio after boot freezes machine for roughly one minute


anytime I try to play audio with whatever application (Foobar2000, Teamviewer, it doesn't really matter) directly after boot, the whole machine becomes completely unresponsive for about a minute and the hard disk explodes, until the sound finally starts playing.

What the heck, is it so complicated to play a sound, does it really need to load 1 GB of data for that???

My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Nov 2014   #2

Windows 10 64 bit

With only 4GB of RAM and a 64 bit OS, I suspect its more a memory problem. The sound is just a product of the system not responding, and its not actually a "sound" problem.

64 bit OS is really intended for systems with more than 4GB of RAM. A 64 bit OS uses more basic memory than a 32 bit OS and thus less RAM remains for programs.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Playing audio after boot freezes machine for roughly one minute

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