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Windows 7: audiodg memory leak?

24 Jun 2010   #1

Win 7 pro x64
audiodg memory leak?

I recently upgraded my PC; new mobo, cpu and ram, and reinstalled windows 7 x64 pro. And I've noticed that when gaming, the audiodg.exe file has been leaking memory, inflating up to sizes over 1Gb.

I found this: A memory leak issue occurs in the Audiodg.exe process when you play audio on a computer that is running Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

And downloaded the hotfix and applied it, but that's not helped, I spent a couple of hours playing CS:Source this evening and its just hit 1Gb of memory. Ending the task is a temporary solution, it closes the file which then reopens soon after back at a nice small size, but it soon inflates again with use.

Obviously something's not right, but I'm not sure what. My sound card is a creative X-Fi Xtreme gamer, running the latest (2.18.0015) drivers... Anyone know other fixes for this?

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24 Jun 2010   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Hello iviv, you are not alone. Most blame creative, but then why is MS fixing (or trying) to fix it. Want to have a read? Geek alert, but maybe helpful

Sonic Focus Inc. speedily fixes leaky Windows Vista audio drivers

The creative guys are all b*tching about it too. I'd say a new Creative driver fix will be needed.

A Guy
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