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Solved: M-Audio PCI Delta Series Audio Card Stopped Working. Please Help

Q: Solved: M-Audio PCI Delta Series Audio Card Stopped Working. Please Help

I make music with my computer and therefore the onboard sound card that came with my motherboard is disabled and I've installed a dedicated sound card instead. The soundcard I work with is an M-Audio Delta Series 2496 Audiophile PCI card. I've been using this card without problems for about 5 years.

Today the card seems to have stopped working and I suspect it has something to do with recent stuff I've been doing with my computer.

Here is stuff I did prior to my soundcard's failure to work. I have no idea which if any of these things are related to the problem or not. I also have know idea at what stage the sound stopped working.

YESTERDAY:
- a friend came with an mp3 player (Creative ZEN Jukebox). He had some data on it (using it as a kind of external hard drive) which he wanted to transfer to my computer.

- I downloaded/installed the latest driver and plugged it (via USB) to my computer. The computer recognized the device, but for some odd reason it did not show all the data. We tried several things including re-downloading and re-installing the driver and installing a media player app by Creative but nothing worked. I uninstalled the driver and the Creative app.

(at this stage I remember my audio was fine, because I listened to some music. This was the last time I attempted to use audio before first noticing the problem)
TODAY

- I realized that when installing the Creative app I had without noticing installed some bundled software that scans for outdated drivers. I uninstalled it. Then instead of trying to guess what other junk I had installed onto my computer or what leftover files there were hiding somewhere in my system - I decided to restore my system to a restore point I made (yesterday) just before. The system restore was successful.

- I have a 750 GB hard drive which used to be installed in my computer. Recently I removed it from the computer and placed it in a hard drive enclosure. Today I decided I want it back in my computer, so I opened the case and connected it in the slot where it was before, connected the cables and turned on the computer.

- I used a freeware application called EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition to change the letters of two hard drives (one internal and one external). I also changed their Drive Labels. None of these drives are system drives or contain any system files or folders. They only contain personal data.

- Then I used the same EASEUS software to create a new partition from unallocated space residing on the same drive where my c: partition is (system drive). Then I formatted this partition (with EASEUS Partition Master) and restarted the computer.

It is at this point when I first noticed there is no audio. I was trying to watch some streaming video on the internet and there was no sound. Then I tried playing some mp3 files on different media players - no sound.

I checked Device Manager and saw that my M-Audio device had a yellow icon with a black exclamation mark on it. My first thought was that I might have accidentally dislodged something when installing the hard drive, so I removed my soundcard from its PCI slot and plugged it back in. Turned computer back on and now I don't see my M-Audio device in Device Manager at all! No M-Audio and no exclamation point! I tried reinstalling the card to its slot once again, but no change.

This is the current situation. As part of my work depends on this audio card, this is a very important matter. I'd really appreciate any help on this...

A: Solved: M-Audio PCI Delta Series Audio Card Stopped Working. Please Help

To start, I would uninstall any of the m-audio software. Once done, shutdown the system and pull out the card. Pw ON the system and let it fully boot. Download the latest driver for your sound card. Now shutdown again and install the sound card. Restart and attempt the driver install.

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I recently did some housecleaning with my pc and now the audio isn't working. I had shut off some services, not windows audio service. I also used adaware programs, of which only a few low threat items were listed. Overall the system is pretty clean.
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I just don't know what could have gone wrong. I went back and reenabled all services just in case there was a dependency for Windows Audio that was keeping it from working.
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Hi there. Newby to the forum here.

I am running Cubase SL3, Reason 4 and Adobe Audition 3.0 on Windows XT, with a Roland Sound Canvas MIDI control keyboard (which has served me extremely well for fifteen years) and a brand new Audio M Delta Audiophile 2496 sound card, and I cannot (I mean CANNOT) get Reason to find the control surface.

I have successfully had Reason working in Rewire mode when using an Edirol UA-20 MIDI interface, but since installing the Audio M sound card, Reason refuses to boot at all, saying 'an active port cannot be found, try checking your Rewire host'.

This makes me suspect that Reason is not compatible with the sound card. Is anyone out there aware of any known conflicts? The Audio tab in the Sounds and Audio Device Properties on my PC is all greyed out, saying no device is present, and I am losing hair rapidly in clumps. Can anyone help me?
 

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Hi have had problems for quite awhile now.

When after recordings into my computer after using Wavelab I get like a glitchly problem with my audio. like its finding it hard to process the sound and pauses.

I will also get a problem with streaming audio and audio in general is not up to its best it can be!

Ive downloaded the latest drivers for my sound card best still have this problem.

Any help would be great

Many thanks Ray
 

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My sound randomly stopped working today.
I turned on my laptop (from hibernation) and noticed that sounds weren't playing.
I have tried fiddling with everything. I restarted the Windows Audio service, and checked everything having to do with my sound card and drivers, and it says there isn't any problems. I have rebooted my computer a few times, and tried remote restore, but it hasn't fixed it.
I haven't seen any error messages.
I looked in event viewer, and I can't find anything that has to do with Audio.
When I mute the sound, I can hear the static buzz sound that my speakers make stop.
If I unmute the microphone I can hear that work through the speakers, but I still can not play any sounds from my computer.
When I record sound with Sound Recorder, it shows the wave forms as it plays, but all I hear in the speakers is the buzz that they make when they are turned up.

I can't think of anything that I may have done to change the Audio.

Thanks for any help.
 

A:Solved: Audio Stopped Working

I disabled the audio device and rebooted my computer.
The sound seems to work now.
 

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A:Solved: Audio stopped working

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Hope I'm posting it in the right category -_-.

Anywho, my audio was working fine one day. The next day I turned my computer on and the audio had stopped working. My speakers were still plugged in correctly, there's power but no sound. I've tried to rewind my system but it changed nothing. I tried plugging my headphones into my computer and sound works there. I've tried to go to device manager and remove my realtek driver and let the system restart and let it reinstall. I've noticed it says I have two audio drivers, I don't know if that's the problem.
I've got "AMD High Definition Audio Device" (actually before it said ATI, but I went to their website to try reinstall the drivers though it didn't help) and "Realtek High Definition Audio".
So my speakers work fine and I take it there's nothing wrong with the sound card since my headphones work when plugged in. I've tried removing both the two drivers, let them reinstall on their own and update my drivers.

It'd be lovely if anyone had any advice.
 

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~~~~~~~~~~ Update:
When I rebooted Widows tried to install new hardware - found audio device on High Definition Audio Bus. It couldn't find what it needed and asked me if I had installation media, which I didn't.
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My sound stopped working a week ago, and everything I have tried hasn't worked. I've had this computer for 2 years using vista.

Here are the symptoms:
In the "playback and recording devices", it says my headphones are working.
If I try to do the "test" option, it gives me a failed to play test tone error.
If I use my microphone on another laptop that also has vista, it works. I've also tried multiple headphones and speakers.


It's obviously plugged in. I have tried reinstalling the drivers and I've restarted my pc, still doesn't work
I have tried restarting windows audio in services.msc, doesn't work
the "roll back drivers" option is greyed out for me in device manager
Googling hasn't helped me either, none of the solutions so far have solved my problem. Even some method involving regedit.
Does anyone know?

A:[SOLVED] Audio randomly stopped working, I can't figure out how to fix it

Try running SFC. Check out the information at the following link and follow the instructions. It will run and if it passes, it will tell you it didn't find any integrity issues. Your other option is to restore your system to an earlier date when the sound worked. That procedure is also available at the following link. Let me know what you find.

SFC

Mike

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I recently did some housecleaning with my pc and now the audio isn't working. I had shut off some services, not windows audio service. I also used adaware programs, of which only a few low threat items were listed. Overall the system is pretty clean.
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I just don't know what could have gone wrong. I went back and reenabled all services just in case there was a dependency for Windows Audio that was keeping it from working.
I just don't understand how the light on the speaker that shows its getting audio from another system works fine, but hooking it up to this one the green light doesn't come on. It's like the signal isn't being transmitted out from Windows even though the audio programs are saying it is.

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Hi,

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Thanks,
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A:Solved: Asus Xonar DS Audio Card Not Working

You will need to change the default output device in the audio configuration.

>> http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/...1&v2h=win7tab1&v3h=winvistatab1&v4h=winxptab1
 

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Not sure if I'm in the right section

Just unpluged my m audio delta 2496 card to do some other repairs. After reconnecting and powering up I have no sound in Cubase ( In device setup selecting m audio delta driver I get the following Error message "audio engine error could not activate asio driver m audio delta" Now even windows system sounds don't work. Have tried re-installing 2496 driver....no go. Any suggestions would be welcome.
 

A:Error message "audio engine error could not activate asio driver m audio delta"

List any Problem devices

Make sure devices are connected and powered on
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post
On the other hand, if no devices are listed, tell me so
Generate and attach a DirectX report

Click Start->Run, enter dxdiag and click OK
===> If you?re running 32 bit Windows, dxdiag will launch on its own
===> If you?re running 64 bit Windows, you?ll see 64-bit DxDiag. Click it to launch the 64-bit version of dxdiag
Notice progress in lower left window corner
When done, click Save Information button and save as a text file to your Desktop
Click the Upload a File button to upload and attach the file to your next TechSpot post


 

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here are the things ive tried so far:
-Unisstalled/ Reinstalled K-lite Codec Pack Full
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-Uninstalled/ Reinstalled Audio Drivers

None of these helped
 

A:DTS audio stopped working

ok i fixed my problem, i had unistalled ac3filter....btw when i set ac3filter to AS IS (no change) it only output 2 channels of audio even though the input is multi channel.
 

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PROBLEM FIXED!!! YAY!
 

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None of these WsAudio_DeviceS produce any audio when tested; I have tried this with both my speakers and some headphones.

The Realtek Digital Output still appears as "Ready," which isn't useful, given that I don't have any S/PDIF devices.

I have tried connecting some wireless headphones with a Bluetooth dongle I had lying around, but I couldn't get them to work very well (nor could I back when my speakers were working). Recording with a USB microphone works fine, but I haven't tried it through the onboard audio Line In jack.

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Does anybody have any ideas about how I can get audio to work? I haven't been able to find my old PCI soundcard, but I'll try that if I find it.

A:Audio stopped working

Hello TortoiseWrath, Welcome to Sevenforums.

Have you try System Restore to go back to a time when you know it was working properly.

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I've seen many posts about fixing the msls31.dll problem with google searches. Microsoft's fix is the sfc scannow which you did and didn't fix it.

Although you have no audio, the best option is another forum section. After you get the msls31.dll problem (and any other system issue) corrected you can then address the sound (if it is still an issue).

The Software section may be a place to start. Repost there, as I can't move this to a different section. Software - Windows 7 Help Forums

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XP Home
2.13 GHz AMD Athlon XP
512 MB Ram
120 GB HD

Board: First International Computer, Inc. AM37 PCB 1.x
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Friend's boyfriend called me and told me his sound stopped working right after he "cleaned up his hard drive of junk".
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Installed and Device Manager now said they were functioning properly.
However the speakers still dont work.
I plugged the speakers into my Laptop and they worked fine.

What do I need to know here?
I told him I'd purchase an audio card but I dont want to do that and then have to return it if that's not the problem. I will. But if there's something else I should check first, I'd rather do that.

His PC is a relatively new eMachine.

Any ideas?

 

A:Audio Stopped Working

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Hi guys,

I wonder if anyone can help.

My wife was using our PC, playing an online puzzle game, and she muted the sound.
When I came to use the PC myself, I noticed the sound was muted, so I un-muted it, expecting all to be good again, but it wasn't.
No sound at all !
After messing around for quite a while, I tried uninstalling and re-installing the drivers, that hasn't worked.
I've just done a system restore, and that hasn't worked either.
I've run MBAM & Microsoft Security Essentials, and neither has shown any problems.
I'm at a total loss, please help.

Many thanks in advance

Spadders

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Don't know if this is relevant,
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You need to be more specific, did your audio (speakers/headphones) stop working, do you get a DirectSound error message. I have found that when the audio cuts out on my system (rare, but does happen), I get it working again by going into control panel, services, and stopping and starting the WINDOWS AUDIO service gets the audio going again.

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This happened once before.
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I just updated my computer and about 30 minutes after the update the earbuds I use to listen to music just stopped working but my headphones work perfectly fine.It's not an issue with my earbuds because I used them on my phone when they stopped working on the computer and they worked just fine.  It can't be the front jacks that are screwing up because I uninstalled the drivers and installed them again to see if it would work and they installed when I plugged them in the front audio jack. IDT also detects them when I have them plugged in... The earbuds work when I plug them into the audio jacks at the back of the desktop Appearently my computer doesn't want to register the front jacks anymore... 

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Hi there @McIovin?,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that a set of earbuds are not working in the front audio jack, but they work in the back one. Also a set of headphones do work in the front jack. I am happy to help with this. Have you tried a different set of earbuds?If you apply light pressure on the earbuds when in the front audio jack, is there any change? Please let me know.

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hi all.
For some reason my realtek audio has stopped working on my windows7 64bit system.
I just turned it on this morning. No sound.
I checked in playback devices and noted that under 'speakers' it tells me "Realtek high definition audio not plugged in"
Under that there is 'Realtek Digital Output' and this says "Realtek High Definition Audio Default Device"

The speakers are plugged in an I have tested them on another system to check they are working.
I have opened the Realtek HD Audio Manager and noticed that all analog back and front panel jack inputs are grayed out.
I have uninstalled all Realtek drivers and software. I have rebooted and let windows find the audio devices again and install drivers.
This made no difference at all.
I have cleaned the registry of anything relating to Realtek.
I have downloaded the latest driver software from the Realtek web site and installed that. This makes no difference either.
I have set the bios back to default. This has made no difference.
In the bios I have set the HD AUDIO option to both 'auto' and 'off'. still no sound.
All connections are in the correct jack sockets.

Could you please help me to get audio back on my system?
I have pretty much run out of things to try.

Thank You.

A:realtek audio just stopped working

Hello sledge try this first mate Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 > do point 15 first.

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Every other time I play a video or a song, I get this popup window..


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This is caused by stapo64.dll, which - from name - is a driver by IDT Audio. If you are not sure about this device and/or its driver, whether or not it's actually a component of your PC, then you'll wanna check the driver using virustotal.com. The file's located in Windows/System32 directory. If the file turns up clean, then find an update for it at your audio device manufacturer or your PC vendor's website.

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My audio has stopped working for Windows and Gaim, but Winamp and various games are still fine. I've reinstalled the drivers many times and uninstalled every possible audio device, but I always end up with the same thing.

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In DirectSound everything is fine.
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A:Audio has suddenly stopped working.

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Both audio playback through the integrated sound card and recording through a USB microphone stopped working suddenly
 
I cannot play back or record anything
 
No application software can find the either the sound or recording channels.
 
In device manager both recording and playback devices are listed, enabled and working properly.
 
If I launch an audio track the sound bars levels against the device do not move. The speaker next to the clock is present and does not have a red cross through it.
 
The first thing I did was do a system restore to a couple of days previously when I know it was all working - still nothing.
 
I have checked the BIOS to make sure audio is enabled and set to automatic - it is.
 
Cannot be the integrated sound card - Dell XPS 430 - because the separate USB microphone does not work either.
 
It is like all audio functions have stopped being accessible to software applications, although Windows 7 Ultimate 64 sees them as present, enabled and working.
 
So Windows sees the audio devices, Windows applications do not.
 
Any ideas please?
 
Thanks

A:Audio suddenly stopped working

 Do headphones work?  How about bluetooth?  Bluetooth adapters are pretty cheap, I paid $15 for mine, but I'm told you can get them for as little as $5.  I have a problem with my Toshiba laptop speakers that I've circumvented with bluetooth speakers when home, and headphones when I'm not.
 
Good luck.

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so I have a dell xps1530 with vista. awhile ago i used my laptops hdmi to my tv, the sound and everything worked fine. for some reason now i can't get the sound to default over to it. i know how to usually do it but when i hit make hdmi default audio nothing happens. the kicker is that when i hit 'test' on the hdmi the audio works through the tv, so the cord works and everything, my computer just won't let it become the default. i attached a hijack log if it helps

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 8:51:59 PM, on 2/3/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Google\Gmail Notifier\gnotify.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\SharedCOM\RoxWatchTray9.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Reader Suite\psqltray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
C:\Windows\OEM02Mon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\Program Files\Replay Media Catcher\FLVSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateS... Read more

A:HDMI Audio stopped working

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I don't know why but some games that I play have no audio. I go in the settings of the games and its not the game itself. I think its my computer and I'm not sure if its some settings that got put on some how. One thing im confused about is, it's not all the games, some do have sound but its not the ones I play the most. What should I do?

Games I play are, Without sound: StarCraft 2, Diablo 3, Team Fortress 2, Garry's Mod (or simplified my Valve and Blizzard games)
With sound: Terraria, Realm Of The Mad God,
 

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I just got a new hp envy beats laptop and it worked fine for the first 2 weeks. Now my audio does not work at all. I have checked all the mute and volume controls and still nothing...I uninstalled and re-installed all my audio drivers, still not working...In device manager there are no errors...I even see the audio meter go up and down when I attempt to play audio through cd, dvd, youtube and zune...nothing..Even headphones don't work...please help..this one is baffling me and pissing me off because it's not even 2 weeks old...It worked 1 night and the next day nothing...I did not install anything during that period...

thanks,
emiliano

A:my laptop audio stopped working

Not even 2 weeks old? I would strongly advise you work with whomever you bought it from and use the warranty process.

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I have a notebook HP Pavilion DV5-1159SE and now I'm getting a "Windows Audio Stopped Working" message. Here's the problem:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: svchost.exe_AudioSrv
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Application Timestamp: 47919291
Fault Module Name: stapo64.dll
Fault Module Version: 1.0.6225.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 4a664604
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000000000012e3cc
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1046
Additional Information 1: 0a71
Additional Information 2: 2b9e64833ded1b8566df2c12e9bbc072
Additional Information 3: 9c1e
Additional Information 4: 07250e8aa3e8a202ef2ff229b5ce3c93

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I'm also getting the same message but now about the "DHCP Stopped Working". I'll post the issue as soon as I get the message again.

Please somebody help me! I already tried to install codecs from various codeck packs (K-Lite, Vista, etc) but none of them worked. And I only install system updates from Microsoft Update program which is automatic on my notebook. Btw my OS is a Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit SP2 ok? Thanks in advance!

A:Windows Audio Stopped Working

Restart the service, and you may have to reinstall your audio drivers if any.

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I have a Samsung laptop (about 4 years old) which has worked fine. Sound still works fine. About a month ago I noticed that when I plug in headphones the sound would come through both the headphones and the pc speakers (instead of just the headphones like it had been doing for years). Then about a week ago, the headphone jack stopped working altogether. Sound only comes through the pc speakers. Seems like a software thing to me. The jack does not appear damaged in any way. Nothing is jammed in it and it doesn't feel loose.

Here is my Realtek Audio Manager



Here is my device manager




Here is system information




Here is sound information



I have tried uninstalling all of my sound drivers and having them reinstall on a reboot. I tried a number of things I found on the internet. (ie My "little yellow folder" in Realtek Manager is missing. My "show disabled devices" does not reveal anything, etc). I have not dropped the laptop and nothing has spilled in it. I really don't see how anything could have physically damaged the jack (unless it just failed from use)

Please advise. Thanks so much for what you all do. This is a huge help although I know it seems trivial.
 

A:Audio Jack Not Working - It Just Stopped.

Didn't post my system info correctly. Here it is.
 

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I recently purchased a Razer Carcharias which has a low microphone. I have to put the microphone boost on +30db for it to be adequate for ventrilo/teamspeak.

With that being said, it has static due to the extreme microphone boost. There's an "enhancements" tab under the microphones properties which has the options: DC Offset Cancellation, Noise Suppression, and Acoustic Echo Cancellation.

I checked "Noise Suppression", this completely removes the static in my microphone, but muffles my voice slightly (which is fine).

Now I decided to plug in my old headset (microphone part only) in, and run some quality comparison tests using Windows Sound Recorder. After I was done and plugged my Razer microphone in, the Noise Suppression option stopped working completely.

I've tried using the back jacks, front jacks, and I even reinstall drivers, and used older drivers. I can't get the Noise Suppression option to remove my static, it has no effect checked or not.(And it used to before) How can I fix this?

A:Realtek HD Audio - Enhancements Stopped Working

Ahem.

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Both audio playback through the integrated sound card, and recording through a USB microphone stopped working suddenly - cannot play back or record anything and no application software can find the audio devices.

In device manager both devices are listed, enabled and working properly. If I launch an audio track the sound bars levels against the device do not move. The speaker next to the clock is present and does not have a red cross through it.

The first thing I did was do a system restore to a couple of days previously when it was all working - still nothing. So this eliminates drivers etc being an issue.

I have checked the BIOS to make sure audio is enabled and set to automatic - it is.

The Windows audio manager service is enabled and set to automatic.

Cannot be the integrated sound interface - Dell XPS 430 - because the USB microphone, which is not connected to the sound interface, does not work either.

It is like all audio functions have stopped being accessible to software applications, although Windows 7 Ultimate 64 sees them as present, fully enabled and working.

Any ideas please?

Thanks.
 

A:All audio devices suddenly stopped working

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Hi, my dvd drive has recently stopped playing audio cds and burnings blank cds, when I insert one it makes a slight clicking noise and then it seems to struggle to load them up (the disc loading sign does appear) but then it gives up after about a minute. I can play DVDs on it fine but i haven't checked if it will burn DVDs.

My computer is: HP - Compaq Media Center m7210.uk Desktop/PC

DVD DRIVE: lite-on dvdrw shw-1635s

Everything is fully updated to the latest windows XP package.

Can anyone help me at all? From searching the internet to solve this problem I heard something about putting a wordpad file onto the device manager or something like that, but I struggled to follow this.

Help would be very much appreciated.

Thank you
 

A:Audio CDs/Blank CDRs stopped working

It's possible that your drive is failing and you will just need to purchase a different one. You could try these fixes, to see if one works.

1.) Change the "DVD Region", the current setting could be causing the problem.

2.) Check your drive cable connecting your drive(s) to the motherboard. If you have two drives attached to one cable as "slave" and "master" - try just disconnecting any other drive and leaving just the Lite On drive, to see if that fixes the problem.

3.) Try cleaning the laser of your drive with compressed air or a cleaning disk.
 

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my ac'97 audio installed fine with windows 7, from the start...didnt need any drivers after the install...then all of a sudden i booted and its non functional, i tried updating driver(through device manager), it did... that didnt fix it, then i used the vista driver for it....that didtn fix it...?

A:ac97 audio suddenly stopped working

Hello!

The first step here is to go ahead and check the service Windows Audio.

Do you know how to do this?

Windows Audio should be set to
Startup type: Automatic
Make sure it is Started!

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Hey guys,

Normally I can fix most issues with the PC's I maintain, but recently my brother's audio on his PC stopped working. It uses the AC97 chipset, and I have tried multiple drivers etc to fix it, but not getting anywhere.

Just wondering if anyone else has experienced a similar issue, its an asrock k7gs41s I believe. Its also running XP, and I'd rather not format it, unless this would be the only likely fix.

Cheers,
Nic
 

A:AC97 Audio stopped working randomly.

im sorry to say I also have the A97 sound stuff in my lappy
one day i was playing happily ... listening to music ... then the speakers started to distort!
i turned off the music and ran some speaker tests and eventually the problem cleared up.
next time i turned the laptop on i didnt hear anything .. when i went to play music i got the error "media player cannot play the file as there is no audio hardware present"

i had a look in device manager and my sound stuff wasnt there

restarted the system and it worked fine again

but a few days later the windows seems to think that the audio hardware does not exist in my machine!! its so frustrating!
i contacted acer and they said to return my laptop to factory settings ... which didnt work
so acer wanted to take my laptop from me ... for 8 weeks!!!! i cant realistically be without my laptop for more than a week as i need it for work, presentations and university.
even though my laptop is still in warrenty period they will not give me a like for like transfer!

in the end and bought a really nice creative 5.1 external sound card and its really good!

should have been 45 but because it was the last one in stock at comet they sold it to me for 20

tho i really would like my on-board sound to work again because lugging external speakers about isnt really handy.

so i guess my advice is to expect the worst and buy another sound card preferably creative!


if anyone has any suggestions i woudl ... Read more

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so about a month after I bought my computer,all of a sudden there was no audio comming from my headphones or speakers. i do have to say that windows 8 was a bit new for me because i was using windows xp the only way i can get audio now, is by plugging in a usb with bluetooth connection. even HDMI won't work. i'm getting no errors when running errorchecker.

perhaps usefull info:
-pc Model No: HP ENVY h8 PC series
-running windows 8.1
-i have extra beats audio (for audio settings).

A:audio randomly stopped working in windows 8.1

Hey mate, what worked for me once was just resetting the audio in Sound>Properties>Restore Defaults

See the image below:

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I have an E6540 connected to an E-Port docking station, running Windows 7 64 Professional.
I just upgraded everything to the latest version, i.e. BIOS to A16, Audio drivers and audio manager to NCN00_WN32_6.0.1.6069_A11, and now the speaker jack on the dock is no longer working. It does even show up on the list of audio devices. The built in speakers/microphone and the headset jack on the laptop works fine, as does everything else on the dock (video, USB ...).

A:E6540 E-Port audio stopped working

After upgrading BIOS to A17, the dock port now works as "headphone", provided that nothing is connected to the headset port on the machine itself.

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I have a dual boot Win 7, Win 8 setup. Suddenly the audio has stopped working on Win 8. (Works fine on Win 7) I checked for driver updates, even "installed" an old driver which didn't actually install. The volume control shows its trying to work, puff of green comes and goes at the bottom of the slider.

If you have had this problem and solved it please let me know. Other suggestions welcome however I've tried "cleaning" for other concerns and that made a real mess of the setups for several programs. I suppose I could do a refresh but that's equivalent to a re-install... what a pain.

A:Windows 8 Audio suddenly stopped working

I guess I looked in the wrong place for answers and they moved my posting to this area. Unfortunately it appears others have the same problem with no solution. I did try updating the video driver along with all available Win 8 updates. Still no audio.

I have all my programs running well on the Win 7 partition so I'm thinking of doing a Refresh. If that "refreshes" back to the original installation I assume the many many updates will be required. Any idea how long that will take?

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Hello everyone. I'm using an Asrock p4i65g motherboard running xp3, and it has onboard an audio chipset called cmedia AC97. It's attached directly to the motherboard and has line out, microphone in, and line in. It was working beautifully up until a couple days ago. I suddenly had several problems at once with various system components, (my wireless card and my video card), all of which I got sorted out (the former by rolling back the driver, and the latter by updating the drivers). However, the audio has stopped working altogether. Windows seems to be unable to even see it at all. I've downloaded the driver installer package from the motherboard manufacturer (here: ASRock > Products > Motherboard > P4i65G > Download ) and when I run the installer, it says fairly quickly a message about how I my computer isn't installed with the chipset so I can't install the drivers.

Very frustrating. It's as if windows thinks the physical chipset has disappeared from the motherboard. Which it hasn't, as I can actually see it. How can I force xp to recognize my onboard audio chipset? Please don't say reinstall windows! =)

I even went into bios setup and changed the setting for the onboard audio from "auto" to "enabled".

At this point I'm thinking my only solution is to buy a PCI audio card and use that instead. Sigh.

Thanks for any help. Benjamin

A:C-Media AC97 Audio stopped working in XP

At that site, download and install the "INF driver ver:7.0.0.1025" for your chipset then the audio.

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Hello,
I recently put together a new system using a MSI K9NBPM2-FID mobo, Athlon 64 x2 5200, 2 Gb of Corsair XMS, and a Seagate 500 Gb SATA hard drive. I installed windows xp with no problem and everything worked. I then shut down the system and reconnected some old ide hard drives to transfer files that I wanted from the old system. After the transfer was complete, I shut down the pc and removed the old hard drives. I powered back up and there was no sound. I have checked in BIOS, tried uninstalling/reinstalling the drivers and audio devices/codecs, and tried reinstalling windows twice. I have also tried plugging the stereo into a different device to make sure it wasn't the stereo. Does anybody have any ideas if there is anything else that is fixable or is it most likely that the audio hardware failed after 1 day? Thank you for any suggestions or help.
 

A:Motherboard's onboard audio stopped working

If you re-installed Windows twice and sound didn't work: did you then go to device manager and see that all is O.K.? Do you have a sound card that needs drivers or still needs to be reinstalled? All that I know audio on my Pc's is Window's "multimedia audio controller"...Sound card and it's drivers and installing it...then your speaker system. I bet this will turn out to be a simple thing like mute turned on somewhere or something. Good Luck.
 

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My sound stopped working last night, and everything I have tried hasn't worked. I've had this computer for 2 years using vista.

Here are the symptoms:
In the "playback and recording devices", it says my headphones are working.
If I try to do the "test" option, it gives me a failed to play test tone error.
If I use my microphone on another laptop that also has vista, it works
It's obviously plugged in. I have tried reinstalling the drivers and I've restarted my pc, still doesn't work
I have tried restarting windows audio in services.msc, doesn't work
the "roll back drivers" option is greyed out for me in device manager
Googling hasn't helped me either, none of the solutions so far have solved my problem. Even some method involving regedit.

So I'm exhausted and a bit frustrated. Does anyone know?
 

A:Audio randomly stopped working, I can't figure out how to fix it

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Well i just got my computer 2 days ago no problems encountered...... turn it on today and sound not working.. But it's not the sound drivers and stuff.. Its the back audio port that is not functioning .. The front port works for my speakers but the back doesn't it's pretty ironic because i google and there's front port problems.. So help would be appreciated.. Thanks
 

A:Back Audio Port suddently stopped working...

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Hello, recently my computer has been crashing to a desktop without any of my icons, or when the disc drive trys to burn something. So i tried to do a system restore and all that happened was my Audio stopped working as well as my mouse. Ive managed to fix the mouse, have run a virus scan and presumably cleaned whatever the problem is, yet i still cant install drivers for my realtek audio, nvidia hd audio and my DVD burner. Ive tried installing in safe mode, uninstalling/disabling the drivers. My windows updater seems to be screwed up as well since i cannoy manually activate it. Any suggestions?

A:Mouse/Audio/Disc Drivers stopped working

There are no drivers required for any optical drives including your DVD burner. They are provided by the Windows OS.
Go to Start/Search and type devmgmt.msc Right click the devmgmt results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Device Manager, do you have any devices with Yellow flags? If so, these devices need drivers installed.
What is the make and model# of your computer? Go to the manufacturers support/download drivers site and type in your make and model# or your service tag # and download the Chipset driver first and any other drivers you need from the Device Manager.
If your computer boots to a blank desktop with no icons, then press CTRL+ALT+DEL and start the Task Manager. Go up to File/New Task (Run...) and type in explorer.exe and press enter. This should bring back your icons.
If you have a desktop, go to Start/Search and type CMD right click the CMD results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Command Prompt type chkdsk /R and press enter. Now type a Y for Yes and reboot the computer. Check Disk will start at next bootup and go through 5 stages. It will take a while. It should repair any problems.

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Hi, I have a Lenovo Ultrabook with Windows 8, and a little while back the sound just stopped working. It's not the speakers - it still makes sounds when being switched on/off etc, it's just when trying to play music/videos/games that it doesn't work. I've read somewhere that one of the endless updates this thing subjects you to had a glitch that caused similar issues for other people, but I haven't been able to fix it. Any of you amazing people got any advice? Thanks in advance!

A:Audio stopped working on Lenovo laptop with Windows 8

 

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So I got a headset and it worked perfectly. (Trust me I dont know what it is so dont ask) I downloaded the game Just cause 2 from steam and had some audio problems with it. A solution was to reinstall audio drivers. So I did... And this worked fixing the games audio issue. I was going to start live streaming when I realized oh hey they cant hear me. SO I looked all over the internet for solutions and none of them work. In device manger I saw that I have NVIDIA High Definition Audio AND Realtek High definition Audio. I looked to see if either one needed updates and nope. I have a windows 7 computer so if you can help me with this that would be great. My microphone is not broken because i pluged it into my ipod and did a test it works (I have a high quality mic and you can tell the difference between my mic and the build in ipod touch mic.) Please help me with this! If you need any more info please ask. I am seriously about to just throw my computer our the window because of how annoying this issue is. I have looked around and none of the things I have tried worked.
 

A:Microphone stopped working after reinstalling Audio Drivers.

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Also, if its a brand name system like an Acer,Dell or HP, please post the exact model of the system.
 

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Audio isn't working anymore on my HP Pavilion P7-1436s. I upgraded to win 10 a few months ago, but the sound only recently cut out. It "looks" fine, as in my machine recognizes when I plug an audio device in the jacks. All the testing in the windows audio settings show the volume bar moving, too. But no sound comes out. The volume on everything is adjusted so it should be audible. I've tried several different codecs from the HP website, including:- sp59291- sp58818- sp63935- sp59416- sp59424-sp71717 (this one was supposedly specifically for Win 10 upgrades) All run as administrator, all producing similar results. (visually looks fine, no audio output though) Windows Audio is running and set to automatic in Services.msc I tried scanning my product on the website, but it repeatedly returns and error when searching for drivers, which is why I've tried so many; the HP site doesn't give me any to choose from. These were all drivers I found that helped others with similar issues in the forums, but they haven't helped me. Anybody know what I'm doing wrong? Can anybody point me in the right direction for a Win 10 IDT HD audio codec for my model number, since the automatic scanning doesn't work for me? Does anyone have any better ideas that I haven't tried? Any help is appreciated, thanks! 

A:IDT High Def Audio stopped working on Pavilion P7-1436s ( Wi...

Hi, Please check the following discussion which is for laptops but same hardware:     http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/Windows-10-IDT-High-Definition-Audio-Driver-Bug-Report/t... Regards.

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Hello,
I have a problem with SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio on my HP - nc6220 laptop, WinXP professional sp2.

SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio just stopped working, I tried reinstalling it but it always says that there was a problem during installation and it might not work properly.

In Control Panel>Sounds and Audio devices it's all grayed out so I cannot do anything there.
In device manager there is a yellow exclamation mark, I tried disable-enable but it does not help.
I also tried updating the driver, re-enabling windows audio in services, even reinstalled Windows and installing sp3.

Also I tried an USB sound card and it is working well.

Is there anything else I could do, or maybe SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio is just broken and cannot be fixed?
 

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I have a nearly new Dell Inspiron  15 7000-series laptop. I also have a D3100 USB3 docking station. The dock has a monitor, speakers, mouse, keyboard, and disk drive attached. All was working fine for weeks. Just a few days ago, the speakers stopped working. Sound is now coming out of the laptop speakers even when the laptop is docked. In the Device Manager, when it is docked, there is a USB Audio device that has an exclamation mark on it. (E.g. isn't working.) I've tried updated the audio driver through the Dell support site. No improvement. I then found the latest driver on dell.com for the D3100 dock. I tried installing it, but it was refused, saying that the existing driver was up to date.
The speakers work fine when plugged directly into the laptop audio jack. E.g. there is no problem with the speaker hardware.
Any ideas how I can get the dock audio working again

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Yesterday afternoon, I was playing Grand Theft Auto IV on my PC and while I was in-game, the sound started to crackle and slow down and then suddenly turned off (sound only). I was still able to play the game without any issues but there was no sound!

I exited to Desktop (Windows 7 SP1) and there was NO SOUND AT ALL! Nothing made the sound work. I had to reboot the computer and then the sound came back but after a couple of minutes, again, the sound stopped working. This time, I was NOT playing any game, I was just surfing the web!

I rebooted again and then went to YouTube and tried playing a video; the video played like slow-motion (couple of FPS) and there was no sound again!

After another reboot, I tried playing a video I had on my computer using Windows Media Player. It played fine for a couple of minutes and then it started to stutter/lag (like slow-motion) and the sound the cut-off!

I can't figure out what caused this issue and I'm not sure how to go about fixing this!

Please help! This is so frustrating I can't use my PC because there is no sound and I can't view/watch any videos!

I've been having several issues with GTA IV (missing textures etc.) so I completely removed/uninstalled the game and ran CC Cleaner to remove any traces of the game. I also updated all of my drivers (there was a Windows 7 update yesterday so that might have caused it (?)) and checked Device Manager to make sure nothing was out of sync. I also checked Task Manager to see if ... Read more

A:Audio Stopped Working and Video Stutters/Lags! -HELP!-

BUMP! Someone help!

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I bought a Gateway E56R41u to replace my Acer netbook. I'm really happy with this machine. However, I downloaded the free upgrade to Windows 8.1 and my audio quit working. I've downloaded all the drivers that I could find and nothing works. Is there a driver for another machine that will work with my Gateway?

A:Realtek HD Audio stopped working after I upgraded Windows

There is a generic driver available from RealTek, but if you have reinstalled the correct driver from Gateway, I doubt that the direct from RealTek will help.

Are there any other problems that you are aware of, after the 8.1 update? I don't recall this being a problem with audio.

Go to the Device Manager and display what is listed in the Sounds Video and Game Controllers section. Post back on what is listed there, including any error codes. Better yet, post a screen shot of that section.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Eight Forums

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Hi guys,
I had a little trouble getting the driver files out of the Vista x64 installer (M-Audio don't make it easy!) so thought I'd post them up here for anyone to use.
I am running Windows 7 x64 and my Audiophile 2496 works perfectly with this driver, which is the new Vista x64 SP1 driver just out of beta (01/27/2009 5.10.00.5069v3).

This should work for the following cards:

M-Audio Delta 1010
M-Audio Delta DiO
M-Audio Delta 66
M-Audio Delta 44
M-Audio Delta Audiophile 2496
M-Audio Delta TDIF
M-Audio Delta R-BUS
M-Audio Delta 410
M-Audio Delta 1010LT
M-Audio Delta AP 192

If you know what you're doing just download, unzip and install via Device Manager.

If you're not so sure, here's what to do:

Download my zip file (attached) and unzip it somewhere where you'll be able to find it easily.

Open Device Manager (click Start and type Device Manager in the search box) and locate the entry for your card - probably under Other devices.

Right click on it and:Click Update Driver Software
Click Browse my computer for driver software
Click Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer
Scroll down to Sound, video & game controllers
Click Have Disk
Browse to the folder where you unzipped the driver files
Select MAudioDeltaII.inf
Hit Next
Your drivers should now install & the M-Audio Control Panel icon appear in the system tray
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A:M-Audio Delta family 64-bit driver HERE!

Hi,

I am currently struggling to install my delta 66 on a 32 bits system.

After some searches i was able to obtain 2 set of files, according to the following methods :

1 - extract the .exe with 7zip
=> from there I get those 6 files :
.data
.rdata
.rsrc
.text
[data-1]
CERTIFICATE
These are the complete names of the file, and I can not do anything with them...

2- Extract the .exe with Universal Extractor
=> i obtained the following other files :
setup.exe
_setup.dll
ISSetup.dll
data1.cab
data2.cab
data1.hdr
setup.inx
setup.isn
setup.ini
layout.bin
This looks closer to proper install files than, but i still can't get a .inf, and I can not edit or open any of these files.
The .cab files are supposed to be empty, but theirs size is 500Ko and 2 Mo...

I don't know where to go from here, to obtain the required files, as the ones sent by Stuee
M-Audio definitely don't make it easy!

Any idea on what to do, or where to go with that ?

Thank you.

Ophiuchus

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Realtek HD Audio Drivers randomly failed after about a month of perfect operation.
The icon for Realtek has vanished, and the audio manager is nowhere to be found in the control panel. Realtek is no longer seen in Device Manager as well. Playback Devices menu shows nothing related to Realtek like it previously did.

Now my front and back audio ports do not detect anything. Only the HDMI audio is working via my monitor speakers. All other peripherals are working fine as well (I don't have anything to test the mic ports).

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers multiple times, from both the version given on the Realtek site and Gigabyte site. The HD Manager is still nowhere to be found.

I tried manually installing the driver to the device manager via the "Install Legacy Driver" and receive "This device cannot start. (Code 10)" as the device status. I have NVIDIA High Definition Audio also installed and working perfectly. I tried uninstalling all of my audio drivers (including the High Definition Audio Controllers in the System Devices categories) only for it to reinstall my NVIDIA drivers that I believe supply the HDMI sound.

I am under the impression that Realtek is supposed to install to both Program Files and Program Files (x86)? It is only installing to the latter every time I try to uninstall and reinstall. A search for RAVCpl64.exe yields nothing.

I am currently running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.

Specs for my custom bui... Read more

A:Realtek HD Audio Driver Randomly Stopped Working and Disappeared

First question what is displayed in the Device Manager, Sound Section? (All entries - post a screenshot).

HDMI sound and PC sound are separate as the HDMI sound is generated by a sound chip on the video board.

If the sound chip is working and not having a conflict, if the RealTek will not install the generic Windows installed HD Audio Driver will be used. If this is not installing either (after uninstalling the Realtek and rebooting) it does sound like a potential hardware problem.

Try this, go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the RealTek sound (even if it has the error code), then Left click "Uninstall" and check the box to also uninstall the drivers (if it gives you that option). Then restart the PC and watch to see if Windows detects the sound and installs the HD Audio Driver. If it does, that says the sound chip is OK. If not, either its bad or it has not been identified and you need to reinstall the Intel motherboard chipset drivers (one of the chipset functions is it identifies all the devices on the motherboard).

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Some of you know that i had to format my computer because of the directx problems, everything is back to normal but now when i am playing nfs world i keep getting constant freezes (3-5seconds) the game doesn't stop working but the audio stops working. Anyone can help me with this please?

A:windows audio device graph isolation stopped working

As this apparently is only a problem in the game, you may want to repost on the graming section for help.

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Does any one what this means.....Its happens all the time???




as you can see it happens alot

A:windows audio device graph isolation has stopped working

If you do a google search for that item you will get a lot of info however most suggest the audio driver is the problem. Look for an updated driver and if none is available reinstall the one you have and see if it helps.

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Hi,
I have a Dell Optiplex 780 desktop running Windows 10 successfully until this morning when the on-board audio has stopped working. Note that I am talking about the built in speaker not plug in ones. I can still get sound if I plug in headphones but I prefer not to use them and I want to know what's up.

I figure that there might have been a windows update that may have changed things but I'm no expert.

Thanks in advance

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I've tried to google this (windows audio device graph isolation has stopped working) but all that keeps coming up is vista forums.... I was looking over my system reliability index and this is here every other day....




Any Help would be great thanx

A:windows audio device graph isolation has stopped working

I Guess no one knows...umh.....ok then

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I do not know what happened. It just suddenly stopped working one day and now the sound icon in the toolbar has a red "X" on it. When I click on it it runs a trouble shoot which eventually comes up with "ATI High Definition Audio Device has a driver problem." I have tried to go to Realtek and download the "ATI HDMI Audio Device" and run that but it hasn't worked. I also tried to do the driver only download from the website for Windows 7 but that didn't seem to work either. I eventually received a message that stated "Install Realtek HD Audio Diver Failure !! [Error Code : 0x000000FF]." I looked in Windows Update to see if maybe there was a new update for a driver to fix it but it didn't have anything.
 
I come to you all because it's what I did last time I had an issue and you all were very good to me. You all are a lot more computer savy than I am so you all are able to think of things to solve issues that I never even think about. I really need you alls help. Also, I have heard that this type of information may be important in trying to solve this to by motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-770TA-UD3.
 
Again, please, any help will be much appreciated. I have tried a lot of things but nothing has worked.
 
Thanks in advance

A:Audio suddenly stopped working, "error code 0x000000ff"?

my guess would be sound card went bad. replace that bad boy!

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A few days ago the sound on my computer stopped working. I just woke up one day and went to play a song in itunes and it wouldn't play. I clicked on volume and checked it. Then clicked on playback devices and it said no jack information. No audio controller installed or something. I went to device manager and tried to reinstall or update drivers. The drivers were moved to unknown with a yellow exclamation point. I tried this to no avail. I tried in safe mode. I tried redownloading drivers from motherboard website ASUS. It keeps telling me Access is Denied (Code 28). A couple of times after restarting it said I needed to Reinstall driver, but when i tried it said the latest driver was already installed. Then it went back to Access denied. I don't have any idea what happened. Can someone please help me.

A:Audio Controller and Driver suddenly stopped working and won't install

Do you have a Restore Point dated to before the problem happened?

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Good day, audio enthusiasts!

I have an issue with getting my microphone to operate correctly with an older soundcard. The card in question is the M-Audio Delta 1010LT, and is to be used solely with the Rode NT2-A microphone. The microphone is connected to a Behringer Xenyx 502 mixer which, in turn, is connected to the soundcard itself.

The cables are set up correctly, as this setup has worked flawlessly in the past. However, when attempting to use it on the current system, I have run into a peculiar issue: the microphone does not seem to properly pick up on sounds. When recording audio in Audacity, the recorded sound can not be heard unless amplified significantly, and even then, it is plagued by low quality and a lot of static noise.

Furthermore, when I open M-Audio?s control panel and navigate to the ?input? tab to review the visualisation of input received through the microphone, the input seems to be spread out over all channels. Those being ?Line 1/2'; ?Line 3/4'; ?Line 5/6? and finally ?Line 7/8?. As with the sensitivity issue replicated in Audacity, it only seems to pick up sound when I tap the microphone, whereas normally I would expect the microphone to visibly pick up on even the faintest of sounds in my environment.

In an attempt to solve this issue myself, I have tried numerous alternatives. Firstly, I have tried several different iterations of drivers for the soundcard, ranging from 5078 down to 5069, the one it is currently running on. N... Read more

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I have a recording studio (Sonar X3). I recall seeing posts with problems with the Delta 1010 on Win7. One of the problems is most newer motherboards do not have a full PCI slot, its just a "bridged" slot to the PCIe bus. Many PCI devices will not work, or work correctly with the bridged PCI slot.

Best place to look for help with this would be the Gearslutz Forum. www.gearslutz.com

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Are the "Speakers" set as the default audio playback device?

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Hello,

I've been having this problem with my Windows Vista Ultimate x64 when waking from sleep mode. I always get a "Windows Audio stopped working" message followed by saying the "Host Process Stopped working". Here is the error details:

Product
Windows Audio

Problem
Stopped working

Date
27/02/2009 5:54 AM

Status
Not Reported

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: svchost.exe_AudioSrv
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Application Timestamp: 47919291
Fault Module Name: SFDAPO64.dll
Fault Module Version: 1.0.0.25
Fault Module Timestamp: 46b27b19
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0000000000006678
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 4105
Additional Information 1: 4513
Additional Information 2: 1f5e053bca87792f97b43835351b7644
Additional Information 3: 8d3d
Additional Information 4: 3a4e4e972fc8970acc348dd0f3d2f310

Files that help describe the problem
Version.txt
AppCompat.txt
memory.hdmp
minidump.mdmp

I'm not sure if its related to faulty codecs or drivers. My mobo is an Asus P5K Deluxe with integrated sound. I would appreciate any help...

A:Windows Audio Stopped Working after waking from Sleep (svchost.exe_AudioSrv)

Hi wingy17, Welcome to the forum.

Thanks for the information pasted from "Problem Reports and Solutions".

Just Rename SFDAPO64.dll (Related to Sonic) and verify.

It may be due to "Fast Resume". Try this fix from microsoft.

Refer this Article.

Good Luck

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I have this problem since this afternoon on my laptop with vista home. I get this message about the host and even though the computer is connected to the wireless network and the blue circle is on the icon I cant surf the net, messenger cant connect also at start up the audio is off saying audio service is not running then turns on after few minutes.
On a post for a similar problem they mentioned to check the event viewer but on mine its either empty or it says its not available.I also got a message about the dhcp and when I check in the task manager itsstop ped and if I turned it on it i immediatly receive a message saying it had to be stopped. If anyone can help me with this or needs more info to help I'd be truly grateful
 

A:host process for windows services stopped working+no internet+audio service not runni

forgot to mention that it works fine on my wifes laptop and on the xp instalation on mine
 

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Hi. I have 2 W7 machines, and only one will play the LPCM 16 bit, 2ch audio from a camcorder. Both machines have realtek HD audio.

The machine that plays it has optical audio out to a receiver. The machine that cannot play the audio has analog outputs to a logitech speaker system.

Should LPCM audio be processed by realtek and sent to analog outputs? Am I doing something wrong?

A:Can LPCM audio play to audio card analog outputs?

Both should play. How the sound card routes the audio output doesn't matter. Its just based on the input to the sound card.

Check the Sound Panel/Recording section. Set the one that doesn't play the same as the one that does (if they are different).

Generally, Stereo Mix should be set as the default Recording device. Then whatever input has sound will be heard.

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My audio rear outs used to work, but even so, i was primarily using hdmi out from my video card. I was also diagnosing BSODs at the time and sent my mobo back to asus for an rma. When it got back, I placed it in a different case and attached the font panel audio.

Due to a new living circumstance, I decided to switch back to the normal audio out, as my hdmi sound is awful on my new monitor. Problem is, now i find that the onboard audio does not work.

I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling and updating drivers, I have disabled all other drivers in the device manager, I have disconnected the front panel entirely. Nothing seems to re-enable my back panel.

Everything seems like in this thread Just got done building a new computer but... - techPowerUp! Forums
except my audio interface is ASUS, not MSI, and does not allow for front panel detection. (their solution was to "disable front panel jack detection" but this interface does not allow for this)

See the attached screenshots for interface.
Screenshot #1: As you can see, this is all the advanced settings allow. Also note that the bottom jacks are disabled, and does not see the speakers at all, even though they are plugged in.

Screenshot #2: This is with the HD settings enabled.

Screenshot #3: As you can see, there are no devices shown while HD audio is enabled, and the sound device manager does not see the speakers at all.

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A:Asus onboard audio no longer working since enabling front panel audio.

Have you tried system restore, or tried reinstalling the software/driver etc?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 509 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller, 96 Mb
Hard Drives: F: Total - 38138 MB, Free - 10269 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0DG284
Antivirus: FairPoint Security Suite Virus Protection, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Please help me.....I have been trying to figure out why my audio speakers and headset are not working.

There is no sound at all except for a humming in the background. I have been to Dell and had a diagnostic done on the computer and it says everything is fine and dandy. I still can't get it to work.

I also have tried to go into the sounds and it tells me I have no sound device??? I have no idea what happened to the sound...it used to work. I thought the driver went bad but the diagnostic said it is fine.

I also constantly get the "Windows-No Disk" "Exception Processing Message C0000013 Parameters 74b6bf7c " Message all the time.

Can someone please help???

Thank you!!!!!
 

A:Audio/Sound Card not working?

Hello,
My name is Krishna and I work for the Social Media and Community Team at Dell. Based on your description, the issue is more likely related to the audio drivers. Depending on your system model and operating system, you can download and install the latest audio drivers from www.support.dell.com
Also, Microsoft has created a detailed step-by-step troubleshooter for common audio problems. The troubleshooter detects the version of Windows your computer is running and adapts troubleshooting to match. You can run the troubleshooter from http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/help/no-sound-in-windows .Hope this helps.

Regards,
Dell-Kris K
 

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I have a self-assembled desktop PC - full specs in the signature below, but in short, it has an AMD Phenom II X6 1090T processor on a Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P mainboard, which uses a Realtek Azalia ALC887 on-board sound system. I have no loudspeakers and listen to the computer sound exclusively through a Microsoft LX-1000 headset. I also have a Logitech C270 HD webcam that has its own microphone. My PC has 16 GB RAM, a SSD and a large HDD. It runs Windows 8.1 Update 1 with all Windows updates (Patch Tuesday was this week, but my problems had started before that and I'm sure they're unrelated).

Everything is working fine, except the audio, which started behaving strangely a few days ago. The problems started suddenly and I can't think of anything that could have caused them. There were no hardware changes or any intervention in the hardware, nor did I install any new software that could have messed up things.

When playing music, it sounds muffled, with the volume very low and the voice and several instruments muted, while other instruments in the background arrangement sound louder. No graphic equalizer is on, and this happens with any player software (Windows Media Player, VLC, Media Player Classic, etc.), and any source (MP3 music, audio CDs, DVDs, videos, etc.). There appears to be no hardware problem with either my headset or the onboard audio: when I run both Windows' native and Realtek's driver sound output tests, the test tune comes out loud and clear in the tested chann... Read more

A:Realtek audio, Gigabyte mobo: strange-sounding audio, mic not working

First thing to do is disable or disconnect the Web Cam. They have been known to cause various sound problems. It may not be the problem, but eliminate it as the problem.

Stereo Mix needs to be set as the Default Recording Device.

Refresh the RealTek by going to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the RealTek entry in the Sound section then LEFT click "Uninstall". DO NOT uninstall the drivers. Restart the PC and when Windows starts it will reinstall the sound. This usually fixes any Windows/Sound corruptions. If this does not fix it, download and reinstall the RealTek sound drivers.

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Playing a blu ray disc (Tron Legacy) using PowerDVD 11 and there is no sound from the side speakers.

On the weekend I hooked up my next door nieghbours PS3 and it played all 8 channels perfectly.

I have been trying to figure this out for 6 weeks now and I am not getting anywhere at all.

A:Audio Problem - 5.1 & 7.1 channel not working with Realtek HD audio & ATI HD4670

Does this only Happen in PowerDVD 11? Have you tried Windows Media centre?

Josh

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Hello everyone,

I'm having a problem using my motherboard?s onboard HD audio instead of my video card?s audio, so without further ado here is the situation;

I have an Asus maximus iii gene motherboard which has a SupremeFX X-Fi built-in sound card (this is a very nice card provided you can use it), on the board I have an ASUS EAH5870 V2 (basically an ATI 5870) which also has onboard audio useable through HDMI. When I first ran Windows 7 X64 the drivers for the video card and its audio were installed first, but then I noticed that my audio jacks (both on the back of motherboard and on the case) won?t work, which is a big problem for me. But at least I have audio through speakers on my monitor (through HDMI).

So to fix the problem I just tried to install drivers from Asus for the X-FI chip, but that failed since no HD audio hardware could be found by the installer. Google-ing the problem I came across hotfixes, which Asus also provides but they are not compatible with windows 7 X64? so I?m back at square one.

It?s worth mentioning I have gone through my device manager and under audio only the ATI HD audio device is visible and I cannot see the X-FI device anywhere.
So I would like help installing drivers for the X-FI chip and use the onboard surround sound and HD audio jack on the case.

Thanks in advance to anyone who takes the time to read this.

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Update of things I have tried

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A:Onboard audio not working and audio drivers won't install

hkhajavi, welcome to the forums.

First off let me say that despite the fancy sounding name that Asus likes to give some of its onboard audio solutions,in no way shape or form is what is on yours a X-Fi (which I hope you did not try installing any drivers from Creative for as they will not work). Looking at the specs and the download page for your motherboard,

http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_I...TqM&templete=2

yours has the Via audio chip on it (some of the previous versions of the SupremeFX X-Fi used a Soundmax/ADI based audio chip), of which Asus does have a Windows 7 driver for (both 32 and 64 bit). They also appear to have the updated X-Fi software (also known as X-Fi MB, which is where the X-Fi name comes from for the onboard audio; it gets to use some of the X-Fi software, but it is not a X-Fi sound card) available for it under the Utilities section in the downloads.

You may also need to run the updated Intel chipset Utility for the onboard audio to be detected. Once it is detected and the drivers are installed you will then need to open the Windows playback properties and make sure that the onboard audio is set as the default playback device and not the ATI HDMI device.

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Hello and welcome Nazohh mate just how did you do a clean install - from a Microsoft media disk, stick , download?? Because if you had all your data saved you could have done a factory restore and that would of course lose the data but put the machine back to out of the factory condition.

Now you say you can only find the audio driver for 2012 but this one is 2013 try it Drivers & Software for HP ProBook 6560b Notebook PC - HP Support Center.

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I had audio issues, speakers would intermittently not work.  I upgraded the driver to sp76702 per the following advisory: -------------------------------------------------------Document ID: c05288869Version: 1Advisory: HP EliteBook and ZBook G3 - Audio Not Working After Reboot, Speaker Icon Has Red X------------------------------------------------------- After the upgrade, I can no longer get audio through my docking station or the speaker jack on the right side of the laptop.  Tested my external speakers with a different source (smartphone) and they work fine.  I submitted a case today with HP.  

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I recently encountered this problem I was on windows 10 but I decided to do a fresh install mind having to put over like 6,000 files on to a uploading website cause I do youtube, editing etc whatever and so it first started out as like when I would max out the speakers it would do like a distortion/crackling problem for example I was watching one of pewdiepie's videos and when he said something or something loud happened its like the sound got inverted like if you've ever been inside a bar you can hear all the music but when you're outside it's like faded/distorted etc, then i tried to mess around with the settings in the control panel of the sound and when i changed the audio setting the audio is now completely gone and I even tried putting it back and applied it, and it's still absolutely no sound now. So I did a fresh install and it's still doing the same thing i'm on a hp probook 6560b model, and i've had it for awhile now. Basically the problem is when i play a video or play any type of sound on the computer like when I bring up the sound it says like the audio is playing like the audio bar is moving up and down, and yes it's not muted i've had computers for awhile now i'm not new and like I said up there I even tried to mess with the settings i've uninstalled and reinstalled the audio drivers, i'm completely up to date with all my drivers besides the audio driver cause with the hp probook 6560b model it will not let me update to the 2016 I can only do one driver from 20... Read more

A:Audio on computer displays it's working but no audio is coming through

Hello and welcome Nazohh mate just how did you do a clean install - from a Microsoft media disk, stick , download?? Because if you had all your data saved you could have done a factory restore and that would of course lose the data but put the machine back to out of the factory condition.

Now you say you can only find the audio driver for 2012 but this one is 2013 try it Drivers & Software for HP ProBook 6560b Notebook PC - HP Support Center.

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A:Right audio channel not working after video card install

Maybe you have a loose plug somewhere?
 

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A:Audio Card on my Microtel laptop computer is not working

You might want to check on the laptop manufacturer's website for drivers.
 

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Ne1 pse hlp me. Ty!

A:Mixer For Sound Blaster 5.1 Audio Card Not Working In Vista

If I'm understanding that you're talking about the Software Mixer, you may want to install in compatability mody for XP.
This is done by right clicking on the File and choose properties. From there, click on the compatability tab and check the
apropriate box. (Select XP Service Pack 2) This may solve the issue. It may also be that you want to run with visual theme
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Hi,

I recently upgraded to a p11 turtle beach headset and since my audio stops working after a while. This happend on Windows 8.1 and still occurs now that i have Windows 10. When i try to go to sound and then playback devices, playback devices stops responding and i cannot accesS it. When i restart my pc, everything is back to normal and i have sound again. I updated my drivers of my motherboard (p8 q77 m-2) but that didn't fix it. I checked the drivers of the headset and they are also up to date. I dont know what i can do anymore to fix this so i would like if you guys could help me a bit.

sincerly,

Guust
 

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Hello, this is my first post here on this forum.
About a week or two, I Downgraded my Computer (Dell l502x) from Windows 8 to Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bits, installed the drivers from the Dell Page, and everything worked good, except for the Realtek HD Audio Driver Version 6.0.1.6312 (Recommended for my PC on Dell Website), This is the problem:
When I Start my computer, a message shows up with the following error: "Realtek HD Audio Manager has stopped working" and then, I Have to close the message and open Realtek HD Audio Manager again from the Control Panel. I Have already tried re-installing Windows and the error keeps appearing After I Install that driver, I Was wondering if maybe that version of the driver is faulty or something (It would be weird, since it's the one Dell recommends for this computer on the page)
I Have visited many forums, including this one looking for a fix to this issue, but I have not found a solution yet. So I was wondering if someone had this issue before and has a solution to this annoying problem.
any Help would be appreciated, Thanks.

Here's a picture of the issue im having when I start Windows 7 (It's in Spanish, but I think you will understand it)

A:"Realtek HD Audio Manager has stopped working" at Windows Startup

Try the R275 version on the RealTek site. Its the latest version and will work on your PC. When you run the Realtek installation the first thing it will do is uninstall the current version you have installed and then restart the PC. After the restart it will continue and install the R275 version. This is the version I have on all my PC's for both Win 7 64 bit and Win 8 64 bit.

Download the High Definition Audio Codec R.275 64 bit OS version.
Realtek

BTW, here is the info on posting screen shots on this forum. You con't have to upload them to a host.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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A:Onboard audio card quit working on xp part of dual boot system

yes ive had a dual boot with xp/98 before too and all it did was cause me problems. i dont know but for some reason with my experiance those two os dont go good together. so your aying that the sound works on the win98 part? hmm, maybe try a pci sound card and see what happens
 

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The audio chip went out albeit windows diagnostics and DirectX dxdiag both show it is working but all inputs, outputs front and rear do not work, speakers produce static. My question is, I see these usb audio cards that they are so small are they dependent on the onboard audio?

A:Onboard audio out, usb audio card

No, they have their own "sound card" built in. If you use one of these, disable the PC's sound card in the BIOS so there is no conflicts.

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My self built computer recently had a change of motherboard, I now have a Asrock N68C-GS FX.

The front cases' and computers back audio jack are not working, I have tried numerous headphones and speakers.

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Any help greatly appreciated.

Thanks, lee.

A:Audio Jack not working, but USB Audio is.

I would check your motherboards connectors, check your manual for audio connections

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i have front usb-audio. the headphone and mic jack are not working. the usb works fine. the cable to the audio1 is connected to the motherboard correctly, because there is only one way to connect it. why does the headphone and mic jacks not work? do i have to set something in the bios or through windows,etc. ,etc.?
 

A:front usb-audio(audio/mic not working)

by the way i have integrated sound that works in the back, the case came with the front usb-audio. i built the computer myself.
 

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I am responsible for a large number of Lenovo T-Series Notebooks and have a number of them (Mostly T450's and one T450S) that have the exact same problem. Normal audio works just fine - playing music through Windows Media Player or any other third-party player is no problem. But when a user uses Skype, it drops the calls randomly and the following is logged:Faulting application name: AUDIODG.EXE, version: 6.1.7601.23403, time stamp: 0x56f5801dFaulting module name: FMAPO64.dll, version: 50.6.5.66, time stamp: 0x53017fecException code: 0xc0000005Fault offset: 0x000000000021f04cFaulting process id: 0x2110Faulting application start time: 0x01d21eea54ef71deFaulting application path: C:\Windows\system32\AUDIODG.EXEFaulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\FMAPO64.dllFault bucket , type 0Event Name: APPCRASHResponse: Not availableCab Id: 0Problem signature:P1: AUDIODG.EXEP2: 6.1.7601.23403P3: 56f5801dP4: FMAPO64.dllP5: 50.6.5.66P6: 53017fecP7: c0000005P8: 000000000021f04cP9:P10:Attached files:C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\WERB9BD.tmp.WERInternalMetadata.xmlC:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\WERBAA9.tmp.secure.hdmpC:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\WERBCDD.tmp.secure.mdmpThese files may be available here:C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_AUDIODG.EXE_8748598e7487bdba79844560ca9f22b9656ac2ef_cab_12eabd36Analysis symbol:Rechecking for solution: 0Report Id: 17bde473-8ab4-11e6-8d78-484520379dd4Report Sta... Read more

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Hi all. I've just finished setting up a "new" system and I've been coming across some bugs. This is the main one. My Audio breaks up when I try to play back files some of the time.

You can see my system specks next to my username.

The question is it the MB, the Sound Card, the Sound Card Drivers, or the Codecs I'm using.

I had a K-Lite codec pack installed and I had some other one installed at some time as well. I've since uninstalled these free codec packs after re-discovering my disc with Cyberlink Power DVD on it. I've never had problems with the Codecs that this program installs so I think I can eliminate Codecs. Especially considering the problem exists even in VLC.

I do use a software level audio enhance from SRS however I didn't have any problems with it on my last system so I don't think that is the problem.

That brings it back to my drivers and hardware. I've checked that my drivers are uptodate several times. Both through the manufacturers site and MS Update. So I'm guessing it's got to be hardware based. However! There isn't just distortion when audio files are played there is also a slowing down of the audio track. ???? That would indicate a processing slow down. Wouldn't it? The CPU goes straight to a bit over 50% when I start playing audio files. It's Dual-Core processor so that would tend to indicate a single core enabled process cramming one of the cores with calculations.

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A:Series audio playback problems! HELP!

I was going to start giving suggestions but the site has totally loads of help, have you tried all their stuff first

http://support.creative.com/kb/Show...=5602,Sxi=5,Answer51037=obj(51037):obj(51057)
 

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Hi everyone:
I need help plz!!! I have a elo touch display(3000 U series) and it's working perfectly but have no sound ( it come's with Stereo speakers on it) it used to work but when I moved and plug it back in didn't work anymore.
If someone can help I'll appreciated.
Thx.
 

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Can a PCI ex 1 Audio card be plugged in to a regular size PCI ex x16-x4 slot as my X1 slot is covered by my graphics card
 

A:Solved: Audio Card

some mobo's require the bios to be changed to allow this... depends on the motherboard..
 

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Can anybody tell me how to find out the brand and model of my audio card without taking my pc apart? Thanks everybody!
 

A:Solved: audio card

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