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Sound problems again!


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jandrix

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I was here a few weeks ago with a smooth scrolling problem as well as a sound problem.

http://www.geekstogo...o....html&st=15

It was suggested by you all that I had to download drivers as I reinstalled Windows recently.

After I installed the drivers I needed, like you suggested, my sound was working fine up until a few days ago. For some reason, it's sounding like it's underwater again. This happens when I watch videos or listen to music players. It will do this for approximately the first 2 minutes of the song, then it seems to work fine.

Any suggestions?
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first thing to try is uninstall the sound drivers and then reinstall them...
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How do I uninstall my sound driver? And what do i reinstall? where do I get the driver download from?
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whats the make and model of your computer...
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It's an emachine T6420 Desktop PC.
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go here and get the Realtek AC'97 Audio Driver...
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I installed it and restarted my computer, but the sound is still messed up. It sounds like the lead voice is a mile away. Sometimes the music doesn't play as loudly either. Background vocals sound ok. It's very weird. It's not the same sound problem I was having before. This happens with any and all music or sound. For instance, my music files, mp3's, youtube, music players, etc.

Edited by jandrix, 30 March 2009 - 11:05 PM.

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yep...try a different headset and also try plugging in some powered speakers...
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I plugged my speakers back in, instead of the headset, and the sound works fine. I never thought it would be the headset since I've had so many problems with my sound since restoring my computer. Thank you for your help. I'm most grateful.
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your welcome...and thanks for letting us know... :)
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