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Speakers my speakers are sounding like the person speaking is on helium! i'm sure its not the built in speakers as the same problem occurs when plugging in external speakers!

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Re: speakers

Have you got codecs installed on laptop, if so uninstall, some codecs has voice ac3 filter in that can speed up the sound so it might sound like bubble boy. Use different codec pack or audio filter. JJ

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2. If the same problem occur after connecting an external PC speaker, check the volume control, and make sure that the "MUTE" box is not checked. Then adjust the master volume.

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