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Crackles, pops and dropouts

Whenever i have audio playing and i try to do something like scroll down on a web page, document or folder i get a crackling noise from my soundcard. It also happens at times when automating in ableton, and leads to a distorted and horrible sound. It will also just stop playing at times and the power will need to be switched on and off before it will work again. I have read about CPU throttling, as i had problems with it on my laptop, but i am using a custom desktop with a fast processor, so i doubt that is the case this time.

The soundcard is also second hand.

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Re: Crackles, pops and dropouts

Use it at 16Bit instead of 24bit, and also use it as ur ONLY sound card i just got rid of that problem myself, looking for the midi help now..

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How do I recover my stereo mix? My desktop is currently running Vista OS. I accidentally removed it trying to update it so I can play music in a chatroom.

By stereo mix do you mean the audio files (aka music files)? If so you can try using some file recovery software. Below is a link to a page that will walk you through the steps you need to take to recover the deleted files.
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Hello sorry to my english,anyway i have a iproblem to my sound it did not play a certain music cause it pop up certain problem. the pop up problem my computer dont have a sound device what should i do?...

if your computer came with a motherboard disc the sound drivers could be on it
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to sound,video and game controllers you might see a yellow question mark? Right click to reinstall drivers
click start control panel sounds and audio,volume,advanced,speakers make sure you have selected the
(((appropriate speakers))) also audio you will find 3 drop down lists make sure you have the correct settings there
click start control panel sounds and audio devices you can adjust the volume there also select speaker volume you can change your settings there you can also tick in the box place icon in taskbar
if his does not fix the problem

have you tried this control panel sounds and audio,volume,advanced,speakers select the appropriate speakers from the drop down list or navigate to the device manager scroll to system devices + to expand,system speaker right click properties then select use this device (enable) also you might check
the speakers plug/outlet is usually at the back of the computer you will have to open up the computer to check the lead attached to the rear of the input plug make sure the connection is good
try cleaning your computer of dust using a fine air blower from a compressor making VERY sure that there is no MOISTURE in the air line specifically around the sound card and the CPU central processing unit dust causes static to build up in a computer
hope this helps

Apr 21, 2011 | Audio Cards

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My ibm thinkpad laptop has no sound even i open windows media player and play music

Try installing the latest audio driver.
The same model ThinkPadcan have different types of network, video and audio drivers and unless youknow exactly which one is installed in your ThinkPad, you need to download allthe drivers and install each driver until you find the right driver. When you download thedrivers, write down the device driver and it's file name so you have a recordof which driver you are installing and which directory the unzipped files arelocated on your hard drive. Go to the IBM/Lenovo WEBsite - support/download page and download the latest Windows device drivers foryour model computer, Use this link: - You can download thevarious drivers and then you click on and run the various driver files, theywill then unzip and expand into a sub folder on C:\drivers Then install thevarious drivers from this folder (run the set-up file).

Apr 15, 2011 | IBM (01K2154) Sound Card

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I need a driver software for creative es1373 for windows xp

Here is a link to your audio driver.It is listed as "end of life" so don't lose the driver. In the web page, just scroll down to the "latest downloads" section and your driver is listed.

Hope this helps.

Nov 05, 2009 | Creative Labs Ensoniq ES1371 Sound Card

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Uninstalled the Realtek High Definition Audio Driver

try to find a program call Erecoveryn in your folders. inside their are all the programs that came with the computer even realtek.

May 18, 2009 | Audio Cards

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Noise in my tascam us-122

hi, have you tried new cables? or another usb,firewire port? also if you can, try it on other pc. see if the condition changes. (could be defective) i had bought one of these, and the right channel did not work on any pc. hope this helps you, good luck!

Mar 03, 2009 | Tascam US122 Audio/MIDI Interface with...

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Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 Drivers!!

the drivers you need can be downloaded from the creative web page at this address.!%205.1%20Digital%20(Dell)&subCatName=Live!&CatName=Sound+Blaster
  Just scroll down the page to the drivers you need and you are good to go. let me know how it goes.

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Sound device troubleshoot

mine is giving no sound card found!!plz help me out !i'm using windows xp!!

Oct 16, 2008 | Audio Cards

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UA101 and Blue Screen of Death

try this to make sure that the driver was installed correctly.:

Note: Do not use the “Add New Hardware” Wizard in the control panel. Follow the steps below to install your driver correctly.

1. Plug in the USB cable and power on the device – the New Hardware Wizard will start up (wait for it to start).

2. If Windows asks to connect to Windows Update, click on “No, not this time” and click on “Next.”

3. Select “Install from a list or specified location” and click “Next.”

4. Select “Include this location in the search” and Browse to the folder containing your driver (either on your CD or the folder you downloaded). Click “Next.”

5. Click “Continue Anyway” when the Windows Logo testing screen appears.

6. Click “Finish” when the Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard screen appears.

At this point, you may need to reboot your computer. After restarting, you should check to make sure the driver was successfully installed. Go to Control Panel / Sounds and Audio Devices and make sure your device is listed under “Sound Playback” and “Sound Recording” for audio devices and “”MIDI Music Playback” for MIDI devices. You should also check in the Device Manager to make sure your MIDI or Audio device is listed under “Sound, video and game controllers” with no problems (such as the yellow exclamation point).

If everything is successful to this point, Windows has installed the device correctly and is making it available to any software you need to run. If you can not see your device in your software, you should first try re-profiling the device (different software programs do this differently). If this does not work, you may need to uninstall and reinstall the software. If you still do not see your device, you may need to contact your software vendor for more help.

- Mac OS X -
1. Make sure the Roland/Edirol device and any non-essential USB devices are disconnected.

2. Run the *.pkg installer from the CD-ROM or downloaded driver and follow the onscreen installation instructions. When finished, reboot fully.

3. Plug in the Roland/Edirol device. Ports should now be available in software (you can verify driver availability in Applications > Utilities > Audio/MIDI Setup > MIDI Devices).

- Mac OS 9.X -
Users must first decide if they want to run OMS or FreeMIDI, which can be downloaded from the World Wide Web. OMS is recommended. See the OMS or FreeMIDI documentation for installation and activation details.

Double-click the Edirol installer and follow the onscreen installation instructions.

Note: If you continue to have problems, you may wish to consider upgrading to OS X, as its Core Audio and Core MIDI features make this operating system an excellent base for music applications.


Product: UA-25 UA-101 FA-66 FA-101 UA-4FX UA-1EX

Pop/click/dropout is often a buffer size problem. Be sure to check your Buffer Size setting. You'll find it in the Edirol Icon in System Preferences or in the Control Panel of a Windows machine. Increase your buffer size until the problem goes away.

There are also several settings you will want to make in order for audio applications on a Windows XP computer run optimally.

One of the more detailed websites to walk through these settings is

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