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My computer is Win XP Media center ed, when i awaken from standby i lose audio and can restore it only by reboot or shutdown and restart.

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U propably have a pci sound card!!!!! so if u do....u need to manage some things up.....ur system is working on 2 drivers...the onboard and the pci 1....when ur booting the system will apply the 1 managed bye u...it the pci....**** when ur in sleep mode or stanby mode....the system dnt check the last driver status...(..)..so u probably understand what i wanted to say..if u do disable 1 of them and check it..**** be sure all ur programs are managed on 1 outputt(or the pci sound card or the onboard 1)..gd luck

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