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I installed a creative xtreme audio card under xp. All works fine, except Youtube. With Youtube you get a burst of sound, then the video slows to a crawl, the audio just gurgles, and the mouse reponse drops to practically nil. I have done a clean boot several times and re-installed flash. It doesn't help.

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  • plillies Aug 26, 2008

    The Internet speed is definitely high enough for streaming. I am running other computers and devices with no streaming problems.

  • plillies Aug 26, 2008

    I have tried both firefox and explorer. Same problem.

  • plillies Aug 26, 2008

    I am running at 2.2 GHz and have 1G of RAM.

  • plillies Aug 26, 2008

    Well that was interesting. After I ran the K-Lite Codec Pack, I no
    longer lost control of my mouse. However, same symptoms as before as
    far as the audio goes (burst of sound followed by low gurgling), but
    now I have control of the mouse.

    But because I could use my
    mouse, I was able to toot around in the task manager. CPU usages spikes
    upward from around 10% to 100% when you start a Youtube video. The
    video, BTW, is extremely jerky.

  • plillies Aug 26, 2008

    I installed a creative xtreme audio card under xp. All works fine, except Youtube. With Youtube you get a burst of sound, then the video slows to a crawl, the audio just gurgles, and the mouse reponse drops to practically nil. I have done a clean boot several times and re-installed flash. It doesn't help.

    Comment by plillies, posted on Aug 26, 2008
    The Internet speed is definitely high enough for streaming. I am running other computers and devices with no streaming problems.

    Comment by plillies, posted on Aug 26, 2008
    I have tried both firefox and explorer. Same problem.

    Comment by plillies, posted on Aug 26, 2008
    I am running at 2.2 GHz and have 1G of RAM.

    Comment by plillies, posted on Aug 26, 2008
    Well that was interesting. After I ran the K-Lite Codec Pack, I no longer lost control of my mouse. However, same symptoms as before as far as the audio goes (burst of sound followed by low gurgling), but now I have control of the mouse.

    But because I could use my mouse, I was able to toot around in the task manager. CPU usages spikes upward from around 10% to 100% when you start a Youtube video. The video, BTW, is extremely jerky.

  • plillies Aug 26, 2008

    I have re-installed xtreme audio from the original CD multiple times. That won't fix it.

  • plillies Aug 27, 2008

    Well, it might seem a nice thing to try now that my mouse works better, to re-install the drivers from the CD once again, but before I waste time doing that, I thought I would just run dxdiag again to see whether the mouse really was working better.

    When I went to the Dxdiag Music tab and clicked Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio, no sound came out. Instead, I once again lost control of the mouse and barely managed to shut the PC down. Shut down was very slow and disorganized. Some high priority process was obviously not wanting to let go.


  • plillies Aug 27, 2008

    The computer is 3 or 4 years old. Although it has 1G of RAM I am wondering whether perhaps the RAM is too slow for the audio board. If you offer an explanation along these lines, I would like to understand why it only fails with Youtube and similar files.

  • plillies Aug 27, 2008

    Excellent. This could be the answer. I seem to be using a Radeon 9600 driver. Trouble is, according to ATI, that is not an option for an integrated video such as I have. This is a rather old computer. Is there an easy way to find out what my video hardware is? I no longer have the motherboard documentation.

  • plillies Aug 28, 2008

    Well, it turned out I do have a Radeon 9600 card installed. The drivers were from 2004, so I updated them. I also updated the mouse driver. It didn't fix anything. Same symptoms as before and still crashes when you test the audio board in Diagdx.

  • plillies Aug 28, 2008

    One other detail. When I updated the video drivers it said:

    "Severe Error: No GUID"

    That's probably not good.


  • plillies Aug 30, 2008

    It looks like you guys aren't going to be able to help me. Someone suggested I might be having some kind of system conflict. I have noted the IRQs displayed on the boot screen. Does this lead to any suggestions?

    5 - OHCI
    12 - OHCI
    11 - EHCI
    11 - Network controller
    14 - EDI
    12 - Single comm
    5 - Multimedia
    12 - Display
    9 - ACPI



  • plillies Aug 31, 2008

    Well, I think I found out what was wrong with my computer. It had a virus. There were three components:

    getsn32.dll
    hljwugsf.bin
    uoyzsydz.exe

    The latter file was hopelessly sprinkled throughout my registry, so I'm going to have to re-install XP.

    Hopefully all will work normally afterwards.


  • plillies Sep 05, 2008

    As I said, I had a horrible virus and had to toast my registry to get rid of it. What I did is copied the repair registry over top of the registry that was there.

    Now the virus is probably gone, but all I have is a bare bones XP system with no connection to the internet. I am wondering if anyone can explain how to get my internet connection back. I have a high-speed LAN going through a router.

    I figure if I can get my connection to the internet back, I can re-install all my software without reformatting.

    The make a new connection wizard does not provide the options I need.

    Any suggestions?

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Hi,

On the re-installation of your device drivers, pls post back make & model of your motherboard.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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Have you tried updated drivers from the Creative website. Also make sure the chipset driver for your motherboard is up to date since this card is PCI-Express isn't it? If you running Vista I know that have been problem with creative drivers, make sure you are running SP1 for Vista. And you may not have much luck if you're running 64bit Vista or XP.

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I assume you uninstalled any previous sound driver, and you have the latest driver from the sound card web site, as it sounds as if you have a conflict between your sound and video driver, hence the mouse problem, check for the latest video driver and sound, if there are newer versions uninstall the old ones first

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Ram helps in increasing speed and the slow speed will give you this problem.now when every thing is working properly except the jerking problem.just uninstall and reinstall now.with high capacity ram.and also recheck your internet speed.before installing.

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Update internet explorer, download here latest one:
Internet Explorer: Get It Now

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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    Ginko Aug 26, 2008

    If you have shared RAM on your video card, the card is using system RAM, add a 1 GB module, they go cheap nowadays.

  • Ginko
    Ginko Aug 27, 2008

    It looks like the two things are related. If the mouse and the audio drivers are probably in conflict. You should reinstall both of them.

    More likely it is the audio driver or the Sound Blaster hardware itself that is giving troubles.




  • Ginko
    Ginko Aug 28, 2008

    You have a conflict involving the video drivers, it is caused by several Windows registry values that does not get reset when you reinstall Windows.
    Only easy way to fix this is reinstalling Windows from scrap.
    If you do not want to reinstall Windows you will have to work on windows registry purging some video related registry entries.

    Here you find the How to, you will need to go over first page and read the following of the procedure, read also feedback from users one got Guid error (DriverHeaven.net).
    Do a backup of your files first.

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    Ginko Aug 31, 2008

    It is not someone suggesting it, is that you have a conflict between hardwares, probably in use of memory resources.

    "Severe: Error: No GUID on video section"

    This is not an IRQ conflict, when it is an IRQ conflict you see immediately on device properties, and usually you see an yellow exclamation mark on device list.
    IRQ means Interrup request, it is the priority in using the CPU during a CPU cycle.
    When is IRQ conflict you usually Fix it just reinstalling the drivers, in your case here you need to purge registri entries and apply a patch (or do a fresh installation of Windows).

    Try putting a corded mouse to test the system, if you do not have the problem decide between replacing mouse or attempting to fix the system.
    If you still have the problem, mouse disappearing was only collateral, only choice is fix the system problem.
    Again here is the how to : Here you find the How to.
    I dont care what you read from others experts, someone may had been not very precise.
    Read here solution on first pages, Here you find the How to.

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Its your processor and ram size high enough to accomodate it.check your anti spy and anti ware application for possible interference

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    Starnley Johnwells Aug 26, 2008

    you equally the space on your hard disk and try using qick time check the connection speed setting

    You may need to change the connection speed setting for QuickTime:

    1. Go to Edit, then Preferences, and select QuickTime Preferences.

    2. Click the Streaming tab and set Streaming Speed to the appropriate choice, depending on your internet connection. If you do not know the connection speed, leave it set to Automatic.

    3. Close the control panel and then try replaying the file.

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Video & Audio mixed = Movie

YouTubero since March started encoding with aac stereo format. You got all audio codecs needed installed ?

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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    monk3ybidzness Aug 26, 2008

    You got no problem with your hardware - It's CODEC

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    Follow MyTechGuru 's suggestion / intruction


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Try downloading the Registry Fix for Flash player
http://depositfiles.com/en/files/1492978

OR

  1. Download and install K-Lite Codec Pack version 3.3.0 Full from here or here, or choose other versions from more mirrors here. You can deselect most components that you don’t need, except Codec Tweak Tool under the Tools section.
  2. After installed, click on Start button, then go to All Programs-> K-Lite Codec Pack -> Configuration -> Codec Tweak Tool.I installed a creative xtreme - ded8f20.jpg
  3. In the Codec Tweak Tool window, tick the check box next to [Registry] Fix non-working system sound.

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The problem seems to be with macromedia flash player

Go to the adobe website www.adobe.com and install the updated version of flash player and let me know the result

Also check ur internet connection and that ur not throttled due to downloading over ur quota

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    John Smith Aug 26, 2008

    K-Lite Codec Pack version 3.3.0 has spyware and a virus



    Beware !!!

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Try downloading a video player for web viewing. You can find a couple that are youtube specific at filehippo.com or download.com I recommend downloading one or two that covers most video formats from the web, this way you won't have any problem at other sites you may want to watch videos from.

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    Ryan Rogers Aug 26, 2008

    Here's a couple of links for downloading video software. On the first, about half way down the page, VLC is a good one (I use it), and the GOM is another good one. The second link is primarily for watch video through your browser, try a few and see which works best for you.



    http://www.download.com/Video-Software/?...



    http://www.download.com/Video/3150-13458...

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    Ryan Rogers Aug 26, 2008

    Have you tried the programs for web video viewing that I posted?

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    Ryan Rogers Aug 27, 2008

    That sounds like you have a software conflict somewhere.

  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Aug 27, 2008

    1g is plenty for the video. I still say you need a web video viewer, it sounds like the system is have trouble with the video format.

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    Ryan Rogers Sep 01, 2008

    Sorry to hear about the virus. If you need any other advice, just ask.

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    Ryan Rogers Sep 05, 2008

    You will need to figure out which network controller you have and download the drivers for it.

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Just checking also the RAM of your computer, because with video streaming it needs a fast internet connection and also a high RAM of your computer since it will be doing alot of process, if you can update the RAM and see if that will work..

Hope that helps.......

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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    Mark Gil Aug 26, 2008

    Ok good, if that;s the case I believe everyhting is working fine before you install that Creative extreme, so if you want try to uninstall/reinstall that device then make sure you install the software from the setup CD...

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Is the internet speed enough to play the steaming video?

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Hi,

I suggest you to once try using a different browser like Firefox to play the video in youtube.I'll give you the download link.

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I have a creative sound card and i want its sound driver pls tell me what to do vijay


Look at the model number on the Creative sound card. You want to match up the correct drivers.

Once you find it go to Creative Worldwide Support,

http://support.creative.com/

A) Click on the SoundBlaster icon.

B) Click on the soundcard icon that matches yours. I'm going to click on the X-Fi Xtreme Audio icon to use for an example.

Here on the next page we see we are presented with two driver choices.

1) Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio driver 1.04.0090

and,

2) Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio pack 1.04.0079


The 1.04.0090 audio driver is for Vista, and Windows 7.
It also contains the Creative Audio console.
Click on Show Details to the right for more information.

The 1.04.0079 audio pack is for Windows XP, and Vista.
It also has the Creative Audio Console.
Click on Show Details to the right for more information.

When you have the applicable choice, click on the red Download.

On the next page read the Creative Software License Agreement, then click on Agree.

A small window will come up. Write down the file name.
For example I am looking at Opening XFXA_PCDRV_LB_1_04_0079

The file name is > XFXA_PCDRV_LB_1_04_0079.exe

This is the file name I will look for.

Click on Save File.

A small window will come up on the left.
Quickly look at the heading of this window.
This is where the file will download to.

Look for My Documents, (Documents for Vista), or Downloads, or Desktop, in the heading.

Close all windows, go back to the desktop screen. See the file name?

NO?
Click on Start > then click on My Documents. (WinXP)

Don't see the file name there?
Look for a folder named Downloads.
Double-click on the Downloads folder name look for the file name.

When you see the file name double-click on it. Follow the easy instructions of the Installation Wizard.
(Essentially just click on Next, Next, and Finish. Then restart your computer.

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Are you using the latest driver ? If yes then maybe it's an corrupted one - uninstall it, run a system cleaner and download (as in  Save, not Run) the latest one from
http://support.creative.com/Products/ProductDetails.aspx?catID=1&CatName=sound+blaster&subCatID=208&subCatName=X-Fi&prodID=14066&prodName=X-Fi+XtremeMusic
After the download has ended close the browser and launch the installer.

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I recently updated my Creative Sound Blaster Xtreme Audio Card and RealTek HDMI Audio Output drivers, and now it seems they won't work with each other. I cannot get sound on my computer.


sound blaster cards are known problem makers they don't play well with others go to start-controll panel-system-hardware-device manager and find your realtek hdmi and disable it its eather 1 or the other you cant have both. sorry

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I have a creative audigy Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy 2 Sound Card and Creative 7.1 surround sound speakers. When I was using XP all 7 speakers worked perfectly. Now with my newer Vista machine,...


Uninstall all sound drivers for the card. Delete all folder and use search to locate everything related to the sound card. Remove card , turn comp on w/o card. Turn off reinsert card.
Should fix it.
Vista has many,many issues like this.
If you have more types of sound listed in "SOUNDS" delete all but Audigy.
Re-install drivers AFTER you get ALL NEW VISTA UPDATES>
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I installed a creative xtreme audio card under xp. All works fine, except Youtube. With Youtube you get a burst of sound, then the video slows to a crawl, the audio just gurgles, and the mouse reponse...


When this happen it is often a problem with the compression codes used by youtube streaming. Often they are not being managed if the browser is not up to date.

Check that the video card is installed properly and can play movies, for example test a DVD.

Try updating Internet Explorer: Internet Explorer: Get It Now

Check also this info from Youtube.

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If you must, install a upgrade for your intergrated sound. Just so you can uninstall it after a reboot. Re disable the sound in the bios. Do not install your new card yet. While back in windows device manager you should be missing a PCI device. Shut down install the new sound card. Hopefully windows will want the drivers & all runs fine. If still no it could be a bad card (i know what your thinking but it's possible). The only thing left is the regestry is using the wrong PCI device.

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This Sound Blaster X-Fi Vista Installation CD is intended to support X-Fi products bought before a Vista installation CD was available in the box.
It supports the following models:
  • SB X-Fi Xtreme Music (SB0460)
  • SB X-Fi Xtreme Gamer (SB0730/SB073A)
  • SB X-Fi Xtreme Gamer - Fatal1ty Professional Series (SB046A)
  • SB X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS (SB0466/SB0256)
  • SB X-Fi Platinum (SB0460/SB0251)
  • SB X-Fi Platinum Fatal1ty Champion Series (SB046A/SB0256)
  • SB X-Fi Elite Pro (SB0550/SB0510, SB055A/SB0510) This CD does not support the Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio range (SB0790/SB0792).
This Sound Blaster X-Fi Vista Installation CD includes a full suite of drivers and applications:
  • X-Fi Mode Consoles (Gaming/Entertainment/Audio Creation)
  • Creative Mode Switcher
  • Creative Audio Console
  • THX Console
  • Creative MediaSource 5
  • Creative Smart Recorder 2
  • Creative WaveStudio
  • SoundFont Bank Manager
  • Creative 3DMIDI Player
  • Creative Diagnostics
  • Creative Entertainment Center
For more information on how to obtain a copy of Sound Blaster X-Fi Vista Installation CD, please refer to our regional sites at www.europe.creative.com or us.creative.com.
Windows XP applications do not work with Windows Vista. When launched, it will display a message "The audio device supported by this application is not detected. The application will exit" even though your Sound Blaster card is working properly.
If you have installed any Windows XP applications for your Sound Blaster X-Fi card, it is recommended that you uninstall these (Windows XP) applications before installing the Sound Blaster X-Fi Vista Installation CD. To uninstall, go to Control Panel, and select Programs and Features, and then choose the applications that you need to uninstall.

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