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Poor Audio Quality in Windows 7

Q: Poor Audio Quality in Windows 7

Hello forum,

I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate(32-bit).I earlier had Windows XP Professional 32-bit OS and it was working perfectly.Since i installed Win 7..the quality of the audio is pretty bad(not so sharp,clear).I have an on board realtek audio chipset(mobo from intel).
I checked the speakers,the were perfectly ok.Any Help would be much apprtiated.

Thank you

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A: Poor Audio Quality in Windows 7

Have you downloaded and installed the latest Realtek audio driver from Intel for your particular motherboard?

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A:Poor Audio Quality on mic

Come on. No one can even help me on THIS?
 

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How about more details?

On 1 song or all songs?

Always at the same point in a given song?

On mp3s, waves, or any file format?

Is this a recent development?

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A:Poor quality Audio

You should have a Realtek Aux console. Start/Programs/Realtek===> some drop down menu. In there you can set-up your speakers for 2.1, 3.1, 5.1 etc. also there should be a graphics equalizer where you can set base or there can be a tab just for setting how much sub-woofer (volume and cross-over frequency) I set my cross-over at 60Hz.

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A:poor audio quality

Your system is not compatible for Windows 7 since there is no audio drivers for Windows 7. If the system is compatible with Windows Vista or XP I recommend sticking with that.

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A:poor sound quality

Is it just Audio CDs you want play then itunes is OK
 

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Sounds like it could be a setting in Chrome OS. I read on another forum users reporting that turning off Ok Google helped. Can you try this and see if it helps?
 

Open Google Chrome.
In the top right corner, click the Chrome menu  > Settings.
In the "Search" section, check Enable "Ok Google" to start a voice search. To turn Ok Google off, uncheck this box.
If you're on a Chromebook, you may be asked to turn on the Voice & Audio Activity setting.
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A:Poor Sound Quality

Well, maybe "fixed" is a little strong.

Not sure what I have done, but it did not include any more drivers, but merely changes to the settings and today, after I powered up this morning, the sounds is working without those annoying "scratched vinyl" simulations.

I'll have to mark this one up as "smoke and mirrors".
 

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A:Poor sound quality

Welcome
The fist step is to make sure that your audio driver is up to date and not corrupted
Go to search
type device manager
In device manger look for any yellow markers
Then make sure audio driver is up to date.

Question one in particular
Play an audio or video file: frequently asked questions
http://www.zolved.com/synapse/view_content/26114

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A:Poor sound quality

Hello @Shelomoh, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! I see that your notebook computer is producing a poor quality sound, and I would be happy to help you!  To improve the quality of sound on your computer, I recommend following this document on No Sound from Speakers (Windows 8). This should help with the playback on your system. In addition, you can also follow @SuperMario1's thread on Troubleshooting Guide: Audio does not Work after a Certain Period of Time. This guide should help with your notebook's audio output in regards to a recent Windows Update. For more assistance, I will need to know: If your computer has completed all of its important Windows Updates.If you have updated your HP drivers using the HP Support Assistant.The format of music files you are playing, and the program you are playing them on.If this is an on-going, or recent issue.If using headphones produces the same poor quality.  Please re-post with the results of your troubleshooting, as well as the requested information above. I look forward to your reply!Regards   

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A:Picture Quality Poor

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A:DVD quality poor on new monitor

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A:Poor video quality

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A:Poor sound quality

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A:poor video quality

Hello Ak-47 4 Life, my name is Rick and I work with the Windows Outreach Team. I would like to try and help but I need some additional information. What Video Card do you have installed? Second question have you gone to the Manufacture site of your Video Card and download the latest Drivers directly from them or from Sony?
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A:poor dvd playback quality

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A:poor image quality on pc running xp

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control panel
display
settings

tell us what that is set to
 

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A:No BASS - poor sound quality.

denzjim  test the driver Uninstall the old IDT driver and reboot after reboot install the new driver ftp://hpcomllb9.houston.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp71501??-72000/sp71886.exe 

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Anyone have any suggestions with respect to how to improve this poor photo quality or at least how to understand why it is what it is?

Thanks
 

A:Poor HP Laserjet Photo Quality

You do realize that Laser printers will rarely give the Picture quality that an inkjet will.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/poor-hp-laserjet-photo-quality.966831/
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A:Solved: I want poor quality fotos

I found loading .gif is far quicker.
Solved.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-i-want-poor-quality-fotos.1035072/
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A:avi/divx to dvd burning and poor quality

Spend some time here:

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/avi-divx-to-dvd-burning-and-poor-quality.440048/
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A:Poor sound quality (Occasionnaly)

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A:Poor video image quality.

Have you cleaned the heads of your camera since your purchased it----Usually the kind of degradation you are describing is caused by dirty or clogged heads---
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/poor-video-image-quality.255158/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/national-geographic-on-cd-rom-poor-text-quality.178855/
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A:Poor sound quality and sticky videos

Originally Posted by tyui


Hi,

I just bought a new 64 bit computer with 4GB RAM and 3.1 GHz AMD Athlon64 AM2 Dual Core 6000+. Also got Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Bit. But my problem is that the sound is awful, it sounds like tapes in a cassette player when the batteries are running down, with added dropouts and crackles, especially when I minimise the media player when playing audio files, (i've tiried WMP, VLC, Zoom and WinAmp). Any videos I stream on the net also sound like this. AVI's also have poor sound quality and can also be "sticky" the picture not running smoothly.
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ok i have had this problem before as well, its nothing bad, in fact its something built into vista to stop your speakers blowing, what you need to do is reduce the volume in windows and use the volume on the amplifier or speaker set, heres a demonstration of what i mean....
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http://www.vistax64.com/sound-audio/206982-poor-sound-quality-sticky-videos.html
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First rule of scanning.

SCAN FOR OUTPUT

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/poor-scanning-quality-with-brother-dcp-1000.714774/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/printed-picture-colour-quality-poor.950563/
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A:Poor video quality when exporting from Adobe Premiere

use the converters from allplayer
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/poor-video-quality-when-exporting-from-adobe-premiere.150516/