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Realtec Sound card. Fuzzy/static sound

Q: Realtec Sound card. Fuzzy/static sound

ive updated all the drivers and still get the same prob.
this is in windows 7. So i am out of things to try. first bug ive run in to and its a big one at that. apart from that windows 7 is damn hot
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A:Realtek sound fuzzy/static

2.27 seems to have improved the situation.... it's still not crystal clear, but it is tolerable now.
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A:sound is fuzzy and static (win7)


do me a favor. go into device manager (type device manager in search) and look at the audio tab. Is the device listed? dows it have a yellow triangle on it? is there any other "unknown" devices listed with yellow triangles?


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A:Coax output from realtec sound card, (PCM?)

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My problem is that whenever my HD is being used (the hd light is on) i get static distortion in my sound then when its not using my hard drive its fine. I have tried 3 different drivers and also tried my old sound card and it did the same thing.

example: I will be listin to my music with winamp or media player then i open up my computer and i get static.

Please help me the best you can thank you

PS: i checked the irq's and the sound card is by itself.

A:Sound Card Static

Welcome to TSG!
Please make one post per problem or there can be confusion in answers. Also be patient on this one.

Closing thread Duplicate.
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example: I will be listin to my music with winamp or media player then i open up my computer and i get static.

Please help me the best you can thank you

PS: i checked the irq's and the sound card is by itself.

A:Sound Card Static

Please don't duplicate post....reply here:
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A:Sound Card Static

Double click on the sound icon than mute the "Microphone".

hope this helps
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A:Sound Card picking up static

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Hi rlamon and welcome to Vista Forums

Are you saying that you have lost sound altogether, or do you still have sound but just not from the TV card? It could be that there is actually nothing wrong with the hardware, only you might have forgotten to connect the audio loop-through cable. Check the bracket of the TV card. Is there a socket on there, similar to your audio sockets, marked Audio Out (or similar)? If there is, you need a patch lead to connect it to your line-in socket. You will then have to activate this socket and set the correct function and levels from within the Realtek interface program.
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A:Onboard Realtec Sound Recording

Go to the Sound Panel, Recording section. RIGHT click in an empty space in that panel and then LEFT click to Show "Disabled" and "Disconnected" devices. In most cases this will now show the Stereo Mix and it can be enabled and set as default recording device.
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I'm using latest drivers from Creative. Some people suggest trying Daniel_K drivers but I'm not quite sure if this is driver related issue.

A:Sound card causing static noise on microphone

Do you have the Integrated Audio (on the motherboard) disabled in the BIOS? If its still enabled it can cause conflicts with the SoundBlaster. Whether this will cause the noise problem?? but its something to check.

Noise is a major complaint with Win 7 systems. There is no "one fix" for the problems.

If you are using the front panel headphone jack, it could be the routing of the cable to the sound card. Try the rear mic jack on the SoundBlaster card (with and without the front panel HDAudio connection to the sound card) and see if that makes any difference.

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A:Realtek onboard sound card: Static/Crackling noises

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A:Static background noises with my headset plugged in to sound card

Probably find it is due to poor or no shielding in the cables from the front panel to the card, a common occurrence in a lot of cases. One way to test is with the headset plugged into the front jacks, move the cable inside around and listen if the static becomes less.

No resolution but one of the people in this thread,

Front Panel Audio Problems - Audio-Technology - Audio

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shield front panel audio cable - Google Search

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Quote: Originally Posted by OmegaDead

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Start > Run > sfc /scannow

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A:Speakers Make A Fuzzy Sound

Well, a sound card won't hurt any! It'll do you good, but I don't think that this will fix the problem.

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A:recorded sound fuzzy on playback

Probably from recording volume too "hot" or loud, inducing digital distortion. Try lowering input level.
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thats it, and of course you can play around; if you have an alright sound-system you can tweak your eq. settings and such to compensate for playback quality.

A:Sound Static Help (removes most static)

Thanks for the tip but did not help me.
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A:fuzzy sound,massive lag and high cpu usage

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See this it will help for solution #1:
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I'm no sound engineer, but....
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A:changed integrated sound card for Sound Blasster Live but it is not working right

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

First. Go into your bios, and disable your onboard sound, and save and exit bios.

Once your computer has booted up, go into contol panel, and double click the sounds and audio devices icon.

Click on the audio tab, and set the sound playback device to your new soundcard.

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A:[SOLVED] On-board sound not working - no sound card installed

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I need you to do a stress test on your cpu with prime95 and follow this guide very carefully:

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Administrator\Downloads\Windows7_Vista_jcgriff2\091111-25022-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*F:\SymCache*
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (12 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`04c53000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`04e98670
Debug session time: Mon Sep 12 00:31:58.025 2011 (UTC - 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:15.350
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Mini Kernel Dump does not contain unloaded driver list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800e9b98f8, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : hardware

Followup: MachineOwner

11: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa800e9b98f8, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 0000000000000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000000000000, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

Debugging Details:
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_GenuineIntel





fffff880`0411d6f0 fffff800`04f15c59 : fffffa80`0e9b98d0 fffffa80`0a382b60 fffff8a0`002449d0 00000000`00000000 : nt!WheapCreateLiveTriageDump+0x6c
fffff880`0411dc10 fffff800`04df5f57 : fffffa80`0e9b98d0 fffff800`04e702b8 fffffa80`0a382b60 00000000`00000000 : nt!WheapCreateTriageDumpFromPreviousSession+0x49
fffff880`0411dc40 fffff800`04d5d5d5 : fffff800`04ed1ae0 00000000`00000001 fffff8a0`00244948 fffffa80`0a382b60 : nt!WheapProcessWorkQueueItem+0x57
fffff880`0411dc80 fffff800`04cda001 : fffff800`050f3d00 fffff800`04d5d5b0 fffffa80`0a382b00 00000000`00000000 : nt!WheapWorkQueueWorkerRoutine+0x25
fffff880`0411dcb0 fffff800`04f6afee : 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0a382b60 00000000`00000080 fffffa80`0a365b30 : nt!ExpWorkerThread+0x111
fffff880`0411dd40 fffff800`04cc15e6 : fffff880`03f31180 fffffa80`0a382b60 fffff880`03f3c1c0 00000000`00000000 : nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x5a
fffff880`0411dd80 00000000`00000000 : fffff880`0411e000 fffff880`04118000 fffff880`0497c5e0 00000000`00000000 : nt!KxStartSystemThread+0x16


MODULE_NAME: hardware

IMAGE_NAME: hardware



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Seeing that you have posted in the Hardware Sound Forum, where you will be more than likely able to get a solution to your problem, I am closing this thread.
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A:Both Sound Blaster Live 5.1 and Integrated Sound Card Does Not Work

Your Card

E-mail Teechnical Support for the Sound Blaster Card

The problem might just be the new board, it may not support the sound card, or maybe it really isn't plugged in all the way.

Happened to me with my Firewire card took me forever to put the dump thing in I keep pushin and pushin, but not to hard because you'll break the card and you don't want to do that.

so just keep pushin slowly it may look like it is in but it probably really isn't

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Hello green,

You get sound from your microphone? I don't think I am understanding. Sound should come from your sound card. You plug the speakers into the back of the computer and into the sound card (green jack). The mic receives sound. My mic is USB so it doesn't use any jack other than the USB port, but if you use the sound card, it goes into the purple jack

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Originally Posted by grimreaper

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A:Low volume with new sound card(Creative Sound Blast 5.1 VX)

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A:Sound card drivers show as working but still no sound

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