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Audio skipping (Windows 7 64-bit)

Q: Audio skipping (Windows 7 64-bit)

I've been having problems with audio skipping in VLC player and some game's cutscenes/movies.

I've no idea what changed, but it was working just fine a week ago. I've tired to google my problem, but there is no fix to be found, just dead ends or unanswered threads.

Help, please.

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A: Audio skipping (Windows 7 64-bit)

Try using System Restore to a point before the problem started and see if that has any effect. As you may know you can always undo any restore if you don't like the results.

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A:Audio is skipping and crackling (Windows 7 64 bit)

Have you looked over the multitude of posts on here about popping and crackling? and tried some of the suggestions?

However, "skipping" can just be a busy youtube and it's really "buffering". I have a high speed cable connection (20 plus Mbsec) and occasionally I get youtube buffering.

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A:Solved: CD audio in Windows Media Player skipping

You might want to check Device Manager under your cd rom drive's properties and make sure that digital audio is enabled.

You also want to check the DMA status of that IDE channel. DMA should be on.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cd-audio-in-windows-media-player-skipping.712776/
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A:Audio skipping

Internal speakers? Try using external speakers or headphones.

Try updating/reinstalling the audio drivers.
 

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A:Audio Skipping

I downloaded and listened to the clip. There is nothing wrong with ur playback program, but whatever program that DJ is using is creating the noises. This may be either be due to a different encode setting in the Lame codec or due to file corruption during ftp transfer. Can u find out what program he is using?? And ask him to upload the mp3s after putting it in a zip file. That way transfer error can be detected.
 

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A:Audio skipping

Hi

lol @ wanting your stuff perfect, don't we all lol

A couple of things you could try

Firstly try checking you have the most up to date audio driver installed by checking your audio device's manufacturer website. To find out what you have right click my computer and select properties and select the hardware tab and click on device manager. You will find the make of your audio device there under sound video controllers.

Secondly do a system restore to a point before the sound lag starts happening, could be you may have installed something or an update has interfered with the sound device.

Hope this helps

Stevie

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A:Audio Skipping

SoundMax is most likely your onboard audio. You can try downloading the latest drivers for it. Can you supply the specs of your system?
 

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A:Skipping audio/cpu usage?

how long have u had this problem? if it started when u started with the mem. ASUS is real picky with mem. and that could be u're problem.
 

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A:Choppy/Skipping Audio

Please do not reply in this thread which is a FAQ.
If you have comments or questions please start a new thread or send me a private message. I will post additional tips & solutions when I get them.
Thanks, I appreciate it.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3517/t/19462013
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A:Skipping Audio And Video

Hello raidencmc,The problem can happen for a number of reasons, such as incorrect BIOS settings, damaged connections, failing hardware, damaged block on the drive, drivers failing etc.here is a good article on the problem.

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REgards
 

A:Windowx XP Audio Skipping

The only thing I can think of is re-install the Sound Blaster Live Value drivers either from a resource disk that came with your system or sound card or from here http://us.creative.com/support/downloads/

CAG
 

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A:audio/sound skipping

Did you try uninstalling/reinstalling the driver?

Louis

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A:D-Link Audio Skipping

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A:[SOLVED] Audio Skipping

The fact that it happens after an hour would beg the question.

Has the machine ever been cleaned and dusted inside?
It rather sounds like when something gets hot then it begins to have issues.

Without you mentioning anything concerning what type of system it is I will assume probably incorrectly that it is a desktop.

Is the sound integrated into the MB or is it a add on card?
Is the sound output to another device that could be having an issue such as external speakers with an internal amp?

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A:Lagging and skipping audio

Have you installed/updated/reinstalled the video drivers? Issues related to scrolling a webpage, are most often video driver related.
 

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A:audio playback skipping

Hi -

Are the audio files you are playing new or old? Copy some to an external USB stick or burn them to CD/DVD and see how they play on another system.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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A:Audio skipping on my laptop

Have you installed the appropriate driver for your onboard audio / or sound card (which ever is the case) ? Or are you using the generic windows driver ?
 

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A:Wireless + Audio skipping

Hello,

I found your thread while searching for help with my new Gateway NV52. I am having the a skipping/popping sound on my laptop as well when listening to audio. I am currently running Vista. I have been troubleshooting to try and figure out where the problem is coming from and it seems at this point to be primarily when I listen to something with headphones through the headphone jack. I burned a CD copy of one of the albums I've been hearing the sounds on and it seems to play fine on a regular audio CD player...so I was able to at least isolate that it's an issue with the laptop itself. When I listen to songs just using the speakers on the laptop I'm not hearing the issue....so far it seems to be just through the headphones.

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A:Quicktime and audio skipping?

Closed duplicate, please reply here:

http://forums.techguy.org/t131591/sa3390d07addf2444be2dfa261b81a81c.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/quicktime-and-audio-skipping.131862/
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A:My audio is skipping, and cracking really bad.

First thing I always ask about crackling audio is does the same crackling and popping happen when you listen to cd audio or mp3 from a physical cd or dvd drive? Could be your SATA driver working inefficiently if so.

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Defragment your hard drive(s).

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I see you have an old video card. The driver you're using for that could be not so great causing interference in your pc operating well.

I've also fixed machines with this problem by going into bios and generally making sure things are correct. Machines with hard drive or controller misconfigurations or that haven't been optimized (i.e. set wrong) can exhibit this behavior.

You may have some luck by changing the latency for the audio using the PCI Latency tool from Guru3d.com, although this is a long shot. http://downloads.guru3d.com/download...t=951#download

I'll think of other causes for ya if nothing I've said already has helped. Good luck.

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Rouqmirg,

Please don't double post, it will confuse people and you stand to get less of a focused member effort on your problem.

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At last I have found someone else with the same problem! Does it happen when streaming videos and music too? Youtube just isn't the same with all the wee interruptions. I noticed you posted this a while ago - have you figured out a fix yet by any chance?

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A:Solved: Audio skipping on DVD's

What software are you using to run the DVDs?

What OS are you using?

Have you check out all the drivers?
 

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What is the source of your updated video drivers and did you uninstall (through Programs and Features) the old driver before installing the new one?
 

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Boot off of the Vista DVD in and choose Fix My Computer. If this still fails, go to Start/Search and type CMD and press enter. in the command prompt type Chkdsk /R and press enter. Now type a Y and reboot the computer. The Check Disk utility will run at next boot up.

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Do you have the latest BIOS?

In my case, when I just got my SATA card, I had to reinstall Windows about 4 times in two months, just to find that the BIOS of the SATA chip was just bad. After updating it, no more problems!

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Hello Tusck,

Both the games you mentioned were just recently released. Have you checked to see if your audio drivers are up to date?

-JackALope

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What do you use for protection? If you use an Internet Security Suite/Security Center Suite - please remove it (using the manufacturer's removal tool) and substitute a free antivirus while testing.

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Is the bottom right corner of your screen have several icons showing?
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A:Spotify audio skipping in WinXP

Turn off the wireless. The wireless scans for networks every few seconds\minutes, and might cause that audio skip on certain models of notebook. You should not notice it if you are connected to a wireless network.

Worth a shot anyway.
 

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A:Mp3's and Streaming audio skipping/stopping

Had this problem on a older computer, turns out DMA wasn't enabled in device manager.
Also defreg the hard drive. Run adaware to remove any spyware, and turn off the aquire license thing in media player if your useing that.. Personally I'd use winamp.
 

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let me no if anyone has and solutions
thanks
 

A:DVDs video and audio rapidly skipping

It may be background processes causing high CPU usage when playing
(you didn't actually state what the CPU usage is on)

I usually use Startup Control Panel, and remove most (if not all Startups)
Also you may wish to download CCleaner to remove all those temporary files (causing any machine slowdowns)
One last option would be Memtest on your physical Ram
 

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A:Solved: audio skipping / playing very fast !?

Try install some codecs... like K-Lite codec pack.
 

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Bump....pretty please?

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A:Audio Skipping when played in any program or streamed

it appears something is accessing the network , are you DL'ding torrents? windows updates?
what program do you use for audio/video playback/streaming? do you use the same one, or have you found the same results from different players, ie:winamp, WMP, Itunes etc.

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I've done some searching around, and it seems to be the case with laptops that sound cards are often attached directly to the motherboard/CPU unit, so if something's throttling back the CPU, the sound/video will accordingly suffer.

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A:Audio output skipping when monitor sleeps...

megaoptimus,
you have a nice system. This skipping problem, isn't really a problem as I see it...

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These cases of audio doing this are very difficult to pinpoint the cause of.

Since Vista's remodeling of the way audio works, it could be so many causes.

The best thing for now that you can do is ensure you are using the latest (and correct!) drivers straight from the manufacturers for your devices, including audio. Check everything you can no matter how much you think it's unrelated.

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A:Skipping in audio and video files/ slow!

check the drives are running in dma mode
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A:Audio Skipping With Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox

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I've now tested all the browsers on my system--Mozilla Firefox 4.6, Google Chrome 5.0.335.1, IE8, and Opera 10.50, and they all cause the audio to skip. I've also started up and used Microsoft Outlook, Word, and OneNote 2010, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Drewamweaver CS4, and burnt three CDs and one DVD using either Win7's own CD burning utility and Ashampoo Burning Studio 9 while listening to music in, alternately, MediaMonkey 3.0.2.1294 and JR Media Center 14.0.50, and none of them caused any audio dropouts even when processor usage jumped to nearly 80%.

I'm now officially stumped. While just typing the above information the audio skipped several times. I verified that no other pages were loading (I'm using Chrome right now, and this is the only tab open) and all other applications were closed. I started up Microsoft Word while playing some audio and typed at least a page of random text, and the audio played flawlessly. The problem has to be somehow connected to browsers, but I cannot even begin to figure out what could be going on.

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A:sound/audio skipping and glitching on normal usage on pc

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A:PC Running Slow/ All audio and video files skipping

can you restore to before it started ie a week ago?

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A:Pc Running Slow/ All Audio/video Files Skipping

Use Windows System Restore to revert your system state to a previous working condition.

click start/programs/accessories/system tools/system restore

The System Restore wizard will lead you through the process.

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A:Music/Audio/Cursor Skipping + Symbols Problem

Alright so I am fairly certain I posted this in the wrong topic, or at least half in the wrong topic. x_x; Sorry.
 

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A:Audio and desktop display starts skipping/jumping every second or so..

Try trading out everything to find out what hardware is defective... at this point you don't know where to begin, I suppose.
SAFE Mode: When you cold boot to Safe Mode, dos the problem appear? If not, your video graphics port may be bad.
Video Graphics: Try any different video graphics card. If you have integrated on-board video, try installing any video card... pci, agp, pci-e... whatever your computer motherboard allows.
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Optical Drive. These, too, can cause strange problems as they age. Disconnect what you have to test, or try another temporarily.
Hard Drive (try any other hard drive, install with your recovery disc, then see if the problem is still there.) This will tell you if it is a windows install problem or a hard drive in the midst of failing.
Audio socket? try any PCI audio card, if on integrated audio, or to test if current card is bad. )
Monitor... Does the problem occur when plugged into another monitor?
If you have a floppy drive, borrow a Windows 98 or Windows ME boot floppy, and see what happens... otherwise, boot to a CD.
Other hard ware item, if bad, can emit spurious responses to input... anything in a pci slot.
Likliest culprit, based on our work on a huge number of Compaqs would be the power supply. Second choice, the video port.
Good luck. Let us know what you determined the problem to be.
 

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A:Audio skipping when I play a cd or dvd in my Dell Inspiron E1505 Laptop

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A:audio drop outs/skipping caused by 802.11n wireless network card?

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A:Windows 7 x64 All Sound Skipping

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A:windows media player skipping

Try this......
On the Tools menu, click Options>Devices tab.
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All right I m going to preface this with a little info so that the most obvious questions can be ruled out Like whether the DVD itself is bad I was running Windows and used to watch DVDs using Windows Media Player Never had any issues I ve been getting notifications for months that I can upgrade to Windows for free and I ve been ignoring them because everything works I should say quot worked quot DVD Player Windows Skipping Picture I suppose and I didn t plan to upgrade my OS until I bought a Windows DVD Player Picture Skipping new computer in a year or two A few days ago I got home from work and had a notification that my computer was going to upgrade to Windows and the only option I had was several postponement duration options no rejection option It was late and I was going to bed in a couple of hours and didn t know if any of my programs would work properly in Windows so I hit the hour postponement option so that I could do more research when I had the time such as on a weekend Next day Day before yesterday I also got home from work late and again chose to hit the hour postponement button so that I could wait until today to properly look into it About minutes later my computer restarted itself and began installing Windows I was not pleased at that and the process took about an hour and a half and by the end of the process I was already in bed My internet seems fine and most of my programs seem unaffected thus far but today I tried playing a DVD and I m having picture problems It isn t the DVD because I ve tried DVDs all of which I ve recently watched I used to use Windows Media Player but it seems that in Windows WMP doesn t play DVDs It wants me to use Windows DVD Player The DVDs play absolutely perfectly windowed as long as I keep the window to of my screen or less Tried on both monitors with same result but as soon as I maximize the window go to full screen mode or make the window too large the picture skips very frequently and makes the DVDs basically unwatchable The skipping is erratic in frequency but I d guess on average - skips every seconds or so There also doesn t seem to be a button to press within the program to adjust or even look at the program settings I m still looking into this but I m quite frustrated at this point I should also point out that the audio is completely and totally unaffected Anyone else experience anything like this or have any suggestions I realize this is a little long winded but I wanted to include everything relevant so thanks for taking the time to read through all of it

A:Windows DVD Player Picture Skipping

Blame Microsoft. The Redmond crowd have decided to 'push' you into getting Windows 10 even if you don't want it. But there are ways to prevent this and its possible to revert back to Windows 7. Bit the do not make it easy. On purpose.Some recent links about this.http://www.itpro.co.uk/operating-systems/26090/dont-like-windows-10-heres-how-to-uninstall-it-1http://betanews.com/2016/05/24/be-angry-at-microsoft-for-windows-10/http://www.pcworld.com/article/3066844/windows/20-fixes-for-a-windows-10-update-meltdown.htmlSomebody even wrote a program to do it for you! (Not tested!)Questionable link removed...People are angry      

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I have just recently rebuilt an old computer and decided to put XP on it. Upon installation, on the blue screen file copying stage, it keeps saying it cannot find file and prompts me to either quit, skip the file or retry.

At the end, afte I've skipped the files, it comes up with the error "Cannot read line 0 from havfile.dll - Setup cannot continue"

Any advice on what to do here would be greatly apprieciated.
 

A:Windows Installation Files Skipping

That is usually a memory error . . XP is using memory at that stage of the install and if it is weak, this will happen.

You can download and run memtest to rule that out
 

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I did a fresh format of Windows 10 and ever since whenever I play video in VLC or media player it skips/stutters every couple minutes. It never did this before on Windows 8.1. I've already checked to make sure I have the latest video card driver as well as updating sound and other drivers. If I can't get this to stop happening I'll have to find a way to go back to 8.1 since I mainly use my laptop for playing movies. My laptop is an i3, 4gb ram. Thank you
 

A:Help: Video playback skipping after Windows 10 upgrade

The upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 doesn't always go well and can cause some programs and/or devices to stop working or work improperly.

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Recently when watching dvd's in Windows Media Player the movies skip. Its just the video. I have played the same movies in VLC Media player and they work fine. I have also tried using an external dvd player but the same problem occurs. My computer is a Dell Inspiron N5010 running Windows 7.

Any ideas on what the problem is or how to fix it? Thank you.
 

A:DVD's Video Skipping in Windows Media Player

On Windows 7:
Launch the "sound" control panel applet.
On the playback tab, select the playback device you are using (mine was "Speakers / Headphones")
Click the properties button.
Select the "Enhancement" tab
Check the "Disable all enhancements" check box.
Click Apply and skipping stopped for me.
 

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I keep getting an error every time i run Windows Backup Utility

"Backup skipped backing up F:\Recorded TV as it is on the backup target."

What does this mean, and how can i get to stop skipping files?

A:Windows Backup Utility keeps skipping files

If you are backing up to F: then Windows backup will not allow you to backup files that are already on F:. You need to go into "Change Settings" on the backup screen. On second screen select "let me chose" and remove any checkboxes against folders on F:

http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/214457-windows-backup-utility-keeps-skipping-files.html