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Awful crackling/popping noises consistent in music and midi-apps...

Q: Awful crackling/popping noises consistent in music and midi-apps...

Hello again everyone I have a computer that SHOULD be running amazingly well and it does for the most part I really have NOTHING on here it is a Dell customized PC only running processes regularly Here are the specs Dell Dimension DIM Pentium CPU GhZ GB RAM Windows XP Home Edition So everything runs fine I have a wireless Linksys router which I JUST upgraded to the latest firmwire and everything brand new speakers an external MyBook GB USB Hard Drive which holds my music Everything in consistent and midi-apps... Awful noises music crackling/popping was running great but my music pops and crackles id say about every seconds I also use a Midi Controller Keyboard Keystation es by M-Audio I play the M-Tron software and it crackles louder than hell when going on a note for longer than seconds It is all in and out on and off I have no idea what could be causing it people have told me it is the CPU and the computer is struggling but it just does not make sense I am barely running anything on here my processes are all normal and everything the Linksys wireless was a hog Awful crackling/popping noises consistent in music and midi-apps... for a while but the firmwire fixed it up a lot Does anyone have any ideas or can help me Also all of the midi keyboard software is Awful crackling/popping noises consistent in music and midi-apps... detached from the external HD the external HD is JUST music so it has no connection to the popping and crackling of the M-Tron software with the keystation es Thank you for any help anyone can give nbsp

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A: Awful crackling/popping noises consistent in music and midi-apps...


I have tested old speakers with the OLD audio card, which is still installed above my new Audiphile one. Old speakers work PERFECTLY, so it is NOT the CPU or PC. It is either the SPEAKERS or the AUDIOPHILE sound card. How do I find out? I have no other speakers that connect to the Audiophile card, and I have no other PC with a card that can test the speakers.

Anyone have an educated decision? A popping noise every 10 seconds or so, on and off, sometimes never happens...audiocard most likely, right? The speakers were bought brand new, M-Audio Studio Pro 3's. They seem just fine.

Any ideas?
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A:Popping/crackling noises after changing mobo

Did you happen to install the Gigabyte "EasyTune" program? If you did, uninstall that. It caused me audio problems in my recording studio system that uses a Gigabyte motherboard (GAZ77X UD5H).

Other things that can contribute to the problem: Wi-Fi, a cordless phone or cell phone close by. Video card drivers, sound card drivers. Also a power supply can cause this.

But, as you have found out there is no "one fix" for the problem.
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I've solved the problem by changing the PSU to a decent Antec one.

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A:Dell Inspiron 11 3147 - crackling noises

Hi clb708,
I would suggest that you run the diagnostics on the computer by following the steps mentioned in the video below and check if there is any issue with the hardware on your system.
Please let me know the findings.
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A:Realtek onboard sound card: Static/Crackling noises

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A:Popping/crackling when using headset

Quote: Originally Posted by SXRguyinMA

I'm using a GameCom777 headset. When I play with the USB adapter I get popping and craclking. If I play without it or with just the PC speakers I dont get any crackling. 'm running DX11. Plantronics' FAQ says to run DxDiag and go to the Sound 1 tab, then turn hardware acceleration from full to normal. Problem is I dont have a hardware acceleration slider there. I cant find settings for it ANYWHERE. I didnt have this issue when I was running the 32-bit version of 7, it started with the 64-bit. Its really annoying and I cant seem to figure it out.

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A:Sound crackling/popping

First off welcome to SF. Second with sounds I would double check all your connections. Most often this is the pin making poor contact or even the beginning of a wire breaking down maybe from a bend or crimp. Then I would uninstall and reinstall the most current audio drivers and as well go to the mono mfgrs. site to check for other driver updates and lastly read to see if any bios updates deal with sound issues.
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A:Sound Popping/Crackling

Popping and crackling has been an issue with some. Wi-Fi is one known cause. Old drivers are another, for both the sound and video. Some system monitor and configuration programs can also cause this. The is no "one fix", from what I've seen - on the Windows 7 forum and the Dell users forum. Its not as prevalent as it was but there are still occasional reports of problems.

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A:I can hear Crackling and Popping!

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A:Sound crackling/popping

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Do you get the same pops/cracks if you use speakers instaed of the headset?
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A:Crackling and popping audio.

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A:HP 2000 Audio Crackling and Popping

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A:Seemingly random audio crackling/popping

Please fill in the My System Specs - we can only guess and talk in generalities without it.

If you look over the many posts on this forum (and other forums) about the popping and crackling you will see its an often reported problem.

There is no "one fix" for this, however there are some things that are known to cause it (and high latency). Wireless controllers (wi-fi) are one known cause. A user on the Sonar (recording software) forum reported getting spikes and high latency as shown with the DPC Latency checker. His problem turned out to the the wireless adapter (controller) and as soon as he disabled it his problem went away.

Video drivers and sound drivers are another issue.

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A:Crackling/Clicking/Popping/ Audio Issue

USB devices do not use the PC's sound card, they take digital and convert it to analog audio. Does sound do the same thing with regular PC audio?

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A:Random popping and crackling in Games on USB headsets

Sounds identical to my problems, same mobo as yours - I think its to do with the onboard sound and it being conflicted.. Hopefully someone out there will have a fix :x

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Have you tried re-installing your audio drivers?

You can try this troubleshooter:

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Check that the box Place volume icon in the Taskbar is checked.
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Dear Customer, Please try installing the IDT Audio drivers and see if that helps:  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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Asrock 890GX
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any help would be appericated


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asus m2n sli mobo
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What exactly does that X360 adapter hook up to, USB 2.0 port? If so, once you installed the drivers it should allow the system to boot normally. Perhaps the device is configurable through gaming devices? If there is any software (not drivers) required to use the adapter/controller, maybe it needs to be patched/updated for use with that mobo?
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A:Trouble with right front speaker: crackling/popping sounds

Ive had this same thing happen to me before. Sometimes; it can be resolved by restarting the system; but if not; then you may have to uninstall the sound card etc. from the device manager; reboot; and let windows re-detect and reinstall the sound card and hopefully that will get rid of the crackling sound.
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I have a Sony Vaio VPCL23CFX All-in-one desktop computer (See my SPECS).

I have an odd problem that I cannot seem to resolve. When I play a song, any song, or any MUSIC, for that matter, I get a popping/crackling noise every once in a while. Sometimes it won't happen for a minute, then it will happen every 5 or 10 seconds and then it will stop, then it will start back up again with the every 10 seconds and then not for a minute thing.

It NEVER happens when no music is playing, for example, during a movie when there is no soundtrack playing or if I am watching a Youtube video that has no music. I get the same popping/crackling noise whether it is though the computer speakers or through the headphones.

Does anyone have any idea what might be causing this to happen or how I might get it to stop?



A:Intermittent popping/crackling noise during audio playback

Popping and crackling, if you look over the old posts here, is a frequent issue. Unfortunately there is no "one fix" for the problem.

Among many potential issues, sound drivers (make sure you have the correct sound driver from Sony), video drivers, Wi-Fi, power supply, external source such as a wireless phone or cell phone close by.

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check video and sound codecs for the capture card.
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Ha you tried to back up your hard-drive and find a restore point before your problem started taking it back to that time see if it's back to normal.
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So, no ideas of what else could cause this? I could think of many issues myself but basically all of them are hardware-based, hence needs the new parts.
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The DPC latency checker does not work correctly in Windows 8. There is a note on their web site that they are working on a Win 8 compatible version.

Pops/crackling/noise in audio is a common complaint in Windows 7 and becoming one in Win 8 as I'm seeing more and more posts about it. Unfortunately, there is no "one fix" for the problem. It can be cause by sound drivers, video drivers, wi-fi, etc. Sound is always on a shared Interrupt (IRQ) with a higher priority device and that can also cause problems.

First suggestion. Make sure you have the correct vendor (Intel in this case) supplied sound driver. This is an old motherboard and Intel does not have Win 8 drivers, but the old Vista/Win 7 driver is valid for Win 8.*&DownloadType=

You can also try uninstalling the RealTek in the Device Manager then restart and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall it. Sometimes, Windows will put it on a different shared IRQ and fix or minimize problems.
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hello thanks in advance for helping me after removing several infections with the use of forums this one is over my the google page redirect, from - in those troubleshooting noises, and failure MBAM different music commercial capabilities symptoms couple of days ago MBAM full version stopped commercial music and noises, google redirect, MBAM failure - different from those in the troubleshooting page working and shows this message translation OpenEvent the execution of required process was not successfull error code would commercial music and noises, google redirect, MBAM failure - different from those in the troubleshooting page not run even in safe mode google search results redirect to random sites please note that i have removed TDSSKiller from Kaspersky this one more than months ago following forum instructions all the searches were clean and everything was running perfectly before now last night laptop switched off out of the blue could finally run it with win repair got overheated strange ad like noise start - eg part of an advertisement for quot Beechamps quot flu pill - part of a car insurance ad etc only music and voice and for a couple of seconds what i did so far tried to run MBAM in safe mode - no success run CCleaner - temporary files junk files etc cleaned run Uniblue Registry booster - no errors found run Advance System Care deep care - while running it there came an error message CAPICOM Command line syntax error Type Command for Help also there came win messages of compatibility aid saying that microsoft visual c x redistributable setup was not correctly installed comming up wit two files in Advance System care KB exe and KB exe it fixed over K problems found on my computer after all these scans i could finally run MBAM - downloaded the latest version did a thorough search found objects details could be attached After reboot everything seemed to be fine for a couple of minutes also i could do a search with google the first one was not redirected the next one was Please note that i checked the MBAM troubleshooting page and my error code is not like the one on that page also i did what was said there and after rebooting i still have the same error code and no running MBAM the strange ad like voices still appear - a car retailer one for a couple of seconds an ad for Strepsils warm My OP system amp machine details MS Win ultimate bit IntelCore CPU T ghz What should be the next step Any logs should be posted Thanks in advance

A:commercial music and noises, google redirect, MBAM failure - different from those in the troubleshooting page

Hello, please post that MBAM log. Do nOT run a Registry cleaner nowPlease download and and extract it.Run TDSSKiller.exe. Click Start scan.When it is finished the utility outputs a list of detected objects with description.
The utility automatically selects an action (Cure or Delete) for malicious objects.
The utility prompts the user to select an action to apply to suspicious objects (Skip, by default). Let the options as it is and click ContinueLet reboot if needed and tell me if the tool needed a reboot.Click on Report and post the contents of the text file that will open.

Note: By default, the utility outputs the log into system disk (it is usually the disk with installed operating system, C:\) root folder. The Log have a name like: TDSSKiller.Version_Date_Time_log.txt.>>>>>>I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScanHold down Control and click on the following link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
ESET OnlineScanClick the button.For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)Click on to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Check Click the button.Accept any security warnings from your browser.Under scan settings, check and check Remove found threats Click Advanced settings and select the following:Scan potentially unwanted applicationsScan for potentially unsafe applicationsEnable Anti-Stealth technologyESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.When the scan completes, push Push , and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.Push the button.Push NOTE: In some instances if no malware is found there will be no log produced.
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heres the side note on the game below

Note on Windows XP Compatibility for this title: The MIDI music option slows the game engine down considerably on Windows XP. It's recommended to use the CD-DA (full CD sound) music option so that the game plays at a normal speed.

is there any way i can set it up to keep the engine from slowing and not use the cd da,its a pretty old windows game and im sick of hearing my cd rom drive spin.its a cheap and therefor a loud one

thx for the help
should this have gone in the win xp section instead of the gaming section?

A:midi music option slows game engine down(slow game play) in windows xp
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A:Script box popping up and random ads/music playing in backround

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will appear Click OKDeFogger may ask you to reboot the machine, if it does - click OKDo not re-enable these drivers until otherwise instructed.Download DDS:Please download DDS by sUBs from one of the links below and save it to your desktop:
Download DDS and save it to your desktop


Please disable any anti-malware program that will block scripts from running before running DDS.

Double-Click on dds.scr and a command window will appear. This is normal.Shortly after two logs will appear:
DDS.txt Attach.txtA window will open instructing you save & post the logsSave the logs to a convenient place such as your desktopCopy the contents of both logs & post in your next replyScan With RKUnHookerPlease Download Rootkit Unhooker Save it to your desktop.Now double-click on RKUnhookerLE.exe to run it.Click the Report tab, then click Scan.Check (Tick) Drivers, Stealth,. Uncheck the rest. then Click OK.Wait till the scanner has finished and then click File, Save Report.Save the report somewhere where you can find it. Click Close.Copy the entire contents of the report and paste it in a reply here.Note** you may get this warning it is ok, just ignore"Rootkit Unhooker has detected a parasite inside itself!It is recommended to remove parasite, okay?""just click on Cancel, then Accept".information and logs:In your next post I need the following

.logs from DDSlog from RKUnHookerlet me know of any problems you may have hadGringo
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A:Website Redirects/Random Pop-Ups/Random Music and Clicking Noises

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.Run Combofix:You may be asked to install or update the Recovery Console (Win XP Only) if this happens please allow it to do so (you will need to be connected to the internet for this)Before you run Combofix I will need you to turn off any security software you have running, If you do not know how to do this you can find out >here< or >here<Combofix may need to reboot your computer more than once to do its job this is normal.You can download Combofix from one of these links.Link 1Link 2Link 3 1. Close any open browsers or any other programs that are open.2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts. When finished, it will produce a report for you. Note 1: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stallNote 2: If you recieve an error "Illegal operation attempted on a registery key that has been marked for deletion." Please restart the computer"information and logs"In your next post I need the following
Log from Combofixlet me know of any problems you may have had
How is the computer doing now?Gringo
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"The ability to choose a different hardware or software MIDI synthesizer other than the default Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth has been removed from the user interface for audio configuration in Windows Vista/Windows 7. A different output MIDI synth or output device port can be selected only by editing the registry".

I really want to select the MPU-401 compatible MIDI Port, so I can make use of my old Roland MT-32 and the old Sierra games through DOS-Box

Does anyone know how to do / already done this?

I don't know why MS removed this setting, I can imagine that many musicians will get very angry when they wont be able to change this easily...

A:Changing MIDI Output Device (SB XFi MIDI (8080))

I found this in the web

Windows 7 midi

Published Fri, May 29 2009 1:46 AM | Ramon Smits
My midi hardware it working nice in my DAW home studio but today I noticed that I do not have the ability to change the default midi out device in Windows 7. After googling around it seems that this was also the case in Windows Vista. But luckily there are options to configure the default out device!
The first that I found was the Windows Vista MIDI Mapper control panel and minutes later the Vista MIDI fix. The control panel application fixed my problem but only lists hardware midi stuff like my MIDI USB keyboards and the hardware midi output of my Creative card as the Vista MIDI fix application lists more midi out options but I haven' not tested those yet.
Both applications run without any problems here on my Windows 7 RC x64 installation.

Direct Links:

Akkordwechsel Windows Vista und der MIDI-Mapper
Vista MIDI Tool &bull;

Good Luck

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I've searched google and youtube but mainly only found things that worked with xp and I don't want to screw anything up.

Thx in advance

A:Virtual Midi Controller + Midi Keyboard w/ Reason

have you tried analogx's virtual piano?

Virtual Piano allows you to play your synth by making the computer keyboard into a 4-octave piano keyboard.

it's freeware and claims to work with windows 7.

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Operating System: Microsoft Windows 95, 98, 2000. Computer: Pentium with 200Mhz minimum, 32 MB (64 MB) minimum, 100 MB free disk space minimum, resolution 800 x 600 with 16 bit High-Color 16 bit sound card, CD-ROM drive. Microsoft mouse or compatible, DirectX 6.1

Is this something that would be safe to install on my computer or should i should for something else?

A:Looking for Midi Software for creating and editing midi files?

Try maybe Anvil Studio.
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A:Need help with Video and Music apps

Ok then. Thanks for the help. I will just stick with iTunes.
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