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Audio/Video Plays Too Fast

A friend recently purchased a used PC. The HD was reformatted and Windows 2000 SP4 was installed after the purchase.

All video and audio plays about twice the normal speed. This occurs within Windows Media Player, as well as with embedded video on sites such as Youtube, and when playing CD's. I've searched the web and found numerous people with similar problems, but no one seems to have a solution.

I attempted to correct the problem and have tried the following, with no success:

- Adjusted hardware acceleration settings (including setting all the way to zero)

- Uninstalled and reinstalled video & audio drivers, including downloading new drivers from audio & video card manufacturer's websites.

- Updated BIOS for motherboard

System Info:

Win 2000 SP4
P4
512MB Ram
Intel D845PT motherboard - board version AAA67848-504

Any help would be appreciated.

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Try reducing the hardware-acceleration level for your audio

In reply to: Audio/Video Plays Too Fast

Try reducing the hardware-acceleration level for your audio card by doing the following:
Start > Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices
Volume tab > (Speaker settings area) > click the Advanced button
In the Advanced Audio Properties dialog box > click the Performance tab
Adjust the Hardware acceleration slider control towards ?None?

If that fixes it, search for other audio card drivers and be sure you have the latest directx.

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I Did Try That

I tried the hardware acceleration adjustment and it didn't have any effect.

I'll make sure the directx is up to date.

Thanks!

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Then other versions of the audio drivers.

In reply to: I Did Try That

Did I miss where you share the make, model of the sound card and the version of the audio driver?

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