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computer or speakers?

by attackoflance / February 1, 2006 9:53 PM PST

all of the sudden when i listen to music or watch a movie on my comp its really choppy and ****** sounding
this happened right before i reformatted and then after it was done reformatting it was fine until now, anyone know why it did this?

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Oflance, More Information Please
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / February 1, 2006 11:59 PM PST
In reply to: computer or speakers?

Whenever posting questions on these forums, please give us as much information as possible about your computer. Depending on your issue, we might need the operating system, processor speed, amount of RAM installed, brand name of the computer, (if there is one), and any EXACT error messages you are receiving, and in your case, the type of media player that causes the problem..The more information you give us, the better informed our answer will be.

Have you tried installing the most recent drivers for you audio and video cards?

Have you tried installing the newest codecs for your media player?

Have you checked for spyware and if so, which tools have you used? If you haven't already and IF you're using Windows 2000 or XP, try downloading, installing, updating, then running the free Ewido spyware/trojan detector at the link below:

Ewido Security Suite

Hope this helps.

Grif

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more info
by attackoflance / February 2, 2006 12:20 AM PST

heres info on my comp
Windows XP SP2
Dell Dimension 2.8 Ghz
512 Mb Ram

I don't get an error message and its not just when using any media player, when my computer starts up that sound is choppy and also when I get messages over trillian. I would say it was the speakers easily but I had this problem before and when I reformatted it stopped for the first two weeks and just recently came back.

I have updated the drivers and downloaded all the codecs.

I have also scanned for spyware and viruses with mcaffee, ad-aware and ewido and found either nothing or what I did find it didn't help the problem any.

After all this I restarted and still had the problem.

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