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Speakers have an echo

by firechiefkevin / May 12, 2006 8:42 AM PDT

Ok so i just bought this new HP computer and I put some new speakers on, Altec Lansing. Pretty basic, two speakers and a woofer. For some reason i get this echo sound and I don't know why, has anybody ever had this problem? Is there a way to fix it? It's really quite annoying and i'd like to find out what it is. Any advice?

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Echo sound
by Papa Echo / May 12, 2006 9:31 AM PDT
In reply to: Speakers have an echo

More information required.

How ''bad'' is the echo ? Is it echo or repeated ''beats'' ? What computer- lap top or desktop ?
Do the origional speakers have the same echo ? What sound/audio card ?

''Speakers Settings'' can be made at Control Panel>Sounds and Audio Devices- e.g. monitor mounted, taptop, desktop stereo speakers, surround sound speakers.... Your sound card audio device, e.g. Realtek AC'97, may have a sound adjustment for sound effects for different environments. There may be adjustments on the speaker system itself. If it is ''beat frequency'' echo, then try reversing the +ve and -ve terminals at the speakers or even the left/right speaker cables.

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by PKsteven / May 12, 2006 7:31 PM PDT
In reply to: Echo sound

Open the volume control and mute the mic button.

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I fixed it when i wasn't even trying to......
by firechiefkevin / May 13, 2006 1:37 PM PDT
In reply to: hmmmm

So i did a driver reinstall and restarted my computer and when i opened winamp and tried to press play, it said error and the sound stopped working all together, SO, I rolled the driver back and restarted, and boom, my sound came back and the echo was, gone. WIndows is ridiculous -_-

But I love it at the same time, lol

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Try this...
by rogue316 / June 10, 2010 6:37 PM PDT

I know you fixed this issue, but I have another possible solution to fix this...

Open the Control Panel, select "Sound, Speech and Audio Devices"

then select "Realtek HD Sound Effect Manager" here you'll probably see that "Stone Corridor" has been selected. To fix this go to the Drop Down Box and select "None". This should fix it. Wink

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