Distorted sounds during boot ...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by webshogun, May 20, 2002.

  1. webshogun

    webshogun Guest

    Hi .. i have a mate who has an XP 1700, A7V266 mb, vibra 128 sound card and running XP Pro and every time hes comp starts up the windows sounds are all distorted and totally static sounding. Now we replaced the sound card with a new one, same make, put XP Home also to see if PRO was the culprit but that didnt work, ive looked at microsofts, creatives and asus web site for a patch and any relevant info, but cant find nothing. Any ideas? Also the distorted sounds are only associated with all windows sounds e.g error, start up e.t.c, music playing from the cd-rom, but no distortions coming from any game he plays. Please advice.

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  2. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Just a thought, have you checked Volume panel? Perhaps Wave volume is turned up too high. Try turning it down and see what happens.
     
  3. webshogun

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    Yeah soz man .. forgot to mention, we tried all that tinkering also .. volume, wave e.t.c all settings any way
     
  4. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    have you tried moving the sound card to another PCI slot?
     
  5. webshogun

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    Yes have tried that also .. still no luck
     
  6. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Try going back to Volume Panel. Try muting all of the outputs except wave. see if the prob is still there.

    Also make sure that all of the recording inputs are muted.
     
  7. webshogun

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    Nope that didnt work either .. dosent anyone else have an idea .. im really lost here
     
  8. dijital

    dijital Guest

    have you tried putting the sound card in another computer to see if it works?

    also, maybe the speakers are dying???
     
  9. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Have you tried the latest drivers for the sound card?
     
  10. webshogun

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    Well originally we discovered the card had a cracked capacitor, so we replaced it with a new card (same make) and it still did the same problems. And yes we have downloaded the latest drivers, but we sorted it out, he went out and bought a new card ( different make ) ROFL ...

    thnx for all your help