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Topic # 10065 2-Nov-2006 10:50
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Someething is broken on my soundcard, but i'm stumped as to what.

I can play audio, I can talk on Skype. However sound on Flash Player, Shoutcast broadcasting and recording through sound recorder don't to seem to work.

I've tried to reinstall my sound drivers, but that didn't work.

I've got a PCI Leadtek 6x soundcard (http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/sound-card/leadtek-winfast-6xsound), which is seen by Windows to be a C-Media audio device.

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Reply # 50795 2-Nov-2006 13:29
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Are you running Windows XP or Windows Vista? I have the same problem on my Windows Vista install - all sounds are working fine, but as soon as a Flash application runs it will mute the sound - until the next reboot.





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  Reply # 50800 2-Nov-2006 13:38
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I had a similar problem with the built-in Audio hardware on an ASUS motherboard (Intel chipset but I can't remember which number exactly).  My O/S is XP SP2.

The audio would stop working until the next reboot.

So I pulled my dusty old Sound Blaster Live card out of its bag and put that into a PCI slot.  Never had a single problem since then.  Sometimes you can't beat having a dedicated sound card.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 50827 2-Nov-2006 17:34
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thanks for the replies, perhaps I should elaborate....

This problem, particularly with the Flash, has been ongoing for some time, but I have just put up with it. Then the issue with the recording came up yesterday.

I have a built in soundcard on my motherboard, but as the sound quality is awful I don't use it. So then installed my old PCI soundcard (the Leadtek 6x one) about a month after i got this PC (ages ago), this is the one that is causing me all the grief.

I use Windows XP SP2.

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Reply # 50836 2-Nov-2006 20:01
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Perhaps having two sound cards is causing programs to have problems? Have you disabled the internal one throughs the BIOS settings or the Device Manager? Have you installed the drivers for the motherboard in first place, providing support for the built-in sound?







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  Reply # 50898 3-Nov-2006 12:06
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i have disabled it in the BIOS.  I double checked this yesterday, Windows doesn't even see the motherboard one.

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