Re: [Hampshire] [OT] Annoyance - Windows Sound

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Author: Neil Stone via Hampshire
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CC: Neil Stone
Subject: Re: [Hampshire] [OT] Annoyance - Windows Sound
If it's heavy disk IO causing the issue, perhaps consider an SSD? You
should be able to clone your current system on to the SSD, so no need to
pay out for replacement software. Either that or perhaps a RAM upgrade.

To be honest though, eBay + playing some music shouldn't be that IO heavy...

On Sat, 4 Apr 2020 at 12:21, Rob Malpass via Hampshire <
hampshire@???> wrote:

> Hi all
> I have a /* not wishing to tempt fate **/ stable /** end of wish */
> Windows machine which works in every respect other than it intermittently
> has a problem with cracking / delayed sound during heavy disk access. Try
> listening to music and looking at ebay concurrently and it’s very
> annoying. In all other respects the box is fine – albeit approaching 5
> years old. Not being a gamer – I’ve no real need to upgrade – so the cost
> of the upgrade itself + MS Office (required for work) + my magnification
> software is non-trivial.
> Apparently this is a very common problem but most searches I’ve done
> suggest a driver issue – but I’ve tried all these (including using a sound
> card as opposed to onboard sound) and same issue pervades so I can’t see
> how it can be a driver issue.
> Has anyone come across this and fixed it?
> Cheers
> Rob
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