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Windows 8 sound latency monotoring live recording

Q: Windows 8 sound latency monotoring live recording

For all of you experiencing a sound lag while trying tomonitor a live recording in Windows 8, all this talk of updating drivers andtweaking what not is pure B.S. I havedone extensive research on this issue that first reared its ugly head with the onsetof window 7 (the problem did not exist in XP or Vista) at that time thousandsof musicians actually signed a petition that was sent to Microsoft asking themto deal with this issue? THERE IS STILL NO FIX!!! The problem is in the OSitself and the way it processes an analog signal into digital? After severalexcruciating mind numbing calls to the upper reaches of the Ganges River where customer serviceis apparently located (and no one there knew what the hell I was talking aboutanyway)? I finally reached a tech that was actually located in the good old USAand he confirmed my suspicions that there is absolutely nothing that can bedone until Microsoft issues an upgrade to the OS itself? until that day comes (ifever) you will not be able to monitor a live recording in real time withoutbeing subjected to a significant time lag? Your only choice is go retro with Vista or XP or dump Microsoft all together and go with a Mac...

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I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Windows 8 sound latency monotoring live recording

I have a recording studio. We "fight" latency issues regularly. The latency issues have been there since before Windows XP, its not something that started with any particular OS.

BTW, Vista handles audio functions the same as Win 7. XP handled some audio functions differently but nothing that affected (recording studio) latency.

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When plugging a microphone or instrument into the mic/line input of my new Windows 8.1 computer (the issue also exists in Windows 7), there is a 1/8 or 1/16 note lag in the sound coming through my desktop speakers/headphones. Recording is fine, I'm talking about live monitoring.

I've used an XP computer for several years to record multi-track music, and also to record Skype conversations for a podcast. My mixer has always been plugged into the line in of the factory sound card, and monitored either with my desktop speakers or by plugging headphones into the desktop speakers, no problem.

Now I've been forced to upgrade to Windows 8.1, and the basic function of plugging a mic into an input jack and hearing myself doesn't work. This goes for analog and USB gear. There are HUNDREDS of pages on the Internet about this, since Windows 7, with no solutions.

Here is a video I made detailing the problem, and demonstrating how any proposed fix (update drivers, use the sound card software, try USB, use high performance power settings) hasn't worked.

If this can't be fixed in the next couple of days, this thing is going back to Best Buy!

A:Sound latency in live monitoring

I have a Recording Studio, using Sonar X3. Latency is an issue in PC audio systems and more so than professional recording interface units. I have a Roland Octa-Capture and get reliable operation at 6ms Latency. Before the Octa-Capture, which is USB connected, I had a Focsurite Saffire Pro 40 which is Firewire connected and the best I could do for reliable operation was 11ms.

The DPC Latency Checker (only for Windows 7 as its not Win 8 compatible) may show some PC issues. There is the Resplendence Latency monitor that is also available that will work with both Win 7 and Win 8 and will provide more in-depth system analysis.

Vista/Win7/Win8 handles some audio functions differently than XP so what happened or worked in XP may not in newer OS'.

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When plugging a microphone or instrument into the mic/line input of my new Windows 8.1 computer, there is a 1/8 or 1/16 note lag in the sound coming through my desktop speakers/headphones. Recording is fine, I'm talking about live monitoring.

I've used an XP computer for several years to record multi-track music, and also to record Skype conversations for a podcast. My mixer has always been plugged into the line in of the factory sound card, and monitored either with my desktop speakers or by plugging headphones into the desktop speakers, no problem.

Now I've been forced to upgrade to Windows 8.1, and the basic function of plugging a mic into an input jack and hearing myself doesn't work. This goes for analog and USB gear. There are HUNDREDS of pages on the Internet about this, since Windows 7, with no solutions.

Here is a video I made detailing the problem, and demonstrating how any proposed fix (update drivers, use the sound card software, try USB, use high performance power settings) hasn't worked.

If this can't be fixed in the next couple of days, this thing is going back to Best Buy!

A:Sound latency in live monitoring (with video)

My sound drivers by default say "IDT High Definition Audio Codec." I also tried the Audigy Sound Blaster FX card, but it made no difference. The posts I read always refer to Realtek. The old XP computer has Realtek. Can I install Realtek on my 8.1 machine? Or if I remove the Sound Blaster card and uninstall the IDT codec, will that make some hidden Realtek driver take over?

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This is probably in the realm of the experimental.... but is it, in fact, possible to use an Audigy or Live! pci card to record two or more audio tracks simultaneously? I'm making audio demos of some songs i've written - but being broke all i have is old-a$$ tech to work with. And recording an entire drumkit with one SM58 mic is just not good enough.
SO! Can either of these cards do it? I'm quite prepared to attack them with a soldering iron if the occasion demands it.

Many thanks in advance from a budding self-taught beginner computer tech ​
 

A:Multitrack/Multichannel recording on Sound Blaster Audigy/Live!

If you are using either of those on windows xp,then they
should be fully functional and you could probably use
this to record multiple tracks from different inputs.
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/about/features
It's free.
Both those cards have limited functionality in vista and windows 7,
so probably not going to work with those.
 

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Motherboard : ASRock N68C-GS FX AM3+ NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / nForce 630a Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

Soundcard : HT | OMEGA eClaro 7.1 Channels PCI Express x1 Interface Sound Card

Processor : AMD FX-4100 Zambezi 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4100WMGUSBX

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit

OK Its been over a week of trying to eliminate/reduce (to an unnoticeable level) of Live playback latency after I install my eClaro Sound card. I plug in my mic and there is a definite latency of audio played back. I've researched ALOT and still am having issues. I even installed Windows XP after I did 7 and ran into more problems with drivers there... So I'm back to 7.

I'm not the most tech savvy person, and have learned most of my knowledge trying to fix my problem. (ex Registry edit, BIOS) Reg back to normal since reinstalling 7

I have successfully taken care of the latency issues with the motherboard/onboard audio. But once I install my sound card the problem returns.

Once I select my eclaro as default playback device... my playback for the mic is gone. "listen to this device is unchecked". Alot of info I found says turn down the mic on playback and turn up the mic on the sound card mixer. That would be easy enough.

Not sure what I need to do? I would like to use my sound card... but might return it and use the crappy motherboard audio....

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A:Windows 7 Home 64 and HT eClaro 7.1 Live audio latency. I give up!

I have a Sonar X2 (Producer) studio. Its generally accepted that PC sound cards make poor devices for recording and latency is a prime issue, from what I see on the recording forums.

You would do better with a USB connected recording interface device. The small 2 channel devices are very popular if you don't need any more channels. The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is an example. Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 | Sweetwater.com

I use a Roland Octa-Capture (8 channels) in my studio.

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Okay so I upgraded from a crappy desktop computer with XP to a new ASUS laptop with windows 7 for the purpose of more portable audio recording, yet every time I try to record more than 1 track of audio, I have serious sound delay/latency. I have attempted troubleshooting the issue for months and months, with no solutions whatsoever. I have done absolutely everything in my power to fix this issue, messed around with all my audio settings, updated and rolled back drivers and I seriously have no idea how to fix it. I threw out my old computer so now this my only option. my friend also has a desktop computer with windows 7 and I tested the audio recording and found it had the same issues as mine.


I need help urgently, I invested 900 dollars in a new computer for recording and it's a total lemon thanks to windows 7. Please, help me.


any light shed upon this topic would be greatly appreciated

A:windows 7 sound latency

and for the record I have tried many different audio recording software to ensure the problem was only with my computer and not the program. My old recording setup was a USB guitar pedal and ACID PRO 7.0 which I never had any problems with. Suddenly this same setup caused serious latency in multi track recording with my new computer.
I have also tried with my computer microphone and the problem persists. I have googled this problem endlessly, tried various tweaks and settings and audio software and have barely noticed an improvement. my various audio recording programs do have a way of adjusting latency but I have no idea what setting they should be at, and experimenting with these settings have only caused me headache after headache.

basically if I record a rhythm track with my guitar, if I record a second track on top of it it's always out of sync with the first track. I have read on google countless people using windows 7 with the same problem and nobody seems to have a solution. believe me, I am not a beginner to using computers. usually with trial and error I can solve most basic computer related problems, but this honestly has me stumped. I'm seriously at the point where I'm considering buying a crappy windows xp computer just so I can record music again

windows 7 is supposedly an upgrade to XP, yet XP was about a thousand times easier to use for recording music. I would do anything just to have my old recording setup back.

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Hi,

I am super panicked at the moment. The 2-hr meeting recording I made today just will not play. And it turned into some Janet Jackson song? What is this?

Anyone had the same problem?
I recorded it using the Sound Recorder in the laptop.
The file is there, length is correct, just won't play and has this Janet Jackson thing in the properties.

Anyone could help me with this?


If you are in Singapore I will definitely take you for a sushi dinner

A:Meeting Recording (Recorded in Windows' Sound Recorder) won't play sound

Oh and this is work laptop, so I can't install other audio player to try it on others :(

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I recently installed the 64 bit version of windows 7 ultimate on my computer and it was a fresh install, i had to fresh install because i had 32 bit windows 7 but i wanted 64 bit because of its capabilities with my games so i installed ive started hearing these like glitch sounds when listening to music and doing something else (Playing games, surfing the web) so i looked on forums and what i got was a download to get this DPC latency checker so i did that and i noticed when the music glitched the bar shot up the program and a few people on youtube said to go to device manager and disable/re-enable some devices, i did that and it wasnt working... i have a hunch that it may be the graphics driver i installed for playing minecraft

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Hello everybody.
Before I start I just wanted to say , sorry for the bad english .
So , I have read allot of forums lately , and I found out that windows 8 and windows 8.1 weakness is its latency.
For me this proplem accoured like 2 months ago (before it didn't happend) , and yes I have messed around with the bios before that happend (now its all set to default )
Currently I am running Windows 8.1 Update 1 (made a clean install yesterday) latest updates and drivers installed (with a program called DriverEasy) , and I am also running all the default settings in bios currently . I noticed the problem , 2 months ago just like I said before , when I was watching a video on youtube . Since that , I just can't watch some videos anymore with the ANNOYING static/crackling sound , its very annoying .And it also seems that it affects CPU performance and fps drops.Like I said before , I installed Windows 8.1 yesterday , so no minor tweaks have been done to the system .

I have already tried :

-"disabledynamictick" command
-Disabling all unused devices in bios
-Disabling EIST and C1E (no improvment at all)
*-Disabling HPET Mode reduces latency , but pc isn't stable.

Here are my computer specs (its a 4 year old and its really , really bad ):

Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT(motherboard)
-Intel Celeron E3400(processor)
-Intel G41 Express Chipset(intergrated graphics card - really bad)
-4Gb 1333Mhz Kingston DDR3 Memory(ram)
-Windows 8.1 Update 1 (latest drivers and updates installed)

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A:Windows 8.1 High DPC Latency,(annoying static sound)-Help.

Windows 8 Compatibility:[FONT=Arial] The DPC latency utility runs on Windows 8 but does not show correct values. The output suggests that the Windows 8 kernel performs badly and introduces a constant latency of one millisecond, which is not the case in practice. DPCs in the Windows 8 kernel behave identical to Windows 7. The utility produces incorrect results because the implementation of kernel timers has changed in Windows 8, which causes a side effect with the measuring algorithm used by the utility. Thesycon is working on a new version of the DPC latency utility and will make it available on this site as soon as it is finished.




Source: http://www.thesycon.de/deu/latency_check.shtml]Click

Beside that it's most likely a hardware / driver / codec - issue.

Your system is also not really powerful as well.

Windows 8 / 8.1 are not causing that kind of issues. There is only an input-lag, which can be fixed via M$-tool, when playing older games without direct-/raw-mouse-input.

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My Microphone stopped picking up sound from my computer a few months ago, frustrated with different things i ignored it for the time being but lately i've a need to use my microphone again. i'm hoping to get this problem fixed i've attached some pictures.

Picture one
when i move the slider in the red box to the top the green box where the level is picks up one square

i press ok

and the green box is empty again

i go back to recording control screen and the red box is back down again.

picture three
the black box where others is located is grayed out.

if there is any more information i can provide i will.

the microphone worked fine before it just stopped overnight
 

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Hello!

At first everything seemed fine. Everything was working, I only needed to upgrade the VGA driver.
I have a xonar D1 card with uni-xonar which worked immediately.

Than when I listened to music I noticed clicking and stuttering which got really horrible after while.

Talked about it on hydrogenaudio: Clicking, stuttering after upgrade to Windows 10 - Hydrogenaudio Forums

I clean installed VGA, updated the LAN driver, re-installed xonar. Things improved but they still suck. Clicking is still a regular occurance.

I checked latency when LAN and the soundcard was disabled but latency still sucked:

Since I was using the very same hardware for years without these issues and I have doubts that several hardware or their drivers suddenly started misbehaving I'm guessing it might be an issue in win10 itself.

I attached the latest measurements. (screenshots and report) The worst values still belong to the same as the first time: VGA, soundcard, LAN, USB, ntoskernel

Don't know what else to do.

A:Clicking, stuttering sound after upgrade to Windows 10 - High latency

The latency-problem is usually caused by the latest Intel network driver. There are countless threads about this and easily google-able. There is no real help, Intel is promising to "look into it" for over a year now and still no fix.
I changed to Realtek NIC because of that - best €10 I ever bought for the computer, to have no problems.

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Hi...I"ve loaded Windows 7 and now am not able to record with it...I've loaded and updated allmy drivers that I can think of...but the option for What You Hear does not come up...I've checked show disabled devices as well and still nothing...Can someone help me with this...thanks...I've got an Asus Mother board with onboard sound or a Sound Blaster Xfi Xtreme sound card.

A:Recording sound with Windows 7

Why do you want that function?

I only ask because when you say, I guarantee I'll show you a better way to do what you want and tell you why too.

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I have an Alesis I/O 26 ASIO-based driver, but I also have a Realtek soundcard. However, neither one will record a signal on my Free Sound Recorder software from Free Sound Recorder: Record Anything You can Hear through Your PC to Audio Files. I uninstalled, and reinstalled my Alesis driver, and it records fine on several of my professional audio apps, so I know it's not my driver. Although, I haven't been able to get a reading on the Windows Recording input from any driver. I can't even record on Windows Recorder. I've been doing this for 25 yrs, and I can't imagine what the problem is. Can you suggest anything?

GPLea

A:Windows Sound Input Not Recording

I have a recording studio, using Sonar X2 and a Roland Octa-Capture. I had an Alesis IO26 when I first started computer based recording but didn't like it and went to a Focusrite Saffire Pro 40. However, I've given up on Firewire and now only have USB with the Roland Octa-Capture and my backup an MAudio Fastrack Ultra 8R.

If the Alesis records on other DAW software but not the Free Sound Recorder, I would suspect either that application is not compatible or there is a configuration issue in the application. Along with Sonar X2, I have ProTool MP9 and I had a 30 day trial version of Pro Tools 10, and the Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 was supposed to be compatible. It took help from Focusrite, the gearslutz forum and Sweetwater Music support before I could get ProTools set so it would recognize the Saffire Pro 40.

If you are going to use the IO26, I would disable the internal PC sound so it does not conflict. I had that problem with a SoundBlaster Xfi causing conflicts in Sonar with my Saffire Pro 40 (that was my recording interface at the time). I finally had to remove (uninstall) the SoundBlaster.

After you connect the IO26, post a screen shot of the Sound Panel Recording Section (mine is shown as an example) to see what you have.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums[2]=General Tips

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This is a well specced i3 laptop, but randomly when leaving the laptop recording audio it will introduce audio skips into the recording.
I have felt it is when the laptop is left inactive while recording that this occurs and only after a long enough spell, say over 5 minutes.
I figured it was using power saving methods, but when I have the AC power plugged in, the power settings turned to maximum performance... the problem persists.

I don't see any other problems and when I record short tracks around 5mins there is no problem.
The older laptop I have doesn't have this problem. I previously used windows XP with that one.

Is there anything I could be missing?
I don't know why there would be skipping in the recording.

Thanks.

A:Recording sound onto Windows 8 Laptop

What software are you using for recording? What are your using to record with? internal Mic, or USB mic or??
Go to Search and type powercfg.cpl right click powercfg results and Run As Administrator. In Power Options, click Change Plan Settings/Change Advanced Power Settings. Try changing the settings to your liking here

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For some reason with vista I can't record sound with a sound recorder. There was no problem with my XP when i got it (a different XP, not XP PRO I had trouble with. i fixed that.) but I recently installed the latest directx and dotnet framework 4. Is there a problem with one of these or is there something else?
 

A:Help with sound recording on Windows XP & Vista

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I have Sound Forge 9 installed on my desktop computer and it works fine.

I realise there?s doubt over compatibility of Sound Forge 9 with Windows 7 but I?ve installed it on my new Windows 7 laptop (Acer 1410 64 bit) and it works as normal - except it won?t Record.
I can send a music file to it OK. Waveform displayed and I play with it, etc. However when I ask it to Record, all I see on the monitor is noise at around -60dB, just as if the recorder has an open-circuit input, which it probably has! It will record and playback this noise so it?s running but not connected to a sound source.
The source would usually be an internet source eg. streaming radio.

So to check things I?ve downloaded Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 (trial version) which is compatible with Windows 7 but I get the same results, -60dB noise only!
I?ve also tried Audacity 1.3 Beta, the same!

So somewhere I guess, I need to tick a box or change a setting to let audio through. I?ve tried all the various sound settings I know about in Sound Forge and via Control Panel.

Grateful for any idea?
Thanks

A:Sound Forge with Windows 7 Not Recording

What or where are you trying to record from? If it's streaming audio from the Internet you need the "System Mixer" function. On some new PC's it's not there and on some others it's there but not enabled.

If the System Mixer is what you need, go to the Sound Panel. Control Panel/Hardware and Sound/Sound. In the Sound Panel click on the Recording tab. If the System Mixer is listed, make it the default recording device. If it's not listed, RIGHT click in an empty area in the panel and check both boxes to display both Disabled and Disconnected Devices. If the System Mixer now shows up you can select it and make it the default playback device. If it still does not show up, if you are lucky the PC vendor will have updated drivers that enable the System Mixer.

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My problem concerns xbox live as well as computer connectivity. It seems that Constantly my connection is just very bad. I will be playing Full Tilt poker, and it takes 20 seconds to reconnect about every 3 minutes. When i get on my Xbox 360 elite, Halo 3, I will connect to a game, start and my connection goes from green to dead red, and sometimes ill even get disconnected from the game. I talked to Xbox live on the phone, they thought it was an MTU problem, so we bumped my mtu from 1364 to 1500, still a bad connection everywhere. I, personally, assum this problem has to do with at least one of the following;
my computer and xbox are connected to a router in my room, and that Ethernet cord from my router to my modem is +100 ft long.
We has a wireless router, one wireless laptop connected, and about 3 computers/2 xbox 360s connected with wires.
ill be online for awhile, so any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
 

A:Xbox live latency problems

My internet is with AT&T U-Verse
Router is a Netgear GS108 v2
Modem is a 2wire 3800 HGV-B
 

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I have two different microphones of different brands, and both of them produce a constant clicking noise in any recording when I use them. I believe that this has something to do with Windows XP 64-bit and its USB drivers, because my problem is very similar to the one described here:
G35 is recording clicking sound - Logitech Forums

The clicking sounds like this:
ticking sound g35.wav

Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

A:Clicking sound when recording with USB mic in Windows XP 64bit

What is the Make and Model# of your Computer/Motherboard?
go to the manufacturers support/download drivers site. Download the Chipset driver (USB support) for XP 64 bit if they have it. If not, you will have to learn How to find drivers

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Please help me, when i finish an important entrevist in my Windows Sound Recorder, my pc is turn off and i lost all record. Please help me!!!

A:I lost the recording to Windows Sound Recorder

http://www.merriam-webster.com/spanish/entrevista

What is the name of the file?

What kind of file was it (i.e. it's extention) ? .avi, .mpg., etc...? ?

Is this a downloaded file (such as YouTube), or what?

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Good day.

I have a very weird problem and I've only found 2 threads about it on the web and they don't really lead to solutions. Here is my Problem...

So one day I'm trying to hook my headset up so that I can talk to fellow gamer's when playing online games, and it came to my conclusion as I was struggling to set the headset up that my mic on the headset is not recording the sound and it is actually my headset's speakers. I don't even understand how this is possible. This is very strange and I would GREATLY appreciate some advise and possibly a solution to this. (I even bought a USB sound card and that's doing the exact same thing)

Thank you sooooo much in advance!!!
 

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Hi,

I am running windows 7
dell inspiron 570
64 bit 6gb ran
amd athelon x3
emu 0404 pci sound card

my sound on playback after recording music from my synth comes out choppy. I have disabled every service i don't need disabled the realtex and amd high def audio check the speaker setting adjusted recording levels and still i get choppy sound. I just got this computer two weeks ago. any help would be great
Thanks

A:windows 7 choppy sound after recording with synth

What is the filetype of the recorded music.

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I'm trying to record myself playing a game on the PC, I wish to use Fraps, but I have also used Camtasia and Bandicam during my testing, all of them work fine except none of them record the game audio... it would seem Windows XP has issues with this.

I'm on Windows XP SP3, my soundcard is an M-Audio revolution 5.1.
 

A:Windows XP having sound issues with recording programs

Recording what is coming out of speakers needs "StereoMix" option that some sound-cards doesn't support, does Camtasia shows "StereoMix" in "Input Audio" menu ?

Maybe this post would useful to record what you hear.
 

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I am reposting this from DEC 24 cause no one replied to it.

My problem concerns xbox live as well as computer connectivity. It seems that
Constantly my connection is just very bad. I will be playing Full Tilt poker, and it takes 20 seconds to reconnect about every 3 minutes. When i get on my Xbox 360 elite, Halo 3, I will connect to a game, start and my connection goes from green to dead red, and sometimes ill even get disconnected from the game. I talked to Xbox live on the phone, they thought it was an MTU problem, so we bumped my mtu from 1364 to 1500, still a bad connection everywhere. I, personally, assum this problem has to do with at least one of the following;
my computer and xbox are connected to a router in my room, and that Ethernet cord from my router to my modem is +100 ft long.
We has a wireless router, one wireless laptop connected, and about 3 computers/2 xbox 360s connected with wires.
ill be online for awhile, so any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
My internet is with AT&T U-Verse
Router is a Netgear GS108 v2
Modem is a 2wire 3800 HGV-B
Thanks in advance.
 

A:Xbox live latency problems w/ AT&T U-Verse

No help
 

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Hello,

I've just encountered a strange problem:

The sound recording functionality of windows stopped working, this may sound like a strange description but I don't know how to express it any better.

First and probably most important bit of information: If I unmute the microphone in the sound Playback settings I can hear myself perfectly fine.

BUT: It doesnt seem to matter which recording device I select within the Recording settings of the volume panel, nothing works, not even "what u hear" (although im having music playing right now).

Specs:
- windows xp prof 64bit edition
- creative audigy 2 ZS soundcard

I can guarantee I havent changed anything within windows from yesterday (when everything worked fine!) to today. The only thing that has changed, is that I have installed another 4GB of memory to my pre-existant 4GB. I doubt that this is the origin of the problem though, I can't possibly spot any connection.

Here is what I did today already AFTER realizing that there was a problem:

- reinstalled sound drivers (now using SBAX_PCDRV_LB_2_18_0011.exe )
- ran DirectX webupdate

Ok hm.. whatelse is there to say... oh, I used the following programs for testing: teamspeak2, ventrilo and windows' sndrec32.

I also went to control panel - sound and audio devices - voice - test hardware, which presents you an equalizer of the recording source. Even if I switched the recording source to "what u hear" (while playing music in windows that ... Read more

A:Solved: windows sound recording stopped working

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Hello

Please I've just found that there isn't any stereo mixer for sound recording in windows 7.

Any way to solve this issue!?

The stereo mixer is not shown up in the show disabled or disconnected mode when I right click and choose these 2 options from the list.

Please any way to solve this issue!?

Thanks a lot.
 

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Hello everybody I'm new here at seven forums. I have a question about the sound recorder program in windows 7. I have a headset with a microphone and I use the sound recorder program to record audio or record myself. Like I said the headset has a microphone and I when I use the sound recorder program before it use to record both left and right channel. I could hear audio from both channels or speakers. But now all of the sudden I can only hear sound from the left channel or left speaker. Weird right? I know. So I need help from you guys why is this happening. Why is the sound recorder program only recording on the left channel?

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Hello

Please I've just found that there isn't any stereo mixer for sound recording in windows 7.

Any way to solve this issue!?

The stereo mixer is not shown up in the show disabled or disconnected mode when I right click and choose these 2 options from the list.

Please any way to solve this issue!?

Thanks a lot.

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Hello. I am EpicallyAWSM.

Alright before I explain, I must tell you that I WAS able to record audio previously.

I'm having a problem while recording audio with Fraps (a game video-recording software). Previously, I was unable to find the Stereo Mix at all, until I found the Drivers CD that came with my computer.

After I installed the driver, I tested it on a few different games, but the result was still the same: no audio in my recorded files. I have double-checked, and the volume for Stereo Mix is maxed, and it is set to the default recording device. I have spent countless hours trying to find a fix for this problem, so I decided to file it in myself.

One thing though, is that I'm aware my sound card driver is a little out of date, but I am unable to update it because I get an error while running the setup file. My sound card is "Realtek High Definition Audio Card" - that's all I know about it.

I'm sure my version of Fraps is capable of recording this audio, because I was able to do so before. Suddenly though I was unable to record audio and I had a problem with sound channels in Game Maker 8 (problem I will be asking in the Game Maker forum). I am unsure what to do. Please do not give me the answers I have been seeing for the past week (Check Show All Devices, make sure your volume is maxed, etc.)

Thank you
EpicallyAWSM

A:[Recording] Stereo Mix Available, Sound Recording Not

Are you able to record in any other program, other than fraps? Download the free Audacity recording program and try recording with it.

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Hello, i have a question regarding the windows sound recorder. I'm trying to record an audio clip from a utube video and when i record it's not clear and i can hear my hone background noise, i'm assuming that the mic is enabled... how do i mute that? i just want a crystal clear recording =) feed back would be great thanks

A:How to record a crisp clear recording using windows sound recorder?

Set stereo mix as default - in Recording Devices when you right click on the speaker by the clock.

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Hi,

I recently purchased the Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX and am having problems getting it to actually play any audio or record any sound.

I've browsed other threads with similar issues on this board and as such have disabled my motherboards onboard audio in my BIOS settings, have reinstalled the drivers from disc and from the Creative website, and even attempted to use Driverpack Online to download any missing drivers. However my problem still persists.

I can see that the Sound Blaster Audigy FX is present on the sound option on the control panel, but it never actually plays any sound. Additionally, whenever I try to play a test sound in the speakers advanced properties I am returned with the error "Failed to play test tone".

I've included a few screenshots that might help make things a bit more clear, and I'd be very appreciative of any help I can get with this issue.

Specifications


Audio under Speccy


The playback menu, speaker properties, and the error I am returned with when I attempt to test the speakers


Recording menu

A:Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX Sound Card, no playback/recording

First thing, I assume you have correctly attached your speakers to the new SoundBlaster.

As you have a separate sound card, did you disable any on-board (on the motherboard) audio in the BIOS? If not, that is the first step. The on-board, is still enabled, can conflict with the SoundBlaster.

Also, temporarily disable the AMD HD audio in the Device Manager for testing (the AMD is for HDMI audio). Reboot after doing this.

Finally, although this has may not have any affect on playback, the default recording device should be the SoundBlaster "What You Hear". In the Recording sound panel, RIGHT click in an empty area and then check to show Disconnected and Disabled devices. If the SoundBlaster was installed correctly What You Hear should now show up and you can enable it and make it the default recording device.

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AOL has a nice feature called AOL RADIO,sorta a takeoff from Satellite radio...channels organized by music type and NO COMMERCIALS. Is there a program that will record this onto the hard drive so I can write to a CD and play in the car? What about SOUND FORGE? Can it do this?
 

A:Recording Live Audio from AOL

http://www.highcriteria.com/
 

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I have a new Dell Studio XP w Vista. Is it possible to record a live webcast that I can't watch at scheduled time?
 

A:Recording a live webcast

Try this,
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-streaming-media-recorder.htm
 

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I am going away for a few weeks and while im away i'd like to record a live game from the net. The arsenal television online (from http://www.arsenal.com/atvo/index.asp is showing a few pre-season games and i was wondering if there is any way to recod the feeds. It is an embedded windows media player which requires a special security upgrade; i am unsure about the specifics of this but i was hoping there is a way to record the game while i'm away as simply as possible.
any help is appreciated
 

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I would like to record live webcasts (CSPAN, etc.) onto my hard drive. I would like to have both the audio and the video so I could watch it later and possilby store it on CDR. What do I need in terms of software and hardware. (Currently have Celeron450, 128RAM, and DSL connection.) Thanks.
 

A:Recording Live Webcasts

What format are they being played in? Are you using real player WMP, something like that?
 

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I have this guitar amp that can act like a usb mic, but when I go to disable my regular laptop mic in Control Panel>Hardware & sound>Sound>recording, whenever I right click my mic and click "Disable" Nothing happens! Same situation when I try to enable my amplifier in recording. I click "Enable" and nothing happens!
Any advice?
 

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Say I was broadcasting live (ustream most likely), is there a software program where I could show my screen output live? I'd appreciate some input.
 

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I recently purchased a sony minidisc player. Is there a program or a way, after I'ver recorded something live through a microphone, to upload that file to my computer and convert it to an mp3. Is that an impossiblity? Does anyone have any insight?
 

A:live recording to a minidisc player

You could try here :

http://www.audiotools.co.uk

They have an extensive range of sound utilities for free download either Free or Shareware.
 

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Hello everyone,

Recently I upgraded my computer hardware to a new motherboard, graphics card and processor. I moved my old hard disks (from my old hardware) into this new computer, turned it on and it started right up, I just had to re-validate Windows 7, which went without a hitch.

Yesterday, I bought a new headset and started using it with my PC (before I was using desktop speakers), however, when I turned on some music, I was hearing a lot of stuttering/static while it was playing. I had this problem before, but it usually only happened when there was a program running that was taxing the CPU, and that isn't an issue now.

I read around for a while last night about the issue, and it turns out that it's something called "DPC Latency", so I downloaded all the tools and tried to troubleshoot it for a few hours before I went to bed with no luck.

So far I've tried:
disabling HPET in bios & switching it to 64 bit mode (it was on 32 previously)
turning off Powermizer on the Nvidia card
disabling all USB ports one by one
disabling all audio and network drivers
changing the power settings for the CPU and HDD (tried this AHCI Link Power Management - Enable HIPM and DIPM
updated all my drivers except by BIOS so far (I haven't tried that because it seems kind of risky, but I suppose I would do it as a last resort)
Another issue I was having was with my processor making this high pitched whistling noise, but when I turn off "disable processor idle" in the ... Read more

A:DPC Latency & sound dropouts

As you moved to a new motherboard, you need to install all the motherboard chipset drivers and the device drivers for the hardware devices including the audio. The audio is especially critical and you should only use the drivers from the motherboard vendor, as non vendor drivers can have problems.

Start with the install of the correct drivers and work from that. Also, the video drivers are an issue with the sound problems you are having.

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Hi
i have this issue for a while now... I get these sound cracklings and distortions when playing any song.
i checked with DPC Latency Checker and there are quit alot of red spikes. When i disable the Realtek Wireless LAN the spikes go away and all is fine. But of course.. then there is no internet :/
it gets a whole lot worse when uTorrent is running, than its quit impossible to even listen to a song.
or even when i just start Chrome or Firefox, loads of cracklings.

i have looked around but couldnt find a solution altought it seems to be a very common issue.

any sugestion to fix this thingy?

many thanks
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD E-350 Processor, AMD64 Family 20 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2667 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, 384 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152621 MB, Free - 7314 MB; D: Total - 152221 MB, Free - 6057 MB; G: Total - 476799 MB, Free - 282 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, PWWBE
Antivirus: avast! Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
 

A:DPC Latency & sound distortion

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Greetings all,

Does anyone know what happened to the SOUND RECORDER program that was in the previous versions of Windows?

I was previously on Windows 7 and upgraded to 10 when the notifications came out last month. In W7 I was able to open the SOUND RECORDER program

and then record sounds from the video that was playing through the internet explorer I was using at that time. It did NOT matter which internet explorer I was using, be it IE or CHROME or FIREFOX, etc. I was previously able to open a video, for example youtube, and then record the sound that was playing into the SOUND RECORDER program, and then save that file on my desktop as a WMA.

I have not been able to find the SOUND RECORDER program in Windows 10. Is it gone? I've tried downloading a couple freebie programs that are similar to it, but they're not recording the sounds either. So now I'm thinking maybe Windows 10 bypassed or simply disregarded my sound card altogether, ? Is that a possibility?

Thank you all for your comments, please do not be offended if I do not respond to your questions. I think I've been pretty straight forward in what I'm asking.

Thank you for your help, it's much appreciated.
Richard

A:Sound Recorder not recording sound from Internet after 10 upgrade

Originally Posted by meschmitty


Greetings all,

Does anyone know what happened to the SOUND RECORDER program that was in the previous versions of Windows?

I was previously on Windows 7 and upgraded to 10 when the notifications came out last month. In W7 I was able to open the SOUND RECORDER program

and then record sounds from the video that was playing through the internet explorer I was using at that time. It did NOT matter which internet explorer I was using, be it IE or CHROME or FIREFOX, etc. I was previously able to open a video, for example youtube, and then record the sound that was playing into the SOUND RECORDER program, and then save that file on my desktop as a WMA.

I have not been able to find the SOUND RECORDER program in Windows 10. Is it gone? I've tried downloading a couple freebie programs that are similar to it, but they're not recording the sounds either. So now I'm thinking maybe Windows 10 bypassed or simply disregarded my sound card altogether, ? Is that a possibility?

Thank you all for your comments, please do not be offended if I do not respond to your questions. I think I've been pretty straight forward in what I'm asking.

Thank you for your help, it's much appreciated.
Richard



There is a similar program called Voice Recorder, but it can't record sound from Windows as far as I can tell. Just microphones.

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I have run a cross a highly annoying feature with the Windows 8 OS that did not exist in Vista... It is impossible to monitor a line in or Mic recording with out being subjected to a significant sound delay... Being a musician this makes my work impossible... Is the issue with the OS ??? How can I get rid of this with out replacing my sound card (Current (IDT) I believe the old one was a Realtek or going to a retro OS such as XP or Vista... Windows 8 is full of annoying redundant features but this is by far has been the hardest to try and resolve....

A:Annoying time lag on monitoring live recording

Perhaps I should be more specific? The signal source ( i.e.line in- mic etc?) is being recorded in real time but it is impossible to hear live as it is being recorded, there are two options as far as I can tell? clickon the? listen tab? and get the annoying sound delay or click off the tab andhear nothing at all live from the recording source? Is there a fix ??? Can Iupdate the IDT drivers??? Do I dump windows 8 and go retro??? Do I invest in anew sound card ??? Wish I would havenever purchased this OS? Can?t click and rearrange files within a folder haveto rename them? Start screen and all consuming media library is a big pain inthe rear? etc?etc?lol?

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So, I want to record a stream with a microphone. I wanna know how can I improve voice quality considering it's a live record, meaning there's no after-edit.

I've been using Audacity for my Youtube videos, but I don't think this program can be used to live editing.

Please help.

A:Improving voice quality (live recording)

There is fairly little you can do software-wise to improve the sound quality of your input "on the fly", especially if all you're using is a headset or a standalone cheap mic. Studio mics are more suitable for higher quality audio without any need for additional post processing, but even then you can't expect much if you're using nothing but intergrated audio in your PC.

An audio interface is your best bet if you've got the money to invest into your videos, as they can provide you with the neccessary software tweaks such as noise gates and a wide variety of effects. Also, it's always good to have a physical pop filter on your mic, at least those can be found pretty cheap.

If money is a problem, the only thing you can do is try and tweak around your audio settings (in Windows). But in that case I'd recommend just recording your audio uncompressed (yes, you can do that in Audacity, Ocenaudio, Sound Forge etc.) and then make the neccessary post processing fixes. It's a bit of a longer process but it's most certainly the cheapest solution.

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When I change the latency on my soundcard all of the windows sound drops off, but in my music software it is operating well. So to fix this I have to choose default latency and reboot. Then there is sound in windows. I tired to install windows 2 times and the same problem.

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Hey there,
I've been having an issue for a few weeks with very high DPC latency coming primarily from USBPORT.sys (which I understand is the LatencyMon software). There are also a smaller number of DPCs coming from other drivers which you can see in the .etl.
I've tried everything I can think of: updated chipset drivers, updated usb drivers, updated graphics drivers, tried all of the fixes listed on Google when searching for "USBPORT.sys dpc latency", etc.
It should be noted that the latency is very inconsistent. Some days there is still high latency on DPC latency checker but not audibly so and other days the audioi is mostly silence with the occasional stutter of audio getting through.
Can anyone have a look at the .etl file and see if they can figure out how I can fix this?
.etl file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/g0c09fg8wcc986f/CPU.rar?dl=1
Hardware:

Intel i7-2600k CPUnVidia GeForce 560 Ti GPUASUS P8Z68-V MotherboardKomplete Audio 6 Audio Interface
It should be noted that I get the latency with or without the audio interface or graphics card.

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I just bought a brand spanking new Dell XPS 8900.  My intention is to use it to record realtime audio via a Line 6 UX2, a software driver sound processor specifically for recording).   When i tried it initially there was a delay in the sound creation and the sound coming from the speaker.    I called Dell support, got shuffled around a bit, and found someone who solved the problem by repeatedly installing the Sountec Drivers.    Well, for some reason, (I suspect perhaps a Windows Update??),  when I tried it there was no sound coming from the UX2.  I had to reinstall the drivers for the UX2 and I heard sound but the latency was back.   I spent 2 hours on the phone with Dell support.  I spoke to 5 or 6 different techs who seemed to only want to transfer me from hardward to software support and back again.  The previous time that I got this solved was not nearly as painful.  I was told that my NEW Dell Computer was not covered for this type of issue and that I would have to purchase additional services to get it repaired.  I refused.  I have seen this issue mentioned many times in this and other forums so it is not specific to me.  AND, one tech that I spoke to for the original call WAS able to get it working properly.  Can anyone help? 
<RANT>   I have purchased 6 dell desktops over the last 15 or so years.  This will be the last one.  The serv... Read more

A:Sound Card Latency + RANT

http://line6.com/podstudioux2/specifications.html
 
This is an Ancient VACUUUUM Tube USB interface that works with Ancient MAC OS on Powermac hardware. Latest OS they list is Tiger OSX 10.4  with G4 800Mhz. Up to date hardware for this would be Apple PowerMac G5 A1177 2.3GHz Dual-Core.  Every powermac I have ever owned is still working and in use today just not by me.  Hard drives die after a few years so you want one that uses SATA drives.
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_sop=15&_nkw=PowerMac+G5&rt=nc&LH_BIN=1
 
 
This is not dell hardware and not supported by dell.
I would recommend getting a powermac G5 non liquid cooled version cuz the 2.5Ghz and 2.7 GHz units leak and die to run this hardware.  The Newest Mac that would run this might be 2006 to 2010 Mac Pro with OSX 10.6.8 Snow Leopard and Rosetta Software based on the G4 powermac drivers.
Otherwise I have serious Doubts that this runs on OSX 10.10 or 10.11 or ANY Intel Based macs past Snow Leopard based on the Powermac Drivers.
 

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So i'm trying to work on a video project in Camtasia Studio 6. However the option to record from your speakers (what you hear) is not an option. After searching the net I found one common respond is to go to Control Panel > Sound and then the Recording tab and then make sure that all disabled and hidden objects are shown. However I still can't get Sound Mix or What you hear to show up, which is quite frustrating as I am sure that is why I can't select the Speaker audio option when i'm working in Camtasia Studio, that option is grayed out.
which leads me to question, is this a possible driver issue? I was thinking about installing the Realtek Audio Driver but not sure if that would do anything different or not.
Otherwise i'm lost as every place I have looked online just suggests this as an option (checking to make sure all disabled and disconnected devices are shown in Sound)
So not sure really what to do? anyone have any suggestions or advice?
I've posted some pics that might help explain a bit better.

A:Help making sound recording, no sound mix option

Im having the same exact problem and when i tried to install the realtek drivers vista wouldnt let me ! .

Ive tried to record using Audacity , Camstacia and adobe but need to enable this option but how?

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