Choppy sound/freezing mouse problem
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February 15, 2009, 01:16 PM
Join Date: Jan 2009
I APPEAR to have solved the problem. I went into the hard drive's settings in Device Manager - Write Caching was already enabled, but Advanced Performance was not. I enabled this, and then stressed the system. How I have been doing this is to get Vista to update the Windows Experience Index as this can push all 4 cores simultaneously to a 90%+ load. This time around, after updating the WEI three times, no skips that I could notice.
I don't like the idea of using an option only recommended for use with a backup power supply - but I'm probably just being overly paranoid.
So - if there are any other relevant, or better ideas, I'd love to hear them - but I think for all intents and purposes, barring any more skipping showing up, the problem is solved.
Thanks again for the patience and help!
My System Specs
P5E3 Deluxe WiFi-ap@n
ATI Radeon HD 4670
OCZ GameXstream 700W
LG DVD burner
Windows 7 64 Ultimate
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